Welcome to the latest update from your CAMRA Branch


Thursday 1st December – Bolton Branch Meeting, 7pm at Great Ale at the Vaults in Bolton Town Centre beneath the Market Place.  This is a shorter meeting starting earlier to allow time for us to enjoy a few festive drinks around town centre pubs.

Thursday 5th January – Bolton Branch Meeting, 8pm, venue TBA

Saturday 14th January – Greater Manchester Regional Meeting, 1pm at Bolton Ukrainian Club, 99 Castle St, BL2 1JP

Branch Socials

Saturday 3rd December – Meet at 12 noon at One for the Road in the food court at Bolton Market. This is the first in a new series of local Branch socials organised every month in addition to the regular Branch Socials.  More details here. 

Thursday 29th December – Yuletide trip to Chorley.  Look out for details soon on our website

Vote for Winter Pub of the Season 

Vote for our Winter Pub of the Season 2022/23.  One member, one vote either online before midnight on 4th January, or at the Branch meeting on 5th January  

The following five pubs have been nominated.  Please try to visit as many as possible before voting. 

Bank Top Brewery House, Horwich

The Crown, Horwich

Kings Head, Deane

House Without A Name, Harwood

The Spinning Mule, Bolton

Campaigning Update 

Find out the latest on national and local campaigning on our Campaign Pages.  This includes updates on:

  • the Government response to the Alcohol Duty Review including the Branch’s response to a further consultation on differential rates of duty for draught products and Small Producers’ Relief
  • how the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement might affect pubs, clubs, beer and cider


Bolton CAMRA


Bolton Branch Update – November 2022