Would you believe, we’ve been running the club for six years! It’s been fantastic but it’s time for a change for us and for the club. This will be our final year and we’re going to make it the best year ever. We’re now looking for passionate new owners to take the reigns and make the club their own.
Here at the Club, we’re lucky enough to have the best of both worlds – the gorgeous, peaceful surrounds of the Peak District, with the bustling and multicultural city of Sheffield just a short journey away. Sheffield is a great spot for foodie treats from all over the world. Here are a few places we’ve frequented recently – they come highly recommended
Why do all but one of our wines come from Gaillac? Is it the wonderful climate and amazing terroir that make for the ideal wine producing environment ? Last year, our very own Alfie bravely set out on a solo journey to the south of France, to meet up with a couple of passionate wine aficionados in Gaillac. Taking the train from Toulouse, he journeyed through beautiful rural France on a tour of ‘what seemed like every single vineyard’ in the vicinity!
You’re probably wondering what Vertical Horizons by Jack Alun has remotely to do with Hathersage Social Club. Well, first of all Jack Alun is a pseudonym for me, John Couth, Simon’s father and, second, the place the poems are about is where Simon first came into contact with the culture of the Aveyron.
You may have noticed a few new additions to our menu. Some gorgeous Basque pintxos, spicy brunch specials and some favourite new tipples including La Gitana Manzanilla sherry – inspired by Lucy and Simon’s Autumn travel adventures.
This is the third Chapter from our Ageing Gaijin in Japan. Here David shares the New Years Day tradition of o-sechi, a feast for the eyes and the palate. The most luxurious lunchbox ever.
Revellers at the Club during the festive season can choose to treat themselves to a real blaze of glory: our Feuerzangenbowle! This German tradition literally translates to fire tong punch, and it’s essentially a flaming cauldron of sugar-rum-sozzled mulled wine. Amazing! Find out how to make this yourself at home right here.
As you may already know, a large proportion of staff here at the Club have many strings to their bows. We’re open Thursday to Sunday, which gives our team some time to pursue their various callings in life. Our very own Joanne Burn has recently enjoyed the huge success of having her first book published – and it’s fantastic. Find out more about Petals and Stones, what Jo is up to now and how she can help you find the inspiration, motivation and skills to make your own writing dreams a reality.