The George Ludlow

The mid-nineteenth century listing building, formerly a hotel, re-opened as The George Ludlow recently. It was one of those rare cases where a building has been brought back into use…

Unicorn Inn, Little Dawley

Well, after breaking the exclusive on the new management at the Unicorn Inn, I finally got to pay them a visit today. And what a wonderful pub it is. Little…

Electronic Music Open Mic

The electronic music open mic movement started in Manchester in 2017. Since then, nights have sprung up across the UK. You might not realise it, but we have some of…

Exclusive: The Unicorn Inn, Little Dawley

I think this is the first real exclusive Shropshire story that I’ve broken here on the GOAT, but as of the 1st August, The Unicorn Inn Little Dawley will be…

The Boot Micropub Rebooted

I was so sad to hear about the temporary closure of The Boot Micropub that I even wrote about it for CAMRA’s What’s Brewing a few weeks ago. So, joy…

Golden Ball Inn Ironbridge

The Golden Ball Inn Ironbridge has been on my ‘to visit’ list since they re-opened their doors in December 2022. We were looking for somewhere dog and child friendly, so…

Coach and Horses Shrewsbury

The Coach and Horses Shrewsbury reopened this week after a 6 month hiatus. Under new ownership, the pub is now run by the same folk who have La Mer Rouge,…

Fighting Cocks Inn, Stottesdon

Looking for a great, traditional style pub with a warm welcome? Look no further than the Fighting Cocks Inn Stottesdon. This little gem (not the lettuce) will be a delight…

Drive Yourself to Drink: Alcohol Free Beer Tasting

ALCOHOL FREE BEER TASTING: You don’t have to give up drinking for a month just because it’s January. And you don’t need to take up drinking if you want to…

Festive Imperial Stout Tasting

There is an event full of Christmas cheer coming up at The Boot in Wellington – a festive imperial stout tasting. If you weren’t sure, imperial stouts are strong dark…