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THE VIKING BLOG

We are a passionate crew and genuinely love what we do.  Running our pub keeps us on our toes but when we can we like to blog about what we’ve been up to and share our stories.

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TRUE VIKING STYLE

We travel all over the place to make sure The Viking is one of the most exciting pubs around. Here’s some of recent stories.

– Simon x –

 


Treasures in the Trunk Charity Car Boot Sale 24th September

On Sunday 24th September, we will be hosting our first ever Car Boot Sale to raise money for our fantastic friends over at Wirral Headway. Whether you have a wardrobe full of unworn clothes, shelves of unread books, spare furniture,…

Who let the dogs out? The Viking Crufts!

Calling all proud pooch owners, the first ever West Kirby Crufts show is on its way to The Viking Pub & Bakehouse on Saturday 26th August! We’re expecting big things from your dogs and their humans; with big competitions, loads…

Little Vikings: Travellers Through Time!

It’s time for your little ones to try their hand at being a true Viking! Join us for our interactive ‘Travellers Through Time’ workshop on Friday 25th August from 1pm-4pm Come and learn what it was like to live and…

DEAR MR VERNON: THE BREAKFAST CLUB BIG MOVIE NIGHT

If you were one of the lucky few to snap up a ticket for our first ever outdoor cinema night, you’re in for a treat on Thursday 3rd August! Think: the Grease drive in, meets a Viking style packed-lunch-picnic approved…

DAD’S DAY: STEAK & SOCKS

- Our Dad’s Day special says, ‘Thank you for sitting through years of ballet performances, clarinet recitals, football games, cricket training, jujitsu, Disney film after Disney film and every bad pre-pubescent boy-band concert you’ve ever been dragged to’, in a…

A ROYAL ALL-DAYER!

- To celebrate Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth’s 91st Birthday, we will be celebrating The Viking way with a huge Summer party out in the garden on Saturday 10th June. Admittedly, being British has its high’s and low’s. It’s a little…

THE GRAPE ESCAPE, CHEESE AND WINE!

- Following the success and popularity of our last cheese and wine event, we are very excited to announce that Simon will be hosting our second event on Wednesday 24th May. This time, we will be exploring rarer world wines…

THE VIKING’S FIRST VOYAGE

- Simon Rimmer will be Captain of an almighty sleepover to Llangollen and Portmerion as The Viking sets sail for its maiden voyage on the 28th & 29th June. That’s right, we’re hosting our first ever Charabanc and we’d love to…

Wirral Headway Dragon Boat Festival

For a second year, Simon and our elite team of Viking sailors at The Viking will be partaking in the Wirral Headway Dragon Boat Race on the 20th May to raise money for The Wirral Headway Charity. The Wirral Headway…

Who said I was drinking alone?! I had Cheese AND wine…

We all know someone who loves to indulge in cheese and wine. If you class yourself as gluttonous, then this night will be right up your street. On Wednesday 24th May, the evening will commence at 7pm. Simon and the…