Pub News

Here is the latest news about pubs in the branch area.
Licensees, if you have news about your pub and want to share it, send it to moc.liamg@armac.selahruots.retsambew

  • Saturday 18 November 2017

    We have a new pub The Cock & Bull High Street. DY8 1EE formerly The Glasshouse has been refurbished and now open. On a passing glance at the bar they looked to be serving Purity & Wye Valley (and the food looks nice too!)

    Also, we have a new micro pub Shell-Ter. A single room micropub at Shell Corner. Currently serving three real ales when we visited it was Golden Glow, Enville Ale and Exmoor Gold, they do also stock bottles from Fixed Wheel.

    The Crafty Pint, Halesowen B63 4JU The Crafty Pint are still hard at work converting next door and will be holding events over the winter season once it's open. Keep an eye on their Facebook page and at the pub for confirmed dates. A Christmas fair with good beer sounds like a plan to us!

    The Foresters, Wollaston DY8 3PL have a kids Halloween party from 2 till 6 on Saturday 28th October, so why not enjoy a lovely pint of Ludlow Gold while letting the kids have a bit of fun. Also, there's going to be a bbq on Friday 3rd November when the bonfire finishes at Stourbridge rugby club. Their Christmas Fayre starts serving from Fri 1st December through till 22nd.

    Sadlers Brewhouse Conyers Trading Estate, Station Dr, Stourbridge DY9 8ER have a packed schedule of events for over the Winter/Christmas period. 4th November 8pm The Secret Cabaret are performing, 18th November 8pm Live music from The Geckos 15th December 8pm Live music from The Barrelhouse Blues Band, 23rd December 8pm live music from Eastwood Band.

    The Old Bank 1 Coventry St, Stourbridge DY8 1EP have refurbished all the seating to soft padded chairs and pews as well as a new pool table and a dart board.

    The Waggon & Horses, Halesowen B63 3TU are going to be holding a gin festival in November- date is to be confirmed so please keep an eye on their facebook page for more info.

  • Swan Beer Festival Wednesday 9 August 2017

    The Swan, Halesowen B62 9JY Beer festival is booked for 24th - 28th August there'll be 65 ales and 35 ciders.

  • Stourbridge & Halesowen CAMRA Real Ale & Pub Census 2017 Saturday 22 July 2017

    Summary of Results Pubs visited 76
    Volunteers 21
    Pubs serving real ale 74
    Breweries 83
    Cider Producers 17
    Beers available 150
    Ciders available 31

    Average price of Cask ale £3.08
    Average ABV of Cask ale 4.30%
    Average price of Cider £3.33
    Average ABV of Cider 5.50%


    Most popular Cask Ales

    Enville Ale 17
    Holdens Golden Glow 15
    Wye Valley HPA 11
    Banks's Amber 10
    Wye Valley Butty Bach 9
    Sharp's Doombar 9
    Thwaites Wainwright Golden Ale 7

  • Graham's Place Tuesday 30 May 2017

    Graham's Place, Wollaston DY8 3PZ Bookings are being taken for Sunday 18th June Father's day lunch. Over the summer they are hoping to have an Ale & Gin festival dates TBC so keep an eye on their Facebook page.

  • New Wellington Tuesday 30 May 2017

    The New Wellington, Brettell Lane DY5 3LQ By the time you read this the New Wellington should be open again with new owners selling real ale and a carvery.

  • Red House Boutique. Tuesday 30 May 2017

    The Red House, Stourbridge DY8 1EL After a successful 'Grape & Grain' Festival they are to introduce 'Red Factor'. A play on the theme!!!! Thursdays Jam night, musicians then get to perform on Sundays ( 2-6 live show ) then the finale Saturday nights ( 9-11 ). The Thursdays & Sundays we will offer various casks at discounted prices.

  • The Crafty Pint Tuesday 30 May 2017

    The Crafty Pint, Halesowen B63 4JU Keep an eye on out on their Facebook pages for Health & Beauty events over the coming months and on a Sunday they now offer free cheese boards. Sunday opening 12noon till 6pm.

  • The Forresters Tuesday 30 May 2017

    The Forresters, Wollaston DY8 3PL Are holding a cider festival 14th-16th July in their garden marquee. Also, there will be cocktail and gin nights throughout the summer, dates are to be confirmed so please keep an eye on their Facebook page.

  • The Shovel Tuesday 30 May 2017

    The Shovel, Lye DY9 7DX Thursday is now Mexican night! Served 6.30pm till 9.30pm. Still serving the classic Sunday roasts and pub grub classics on a Wednesday night too.

  • The Starving Rascal Tuesday 30 May 2017

    The Starving Rascal, Brettell Lane DY8 4BN Have a newly refurbished kitchen so get down and try some food! May 6th a band called Highway is due to perform.

  • The Swam Tuesday 30 May 2017

    The Swan, Halesowen B62 9JY Beer festival is booked for 24th- 28th August there'll be 65 ales and 35 ciders- offering some ciders not seen in the midlands before!