Archive | July, 2017

Bringing the Pie to the People at the Party. Sparrow Bier Cafe with pie & peas. #pieandpriestley

31 Jul

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The Little Pie and Priestley Festival 2017. Celebrating the birthday of a great, Bradford born, writer and a meat & potato pie that defied Hitler. #pieandpriestley

19 Jul

J,B,Priestley birthday base tickets available from Napoleons 01274 391820

Vintage Film and Bus Tour of Bradford Tickets available now from Record Cafe and Sparrow, North Parade! Should be available from Sparrow Bier Cafe soon. £10 for the bus.

Film tickets £5 from Pictureville (ignore below details, I’ll change it soon)

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Friday 1st September, evening.

Launch of a J.B.Priestley themed beer at:

Salamander Brewery

Glyn will be doing a short talk about Priestley, starting at 18.30. Free entry.


Wednesday 13th September (J.B.Priestley’s birthday).

19.30 for 20.00.

J.B.Priestley Pie and Proud of Bradford Show

Napoleons Casino Bradford

Glyn Watkins presents readings, pictures, stories and Samantha Wass in the role of Annie Parker (I’ve had to listen to hours and hours of all your dreary talk!).

Featuring meat and potato pie and peas (vegetarian alternative available); and a bit of a brass band.

Plus a free £5 bet.

ONLY £10 for the lot!

Call 01274 391820 for tickets.

There is full disability access but the event is restricted to over 18’s only.


Sunday 17th September. 11.00. – 17.00

Vintage Film and Bus Tour of Bradford.

£15 for a film followed by a bus tour. Combined tickets from The Sparrow Bier Cafe or the Record Cafe, North Parade, Bradford.

Starting at 11.00 with a showing of Lost City the BBC’s rarely shown film of  J.B.Priestley’s 1958 visit to Bradford.

At the Pictureville Cinema

Followed by boarding a vintage bus for a tour of Priestley’s birthplace and other sites seen in the film. Including a stop for refreshment at The Mucky Duck Frizinghall, and Bradford Playhouse, where Priestley was president for many years.

The tour will finish by or before 17.00 between the Sparrow and Record on North Parade.



#pieandpriestley Bringing the Pie to The People. Hockney 80th, Lister Park. Brilliant celebration of a genius: who drew the best portrait of J.B.Priestley.

9 Jul



Bringing The Pie to The People. #pieandpriestley Bradford Park Avenue v Bradford City. Stan’s won 3-0.

8 Jul



Salamander Brewery confirm support for The Little Pie and Priestley Festival. Spot my pie!

7 Jul



Red Room Coffee House. Business meeting and When We Are Married read through wi Samantha.

3 Jul


Michelle grabbing my pie and waving it around! #pieandpriestley

2 Jul


Selling #pieandpriestley 2017 (13th Sept. Napoleons) Hustlergate. Ask me and I’ll tell who the street was named for. T’pie help me talk to many. Racheal was the nicest.

1 Jul



Me Baking 2. New iPie for #pieandpriestley 2017

1 Jul