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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

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Two weeks in pubs: 25 April–8 May 2011

Pub visits this fortnight 9 Locations Sheffield, London Gah, sorry! The days have been running away with me lately. Or I haven’t felt very inspired to write. Or I’ve had too much else to do. Or I’ve spent too much time down the pub. Whatever it is, this blog hasn’t been updated with its usual … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 14 March 2011

Pub visits this week 3 Location London So, the government that told us they were on the side of pubs has increased beer tax by 2 per cent above the rate of inflation. Still, we shouldn’t be surprised: this is the prime minister who promised us that health and education would be protected from his … 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