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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 iwooded settig 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

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.

he 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 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

Historic Interest

Club of the Year (2019)

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Goose Eye Chinook Blonde
  • Timothy Taylor Golden Best
  • 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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Blue Pig, Midgehole

Club Features

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

    There is an Annual Beer Festival every August.

Club Features

  • Garden Pub 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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