Some cities are full of non GBG boozers as they are in between ‘gentrification’ and I reckon Derby fits this bill perfectly. It’s got plenty of character and history and, as a football city; I reckon it is up there with the likes of Stoke and Newcastle in terms of local interest in just one… Continue reading Non GBG City Centre Boozers: #2 Derby
An impromptu stag do gave me an ideal opportunity to explore some of the various hostelries of Derby and discover some of the City’s ‘lesser lights.’ I’d just like to add in the disclaimer that the boozer I am going to wax lyrical about has links with the Coventry Music Museum, is full of mod… Continue reading Thursday Morning Rock And Roll: Horses And Stags In Derby
Say what you like about Champions League football but it does draw people into pubs. At the risk of sounding like an old man, the modern younger football fan is likely to support one of the ‘big teams’ who play countless European fixtures on the TV during the course of a campaign. Last night it… Continue reading On The Edge In Whitwick
Is this the best postcode for pubs in Britain? Highlighted above (not quite in the style of Martin!) are the boozers I’ve visited in the last seven months since I started blogging and you’ll be hard pushed to beat this place for ‘proper’ pubs. LE67 is often maligned as a former mining area but it… Continue reading Is LE67 The Best Pub Postcode in Britain?