Having been drinking beer and enjoying pubs for the last 45 years, back in 2012 I decided to join CAMRA because not only does it promote real ale, it is also active in trying to stop pub closures.

For just £28.50 a year you get a magazine and newspaper delivered regularly, or online, with news of beer festivals, great pubs to visit and even better beer to taste.

The website is here –

And you can join up here