Southport & West Lancs team bowling over their opposition
alongside an indoor gin garden with wine and prosecco.
There will also be hot and cold food to soak up the alcohol, provided by local vendors.
All Camra members will receive a discount (valid membership card required) at the Thursday evening and Friday daytime sessions. Tickets at: tiny.cc/pdfiny. Real ale drinking train buffs will find the 5th Crewe Rail Ale Festival irresistible.
Sixty local and national real ales, all served straight from the barrel, plus 20 ciders and perries. Entry £3.
Food at all times, free soft drinks for children and drivers.
The admission fee allows access to all the Heritage Centre’s attractions.
You can also watch the modern trains rush by on the West coast mainline.
The Crewe Railway Heritage Centre is on Vernon Way in Crewe, CW1 2DB. More details at: tiny.cc/ bufiny.
The next Southport and West Lancs Camra meeting is at 8pm on Wednesday September 13 at the Fleetwood Hesketh Sports & Social Club, Fylde Road, Southport, PR9 9XH.
The branch will be presenting the Fleetwood Hesketh with the Club of the Year 2017 award.
Interested non-members are welcome.
The Southport and West Lancs Camra website is at: www.southport.camra.org. uk.
For previous Camra pub reviews in this paper, go to: tinyurl.com/vis-pubs.
Doug Macadam from Southport receiving the cup from one of the Northern Club volunteer helpers on the day