Coach and Horses Stampede into London!

July 29, 2016 • News

Coach and Horses Pub

London is excited to announce the opening of the Coach and Horses Pub owned and managed by Dane Finnson (eltondane)!

This authentic English pub can be found proudly upholding a fine London tradition on Park Street on the London, Mayfair sim, The Pub will feature DJs and Live musical entertainment on the weekend; and to help break up the week, quiz and game night on Wednesday evenings from 10am-2pm SLT.

This new club promises to provide themed sets, contest, games, trivia, a bimonthly masquerade party and a comfortable place to just kick back and talk to your friends or make new ones!

The Coach and Horses has several aspects making it quite unique. The first floor provides intimate booths where you can enjoy live entertainment, or sit at the bar and chat with others. Just outside the back you will find a cozy gazebo in the beer garden, a great place to cuddle with your favorite guy or gal.  On the second floor sits a larger dance floor where the DJ’s will take requests for some of your favorite blues, rock, and country tunes. And Last but certainly not least, high up in the sky, adorned with white flowing curtains, lighted trees, and a dusting of rose petals, is the more formal venue that will feature the bimonthly (every other Sunday) masquerade party. Get out your gowns and tuxedos to enjoy a night of romance with your significant other!

The owner, Dane Finnson, previously manage the club “The Dish” and is quite the dish himself. Dane brings his two years of managing experience to the Mayfair sim, in the hopes of bringing back a Real Life London tradition of the Coach and Horses Pub.  Dane asks that anyone wishing to DJ or provide entertainment at the Coach and Horses, contact him inworld by sending an IM to eltondane.

The Coach and Horses is one of the best-known British pub names. In Real Life London alone there are still over fifty Coach and Horses pubs. In days gone by the innkeeper would advertise this with a sign depicting both a coach and a horse, indicating that not only did the place have everything the tiresome passengers could wish for, but even provided lodgings for the exhausted mounts, allowing them to be fed and watered ready for the long journey ahead. Not content with this rather prosaic explanation of the name, the landlords of Coach and Horses pubs across Britain have been known to regale their customers with a rather different story. The story goes that an eighteenth century coach pulled along by four horses was driven by a ghostly figure. Those who witnessed the ghoulish happenings describe that as the coach came closer, the driver was headless! If this did not whet the appetite of ghost story enthusiasts, it was also described that the passengers of this supernatural coach were staring through the windows with their skull like faces!

So put on your loafers or stiletto heels and visit the Coach and Horses Pub in Mayfair, but beware of the fabled headless driver!







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