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CAMRA Award for 20yrs in Good Beer Guide

On Friday night Ian Saunders of Abercolwyn CAMRA Branch presented Simon & Nina with an award for 20 unbroken years in the Good Beer Guide, the longest in North Wales. With a Hog Roast and superb entertainment from Darren Wharton and Richie Dews of local group Dare, the White Lion was rocking . Simon said how honoured…

Snowdon Climb

Unfortunately Esme wasn't fit enough to take part in last weeks climb due to a rib injury so Simon and Jack deputised. Jack got to the top in 2 hours and Simon & Jane got there in 3 to find Jack sitting there waiting for them. Simon says he could have done it faster if they hadn't…

Colwyn Bay a winner in Wales in Bloom 2011

Colwyn Bay is the winner of the Large Town Award for the 2011 Wales in Bloom competition, the tenth win in succession. Simon and Nina are thrilled to report that, within Colwyn Bay, the White Lion Inn came third in the Pubs, Hotels and Restaurants category. Nina said she was very pleased at the result and thanks…

Llandudno – Snowdon MG Charity Run

The Llandudno MG Owners Club Snowdon Charity Run in aid of Leukaemia Research, was a great success. The run started with a parade on Llandudno promenade and finished approx 95 miles later at Bodelwyddan Castle. The start was in bright sunshine but, being a Snowdon run, the rain had to make an appearance and umbrellas were essential equipment for many of…

Glamorgan CCC a smash hit at Colwyn Bay

Glamorgan must have enjoyed their week by the seaside, on Sunday they had a 69 run victory over Lancashire after a superb knock of 144 by captain Alviro Petersen which included 10 sixes one of which smashed a window in the Lancashire dressing room. In the LV = match they again had a handsome win by…

CAMRA gives a warm welcome to “Peoples Pint”

At the Great British Beer Festival recently, the Campaign for Real Ale, welcomed the Government's decision to introduce a 50% excise duty reduction on beers at or below 2.8% ABV from October 2011 in a move that will allow consumers to enjoy a lower priced and lower strength pint in their local. CAMRA predicts the introduction of low…

GBBF 2011

Simon and Esme had a great day on Wednesday at Earls Court sampling the delights on offer at the Great British Beer Festival. In addition to the large range of Beers, Ciders and Perrys available there is a comprehensive selection of food stalls including Bratwurst, Proper Cornish Pasties, and many more traditional pub refreshments, there was…

Famous Grouse, Famous Pubs

We are thrilled to have been nominated again for the Famous Grouse 100 most Famous Pubs in the UK competition organised through the Daily Telegraph. Last year we were flattered just to be nominated, and lets hope this year we can get even further. I am sure there will be lots of free Famous Grouse flowing if we…

Cream teas and Church visit

Last year, to help raise funds for the church; we wrote to several holiday coach companies suggesting they might like to  include in their schedules an afternoon guided tour of our historic local church followed by a Cream Team at the pub. The Church has many fascinating features with the filled in Cursing Well, 16th Century…