Over 30’s Night At The Billesley

This title was put in to celebrate the long awaited return of Russ to the comments section and pays homage to a  legendary night back in bygone Brum. Before that though, due to popular demand from both Pete and Paul, I am showing the route of the Number 11 Ale Trail.  They both mentioned in… Continue reading Over 30’s Night At The Billesley

Seasons Greetings From Solihull

Solihull often comes in for a bit of stick on this blog so don’t assume this post will be any different. Many an evening in my youth was spent in Rosie’s Nightclub or The Snooty Fox/Mason’s Arms/Byron’s or Shades Wine Bar, none of which have particularly pubby credentials. Actually, that’s unfair The Masons Arms is… Continue reading Seasons Greetings From Solihull

Chellaston’s Charlie

Having been swanning round central Birmingham and attending launch nights for beer, Martin quite rightly has complained. A real “Disgusted from Tunbridge Wells” style letter that you’d find in The Times complaining about my lack of estate style pub credentials these days. “Sell out” I hear you cry and not since The Clash signed with… Continue reading Chellaston’s Charlie