Our Timeline starts here!

Our Timeline starts here!
2013
September 21

BeerHeadZ born

BeerHeadZ in the East Midlands
The idea of BeerHeadZ is conceived over a pint or three by drinking buddies Phil Ayling and Dave Moore. Ideas are transformed to reality and the two go in search of suitable venues for the first BeerHeadZ pub.
2014
October 23

BeerHeadZ Retford opens

beerheadz-pub
After months of planning, our first pub opens to coincide with the Retford beer festival, which is conveniently situated opposite our front doors!
2015
March 6

First award

First award
BeerHeadZ wins its first award, with Retford becoming North Notts CAMRA’s ‘Pub of the Season’ for Winter.
July 20

BeerHeadZ logo copyrighted

BeerHeadZ Registered Trade Mark
The distinctive BeerHeadZ logo is successfully registered as a trademark and is now protected by law.
September 10

First Good Beer Guide entry

First Good Beer Guide entry
BeerHeadZ gets its first entry with the Retford pub appearing in the 2016 edition of CAMRA Good Beer Guide.
October 1

Second award for Retford

Second award for Retford
Retford receives its second accolade in six months, becoming North Notts CAMRA’s Pub of the Season for Summer.
October 22

First beer festival

First beer festival
BeerHeadZ holds its first ‘Next Stop – Hop City’ beer festival at Retford.
2016
January 21

BeerHeadZ goes Limited

BeerHeadZ goes Limited
BeerHeadZ registers as a Limited Company.
March 22

Retford wins POTY

Retford wins POTY
Retford follows up its two Seasonal awards with the big one, North Notts CAMRA Pub of the Year!
March 24

BeerHeadZ Grantham opens

BeerHeadZ Grantham opens
BeerHeadZ opens its second pub, located in Grantham, Lincs.
August 15

Retford wins Notts POTY

Retford wins Notts POTY
BeerHeadZ Retford progresses to the next round of the National competition and wins the accolade of ‘Nottinghamshire Pub of the Year’.
December 1

Online shop opens

BeerHeadZ Gear shop
Our online shop, ‘BeerHeadZ Gear’, opens for business selling all kinds of BHZ merch, from Tees and sweats, to bags and bottles! See www.beerheadz.biz/shop
2017
January 4

Retford wins again

Retford wins again
Retford picks up its fifth award, in the form of North Notts Pub of the Season for Winter.
April 29

Grantham wins its first!

Grantham BeerHeadZ CAMRA Town Pub of the Year
Grantham CAMRA vote BeerHeadZ as their ‘Town Pub of the Year’.
December 1

BeerHeadZ Nottingham opens

BeerHeadZ Nottingham opens
After many months hassle and a Licensing Committee hearing, BeerHeadZ eventually opens its third venue at the delightful Grade II listed ‘Cabman’s Shelter’ on Nottingham Station.
2018
March 30

BeerHeadZ Lincoln opens

BeerHeadZ Lincoln opens
After months of opposition, meetings and a court appearance, Lincoln eventually opens in the historic ‘Bail’ area of uphill Lincoln, becoming BeerHeadZ’ fourth venue.
April 7

Grantham wins second

Grantham wins second
BeerHeadZ Grantham wins Grantham CAMRA’s ‘Town Pub of the Year’ award for the second consecutive year. Hilariously, the certificate is made out to ‘BearHeadz’.
April 11

Nottingham top for cider

Nottingham top for cider
Ironically BeerHeadZ becomes top spot for cider lovers in Nottingham by becoming Nottingham CAMRA’s ‘Cider Pub of the Year’.
July 6

First tap takeover

First tap takeover
Lincoln becomes the first BeerHeadZ pub to run a ‘tap takeover’, hosting the excellent Italian craft brewers, ORA.