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

Wed, 18th Sept    On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

NATIONAL CASK ALE WEEK

19th–30th September Only in Britain Only in Pubs!

including…

Sat, 21st Sept      Oakengates Acoustic Music Charity Day “Dog Day Afternoon– This afternoon, the Crown Inn hosts another charity day with a whole host of musical acts!  The list of performers is being finalised but already includes Howard Bell & Andy Woolley, The Dan Jones Jazz Band, Accidently Acoustic, Worcestershire Levellers and Ivor Rowley.  We are also raising money for doggy charity Terrier S.O.S.!

                            It’s also The Last Weekend of Summer (even though you thought it ended ages ago), so enjoy The Last of the Summer Beers.  Autumn starts with The Equinox at 8.50 a.m. on Monday 23rd, unusually late this year.  It’ll soon be Christmas, but we’ll find some Autumnal ales first!

                            Not just beers but a Cocktail Evening too!  Martina will be shaking for you from around 6 in the afternoon.

Wed, 25th Sept    On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

TELFORD DRINKS FESTIVAL

Thur, 26th to Mon, 30th Sept including the 47th Telford Beer Festival

We’ve dozens of cooled handpulls here at the Crown Inn and we’re launching a new range of other drinks too!

Thur, 26th Sept   Open Mic Night hosted by Howard Bell & Clare Bennett.  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

Sun, 29th Sept     Quiz Night – Oakengates’ General Knowledge Quiz with cash prizes costs £1 per person to enter and starts at 8.30 p.m.

Wed, 2nd Oct       On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!

Thur, 3rd Oct       Royal British Legion’s “Beer & Banter” session for retired ex-Service men & women meets here 2 – 4p.m. for a pint & a chin-wag.

Sat, 5th Oct         Eternity Road – A talented, hard working 4-piece rock band fronted by a female diva! With a full, powerful, expansive sound, they play both soft and hard rock – Eva Cassidy through to Metallica!

Tue, 8th Oct        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 Chris Norton Walker, supported by Tal Davies, Barbie Mugabe, Dave Tomlinson, Luke Anthony McDonnell, Lovell Smith and, your compères, Paul & Andy Nightingale.  Tickets are available (subject to availability) at the bar or via www.ticketstelford.com but buy your ticket by Friday 4th, 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.

Wed, 9th Oct       On Wednesdays, Telford Acoustic Club meets to play music from 8.30pm.  Come along to see them or to join in!