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lancashire day

Postby j kerwin » Thu Nov 27, 2014 12:42 pm

Today is Lancashire day.
As we were lancashires own cavalry regiment.Raise a glass(or even a black pudding) to the Red Rose county.No matter where you now live.Or drink : :) :)
Its not all grim up north.

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Re: lancashire day

Postby PINKY » Thu Nov 27, 2014 4:06 pm

CHEERS

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Re: lancashire day

Postby Brian Moulton » Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:06 pm

Not been the same John since they got rid of the flat caps and whippets (and the Masons and Red King to name but two).

Always say I come from Lancashire and not Greater Manchester.

I'll take a glass of Red Wine to celebrate.
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Re: lancashire day

Postby mick burgess » Thu Nov 27, 2014 10:59 pm

Hi Old muckers being a fen boy who lived and learned your quaint Lancashire ways and enjoyed every minute Cheers and I will pour myself an Irish and Marion a cuppa take care okd friends
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Re: lancashire day

Postby Bulldog » Fri Nov 28, 2014 2:35 pm

cheers
Enjoy Life

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Re: lancashire day

Postby tigger » Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:21 am

Celebrated

black pudding butty, washed down with Dandelion and Burdock

Cum on you Red Rose

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Re: lancashire day

Postby Mac McNulty » Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:42 pm

Just having a real ale "Lancaster Blonde"

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Re: lancashire day

Postby mick burgess » Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:40 pm

Hi Mac
Being in Dorset I am about to open a "Little Piddle " pale ale !!
Take care Mick

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Re: lancashire day

Postby Mac McNulty » Mon Dec 01, 2014 11:50 am

Hi Mick,

Its not Badger Piddle is it!!

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Re: lancashire day

Postby Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Mon Dec 01, 2014 1:48 pm

Mac
That just brought back some unhappy memories. Badger gives Courage a run for its money as the worst beer
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Re: lancashire day

Postby Paul Keller » Mon Dec 01, 2014 11:41 pm

Mr Baldwin sir !!
It would give sulphuric acid a run for it's money !!!
Cheers all !!
Solly, is that the Red King in Whitefield ??
Had a few pints in there when I'd be up visiting the out-laws !!
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And Trooper how's yer soul?
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Re: lancashire day

Postby j kerwin » Tue Dec 02, 2014 4:57 pm

Hi Paul
The red king was indeed in Whitefield.Noted for selling the worst beer outside London.You should have tried the Bee Hive for a good pint.But that was a long time ago,bet its a curry house or polish deli by now.

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Re: lancashire day

Postby Brian Moulton » Tue Dec 02, 2014 7:58 pm

Bee Hive is still there as far as I know John, although a few months ago someone crashed a car into it. Red King was a "boddies" house, Junction is an "Indian", Masons a confectioners, Bulls Head & Derby long gone. There are very few still open. Welcome & Coach & Horses are still going, in fact Wednesday nights in the Welcome, they have some really good groups on.

It ain't like the good old 60's though.

Never could stand Holt's ales, an acquired taste, and a lot of people swear by it. Holt's brewery seems to keep going though even when others close down. I think Joe Holt, owns and built most of his pubs.
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Re: lancashire day

Postby Paul Keller » Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:16 am

John
Forgot all about the Bee Hive and yes I agree, did serve a decent pint.
Got pissed a few times in the "Pack Horse", further up the Rd, near to Gigg Lane.
Saw John Dickinson making his weekly pilgrimage to watch Bury, whilst I was crowd stewarding there last Saturday.
You probably don't know John, but he was one of my "partners in crime" during the "regimental flag goes to the Mexico World Cup" back in 86 !!!
Then it's Trooper this, an Trooper that

And Trooper how's yer soul?

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When the tanks began to roll!

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Re: lancashire day

Postby Brian Moulton » Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:54 pm

Pack Horse has "packed in", I went past a couple of weeks ago, boarded up and for sale.

As a lad, (10 /13) I was a season ticket holder at Bury and really used to enjoy going to Gigg Lane. In those days, you didn't seem to have to worry about the kind of arseholes who roam the streets these days. There again, if you were lucky/unlucky you might run into "Copper" Dixon and he' would usually question you as to what you were doing. We use to play football under a street light virtually every night, and funnily enough, they didn't seem to complain.

Ah, the good old days. Now they go out and want to kill one another.

Lived in Westhoughton for the past 28 years or so and a lot of the pubs there have gone. Having said that, I doubt whether I have been in more than 3 of them. They wouldn't get rich on the amount I drink.

Somewhere, I have a local history book that gives a write up on all the Whitefield pubs, must try and dig it out.

Bet you visited the Outdoor at the side of the Bee Hive a few times John. Quite liked the nutty taste of that Duttons OBJ Pale Ale they sold.
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