“Time, Gentleman Please!”

The Bent Brief
The Bent Brief closed in early 2015

In response to The Daily Post Photo Challenge: TIME and Pub No 3 in my series

TIME has been called on this popular Southampton pub that had a great reputation for live music. From opera to jazz, it offered a broad range of sounds. One of the pub’s former regulars was blues musician Gordon Haskell.

The highlight of the festive season was their annual pantomime – political satires written by Dr Julie Campbell who lectured at the University of Southampton; performed by students and locals together under the name of the £40 Theatre Company.

The Bent Brief‘s name was coined in competition with another pub further along Lodge Road: The Honest Lawyer (which I posted on the Photo Challenge: Change http://wp.me/p6jveM-gU ). This was due to the number of law firms that used to operate in the area in 1878. My father had been a local and met up with friends in both pubs.

To enter or see others: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/time/

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6 thoughts on ““Time, Gentleman Please!”

  1. Pingback: Time (Book Reader) | Chris Breebaart Photography / What's (in) the picture?

    • Many tradition English pubs are closing down, whereas many small craft beer pubs are opening in small shops. People cannot afford to drink out as much and pay the brewers. What with the internet now there is no need to meet up with friends as much.

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