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Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Christmas Fundraiser for St George's Memorial Church, Ypres

Tomorrow, Thursday 8th December, we are holding an informal fundraiser in aid of St George's Memorial Church, Ypres, Belgium.

As Ypres was rebuilt at after World War I St George's Memorial Church was built to remember soldiers from Britain and the Commonwealth who died in the conflict. As part of the 100th anniversary commemorations St George's has launched an appeal to raise the money to have bells installed in the bell tower. Details can be found at :

Doors open as usual at 5 00pm, from 7 00pm we will be switching on our Christmas lights, offering cheese and port with a raffle and quiz.

We hope you can join us for a fun evening and help us to raise some money for a good cause.

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Sunday December 4th

We will be closed on Sunday December 4th for our annual Christmas outing to Manchester. We still have a few places left, if you would like to join us please get in touch as soon as possible, cost is £14pp leaving at 10 30am.

On Thursday December 8th we have our informal Christmas fundraising evening in aid of St George Memorial Church, Ypres . Fun begins at 7 00pm.

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Staff Wanted

We are currently seeking flexible, part-time bar staff. Must be sociable, outgoing and hold a Personal Alcohol Licence.
For more information please ring on: 07927 396861 or email:

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Closed Lunchtime

Unfortunately our kitchen refurbishment has run into a second day so we will be closed this lunchtime. Open as usual at 5 00pm. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Outing and Thai Street Food

This Sunday we have our annual outing to the East Lancs Railway where we will visit the Trackside Beer and Cider Festival and the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships at Ramsbottom. Cost is £12pp and there are still a few places left if you would like to join us.

As we will be away on Sunday The Snug will be closed this Sunday only.

Sunday 18 September we will be back open as usual from 12 30 until 4 30 with Thai Street Food available thanks to Thai Kitchen Cumbria. Delicious Thai curries, noodles and satay will be available from their mobile kitchen from opening time onwards.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Fantasy Football

Fancy spending £100m building your very own football team? Well here's your chance. For the third year we will be spicing up the football season with The Snug Fantasy Premier League. Here's all you have to do:


Spend your £100m on players. Not sure where to start? There's an auto selection option that picks your team for you.

Once you've bought your players you need a team name and you can pick your own kit.

Then click on Leagues. Our league is called The Snug Carnforth. To join it you need our code which is: 270365-85336

Good luck and when you're next in The Snug you can see the wonderful trophy that will be presented to the winner at the end of the season.

Our fourth birthday is next week and we will be celebrating on Tuesday 2 August. We will be having nibbles and some short fun quizzes to raise a few quid for Help for Heroes.

Friday, 27 May 2016

Help for Heroes Euro 2016 Sweepstake

Two weeks today and Euro 2016 kicks off with France playing Romania. You can get the full excitement of the competition by entering The Snug sweepstake which opens at 5 00pm tonight. For a mere fiver can draw one of the 24 countries in the competition. £60 of the entry fees will go to Help for Heroes, £40 will go to the holder of the winning country and £20 the runners up. A list of who has each country will be on the wall in The Snug so you can keep up to date with who is doing what as the tournament progresses. Good luck, especially whoever gets England.

Thank you all for another great Snug outing on Sunday. Yet again the sun shone on us as  we relaxed and enjoyed beer, wine, cheese and Sunday dinners in Staveley and Cartmel, ending with an hour at The Factory Tap in Kendal, the pub which we were recently twinned with. Next trip will be to the East Lancashire Railway, details to be confirmed but will be early in September.

On the bar today we have:

Goddard's-Fuggle Dee Dum 4.8%
Kirkby Lonsdale-Jubilee Stout 5.5%
Hardknott-Nuclear Sunset 4.7%
Bowness Bay-Amazon Amber 3.8%
Marble-Earl Grey 6.8%

Next up Marble Ginger 5.1, Eden Blonde Knight and Hawkshead Windermere Pale.

Lancashire Dry Cider 7%
Weston's-Old Rosie 7.3%

In addition we have 7 bottled ciders from Aspall's, Thistly Cross, Thatcher's and Orchard Pig and up to 27 bottled and canned beers.

Hope to see you over the weekend. In the meantime here's one of my favourite football anthems:

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Sunday May 22nd

Please note that The Snug will be closed this coming Sunday, May 22nd.

This is because nearly 60 of us are on one of our quarterly Snug outings, this time to Staveley and Cartmel. Details of our summer trip will be announced next week.

Sunday, 17 April 2016

Snug News

There's lots going on at The Snug starting today (Sunday) with one of our now famous Jacob's Joins. From around 1 00pm regulars will be bringing in their delicacies for us all to enjoy. Why not join us for some decent drinks and a free nibble?

Our trip to Staveley and Cartmel on 22 May is filling up very quickly. We have booked a 57 seater coach but there are only 6 places left. We will be leaving The Snug at 11 15am due back around 8 00pm, cost is £12pp. Get in touch asap if you would like to join us.

As we hurtle towards St George's Day we are dusting off the bunting and flags  ready for a day of fun and fundraising for Help for Heroes. Throughout the day we will be having quick quizzes and mini raffles with some fantastic prizes. There will be also be themed beers on the pumps including a tribute to William Shakespeare on his 400th birthday.

We should soon have some great news about The Snug and our friends at the Factory Tap, Bowness Bay Brewing Companies' excellent bar in Kendal. Can't say more at this stage but watch this space.

So with 5 beers, a selection of ciders and wines why not join us this afternoon and make the most of the sunshine.

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Easter Weekend

The Snug will be open our usual hours over Easter weekend.

Wishing you all a Happy Easter.

Gregg and Julie.

Friday, 18 March 2016

Trips and Beer

Our next outing is on May 22 to Staveley and Cartmel, leaving 11 15am due back around 8 00pm. Cost is £12pp and places are filling up very quickly.
On St George's Day, April 23, we will be raising funds for Help for Heroes as usual. There will be spot quizzes and other little events throughout the day. We will also be offering Cloudwater's 10.1% Imperial Stout in addition to our usual range of cask ales and ciders.
So, today on the bar we have:
Three Peaks Ingleborough Gold 4%
Wantsum Thunderbolt IPA 6.8%
Bays Topsail 4%
North Cotswold Cotswold Best 4%
Kirkby Lonsdale Singletrack 4%

As it's Friday night we also have a couple of special treats lined up for everybody.

Following are our draft ciders and we also have Thatchers Gold and Aspalls Premier Cru in bottles.
Lancashire Dry Cider 7%
Thistly Cross Whisky Cask 6.9%
In addition to our range of Belgian, Swedish and Japanese bottled beers we currently have bottled beers from Marble, Cloudwater and Bowness Bay and the Fell cans of Tinderbox IPA and Robust Porter are proving extremely popular.

Have a great weekend.

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Sunday 6 March

We will be closed this Sunday (6th March) due to our outing to Chester. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Meanwhile, on the bar today we have:

Bridgehouse-Rucking Red  3.9%
Deeply Vale-Citra Storm 4%
Marble-Chocolate 5.5%
Windsor&Eton-Knight of the Garter 3.8%
Twisted-Urban Legend 4.3%

Lancashire Dry Cider 7%
Thistly Cross-Whisky Cask Cider 6.9%
Aspalls (500ml bottle)-Medium Cider 7%
Thatcher's (500ml bottle)-Gold 4.8%

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Beer and a Trip to Chester

On March 6th we are running a Snug outing to Chester. Cost is £14pp and the coach departs at 10 00am, due back around 7 30pm. We still have spaces so please get in touch if you would like to join us.

In addition to our range of bottled Belgian and local beers we now stock 330ml cans of Fell Robust Porter and Tinderbox IPA. At £2.50 they are excellent value and are going really well.

On the bar today we have:

Animal-Manta Ray 4.6%
Liverpool Organic-Josephine Butler 4.5%
Barngates-Goodhew's Dry Stout 4.3%
Fat Cat-Marmalade Cat 4.3%
Malvern Hills-Feel Good 3.8%

Westons-Old Rosie 7.3%
Lancashire-Dry Cider 7%
Thatcher's-Katy 7.4% (bottled)
Aspall's-Medium Dry 7% (bottled)