Nags Head Spring Beer Festival

This weekend (April 22nd-24th) is the Nags Head Spring Beer Festival featuring a selection of London Brews with support from some local Breweries. This is always a good festival with a good selection of beers and live music.

Live music during the weekend features:

  • Friday evening, 10pm: Blue Stormers
  • Saturday Afternoon, 3pm: Thick Cut
  • Saturday Evening, 10pm: Big Boys Blues Band
  • Sunday afternoon, 5pm: Jazz with Claire Jones Ensemble

The Abingdon Traditional Morris Men may show up early Saturday afternoon as part of their Saint George’s Day pub tour.

Farewell to Adrian and Sonia at The Old Anchor

Three years ago Adrian and Sonia Green took over The Old Anchor.  In that time they have built it up into a good friendly local’s pub with good beer, regular live music, quiz night, meat draw and more.  However they are leaving at the end of this week.  This weekend is going to be one big party to say farewell to them with live music on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Continue reading

Brewery Tap Spring Beer Festival

Now that spring is here, it is time for some good beer festivals. The King’s Head and Bell had a beer festival a few weeks and the Nags Head will be holding their Spring beer festival in a few week’s time (April 22nd-24th). This weekend is the turn of the Brewery Tap for its now traditional Spring Beer Festival.

Download the beer list.

The Brewery Tap Spring Festival includes 18 beers and 6 ciders in the marquee as well as 8 beers in the bar, including some new beers from Loose Cannon and the Animal Brewery, and possibly XT-0 exclusively available today only.

There will also be homemade pies and treats from the BBQ smoker available to eat.

Live music during the event features the TC (Tim Cairnes) Band on Saturday night, and Adam Matthews on Sunday at 5pm.