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We are located near Market Weighton and within easy distance of York, Hull, Beverley, Pocklington, South Cave and Driffield
ENTERTAINMENT at the Goodmanham Arms.
More than just a pub..................
1st Thursday of the month
Jazz Blues and Country Night
3rd Thursday of the month
QUIZ NIGHT- Every other Wednesday
Great Sounds - at The Goodmanham Arms
The Goodmanham Arms is just a few minutes drive from Market Weighton - an old fashioned market town in the heart of the picturesque Yorkshire Wolds. If you are oblivious to the history of Englands tallest man, stop for a few minutes to see the statue of Giant Bradley before heading off down Red Lane. Take a a right turn on to Goodmanham Road and follow the signs.
I ventured to investigate the music scene at this extraordinatry pub. This was the third Thursday of the month - one of the frequent music evenings. Amazing. Regulars with guitars. Right. Half a glass of Old Peculiar later and the banter was in full flow - interspaced with the sound of instruments being tuned.
Without ceremony and unsignalled, the ping ping and strum-strum became more coordinated as one of the small band of locals picked up a rhythm. One by one, the others found their place and a recognisable song flowed from the brothers in tune.
Voices were added. First one then another. It sounded quite professional. Obviously this was a band practicing for an upcoming gig. Or so I thought. In fact, it turned out to be just a jam session by blokes from the surrounding area - drawn by word of mouth. Impressive? It was.
A few days later, I returned to hear a band that had been booked to provide Saturday evening entertainment. A last minute hitch resulted in cancellation. Disaster? Not for a moment. A packed pub was treated to an un-scripted show by regulars. As the beer flowed nobody noticed the difference. Amply demonstrated, was the determined spirit that characterises the Goodmanham Arms - and the clear success it enjoys in attracting visitors
Above: 3rd Thursday in the month. Sing-a-long-a -regulars
Below: The boys turn pro-standing-in for the missing Saturday act.
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Hull & East Yorkshire
of the Year
The Goodmanham Arms
Telephone 01430 873849
Real Ales Home Cooked Food Fine Entertainment
In the Heart of the Yorkshire Wolds
Open Daily 11am to Midnight (11pm Sundays).
White Rose Awards
Pub of the Year