Say what you like about social distancing but I reckon my 600th boozer on this long journey around the Midlands felt the benefit last night. 600 – The Tavern DE1 3QR is tucked away on the edge of the city near to The Peacock – read here – and one of those ‘locals in the… Continue reading Who Needs Football When You’ve Got A Pub?
It might not seem like the ideal time to be opening a boozer but there are still plelnty of good news stories. However, one of the unlikeliest is taking place in Dickens Heath whereby Birmingham City’s former physio is opening a Micropub on the site of a former William Hill bookies in the village. Neil… Continue reading Are You Taking The Mick(leover)? More New Pubs
Having recently completed a pub walk in the Derbyshire Dales then it’s back on more urban ground with a visit to Borrowash. Where’s this I hear you cry? Surprisingly for a Derby suburb, it only has one boozer but it makes up for that with the terrifically named Borrowash Victoria FC (play in Spondon) and… Continue reading Men In Shorts: Borrowash
Never let it be said that us Landlubber Midlanders won’t go the extra mile in order to watch some live sport. It’s all well and good Duncan gallivanting off to Estonia on a scouting mission to source some new players for St Mirren but, aside from a recent visit to Gresley FC, (read it here)… Continue reading Football Drama In Starkholmes