Carry on up the Autumn

Carry on up the Autumn

The last days of summer were marked in traditional style with Deep Tempo Disco. Autumn formally began on 12 September with the return of our roasts. Quality and variety distinguish our taps as well as our kitchen. In these senses, normality is returning. But we’ve all...
LOCKDOWN #2

LOCKDOWN #2

This is the city of one thousand trades and 1000 Trades has always backed Birmingham with all that we have. To support you during lockdown, we are making our booze available on a click & collect basis: draught beer, bottles & cans plus natural wine on tap....
Keeping you safe and happy in the pub

Keeping you safe and happy in the pub

Yesterday, the prime minster announced that pubs must: Close by 10pm Only operate with table service No problem, that is how we have done things since reopening. “From 4 July,” one MP said in late June, “it is pretty much your patriotic duty to go out and enjoy...
First week back…

First week back…

Next year in Jerusalem, we said. In the end, it did not take us that long to reopen as a bar and kitchen. Many thanks to everyone who has come down to 1000 Trades in the past week. Most crucially, we hope everyone felt safe and enjoyed themselves. You will have noted...
This way to the unfinished revolution

This way to the unfinished revolution

The Tet Offensive. The Prague Spring. The assassinations of Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King. The Black Power salutes at the Mexico Olympics. ‘The White Album’ by the Beatles. 1968 was a wild and epic year. Two years later, The International Times reported:...