A date for your diary - local band Yukon Bass will be helping everyone to get into the Christmas spirit with a live gig at the Hollist Arms on Wednesday 19th December. They will be playing all of their classics along with quite a few Christmas specials! Toes will be tapping from 8.30pm onwards.
Art at the Hollist is a regular event, and one that the community hugely enjoys. There are so many talented artists in and around Lodsworth - this is an opportunity for them to showcase their work, and to raise some money for charity in the process. This year’s wonderful selection of art and sculpture will be open for viewing from Saturday 24th November to Wednesday 28th November - from 11.30am to 7.30pm (with a preview for local residents on Friday 23rd 6pm - 8.30pm). The chosen charity this year is Petworth Cottage Nursing Home. Do come along.
Our Christmas party menu is now available - on the ‘Christmas’ page on this site, via our Facebook page, or to collect from the bar at the Hollist Arms. We love hosting Christmas parties and events of all sizes! If you’re looking for something different such as canapés or bowl food, please don’t hesitate to let us know. Christmas dates do book up fast, so if you’re planning on celebrating with us, do get in touch - with email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling the Hollist on 01798 861310.
Our inaugural pub quiz was a great success, so we're looking forward to our next one on Thursday 6th September - do come along!
£12 per person to include supper and £2 quiz entry. Teams of 2-6, winning team takes the entry pot. Call or pop in to book your team.
Our September lunch club takes place on Wednesday 12th September.
The menu for the day is:
Teriyaki fillet of salmon, soba noodle salad with cucumber, radish, edamame beans, chilli, coriander
Roasted vine tomato risotto with courgette and lemon, parmesan crisp
Lemon posset, shortbread
Seasonal cheese, fruit, house chutney, water biscuits
£15 per person, including a 125ml glass of house wine. Booking essential - so do call or pop in to book and reserve your meal!
On Thursday 9th August we are lucky enough to be hosting an evening of Live Music from Waggon Wheel. They will be performing from 9pm.
Waggon Wheel are a six piece band, comprised of guitar, bass, ukele, mandolin, drums, harmonica and vocals - playing an eclectic mix of cross genre covers, along with a 'dash of witty banter'! We're really looking forward to what will no doubt be a brilliant set. Entrance is free.
We very much hope that pencils will be sharpened and competition fierce at our first Quiz Night, on Thursday 14th June, 7.30pm!
Teams of 2-6 people welcome. Tickets are £12 which includes a delicious curry supper and £2 quiz entry - winning team takes the entry pot!
Choose from Chicken Tikka Masala, Prawn Jalfrezi, or Jersey Royal, Spinach and Cauliflower Methi Gosh. All served with fragrant basmati & plain naan.
The annual Lodsworth Village Fete takes place on the Bank Holiday Monday 28th May, and is always a wonderful community event. We will be hosting the traditional Fete Supper at the Hollist Arms - also a wonderful community event! There will be cold buffet of Homebaked Ham on the bone, Coronation Chicken, Poached Salmon, Goats Cheese & Onion Tart, accompanied by new potatoes and a whole range of salads. Tickets are £10 for adults and £5 for children, and must be purchased in advance - available now from the Hollist Arms. Do come along to extend the Fete fun!
Our Lunch Club will take place on Wednesday 9th May.
This month the menu is:
Sussex beef meatballs, spaghetti, cheddar cheese
Warm new potato, smoked trout and watercress salad, yoghurt and dill dressing
Salted caramel chocolate pot, whipped cream
Seasonal cheese, fruit, house chutney, water biscuits
£15 per person, including a 125ml glass of house wine. Call in or telephone the Hollist to book.
Our very wonderful team of decorators, plumbers and electricians have been hard at work for a week now, and have made some wonderful progress. We're not quite dressed yet, but looking forward to cracking on for the rest of this week, ready to be up and running this Saturday evening ( 17th March). We very much hope that everyone will like our new look.
We'll be showing all of the matches in the RBS 6 Nations 2018 tournament here at the Hollist Arms (apart from the weekend of the 10th / 11th March when we will be closed for refurbishment). Since rugby support is hungry & thirsty work, we have a rugby special on offer for all matches: A Sausage & Onion or Bacon Baguette with Chips and a pint for £10.
This is advance notice that we're going to be closing on 5th March to refurbish our kitchen and to give the bar, restaurant and snug a lick of paint. We re-open weekend of the 17th March. We apologise in advance for the inconvenience, but look forward to being refreshed and ready for the summer!
Our lunch club in February may be a romantic affair - it takes place on Wednesday 14th February. This month there is a choice of Bell's sausages with creamy mash, winter greens and gravy or Smoked haddock and bacon risotto, rocket and parmesan. For dessert Rhubarb food with stem ginger biscuits or a selection of seasonal cheese. Two courses for £15 with a small glass of house wine.
We are very much looking forward to hosting a New Year's Eve party at the Hollist this year. There will be a free range Hog Roast, served with chipotle sauce, apple & sage jelly, salads and baguette. There will also be a Disco, so that you can dance your way into 2018! Tickets are £20 to include Hog Roast & Disco. 7.30pm - 12.30am.
Pop in or call for tickets.
Our December Bridge night will take place on Thursday 14th December. The menu for the evening will be:
Beetroot, potato and horseradish rosti, wilted spinach, poached free range egg
Free range chicken, gammon and leek pie, colcannon mash, winter greens, gravy
£12 per person (Including a 125ml glass of house wine)
Booking is essential - maximum 20 places. Drop in our call the Hollist to book and choose your meal. No doubt there will be some fierce competition, despite the festive season!
Art at the Hollist showcases the work of wonderful local artists, all in support of the The Sussex Snowdrop Trust. Come along and see the work of our talented community.
Opens Saturday 3rd November and showing until Sunday 12th November, 11.30am - 7.30pm.
Every second Wednesday in the month we host a lunch club at the Hollist Arms. This is a chance for locals to meet for a light lunch and small glass of wine. It is also when the village hall lottery is drawn!
The menu for is usually announced 2-3 weeks before the date. It is displayed on our noticeboard and also usually appears on our Facebook page. Booking is essential, by either calling or dropping in.
Our next Lunch Clubs take place on Weds 6th December. We hope to see you there.