Southampton Pub News 2004

Wednesday 8th December 2004
The Above Bar will be closing soon as the lease to the building has been sold, we have been told that a new club called Poletrix will be opening up on the premises in the New Year.
Wednesday 1st December 2004
The Elephant and Castle in Bursledon Road has been boarded up for refurbishment or redevlopment as soon as more information is available we will post it here.
Saturday 13th November 2004
The Pub formally known as the Oliver Goldsmith has now re-opened as H2O.
Wednesday 10th November 2004
We have been informed by a reader that the Target in Sholing and the Sun Inn in Weston are also currently boarded up. Again we are unsure if this is for refurbishment or a redevelopment. As soon as we know it will be posted here.
Friday 29th October 2004
After a fire in the Kitchen at The Dolphin food is currently not available. They expect food to be prepared in the kitchens again by the end of next week.
Tuesday 19th October 2004
Ray and Kay at The Duke of Wellington have compleated the transfer of their pub from a Wadworth managed house to a full tenancy.
Monday 11th October 2004
New Pub Added The Shield and Dagger another great venue.
Sunday 10th October 2004
The Mayflower Pub in th city centre has been boarded up. We are not sure if this is for refurbishment or a redevelopment. As soon as we know it will be posted here.
Thursday 7th October 2004
We have heard from a reliable source that the Oliver Goldsmith Pub in St Marys is being refurbished and is due to open again soon.
Monday 27th September 2004
New Pub Added The Park Hotel another great venue.
Saturday 28th August 2004
CAMRA (campaign for real ales) is having a Summer Barbeque on Sunday 29th August at South Western Arms, St Denys. Also there is a Branch Meeting at Duke of Wellington on Tues 14th September 2004 - 8pm
Thursday 19th August 2004
The Le Tissier Arms is under new ownership, and planning some changes including a new bar menu and some famous cocktails from the Isle of Wight Thursday 29th July 2004
We have learned that the cheeky chappie cockney rock n roll band
Chas N Dave will be playing live at the Hobbit Bank Holiday Monday 30th August for only a 4.00 Entry. Doors open 12 Noon
Thursday 22nd July 2004
ClubSouthampton is a new Pub based Club setting up in Southampton click here for details of activities and how to get envolved.
Wednesday 21st July 2004
Kellys Night Club is in the news at
Friday 16th July 2004
The Oliver Goldsmith Pub in St Marys has closed down. We are not sure if this is for refurbishment or a redevelopment. As soon as we know it will be posted here.
Tuesday 29th June 2004
The Le Tissier Arms has just installed a new pool table (and only 50p a game too!)
Tuesday 22th June 2004
We have had reports that our e-mail is being spoofed to send viruses over the Internet more info...
Tuesday 22th June 2004
The Frog and Frigate has announced new Opening Times and a Long Happy Hour, see their website for details.
Friday 11th June 2004
There may be some changes at Yates (above bar street) coming soon as the Yates Chain of Pubs may be about to be bought out by a managment team more....
Monday 17th May 2004
The Legendary Derek is returning to the Frog and Frigate on the 28th May after 6 months away. This will be a great evening out as the new customers and old regulars are all sure to be going to see him play.
Tuesday 20th April 2004
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Tuesday 6th April 2004
2 Tonic a uk Ska and 2 Tone band play live at the FLEMING ARMS SATURDAY 10th APRIL, NO TICKETS, FIRST COME FIRST SERVED.(submitted by e-mail)
Monday 29th March 2004
Today the Brass Monkey has opened its doors for the first time they have a webcam and website at
Monday 22nd March 2004
The Pub which was once known as The Griffin and more recently The Henry Pagent as now reopened as The Moose Inn.
Tuesday 9th March 2004
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