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A schooner with… Phil Thomson

A schooner with… Phil Thomson

We could write a fancy preface to this month’s Schooner with… but the enigmatic Phil Thomson is better in his own words. Enough from us, enjoy our chat below. Q: Hi Phil, thanks for sitting down with us on a miserable wet day in April. What are you drinking? A:...
UPCOMING // April

UPCOMING // April

CONTINUES TO 21 APRIL Little Borracho @ 1000 Trades Due to a cancellation, another helping of El Borracho for the first three weeks of April, including live Spanish guitar every Wednesday courtesy of Richard Chapman. More details via 1000trades.org.uk   EASTER...
A schooner with… Ian Gardner

A schooner with… Ian Gardner

It’s round four of A Schooner with… and the great and the good that make this place are practically queueing out the door for an interview – but that’s mostly for the free pint. This month we spoke to business bod Ian Gardner. Q: Thanks for dropping in Ian....
UPCOMING // March

UPCOMING // March

 FRIDAY 2 MARCH Birmingham Jazz Presents: Charlie Bates Sextet 7.45pm After the success of his debut big band album, Charlie Bates has formed an exciting new sextet to play original new music and arrangements. His music has been labelled ‘impressive and inventive’ by...
A schooner with… Nicola Shipley

A schooner with… Nicola Shipley

It’s here! Round three of our deep dive into the minds of our favourite people at 1000 Trades. Here’s what happened when Nicola Shipley, director of Grain Photography Hub, dropped in for a schooner. Q: Hey Nicola, thanks for coming in. As the name goes, we’re obliged...
Enter… The Vanguard

Enter… The Vanguard

It’s been months in the making. No, seriously, we’ve been saying this for some time now. Those familiar with our little slice of Frederick Street will know that the last few months have seen a lot of work going on upstairs. It may be a little later than...
UPCOMING / February

UPCOMING / February

NOW OPEN ALL DAY MONDAY-WEDNESDAY 11am-11pm; THURSDAY-FRIDAY 11am-12am; SATURDAY midday-12am; SUNDAY midday-11pm THURSDAY 1 FEBRUARY 1000 Trades Networking Club hosted by Ian Gardner 4.30–6.30pm Mingle with your neighbours and like-minded business people. All welcome....