Sign of the Year
Last day for voting!
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!
or Queen Elizabeth II?
The Inn Sign Society is in the process of
compiling a unique publication to celebrate the reigns
not only of Victoria and Elizabeth, but all British
monarchs since 1066!
The appeal of our booklet is that it will feature,
whenever possible, pictures of monarchs as they have
appeared on the nation's pub signs!
Well, what else did you expect? We
are are the Inn Sign Society!
In September 2015, Queen Elizabeth
may eclipse her great- grandmother's record and become
the longest-reigning monarch!
the Year Award - 2014
Entry forms have been emailed to members
Votes must be
received by 21 November!
am - Saturday 13 Dec.
The Dog, Harvington, (nr Kidderminster)
Over 19,500 pub signs are
now listed in the archives.