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NCB welcomes new members. If you're thinking about coming to one of our meetings please let us know in advance via our Contact page. That way we can email you more details, look out for you when you arrive and ensure you get lunch if required.



2018 Topic for the year:- More talks less Competitions

Feedback from members with regard to the meetings was that less focus should be on competitions and more on general discussions of beers and topics. The committee will follow up on these suggestions.

Saturday 16th December -Christmas Social

Venue - House of Trembling Madness, York and locality - see here for details

Competition - Who can find there way home! - Camra Map of Pubs in York

Topic - Anything you want




Currently we are looking to have six meetings during 2018, venues chosen so far are The Junction Castleford, The Sportman Huddesfield, The Jolly sailor Macclesfield, the University Arms Sheffield, The pump Room Halifax and the Doncaster Brewery and Tap. Together with the joint Competition with Wishbone Brewery. dates have been agreed but what happens when yet to be sorted. Have your say on the forum.


Saturday 3rd February 2018

Venue - The Sportsman, Huddersfield details see here

Competition - Beer of the day

Topic - Hop Teas & AGM



Saturday 31st March 2018 

Venue - The Junction, Castleford

Competition - TBA

Topic - TBA


Saturday 5th May 2018 - 3rd Wishbone/NCB Homebrewers Competition

Venue - Wishbone Brewery, Keighley BD21 4LG

Competition - New England IPA details see here

Topic - Guest speakers, Guest beers see Details here


Saturday 28th July 2018 

Venue - Doncaster Brewery and Tap

Competition - TBA

Topic - TBA



Saturday 29th September 2018

Venue - University Arms, Sheffield

Competition - TBA

Topic - TBA



Saturday 24th November 2018 

Venue - The Jolley Sailor, Macclesfield

Competition - TBA

Topic - TBA


Other meetings


10th June Visit to Stocks Farm Suckley Worcestershire

This has only been agreed in ourline details such as transport yet to be sorted.