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Venues

Venue Address Phone  
The Coffee House (Wavertree) 14 Church Rd North, Wavertree, Liverpool, L15 9EF Edna: 07505678469 Schedule
Times: Every 2nd + 4th Thur (7.15pm)
Notes: https://www.trustinns.co.uk/pub/coffee-house-14-church-road-north-liverpool-l15-6tf/
Adelphi Hotel (Liverpool City Centre) Ranelagh Place, Liverpool (City Centre), L3 5UL Venue: National Conference Schedule
Bluecoat Art Centre (Liverpool) School Lane, City Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 3BX http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/ Schedule
Times: 1pm - 3pm (every 2nd + 4th Tuesday)
Notes: Phone Michael on 0151 709 0739 (07772 575 004)
Bryn-Y-Mor Pub (Swansea) SA1 4JQ Not Operating Schedule
Notes: The Brynymor Hotel 16 Brynymor Rd Swansea SA1 4JQ
Commercial Hotel (Wetherspoons) Accrington 1 Church Street, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 2EN Not operating at present Schedule
Continuing Education Canteen Centre for Lifelong Learning, 126 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L69 3GR No course on at present Schedule
Notes: PIP's introduction to Philosophy not running at present
Crosby Beach Burbo Bank Rd North, Hall Road West, L23 8SY Schedule
Times: 6pm till late (when event is on)
Notes: Crosby Beach (Hall Road West) Car Park at corner of Hall Rd West / Burbo Bank Rd North - Park to the far right of car park - lifeguard station end. Walk along footpath or brick/pebble part of beach (approx 500 yds up) Paul 07743 533 509
Death & Life Cafe (The Crown Hotel) (Upstairs), 43 Lime Street, City Centre, Liverpool, Not operating at present Schedule
Flanagan's Apple Restaurant/Bar 18 Mathew Street, Liverpool City Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 6RE 0151 227 3345 Schedule
Times: 7pm
Frodsham Community Centre Fluin Lane, Frodsham, WA6 7ON Schedule
Gladstones Library (Deeside) Church Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire, CH5 3DF 01244 532 350 Schedule
Notes: No event at present
Great Expectations (Reading) 33 London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS Schedule
Times: 3rd Wednesday (7:30pm) https://www.facebook.com/groups/
Notes: http://www.beerintheevening.com/pubs/s/38/3885/Great_Expectations/Reading
Grey Friar (Wetherspoons) Preston 144 Friargate, Preston, PR1 2EJ Billy: 01772780180 Schedule
Times: 7.30pm, every 4th Wednesday
Halfway House (Childwall) Woolton Road, Liverpool, L16 8NE Edna: 07505678469 Schedule
Times: Every 2nd + 4th Thur (7.15pm)
Notes: Young persons PIP group: Every 3rd Wednesday of month (7.15pm) Contact: Michael: michaelljohngreen@gmail.com
Harkers (Chester) 1 Russel St (On the Canal), Chester, CH3 5AL 0151 538 8432 Schedule
Times: 4pm: 1st Sunday of the month
Heart Centre Cafe (Headingley) Bennett Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3HN Paul: 07743 533 509 Schedule
Times: Every 1st Wed (7pm)
Notes: 0113 275 4548 (venue)
Hertford College (Oxford) Catte Street, Oxford (Philosophy Festival 2018), OXI 3BW Ben - 07815 310 793 Schedule
Jack Jones House Churchil Way, Liverpool, L3 8EF 07952 944318 or 07891 296646 Schedule
Times: Every 3rd Thursday - 6pm - 8pm
Notes: https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=jack+jones+house+liverpool&rlz;=1C1AVNE_enGB716GB716&oq;=Jack+Jones+House&aqs;=chrome.0.0j69i57j0l4.7589j0j7&sourceid;=chrome&ie;=UTF-8
Keith's Wine Bar (L'pool South) 107 Lark Lane, Aigburth, Liverpool, L17 8UR 07743533509 Schedule
Times: Tuesday 7:15 PM - 9PM (Weekly)
Lime Kiln (Concert Square) 1 Fleet St (Concert Square), Liverpool, L1 4AN Jim: 0151 538 8432 Schedule
Times: 6.30pm: first Monday of month
Littlebury Hotel (Bicester) Kings End,, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 6DR Schedule
Times: 7:30pm, every first Wednesday of the month.
Notes: For schedule, see https://www.meetup.com/Bicester-Philosophy-Meetup/
Manchester Armchair Philosophers New Lloyd's Hotel, 617 Wilbraham Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, M21 9AN Schedule
Times: 7.30pm, 3rd Wed of month
Notes: This group is meeting regularly - go to Manchester Armchair Philosophers Meetup for more details
Nerve Magazine 96 Bold Street, Liverpool City Centre, L1 4HY 0151 709 9948 Schedule
New Continental (Preston) South Meadow Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 8JP 01772 499425 Schedule
Noahs Yard Bar 38 Uplands Crescent, Uplands, Swansea, SA2 0PG (see notes below) Schedule
Times: May not be operating
Notes: 1. Swansea Philosophy Café - Monthly: Every 2nd Wednesday at Metro Student Bar: Swansea Metropolitan University, Townhill Campus, Townhill Road, Swansea SA2 0UT - FREE
Philosophy Cafe (Manchester Art Gallery) Mosley Steet, Manchester, M2 3JL Sue: 0161 833 3944 Schedule
Notes: Sue.Nzilani@silverservice.org.uk
Piazza Cafe Bar (Liverpool) Metropolitan Cathedral Steps, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TQ Corrie: 07891 887 824 Schedule
Times: 2pm: 2nd + 4th Friday of month
PIP's Desk (Nerve office) Nerve Magazine's Office, 96 Bold Street (1st floor), Liverpool, L14HY 0151 709 9948 Schedule
Times: Intermittent
Ramsbottom (Rose & Crown) Rose & Crown, 96 Carr Street, Ramsbottom, Bury, BL09EG Rob 07792117730 Schedule
Times: 7:30pm 1st Monday in month
Notes: Our new venue from 1st Monday in December 2017. New members always welcome!
St Georges Hall Lime Street, Liverpool, L1 1JJ Schedule
STAMPS (Crosby) Moor Lane, Crosby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L23 5SR Jubin: 07928 555 123 Schedule
Times: 1st and 3rd Thursday (7- 9pm)
Stapledon Colloquium (Uni of L'pool) School of the Arts Library, 19 Abercromby Square, Oxford Street, City Centre Campus, L69 3BX Schedule
Times: 3pm - 5pm
Storyhouse Library Bar Hunter St, Chester, CH1 2AR 07434938140 Schedule
Times: 1st Sunday of month (4pm)
Notes: Phone Jim on 0151 538 8432
Tate Liverpool Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4BB Jim: 0151 538 8432 Schedule
Times: 2pm
Notes: Art Turning Left is the first exhibition to examine how the production and reception of art has been influenced by left-wing values, from the French Revolution to the present day.
The Albion Beatnik Bookstore 34 Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6AA 07737 876213 Schedule
Times: 7:30pm every 2nd Tuesday of month
Notes: Tea, coffee, wine and beer on offer. Necessary purchase to contribute to costs - or donate £2 to owner. For schedule, see https://www.meetup.com/philosophy-in-pubs-oxford/
The Bear & Billet (Chester) 94 Lower Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1RU 07743 533 509 Schedule
Times: 6pm
Notes: Annual PIP's enquiry for staff and students of The University of Chester's Art & Design faculty
The Belvedere Arms (Liverpool) 8 Sugnall Street (off Falkner St), Georgian Quarter, near Hope Street, L7 7EB Jim Stanton (0151 538 8432) Schedule
Times: Not operating at present
Notes: Meeting second Monday of the month (7pm) Real fire; real ale; real people.
The Black Horse (Heswall) 38 School Hill, Heswall, Wirral, CH60 0DP Contact Paul: 07743 533 509 Schedule
Times: Every 2nd Tue of Month (7pm)
The Black Horse Hotel (Preston) 166 Friargate, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2EJ Billy: 07548 126 499 Schedule
Times: 7.30pm (4th Wed of the month)
Notes: This Grade II listed pub is pretty unique inside, with a tiled bar front that the bar man told us was over 120 years old - it's almost worth a visit just to see this magnificent edifice. A maze of snugs, private rooms and nooks and crannies, it's marvellous and great place to get lost for an afternoon, should the spirit move you.
The Blue Bell (Eccles) 41 Monton Green, Eccles, Manchester, M30 9LL Nicola: 07808557354 Schedule
Times: 7.30pm: every 1st + 3rd Wed
Notes: Village hostelry with a rustic-style interior and patio area, plus real ales and modern pub grub.
The Blue Mugge (Leek) 17 Osborne Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6 01538 528 178 Schedule
Times: Weekly Mondays @ 19:30
Notes: Discussion In Pubs Groups - Staffordshire http://www.thebluemugge.co.uk/
The Brewery Tap 40-42 Ock Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 5BZ Schedule
Times: 7pm, second Wednesday of each month.
Notes: For schedule, see https://www.meetup.com/Abingdon-Philosophy-Meetup/
The Brewery Tap (Liverpool) Stanhope Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L8 5XJ Vinnie: 07795 285 080 Schedule
Times: 5pm
Notes: Next to the Cains Brewery
The Brink (Parr Street) 15-21 Parr Street, City Centre, Liverpool, L1 4JN 0151 703 0582 Schedule
Times: 7pm
Notes: The Brink is an innovative new social enterprise, just on the edge of Liverpool's bustling bar and club scene. You could say we're also on the leading edge of an exciting trend, in that we don't serve alcohol - we believe a great time is better fuelled by people, and their creativity and energy.
The Caledonia (upstairs) 22 Caledonia Street, On the corner with Catherine Street, Liverpool, L7 7DX Sean: eddieeddie1968@gmail.com Schedule
Times: Mondays: 7pm - 9pm
Notes: 86/80/74/75 Bus Routes stop close to the pub on Catharine Street and Myrtle Street. Parking on street and free after 6pm.
The Casa Bar (Liverpool) 29 Hope Street, Liverpool (City Centre), L1 9BQ Paul: 07743 533 509 Schedule
Times: 11am every 2nd Saturday
The Cock Hotel (Wellington) 148 Holyhead Road, Wellington, Shropshire, TF1 2DL Paul: 07743533509 Schedule
Times: 7pm - 1st Wed of the month
Notes: Contact Bryony Pierce - bryonypierce@btinternet.com
The Coffee House (Young PIPs) 14 Church Road North, By Picton Clock, Liverpool, L15 9EF Mike 07379591785 Schedule
Times: to be reviewed after first meeting
The Crown (Liverpool) 43 Lime Street, Liverpool City Centre, L1 1JQ Schedule
Times: Mondays 2:15pm (Weekly)
The Cumberland Arms (Newcastle) Ouseburn, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1LD 0191 265 1725 Schedule
Times: 6 to 8pm (2nd + 4th Tue)
Notes: JanetDarbyshire Runs the Newcastle PIP as part of NPS - Newcastle Phil Society. janetd42@hotmai
The Darlaston Inn (Meaford) Nr Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 0PX 01785 813 267 Schedule
Notes: http://www.oddc.org.uk/index.html (Staffs Circle)
The Dog & Partridge (Sheffield) 56 Trippet Lane, Sheffield, S1 4EL Contact Rosie at - rosiecarnall@yahoo.co.uk Schedule
Times: Meets 1st Mon of month (7.45pm)
The Exchange (Leicester) 50 Rutland Street, Cultural Quarter, Leicester, LE1 1RD Contact Mathew on: m69atthew@yahoo.co.uk Schedule
Times: 7.30pm: every 1st Wed of month
Notes: We will be meeting there in The Snug every first Wednesday of the month from 1 April. We'll be starting at 7.30pm, so please give yourself time to buy a drink beforehand. If you have a suggestion for a topic or stimulus for discussion, please contact Matthew (m69atthew@yahoo.co.uk). The Exchange, 50 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RD
The Farm Tavern 13 Farm Road, Hove, BN3 1FB Schedule
Times: 7pm
Notes: We meet roughly every four weeks, currently trying out different days of the week, at the The Farm Tavern, Hove. Normally around 15 - 25 people attend.
The Friday Forum The Piazza Cafe, Bottom of Catholic Cathedral Steps, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool City Centre, L3 5TQ Schedule
Times: Meets every 4th Fri of month
The George Hotel (Bridport) 4 South Road, Bridport, DT6 3NO Kelvin: 07952 179 850 Schedule
Times: Meets 4th Wed of Month (7.30pm)
The Greyhound (Newcastle-under-Lyme) 67 George Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Paul: 07743 533 509 Schedule
Notes: Local Contact: michele.a.bourne@gmail.com
The Greyhound (Ormskirk) 100 Aughton Street, Ormskirk, L39 3BS 07743533509 Schedule
Times: Meets every 2nd Thur of month (7.30pm)
The Jug and Bottle (Heswell) 15 Mount Avenue, Wirral, CH60 4RH Paul: 07743 533 509 Schedule
Times: Every 2nd Tuesday of month (7pm)
The Magazine Hotel Magazine Brow, Wallasey, Schedule
The Melting Pot Cafe (Redruth) The Old Grammar School (West Park), Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3AJ Schedule
Times: Meets 1st Wed of month 5pm
The Mitre 17 The High Street, Oxford, OX1 4AG Schedule
The Ostrich Hotel (Prestwich) 163 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1JF Esther: 07882 284 642 Schedule
Times: Meets 8pm every 2nd Monday
The Pack Horse (Leeds) Pack Horse, Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6AT Schedule
Times: 6pm every 2nd Wednesday
The Park Tavern (Macclesfield) 158 Park Lane, Macclesfield, SK11 6UB Schedule
Times: Meets every 1st + 2nd Wed of month (7.30pm)
Notes: The Park Tavern pub is on park Lane about a fifteen minute walk from the train station.
The Perch Rock (New Brighton) 7 Grosvenor Rd (Victoria Road), Wallasey, The Wirral, 5 Charlton Road, CH45 2LW Paul: 07743533509 Schedule
Times: Meets every 3rd Mon of month (7pm)
Notes: Contact Andrew on: amyns42@yahoo.co.uk
The Plough Inn (Herefordshire) A465, Stoke Lacy, Bromyard, HR7 4HG 07580215641 Schedule
Times: 8pm: 1st Wed of month
The Queen Hotel (Chester) City Road, Chester, CH1 3AH Jim: 0151 538 8432 Schedule
Times: 1st Sunday of month (2pm)
Notes: Mike: 07814 854 270 (Chester)
The Rose & Crown (Bebington) 57 The Village,, Bebington,, Wirral, Merseyside, CH63 7PL martin.esplanade@ntworld.com Schedule
Times: Meets every 1st + 3rd Wed of month (1pm)
The Royal Clifton Hotel (Southport) Southport, PR8 1RB​. Schedule
Times: Meets every 1st + 3rd Wed of the month (7pm)
Notes: At Southport PiPs we discuss and debate a variety of issues including philosophy, science, politics and psychology. No academic background is necessary - only a passion for enquiry. ​Just turn up, and contribute if you wish to.
The Saracen's Head (Stockton Heath) Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington, WA4 6RS Bill: 01925 564908 Schedule
Times: Meets every 2nd Mon of month (7pm)
Notes: https://www.google.com/search?q=The+Saracen%27s+Head+(Warrington)&rlz=1C1GCEA_enGB798GB798&oq=The+Saracen%27s+Head+(Warrington)&aqs=chrome..69i57j0j69i64l3.1284j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
The Ship & Mitre (upstairs) 133 Dale Street, Liverpool City Centre, L2 2JH Schedule
The Sportsman (Huddersfield) 1 St Johns Road, Huddersfield, HD1 5AY Schedule
Notes: Contact: howardt@ntlworld.com
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS Schedule
The Stag Bar Victoria Rd, New Brighton, Schedule
The Telegraph Mount Pleasant Rd, Wallasey, Schedule
The Vernon 69 Dale St,, Liverpool City Centre, L2 2HJ Schedule
Times: Not operating at the moment
Notes: Email Jimmy at jsjimstan@gmail.com
The Victoria (Waterloo) Great Georges Road/Bath Street, Waterloo, Liverpool, L22 5PS 0151 931 3970 Schedule
Times: Every Tuesday 6.30pm
The Vines (The Big House) 81 Lime Street, By Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool City Centre, L1 1JQ 07743533509 Schedule
Times: Mondays 2:15pm (Weekly)
The White Heart 12 St Andrews Road, Oxford, OX3 9DL Schedule
The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Bury Old Road,, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 0EG 07743533509 Schedule
Times: Prestwich group moved to The Ostrich Hotel
Notes: Contact: estelleb@talktalk.net Or estelle.beninson@yahoo.co.uk
Veritas (Leeds) 43 - 47 Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3BB Contact Ian: ian@ibixonline.com Schedule
Times: Meets 2nd Monday of month (1.45pm)
Notes: https://talkingallowedinleeds.wordpress.com/