Kelham Island Tavern- 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
Beers by Queers at the Devonshire Cat- 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
Live music and good beer- 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 survey volunteers needed!- 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!
Sheffield Beer Week – Pub Heritage walks- 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
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 Hop Hideout was the top bottle shop so along with international honours for the Brewery of St Mars of the Desert there is a lot of love for Sheffield’s beer scene there!
The Masons in Crookes was due to reopen on 21st February following refurbishment.
Mid February saw a number of venues in our area joining in Tiny Rebel Brewery’s 8th birthday with tap takeovers, including the Head of Steam, Two Thirds Beer Co, Millowner Arms and Chesterfield Alehouse.
Toolmakers Brewery tap room is hosting a comedy night on 5th March with free entry.
The New Barrack Tavern is hosting a cider & cheese tasting night on 18th March, check their Facebook event or ask at the bar for more details.
The Swan at Ridgeway has announced that they will again this year be teaming up with 3 other pubs in the village to put on Ridgeway beer festival on Saturday 16th May featuring real ale, live music, food and more.