What an excellent night it was, with everyone dressing to impress in their DJs and party frocks. Once again Paul worked his charm and tickets were sold out for this event, so a big thank you to Paul who has now been promoted to “Chief Events Organiser”. We had three sponsors for the night Barry […]
I am pleased to announce that we won the Tendring Community Business of the Year Award in October. Thank you to Kate who nominated us. This is a big achievement and we would like to thank all our volunteers past and current and our wonderful customers.
Our annual Conker Championship took place on Sunday 13th October. We had a record number of entries and the pub was full of spectators too. A big thank you to Ray Baker who sponsored the event by buying the Trophies. The tournament was judged by Paul and assisted by Christine who kept everyone in order. […]
We have received a suggestion that maybe we should offer our customers a drink on their birthday. I believe this has been adopted by a number of other pubs in the area. We have tried to get our heads around how we could manage this and think the best way to do it is […]
15th August saw our first Summer Ramble which was very popular. A group of 20 ramblers left the pub on a 9 mile walk and the weather was kind to us. The route was set by Jenny and ventured first to Elmstead then around Allen’s reservoir, out to Crockleford, through Crockleford Wood and then on […]
On Saturday 10th August a group of 50 people set off for the annual Newmarket Races trip from the Pub. The weather was not too good with the winds blowing at 40 mph but the rain did hold off until we had finished our picnic. A good time was had by everyone but there were […]