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What’s On in November at the Sun, Pickering

Some up-coming events at the Sun Inn, 136 Westgate, Pickering:

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UK’s best restaurant at Oldstead

A recent survey by the website Tripadvisor to find the UK’s ten best restaurants put the Black Swan at Oldstead at the top of the list. Just 14 miles from Kirkbymoorside, the Black Swan sounds like it could be a great night out, though only for a very special occasion as it seems to offer […]

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The Guardian recommends Sunday lunch at the Star Inn

Readers of The Guardian will know that it recently published a list of the 50 Best Sunday Lunches to be had, nationwide.  Included in ‘the North’ was the Star Inn just down the road at Harome. Here’s what they had to say: The Star Inn conjures the feeling of JRR Tolkein’s hobbit-filled Shire as you […]

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Play reading at the King’s Head

You may well have already booked your place at the King’s Head St Patrick’s Day Party on Saturday evening from 7 p.m. which features a two course meal and entertainment. Details available from the King’s Head.  In the morning, by kind permission of the proprietors, there is to be an informal reading of ‘The Rising […]

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World Record Pub Quiz Attempt

All you pub quizzers out there should keep SUNDAY 7th FEBRUARY free, and help THE CROWN INN, Hutton Le Hole break the current world record for the most pub quiz contestants at one time. The quiz, set by PUBAID, and played by contestants in over 1000 UK pubs, replaces the regular monthly quiz nights held […]

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Kings Head runner up in Turnaround award

Congratulations to Steve and Maria Wrigley, who run the Kings Head in Kirkbymoorside, on being named runner-up in the Marston’s Turnaround Pub of the Year for the North of England. Steve and Maria moved to the area two years ago to manage the pub, after previously running a country inn in Knutsford, Cheshire, and spent […]

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Sixties at the Sun Inn Pickering

If you’re planning to visit the Sixties festival on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway next weekend, you might want to make a day of it with a Sixties event at the nearby Sun Inn in Westgate, Pickering.

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What’s on at The Sun Inn

WHAT’S ON IN NOVEMBER at THE SUN INN, PICKERING November’s Exhibition in The Garden Room Paintings by Kezy Feaster Wednesday 5th 6.30 p.m BONFIRE NIGHT HOT DOGS & BURGERS:FREE ENTRY BUT PLEASE THROW MONEY IN THE BUCKET! Thursday 6th 8p.m. QUIZ NIGHT Raising funds for Newbridge Park Project £5 per team. (max 5) Raffle Saturday […]

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Star at Harome retrieves Michelin star

The Star Inn, in Harome, near Helmsley, run by celebrity chef Andrew Pern, has regained the coveted Michelin star it held from 2002 to 2011, after inspectors found it served dishes with assured flavours and a skilled, classical style. It was one of only 14 restaurants in the UK to be upgraded to Michelin star […]

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Cropton, for views and more

“There’s no better time than autumn to be exploring the woods, especially if there is a toasty inn to scoop you up after your walk”, according to Broadleaf, the Woodland Trust magazine . Can’t argue with that, especially when their list of “five inspiring woods to visit this season, each with a classic country pub […]

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Three walks and a barbecue with Ryedale Walking Group

Ryedale Walking Group will be doing a 5.5 mile (easy) walk, on Wednesday 17th July, taking in Howldale Wood & Scalla Moor. Park/Start: Ruffa Lane (East), Pickering (SE809838) at 6.30pm. Contact Phil on 01751 476380. The group will be doing a 6.5 mile (easy) 450ft/135m walk on Sunday 21st July, covering Marton, Great Edstone and […]

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Lunch by 128 bus: the Royal Oak, Helmsley

Continuing our occasional series on places to have lunch on the 128 bus route. Looking for a ‘cheap and cheerful’ lunch in Helmsley? Try the Royal Oak pub on the market square, run by Rachel Newton who used to work at KMS hairdressing here in Kirkbymoorside some years ago, until she married Craig and made […]

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The Sun in June

Events in June at the Sun Inn, Pickering

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Beer Festival at the Sun Inn Pickering

The Sun Inn, Pickering is holding its first ever Beer and Cider festival on 27th and 28th April. Admission £3 with commemorative glass (£2 for CAMRA members with card).  Hot and cold food available, live music, 80’s disco Saturday p.m. Today is the 3rd anniversary of the Sun re-opening under new management: congratulations to all […]

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Vote for your favourite Yorkshire pub

Call to nominate your favourite pub

North Yorkshire is being invited to nominate its favourite pub in a competition to find the county’s most popular local. Voting for Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2013 is now open and organiser Welcome to Yorkshire is encouraging people across Yorkshire to tell them which their favourite pub is and why. Last year, White Horse Farm Inn, […]

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Ann Macintosh to chair pub enquiry

Given the concern in the town about pubs changing hands and possibly closing down altogether, it is good news that the Government has set up a Committee to look into the problems facing ‘tied’ pubs, especially excessive rents and the prices they are required to pay for beer.  This committee is to be chaired by […]

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Lunch by 128 bus: Thornton le Dale

Continuing our occasional series on places to have lunch on the 128 bus route, we’ve moved on to Thornton le  Dale and the New Inn. Situated within sight of the bus stop, at the crossroads in the centre of Thornton, the New Inn couldn’t be easier to find, and it’s clearly popular as the dining […]

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Plough may reopen

There are hopes that the once popular Plough Inn at Fadmoor near Kirkbymoorside may soon reopen. The Plough was closed over two years ago, after its owner, millionaire Peter Wilkinson said it was costing £35,000 a year to keep it open. Photo by Miss Steel for Geograph Read the full story here.

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Black Swan Pub re-opens!

Following the sudden closure of the Green Chilli Indian several weeks ago, it seemed like Kirkbymoorside was to lose yet another outlet in the Market Place. However it is now under new management, a partnership between Conh Poc from the Sinh Ley and Carl Blackburn, former landlord of the Cricketers, West End. The Black Swan […]

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Lunch by 128 bus: Sinnington

Heading from Kirkbymoorside towards Scarborough, the 128 bus (timetable here) soon deviates from the A170 through the small village of Sinnington, where it stops very close to the Fox and Hounds, our next destination for lunch. I have to confess to bias here: I’ve been eating at the Fox and Hounds for a decade or […]

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Lunch by 128 bus: Wombleton

Part way between Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley, the small village of Wombleton lies just off the A170, and on the 128 bus route. The bus stops right outside the village’s only pub, the Plough Inn, which was our next port of call on our quest to find good places for lunch without driving. The Plough immediately […]

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King’s Head re-opens

In case you haven’t noticed as you walk through the town, here is some good news: the King’s Head has re-opened. New opening hours are from 10 am daily Monday to Saturday, closing at 11 pm Monday to Friday and 1 am on Saturday, and from 12 noon to 11 pm on Sundays. A wide […]

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Is your favourite pub in Kirkbymoorside?

Welcome to Yorkshire, in association with the Yorkshire Post, is giving you the chance to vote for your favourite Yorkshire pub. Whether it’s a traditional country pub, a historic tavern, or a city centre pub – they want to know. Have your say and tell why your local should win Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2012 award. Your votes will […]

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