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Coming up this week

Today 30/7

Special Event

The Lion Open Mic NightHosted by Steve & Steve, this is the longest running Open Mic in Nottm.....busy and very popular

Tomorrow 31/7


Live Music from 9pm


TBC (9pm)

Saturday 1/8


Live Music from 9pm


3 Eyed Fox (9pm)Folk/Rock

Sunday 2/8


Sunday Lunchtime Jazz@ the Lion...from 1.30pmOur ever popular Live Jazz sessions. We are incredibly lucky to be able to have some of the most talented, grooviest performers showcase themselves at The Lion.


Jake McMahon (1:30pm)

Special Event

The Lion Music QuizGreat chilled out sounds and questions to end the weekend....starts 8.30pm

next Wednesday 5/8

Special Event

The Lion Quiz (9pm)A fun general knowledge quiz sponsored by Oakham Ales. Top prize is 50 cash plus get a chance to "Open The Box".

Latest Tweets

Let's get quizzical! 50 cash prize for the winning team in tonight's quiz. Plus open the box prize of over 50! Be here for 9pm kick off
19 hours ago

Great to have All the local teachers in here celebrating the end of term! Enjoy your Sumer holidays, you have earned it! #teachers #summer
6 days ago

Friday at the Lion means music, ale, cider and craft beer! Come down and listen to the amazing Kelly's Heroes from 9
6 days ago

What's for tea? Can't be bothered to cook? It's national hot dog day, go on, treat yerselves!
7 days ago

RT @Nottingham_Post: #NationalHotDogDay - take a look at these ideas - sure to make you very hungry. #Nottms http://
7 days ago

Has everyone seen @1stAD_Greggles in today's @Nottingham_Post with one of our hound dogs? It's national hotdog day!
7 days ago

RT @whitebum: So tonight's was my 1st night running the Wed quiz @TheLionBasford good response from the gathered masses. #nocatchphrasesyet
7 days ago

Keep an eye out in tomorrow's @Nottingham_Post for a photo of one of our great hotdogs for national hotdog day! #hotdog
22 Jul 2015

The fantastic "One of a Kind 2" from @totallybreweduk has just gone on sale. Come and give it a go! #camra #ale
21 Jul 2015

RT @thepubpeople: #livemusic @TheLionBasford every Fri, Sat, Sun #nottinghamrocks #music @ExperienceNotts @EG_Editor
20 Jul 2015

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This Weeks Ales:
Oakham - Citra


Batemans - XXXB


Draught Bass


Nottingham Legend


Nottingham EPA


Oakham - Scarlet Macaw


Castle Rock Harvest Pale


Thornbridge - Jaipur


Blue Monkey - Infinity


Blue Monkey - Ape Ale


Batemans Gold


Shipstones Bitter


Oakham - JHB


Oakham - Preacher


Blue Monkey - Right Turn Clyde


Batemans - Valliant


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