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Charity Quiz Night on the14th April 2016 at 8pm

In aid of the Weir Archer Academy we will be holding a quiz night to help disabled children and young adults in wheelchair racing

Tickets cost £10 per head including a Curry supper.

Tables of up to 6 people.

Please book your table early on 01303 844 663

We are pleased to be hosting the Weir Archer Academy charity quiz night at The Jackdaw on Thursday 14th April, first question prompt at 8pm.

Please book early as this is likely to sell out fast. Tickets are £10 per person which includes a curry supper.

The residue, (approximately 50%), goes directly to the charity.

David Weir. CBE and Jenny Archer MBE have been working together for over 10 years. They have developed a new way of coaching and training which has resulted in the 'WeirWolf' achieving outstanding wheelchair athletics results. This is a very worthy cause so please give this event your best support.

The Jackdaw is one of our three family-run pubs in the area, the others being The Duke of Cumberland in Barham and, as of 1st May, The Gatekeeper, (formerly known as The New Inn), in Etchinghill.  The Jackdaw was originally called The Red Lion changing its name in 1964 as the then owners, Whitbread, felt that there were too many pubs in the area by the same name. The new name was derived from ‘The Jackdaw of Rheims’, the work of Sir Thomas Ingoldsby, a one time local resident.

The inn gained much notoriety when it featured in the 1969 MGM film, ‘The Battle of Britain’, and there are scenes, staring Susannah York and Christopher Plummer, which were shot in the public bar area and outside.

Whilst preserving the old world charm of a country inn at the front the Jackdaw has extensive, contemporary dining areas behind, as well as a beautiful yet secluded beer garden at the back. The Spitfire room is of particular interest being home to a wealth of WWII RAF memorabilia and is ideal for small parties of up to twelve looking for something a little bit special.

A popular stopping off point with tourists this inn enjoys brisk trade and so booking tables in advance is always recommended.

Opening times:

Monday - Thursday  11:00 - 23:00
Friday - Saturday     11:00 - 24:00
Sunday                   11:00 - 22:30

Food served all day between 12:00 and 20:45



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