The Fat Cat Inn in Alma Street, Kelham Island, Sheffield got its name when inspirational pub and brewery industry leader Dave Wickett and Bruce Bentley bought the pub and reopened it in 1981. Dave, who died in October 2011, also set up Kelham Island Brewery next door. The building, which dates back to 1850, started life as The Alma. The pub's iconic interior is pictured in April 2016, with manager Duncan Shaw behind the bar
The Fat Cat Inn in Alma Street, Kelham Island, Sheffield got its name when inspirational pub and brewery industry leader Dave Wickett and Bruce Bentley bought the pub and reopened it in 1981. Dave, who died in October 2011, also set up Kelham Island Brewery next door. The building, which dates back to 1850, started life as The Alma. The pub's iconic interior is pictured in April 2016, with manager Duncan Shaw behind the bar

Sheffield pubs: 9 strange names and where they come from including the Wapentake, Scarsdale Hundred, Bungalows and Bears

Sheffield pubs have certainly had some strange and unusual names over the years.

Thursday, 30th December 2021, 10:27 am

Here we take a look at 9 such pubs in pictures, their histories and the explanations behind some of the names, at least. If you can shed any more light on them or suggest others, drop an email to [email protected]

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