NBC, Burton Need more info?
Tel: 01283 546268 25 OCTOBER
Sign of the Year Closing date
13 DECEMBER West Midlands Christmas Lunch The Dog, Harvington
(Near K'minster) Need more info?
Tel: 01902 721808
Inns and their
signs and pub names are seen daily by almost everyone, and have
How were the names derived?
What are their stories? Who were the people the signs portray?
What do the odd names mean?
Some, such as Salutation
or Seven Stars, record the early origins of inns as
hostels for pilgrims.
Some recall battles, maybe half or long-forgotten today, for
Some such as Beetle & Wedge, are linked with
Inn Sign Society is the acknowledged authority on inn signs and
pub names all over the country.
We hope you enjoy your visit
to our website!
The Inn Sign Society is currently researching suitable
material for the 2015 Royalty Pageant.
This will be a tribute to celebrate the reign of
Queen Elizabeth who, in September 2015, could become the
nation's longest-ever reigning monarch.
Many thanks to members who
have submitted signs or identified specific monarchs.
More details will be announced soon.