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The Cock Tavern: The UK's Most Beard-Friendly Pub

At the start of 2014 the pleasingly-named Cock Tavern in Hackney was given the timeless honour of UK’s Most Beard-Friendly Pub.

Naturally Bearded London decided that a pint was in order. 101 more words


Destruction of The Tumbledown Dick

This is how a local council safeguards its local heritage.

This is what happens when a local council gets into bed with developers and Big Business. 506 more words


Pirate Word of the Day - Dies

From the Dictionary of Nautical, University, Gypsy and Other Vulgar Tongues first published in 1859.

Dies: last dying speeches, and criminal trials.

(Why is it that everyone loves a good death scene? 256 more words

Slang From The 1700s

#097 Sutton Arms, London

Walk Past –

Went in here a year or so ago, and quite liked it. Two sports televisions were showing different Champions League matches, and the place was quite busy. 29 more words


#096 The William IV, London N1

Walk Past –

Only re-opened in 2013 and cannot fault the Victorian charm of the outside decoration. Serves a couple of regular ales and a guest ale as well, plus a solid lunch and dinner time menu.


#095 The Bricklayers Arms, London EC2A

Walk Past -

Another reasonably good Shoreditch pub. Even te cyclist in the picture recommended that we should go in there as he sped past. But on this occasion there wasn’t time, so I could only make a note to visit next time I’m in the area. 10 more words


Local pubs closed temporarily for refurbs

Three of Liverpool’s most popular watering holes will be closed temporarily from 20th of April (easter sunday) for refurbs.

The Fly in the Loaf, Thomas Rigbys and Lady of Mann are all part of the Okell’s stable of pubs here on the UK Mainland and regularly feature in lists of best pubs in Liverpool. 156 more words

Real Ale