Archive for December, 2013

Jon & Steve finish their Tour at Lenton Liberal Club

Jon & Steve have successfully completed their Tour of Nottinghamshire’s snooker venues and the final stop was Lenton Liberal Club.  This club has two lovely steel block tables with modern lighting and antique scoreboards. The club laid on some lovely food to celebrate Jon & Steve’s success.  The customers and staff also managed to raise […]

Steve wins again at The Embankment

The penultimate venue on the Tour was The Embankment, a pub with four full size snooker tables situated near Trent Bridge in close proximity to Nottingham Forest and Notts County football stadiums and Trent Bridge Cricket Ground. The Embankment was formerly known as Boots Social Club and Jesse Boot himself had an office on the […]

Steve clears the colours to steal a win at the Welbeck Club

The Welbeck Club is located within the Welbeck Estate, which extends to some 15,000 acres and straddles the borders of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. It lies within the area of North Nottinghamshire known as the Dukeries. The Club houses a full size Geo Wright & Sons snooker table in probably the most beautiful room the boys […]

Steve levels the scores at The Three Lions

The boys returned to Meden Vale to play their 74th frame of the Tour at The Three Lions public house.  This delightful little pub has a snooker table and pool table sitting end to end at the rear of the lounge. The snooker table is well used and at just £1.50 per hour it is […]

Steve pots terrific black to win at Sutton Bonington

The very light and modern University of Nottingham’s Sutton Bonington Sports Centre was the 73rd venue on the Tour.  Members of this facility can enjoy snooker, fitness suite, fitness classes and racket sports, all for a very reasonable monthly or annual membership fee. The snooker table is located in the main reception area of the […]

Jon wins comfortably at Welbeck Miners Welfare

Welbeck Miners Welfare can be found in Meden Vale, a small mining village located between Mansfield and Worksop.  The Welfare offers a variety of sports and activities to the locals, including a full size snooker table which is FREE to play on. The boys visit coincided with a 50th birthday party in the function room […]

Steve wins scrappy frame at Coronation Social Club

The boys received a friendly welcome at Kirkby in Ashfield’s Coronation Social Club.  This is another busy club located on the mainly residential Bannerman Road. This club has one full size table in a separate room.  At just £2 per hour it’s great value. A very scrappy frame was won by Steve.  Not many frames […]

Jon wins at Church Warsop Memorial Club

The 70th stop on Jon and Steve’s tour of all Nottinghamshire snooker venues was Church Warsop Memorial Club.  This club has one full size snooker table in the large main room. At just 80p per hour, snooker here is a real bargain, particularly as no membership is required. Steve was hoping for a victory here […]

Steve narrows the gap to just one frame with win at Woodend

The Woodend Public House in Church Warsop is one of just a handful of Public Houses on the Tour which have a full size snooker table.  The table is well used by local youngsters which is always great to see. The table in this pub used to belong to Staythorpe Working Mens Club but now […]

A comfortable win for Steve at Longden Terrace Miners Welfare

The boys enjoyed their visit to Longden Terrace Miners Welfare.  Staff and members were all very friendly.  The club has one full size snooker table conveniently placed by the bar. At just 60p per hour the table is one of the cheapest in the County.  A team from the club competes in the Worksop Snooker […]

Jon in fine form at Clipstone Social Club

Clipstone Social Club is so large that the boys needed a guide to show them where the snooker tables were!  After being heckled by the DJ as they walked past the kids disco, they found two nice tables in a cosy lounge area. The club has a team playing in the Worksop Snooker League.  The […]

A comfortable victory for Steve at The Venue

The Venue in Rainworth has seven snooker tables situated on the first floor.  One of the tables is in a separate room complete with a good seating area and a bar.  It would be ideal for major snooker finals or exhibition matches. This club is better known to snooker players as Potters and there are […]

Jon wins at Forest Town Welfare

Forest Town Welfare is a club that is clearly thriving.  When the boys visited this delightful venue, a football match had just finished and the place was buzzing. The club has one full size snooker table situated in the main bar and lounge area.  The atmosphere in this room is terrific. After winning the last […]

Steve wins at Mansfield Gas Sports & Social Club

The boys received a very warm welcome at Mansfield Gas Sports & Social Club.  The table at this club is the second cheapest on tour so far, costing just 40p per hour! This is a family friendly club and the recent refurbishment has made this a venue you will want to come back to.  The […]

Jon wins again at Spot On Mansfield Woodhouse

Spot On in Mansfield Woodhouse is the largest snooker club in Nottinghamshire.  It has 16 full size tables and they are all very well spaced out. It is a lovely club and as is typical with all Spot On clubs, it also has plenty of pool tables and dart boards available. Jon played well again […]

A win at The Towers puts Jon two clear

The boys arrived at The Towers in Mansfield to find almost all of the club’s 15 snooker tables in use.  It’s always great to see a club buzzing like this as it really adds to the atmosphere. This venue has two function rooms and is ideal for weddings, birthdays and corporate events.  It also has […]

A hard fought win for Jon at Top Spot

Top Spot in Carlton is a very busy club.  It has six full size snooker tables, two of which are situated on a mezzanine floor with feature glass railings. Most tables were in use when the boys visited but they were able to select one of the tables on the mezzanine level for their frame. […]

Steve wins at Millers Snooker Club

Millers Snooker Club in Kirkby in Ashfield is a delightful venue with six snooker tables. The table prices are just £2.50 per hour here, which is excellent value for such a high quality venue. Another comfortable win for Steve saw him level the scores and 30 frames each. Current Tour Scorecard Steve 30-30 Jon To […]

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