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Real Ale List Online


You can now explore the Great British Beer Festival’s list of real ales online. This list allows you to filter your real ales by style, strength and colour to find the pints to fit your taste. The real ale list will be joined by our real ciders, perries and...

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Still opportunities to volunteer at the festival


There are still opportunities to take part in the GBBF 2016 as a volunteer, this video shows that volunteering is great way to learn new skills, make new friends and see a different side of the festival....

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Volunteering at GBBF


Volunteering to help at the Great British Beer Festival 2016 The online webform is now active ready for willing volunteers to sign up at http://volunteer.gbbf.org.uk/volunteer/index.asp If you have any problems or questions about volunteering, then email gbbfvolunteerstaffing@camra.org.uk where Paula, Laura or...

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GBBF A Family Day Out


The Great British Beer Festival, GBBF, has year after year provided alternative activities for festival goers who bring their whole family (barring the dog and cat) such as the fully equipped family area. The family area has activities to keep the children busy throughout the festival so they don’t...

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Traditional Pub Games


As well as loads of amazing real ale there will also be a host of traditional pub games for festival goers to get involved with, with their drinks in their hands. These are a mixture of games that can still be played when you’re at the pub and more...

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Raising a Glass To The Rise of Young Real Ale Lovers


CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2015 showed that over a third of young people aged 18-24 have been trying real ale and 87 percent of them would definitely drink ale again. With this rise in young ale lovers the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) are hoping to help more young people discover...

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Choosing The Right Beer Glass


The Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) is on a mission to help people discover the wider world of beer. But did you ever think about not just what you are drinking but how you are drinking it? We’ve put together some information on the variety of beer glassware available. ...

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#ThankAVolunteer


What is #ThankAVolunteer? This is the movement that makes sure volunteers are being appreciated by members of the public and organisers of the event that they are working for. This started with the annual Volunteers’ Week event in June, which celebrates the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the...

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