Campaign for Real Ale
The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is volunteer-led and governed by a National Executive who are elected at a Members' Weekend and lead professional staff responsible for central campaigning, research, membership services, publishing, marketing, press and administration. CAMRA is financed by membership subscriptions, sales of books and merchandise and proceeds from national and local beer festivals. CAMRA is a not-for-profit company, limited by guarantee. The Bristol and District branch of CAMRA covers approximately the area of the South West formerly known as Avon, so in addition to Bristol it includes parts of Somerset and South Gloucestershire.