East End Survivors: Evening Crawl of Bethnal Green, Shoreditch and Spitalfields

Wednesday 13 December 2017.

All welcome to join the crawl, whether a CAMRA member or not.

A Word version of the crawl notes is here: Word Crawl Notes and a PDF versions is here: PDF Crawl Notes. Terry Casey's map of the area is here: Map of Area

Public transport will be required at times.

A painting of the Sebright Arms by Albert Turpin (painted in 1958) is included in an exhibition currently on show at the Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Rd, E3 2SJ until 17 December 2017. The gallery is located in a former Carmelite nunnery, and entry is free of charge. A photograph of the painting is on the Sebright Arms' page (link below).

1. The Sebright Arms

Arrive: 7.00 PM.

Address: The Sebright Arms, 31-35 Coate St, Cambridge Heath E2 9AG.

Real ales: Six handpumps dispense beers from regional and national breweries and microbreweries. NB: The manager is kindly offering 20% discount off their first drink to those who hand over at the bar a printed copy of the email I forwarded to you all on the same day as I sent these notes/itinerary.

Read about The Sebright Arms

Directions to next pub: Leave the pub via the Sebright Passage entrance, turn left and walk down Sebright Passage to the junction with Hackney Road. Turn right and walk down Hackney Road to the pelican crossing. Cross over Hackney Road, turn right and continue down Hackney Road to the junction with Columbia Road. (There is no sign saying “Columbia Road” at this end so if you are unsure you can continue along Hackney Road to the next junction on the left which is Ropley Street. Turn left and walk down Ropley Street to the junction with Columbia Road). Cross over Columbia Road, turn left and walk down Columbia Road to

2. The Royal Oak

Arrive: 7.40 PM.

Address: The Royal Oak, 73 Columbia Rd, Bethnal Green, E2 7RG.

Real ales: One East London Brewery beer; and Sharps Doom Bar are usually served here.

Read about The Royal Oak

Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub, cross over Columbia Road, turn left and continue along Columbia Road to the junction with Barnet Grove. Turn right and walk along Barnet Grove to the junction with Gosset Street. Turn left and walk along Gosset Street to the junction with Pollard Row. Turn right and walk along Pollard Row to

3. The Workers Arms

Arrive: 8.20 PM.

Address: The Workers Arms, 42 Pollard Row, Bethnal Green, E2 6NB.

Real ales: One real ale from the on-site Three Sods Brewery is usually served here.

Read about The Workers Arms

Directions to next pub: On leaving the club, turn left and walk down Pollard Row to the junction with Bethnal Green Road. Turn right, cross over Pollard Row and walk along Bethnal Green Road to the pelican crossing. Cross over Bethnal Green Road, turn right and continue along Bethnal Green Road to bus stop SD (called Barnet Grove). Catch a 8 or 388 bus to stop SB (called Brick Lane). Alight from the bus, turn right and continue along Bethnal Green Road to the pelican crossing. Cross over Bethnal Green Road, turn right and walk back down Bethnal Green Road to

4. The Well & Bucket

Arrive: 9.00 PM.

Address: The Well & Bucket, 143 Bethnal Green Rd, Bethnal Green, E2 7DG.

Real ales: Three handpumps dispense real ales from interesting national breweries.

Read about The Well & Bucket

Directions to next pub: Retrace your steps to the other side of Bethnal Green Road, turn right and walk along Bethnal Green Road to the junction with Brick Lane. Cross over Brick Lane, turn left and walk along Brick Lane to the junction with Hanbury Street. Turn right and walk along Hanbury Street to the junction with Commercial Street. Turn left and walk down Commercial Street to

5. The Golden Heart

Arrive: 9.40 PM.

Address: The Golden Heart, 110 Commercial St, Spitalfields, E1 6LZ.

Real ales: Timothy Taylor Landlord; and Trumans Swift and Zephyr are usually served here.

Read about The Golden Heart

Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and continue along Commercial Street to the junction with Fournier Street. Turn left and walk down Fournier Street to the junction with Brick Lane. Cross over Brick Lane, turn right and walk down Brick Lane to the junction with Heneage Street. Turn left and walk down Heneage Street to

6. The Pride of Spitalfields

Arrive: 10.10 PM.

Address: The Pride of Spitalfields, 3 Heneage St, Spitalfields, E1 5LJ.

Real ales: Crouch Vale Brewers Gold; Fullers London Pride and ESB; Sharps Doom Bar; and a real ale from Trumans Brewery are usually served here.

Read about The Pride of Spitalfields