West Berkshire Branch of CAMRA

Club Of The Year 2015: The Hungerford Club.

Branch Secretary, Mike Avery presented the 2015 Club of the Year award to Dennis Brown, Chairman of the Hungerford Club, on Friday, 10 April. They posed for a photo outside the club together with Secretary, Kevin Gibbs and Beer Festival Organiser, Ken Nisbett.

Located in The Croft, with active tennis and bowls sections, the friendly and welcoming Club has been the regular winner of this award in recent years. Describing the club as 'a very special place', Dennis said its succes was due to 'a community effort'.

Ken Nisbett said the club's fourth annual beer festival will run over the summer Bank Holiday weekend (Friday 28 - Monday 31 August). Admission to this four day event is free and open to all and there will be 14 real ales and 2 real ciders available from 11am daily (12 noon on Sunday) from a variety of local and national suppliers. The entertainment planned includes a curry night and quiz on the Friday; an all day barbecue on the Saturday; live rock and popular music on the Saturday evening and Sunday lunchtime sessions; and a jazz concert on the Bank Holiday Monday lunchtime session.