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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.

January 2020

Norfolk Blues Society

January 29
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Open Mic

January 30 @ 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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with Peter T

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Mister-Pink

January 31 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Norwich Rocks!

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February 2020

Viktori

February 1
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Big Black Cadillac

February 2 @ 6:00 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Walnut Big Quiz

February 5
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Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Open Mic

February 6
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Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Cream Horns

February 7
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Egypt

February 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987, all former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs. Currently gigging in UK & Europe. www.egypt-blues.co.uk www.facebook.com/egyptblues www.twitter.com/egyptblues Midnight Sun & Blues Kerosene albums re-released by Stable Records via Amuse Records, available now to download from multiple outlets (Spotify, Deezer, Napster etc.)

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Roy n Mick

February 9 @ 5:00 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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4pm - Crib - 6 Card Singles Competition 5pm - Acoustic country folk with Roy n Mick (time TBC)

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Comedy Night

February 12
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Tree House Comedy Night

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Glamtastics

February 14
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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DC Wilson

February 15
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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The Cool Kings

February 16 @ 6:00 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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The Punktures

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

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

February 23 @ 6:00 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Norfolk Blues Society

February 26
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Small Talk

February 28
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Magic Robot

February 29
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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March 2020

Mister-Pink

March 27 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Norwich Rocks!

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April 2020

Egypt

April 4 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987, all former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs. Currently gigging in UK & Europe. www.egypt-blues.co.uk www.facebook.com/egyptblues www.twitter.com/egyptblues Midnight Sun & Blues Kerosene albums re-released by Stable Records via Amuse Records, available now to download from multiple outlets (Spotify, Deezer, Napster etc.)

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June 2020

The Roosters

June 12 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Hot Rock with Attitude

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Egypt

June 13 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987, all former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs. Currently gigging in UK & Europe. www.egypt-blues.co.uk www.facebook.com/egyptblues www.twitter.com/egyptblues Midnight Sun & Blues Kerosene albums re-released by Stable Records via Amuse Records, available now to download from multiple outlets (Spotify, Deezer, Napster etc.)

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July 2020

Mister-Pink

July 17 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Norwich Rocks!

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August 2020

Egypt

August 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987, all former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs. Currently gigging in UK & Europe. www.egypt-blues.co.uk www.facebook.com/egyptblues www.twitter.com/egyptblues Midnight Sun & Blues Kerosene albums re-released by Stable Records via Amuse Records, available now to download from multiple outlets (Spotify, Deezer, Napster etc.)

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September 2020

The Roosters

September 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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Hot Rock with Attitude

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October 2020

Egypt

October 31 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Walnut Tree Shades (Norwich), The Old Post Office Court
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1NG United Kingdom
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UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987, all former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs. Currently gigging in UK & Europe. www.egypt-blues.co.uk www.facebook.com/egyptblues www.twitter.com/egyptblues Midnight Sun & Blues Kerosene albums re-released by Stable Records via Amuse Records, available now to download from multiple outlets (Spotify, Deezer, Napster etc.)

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