Chorlton Challenge 2016
Friday 18th & Saturday 19th November 2018

The Chorlton Challenge is the annual survey of Chorlton's 28 pubs and bars which serve cask ale - an increase of two on last year.

Spread over two days, the challenge is to visit all 28 pubs but if you can't make the full weekend just drop in when you feel you can to support your local pubs. If you know the area then it may be a chance to visit pubs you don't regularly go to.

All times approximate.
If lost call 07979 350863 or 07879 880972

Click here for map of pub locations

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I know its a while to Christmas, but believe me, it will be here almost before you can say Winter Warmer. So if you are stuck for a present for a real ale or real cider fan consider buying them CAMRA Gift membership. 

http://www.camra.org.uk/gift-membership

To make it extra special you can include include a copy of the Good Beer Guide.

Don\'t worry about getting it now. The membership year starts when they activate it so they won\'t miss out on a minute of membership.

 

Flixton Conservative Club has been named CAMRA Greater Manchester Club Of The Year for the second year running. The club which is on the corner of Flixton Road and Chassen Road between Urmston & Flixton has retained the title it first took in 2015, beating off six other private members clubs from across CAMRA Greater Manchester's branches.

The club has been named Club Of The Year by Trafford & Hulme branch for four consecutive years and after winning the regional title, the club will now go forward to be judged against 15 other regional winners for the National Club Of The Year title.

Mystery shopper judges visited all the finalists over the summer, scoring each club on a range of attributes including the range and quality of beer & cider, customer service, warmth of welcome, and value for money. Judges praised Flixton Conservative Club for the devotion of its staff, the wide range of beers on offer and the warm welcome extended to non-member visitors.

Club stewards Nigel and Sharon Porter have transformed the beer range at the club from two real ales when they arrived five years ago to six on the bar at one time and the club is reaping the benefits with membership flourishing. Nigel said "Feedback I get from the committee is that many new members cite the beer as their main reason for joining the club with others stating that they come here because they find it a welcoming, safe and secure place to enjoy a good beer".

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