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Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich)

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The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
01603 622 910 www.thewalnuttreeshades.com/

The Walnut Tree Shades has been around since the sixteenth century, and licensed as a pub in 1841 by one William Haylett Roe. Since then The Walnut has gone on to be the home of 35 other landlords.

Way back, or not such a way for some of us, in 1982 The Walnut Tree made a cameo appearance along side Toyah Wilcox in Tales of the Unexpected episode “Blue Marigold”.

The Walnut Tree was used by Norwich Brewery as an outlet for their trial brews and it’s reported that this was the first ever pub to serve ‘Starlight’. It was also the first pub to have Budweiser on
draught in the city centre.

The Walnut Tree’ cellar was believed to be part of Norwich’ famous ‘Underground Tunnel Network’ although it is now, sadly, blocked off.

Henry Williamson, famous for books such as ‘Tarka the Otter’ and ‘Salar the Salmon’ references the pub in his book ‘Lucifer Before Sunrise’, where he writes, “Afterwards he treated himself to a pint of beer made from East Anglian coastal barley in a pub called The Shades, down a dark narrow street leading off the market”.

John Riddington Young speculates that although this (The Walnut Tree) would be a name frequently adopted by cabinet makers, there is no evidence that this was ever the case here.

August 2018

Zipped Up

August 18
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Danny & The Seniors

August 19
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Ukulele Society

August 22 @ 8:00 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Open Mic

August 23 @ 8:30 pm
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Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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H202

August 24
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Four Play

August 25
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Hal Wrayzer

August 26
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Mick n Roy

August 27
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Norfolk Blues Society

August 29 @ 8:30 pm
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Route 66

August 31
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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September 2018

Egypt

September 1
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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3D Rock n Roll

September 2
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Quiz Night

September 5 @ 8:00 pm
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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tbc

September 7
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Keno Kings

September 8
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Bonneville 58

September 9
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Tree House Comedy

September 12 @ 8:00 pm
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Cream Horns

September 14
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Damage

September 15
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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The Drive Inns

September 16
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Magic Robot

September 21
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Redemption

September 22
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Fat n Furious

September 23
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Spiked

September 28
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Super Action Heroes

September 29
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Pyevarotti

September 30
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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