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We're off to Wembley!

"We're the famous Norwich City and we're off to WEMBLEY... WEM-BER-LEYYYY!"

The Capital Canaries are getting the party started early... a day early that is, on Sunday 24th May. Whether you've got a ticket to the game or not, they'll be plenty of Norwich City fans around to keep you company - we've waited long enough for this, so why not celebrate with us!

Here's what's going on:


1.00pm: Monaco GP
3.00pm: Premiership Football. The Final day: we are expecting to show 2 games; Chelsea v Sunderland / Hull v Man United.
5.30pm: League 1 Play-off Final: Preston v Swindon.
6.00pm: Decorating the pub in the famous colours inside and out... all hands welcome!
7.30pm: The Exclusive launch of “CANARY GOLD” a Commemorative Ale brewed exclusively for Canary Fans at the ORL!!
8.00pm: A showing on the BIG SCREEN of the full 90 minutes of the 1985 Milk Cup Final between Norwich City and Sunderland.
10.00pm: DISCO!!! NORFOLK N GOOD DJ spinning a few chill out groves to get everyone in the right mood for Final Day !

(If there is a demand and time (!), I have a NCFC Football Quiz which I am happy to roll out at any juncture.)


Route 1:

10:00am: The official Capital Canaries pre-match meet up is at The Skeforde Arms in Farringdon, where you can enjoy an early morning beer to help wash down your breakfast. Also, collect your limited edition play-off final t-shirt which you can reserve via the online store now!

1:00pm - 1:30pm: Head off for Wembley!

6:00pm - Whether we're celebrating or commiserating, the after party will be at The Old Red Lion in Islington. 

Route 2:

10.00am: The OLD RED LION opens for “Bring Your Own” Breakfast (Angel Café next door recommended).

NOTE: the Pub is not licensed until noon, but I have a BARREL OF Wherry to give away so that should be different ! (kindly donated from the lovely people at Woodbastwick who appreciate you custom through the season!).

10.30am: Soccer Extra Bank Holiday Special.
12.30pm: NORWICH 101 GOALS.
2.00pm: SKY TV Coverage begins. ALL our TV’s are now HD and the BIG SCREEN has a NEW BULB (!!) and the picture is excellent.

NOTE: we also have a TV in the Garden for smokers, and sound in the Loo’s, so no one misses a thing !!)

3.00pm:  KO!! 


8.00pm: Complete re-run of the game (irrespective of the result)!
10.00pm: DISCO! (see Above)

Here's where it's at:

The Old Red Lion
418 Saint John Street, London EC1V 4NJ

Earlier Event: March 7
Southwark Brewing Co. Social
Later Event: July 16
Capital Canaries AGM