What we're about


Hello and welcome to the Manchester Pubs and Beer Group!


This is the group for anyone who likes to visit pubs and who appreciates our unique pub heritage. We try to arrange a wide variety of events which don't just concentrate on the popular bars in the obvious areas of town!e

Manchester Pubs and Beer is certainly the group for you if you enjoy trying different beers, ciders and perries, but also if you prefer wine, cocktails, soft drinks or whatever and enjoy trying different pubs and bars in different places.


Each month we have a FIRST FRIDAY SOCIAL on...the first Friday of the month! We try to have one DAY OUT each month to somewhere within easy travelling distance of Manchester.

We also have other pub crawls, pub quiz visits and of course visits to BEER (AND CIDER!) FESTIVALS.


Members are welcome to suggest and host events. Pop a short note into the Discussions area of the Meetup site.


We have a companion OFFICIAL Manchester Pubs and Beer Facebook group which all are welcome to join, where we can share ideas about events, pub, beer and other related news.



Our handle is @pubs_beer


Finally, the group is for people who enjoy sensible drinking, enjoy beer and enjoy pubs. There are few rules other than that you are old enough to drink legally, but we expect members to treat each other and the places we visit with respect and courtesy at all times. Abusive behaviour of any type, whether at events, in comments on the site or other social media will not be tolerated.

As with other Meetup groups, the aim is to bring people together with a common interest. The Meetup group and Meetup itself take no responsibility for members' actions- you participate in events entirely at your own risk!

Do take a look at our forthcoming events and RSVP to any you'd like to come along to. A warm welcome awaits!



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Upcoming events (4+)

Monkey Nuts Part 2

Needs a location

Another Saturday Social With A Different Monkey….Hopefully We’ll Get In This One 🐵 ….The Salisbury….The Old Monkey….The Waldorf…The Wheatsheaf! Some Possible Extra Venues Include The Circus Tavern and The Grey Horse Depending on Numbers and How Busy They are!

Pub Quiz, The Moss Trooper, Timperley

Needs a location

This is a pen & paper based, general knowledge fun quiz with various rounds including a music, picture and 'dingbats' type round. It's free to enter with £20 to the winning team.

The quiz starts at about 8.15 pm. I'll be there before then to try and grab the best table. There's actually no limit to numbers allowed on teams however I will limit the number to 6 per team to avoid crowding.

The pub is situated a few minutes walk from Timperley metro station and there's ample parking on both sides of the pub.
On the night I will post where I'll be sitting after arrival.

Note - as it's the first Jubilee Bank Holiday the quiz is still going ahead and the bar is open till at least midnight.

First Friday Lovely Jub'lee Bank Holiday Social

Needs a location

A special Platinum daytime FFS !

Starting, appropriately enough, at the characterful CROWN and Kettle, we'll move on to Seven Bro7hers and Cask Ancoats, both of which offer a chance to drink outside if the weather is kind - then head along the canal to Northern MONK as we can't quite fit in a monkey ... and then ......who knows ?

Stockport Beer and Cider Festival opening night

Needs a location

After a three year gap, Stockport Beer and Cider Festival returns. Join us for the opening night for the best choice of real ale, craft keg, ciders and perries. There's always ample seating and food is on offer in the downstairs area.


You can pay on the door (£3) but it's cheaper and avoids queues to buy in advance (£1.50). CAMRA members pay £1 and can also book online to avoid queues.

Advance tickets:

Stockport Beer & Cider Festival 2022 - Tckty. https://tckty.camra.org.uk/e/32/stockport-beer-cider-festival-2022


Past events (1,012)

Grahams last stand? (leaving doo)

Needs a location

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