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At 1st September 2015
Our pubs & clubs
With over 130 real ale pubs and clubs in our branch area, we have a pub for everyone.
Check them out on our 'A-Z of Pubs'.
Alternatively, check them out our detailed and informative 'Pubs Database'.
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Wigan Beer Festival 2016
Make a note in your diaries ... the biggest event of the year for Wigan CAMRA is back for the 29th consecutive year.
Wigan CAMRA Beer Festival will be held from Thursday 3rd March 2016 through to Saturday 5th March 2016 at the usual venue - Robin Park Sports Centre, opposite the DW Stadium.
The theme for this years festival is 'at the seaside' so you can expect some fun and frivolities mixed in with a great choice of real ales, ciders and foreign beers.
Don't miss one the best beer festivals in the North West !!
Monday, 30th November at 8pm : LocAle presentation to the Tap 'n' Barrel, Wigan
Tuesday, 8th December at 8pm : Branch Meeting at Tap 'n' Barrel, Wigan - (voting for Pub of the Season, Winter).
LocAle Accreditation Scheme 
CAMRA's Locale Accreditation Scheme is simply about local people enjoying local beers in local pubs. We feel that publicans rightfully deserve to be acknowledged for serving beers from local breweries in their pubs and clubs.
Rather than having to be nominated by CAMRA members, we feel it is fairer and more transparent that publicans should be able to nominate their own pubs, subject to scrutiny of course. After all, it is the publicans that are making the commitment of stocking and serving local ales to an acceptable level of quality.
Using pre-defined criteria, Wigan CAMRA have agreed upon 27 breweries (see below) that satisfy LocAle requirements. We feel that this provides publicans with plenty of scope in choosing their LocAle beers.
Annual Branch Awards
At the AGM on January 14th 2015, voting took place for our annual pub/club awards. The winners are as follows :-
Congratulations to all concerned.
Click here to view all previous award winners.
Wigan CAMRA visit the Swan with Two Necks at Pendleton
For more photos of the social trip to the Swan with Two Necks, Skipton and Saltaire Beer Club on May 30th 2014, click here.
Beer Festival Diary