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(Updated on 23/02/2013)


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Facts :


  • The death and life of the great British pub - 13 October 2015
    "Across the country, pubs are being shuttered at an alarming rate – scooped up by developers and ransacked for profit – changing the face of neighbourhoods and turning our beloved locals into estate agents, betting shops, and luxury flats. This is the story of how one pub fought back."


  • Are these England's most beautiful pubs? - with PHOTOS - 28 August 2015
    "They may not have a historical pedigree stretching back centuries, but 20 pubs across England built between World War One and World War Two have just been deemed important enough to be granted listed status."


    Biggin Hall Hotel, Coventry - now Grade II listed

    The Gatehouse in Norwich


  • Mini guide to pubs in London - with photos
    "One of the city’s great social levellers, a local can be the place to go for craft beers or gastropub dishes, for feeling the sun on your face in an atmospheric beer garden, or soaking up the city’s wealth of history."


  • The Hand & Flowers Pub , located in the beautiful Georgian town of Marlow (Buckinghamshire)
    "In this year's Michelin Guide we have been awarded 2 Stars...
    The Hand and Flowers has won the AA Restaurant of the Year Award (England) for 2011/2012."

    See MENU




  • Drinkers on longest ever pub crawl reach 14,000th pub
    "The four men have just visited their 14,000th pub across the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
    They have spent 24 years travelling to every corner of the country and have downed and estimated 84,000 pints of real ale, working out at 21,000 pints each...
    They entered the Guinness Book of Records for drinking in every English county..."





  • Public house (Wikipedia)
    1 Overview
    2 History
    3 Opening hours
    4 Pub games and sports
    5 Pub food
    6 Pub signs
    7 Pub names
    8 Pub chains
    9 Campaign for Real Ale
    10 Notable British public houses
    11 Pubs in British popular culture
    12 Pub music
    13 Theme pubs
    14 Irish public houses
    15 Compare with
    16 See also
    17 External links

  • Icons, symbols and institutions (traditions-uk)

  • Public Houses (Pubs) - (
    Beer - Other alcoholic drinks - Soft drinks - Bar food - Typical expressions - Pub etiquette - Pub names

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Lesson plans :

  • UK PM Leaves 8-Year-Old Daughter In Bar (12th June, 2012) - a lesson plan with audio
    "British newspapers have revealed that Prime Minister David Cameron left his eight-year-old daughter in a pub and went home, thinking the little girl was with his wife.
    His wife Samantha left the pub separately believing her child Nancy to be with her father."


    Cartoon: Cameron Leaves Daughter At Pub

    "This cartoon by Mac from The Daily Mail relates to news that David Cameron accidentally left his eight-year-old daughter Nancy at a pub two months ago..."


    Reuters Video: David Cameron leaves daughter at pub
    "British Prime Minister David Cameron accidentally left his eight-year-old daughter Nancy behind at a pub. Deborah Gembara reports."




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Songs :

  • "Bear Claw Tavern" - Scythia OFFICIAL Music Video (YouTube)
    The lyrics are below the video on YouTube.
    "I' m heading away and I wont be back for a very long time
    Hide your woes, show your smile and pour my cup of wine
    On the morrow i set to sea and know not when I'll be back
    So come my friends and drink with me until the day is black..."


  • The Wild Rover (
    "I've been a wild rover for many's a year
    And I've spent all my money on whiskey and beer..."

    - with the VIDEO (YouTube)

    The Wild Rover is a popular folk song (Wikipedia)



Cartoons : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)


That looks delicious!



Cartoon: Pubs opening at motorway service stations



How to be British N° 26 :
The British pub

"THE BRITISH PUB has survived
unchanged for a 1000 years.
A little thing like the smoking ban isn’t
going to make a difference…"



I'm not selling you alcohol





Videos :


  • Reuters Video: First American pop-up cat cafe opens in New York + TRANSCRIPT
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  • Reuters Video: Parisians cat lovers relax in "purrfect" cafe + TRANSCRIPT
    + IDIOM + VOCABULARY + COMMENT + Related articles