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Hope & Anchor

2 north bailygate, Pontefract, United Kingdom



The Hope & Anchor is a recently developing music venue/pub in Pontefract that is well supported by local community also home of the Pontefract Scooter club


Hi as you may of heard the Hope & Anchor has been up for sale for a few months now, well it has finally been bought and i will be leaving Sunday 4th March. the pub will close for a few weeks while the new owners do a refurb on the place before they re open. I would like to take this oportunity to thank each and every person who has supported me and the Hope & Anchor in making it a fantastic music venue and huge thanks to bands that have played here, Swamp Monkey, True Brit, Top Gun, The Strikes to name just a few also huge thanks to people that have helped me pull it all off Sara Evans, Amy Williams, Mags, Cat, Amy Louise Key, Mark Wilkes Scotty ヅ Conroy, Sarah, Pontefract Scooter Club, and last but not least all of you who have visited the Hope & Anchor thank you so much for your support. finally please dont unlike this page as this page will hopefully continue under a new venture in the near future watch this space! Once again thank you all xx

dont forget this Sunday 25th Feb its Soulsential and quite possibly the last one at the Hope & Anchor so get yourselves down enjoy afternoon of Northern Soul and Motown this months line up is Gaz Lethbridge, Liam Fearnley, Marko 'afro' Crossley (Smokestack, Leeds) and Paul Hanley (Walton.) be there or be square!

Don’t forget today 3-9pm we have our monthly dose of mod/Ska with DJ Mick Flint be there or be square!

Don’t forget this Sunday it’s our monthly dose of Soulsential with DJ Gaz Lethbridge and special guest DJs Mick Daley Liam Fearnley And Fran O’Connor (Original Plebeains DJ) all of this 3-9pm and free entry be there it be square!!

The Hope & Anchor is proud to present live on Saturday 27th January from 9pm the Brilliant Chequered Past this event is free entry so get in early to avoid disappointment!

like to say a massive thank you to everyone that came to our new years celebrations last night it was a fantastic night and hope you all enjoyed it, special thanks to Linsey Dicko Dickinson for the catering, Scott for Djing top job mate, and the dedicated staff Sara Evans, Amy Williams and Jess for helping everyone get drunk lol. once again a huge thanks to you all hope you all have a fantastic 2018

Dont forget New Years Day we have our Resident Ska DJ Micky Flint giving you the very best in Ska/Mod 4-10pm and its free entry

i would like to wish you all a very merry christms from myself and all the team at the Hope & Anchor and i hope you all have a prosperous 2018 xx

Dont forget this boxing day we have Soulsential from 6pm till 12 with Dj Gaz Lethbridge and guest Djs Eddie Williams and Mick Elsworth and its free entry be there or be square!