The historical and quirky Sallies room at the Britannia Upper Gornal has not changed a great deal over the years, and that is just the way customers like it. Recently however, it has been looking a little tired and in need of some tender, loving, care. Unable to find the necessary craftsmen required to carry [...]
Bathams are pleased to announce their support for the Black Country group, Fizzog Theatre Company, who have developed a big audience following around the area with their live comedy shows and filmed Victorian drama episodes called “Black By Day”. The Brewery have provide financial assistance for the production of a Fizzog brochure which is now [...]
After snapping up the 1931 Bean truck at auction in 2009 – see the news item ‘Bathams brings home historic lorry’ – Bathams have now had the Bean beautifully restored, and brought back to its former glory. Although the Bean had previously led an exciting life of television appearances, it was later owned by British [...]
Morris dancing has become a recent welcome sight at Batham’s pubs. The historic and characterful nature of Batham’s pubs provides a series of perfect backdrops for this colourful, energetic and ancient form of dance and entertainment. Morris dancing is believed to go back at least 500 years, becoming a fixture of Church festivals by the [...]
A 1931 Bean truck, believed to be one of only three remaining, has been snapped up at auction by Matthew and Tim Batham. “As soon as we heard about this historic vehicle through a customer of ours, we felt we had to bring it home” said Matthew Batham. Not only were Bean vehicles produced in [...]
A very refreshing boost for local tourism! Bathams and Richard James of Themed Tours and Excursions have got together to launch a brand new tourist attraction for The Black Country, designed to bring new visitors to the area as well as offer local people a great day or evening out. They have created Bostin’ Bathams [...]
History of Batham’s Black Country Brewers now online!
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