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Forthcoming Tours & Events

All tours start from London unless stated otherwise, but may sometimes be joined en-route

RAIL ALE RAMBLES: Day trips by train, sometimes with an overnight option, to interesting real ale breweries and pubs. These tours may be arranged at quite short notice, so check back often.

WEEKEND EXPLORERS: Long weekend trips, in the UK and Europe, visiting interesting breweries and pubs with added rail or cultural interest such as steam railways, narrow gauge lines, tram systems, funiculars or museums.

EXPLORER HOLIDAYS: 1 or 2 weeks or perhaps longer, to destinations in Britain, Europe and beyond, usually with brewery visits and rail interest.

2018

RAIL ALE RAMBLE No. 184

TOUR FULL, BOOKINGS CLOSED

Saturday 9thJune 2018

GDD @ 80 IN HANTS & SURREY BORDERS.

The Birthday Bash. Andwell, Long Dog, Siren Craft and Elusive brewing and the “Y Knot Inn” at Water End near Old Basing for lunch before arriving at the Balcony Hall of the Empire Banqueting Suite in Aldershot, for an early evening buffet with beers, and music from the Alder Valley Brass Band. Up to 95 places available; if required 2 coaches will operate the trip in opposite directions before arriving in Aldershot.

Details

RAIL ALE RAMBLE No. 185

Saturday 28th July 2018

RAIL ALE RAMBLE

South Oxfordshire visiting a number of community pubs, visiting a fine brewery and a most excellent railway museum.

Details coming soon

WEEKEND EXPLORER

OPEN FOR BOOKINGS

Thursday 16th to Monday 20thAugust 2018

THE LUXEMBOURG EXPLORER

Bofferding, Beierhaascht and Mousel Breweries; new tram and funicular Lines; Minett NarrowGauge Railway and free time in the city

Details & Booking Form

WEEKEND EXPLORER

Friday 28th September to Monday 1st October 2018

THE WEST YORKSHIRE (SOUTH) EXPLORER

Based in Huddersfield. Four micros in that town alone!.

 

n.b. THE GREEN HOP EXPLORER IN HEREFORD & WORCESTER has been postponed to 2019 DUE to a lack of available accommodation.

Details later

WEEKEND EXPLORER

Thursday 29th November to Monday 3nd December 2018  

CHRISTMAS MARKETS EXPLORER #15 – FREIBURG

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freiburg im_Breisgau

Details later

2019

WEEKEND EXPLORER

Tuesday 9th April to Tuesday 16th April 2019

Bordeaux and Montpellier EXPLORER

For trams and wine - and some warmth. Eurostar and TGV travel. Just 4h15m London to Bordeaux.  Max 20 passengers.

Details later

WEEKEND EXPLORER

Fri 10th to Tuesday 14th May 2019

The South Devon Explorer

Based in Paignton. Plenty of breweries that we haven’t previously visited, GBG pubs, heritage railways and other attractions amidst the scenery of the “English Riviera”.

Details later

WEEKEND EXPLORER

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June or longer 2019 (PROVISIONAL DATES)

Wrocław Good Beer Festival

Centrum Kultury Zamek in Wrocław invites you to take part in this Festival of Good Beer, the largest and the oldest craft beer festival in Poland.


BEER
Hundreds of bottled and draught beers from top Polish and foreign breweries
Premiere of the Festival Beer, brewed by Browar Nepomucen
Breweries of Wrocław and surroundings Zone
New beer premieres
Wroclaw Brewery Workshops
Home brewing shows
Beer tastings & other seminars
Beer bloggers zone


FOOD
Cooking with beer shows
Workshops and tastings
Best food tracks

Details later

WEEKEND EXPLORER

Friday 4th – Monday 7th October 2019

The Green  Hop Festival EXPLORER

Staying in Worcester/Herefordshire and including a visit to the biggest Green Hop festival in the UK, based at the Talbot at Knightwick

The festival itself is expected to include thirty plus beers from various local breweries, many showcasing the use of green hops in the brew! Teme Valley Brewery will once again be leading the charge, with many other Hop Shire based breweries getting involved as well.Live music, great beer, and delicious food. Of course, we shall be visiting many other attractions too.

Details later

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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