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Venues

Venue Address Phone  
Adelphi Hotel (Liverpool City Centre) Ranelagh Place, Liverpool (City Centre), L3 5UL Schedule
Notes: WWW.PIPSCONFERENCE.ORG.UK. ----------- https://pipsconference.wordpress.com/programme/
BBC Radio4 BBC Television Centre, White City, West London, W12 7RJ Schedule
Times: 8pm - Monday
Notes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_Television_Centre http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01lyb82
Bluecoat Art Centre (Liverpool) School Lane, City Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 3BX http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/ Schedule
Times: 1pm - 3pm (every 2nd + 4th Tuesday)
Notes: Phone Michael on 0151 709 0739 (07772 575 004)
Borough Arms Hotel (Newcastle-under-Lyme) 26 King Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme,, ST5 1HX Schedule
Times: 7.15pm every 2nd Wed of month
Bread & Roses Pub (Clapham) 68 Clapham Manor Street, Clapham, London, SW4 6DZ Jonny: 07888 710 578 Schedule
Times: 7pm-9pm, every 4th Tuesday of the Month
Notes: https://sites.google.com/site/pipslondon/
Bryn-Y-Mor Pub (Swansea) 16 - 17 Brynymor Rd,, Swansea,, SA1 4JQ Chloe: 07714 930 749 Schedule
Times: 8.15pm every Tuesday evening
Notes: The Brynymor Hotel 16 Brynymor Rd Swansea SA1 4JQ
Commercial Hotel (Wetherspoons) Accrington 1 Church Street, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 2EN 01254 300 140 Schedule
Times: 3pm (1st Wednesday of Month)
Continuing Education Canteen Centre for Lifelong Learning, 126 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L69 3GR 07743533509 Schedule
Notes: Continuing Education in the Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Liverpool 126 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L69 3GR,
Crosby Beach Burbo Bank Rd North, Hall Road West, L23 8SY Schedule
Times: 6pm till late
Notes: Crosby Beach (Hall Road West) Car Park at corner of Hall Rd West / Burbo Bank Rd North - Park to the far right of car park - lifeguard station end. Walk along footpath or brick/pebble part of beach (approx 500 yds up) Paul 07743 533 509
Death & Life Cafe (The Crown Hotel) (Upstairs), 43 Lime Street,, City Centre,, Liverpool,, L1 1JQ Paul: 07743 533 509 Schedule
Times: 7 - 9pm every 1st Tuesday of month
Notes: 7 - 9pm every 1st Tuesday of month (except January)
Dove Street Inn (Ipswich) 76 St Helens Street, Ipswich, IP4 2LA Schedule
Times: 7pm: every 1st Tue of month
Excelsior Pub (Liverpool) Dale Street, By Flyover, L2 2JH Schedule
Exeter Philosophy Circle The Palace Gate Centre, 3 Palace gate, Exeter, EX1 1JA Schedule
Times: 7.30pm (2nd Wednesday of Month)
Gladstones Library (Deeside) Church Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire, CH5 3DF 01244 532 350 Schedule
Times: 9am till 10pm
Harkers (Chester) 1 Russel St (On the Canal), Chester, CH3 5AL Schedule
Times: 4pm: 1st Sunday of the month
Heart Centre Cafe (Headingley) Bennett Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3HN Schedule
Times: Every 2nd Wed (7pm)
Notes: Directions: http://www.heartcentre.org.uk/contact
Home Cafe (Woodside Cafe) Woodside Ferry, Hamilton Square, Birkenhead, Schedule
Isis Farmhouse Haystacks Corner, The Towing Path, Iffley Lock, Oxford, OX4 4EL 01865 243854 Schedule
Notes: Cash only. No cards accepted.
Jack Jones House Churchil Way, Liverpool, L3 8EF 07952 944318 or 07891 296646 Schedule
Times: 6pm - 8pm
Keith's Wine Bar (L'pool South) 107 Lark Lane, Aigburth, Liverpool, L17 8UR keiths@philosophyinpubs.org.uk Schedule
Times: Tuesday 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM (Weekly)
Lakeview Kiosk (Newsham Park) Orphan Drive / Gardner's Drive, Newsham Park (by model boating lake), Tuebrook, Liverpool, L13 7HJ 07743533509 or 07917085810 Schedule
Times: every 1st Wed of month
Notes: An alfresco PIP group - that's Philosophy In Parks - join us for a cuppa - watch the ducks on the lake, people fishing - the perfect place on a summer's afternoon - for reveries... talk... life.
Leeds City Art Gallery The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 5JW Schedule
Notes: See Veritas (Talking Allowed in Leeds) for current schedule.
Liverpool Central Library William Brown Street, City Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside., L3 8EW Schedule
Times: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Notes: We will be looking at: Various ways and experiences of starting and running PIP groups; the main principles and practices in facilitating good enquiry; and how best to develop these areas of our work.
Manchester Armchair Philosophers The Royal Oak pub,, 440 Barlow Moor Road,, Chorlton, Manchester,, M21 0BQ Mary Hartley Schedule
Times: 7.30pm (3rd Tuesday of Month)
New Continental (Preston) South Meadow Lane,, Preston,, Lancashire, PR1 8JP 01772 499425 Schedule
Times: 18.30 to 20.30
Noahs Yard Bar 38 Uplands Crescent, Uplands, Swansea, SA2 0PG (see notes below) Schedule
Times: May not be operating
Notes: 1. Swansea Philosophy Café - Monthly: Every 2nd Wednesday at Metro Student Bar: Swansea Metropolitan University, Townhill Campus, Townhill Road, Swansea SA2 0UT - FREE
Oneills (Pub) 26 Great George Street, Leeds (City Centre), Yorkshire, LS1 3DL Schedule
Times: 3.30pm - one Sunday of the month.
Notes: http://www.oneills.co.uk/national-search/yorkshire-and-the-humber/leeds
Philosophy Cafe (Manchester Art Gallery) Mosley Steet, Manchester, M2 3JL Sue: 0161 833 3944 Schedule
Times: 10.30am, every 2nd Tuesday of month
Notes: Sue.Nzilani@silverservice.org.uk
Phoenix Bar (Cork, Ireland) Union Quay,, Cork City, Ireland, IE +353 87 650 2441 Schedule
Times: Not operating
Notes: Dave McInerny - daithi23@hotmail.com
Piazza Cafe Bar Metropolitan Cathedral Steps, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TQ Corrie: 07891 887 824 Schedule
Times: 2pm: 2nd + 4th Friday of month
PIP's Desk (Nerve office) Nerve Magazine's Office, 96 Bold Street (1st floor), Liverpool, L14HY 0151 709 9948 Schedule
Times: Intermittent
Rose and Crown (Bebington Village) 57 The Village, Lower Bebington, Wirral, CH63 7PL, CH63 7PL Arthur: 07949 861 838 Schedule
Times: 2:00 - 4:00 (1st and 3rd Wednesdays)
Southport Dialogue 8 Cambridge Walks, Southport, PR8 1EN 01704 53 51 23 Schedule
Times: Monthly (Last Sunday)
St Georges Hall Lime Street, Liverpool, L1 1JJ Schedule
Times: 10am - 4pm
Notes: Ethics and Health Foundation; for you, other people, animals and our world - LIVE A BETTER LIFE
STAMPS UPSTAIRS - Crosby Moor Lane, Crosby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L23 5SR Schedule
Times: Thursday 7 - 9
Stapledon Colloquium (Uni of L'pool) School of the Arts Library,, 19 Abercromby Square, Oxford Street, City Centre Campus, L69 3BX Schedule
Times: 3pm - 5pm
Tate Liverpool Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4BB Jim: 0151 538 8432 Schedule
Times: 2pm
Notes: Art Turning Left is the first exhibition to examine how the production and reception of art has been influenced by left-wing values, from the French Revolution to the present day.
The Adelphi Hotel Ranelagh Square, Lime Street, City Centre, Liverpool, L11JQ Sean on: 07739 039 925 Schedule
Times: 7pm - 9pm
Notes: Edward0270@gmail.com
The Albion Beatnik Bookstore 34 Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6AA 07737 876213 Schedule
The Bear & Billet (Chester) 94 Lower Bridge Street,, Chester, CH1 1RU Paul: 07743 533 509 Schedule
Times: 6pm
Notes: Annual PIP's enquiry for staff and students of The University of Chester's Art & Design faculty
The Belvedere Arms (Liverpool) 8 Sugnall Street (off Falkner St), Georgian Quarter, near Hope Street, L7 7EB Jim Stanton (0151 538 8432) Schedule
Times: 7pm (2nd Monday, monthly)
Notes: Meeting second Monday of the month (7pm) Real fire; real ale; real people.
The Black Horse Byworth, West Sussex, GU28 0HL 01798 860963 Schedule
Times: 1st Wed of month 7.30pm
The Black Horse Hotel (Preston) 166 Friargate,, Preston,, Lancashire,, PR1 2EJ Billy: 07548 126 499 Schedule
Times: 7.30pm (4th Wed of the month)
Notes: This Grade II listed pub is pretty unique inside, with a tiled bar front that the bar man told us was over 120 years old - it's almost worth a visit just to see this magnificent edifice. A maze of snugs, private rooms and nooks and crannies, it's marvellous and great place to get lost for an afternoon, should the spirit move you.
The Blind Pig (Monton, Eccles) Monton Road, Monton Village, Eccles, Manchester, M30 9LJ Nicola: 07808 557 354 Schedule
Times: 7.30pm every 1st + 3rd Wed of month
Notes: The Blind Pig - Telephone 0161 707 0004 Email - stuart@theblindpigmonton.com
The Blue Mugge (Leek) 17 Osborne Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6 01538 528 178 Schedule
Times: Weekly Mondays @ 19:30
Notes: Discussion In Pubs Groups - Staffordshire http://www.thebluemugge.co.uk/
The Brewery Tap (Liverpool) Stanhope Street,, Liverpool, Merseyside, L8 5XJ Vinnie: 07795 285 080 Schedule
Times: 5pm
Notes: Next to the Cains Brewery
The Brink (Parr Street) 15-21 Parr Street,, City Centre, Liverpool,, L1 4JN T 0151 703 0582 Schedule
Times: 7pm
Notes: The Brink is an innovative new social enterprise, just on the edge of Liverpool's bustling bar and club scene. You could say we're also on the leading edge of an exciting trend, in that we don't serve alcohol - we believe a great time is better fuelled by people, and their creativity and energy.
The Bunch of Grapes (Pontypridd) Ynysangharad Road, Pontypridd, CF37 4DA Contact Jan on 07773 796031 Schedule
Times: 7.30pm every 2nd Wed of month
The Casa Bar (Liverpool) 29 Hope Street, Liverpool (City Centre), L1 9BQ Arthur: 07949 861 838 Schedule
Times: 11am every 2nd Saturday
The Cock Hotel (Wellington) 148 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Shropshire, TF1 2DL Schedule
Times: 7pm - 1st Wed of the month
Notes: Contact Bryony Pierce - bryonypierce@btinternet.com
The Compass (Chester) 4-8 City Road, Chester, CH1 3AE Schedule
Notes: National Coordinator: Paul Doran 07743 533 509
The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) 43 Lime Street, City Centre, Liverpool, L1 1JQ Paul: 07743 533 509 Schedule
Times: Monday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM (Weekly)
The Cumberland Arms (Newcastle) Ouseburn, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1LD 0191 265 1725 Schedule
Times: 6 to 8pm (2nd + 4th Tue)
Notes: JanetDarbyshire Runs the Newcastle PIP as part of NPS - Newcastle Phil Society. janetd42@hotmail.com
The Darlaston Inn (Meaford) Nr Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 0PX 01785 813 267 Schedule
Notes: http://www.oddc.org.uk/index.html (Staffs Circle)
The Exchange (Leicester) 50 Rutland Street, Cultural Quarter, Leicester, LE1 1RD clarecarr@yahoo.co.uk Schedule
Times: 7.30pm: every 1st Wed of month
Notes: We will be meeting there in The Snug every first Wednesday of the month from 1 April. We'll be starting at 7.30pm, so please give yourself time to buy a drink beforehand. If you have a suggestion for a topic or stimulus for discussion, please contact Clare (clarecarr@yahoo.co.uk). The Exchange, 50 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RD
The Exeter Arms (Stamford) 21 Stamford Road, Easton on the Hill, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3NS Pat Firth: 01780 757 828. Schedule
Times: 7.30pm (meets every 2nd Tuesday)
Notes: Think and Drink (Stamford PIPs) ................National Coordinator: Paul Doran 07743 533 509 (Liverpool)
The Flying Pickle 40 Gold Street, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PY George Elerick Schedule
Times: 7.30pm
Notes: http://vimeo.com/channels/conclave
The Friday Forum (Liverpool) The Piazza Cafe Bar, ., Metropolitan Cathedral Steps, ., Mount Pleasant,, Liverpool, L3 5TQ 07743 533 509 Schedule
Times: Friday 2 - 4pm (2nd + 4th wk)
The George Hotel (Bridport) South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NQ Kelvin: 07952 179 850 Schedule
Times: 7:30pm: every 4th Wed of month
Notes: Group Organiser: Kelvin Clayton - kelvin.clayton@hotmail.co.uk
The Greyhound (Newcastle-under-Lyme) 67 George Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 1JT Telephone: 01782 635814 Schedule
Times: 7.30pm every 2nd Wed of month
Notes: file:///C:/Users/Owner/Downloads/Philosophy%20in%20Pubs%20Poster%20(3).pdf
The Greyhound (Ormskirk) 100 Aughton Street, Ormskirk, L39 3BS 01695 576701 Schedule
Times: 7.45 (every 2nd Thur of month)
Notes: National Coordinator: Paul Doran 07743 533 509 (Liverpool) 0151 922 5070
The Halfway House (Childwall) Woolton Road, Childwall, Liverpool, L16 8NE Edna: 07505 678 469 Schedule
Times: 2nd + 4th Thursday of month (7.15pm - 9pm
The Havant Philosophy Forum Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, 56 East Street, Havant, PO9 1BS Contact - jhclements99@gmail.com Schedule
Times: Usually 1st Thu of month at 7 pm
Notes: Jordan Clements (jhclements99@gmail.com).
The Hen & Chickens (Abergavenny) 5 - 7 Flannel Street, Abergavenny, Gwent., South Wales, NP7 5EG Rod Cunningham: vron.rod@btinter Schedule
Times: 8pm - every 3rd Thurs of month
Notes: Topics so far What is the extent of our responsibility for others? Can abstract paintings mean anything?
The Jam Factory (Oxford) 27 Park End Street, Oxford, England, OX1 1HU Ben: 07915 310 793 Schedule
Times: 8pm every 2nd Tuesday of month
Notes: Restaurant, Arts Centre, and Bar
The Johnny Pye (Heswall) 5 Pye Road, Heswall Village, Wirral, CH60 0DB Arthur; 07434 095 558 Schedule
Times: 2nd Tue of month (7pm - 9pm)
Notes: The pub is right by Heswall bus station
The Lazy Trout (Meerbrook) Meerbrook, Staffordshire, ST13 8SN 01538 300 385 Schedule
Times: Monday 7.45pm (Fortnightly)
The Major (Ramsbottom) 158 - 160 Bolton Street, Ramsbottom, Bury, BL0 9JA Rob - 07792117730 Schedule
Times: 7.45pm: 1st Monday in each month
Notes: We have changed frequency of meetings to the 1st Monday in each month.
The Palmeira (Hove/Brighton) Cromwell Road, Hove, Nr Brighton, BN3 3ES Pam: 07979 852 750 Schedule
Times: 2nd Sunday @ 7pm
Notes: http://www.pips-brighton.org.uk/
The Perch Rock Hotel (Wallasey) 7 Grosvenor Road, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 2LW John 07712100099 Schedule
Times: 7pm - (3rd Monday of Month)
Notes: "The Perch Rock Hotel" on Grosvenor Road, off Victoria Road in New Brighton We have 3 small rooms available if need be, and it is a pub that deserves support. See you there! There are a couple of steps through the main entrance, however there is wheelchair access through the entrance to the bar.
The Philosophers Arms [BBC Radio4] Schedule
The Plough (Dulwich) 381 Lordship Lane, London, SE22 8JJ Lucy: 07917 085 810 Schedule
Times: 7.30pm (every 3rd Sunday of month)
Notes: http://pipseastdulwich.wordpress.com/
The Queen's Picture House (Wetherspoons) 47-49 South Road, Waterloo. L22 5PE, Schedule
The Railway Pub (LIPS) 18 Tithebarn Street, Liverpool, L2 2DT Jim: 0151 538 8432 Schedule
Times: 6pm - 8pm Third Monday of the Month
Notes: www.literatureinpubs.org.uk
The Red Cat (Greasby) Greasby Road, Greasby, Wirral., Merseyside, CH49 3AT Paul: 0151 522 0037 Schedule
Times: 2pm - 4pm: every 4th Wednesday of month
The Red Lion (Stockton Heath) London Road, Stockton Heath, Warrington, WA4 6HN 01925 861041 (pub) Schedule
Times: 7pm every 2nd Monday of month
Notes: ORGANISER: Bill Cooke: cwncooke@gmail.com
The Red Lion, Machynlleth 11, Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth, Powys, Wales, SY20 8AA 08719511000 Schedule
Times: 3rd Wed of month 7-9 pm
The Royal Clifton Hotel SouthportPiPslecturegroup Royal Clifton Hotel, Promenade, Southport, PR8 1RB keithmaclennan123@btinternet.com Schedule
Times: 7.30pm - 1st Mon of month
Notes: http://southportpipslectures.blogspot.co.uk/
The Royal Oak Pub (Chorlton) 440 Barlow Moor Road,, Chorlton,, Greater Manchester, M21 0BQ Schedule
Times: 7.30pm: - 3rd Tuesday
Notes: Organiser/Host - Mary R Crumpton
The Saddle Inn (Chester) 21 Grosvener Street, Chester, CH1 2DD Schedule
Times: 7pm: one night in December!
The Ship & Mitre (upstairs) 133 Dale Street, City Centre, Liverpool, L2 2JH 0151 236 0859 Schedule
Times: 1pm till 3pm every Friday
Notes: Hi Folks, We are a group of budding folk and acoustic musicians supporting each other in order to become better musicians. We do this by providing opportunities to play music for each other as individuals, as duos, trios or small groups; we also provide opportunities for people to play and jam together; and, we provide opportunities for folk to learn from each other and support each other in their endeavours. We meet every Friday upstairs in the Ship and Mitre pub, Dale Street, Liverpool. Feel free to come along and join us, you'll be made very welcome. The folk tradition is a community tradition that is open to all, it is characterised by warmth, friendliness, goodwill, a willingness to share and willingness to learn from, and with, each other. It is sometimes described as a 'folk family'. If you like the sound of this come along and give us a try. Hope to see you soon!
The Skinners Arms Pub, Heol Penrallt, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8AJ Rob -07794441832 Schedule
Times: 12 noon - 2nd Thursday of month
The Sloop (Poole Philosophy) Commercial Road, Parkstone,, Poole, (opposite Poole Civic Centre)., BH14 0HU Phone Kit - 07853 217 121 Schedule
Times: 7 - 9pm (every 1st Tuesday of month)
Notes: Philosophical Poole.
The Sparrow Bier Cafe (Bradford) 32 North Parade, Bradford, BD1 3HZ 07743 533 509 Schedule
Times: 5.30pm (on the 2nd Monday of each month)
Notes: The Sparrow Bier Cafe is the sort of home of Thinkford the Bradford Philosophy in Pubs group. (I say "sort of home" because really, as the saying goes, "home is where the head is".) What we try to do is to seriously engage in objective, analytical, philosophical discussion with the aim of improving understanding. In practice we just edge towards a deeper clarity of not understanding and tentatively peer into that gloomy darkness. (You'll find us, like Milton said, "Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast Abyss") If you go to our utterly fabulous website you'll find further lame excuses for our existence and details of meetings past. By the way if you notice that our schedule listing on this Philosophy in Pubs site is blank (saying "No scheduled topics/events") this isn't because we're not doing anything. It's more just that we don't really do topics. The idea of this group is more that we have a meeting and, whatever abstract philosophical intellectual matters the attendees have been ruminating on recently, those are the topics for the meeting. Bring them to us and we'll share the burden. ... As I'm sure you will have noticed, this group is in abeyance, please contact me to revive! .........EMAIL Masood: zkk42 at yahoo dot co dot uk .............National Coordinator (PIPs) 07743 533 509
The Sportsman (Huddersfield) 1 St Johns Road, Huddersfield, HD1 5AY 07743 533 509 Schedule
Times: 7pm - 9pm first Monday of the month
Notes: THINK HUDDERSFIELD - Email - huddersfieldpips1@gmail.com
The Square Bar & Restaurant (Harrogate) 11 Princes Square, Harrogate, Yorkshire, HG1 1ND helenlehan@hotmail.com Schedule
Times: Not operating at present
The Stag Hotel (Treorchy) High Street (206A), Treorchy (Wales), Near Pontypridd, CF42 6AA Jan: 07773 796 031 Schedule
Times: 7.15pm: every 2nd Thursday of month
The Stag Inn (Dolgellau) Bridge Street, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 1AU 01341 422533 Schedule
Times: 7.15pm (1st Tue of month)
The Swan Inn (Halesowen) Long Lane, Halesowen, Dudley, West Midlands, B62 9JY Howard 07580 215 641 Schedule
Times: 7pm: every 1st + 3rd Mon of month
The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) Great Georges Road, Waterloo, Liverpool, L22 5PS Linda: 0151 920 1432 Schedule
Times: Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (Weekly)
The Waterhouse (Manchester) Princess Street (Wetherspoons), Manchester City Centre, M2 4EG 07793 047 887 Schedule
Times: 8pm: every 4th Tue of month
Notes: Email: otten.guy@gmail.com................Greater Manchester Humanists monthly discussion meeting at 8.15pm focussing on philosophical issues.
The Westgate (Bath) 38 Westgate Street, Bath, BA1 1EL Berin: organiser (see meetup) Schedule
Times: 7.30pm (go to meetup site for dates info)
The Windmill (Southport) 12-16 Seabank Road, Southport, PR9 0EL Steve 07941195680 Schedule
Times: 7pm: 1st + 3rd Wed of month
Notes: Alternative contacts:Ray 07930277240 / Paul 07999685461 http://southportpips.blogspot.co.uk/
The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 0EG Estelle: 0161 773 5035 Schedule
Times: Second Monday of Month (8pm) - Estelleb@talktalk.net
Tintern Philosophy Circle Rose & Crown, Main Road, Tintern, Monmouthshire, NP16 6SE Schedule
Times: 7.30pm
Veritas (Leeds) 43 Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3BB Ian: 0775 179 9281 Schedule
Times: Second Monday of month at 1.45 pm
Walker Art Gallery William Brown St,, Liverpool City Centre, L3 8EL 0151 478 4199 Schedule
Times: 2.30 to 4pm
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