Tuesday, 15 May 2012


To mark the Jockey’s 500th anniversary, they've lined up a fun weekend commemorating the pub through the ages.

Thurs 17 May - Manchester Morris Men dance on the Green @ 8pm

Fri 18 May - Back to the 1940s, 7pm til midnight

With themed decor symbolic of World War Two Britain, and a special wartime food and drink menu for the evening. Music courtesy of Matt Nickson, aka Matt of Matt and Phreds, aka The Vintage Gramophone DJs

Sat 19 May - The Tudor Era, 12pm til 6pm

Taking it right back to where it all began, with a guest appearance from Sir Robert Cecil’s Men, a touring theatre group. We’ll also have a falconry display and olde English folke musicians. For food and drink we’ll be offering a hog roast and mead.

Sun 20 May - A Victorian Day Out, 12pm til 6pm (gin palace til 11pm)

With traditional rides, donkeys, Victorian characters courtesy of Chorlton Players, circus performers and Punch & Judy for the kids and a traditional gin palace for the mums and dads.

PS Did you know?
Even though the building dates back to the 1500s, the original features of the pub are now concealed within a mock Tudor façade which was erected in 1907 as part of a Victorian redevelopment of the site that saw the introduction of a brewery on the premises. The brewing equipment and machinery remains housed in the outbuildings still seen today.

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