Sep
27
7:30pm 7:30pm

Pub Quiz

Our monthly knowledge fest returns with a 'back to school' special. Reminising over all your best subjects, high school sheniggans as well as the classic TV/movie trivia

FREE entry with boozey prizes for 1st/2nd & 3rd places teams

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Sep
28
to Oct 1

Weird Beard bar takeover

WEIRD BEARD BAR TAKEOVER AT THE PILCROW PUB!

The proudly experimental and happily non-conformist brewers Weird Beard will be joining us for 4 days during IMBC 2017.

There will be Weird Beard as far as the eye can see including seasonal exclusives, brewers and we will be kitted out with Weird Beard parafernalia. Did we mention Weird Beard?

Happening as part of the Independant Manchester Beer Convention Fringe. Check out Indy Man for the rest of the line up.

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Sep
20
7:30pm 7:30pm

Cheese & Beer

Cheese and wine? Hell no, it's all about Cheese & Beer!

Join us for a 5 beers & cheese pairing evening hosted by ourselves & it's Maître Fromager, Barbara from Harvery Brockless.

We'll be keeping it relaxed, sharing some knowledge & pairing some of our bottles range as well as draft to some of Harvery Brockless' smellyist fromage

Tickets are available HERE

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Sep
17
11:00am11:00am

Blazing Sadler's

Tis back! After a Summer of unride-able dates we're taking to the roads once again for our social meet up, ride & bev

We've moved the date to the 3rd Sunday of every month starting September 17th

Riders of all skill levels welcome with fixed, road, hybrid riders taking to the road on previous rides so don't be put off. Meet at the pub at 11am, setting off at 11:30am

Any questions drop Oddie a line on oddie@thepilcrowpub.com

Destination TBC however we're always open to suggestions

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Aug
11
12:00pm12:00pm

Beatnik Republic Brewing Co Tap Take Over

Beatnikz Republic Brewing Co.’s Paul Greetham has been brewing since 2015 as a one man band, gypsy style brewer (round of applause guys) however after a successful crowdfunding campaign he secured his own brewing kit to keep up his increasing demand for his bevs.

Originally brewing in London Paul moved the brewery to good old Manchester in early 2017 has gone from strength to strength since production started.

Whilst Beatnik Republic is only just around the corner from The Pilcrow we believe a showcase of some of their best brews is well over due.

Join us from 5pm

Follow our social feeds for details on the beer list...

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Aug
5
12:00pm12:00pm

Sadler's Yard Summer Jam

SADLER'S YARD SUMMER JAM IS BACK FOR 2017!

Sadler's Yard Summer Jam is back. Get ready to celebrate a summer of great music, food and beer at this year's Summer Jam on Saturday 5th August...it's back and jammier than ever.

There will be a range of acts across four stages covering surf rock and spoken word to jazz and soul, meaning there's truly something for everyone!

MAIN STAGE: Brunelle, Ry Vieira, Koalas, Beach Skulls, Tony Walsh and Hot Shorts all supported by DJ sets from Ailsa McLaggan and Pasta Paul.

ACOUSTIC: Claire Victoria, Jennifer Reid, Jo Rose, Jess Kemp and Jack Conman.

PLANT NOMA: Free wheeling ceramics throwing workshop with Charlie Manthorp, Noisy Toys upcycling workshop, and an interactive experimental gramophone session with artist Naomi Kashiwagi.

THE PILCROW: DJ set from Betters Days.

FOOD: Indulge with Big Grillie Style, Que Delicia, and Pietanic.

DRINK: The Pilcrow will be open as normal & we'll also have a pop up pub pouring smashable session beers all day long.

Follow @SadlersYard for the latest updates, timings and line-up news!

This event is free to attend but tickets are recommended to secure entry. There'll be limited walk ups available on the day. Children and four legged friends welcome.

Get tickets HERE

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Jun
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

Manchester Beer Week Collab crawl

So this year Manchester Beer Week are making Manchester our playground by launching the festival's special collabs simultaneously at five venues across the city centre. The list is:

Marble 57 Thomas Street: Marble x Northern Monk
Café Beermoth: Runaway x Left Handed Giant
The Pilcrow: Cloudwater x Lost and Grounded x Verdant
Port Street Beer House: Track x Brew By Numbers
The Smithfield: Blackjack x Hawkshead

We'll be pouring the Cloudwater Brew Co x Verdant x Lost and Grounded Brewers collab from 6pm with the brewers on hand in throughout the evening to share a drink, answer questions and shoot the breeze

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May
27
to May 28

Spring Bank Holiday weekender

Join us at The Pilcrow for Spring bank holiday weekend for a BEER, BBQ and MUSIC amidst the oasis of calm surrounds of Sadler’s Yard.

Escape the madding crowds this weekend with a jaunt to Manchester’s best kept watering hole secret, a stone’s throw from the Northern Quarter.

Dog friendly plus kids welcome

Saturday 27th May 2017

Food / Common Kitchen BBQ ft. grilled meats and veggie options galore, serving it up in the open air from midday - late.

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Music / Gumbo Ya Ya / DJ / 6pm-late / free entry

Saturdays track list comes from James 'Gumbo'. Expect gold standard disco, boogie, soul & funk from the Ultimate Choice selector.

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Sunday 28th May 2017

Food / Common Kitchen BBQ ft. grilled meats and veggie options galore, serving it up in the open air from midday - late.

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Beer / Beavertown Brewery tap take over / Noon til late

No introduction needed here. The mighty Beavertown Brewery take over the taps, plains & simple. Expect a killer line up including all the classics plus a few surprises....

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Music / Balearic Social with Andy Pye / DJ / 5pm-late / free entry

Leeds based record label boss, Outlaws Yacht Club regular & radio host Andy Pye brings Balearic Social to The Pilcrow for Spring Bank Holiday Sunday. Now over 6 years in the running the sunshine sound outfit has an arsenal of tracks to set the mood and hopefully invite that orb in the sky for a day out

 

 

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May
21
11:00am11:00am

Blazing Sadler's - May edition

We've had to pass on Aprils cycle meet up due to bank holiday work commitments & change the date for May (bank holidays again) but alas the show must go on!

Same rules as before, meet at the pub 11am, set off at 11:30am. We're open to suggestions on this months destination but let's keep it simple with a pub & grub stop half way...

Following our facebook event to see where we're going this time

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May
10
5:00pm 5:00pm

An evening with Galway Bay Brewery

Originating in Oslo then due to growth re-positioned to Galway, we are inviting the guys from Galway Bay brewing to strut their stuff on our draught board. We are really excited to showcase 5 kegs and a couple of exclusive bottles of their brews on the day. We will be joined by the brewer himself available for you to pick at his brain about any beery queries you may have.

The beer list is to be confirmed so keep checking our facebook event for updates.

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Apr
29
12:00pm12:00pm

BBNO./Kernel Tap Takeover

Time to show the southern breweries some lovin'!
We have invited Brew By Numbers and Kernel, two of the best London has to offer, for a collaberative Tap Takeover here at The Pilcrow Pub.
These neighbouring breweries are both firm believers in fine attention to detail and drinkability, so expect some top quality brews in your glass! 

All beers on from 12pm.
Beer list TBC.

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Apr
27
to Apr 30

Early Bank Holiday May

Join us at The Pilcrow for the first May bank holiday weekend for a showcase of the London's best breweries, and a sprawling DJ extravaganza amidst the oasis of calm surrounds of Sadler’s Yard.

Escape the madding crowds this weekend with a jaunt to Manchester’s best kept watering hole secret, a stone’s throw from the Northern Quarter.

Dog friendly plus kids welcome

Friday 28th April 2017


Pasta Paul / DJ / 5pm-late / free entry

Expect an eclectic mix from Pasta Paul to bring in the bank holiday weekend. Would pair well with that yellow orb in the sky, hopefully.

Saturday 29th April 2017

Common Kitchen BBQ ft. grilled meats and veggie options galore, serving it up in the open air from midday - late.

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The Kernel Brewery x Brew By Numbers (BBNo) Tap Take Over

Two of Londons best join us for a collaborative Tap Takeover here at The Pilcrow Pub. These neighbouring breweries are both firm believers in fine attention to detail and drinkability, so expect some top quality brews in your glass!

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All Our Yesterdays / DJ / 6pm-late / free entry

Our in house selectors will be manning the sound system tonight. Jazz, low-fi, balearic, & electronic vibe-age for your ears

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Sunday 30th April

Common Kitchen BBQ ft. grilled meats and veggie options galore, serving it up in the open air from midday - late.

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Kevin Swindells / DJ / 4pm-late / free entry

Manchesters stalwart DJ Kev Swindells makes the jaunt from his cosy home of the Northern Quarter once again to play our peak bank holiday set. A selection of tracks from across the glob expected.

For updates on the weekends events please follow our facebook event

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Apr
22
4:00pm 4:00pm

Record Store Day

The Pilcrow host an all star line up on Record Store Day kicking off from the earlier start of 4pm.

Our lineup includes our very own All Our Yesterdays soundsystem, Kevin Swindells, Matt Ward (Wet Play/ Piccadilly Records) and Full Beam!. Expect an open minded music policy

FREE entry plus a hefty 20% off bevs if you can prove purchase of plastic with a receipt on the day

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Apr
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

Aficionado DJs - Easter Sunday

To accompany our biggest tap take over yet, we welcome Aficionado DJs to provide the soundtrack for our first bank holiday session of 2017.

Moonboots & Jason Boardman will be providing their free thinking soundtrack in the pubor possible outside on the terrace (weather permitting of course)

Expect the best 6 hours of nado jams!

Music policy is wide & open.

FREE entry

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Apr
16
12:00pm12:00pm

Cloudwater x Magic Rock x Other Half | Tap Take Over

The mighty Magic Rock, Cloudwater Brew Co & Other Half (all the way from Brooklyn, NY) will be pouring a combined 12 lines on Easter Sunday.  This is our most highly anticipated take over to date so get this in your diary!

The lineup will be announced soon as well as an exclusive meet the brewer event. Details will drop on our facebook event here

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Apr
14
to Apr 15

Easter Friday & Saturday

Easter weekend kicks off on Friday 14th April

We'll be firing up THE PILCROW BBQ with grilled meats and veggie options galore, serving it up in the open air from midday - late Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The opening soundtrack on the Friday comes from local boys Better Days DJ's.

Expect an eclectic mix from residents Pablo Blanquito & Chris E which will pair well with that yellow orb in the sky, hopefully.


Saturday 15th April sees Rikki Humphrey take over the sound sytem for an evening of immaculate sipping.

 

 

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Apr
11
7:00pm 7:00pm

Pilcrow supper club with Holy Crab

Join us & our friends from Holy Crab for a 3-course seafood treat & beer pairing!

On the menu we have;

Smoked haddock & curried potato pot

Crispy scallop brioche bun

Sweet & Salty crab fritters

Each course will come with a matching half

3 beers and 3 snacks - £26 per person

Arrival time 7pm with service beginning at 7:30pm

Tickets available here

Any dietary requirements - please email us hello@weareholycrab.co.uk

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Apr
5
5:00pm 5:00pm

MAD HATTER BREWING FIRST POUR - TRIPLE PENNY LANE

We're delighted to host our friends from Mad Hatter, Liverpool, to help them launch their Penny Lane Triple.

We'll be pouring this from 5pm, so once it's gone, it is GONE1

We will also have a couple of the guys from the brewery joining us plus more of their boss beers pouring on the day.  Our facebook event will have more up to date details closer to the event.

 

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