South East Sussex

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Welcome to the CAMRA South East Sussex Branch Website

About Us
Our branch covers a large area of Sussex, from the Seven Sisters to Camber along the coast and up the Kent border to the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells to the north.(click for more details)

The area north of a line from Uckfield to Burwash, is covered by the North East Sussex branch

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Branch Diary:

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Sunday 1 August GBBF in Your Local: tour of some Eastbourne Pubs: Ship, Meads 18:00, Crown & Anchor 19:30 then Marine and Victoria.

Tuesday 3 August GBBF in Your Local: Meet the Brewer (Long Man), runs from17:00-20:00; Bibendum, Eastbourne, followed by South Street pubs.

Thursday 5 August Wake for Bill Layton, Tower, St. Leonards, 14:30;
Then on to Rye: Standard Inn, Rye, 19:00; (to fit in with train times) Ypres Castle Inn, Rye; GBBF in Your Local: Waterworks, Rye ** Branch PotY.

Tuesday 31 August Hurst Arms, Eastbourne * Branch LocAle PotY; Crown, Eastbourne * Branch Community PotY; Lamb Inn, Eastbourne

Latest Pub News:

April 2021 Pub Openings
Please contact the pub before travelling to confirm details as they are liable to change



Kissingate Brewery Open Day will be held on Saturday 14th August 11.00am-8.00pm.

Unlike previous years the event is ticketed, to control the number of guests attending.

Tickets are £12.00pp and include £4.00 drinks/food tokens on arrival. Acoustic music from the Bacon Butties folk band from 1.00pm until 2.30pm and the Wes Lucas Band will be performing from 2.30pm until 4.00pm. At least 12 beers on stillage, plenty of local gin, cider and much more. See Poster

Pub Guide
A map and list of all branch area pubs



CAMRA's guide to all UK pubs



Pubs serving locally brewed beer


Map of Branch Pubs serving real cider
Branch Reports
Branch Pub and Brewery Presentations (click for more reports)
Branch Awards
Pub of the Year 2020 Congratulations to David of the Waterworks Micropub Rye and also to Louisa of the The Tower, St. Leonards, runner up.
Club of the Year 2020 Congratulations to Karen and Peter of the Albatross Club RAFA, Bexhill,
Cider/Perry Pub of the Year 2020 Congratulations to Jolly Fisherman, Hastings. and to George Hotel , Hailsham, runner up.
Branch Contacts
(click for details of all of the committee)
  • Branch Contact Phil CozensTelephone01323 460822
CAMRA Branch Website of the Year
Our branch was a finalist in the Branch Website of the Year competition
Sussex CAMRA
Please click here for the Sussex CAMRA website, and links to other local branches


Sussex Drinker
Please download the Spring 2021 edition of Sussex Drinker magazine