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The Pink Lion

Date Posted: 26 September

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The Pink Lion
A pub for the sporting gent

Calling all rugby fans,

We invite you to join a host of sporting legends including Matt Dawson at The Pink Lion, for a week of rugby fuelled entertainment, 31st October – 2nd November. Lewis Moody and Ben Kay confirmed as coming along to the Pink Lion Lock In to give us their dressing room tales from past tours.

For one week only, we will be turning The Golden Lion on King Street, London, into The Pink Lion, to celebrate the launch of our Lions Collection. The 17th century public house will be transformed into a mecca for stylish rugby fans featuring a stellar line-up of evening entertainment, open to ALL, with nibbles created by celebrity master chef winner, Phil Vickery.

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What’s happening and when…

Tuesday 30th October
6pm – 11pm
Warren Gatland, the new Lions Coach, will open the new pub on 30th October at a VIP “soiree”, but then the fun starts for the rest of us from the 31st…

Wednesday 31st October
6pm – 11pm
Pink Lion Question of Sport – the Ultimate Pub Quiz
Pink Lion Question of Sport pub quiz night hosted by Matt Dawson and friends. Thomas Pink invites YOU to put together your own pub quiz team (of 4) to take part in this epic evening. Your team will be given a sports VIP “Captain” to help guide you through Matt Dawson’s sports trivia challenge.For your chance to have a team enter our
Spot The Ball competition here


Thursday 1st November
6pm – 11pm
Pink Lion Lock In
An opportunity to meet former Lions, as players from around the UK and Ireland will gather for an intimate ‘Pink Lion Lock-In’ to share rugby anecdotes and dressing-room tales from past tours.

Friday 2nd November
6pm – 11pm
Sit back and enjoy large screen showings of historic Lion matches

Other Pink Lion treats throughout the week:

• Following his success on Celebrity Masterchef, former England Rugby Captain, Phil Vickery has created a special menu for The Pink Lion. Hungry punters will be able to sample nibbles from the legendry Lion and chef, at the start of each evening

• A Thomas Pink tailor will be at The Pink Lion throughout the week to take customer measurements on request.

• The Pink Lion will feature interactive posters dotted around the pub that will allow you to shop from the Thomas Pink Lions Collection while you’re there, using our new Thomas Pink app. Each purchase made using the app will come with a British & Irish Lions’ pin badge.

• Classic Lion games stretching back over decades will be shown on the TVs throughout the Pink Lion, throughout the week