CAMRA pub heritage update- After a lengthy absence, the CAMRA national Pub Heritage website is now back on line in a much improved format. This is the definitive guide to the nation’s most important historic pub interiors. Since the 1960s few pubs have escaped major changes but this website helps you seek out the best remaining historic examples. This … Continue reading CAMRA pub heritage update
Pub Heritage Walks- Thanks to everyone who joined one of the three Pub Heritage walks which I recently led as part of Heritage Open Days and Sheffield Walking Festival. Over fifty participants took part in one of two routes, feedback was very positive and all seemed to enjoy the experience. Thanks again to Fagan’s and the Fat Cat … Continue reading Pub Heritage Walks
Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs – new download- The third edition of Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs: Pub Interiors of Historic Interest, the CAMRA book about Heritage Pubs in Sheffield, is now available as a FREE DOWNLOAD: https://sheffield.camra.org.uk/rhp/ The download was first available in October 2017 and was updated a year later. October 2019 brings the third edition. This 114 page book includes almost 100 new images, updated … Continue reading Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs – new download
Plough Inn, Crosspool- A planning application was recently made to demolish The Plough Inn (Sandygate Road, Crosspool). The Plough was a Tennants pub for many years. In 1962, ownership changed when Whitbread took over Sheffield-based Tennants. In 2003, Enterprise Inns (Ei) took ownership. Since then, there appears to have been no serious maintenance work. Many would claim that … Continue reading Plough Inn, Crosspool
Heritage Open Days 2019 – Sheffield Pub Heritage Walk- As part of Heritage Open days 2019, I’m leading a Pub Heritage Walk on Friday 13th.September and two walks on 20th.September. These will take in some of the entries in the CAMRA ‘Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs’ book. On Friday 13th., in this new walk, we will commence at the ‘Fat Cat’ and proceed to the … Continue reading Heritage Open Days 2019 – Sheffield Pub Heritage Walk
Pub Heritage Officer
A CAMRA member since the 1970’s, Dave leads on pub heritage issues, including the national CAMRA project on making regional pub heritage guides easily available. He also edited Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs: Pub Interiors of Historic Interest, for which downloads have vastly exceeded expectations. A hard copy was released in October 2018.
If you’ve got any questions or information, please let Dave know.