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Thanks, Dave – you changed my life

Sheffield pub pioneer Dave Wickett died on 16 May. His legacy to the city is tremendous. I never knew him but I owe him a lot of gratitude. Continue reading

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A week in pubs: w/c 1 August 2011

Pub visits this week 6 Location Sheffield Monday night doesn’t look good. There’s a gig on. And it’s a Monday night. This alone would tend to suggest that the promoter should hope realistically for no more than 15 people to turn up. In terms of potential attendance, other circumstances are no more propitious. One of … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 13 December 2010

Pub visits this week 6 Locations Chesterfield, Sheffield Going to the pub on a Monday can sometimes have a powerful antidepressant effect, countering the blues that set in at the start of the week. This Monday it’s not really happening. The week in pubs begins at Chesterfield’s Barley Mow, where I sometimes have lunch with … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 11 October 2010

Pub visits this week 7 Locations Sheffield, Chesterfield, Derby, Grimsby There’s more news on two new pubs (or in one case, a sort of revamped and renamed pub) that we’ve been eagerly anticipating at Get to the pub.com recently. Specifically, the opening dates have been announced for both of them. The Greystones in Sheffield, which … Continue reading