Tonight at the Barge the weekly jam night is with Stuart from the band One Eyed Jacks. On Friday its popular rock party band Storm. The weekend’s live music will finish on Saturday night with New 2 a U2 Tribute band.
The pub’s staff and regulars are also on a charity mission with some regulars just completing the Great North run, Julian and Michelle’s son Daryl, who also happens to be the kit man at Brighouse Town Football Club, has started a sponsored slim conincided with the beginning of the football season and will end with the closure of football campaign around May. I has already lost half a stone in the first week!
One of the regulars, known as Daz or Toad to his friends is doing a bike ride from the pub to Goole and back totalling 100 miles. He has a sponsor form in the pub for people to guess how long it will take him.
All monies raised will go towards a Wendy House for Ruby Hunt, a five-year-old girl who is battling two rare liver cancers, and any other furniture needed.