Albion and Horse & Jockey get new managers- Two Stancill Brewery-owned pubs, the Albion on London Road and the Horse & Jockey in Wadsley, have recently seen changes of management. The new man at the helm of the Albion is Dan Herbert. Bringing with him nearly a decade of experience of the pubs industry, Dan previously worked as a Greene King relief manager … Continue reading Albion and Horse & Jockey get new managers
King & Miller, Deepcar- Bradfield Brewery have taken ownership of the King & Miller in Deepcar. Formerly owned by Admiral Taverns, an opportunity knocked for Bradfield when they saw the establishment had been placed on the market for sale. With contracts now exchanged, the brewery are keen to get the doors open and give a warm welcome to customers old … Continue reading King & Miller, Deepcar
Real Heritage Pubs of the North East- This publication, the CAMRA guide about Heritage Pubs in the North East of England, is now available as a free download. Edited by Paul Ainsworth, this ground-breaking publication aims to create an up-to-date snapshot of the North East Pub Heritage picture. For example, the Stags Head in South Shields, a Victorian pub of 1897, has an unusual feature … Continue reading Real Heritage Pubs of the North East
Heritage Pubs – Eyre Arms, Hassop- From the outside, the Eyre Arms is a handsome creeper-covered building with a walled garden to the side. You enter this 17th-century country pub via a front door which leads to a small entrance hall. On your left is a smoke room with a quarter-circle wooden bar: wooden tongue and groove of high quality. Behind … Continue reading Heritage Pubs – Eyre Arms, Hassop
Miners Arms, Chapeltown- The UK is now home to over 120 community-owned and community-run pubs and three of these are in the Sheffield CAMRA Branch area. Two – the Anglers Rest, Bamford and the Gardeners Rest, Neepsend – have attracted much publicity, but the third – the Miners Arms in Chapeltown – is less well known. The pub … Continue reading Miners Arms, Chapeltown
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 permission has been submitted for a new micropub at Arch 2A, Ecclesfield Road, Chapeltown.
The Cross Scythes at Totley is set to reopen on 11 May under new management following a refurbishment.
On Bank Holiday Monday, 7 May, old regulars of the still-closed Old Mother Redcap in Bradway gathered in the pub’s beer garden with drinks and snacks to demonstrate that they still miss the pub. Samuel Smith’s continue to look for a management couple to run the pub.
The Old Club, situated in the former Polish Club on Ecclesall Road, opened for business on 6 May.
Loxley Brewery recently released their third beer, Wisewood Three, a traditional Yorkshire bitter (3.9%).