Kids’ storytelling workshops

A local theatre company have offered to get involved with doing a fabulous storytelling workshop at the bar. The event will be suitable for those between the ages of 3 and 7 and will include piles of activities to go alongside the stories with things to keep older brothers and sisters busy as well. More […]

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FREE small business drop-in clinic

We’ll be launching our new work-from-hom-at-Sip-Club daytime opening hours with the first of a series of FREE small business drop-in clinics on Wednesday May 20th at 2pm. The idea is that small businesses can drop in and pick up free advice from the professionals of whatever field they’re having issues with. As a small business […]

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Made in M32

We’ve another of our famous #madeinm32 craft events coming up. There’ll be 13 different sellers at this one, from all over Stretford (and in some cases a little bit beyond). You’ll be able to buy the beautiful hand crafted products that they’ve put their blood, sweat and tears into creating. The event will be on […]

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French Conversation Cafe

One of our locals and regulars, Mathilde, has come up with the awesome idea of running a conversation cafe from the bar. The idea that people are able to show up and practice French in a relaxed, informal environment which can adapt to suit a wide range of abilities. Mathilde is already a professional French […]

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There’s no I in team

The last two weeks have been a confused combination of having too much to do and not having enough to do. As the new members of our team settle into their environment and take control behind the bar, I find my pint pulling skills are needed less and less. Yet the challenges associated with having […]

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Sip Club is ONE year old!

What a night last night. In amongst all the noise and heat and packed bodies, Sip Club almost didn’t seem like my sleepy little bar any more, but while dashing round looking for glasses, I was treated to glimpses of the many many familiar faces who have helped to make our first year so special. It’s […]

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Cheese!

It’s cheese day! Time to bundle in the car and head up to Preston to replenish our dwindling cheese supplies. After all, the people of Stretford appear to be VERY good at eating cheese so it doesn’t tend to stick around long. Preston’s a veritable gold mine of cheese production with three very interesting and very different […]

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