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Hop Hideout on Abbeydale Road have a couple of interesting events coming up. The last weekend in October sees a tap takeover from New Mills’ Torrside Brewery, while the second weekend in November will be the shop’s 5th birthday celebration, featuring 5 Bill Murray-inspired beers and a Bill Murray fancy dress party.DinoSours returns to the Rutland Arms on Brown Street from 12-15 September following the success of last year’s event. Two cask and six keg sours will be available.The Sentinel Brewhouse has reverted to its previous opening hours and as such is no longer open on Mondays or Tuesdays.Barrowboy on Abbeydale Road is set to open before the end of August. So far it is unclear where real ale will be available.The new Pitcher & Piano on Holly Street now has an official opening date of Friday 19 October.

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The Stag’s Head on Psalter Lane recently underwent a bar upgrade and now has eight handpumps installed. These are mostly Thornbridge beers but on our last visit there was also a guest ale from Tiny Rebel.The Bar Stewards on Gibraltar Street is set to celebrate its first birthday on 28 July with a party including street food, music and a range of special beers.The Church House on St James Street is hoping to reopen on 20 August following refurbishment and building repairs.Church – Temple of Fun on Rutland Way is the latest addition to the Kelham Island beer scene. The new venture from Bring Me the Horizon frontman Oli Sykes features a 100% vegan bar, including an unfined cask ale and a range of craft keg and cans. There is also vegan food from Make No Bones and a range of classic video arcade games.A new café bar is heading to Nether Edge, with a grand opening on 28 July. Brewer & Hop (40 Wostenholm Road) will feature craft beers, ales, gins and cocktails and is part of the Dalbury Hotel complex.Hathersage Social Club is hosting a “Praise Be to Beer” supper night on 3 August in collaboration with Abbeydale … Continue reading Inn Brief

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The Old Mother Redcap in Bradway is now closed again after the new management couple were ousted by Sam Smith’s brewery.An application has been made to Sheffield City Council by Hawthorn Leisure for extended opening hours at Edward’s bar on Glossop Road. The venue, which has seen several reincarnations in recent times, would also be re-branded as Sinatra’s under the plans.The Shakey in Hillsborough reopened on 7 June following a comprehensive refurbishment.Woody’s bar on West Street offered cask Abbeydale Moonshine over the recent Spring Bank Holiday Weekend. It isn’t clear whether there are plans to continue serving real ale.The Church House on St James Street is set to close for a few weeks after Tramlines weekend for essential building maintenance. The interior will also be given a full renovation.Plans have been submitted for a new micropub in a former children’s craft café at 185 Middlewood Road, S6 4HD. It is hoped the pub will be open in time for Tramlines weekend.The proposed new micropub in the former Iberico Café in Crookes has hit a setback after objections were raised over disabled accessibility.Walkley Beer Co is hosting a takeover from Leeds-based North Brewery on Friday 6 July, with cask, keg and canned … Continue reading Inn Brief

The Sheffield & District Public House Trust

The Sheffield & District Public House Trust Co. Ltd. held the lease for the Rising Sun at Nether Green from 1908 until 1968. The company was acquired by Courage Barclay and Simonds in 1966, transferring to Newark-based James Hole & Co. Ltd. until 1968 when John Smith’s took over. The Trust (registered office, 7 Paradise Square) … Continue reading The Sheffield & District Public House Trust

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The Blind Monkey at Walkley had its grand opening on 27 April and has proved popular so far. The pub will be the venue for our branch meeting on 3 July.Huttons Bar on West Street is to become Molly Malone’s, an Irish-themed bar, opening in September in time for the new University year.The Drink Inn on Commercial Street has been closed for some time, and although there has been no definite announcement either way it appears the pub is no longer trading.The Green Room on Devonshire Street now has a comedy club run in conjunction with Last Laugh in the newly built function room; the first one took place on 2 May. The Lescar on Sharrow Vale Road still has its weekly Last Laugh comedy night every Thursday.There is a new film night at the New Barrack Tavern, starting with Quadrophenia on 15 May.The first beer from the new Dead Parrot Beer Company has been spotted on Sheffield’s handpumps. The brewery is owned by Mark Simmonite, formerly the owner of Henry’s Bar in the city centre. Another new Sheffield brewery, Hopscotch, was granted its Alcohol Wholesaler license on 8 May.The Walkley (formerly the Walkley Club) on Lark Street has now closed.Planning … Continue reading Inn Brief