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A week in pubs: w/c 25 July 2011

Pub visits this week 5 Locations Manchester, London, Nottingham The last time I was at the Castle Hotel in Manchester it was 2007. I was on tour with MJ Hibbett and we played totally acoustic in the back room with The 10p Mixes. The audience numbered about 14. There was exposed electrical wiring, a stack … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 31 January 2011

Pub visits this week 7 Locations Sheffield, Nottingham Arriving in Sheffield city centre early for Wednesday’s band practice presents me with a dilemma. I could wait around outside the studio for 15 minutes before someone turns up with a key. Or I could go to the Rutland Arms. It’s winter and everything, but the deciding … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 22 November 2010

Pub visits this week 3 Locations Sheffield, Nottingham Is it ever good news that a pub should close? I remember the Yorkshire Grey here in Sheffield being demolished three or four years ago. It was not a pub I’d enjoyed visiting, and I’d probably end up making greater use of the multi-storey car park built … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 20 September 2010

Pub visits this week 4 Locations Sheffield, Nottingham The other week at Get to the pub.com we looked at the news about cask ale increasing its market share for the first time in yonks. All the other coverage seemed universally upbeat, but I wasn’t convinced that a small increase in the share of a declining … Continue reading