We are lucky enough to be in Beeston for the Victoria Hotel's Easter Beer Festival - 28 beers on tap inside and another 30 out in the yard. The place is absolutely heaving and we wonder if we can find somewhere for six and a Spaniel to eat (and drink), but miraculously we arrive just as a big group are going.
We down a few pints - sadly I can't remember what it all was, just a few hours later but it was good. Very god. The food was excellent but completely unsynchronised which was a pain: I suppose we can forgive when they were having possibly their busiest night of the year.
The Victoria is an absolute gem, but it's a fair walk from the canal. Worth it though.
The Wings of a Gull - A whalerman’s lament learned from the singing of AL Lloyd, who at one time worked on the whalers… I really don’t know how traditional it is, given Lloyd’s ...
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