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Bucking Fastard
02-12-2013, 09:39
I always feel that one of the (many) great features of Pubsgalore are the frequent pub crawls that the members organise.I thought it worth noting down the list of past venues, hopefully the list will continue to grow as the years progress.I also thought it would be useful for new forum contributors to be aware of past venues when discussing future targets for these very sociable meet ups.It would be good to encourage new attendees.The more ,the merrier.

I have looked back to crawls advertised on the forum where at least 3 PuGers have met up,but please put me right if I have missed any out,I recall a tour of Bath but unsure if it was "official".

2010

12th November -- Birmingham (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?3894-Pubs-Galore-Meet-Up-Friday-12-November-Birmingham)
22nd November -- The Falcon,Clapham Junction


2011

6th Feb -- Bath (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?4103-Bath-pubs)
1st July -- Winchester and Cheriton (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?7322-Winchester-and-Cheriton-in-July)
19th October -- Leytonstone (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?8745-London-Meet-Up-Leytonstone)
11th November -- Nottingham (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?8008-PG-Meet-up-2011)


2012

2nd March -- Liverpool (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?9251-Liverpool-PG-meet-up)
30th March -- Norwich (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?9770-Norwich)
25th May -- Carshalton (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?10843-Anyone-for-Carshalton)
5th October -- Black Country Coach Tour (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?9924-Best-of-the-Black-Country-(Meet-Up-5th-October-2012))


2013

22nd March -- Leicester (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?12283-PuG-Spring-meet-2013-Leicester-(The-isn-t-it-about-time-we-had-another-PuG-meet-up))
13th July -- Reading (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?13889-PuG-Summer-meet-2013-(Anybody-for-Leeds-)-(or-maybe-Reading))
24th July -- Otley
22nd November -- Leeds (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?14832-PuG-Autumn-Winter-meet-up-Leeds-22-11-2013)



2014

8th February -- London (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?16429-London-meet-up) (Liverpool Street,Bethnal Green Road,Hoxton and Islington)
21st March -- Worcester (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?16195-Pubs-Galore-Worcester-Meet-Up-21st-March-2014)
13th June -- Rugby (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?17170-Rugby-Meet-Up-Friday-the-13th-June-2014)
14th July -- Sheffield (http://forums.pubsgalore.co.uk/showthread.php?17173-Sheffield) - A birthday crawl for Will
14th November -- Bristol



2015

27th March -- York
17th July -- St Albans
13th November -- Derby


2016

18th March -- Hull
22nd July -- Oxford
18th November -- Huddersfield


2017

25th March -- London Bus Route 38,Clapton - Angel.
23rd June -- Wellington and stations towards Wolverhampton.
17th November -- Stockport


2018

23rd March -- Brighton
15th June -- Newcastle under Lyme
12th October -- Manchester


2019

29th March -- Portsmouth

aleandhearty
02-12-2013, 09:57
Excellent idea, BF. It'll be really handy to have a concise point of reference.

Soup Dragon
04-12-2013, 11:12
I assume a formal gathering is one advertised here - but what constitues and do we have a list of 'informal' gatherings?

Bucking Fastard
04-12-2013, 12:12
I assume a formal gathering is one advertised here - but what constitues and do we have a list of 'informal' gatherings?

Soupy I was just trying to list those meet ups that were advertised on the forum and attracted a good number of PuG folk.I thought this might be useful for forum members who have joined more recently,or possibly members who haven't attended one of the PuG crawls so that they are aware of past venues and can take part fully in the lively discussion of future venues, with that knowledge on board.

Soup Dragon
04-12-2013, 12:34
Soupy I was just trying to list those meet ups that were advertised on the forum and attracted a good number of PuG folk.I thought this might be useful for forum members who have joined more recently,or possibly members who haven't attended one of the PuG crawls so that they are aware of past venues and can take part fully in the lively discussion of future venues, with that knowledge on board.

Sorry Captain - i was just pulling your leg about it!

I didn't realise there had been so many 'official' crawls!

sheffield hatter
04-12-2013, 15:28
I didn't realise there had been so many 'official' crawls!

What constitutes an "official" crawl? I would suggest it's one that is planned well in advance to give members from around the country a) enough advance warning to commit themselves and b) the chance to get the best train ticket deals they can.

Clearly something like the Otley trip on 24 July was not "official" in this sense, as it was a) a bit of an afterthought and b) limited to those who could get there on the day relatively cheaply. (That was me, Ale&Hearty, Old Boots and a couple of my Sheffield mates, plus the surprise addition of Trainman, who found himself with a bit of time on his hands and, perhaps more importantly, a train ticket burning a hole in his pocket.)

I suspect that most of the others mentioned by BF have been similarly low key affairs. I went to the Leytonstone crawl as I happened to be in London, and met Pubsignman, Trainman, Rex Rattus, Just a quick pint and I'm off, Roger B and Paul of Horsham - almost met Malden Man as well, but his train was severely delayed. The "official" Nottingham trip had been much longer in the planning and was just three weeks later, so by the above criteria Leytonstone would have to be "unofficial".

In my mind the "official" PuG meet ups have been Birmingham, Nottingham, Liverpool, Leicester, Reading and Leeds. Possibly the Black Country bus trip too. Does it matter? As BF says, this thread is about letting members know about where we've already been so that any future discussion about meet ups is an informed discussion. Speaking of which, is it Worcester next?

gillhalfpint
04-12-2013, 17:47
All being well, we still plan to have a mosey round Worcester on Saturday. Years since I have been round the pubs, so will let you know how we get on.