Help the Hare and Hounds

Pop-up pub report – 24th Feb

Pop-up pub on Friday 24th February was another great evening with a big turn out from Harlton and beyond. With the good crowd Holy Schnitzels stayed longer than planned and until the sold out! We welcomed Heidi Allen, our local MP, and her husband Phil to the pop-up pub. Heidi has been lending her strong support for a community purchase of the Hare and Hounds. Next pop-up pub […]

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Menu for pop-up pub – Holy Schnitzels (Fri 24th Feb)

Holy Schnitzels’ delicious menu for the pop-up pub next week is available. Food will be served from 6.30pm. We’ll also have a firkin of Zulu Dawn from the local Lord Conrad’s Brewery.

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Next pop-up pub: Friday 24th Feb

Next pop-up pub is on Friday 24th February 6pm-11pm at the Hartlon Village Hall. Food will be served by Holy Schnitzels (http://www.holyschnitzels.co.uk/) from 6.30.

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Pop-up pub updates: food and beer!

Food at the pop-up pub this Friday is from local restaurant La Pergola (http://www.lapergolacambridge.co.uk/). Lasange, gnocchi and salad will be served from around 6.30. We have a real treat with a barrel of Golden Shower (4.1%) from local brewery Son of Sid Brewery in Little Gransden (http://www.sonofsid.co.uk/). Get in early for a pint – we’re expecting a good crowd so the Golden Shower will go! Pop-up […]

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Upcoming pop-up pubs: Fri 20th Jan and Fri 24th Feb

We’re holding pop-up pub evenings on Friday 20th January and Friday 24th February, 6-11pm at the Harlton Village Hall. Keep checking the web site for forthcoming news on food and entertainment. Send any ideas you have for the pop-up pubs to steering-group@helpthehareandhounds.org.

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Update: continued fundraising

We need to raise more money to support a community purchase of the Hare and Hounds. With wonderful community support, we raised over £300k last year. However, our initial purchase bid was rejected by the owner. We have agreed with the owner a short time period in which to raise further funds in order to increase the offer to an acceptable level. Therefore, we are […]

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Raised over £300k and submitted a purchase offer

We have raised over £300k in pledges to purchase the Hare and Hounds and to re-open it as a community pub. At a meeting on 5th December 2016 for those who had pledged, there was unanimous agreement that the Steering Group should proceed with making a purchase offer and enter negotiations with the owner of the Hare and Hounds. It was also agreed that the […]

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Second pop-up pub a success

The second pop-up pub was held on Friday 9th December and was a great success with a good turn out, music, games and food from Provenance Kitchen. Stay tuned for dates for the next pop-up pub in January, and send in any suggestions for what you’d like to see at the next event.

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Patrick Phelen on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Listen to Patrick Phelen discussing the community effort to purchase the Hare and Hounds on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04gczby. Scroll to 1:17:50 in the program to hear the interview.

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Pop-up pub menu available – Provenance Kitchen

The Provenance Kitchen menu for the pop-up this Friday is at http://bit.ly/2gl6M2A.  Food will be available 6.30pm – 8.30pm, Harlton Village Hall.

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