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:...
What We Need To Do Now

What We Need To Do Now

Covid-19 is a painful reminder of our common humanity: it does not respect national borders; we are only as healthy as the least healthy person around us; we beat it together or succumb apart. Social distancing creates oceans of time to think of pints with friends and...