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Fellowship of the Lamb: how we’re saving Tolkien’s pub

How a group of regulars are saving Tolkien’s pub

8 October 2022

9:00 AM

8 October 2022

9:00 AM

I’ve just bought Tolkien’s pub in Oxford. Well, to be more precise, I and more than 300 fellow drinkers have bought the Lamb and Flag, the 400-year-old Oxford pub where the Inklings group of writers – including J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis – drank.

Like so many pubs across the country, the Lamb and Flag closed, in January last year, thanks to the pandemic trading slump.

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