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Coming up this week

Today 1/4

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".

Tomorrow 2/4

Special Event

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

Friday 3/4


Live Music from 9pm


The Underdogs (9pm)Explosive Pop/Rock

Saturday 4/4


Live Music from 9pm


Highway Junkies (9pm)Americana/Stomp

Sunday 5/4


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.

Special Event

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

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This Weeks Ales:
Oakham - Citra


Navigation - Triton


Batemans - XXXB


Draught Bass


Nottingham Legend


Nottingham EPA


Blue monkey - Guerrilla


Castle Rock Harvest Pale


Thornbridge - Jaipur


Exmoor - Stag


Black Iris - Snake Eyes


Elgoods - Greyhound


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