Racing to Success

What a great night on Saturday (27th Feb)!!! Congratulations to Victoria on arranging a cracking night of food, drink and a fantastic race night. Over 100 guests helped raise funds sponsoring races, buying horses, having a flutter over 8 races, stand up bingo and of course the raffle. Victoria will also be running the London […]

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‘Prix’ Race or Post Race Pie?!?

Another second Sunday of the month & another Local Producers Market at Towneley. All the regular stalls will be there…Cakes, Preserves, Cheeses, Cards….& PIES!! We’ve been busy in the kitchen today making a few more pies than we normally do. Firstly, the weather forecast is ok (for a change!) & secondly, there is a Burnley […]

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PENDLE WITCH Would You Choose??

Its market day again at Towneley Hall today! Why not brave the thick cloud & cooler temperatures & pay the Local Producers a visit. I am unleashing my new Steak & Ale recipe, using Moorhouses Pendle Witches Brew! Alongside that will be the regular favourites Lancashire Cheese & Onion, Chicken & Mushroom & Steak & […]

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Last friday, together with Moorhouses Brewery, The Ark hosted our first ever Pie & Mash night. The stylish bar at the Brewery had been turned into a ‘restaurant’ for the night, comfortably seating our guests for the evening. The night was all about quality pies, quality ales & to raise some money for Moorhouses chosen […]

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New for January 2015!!

Happy New Year from everyone at The Ark! Why not pop in & try the new addition to our sandwich menu? Thick slices of English Cured Ham, home cooked in Coca Cola, to give a subtle sweet flavour.Served on our fresh day baked bread, with real butter(!). Have it simply on its own, with salad, […]

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The Premier Lands in Town

Monday 18th August finally sees the start of the football season for real as The Premier finally arrives! We sourced our prime cuts of beef, locally, from Edwards Farm Butchers (shop on Padiham Road), then we asked Moorhouses Brewery if we could use their ‘Premier-Ship’ Ale. The meat has been slow cooked, until it melts […]

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