Konrad (center) with, from left to right, Branch Chairman Mark Grist, Festival Organiser Graham Burke, Branch Finance officer Colin Terry and Volunteer Coordinator Alison Bonsall


We are delighted to honour a long standing supporter of Ashbourne & District CAMRA and the towns annual beer festival Konrad Machej. Konrad has supported the Ashbourne sub-branch since its creation and works tirelessly on the membership desk on all days of our festival.

Thank you Konrad for your support and guidance, cheers!

Branch Chairman Mark Grist presents Sid with the Pub of the Season certificate - Photo courtesy of Gareth Butterfield, Ashbourne News Telegraph

Congratulations to Sid, Jean and family for winning this years (2017) Summer pub award. Sid and Jean have turned the pub around and it now boasts four real ales and excellent food. For meals it pays to book in advance! 


The 2017 AGM was held at this years Branch pub of the year, Artisan Cafe Bar on St Johns Street, Ashbourne on the 30th May. Thanks must go to Rhiannon and Paul for hosting the evening and to everyone who attended.