AGM & Brewery Tour

Southern Section Annual General Meeting 2024

THURSDAY, 1 February 2024

Start 18:00

If you are unable to attend, you can send your comments to the IBD Southern Section email with your name and PNumber.

By the Southern Section

THURSDAY, 1 February 2024

Start 18:00

Adnams Sole Bay Brewery

East Green, Southwold IP18 6JW

The IBD Southern Section Committee invites you to attend the 2024 Southern Section Annual General Meeting, on 1 February 2024 at Adnams Brewery in Southwold, Suffolk at 6 pm.

Please note that only IBD members are eligible to vote at the Annual General Meeting.

Fergus Fitzgerald, Production Director of Adnams Brewery will host the meeting.

Fergus is celebrating his 20th year at Adnams where he was Head Brewer until 2021, now responsible for all brewing and packaging operations as Production Director. Formerly with Fullers Brewery, Fergus has a degree in Biotechnology from the Waterford Institute of Technology. Fergus was the All party parliamentary group Brewer of the Year in 2013.

The AGM will be followed by a brewery tour and drinks at the bar to finish.


Why You Should Attend:

  1. Have your voice heard - help formalise the IBD Southern section members and committee structure
  2. Explore Adnams Brewery and view up-close their practical sustainable design choices, Distillery and Alcohol removal system for NAB/LAB beers
  3. Networking and socialising with other members and guests

The tour:

Adnams Brewery is a result of sustainable, consistent family shareholder investment in plant and equipment, with a successful spirit distillery and a Low/ No alcohol production plant alongside a traditional brewery producing the finest Cask and Keg ales and lagers.

Transport and accomodation:

  • Location best accessible by car or taxi.
  • Train from Liverpool St. to Ipswich , then change to Halesworth, taxi 20 mins to brewery.
  • Overnight accommodation can be arranged at local hotels at the Swan or The Crown, The Blyth , or the Randolph - 20 minutes walk or in Walberswick the Anchor or the Bell Inn.

Tickets: Free

Booking deadline: 25 January 2024 at 1pm.

If you are unable to attend, you can send your comments to the IBD Southern Section email along with your name and PNumber.


2024 Southern AGM Agenda

2023 Southern AGM Minutes