National Membership Figures

CAMRA nationally currently has a record membership of 153,799 (August 2013).

The membership of the CAMRA Branches of Greater Manchester stands at 6552 (August 2013).
Within Greater Manchester Young Members number around 543 (members between the ages of 18 and 30) - August 2013.

Membership Benefits

So what do you get for your membership subscription?
As a member of CAMRA you will receive the following benefits:

  • 'What's Brewing'
    A monthly colour newspaper informing you of beer and pub news and detailing events and beer festivals from around the country.
  • 'BEER'
    A quarterly copy of the magazine ‘BEER' which is packed with superb features on pubs, beers and breweries.
  • Free / Discounted entry to over 150 beer festivals
    Free or discounted admission to the 160 + beer festival that CAMRA organise, including the Great British Beer Festival.
  • Branch Social Activities
    CAMRA is organised into 200 branches that cover the UK. Each branch runs a variety of socials events for their members.
  • CAMRA Pub Discount Scheme
    Pubs around the country are offering CAMRA members special money off real ale deals. There is a database on the national CAMRA website to see if there is a pub offering a discount near you.
  • Active Campaigning
    Have the chance to campaign to save pubs and breweries under threat of closure, for the right to receive a Full Pint and a reduction in beer duty that will help Britain's brewing industry survive.
  • Book Discounts
    CAMRA produce a variety of books every year and as a member you are entitled to discounts on all of the books we produce including CAMRA's best-selling, annual Good Beer Guide.
  • Complimentary Beer Clubs
    The chance to join CAMRA / Brewery Complimentary Clubs exclusive to CAMRA members. These clubs offer a variety of promotions including free pint vouchers, brewery trips, competitions and merchandise offers. Visit Complimentary Clubs for further details.
  • Cotswold Outdoor
    Cotswold Outdoor Clothing Offer 10% off all non-sale/non-offer products.
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  • cottages4you
    10% discount on all holidays and weekends booked with cottages4you
  • Hoeseasons Holiday
    10% off for CAMRA members.
  • J D Wetherspoon Vouchers
    £20 (40 x 50p vouchers) worth of JD Wetherspoon vouchers offering 50p off a pint of real ale each visit.
  • Merlin Entertainments Group
    Merlin operates 87 attractions, six hotels/two holiday villages in 19 countries and across four continents. Multitude of great discounts for CAMRA members.
  • National Express
    15% off coach travel,
  • Red Letter Days
    Red Letter Days Offer 20% off all brewery tours and brew a beer days.
  • Top Rooms brings together the widest range of independent hotel and local B&B accommodation in the UK.10% off all non-sale/non-offer products.
  • UK Boat Hire
    UK Boat Hire have 14 start locations throughout the waterway network, from Falkirk in Scotland to Hilperton in Wiltshire, offering the widest choice of self-drive boat hire and narrowboat holidays. 15% off for CAMRA members. Visit

Why join by Direct Debit?
Join CAMRA today by Direct Debit and as well as receiving the J D Wetherspoon vouchers you will also receive a £2 discount and 3 months' membership for FREE. That's 15 months' membership for the price of 12!
Joining CAMRA by Direct Debit helps reduces CAMRA’s administration costs and therefore allows more funds to be made available for campaigning.

How to Join?
For details of membership subscription rates and details of concessionary rates visit the national CAMRA website.
You can now join CAMRA on-line, fill in the application form in any CAMRA magazine or join at a beer festival as many offer other extra incentives to join on the day (free beer, books etc).