Archive for August, 2015

Give or take a month, I’ve been writing this column for 5 years now.   The pub scene in Calderdale has had its peaks and troughs, some following the economy, some due to acts of god and sometimes a town has just popped its head above the Calderdale crowd.  The pubs I was regularly visiting 5 […]

Pubpaper 821 – Brighouse Canal and Music Festival

Posted: 23rd August 2015 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

Brighouse this weekend hosted it’s annual Canal, Beer and Food festival.  This year the festival was bigger and better with three music stages spread around the town, with the festival bar being located by the main stage on the Bethel Street car park.  As well as the three official stages, Jeremys and Millers hosted their […]

Pubpaper 820 – A Correction

Posted: 17th August 2015 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

This weeks piece is a correction to erroneous articles in Pubpaper 818 and Pubpaper 817.   The purpose of this piece is to present the correct facts regarding the Old Ship Inn in those two articles.  This should not be taken as an endorsement of these premises or the owners / operators, it is merely a […]

Pubpaper 819 – Around the UK in 4 pubs

Posted: 7th August 2015 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

The previous weekend saw a few days away visiting the parents in Leicester and a night in Harrogate for my daughters birthday.  One of the best bits about going away is going back to pubs you haven’t visited in a few years and discovering new venues.  Starting with the latter trip to Harrogate, I visited […]

Pubpaper 818 – Cloudspotting Festival Beer Tent

Posted: 1st August 2015 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

Last weekend I visited the Cloudspotting Music Festival in the Forest of Bowland.  Four days in the middle of nowhere listening to good music, the kids being kept busy with activities with good beer and food.   The festival is small, 5 minutes walk end to end with 2 stages, a food area and a large […]