Heist Craft bar in Clowne are celebrating their third birthday over the Easter weekend, this is also their last weekend before they close and relocate to Sheffield. Bus 53/53a goes there from Sheffield.Boozehound, who run the upstairs beer bar at Cutlery Works, are organising a brewers social event at Lion Works over the Easter weekend, 10-13 April. The venue is where Neepsend Brewery used to be based, on Ball Street/Mowbray Street and will be open from midday to 10pm each day serving beer from Triplepoint and Crosspool Ale Makers. Bus 7/8 goes there or it is just a few minutes walk from Shalesmoor tram stop.News on the currently near derelict Farfield Inn at Neepsend, which has been closed since the floods damaged it, a planning application has been lodged with the council to restore this building with a pub on the ground floor and flats upstairs.The Silver Fox at Stocksbridge is closed and up for sale or rent.The Talbot Arms at Dronfield Woodhouse is to be demolished and the site redeveloped for housing, subject to planning permission. The Inn at Troway (previously known as the Black-a-Moor) is also subject to a planning application to be converted to housing. Both former Enterprise … Continue reading Inn Brief
In August 1936 Sheffield citizens who, as part of the slum clearance programme, were moving into the new Sheffield council estates were asked to take part in a referendum. They were offered the opportunity to vote as to whether they wanted public houses to be built on their estate. In favour were: Arbourthorne, Manor, Shiregreen, … Continue reading Pub on the estate?
The Kelham Island Tavern has begun a monthly food night on the first Thursday of the month between 6pm and 8pm. February featured a curry night which proved really popular and plans for Thursday 5th March are for a Mexican themed evening, so come along and enjoy some great home cooked food and a beer. … Continue reading Kelham Island Tavern
Inclusivity and Diversity. Two words that are not mentioned often enough in connection to the beer community. However they are two of the pillars of Sheffield Beer Week and they are at the heart of what we want to achieve with our Sheffield Beer Week plans here at the Dev Cat. On Friday 13th March … Continue reading Beers by Queers at the Devonshire Cat
The last week in January saw a national Independent Venue week, celebrating independently operated live music venues. It also saw a local MP call on the government to support such venues and a local venue operator bemoaning that bands often bypass Sheffield as they struggle to sell tickets here, calling on the public to support … Continue reading Live music and good beer
WhatPub is the rather handy public face of CAMRA’s pub database, maintained by volunteer members of branches across the country. The website is designed to be an online guide listing every pub and club in the country. It also allows members to score their beers, which helps gives an idea where the best beer is to … Continue reading WhatPub survey volunteers needed!
The Gardeners Rest at Neepsend is hosting a bar billiards tournament on 18th March with a 6pm start. To take part you need to register in advance at the bar and the entry fee is £1.Beery events coming up at Shakespeares on Gibraltar Street include tap takeovers with Howling Hops (27th February) and Torrside (9th March) then “Collabracadabra”, a festival of collaboration brew beers from 13th to 15th March.The Devonshire Cat in Sheffield City Centre host one of their regular Abbeydale Brewery Funk Dungeon events on Thursday 27th February from 5-8pm with brewer Jim hosting private tastings. The Funk Dungeon range tend to be sour, barrel aged and other experimental brews and the latest releases will be available on cask, keg and can.Jabbarwocky bar on London Road are hosting a Wylam tap takeover from 6th to 8th March with a range of 2 cask and 5 keg beers plus a selection of cans.The Blue Stoops on Dronfield High Street is hosting tap takeovers with Ilkley and Drone Valley Breweries between 9th and 15th March.The Ratebeer website has been naming their annual award winners with national recognition given to the Sheffield Tap (brewpub category) and Shakespeare’s (pub/bar category). Within South Yorkshire … Continue reading Inn Brief
As part of Sheffield Beer Week, we are leading three Pub Heritage walks: On Sunday 8th.March (14:00), we’ll be in the West Street area and on both Thursday 12th. (16:00) and Friday 13th (14:00), we’ll be on Kelham Island finishing with a tour at the Sheffield Brewing Company. All three walks will include Victorian tilework, … Continue reading Sheffield Beer Week – Pub Heritage walks
We’ve been super busy beavers at the Pax, we moved the bar! Don’t worry it’s still in our cosy arch at Victoria Quays, but to help you find it here’s our 3 Little Words location: Scenes/Soaks/Jungle. It wasn’t an easy task moving what we believe is the oldest, heaviest and tallest bar top in Sheffield. … Continue reading Dorothy Pax – Pint Party
A new micropub has opened in Woodhouse Mill, at the bottom of Furnace Lane. The Oxbow offers a range of beers on both cask and keg.The former Rising Sun near Bamford, in the Hope Valley, which has sat closed and derelict for a few years now, has had the go ahead from Peak Park Planning Board to be redeveloped with a new hotel on the site. It is to be run by an independent operator aimed at visitors to the Peak District.The Bankers Draft (JD Wetherspoons) at Castle Square in the City Centre is hosting a Little Critters meet the brewer event on Tuesday 11th February at 7pm.The Cavendish on West Street, Sheffield, reopens following refurbishment on Saturday 25th January.A new restaurant specialising in vegetarian and vegan dishes has opened in Kelham Island in an old works on Cornish Street. Named V or V, the bar also has real ale and other craft beers for diners to enjoy – all unfined and vegan of course!The Dorothy Pax at Victoria Quay has had a bar refit and now boasts an increased number of beer lines!The Fulwood Ale Club, a micropub by the same people as the Ecclesall Ale Club, is now … Continue reading Inn Brief