Historic Pub Tours Celebrate Norwich City of Ale

Paul Dickson Tours is running five Historic Pub tours in Norwich, during May and June, to celebrate the 10th City of Ale Festival.

Tours all start and finish outside the Maids Head Hotel in Tombland and include a half pint in the Maids Head Bar as part of the ticket price.

maidsheadbar-norfolkplaces photo supplied by Paul Dickson

Tour dates are as follows: Friday, May 27 at 6pm, Thursday, June 2 at 10.30am, Saturday, June 4 at 10.30am, Saturday, June 11 at 10.30am and Thursday, June 16 at 6pm.

The tour on June 11 is being staged in aid of Norfolk and Waveney Mind, which is the City of Ale charity of the year.

Tickets cost £9 and can be purchased via Eventbrite and www.pauldicksontours.co.uk/norwichs-historic-pubs, or email paul@pauldicksontours.co.uk, 07801 103737.

On the tour See where Ralph McTell had his first professional gig and Paul Simon sang solo; explore where Monsieur du Pain entertained drinkers by dipping his feet in boiling lead; visit Alan Partridge’s favourite Norfolk bar and discover where 18th century diarist Parson Woodforde used to drink. Hear stories of gruesome murders, Sixties music heroes, student sit ins and much more.

For more information about Norwich City of Ale see www.cityofale.org.uk

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