Sep 04

Beaufort Arms Recommended by Fanny and Johnnie Cradock and Dilly’s BBQ Nets £250 For PROPS

Fanny and Johnnie Craddock have recommended the Beaufort on Visit Bristol’s Food Friday blog, please go to: – https://visitbristol.co.uk/blog/read/2017/09/food-friday-country-pubs-blissful-cocktails-and-blue-eggs-b608

In other pub news, Dilly’s Friday night BBQ netted a massive £250 for local charity PROPS, huge thanks to Dilly and her beautiful assistant, Pete Hurst. Pete’s pulled pork was the best!

Many thanks also to the Beaufort regulars who turned up to sample the delights.

Aug 30

Dilly’s Annual Prize BBQ at the Beaufort

Dear Beaufort regular’s, it’s Dilly’s prize BBQ time again – Friday 1st September 2017 in the Beaufort’s garden.

Starting from 4pm onwards, it’s your chance to enjoy: –

Local Lamb Burgers, 100% Pure Beef Burgers, Award winning Pork sausages, Pete’s Pulled Pork wraps and Spicy Halloumi Pitta’s!!!

Beaufort Arms Barbecue

All proceeds to go to PROPS, one lucky person to win £50!”

Aug 29

Annual Harvest Home 2016 and PROPS Prize

Saturday 3rd September sees our annual Harvest Home Auction upon us once again, and, as last year, we’ve got tip-top auctioneer Terry Tripp to do the officiating. Lucky old us.

Starting at 8pm, all proceeds will be going to Hawkesbury’s Senior Citizens Fund. Any surplus horticultural items we can sell at the event will be gratefully received.

And talking of horticultural items, I’m delighted to announce that our PROPS Market Garden is now supplying prize winning produce!

At last Saturday’s 131st Hawkesbury Horticultural Show, PROPS came third with their potatoes, many thanks to Keith and Josie for preparing and entering them – roll on next year…

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Jul 20

Our New Concrete Mixer Planter by PROPS

The latest flowery feature for the Beaufort Arms is this venerable Concrete Mixer Planter by PROPS.

propslogo2015-x324wWith plants kindly donated by ‘Painted Tongues’ (based on the Westerleigh Road in South Gloucestershire), our resident team of horticulturalists from PROPS did a beautiful job planting it up.

Some ten years ago the mixer was used to build the house it now resides outside of – its Lister engine still works!

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For all of you anoraks out there, the mixer was built locally by Stothert & Pitt Ltd, Engineers – Bath – England, Established 1820, the model is a ‘3 ½ T’ (3 ½ C.F.T. Mixed Capacity Tilting Mixer).

If anyone knows when it would have been built please let us know.

Huge thanks to all involved in making it happen, especially Tim from Watts & Watts Builders for storing the mixer and getting it on site.

Landlord Mark

 

Jul 12

Busy Times Approaching at the Beaufort this July

Busy times are approaching at the Beaufort this July: –

On Friday 15th we have Pig Racing presented by Hawkesbury Buffs (1st race 7.30pm).

Pig Racing at the Beaufort Arms

On Friday 22nd we have Dilly’s Prize Giving BBQ from 4pm onwards.

And on Monday 25th we have Winterbourne Down Border Morris doing their thing once again (starting 8pm Morris Time).

All events are family friendly so come along and spoil yourselves …

Jul 05

Annual Treasure Island Cruise with PROPS

This year’s annual Treasure Island Cruise with PROPS is scheduled for Thursday 21st July, 11am – 12.30pm.propslogo2015-x324w

The cruise once again is kindly being sponsored by Rich and Mo and many thanks to them.

Anyone wishing to come with us and tackle the high seas of the Floating Harbour is more than welcome to come along and enjoy the fun, please book your places with me Mark (email below) – there’s strictly limited availability.

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Mar 12

New Market Garden at the Beaufort

Exciting times for the Beaufort Arms as PROPS are about to expand their operations in the pub.

As well as tending the Treasure Island Trail for the pubs favourite charity, the Long John Silver Trust, PROPS tend the pubs car park and beer garden.

This March they’ll be expanding their work with the addition of a “PROPS at the Beaufort Market Garden”.

Waste land in front of our railway wagon store will now be growing space for PROPS produce.

We shall be installing a concrete path and raised bed for wheelchair users and then fencing everything in to deter pooches.

More news as work progresses… but this is one of the best things the Beaufort has ever done!

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