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Contracts exchanged!

Contracts have been exchanged today for the community purchase of the Hare and Hounds. Completion is on Wednesday 6th September. Come along to the pop-up pub this Saturday to celebrate. We’re still searching for the right tenant, so spread the word that we’re looking. An autumn opening is the target. We’ll be doing some work on the building once we take possession, so please contact […]

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Pop-up pub this Saturday (19th August)

Next pop-up pub is on Saturday 19th August at the Harlton Village Hall, 6pm – 11pm. There’ll be a BBQ serving hotdogs with sausages from a local butcher, and ‘Golden Shower’ beer from Son of Sid Brewery in Little Gransden.

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Fundraising campaign to purchase Hare and Hounds successful!

Sufficient funds have been raised to purchase the Hare and Hounds! We expect exchange of contracts to take place either in July or August, with completion in August or September, and we hope to open the pub sometime in September or October. A number of potential tenants have been interviewed and we now have preferred candidates [update 22-08-2017: we’re still looking to recruit the right […]

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Next pop-up pub Friday 16th June, Harlton Village Hall

The first summer pop-up pub is on Friday 16th June, Harlton Village Hall, 6pm-11pm. There will be local beer on tap, fun food to purchase, and entertainment. Update: Holy Schnitzels ( will be serving their delicious schnitzels at the pop-up pub.

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Pop-up pub on Friday 19th May

The next Hare and Hounds community pop-up pub is on Friday 19th May, 6pm-11pm, at the Harlton Village Hall. Food will be served by by PAPA, with grilled onglet steak, chicken and salad fillings served on a grilled sourdough roll. Fries and a vegetarian option will be also available. As always, we’ll have a range of local real ales complimented by wine and bottled beer.

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Pop-up pub this Friday (28th April)

Pop-up pub this Friday (28th April) at the Harlton Village Hall (6pm-11pm). Food will be served 6.15pm-9pm by new local pop-up  400° Pizza. Live music from 9pm by local act Staffy. And, as always, great beer from local breweries.

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Pop-up pub report – 31st March

The Pop-up pub on Friday 31st March was another fantastic evening with enthusiastic support from the village and beyond. The Barleycorners, a local three-piece band, had the venue rocking to the sounds of TRex, The Kinks, Buddy Holly and many more. The Barlecorners featured Bernard Lee from the Pub is the Hub, the charity who started us on the the way to the the community […]

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Next pop-up pub – Friday 31st March

Next pop-up pub is on Friday 31st March, from 6pm to 11pm at the Harlton Village Hall. Fish and chips will be served from 6.30pm, and come along to sample beer from a local brewery. Bernard Lee (from Pub is the Hub) and his band will be performing.

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Looking for a tenant!

We’re looking for a tenant to run the Hare and Hounds. The advertisement is here. For more information, send a message to

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Purchase offer approved unanimously by pledgers at meeting

A proposed purchase offer for the Hare and Hounds was approved unanimously last night at a meeting of pledgers. The proposed offer had been agreed between between the Steering Group and the owner of the Hare and Hounds following negotiation. The formal offer will be presented to the owner this week. The community effort to purchase the Hare and Hounds now moves into the next phase. […]

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