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CAMRA branch Christmas meal - EARLIER TIME
It's that time of year again! 21 festive folk have booked in for our Christmas meal at the Ship Inn, Herne Bay with optional carol singing. IMPORTANT: WE HAVE HAD TO BRING THE TIME FORWARD TO 7.15PM FOR A 7.30PM START. Transport: please make your own way there. It's about 200m from the bus routes on the High Street (6,7,36 and Triangle). We have arranged a minibus back to Canterbury, leaving the Ship at 10.30pm prompt.

The Ship

17 Central Parade CT6 5HT · Herne Bay


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Canterbury, Herne Bay & Whitstable is one of 200 local CAMRA branches, covering the three main towns in the area plus outlying villages.

As well as supporting CAMRA's national and local campaigns, the branch has an active social calendar. We also hold monthly meetings to discuss CAMRA business, always at a pub in the branch area.

The branch area is home to the Kent Beer Festival ( and we organise the CAMRA Cricket Tents at Kent County Cricket Club’s annual Cricket Weeks, held in Canterbury and Tunbridge Wells. See Cricket Tents (

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