Thursday, May 26, 2005

Lancashire Social Club Wins National ‘Club Of The Year’ Title

Hastings Club, Lytham St. Anne’s voted best club in Britain

The Hastings Club, Lytham St Anne’s, has been named Britain’s Best Real Ale Club in the prestigious CAMRA ‘Club of the Year’ competition.

Great Britain has approximately 30,000 licensed and registered clubs that are all eligible to enter this competition and the clubs were judged on a wide range of aspects including, of course, the choice and variety of real ale available to the members...

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The three runner-ups were as follows:
Barnton Cricket Club, Barton, Cheshire
Greetland Community Centre, Halifax, West Yorkshire
Southside Bar, Imperial College, South Kensington, London

Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Major Refurbishment For The Railway Hotel, Buxton

This is how the pub used to look before a
multi-story student accommodation block
was built to the rear

I have just been passed the Hardys and Hansons pub, The Railway Hotel, and spotted that the rumored refurbishment has started today. Looks like everything is being completely stripped out with two full skips already. Currently there is no real ale on sale, but hopefully this will change.

More pics to follow...

Stockport Beer & Cider Festival


Thursday 2nd JUNE - Saturday 4th JUNE 2005


Sunday, May 22, 2005

Last Official Day At Wetherspoons Festival 2005

Nothing new on today, but hopefully there may be one or two more in the celler. This has been a very good festival at at the Wye Bridge House with at least 32 out of 50 beers available over the last two weeks.

Beers Sampled
Same a yesterday

Beer of The Trip
Clarke's Classic Blonde