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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

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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 30 August 2010

Pub visits this week 5 Locations Grimsby, Sheffield Now then. This week’s big buzz among pub industry types came from the British Beer and Pub Association’s claim that 30,000 new jobs would be created if the government were to tax beer in the same way as other drinks. “A fair deal for beer would create … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 21 June 2010

Pub visits this week: 10 Three visits this week to the Hadfield – a pub I’d never got to in my whole life until less than a fortnight ago. It was so hot on Sunday that I had to drink lager. It’s strange stuff, isn’t it? In the couple of hours it took the players … Continue reading