CROWN INN, Oakengates

Welcome to the temporary web page for the Crown Inn. We aim to provide you with the best drinking experience, being a regular entry in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide and a Cask Marque accredited pub. We have served some 17,000 different cask ales in the last 24 years but also offer a great range of spirits, wines, soft drinks and bottled beers from around the world.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our readers. We are open at the following times over this festive season:-

Sun, 29th Dec      Quiz Night – Oakengates’ original General Knowledge Quiz with cash prizes.  It costs £1 per person to enter and the fun starts at 8.30.

Tue, 31st Dec      Great food and ale, great fun and a great atmosphere make our New Year’s Eve Party one of the best around.  We’ll be spinning music on the gramophone, while you groove on down to the beat, man!  Your ticket only costs £5 per person (refundable over the bar at the party) and includes a buffet and a glass of Bubbly at midnight!  Entry by advance ticket, just to keep a limit on things!

Wed, 1st Jan       New Year’s Day – Hey, we’ve got to recover too!  That’s why we won’t open at lunchtime, but we will from 3.30 p.m.

Sat, 4th Jan         Lost Highway – Alan Williams, Fergus Reid & Andy Jones play original material, mixed in with that of Bob Dylan, van Morrison and J.J. Cale.  Expect excellent guitar & fiddle playing and exquisite vocals.

Tue, 14th Jan      It’s “Comedy & Curry” at Telford Comedy Club –From 7.30 p.m. (doors), we host comedians on the second Tuesday of each month and you can also have a meal beforehand.  This time, we bring you Jon Pearson, with his full Edinburgh show “Frustrated Dick” supported by James Smith, Phil Badger Smith, Steven Devey, Sean McBurney and, your compère, Craig Dixon.

Tickets are available (subject to availability) at the bar or via www.ticketstelford.com but buy your ticket by Friday 10th, if you want to be sure of a meal.  Tickets cost only £8, including your meal and a line-up of great comedians.  Show-only (£5) option is also available.

Sun, 26th Jan      Quiz Night – Oakengates’ original General Knowledge Quiz with cash prizes.  It costs £1 per person to enter and the fun starts at 8.30.

Thur, 30th Jan    Open Mic Night hosted by Clare Bennett & (now) Dan Jones of The Indigo Machine.  Do you want to be a SuperStar or are you just pop-idle?  This is your chance to get 15 minutes of fame in front of a live audience at Shropshire’s longest-established Open Mic event, where we’re proud to support Community Music!!  Contact crownopenmic@gmail.com