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Blue Pig

(also known as Midgehole Working Men's Club)

Midgehole Road

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Premises Type

This is a club, which means that the bar may be only open to members.

Premises Description

Members Club in wooded setting but no paid staff so opening times are erratic.

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Opening Times


Wednesday1.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Saturday3.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Sunday12.30 pm - 8.00 pm


Blue Pig

About the Club

Members Club in a wooded setting run entirely by volunteers so opening times are erratic

Guest beers including Oakham, Ossett, Salopian, Titanic, Acorn, Abbeydale, Wilde Child, Elland, Nightjar, Eagles Crag.

The Club, which was founded at the beginning of the twentieth century, is one of the oldest Working Men’s Clubs in the country and was originally built as a worker’s cottage for the employees of Midgehole Dye Works. It is CIU affiliated. It is affectionately known as The Blue Pig because of the large number of blue pigs displayed inside and outside the building and is completely staffed by volunteers. It is well-known for its beer festival which takes place in the first weekend in August

Open Bank Holidays and the 1st Tuesday in each month.


  • Club of the Year 2019, 2020

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Goose Eye Chinook Blonde
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Eagles Crag --varies--
  • Nightjar --varies--
  • Ossett --varies--

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Club Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • ClubAllowsCAMRAVisitors Club Allows CAMRA Visitors
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    There is an Annual Beer Festival every August.

Club Facilities

  • Garden Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

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Blue Pig

Midgehole Road

Sat Nav Reference

53.7582, -2.0191


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Nearby Bus Routes (800m)

Keighley: B3 (A walk down from Midheole Road)

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Blue Pig Club

Blue Pig

Midgehole Road

Club Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Club Allows CAMRA Visitors
  • Beer Festivals
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Close to Bus Routes

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