Roundup of April's Pub News
The Cross Keys in Burbage has changed food provider from 1 May to The House
Jesse Middleton, the new landlord at the Cross Keys, Barwell has introduced a Locale and will be having some live music.
Topps in Barwell closed in April. Local opinion is that it is being refurbished and will be shut for about 3 months.
The Blacksmiths Arms is no longer doing any food.
The Chequers in Burbage was due to get permanent licensees at the end of April.
The Dog & Gun, Hinckley is still closed but is due to reopen under new management.
The Belper Arms in Newton Burgoland shut for essential maintenance work after the temporary managers left in January, and according to the Leicester Mercury, new licensees have been found and it should re-open in the next few weeks.
It is not yet known what the outcome is for Tim Arnold’s premises licence application for 95 Church Street, Burbage (The Crafty Elbow).
The Elephant & Castle held a beer festival from 16 to 18 May including a family fun day on the Saturday.
Burbage Community Arts Festival will be holding its usual Music in the Pubs night around Burbage from 8pm on Wednesday 8 May. www.bcaf.net