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Author Topic: Celebrities chosen for Yorkshire Day 'renaming' of Otley's pubs  (Read 111 times)

Offline patch

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OTLEY residents will be able to order a pint in the Sean Bean - or a glass of wine in the Judi Dench - next year.

The acclaimed actors have emerged as two of the winners of Otley pub Club's Yorkshire Day Celebrities Survey.

The questionnaire asked people to vote for the regional stars, across 11 categories, whose names they would like to see an inn in the town adopt for Yorkshire Day, 2018.

Other winners include former World Champion road cyclist Lizzie Deignan and triathlon stars Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, comedy legend Michael Palin, and Ricky Wilson of Kaiser Chiefs.
   
http://www.wharfedaleobserver.co.uk/news/15435808.Celebrities_chosen_for_Yorkshire_Day___39_renaming__39__of_Otley__39_s_pubs/


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Re: Celebrities chosen for Yorkshire Day 'renaming' of Otley's pubs
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2017, 07:04:46 AM »
Every pub in Otley to be renamed after a Yorkshire celebrity for Yorkshire Day


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Our mocked-up picture of a pub named after Sean Bean 

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Every pub in Otley is being renamed after a Yorkshire celebrity in a stunt to mark Yorkshire Day.

But the new names won't take effect until Yorkshire Day 2018 - when the town's 21 pubs will each hope to entice their famous namesakes over for a pint!
 The final 21 names were chosen from an initial longlist of 110 in an online survey and they will be matched to pubs tonight at 7pm at the Black Horse Hotel in what organisers are calling an "FA Cup style draw". 
http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/15445835.Every_pub_in_Otley_to_be_renamed_after_a_Yorkshire_celebrity_for_Yorkshire_Day/






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Re: Celebrities chosen for Yorkshire Day 'renaming' of Otley's pubs
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2017, 03:57:49 AM »
Otley pubs allocated 'celebrity aliases' for next Yorkshire Day
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EACH of Otley's pubs has been allocated a 'celebrity alias' for next Yorkshire Day.
The club will ask each celebrity to visit 'their' pub next August - or send a message or piece of memorabilia instead.

 Sean Bean - The Fleece; 
http://www.wharfedaleobserver.co.uk/news/news_local/15449544.Otley_pubs_allocated___39_celebrity_aliases__39__for_next_Yorkshire_Day/?ref=rss





http://www.northernpubs.co.uk/2012/01/fleece-otley.html

http://fleece-otley.wixsite.com/fleece-otley


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Re: Celebrities chosen for Yorkshire Day 'renaming' of Otley's pubs
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2017, 04:19:29 AM »
What, no Mark Addy?

I wonder if Sean will go.

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Re: Celebrities chosen for Yorkshire Day 'renaming' of Otley's pubs
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2017, 05:09:29 AM »
With the fleece at OurBoy not very richly
He should send there a Lovelace's wig  )))

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Re: Celebrities chosen for Yorkshire Day 'renaming' of Otley's pubs
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2017, 05:34:08 AM »
It looks like a nice place with a lovely garden for summer. Just checked out their photos.
This cracked me up:

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Re: Celebrities chosen for Yorkshire Day 'renaming' of Otley's pubs
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2017, 05:40:15 AM »
What, no Mark Addy?

I wonder if Sean will go.
If it was 10 years ago, I would not even have doubted it -  it will surely come.
And now I donít  know.

With Mark Addy they missed - it fits perfectly with any pub. In vain they are so

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« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2017, 05:42:47 AM »
It looks like a nice place with a lovely garden for summer. Just checked out their photos.
This cracked me up:
Charm!