In the early 19th century, the pub was popular for brutal bare-knuckle fighting, which earnt it the name of “The Bucket of Blood”.
Today, the old charm survives in friendlier settings, together with excellent real ale, and jazz nights on the first Sunday of the month.
Muhammad Ali By World Economic Forum from Cologny, Switzerland – World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2006, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php? The winners of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ 2016 (both celebrity and professional).
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer, ale and cider.
19) The soubriquets “Fine-Hair”, “Greycloak” and “Hardraade” were given to the first three Kings of Norway to bear which name?
Although not the cheeriest of topics, this round is all about celebrity deaths 2016.
Sadly a great number of famous faces have passed away this year and this year’s picture round is a selection of ten celebrities who we have lost throughout the course of the year.
As well, pubs often sell wines, spirits, and soft drinks, meals and snacks.Relax on the big beer terrace on a summer’s day, or get cosy by the roaring fire on cold winter evenings.Charles Dickens’ old favourite the Lamb & Flag in Covent Garden dates back to 1772 and has seen all kinds of people passing through its doors.Paul Daniels [CC BY-SA 3.0 de ( via Wikimedia Commons 4.Leonard Cohen By Rama – Own work, CC BY-SA 2.0 fr, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php? Fidel Castro By Photo: Antonio Milena – ABr Editing: Lucas (crop, blur, retouch, color, modify) – This image, CC BY 3.0 br, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php? Sir Terry Wogan By Julie anne Johnson from Cheltenham, UK (Terry Wogan°○●○•°) [CC BY 2.0 ( via Wikimedia Commons 7.