Inn Brief

The proposed micropub in Fulwood previously mentioned is going ahead and will be the sister venue to the Ecclesall Ale Club, run by the guys from Brew Foundation. The new bar & bottle shop is the Fulwood Ale Club, located at 4 Brooklands Avenue and is due to open some point in November. You can follow them on Twitter @AleClubFul.

Thor’s Tipi bar returns to the Peace Gardens for it’s usual Christmas season alongside the Christmas market on 22nd November, staying a little longer this year, until 5th January. After having cask beer for the first couple of years, there was no ale last year which was disapointing (guess mulled wine and hot chocolate is the big sellers!). They are promising a bigger venue this year with a double tent space and extended choice on the bar, the online drinks menu shows a Thor’s Pale Ale so we’ll see! The food this year is pizza.

The Green Room will only be opening in the evening from November, which means “Butties to Banquets” will no longer be serving breakfasts and lunches from their kitchen. The outside catering will still be available, check their Facebook page for contact details. In the evenings the programe of music and other events are now back in full swing following the summer holidays and the guest ale has recently been provided by Loxley Brewery.

The Indie Beer Feast is back at Abbeydale Picture House on 6th and 7th March 2020.

Shakespeare’s are holding a fruit sour event from 25th to 27th October.

The Devonshire Cat’s Black Friday, a celebration of dark beers, takes place on 29th November from 5pm.

The next Ball Street Deli takes place on Sunday 8th December, on a closed off Ball Street Bridge in Kelham Island. At the last event the Kelham Island Tavern provided a real ale tent.

The Mallard at Worksop station host their Halloween beer festival from 31st October to 3rd November featuring 20 real ales and 4 ciders.

The Wig & Pen has had a change on the food side of things. The restaurant partner has changed from Craft & Dough to Edo Sushi (all part of the Milestone Group).

The Shepley Spitfire at Totley closed for refurbishment on 14th October, plans after reopening include an open mic night and an improved food menu.

Inn Brief, Pubs

About Andy Cullen

Andy has been actively involved in CAMRA since the early 2000s after being recruited to sit on a National Younger Members Task Group. Since then he has held roles on the branch committee including Secretary, Membership Secretary, Magazine Editor, Chair and now Social Secretary. Andy has also been involved with the Steel City Beer & Cider Festival almost every year since becoming active in the branch.

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