28th Cambridge Beer Festival
Monday 21st - Saturday 26th May 2001
Organised by the Campaign for Real Ale, Cambridge & District Branch
Please quote the following as the Web address for this page:
We gratefully acknowledge the help of the City Council
We gratefully acknowledge sponsorship from:
Publishers of the Cambridge Evening News
Communications Technology Consultants
A leading provider of convergent billing solutions
Sponsoring the Festival programme
The Cambridge Cheese Company
Mill Road (Jug & Firkin) and Victoria Road
Sponsoring the foreign beer tasting
- City Council map.
- Cambridge City Centre Deliveries
and traffic restrictions.
- Direct access to the Green for delivery vehicles is via Victoria Avenue.
- The nearest major
is Park Street, accessed via Jesus Lane only.
- Chesterton Road (the part next to Jesus Green) has some
pay & display parking;
from there cross the river via the footbridge (by the Lock).
- Multimap, showing streets.
(Note: that map doesn't show the traffic restriction just beyond the "St" of "Magdalene St", in Bridge Street)
- Cammap, showing pubs.
- The Branch FAQ and Links pages have further info
on pubs, trains, buses...
- 5pm-10.30pm (trade session 4-5pm)
- 11am-3pm, 5pm-10.30pm
- Last entry 10.00pm.
- Admission: £2.50 after 6pm
- Free for CAMRA
members with card
- Concessions for designated drivers
- Guest of honour at the opening ceremony:
- George Bateman
- Due to the nature of the venue, anyone with unsuitable or unsafe footwear will be refused entry.
This includes bare feet or rollerskates.
For further information about the Festival, please contact the
organiser, Shaun Marsh.
- The Festival charity is
Get Kids Going!
- Turning dreams into reality
- Sport and mobility for disabled children.
The Festival is staffed entirely by volunteers.
If you'd like to help out, whether just for a few hours one evening or
throughout the week, you will be most welcome.
Help for the set-up and clear-away will be particularly appreciated.
The Staffing Officer is Paul Treadaway (assisted by Anthea Andrews; contact details).
If you're interested, please fill in the Staffing Form
- the printed edition of ALE 301 also has one.
As a volunteer, you get cheap beer and for each session you work a meal voucher.
Work will start on Friday 18th May and finish on Tuesday 29th.
Beers, Ciders & Perries
Around 120 draught beers have been ordered, plus bottled beers, ciders and perries.
Details are in the programme ALE No. 302:
Champion Beers and Cider
We will have the usual selection of fine cold meat, cheese, fresh bread and so on.
See the list of Cheeses in the programme.
See the Entertainment page in the programme.
Cambridge & District CAMRA
Page last updated 11-May-2001