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WHO SAYS THE BRITS ARE WEIRD?  WE DO!! Last month we talked about pub etiquette – you know, all that ‘waahaay’ when someone drops a glass or that jolly rhetorical question, whose round it is?  Everyone knows of course – they’re just eyes transfixed on the skinflint who never pays up.  Any game of skittles
You never know, they might come up in a pub quiz… Agatha Christie was born a mile from the Derwent Hotel in a now demolished house called Ashfield in Barton Road. She was baptised in the church just up the road from the Derwent hotel. Henry Baskerville a Torquay coach driver who gave Sherlock Holmes

Skittles Extravaganza

A new competition like no other We’re monster busy at Skittles HQ getting final preparations ready for our Skittles Extravaganza in Torquay on the weekend of September 29.  The heat’s really on now as we’re organising the alley timetables and doing the draws for all the competitions, singles and pairs and teams events.  We’ll be
BEING BRITISH, BUYING BRITISH Over the decades, we’ve had loads of slogans about Britain, Cool Britannia and how great we are. Some of you might remember the I’m Backing Britain campaign in 1968, which started spontaneously when five Surbiton secretaries volunteered to work an extra half each day without pay to help boost Britain’s flagging


Back to the future We are delighted to say that we are almost fully booked for 2023.  This means we got our sums, dates and venues right!  But of course it has meant a bit of disappointment for a few teams whose chosen weekends were snapped up so quickly. Now let’s talk 2024.  It’s a