I know https://twitter.com/thewickingman is in the process of writing up a Bass directory so I’m not about to steal his thunder but, having checked my blog records, I thought it might be an opportunity to display some pictures of Bass! It has its critics and yes, it can be perceived as an old man drink… Continue reading A Plug For Bass And The Wickingman
Ashby De La Zouch is a honeypot on a weekend and there appears to be no problems with pubs shutting in this Leicestershire town. It’s got around 14,000 inhabitants and houses are going up at a rate of knots so expect plenty more potential customers in the next decade. However, despite its proximity to the… Continue reading Adrian Mole, Ashby De La Zouch Celebrities And Packed Pubs
(nice bit of artwork in Tap At No. 76) Now the good news for Martin is that whilst I’m not posting a picture of Woodville’s finest piece of architecture, this post does have a link to the Tollgate Island in Woodville. Tollgate Brewery have been going for it in a big way in the last… Continue reading A Tribute To Tollgate
Never underestimate the power of a pub quiz…Quite often, when a new boozer opens, a darts team, pub quiz, pool team, football team, karaoke etc. etc. doesn’t even register on the radar. However, I think anyone who neglects an opportunity to drag in punters is missing a trick. On my travels with this blog I… Continue reading Quiz Question…Which Pub Sells Bass In Ashby?
Coventry’s finest band ever – no massive competition on that one (although I suspect all you King aficionados out there might be up for a debate, as who can forget that 80’s classic Love & Pride) once sang about pubs being closed down and a Ghost Town. He was a perceptive bloke Jerry Dammers and… Continue reading Two Breweries And A Pub On One Site…Staggering!
Sometimes, after a busy Saturday morning playing dad/taxi involved with your children’s sports then you just need chill out time and food for the aforementioned kids. A 2-for-1 Marston’s pub might not be the idea of heaven for many people but, to be fair to 17 – The White Hart – LE65 1AP, this is… Continue reading We’re Going On A Bear Hunt!