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First time: Royal George, King & Queen

I’ve just realised what’s so good about going for a pint in London. It’s not that there are hundreds of great pubs. But there are plenty that are just… well, OK… Continue reading

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A week in pubs: w/c 22 August 2011

Pub visits this week 7 Locations Grimsby, Sheffield, Manchester This week in pubs has been a little busier than I might have anticipated, given the devastation visited on my insides by last week‘s stag weekend in Brighton. It begins on Tuesday night, at the Rutland Arms (featured here), a desolate, down-at-heel boozer on the back … Continue reading

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 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