East London & City Branch
Campaigning for real ale, pubs & drinkers' rights since 1971
Why Pigs Ear?
Because it’s Cockney rhyming
slang for beer.
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21st February 2014.
Tuesday 11 March
Branch Meeting 8pm The
Sekforde Arms, 34 Sekforde
Street, Clerkenwell, EC1R
0HA Everyone is welcome to
Tuesday 13 May
ELAC AGM 8pm at The Bell, 617 Forest Road Walthamstow E17 4NE
All members are encouraged to attend.
April Friday 25th - Sunday 27th CAMRA Members Weekend in
Today CAMRA launched a petition
calling on the Government to stick to
its promise of reforming the giant pub
The petition is doing well with over
8,000 signatures but we need to
boost and promote it where we can
to show a decent level of support for
the campaign. The petition link.
There was fantastic support for the
beer duty petition from you which really
made all the difference
We have been requested to support the threats to close the Goerge
Tavern 373 Commercial Road, London, E1 0LA
http://savethegeorgetavern.com/ from here you will find out how and
where to write to. You can never have enough letters. They are really
We have till the 5th March to get everything in.
People can also sign the petition. we have over 1500 signatures in just
over a week.
This appeal is over 6 private flats next to a pub and live music venue. It
makes no sense what so ever. There has been live Music at the George
for over 50years possibly even longer.
It is a historic site The 6 flats would block all the windows in the old
theatre upstairs and all the windows on the east wall which includes bed
rooms landings hall toilet kitchen.
I would dearly love to buy the club, restore it along with George and
Theatre. bringing it back into community use. Weddings Christenings
Wakes Party's live music ballroom dancing. It has an amazing lit up
If you could get people to tweet re tweet fb that would be fantastic.
Spread the word
According to Mick O’Rorke If the George goes, he believes there will not
be any real ale the length of Commercial Road and East India Dock