Welcome to the website for the West Suffolk and Borders branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) which is financed by membership subscriptions, sales of books and merchandise and proceeds from national and local beer festivals. CAMRA is a not-for-profit company, limited by guarantee.
Over 1000 (May 2017) branch members can't be wrong. Find out why by joining CAMRA today? see Contacts

Pakenham Fox is West Suffolk CAMRA Pub of The Year 2018.

Pub re-opening to the winner of Branch Pub of The Year in less than two years.
For more on this and winners in other categories click here

...and don't forget that in just



with over 100 Real Ales from East Anglia and beyond
Over 20 Ciders and Perries
Bottle Beer Bar
Free Soft Drinks for drivers
Live Acoustic Music times Wednesday/Thursday from 5.00pm to 9.00pm,
Friday 12.00 noon to 10.30pm and Saturday from 12.00 noon to 8.00pm

Wednesday 18th to Saturday 21st April
Wed, Thurs, Fri 12.00-23.00 hrs Sat 12.00-21.00 hrs
Venue: The Apex, 1 Charter Square, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 3FD
Click here for Transport and Parking information

Admission £3 for non CAMRA members
For more information and beer and cider lists click here

Volunteer artWe are looking for volunteers to help with all apsects of our festival.
If you would like to help even for a few hours download the volunteer form here

*with proof of membership


We are just about to have a "Pub walks" page on this site but East Anglian Daily Times have beaten us to it. So if you can't wailt to try a pub walk take a look at this link http://www.suffolkmag.co.uk/8-suffolk-walks-with-cosy-pubs-along-the-way-1-5297830 If you know of a great walk that passes near a great pub please get in touch, see contacts page


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