Dukes83 High Street
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Now renamed just the 'Dukes', it was originally called the Dukes Arms and prior to this the Lords Arms after the 17th Century Lords of the Manor, although was renamed the Dukes Arms in the 19th Century in honour of the Duke of Wellington who was a frequent visitor to the village. The pub has two bars; one serving the bar and restaurant and one upstairs for the games room. The pub was voted Northants Community Pub of the Year and holds social events such as fund-raising for local charities. Monthly music events are held and may include blues, country, folk, jazz and rock. On May BH a beer festival featuring 30 beers and ciders is held while on the August BH weekend Woodford Stock Music Festival is held eaturing many bands and additional beers. The rest of the year events include weekly open mic nights (Thursday) and round the Fire Musical Evenings Sunday night. Food is also important with a carvery on Tuesdays, Wednesday pie night, Thursday fish and chips, and Steak night on Fridays with a pizza barn in summer, and its famous 'Dogs Dinner'. All food is home cooked and much use made of local produce. Rural Pub of the Year 2018 Winner.