New Years Eve 2016

  • Posted on: 2 January 2017
  • By: jim c

I hope you all enjoyed yourselves as much as me - what a great way to celebrate the year in which we re-opened the Cross Inn as a Community Pub. Thanks to our DJ Scott, Linda Pinhey for the amazing buffet, Tom and Carly our brilliant volunteer bar staff and everyone who welcomed in 2017 with us.  We also had out Save The Bromley Cross 2016 Awards, a very light hearted attempt to thank everyone who has helped save our pub, by naming just a few of you.

Cross Inn Christmas 2016

  • Posted on: 28 December 2016
  • By: jim c

Thanks to everyone who helped make our first Christmas as a community pub so wonderful.

Our Christmas  Charity Prize Draw on Friday 23rd December raised £280 for the Great Bromley Friendship Club.  That's down to the generosity of everyone who donated the amazing prizes below and everyone who bought tickets.  Thank you.

Christmas Carols on Youtube

  • Posted on: 20 December 2016
  • By: jim c

Many, many thanks to Vanda Roberts and the Southend Festival Chorus for leading us in some beautiful carol singing on Thursday night.  And thanks to Anthony Roberts, Director of Colchester Arts Centre for the great reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" (fortunately he didn't sing).  If you weren't at the Cross, and you missed us live on Facebook, then you can hear how great they sounded on our You Tube channel.

WE'VE DONE IT!

  • Posted on: 20 November 2016
  • By: jim c

Over 140 people have invested £210,000 which has saved the Cross Inn, Great Bromley, from being lost as our village pub and will allow us to restore it as the heart of the community.

Thanks to all of you who have helped in so many ways.

The Last Weekend?

  • Posted on: 15 November 2016
  • By: jim c

Onwards and Upwards.  I think it's 115 shareholders and £154,000 invested - and I say think because we keep getting more and more shareholders.  Thank you all, you wonderful people.   Our last pop up pub at the Cross Inn is this weekend, 18th - 20th November and, to meet the terms of our share prospectus, we need to raise £210,000 so we can complete the purchase and re-open the Cross Inn, Great Bromley as a community-owned and community-run pub.

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