• Bee-ing Friendly at the Kean’s Head

    Fri, 01 March 2019 - Mon, 30 September 2019

    Castle Rock Brewery and The Wildlife Trust have enjoyed working together for a few years now, and as we move into spring and summer we’re looking forward to welcoming bees into our pub gardens. The Kean’s Head (as ever) are fully on board and have plans to plant their bee bombs during March, to reap, […]

    Kean's Head


  • Bee Friendly Gardens at the Golden Eagle

    Fri, 01 March 2019 - Mon, 30 September 2019

    Castle Rock Brewery and The Wildlife Trust have enjoyed working together for a few years now, and as we move into spring and summer we’re looking forward to welcoming bees into our pub gardens. The Golden Eagle is preparing to plant their bee friendly plants, and looking forward to a garden a buzz with wildlife […]

    Golden Eagle


  • Cider month at the Embankment

    Wed, 01 May 2019 - Fri, 31 May 2019

    May is finally upon us, which means the orchards are beginning to bloom. Which means apples. Which means cider. To celebrate the wondrous fruit we call the apple, the Embankment will be extending their range of traditional ciders throughout May. Even better, every glorious pint is just £4.

    The Embankment


  • Mild in May at the Embankment

    Wed, 01 May 2019 - Fri, 31 May 2019

    Join CAMRA’s Mild Trail with a stop off at the Embankment, where they’ll have at least one marvellous mild on the bar thoughout all of May. PS. Have you tried It’s Always Honey yet? It’s our newest honey-nut mild and it’s always yummy!

    The Embankment


  • Cider Month at the Barley Twist

    Wed, 01 May 2019 - Fri, 31 May 2019

    This May, join us, joining CAMRA in celebrating the now blossoming orchards. Why? Because orchards mean apples. And apples mean cider. To celebrate the wondrous fruit we call the apple, the Barley Twist is extending it’s cider range to include at least 10 real/ traditional ciders on the bar at any one time throughout the […]

    Barley Twist


  • CAMRA’S Mild in May – Fox & Grapes

    Wed, 01 May 2019 - Fri, 31 May 2019

    Every May, CAMRA celebrate the mild style of beer. It wasn’t too long ago this type of beer was rarely seen, but thanks to initiatives like this, now they crop up all over the place for your drinking pleasure. This May, the Fox & Grapes is joining the party with the aim to have at […]

    Fox & Grapes


  • CAMRA’s Mild in May – Bread and Bitter

    Wed, 01 May 2019 - Fri, 31 May 2019

    Every May, CAMRA celebrate the mild style of beer. It wasn’t too long ago this type of beer was rarely seen but thanks to initiatives like this, now they crop up all over the place for your drinking pleasure. And they’re great. This May, the Bread and Bitter will be participating again, offering at least […]

    Bread and Bitter


  • Mild in May – Stratford Haven

    Wed, 01 May 2019 - Fri, 31 May 2019

    Every May, CAMRA celebrate the mild style of beer. It wasn’t too long ago this type of beer was rarely seen, but thanks to initiatives like this, now they crop up all over the place for your drinking pleasure. This May, the Stratford Haven is joining the party with the promise to showcase at least […]

    Stratford Haven


  • CAMRA’s Mild in May – Swan in the Rushes

    Wed, 01 May 2019 - Fri, 31 May 2019

    This month embrace the sun shining and join the Mild Trail. CAMRA celebrate the mild style of beer every May, and so do we! This May, The Swan in the Rushes invite you in to sample their guest milds on throughout the month. What’s more, there’s 20p off every pint of mild for CAMRA members. […]

    Swan in the Rushes


  • Apples are in season at the Lincolnshire Poacher

    Wed, 01 May 2019 - Fri, 31 May 2019

    It’s May, the orchards are in full bloom, and following CAMRA’s lead, we’re celebrating cider and perry this month. The Lincolnshire Poacher however, are taking it to a whole other level. Cider lovers, rejoice! They will be extending their cider range to a minimum of 15 available at any one time. And some apples never […]

    Lincolnshire Poacher


  • Apples are in season at Yarn

    Wed, 01 May 2019 - Fri, 31 May 2019

    It’s May, the orchards are in full bloom, and following CAMRA’s lead, we’re celebrating cider and perry this month. Yarn, too, will be rewarding anyone that opts for nature’s sweet (or dry) cidery goodness with a very nice 50p off every pint of real cider all month long.

    Yarn


  • Cowshit Bingo Live at the Embankment

    Fri, 24 May 2019

    It’s the last Friday of the month which means the Embankment has some more excellent live music lined up to kick start your weekend. This Friday features Cowshit Bingo, playing ‘funk, blues, folk, rock, country, jazz, whatever’, as their Facebook page will tell you. With nearly 20 years of jamming together under their belt, this […]

    The Embankment


  • National Wine Day at the Barley Twist

    Sat, 25 May 2019

    Enjoy National Wine Day the right way at the Barley Twist. (That is, sat in their fully restored wine cellar or overlooking Carrington St, with a bottle of sumptuous red, white or rosé,  of course.) Plus, every single wine bottle is available to drink in at take out prices for National Wine Day only. That’s […]

    Barley Twist


  • Bank Holiday BBQ at the Lincolnshire Poacher

    Sun, 26 May 2019

    Join the lovely lads and lasses at the Lincolnshire Poacher for a brilliant afternoon/evening/night on Sunday with a BBQ from 5pm. And sleep in all Monday because it’s the spring bank holiday! We just love it when that happens. Of course, the Poacher will be open as usual on Monday, too.

    Lincolnshire Poacher


  • Sunday Lunch on a Monday at the Embankment

    Mon, 27 May 2019

    There’s only two things better than a Sunday roast: A Sunday roast cooked for you, and A Sunday roast on a bank holiday Monday. Enjoy both this bank holiday weekend at the Embankment, for only £9.95.

    The Embankment


  • Hamburger Day at the Kean’s Head

    Tue, 28 May 2019

    Six mouth watering homemade burgers to choose from and 15% off any Castle Rock Brewery pint (cask or keg!) to wash it down with. And that’s why we love hamburger day. PS. Every single one is available as meat, veggie or vegan. (Falafel as veggie/vegan)

    Kean's Head


  • All Hands on Deck – Mikron Theatre Co at The Poppy and Pint

    Thu, 30 May 2019

    All Hands on Deck is ‘a tale of two wrens’ looking for a wartime adventure. The show is a love story between the Royal Navy and their loyal ‘Jenny Wrens’, lovingly celebrated with humour and song. Mikron is an award winning theatre company, with 48 years of touring under its belt in its honourable quest […]

    Poppy and Pint


  • The ICC Cricket World Cup 201 at the Embankment

    Thu, 30 May 2019 - Sun, 14 July 2019

    The Cricket World Cup is here, and we’re all ready for it. Be sure to get yourself to the Embankment bright and early before any Trent Bridge games for one of their famous international breakfasts first (served from 9am)! PS. Have you tried The Umpire Strikes Back yet? ‘Crisp, refreshing, and built to be sessioned […]


  • 40 YEARS ON – VIV ANDERSON AT THE EMBANKMENT

    Thu, 30 May 2019

    We’ve brewed a beer to celebrate Viv Anderson, football coach and former player. Not only was Viv a member of the European Cup winning Nottingham Forest squad, he was also the first black player to play in a full England international. The beer, Viv Anderson MBE, pays hommage to the local legend. Join us on […]

    The Embankment


  • West Indies V Pakistan at the Stratford Haven

    Fri, 31 May 2019

    It’s West Indies V Pakistan and Bridgford (and the rest of the world) is buzzing. Be sure to get yourself to the Strat for one of their famous breakfasts first (served from 8am) and return for the BBQ and outside bar later.  

    Stratford Haven


  • Fish and Chips Day at Yarn

    Fri, 07 June 2019

    Celebrate the simple things at Yarn this Fish and Chips Day! They’re putting cod bites and mushy peas on the menu, along with the childhood favourite, the fish finger sandwich. Both available all day for just £6.95 each.  

    Yarn


  • World Gin Week at the Embankment

    Sat, 08 June 2019 - Sat, 15 June 2019

    To celebrate World Gin Week, the Embankment is offering gin specialities all week long. That includes everything from gin inspired treats on the bar, to gin infused chef specials. Don’t mind if we do! Pop inside for more info – or for a G&T.  😉

    The Embankment


  • The Lincolnshire Poacher’s 30th Birthday Celebrations!

    Sun, 09 June 2019 - Tue, 11 June 2019

    In 1989 Castle Rock celebrated opening the Lincolnshire Poacher. Fast forward to the present and we’re delighted to be celebrating it’s 30th birthday (at the same time as Nottingham Craft Beer Fest no less)! Vote for the ‘birthday beers’ you want to see on the bar here! Celebrations start on the Sunday with a charity […]

    Lincolnshire Poacher


  • BREAD Talks: Pub Lectures – Round 2 for NCBW

    Sun, 09 June 2019

    Get yourself down to the Bread and Bitter for the second instalment of BREAD Talks:Pub Lectures! This one will see Castle Rock brewer Dan Gilliland take centre stage, talking on all things brewing, beers, the importance of pubs and maybe even offering some hints and tips to any homebrewers in the crowd. The the talk […]

    Bread and Bitter


  • Wander Beyond x Odyssey Brewery Showcase at the Fox & Grapes

    Sun, 09 June 2019

    We love the Fox & Grapes because when it comes to great big beery events they always get it right. So when they told us they were going to showcase two of the most exciting, upcoming breweries in Newcastle we were weren’t surprised, but we were delighted. Start Nottingham Craft Beer Festival the right way […]

    Fox & Grapes


  • Nottingham Craft Beer Week at the Embankment

    Mon, 10 June 2019 - Sun, 16 June 2019

    Nottingham Craft Beer Week is back and culminating with the highly anticipated Nottingham Craft Beer Festival! The Embankment is celebrating with a celebration of all things locally crafted, with craft beers from Notts featuring on the bar all week long. We can’t wait, our city is a haven for the craft beer connoisseur, and we […]

    The Embankment


  • Wylam x Almasty: Cask is Craft at the Fox and Grapes

    Fri, 14 June 2019

    If you’re at Nottingham Craft Beer Week on Friday, be sure to pop into the Fox & Grapes from 5pm. They’re showcasing two brilliant breweries – Wylam and Almasty – to prove one thing. Cask is Craft. If you still need convincing, try a pint, you won’t be disappointed.

    Fox & Grapes


  • Beer Day Britain at the Barley Twist

    Sat, 15 June 2019

    This year, Beer Day Britain couldn’t fall at a more perfect time – on the grand finale of Nottingham Craft Beer Festival. To celebrate, the Barley Twist is offering 10% off all draught and takeout prices on all bottles and cans, even if you stay in to drink’em up. Be sure to pop inside on […]

    Barley Twist


  • Father’s Day at the Fox and Crown

    Sun, 16 June 2019

    Celebrate Father’s Day the right way – down your local! Leave the hard work to the Fox and enjoy great food and excellent beer – with 2 courses and pint for £12.95. Perfect for dads, grandads, uncles and anyone else you want to treat this Father’s Day! Check out the menu below, and note you’ll […]

    Fox and Crown


  • Father’s Day at the Embankment

    Sun, 16 June 2019

    Don’t forget, Father’s Day is on it’s way! This year though, the Embankment have it all taken care of. Simply book a table and they’ll gift dad a pint! For the early birds, they’re cooking up their famous brunch, and after 12pm it’ll be their delicious Sunday roasts stealing the show.   T&Cs apply, ask […]

    The Embankment


  • Vinyl Night at the Bread and Bitter

    Sun, 16 June 2019

    The Bread’s beloved Vinyl Night is back for the third Sunday of June, so dip into your record collection and make your way over. Every song that gets a spin is added to the Bread’s Spotify playlist for you to enjoy the rest of the month.

    Bread and Bitter


  • Father’s Day at the Bread and Bitter

    Sun, 16 June 2019

    Let’s face it, our dad’s are either the coolest man we know or exactly the opposite. Either way, if you’re looking for how to celebrate Father’s Day this year, we’ve got just the thing. Get yourselves to the Bread and Bitter’s beloved Vinyl Night. Bring your records, bring his; just show us some dad dancing. […]

    Bread and Bitter


  • Business Networking at The Embankment

    Wed, 19 June 2019

    Once a month The Embankment welcome all types of businesses, large or small, to come and mingle in their beautiful Lord Trent and Jesse Boot room for a couple of hours. The format is a simple one: 6pm, arrival, registration and mingle 6.30pm, intros and Business Presentation 7.30pm, networking and food served 8.30pm, close Your […]

    The Embankment


  • Pesky Alligators Live at the Embankment

    Fri, 21 June 2019

    Get your groove on with the Pesky Alligators this Friday the Embankment, singing and dancing you into the weekend! Entry is free, just turn up!

    The Embankment


  • Abbeydale Brewery Tour with the Fox and Crown

    Sun, 28 July 2019

    The Fox and Crown is going on a coach trip! They’re off to Sheffield for a day out, starting with a visit and a guided tour around Abbeydale Brewery. Next, a pub lunch at Castle Rock’s very own pub in Sheffield, the New Barrack Tavern. You’ll also get a pint at both the Tavern and […]

    Fox and Crown,  New Barrack Tavern