The Three Tuns in Sheffield City Centre have a new food menu offering good hearty food, sandwiches and chip butties. On 1st December they are hosting a Blue Bee Brewery tap takeover. The public beer festival at SIBA BeerX in 2017 will be called ‘Beer Alive!‘ and take place from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th March with a number of changes from previous years. As with the last couple of years, Sheffield Beer Week will again run on the same week that the SIBA conference is in Sheffield. The Miners Arms at Hundall is hosting their Christmas Carol service on 22nd December at 7pm. The Howard in Sheffield City Centre, a Marstons pub, has been closed for a refurbishment, reopening on the 18th November. The Jolly Farmer at Dronfield Woodhouse is hosting a Christmas charity fundraiser for Chesterfield Macmillan Cancer Centre appeal on 18th December from 4:30pm. This is suitable for all the family with Santa present with gifts for the kids, carol singing, raffle and more. Advance notice for those with busy diaries is Toolmakers brewery’s hospitality room being open and hosting live music on 18th February 2017. On the Edge Brewery will be hosting their next 9 Pin evening in May 2017. A new small cafe bar called Drink Inn appears to be in the process of being opened on Commercial Street next to Ponds Forge (across from Fitzalan Square tram stop). Nothing appears to have been publically announced at the time of writing. Stagecoach bus are running a special 5 travel all day for a fiver promotion in Sheffield on Saturdays and Sundays until the end of January – perfect for groups doing pub crawls by bus! See www.stagecoachbus.com for details.