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Our parent company, who early in 2005 the pubs of Jennings Brothers PLC joined the Marston’s Pub Company Estate. The UK’s leading independent and pub retailing business, Marston’s PLC is at the heart of thriving local communities.

Marston’s have over 1,700 pubs in more than 20 counties across England and Wales’ from busy town and city pubs to village pubs at the heart of their communities.


Are you interested in the way in which science and technology affects our lives? Are you worried that science is taking us down a steep and slippery slope?

Are you sure that what you read in the papers or hear on the TV about these things is true – or do you suspect that sometimes the stories are exaggerated to make better headlines?

The public often think that scientists simply don’t care about the potential impact of what they do and scientists often feel that the public doesn’t understand and that the true story is distorted by hysterical scaremongering. Neither side is right – but opportunities for dialogue and discussion are rare: scientists mostly talk to other scientists – and the public doesn’t often have a chance to ask questions of the ‘experts’.

This doesn’t have to be the case! Come along to a Café Sci session – say what you think and hear what others say – are you in the minority or does everybody else share your concern? Each session will be introduced by an expert – but only to provide a framework of accurate information as a starting point’ these are not ‘lectures’ but an opportunity for open but informed discussion.

Jennings have sponsored Cockermouth’s Café Scientifique’ Ann & John Lackie of Plumbland Consulting will organise it’ you’ the public’ need to come along – or don’t you care about these things?


Gastro with gusto’ bars with bravado’ pubs with promise – Brakspear pubs offer a great variety of food’ drink and accommodation in beautiful areas nearly all within easy reach of Oxford’ Windsor’ the Chilterns and River Thames. We also have pubs to let – either tenancies or leases.


Banks’s is the West Midlands’ favourite ale’ brewed in Wolverhampton’ and sold at pubs’ clubs and supermarkets across the region.

The first Pitcher & Piano was opened in Fulham’ London in 1986. The philosophy behind the concept was simple; a home from home staffed by people who have a deep understanding of what makes a great bar. Our buildings may have become progressively more stunning but the philosophy remains the same; that P & P should deliver a good time to everyone that steps across the threshold.

There are 18 Pitcher and Pianos across the UK’ from Swansea to Newcastle’ this site is here to give you a little taste of all of them.


Cask Marque provide a measurement of beer quality against a national standard. Look out for the Cask Marque logo to show pubs which serve the perfect pint’ or contact Cask Marque to request your guide to the best pints in the region.


Windermere Lake Cruises Limited operate a number of vessels on Lake Windermere. Our main office being based at Bowness and smaller offices Lakeside and Waterhead near Ambleside. We also operate a Ship repair yard with workshops at Lakeside and a Boathouse with repair facilities at Waterhead. We have workshops at Bowness and at the Heaning on the outskirts of Bowness’ The company also run three cafe’s two in Bowness and one in Ambleside.


Beer has been brewed in Ringwood for centuries ever since mediaeval man first mixed the crystal water of the River Avon with the malted barley harvested from the surrounding fertile fields of Hampshire.

The market town was a magnet for merchants and dusty drovers who needed their thirst slaked and whistles wetted before they could get down to the business of bargaining and bartering and many a deal was sealed over a draught and a noggin in one of the many taverns’ inns and ale houses that gave Ringwood one of the highest pubs per head of population in olde England.


With 900+ places to stay in the Lake District including hotels, b&bs and cottages book your holiday in the Lake District with the regional tourist board. As the official visitor guide to Cumbria Golakes has info on attractions, restaurants, events and things to do.

A relaxing, comfortable room, combined with great pub hospitality, and great value Inns and hotels from the UK’s leading independent and pub retailing business.

There’s nothing better than staying in a pub! They have 38 Inns, some in beautiful locations and others ideal for major towns, cities or attractions and all offering the same great experience.


Theatre by the Lake is a year-round professional producing and presenting theatre which provides a service through the performing arts to communities of’ and visitors to’ Cumbria. The core programme is home-produced professional drama productions’ including a six month summer season of six plays in repertoire’ a major Christmas production and at least one other production in the Spring of each year.

The theatre is situated at Lakeside in Keswick with its famed views across Derwentwater’ Borrowdale and the Western Fells. Theatre by the Lake has been sensitively designed to complement this unique and beautiful location. It has a traditional Lakeland exterior of locally-sourced stone’ slate and roughcast’ in keeping with Keswick’s distinctive architecture.

The building houses a 400-seat Main House’ a newly-extended 100-seat Studio’ a coffee shop and bars’ two gallery spaces’ meeting and conference facilities and a rehearsal room.

The organisation is constituted as a not-for-profit company and a registered charity – Cumbria Theatre Trust.


Named after the ancient medieval forest of The Wych Wood’ our Brewery produces an award winning range of traditional craft-brewed beers full of character. We are the UK’s No 1 producer of Organic Beers.

Wychwood blends traditional methods of production’ including the famous Brakspear ‘Double-Drop’’ with an innovative approach to beer flavour to produce around 50,000 barrels a year of flavour-packed traditional cask ales and bottled beers.


The Langdale Estate is an idyllic 35-acre woodland estate located in the heart of the English Lake District. Home to the 4-star Langdale Hotel, Terrace Restaurant, Spa Therapies, Leisure Facilities, Brimstone Hotel and 5-star self catering lodges.

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Welcome back to the Armchair Arms. Tonight we're joined by Simon Yates, Assistant Head Brewer at Banks's Brewery. ... See MoreSee Less

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Has anyone tried any of the beers Simon mentioned? Any others you would recommend?

Come back on Friday for the Armchair Arms Quiz 7pm

Hi Simon, welcome to Jennings Brewery!

How do you drink yours? Its personal preference surely?

Anyone tried Sunbeam?

Banks has been my go to ale for a number of years now.

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Whos joining us in The Armchair Arms tonight? Tune in at 7pm to watch a Q and A with Simon Yates from Bankss Brewery

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This Wednesday @7pm well be sharing a pint with guest brewer Simon Yates in the Armchair Arms.  Simon has over 45 years brewing experience at Davenports and Bankss Brewery.
What would you like to ask Simon?  Post your questions below and tune back in this Wednesday for the answers.

This Wednesday @7pm we'll be sharing a pint with guest brewer Simon Yates in the Armchair Arms. Simon has over 45 years brewing experience at Davenports and Banks's Brewery.
What would you like to ask Simon? Post your questions below and tune back in this Wednesday for the answers.
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GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE ARMCHAIR ARMS PUB QUIZ PRIZE DRAWGENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE ARMCHAIR ARMS PUB QUIZ PRIZE DRAW

Prize: Overnight stay (including breakfast) for 2 adults at selected hotels (full details below) subject to availability and travel restrictions. 1 x Main Prize will be awarded per Quiz (a total of 8 Main Prizes available to be won).

Quiz Time/Date: 7.00 pm to 11:59pm – every Friday between 23/03/2020 and 18/05/2020 (each a “Quiz”)

No. of Entries: Only one entry per person per Quiz.

Any entry Criteria: The Promotion is open to entrants aged 18 or over with an active Facebook account. Route to entry in this Promotion are via the following Facebook pages only: @Hobgoblinbeer, @Marston’sBrewery, @Bombardier.beer, @theEaglebrewery, @Banks’sbeer, @JenningsBrewery, @BrakspearBeer, @Ringwoodbrewery, @Youngsbeer @Couragebeers @Lancasterbomberale (“Promoter’s Facebook Pages”). To enter, simply visit any of the Promoter’s Facebook Pages at the Quiz Time/Date, and submit your answer to the final quiz question in the comments section on the relevant Quiz post.

The Promoter

1. The Promoter is Marston's PLC (company number 00031461) trading as Marston’s Beer Company (a trading division of Marston’s PLC) with its registered office at Marston’s House, Brewery Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4JT (the "Promoter").

2. This Promotion is run in conjunction with Clarity PR Ltd (08425943) with its registered office at 18 Morland Place, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 2PF (the “Administrator”).

Entry Requirements

3. This Promotion is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 or over, except for employees/directors of the Promoter and the Administrator, such employees/directors’ immediate families/households or anyone else professionally involved with this promotion.

4. This is an online promotion; internet access and an active Facebook account is required to participate. The winning entrant will be the owner of the relevant Facebook account from which the entry is submitted.

5. Entries must be submitted by the relevant Quiz Time/Date.

6. Entrants must not use a false name or email or provide any false information when entering this Promotion.

7. Only one entry per person per Quiz. Any entrant attempting to circumvent this rule by using alternative details including, but not limited to, by creating multiple Facebook accounts, will be refused participation from this Promotion.

8. There is no purchase necessary.

9. Entrants may only enter the promotion via the Promoter’s Facebook Page(s) listed above. Entries via email, post or facsimile will not be accepted.

10. Any entries which have been submitted using scripts, automated systems, collaborative practices or via a third party for commercial gain will be deemed invalid.

11. Entrants may only enter the Promotion for personal non-commercial use only.

The Prize Draw

12. After each Quiz, or on the date specified, the Prize draw winner will be selected at random by the Administrator under independent supervision from all complete, eligible and properly submitted entries received. For the avoidance of doubt, only entrants who provide the correct answer will go into the Prize draw in respect of the Quiz entered into. Entries will not carry forward to any subsequent Prize draws.

13. Prize winners will be notified through Facebook (either via private message or directly on the posted comment) to begin arranging claiming the Prize.

The Prize

14. Please refer to the Promoter’s Facebook Page(s) for further details of the Prize on offer.

15. Prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable and no cash equivalent is available.

16. Whilst the Promoter will make every effort to honour the advertised Prize(s), the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute any prize with an alternative of a similar value if circumstances dictate this.

17. Each Prize is for two adults and includes one nights’ accommodation including breakfast at a hotel of your choosing from a selection of the Promoter’s free trade customers up to the total value of £250 (including taxes and booking fees).

18. The Prize is subject to the following additional terms and conditions:

a) The Prize must be booked and taken by no later than 31 March 2021 (save as expressly stated otherwise by the Promoter, in its sole discretion).

b) The Prize cannot be taken over any UK bank holidays;

c) The Prize must be booked at least two weeks prior to the departure date;

d) The Prize winner agrees to co-operate with the Promoter as to their preferred travel dates upon winning the Prize;

e) Entrants must be over the age of 18 years at the time of entering this Promotion. Both entrants must be aged 18 or over at the time of travel;

f) A valid credit or debt card will be required for security deposit purposes when checking into hotel accommodation;

g) Should the value of the hotel booking be lower than the budgeted amount, the Prize winner will not be entitled to claim any underspend;

h) The hotels all have separate terms and conditions and exclusions with which the Prize winner (and guest) will be required to comply with. Please check such conditions before travel.

i) It is the responsibility of the Prize winner and/or their guest to meet any additional costs relating to obtaining insurance cover for any pre-existing medical condition and/or for any additional costs as may be specified where the Prize winner and/or their companion are aged 70 or over;

j) All elements of the Prize must be taken at the same time and once booked, the trip cannot be altered or amended, unless otherwise expressly agreed by the Promoter; and

k) Anything else not expressly stated as forming part of the Prize (including food, drink and travel) is expressly excluded and will be the responsibility of the Prize winner.

19. In certain circumstances, the Promoter may, in its sole discretion, offer a cash alternative or transfer of all or part of a Prize to a family member of a winner. Such circumstances may include (but are not limited to) the Prize being inappropriate for the age or health of the winner or no longer being available for circumstances beyond the Promoter’s reasonable control. In such circumstances, the Promoter may require the winner(s) to provide written confirmation of waiver of their entitlement and/or written acceptance from any transferee to comply with these terms and conditions.

Facebook or other media Platforms

20. By participating in the promotion, entrants agree to comply with the Facebook platform terms of use from time to time. If there is any inconsistency between these terms and such platform terms, then these terms shall apply.

21. This promotion is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook and by participating in the promotion, each entrant agrees to completely release the relevant platform (or platforms(s)) from any claims or damages the entrant may suffer in connection with their participation in the promotion.

Rules for Competition Entries

22. All submissions/entries must comply with the following “Content Rules”:

a) be in the English language;

b) not name or refer to any individual other than the entrant (or include any third party personal information);

c) not contain the image or likeness of any individual: (1) under the age of 18; or (2) other than the entrant without that individuals’ express consent;

d) not contain any material that infringes another's rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, including copyright infringement;

e) not have been previously submitted in any other promotion or distributed previously in any media;

f) not disparage or be harmful to the Promoter or any of its brands, employees/directors, customers or pubs;

g) not in any way mention, refer or otherwise allude to the name, logo or trade mark of any entity, individual, product or brand other than those of the Promoter and its brands;

h) not contain material that is inappropriate, contains nudity, is indecent, lewd, pornographic, obscene, illegal, unlawful, hateful, disparaging, defamatory, slanderous or libellous;

i) not contain any swear words, offensive or vulgar language or other coarse language;

j) not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, political belief, sexual orientation or age;

k) not promote excessive or irresponsible drinking or illegal drugs or tobacco (or the use of any of the foregoing); and

l) not contain any computer virus, bugs, Trojans or other malicious, invasive or harmful code.

Limits on the Promoter's responsibilities and Indemnities

23. Winners agree to be fully responsible for any personal or incidental expenses and/or tax liabilities incurred in claiming and using the prizes. The Promoter will not be responsible for any loss or injury resulting from entry into the Promotion or a winner's acceptance and/or use of the Prize.

24. Winners will be notified via Facebook using the account handle they submitted their entry from. The Promoter will take all reasonable steps to contact the winning entrants to arrange for the organisation of the prize, but if there is no response within 14 days, or the contact details are invalid, the Promoter reserves the right to (randomly) re-allocate the prize without liability to the first winner.

25. The Promoter will not be responsible for losses, failures or delays relating to circumstances beyond its reasonable control including (but not limited to) acts of God, war, governmental action, pandemic or epidemic, strikes, disputes or the acts or defaults of any supplier of the prizes.

26. The Promoter will not be responsible for any damage, loss or injury to an entrant that is not reasonably foreseeable. The Promoter's responsibility for any damage, loss or injury to an entrant under these terms and conditions or otherwise in connection with the promotion shall be limited to the value of the prize won by the entrant.

27. The Promoter will not be responsible for technical, hardware or software failures, lost, faulty or unavailable network connections or difficulties of any kind that may limit or prohibit entrants' ability to participate in the promotion. The Promoter does not guarantee that the Promoter’s Facebook Page(s) will be operational on any specific device or system or that it will be error free or available all the time.

28. The Promoter will be liable for any death or personal injury arising from its negligence. Nothing in these terms and conditions will exclude that liability or any other liability, which it is not lawful to exclude.

29. Each entrant will indemnify (and will keep indemnified) the Promoter and its affiliates against all costs, claims, losses, damages, expenses (including legal expenses) or other liability arising as a result of a breach of these terms and conditions or negligence.

Data Protection and Privacy

30. Your privacy is important to us. We will only process the personal data you provide in connection with this Promotion to administer your entry, award a Prize and/or as otherwise required by law. Full details are set out in our privacy policy which is available on the Website or by clicking www.marstons.co.uk/contact/privacy-policy. Such personal data provided will be shared with the Administrator for the purposes of administering, awarding and delivering the Prize.

31. In accordance with the current guidelines that govern promotions in the UK, if you are a winning entrant, we may publish, or make available on request, information that confirms an award took place – that is your surname, county and, if applicable, the entry itself. You have the right to object, or to ask for less information to be made available. If you wish to object, or if you have any questions or comments regarding data and privacy, please contact our data team by emailing DataSecurityInformation@marstons.co.uk.

32. If you are a winning entrant, we may pass your personal data to the Administrator to administer the award of a Prize, or use your personal data to announce the winner and for reasonable promotional purposes connected to the promotion. Again, if you wish to object, please contact the data team.

General

33. By entering, entrants agree to these terms and conditions

34. All winning entrants agree to participate in any reasonable publicity arranged by the Promoter without recompense.

35. The decision of the Promoter is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

36. The name and county of the Prize winners can be obtained for up to 6 months following the last Quiz by sending a self-addressed envelope to the Promoter’s address set out above citing the name of the promotion.

37. The Promoter reserves the right to eliminate or disqualify any entries or entrants who the Promoter has reasonable grounds for believing are in breach of these conditions.

38. The Promoter’s Facebook Page(s) may contain links to other websites, including those belonging to the Promoter's partners. These links are provided for convenience and are not under the control of the Promoter and as such we make no warranty, either expressed or implied, concerning the content of such sites including claims of infringement or that such sites are devoid of viruses or error free.

39. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel the Prize draw or amend these terms and conditions without prior notice at any time, for whatever reason, and without liability to any entrants for doing so. Please check these terms and conditions regularly as any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Promoter’s Facebook Page(s).

40. The rights and remedies of the Promoter under these terms and conditions are without prejudice to its rights under the law.

41. These terms and conditions shall not create any rights or benefits enforceable by any third party by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

42. These terms and conditions are made under English law. Any dispute or claim that an entrant or the Promoter brings in relation to or in connection with these terms and conditions or the promotion will be decided on the basis of English law by the English courts alone.

43. It is not the intention of this promotion in any way to encourage people to consume excessive amounts of alcohol. The Promoter encourages responsible drinking.

44. If you have any questions or comments regarding this promotion, or these terms, please contact us at the above address or using the “Contact Us” section of the Promoter’s Facebook Page(s) or the Promoter’s website. Please clearly state the name of the Promotion.
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