Richard Trafford

Beer Festival Dry Doddington

It’s Harry & Sarah from The Wheatsheaf Inn, Dry Doddington. We are organising a beer and cider festival for the first weekend in August (Friday 2nd – 4th) we are aiming to have 10 beers and a selection of ciders, there will also be live music Friday evening & throughout the day on Saturday, plus stalls in the village hall on Sunday. Our beer tokens are now on sale for £1.50 per token (2 tokens per pint = £3 per […]

Vale of Belvoir Pub Walk and Bus Trip August 31

Sat 31st August, Vale of Belvoir Pub Walk and Bus Trip Pick up 11:30am from the Wharf and arrive at Belvoir Brewery for opening. We will then walk to chosen pubs along the route, the bus stays with us as a supporting role for those who dont want to walk or get tired. It will be a 10/13 mile walk. Dogs are welcome on the bus so long as not on the seat. Seats are £10 and can be reserved […]

Pub Survey Trip

Pub survey trip on Sat 13th July. Picking up from town wharf at 11:30 returning to Newark for 6pm. Seats can be reserved through for £5 a seat. 11:30 Depart Town Wharf 12:00 – 13:00 The Square & Compass and The Crown, Normanton on Trent 13:10 – 13:45 The Lord Nelson, Sutton on Trent 13:55 – 14:30 The Great Northern, Carlton on Trent 14:40 – 15:15 The Plough, Norwell 15:25 – 16:25 The Plough and Caunton Beck, Caunton 16:35 […]

Pub of the Year results

The District POTY winners are The Final Whistle, Southwell followed by runners-up The Cross Keys, Upton. The Town POTY winners are The Fox & Crown followed by runners-up Just Beer. Finally, the Cider POTY winners are The Fox & Crown. There will be a presentation held for the Town winners on Thursday 21st February at The Fox & Crown. A date for the District presentations is yet to be confirmed.

Christmas Social

The Christmas Social will be held at Oscars Inn on Monday 3rd December 7:30pm A selection of pizzas and sides will be served, £10 per person. If you wish to attend it is important that you email with names of those wishing to attend and any special dietary requirements by Friday 30th November. We are aware of a number of people who said they wish to attend but have not confirmed via email. We look forward to seeing you.

Upcoming Event – Your chance to help Save the Chequers !

Come to the launch of the Community Share Offer. Tuesday 8 May at 7pm Elston Village Hall, Licensed bar Elston Community Pub Limited has been formed with the aim of purchasing The Chequers Pub, Elston, Nottinghamshire, for the benefit of the local community and the surrounding villages. As a Community Benefit Society we intend to safeguard the long-term future of The Chequers as a sustainable community hub, by ensuring it provides a welcome, enjoyable and accessible venue for all.