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Thwaites 200th anniversary visit
Monday 4th June 2007 [by John Ingham]

The East Lancs CAMRA branch was invited to kick off the Thwaites 200 Year Celebrations during the first week in June with a brewery visit. Just under 40 members attended and over

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Lee Williams serves John Ingham a pint!
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John being presented with the numbered Double Century
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There is plenty of time to savour the beers on offer
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The elusive Thwaites Dark Mild was available
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Members celebrate with Lee outside the brewery
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Peering into the Yorkshire Squares
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Darwen Gala report - Quiet during the storm [posted on 03/09/2007]
Masham trip photos - See how many faces you recognise! [posted on 06/07/2007]
Moorhouses Brewery Tour - Fun at the famous Burnley brewery [posted on 08/05/2007]
Strathaven Brewery Trip - A journey to award Pendle Beer of the Festival [posted on 14/04/2007]
First train from Colne to Skipton - Real ale drinkers joined this historic rail ride [posted on 14/04/2007]
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Thwaites Brewery Trip - A tour of the largest brewery in East Lancashire [posted on 12/05/2006]
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Britain's pubs are under severe and sustained pressure. CAMRA predicts that up to 7,500 pubs could be lost by the end of 2012. Pubs play a vital role in the social life of communities up and down the country - and are an essential part of promoting a more responsible drinking culture. It is time to stand up for a Great British tradition and save the pub.
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