Blizzard traps 60 in Yorkshire pub with Oasis cover band

Asia's Tech News Daily

Blizzard traps 60 in Yorkshire pub with Oasis cover band

Sixty pub goers and an Oasis cover band were trapped by severe snows in Britain’s highest pub for three days.

On Friday, occupants of Tan Hill Inn were forced to sleep on the floor, after Storm Arwen closed roads across the Yorkshire Dales. Spirits remained high, considering the unplanned lock in.

At 528m above sea level, Tan Hill is a high point in the Pennine Way walk, the UK’s most popular long distance trail. The pub on the border between Cumbria and County Durham is well known among hikers and bikers on both sides of the hills.

However storm disruption and power cuts saw the A66 closed, trapping pub goers on the moors.

Staff reported that almost a meter of snow fell overnight on, blocking visitors in.

Blizzard traps 60 in Yorkshire pub with Oasis cover band

20 guests were forced to sleep on the pub floor in the snowbound lock in. Photo / Tan Hill Inn, Facebook

Pub worker Anya Harnett said that they had to find space for 20 people to sleep on top of 40 guests, who were booked to stay the night.

“We’re all making the best of the situation,” she told the BBC. “Everyone is welcome to stay as long as needed, we’ve got enough supplies to keep people warm and fed.”

When guests tried to leave on Saturday morning, they discovered they were snowed in.

“There was no way of getting out,” she said.

Those trapped in the pub were treated to an extended set by trapped tribute band Noasis and an impromptu pub quiz. However, as the second night drew in the visitors were wondering when the lock in would end.

Blizzard traps 60 in Yorkshire pub with Oasis cover band

Wonderous wall of snow: Pub goers were trapped for three days by storm Arwen. Photo / Tan Hill Inn, Facebook

There was no break from the wondrous wall of snow. The world was gripped by what appeared to be a low-budget British comedy, unfolding in real time.

Patrons were treated to Karaoke, films and plenty of pub food. Fortunately the pub stocks up for the winter. Snowbound lock ins are not unheard of, with a group being

However the musicians were a great help at keeping cabin fever at bay with 90s soft pop music.

“They are tremendous people and are mucking in like everyone else,” pub-owner Mike Kenny told the Yorkshire Post.

Thankfully on Monday evening the cover band reported that they were alive, well after rescue from the Kendal Mountain rescue. “Noasis has left the building”

#noasis have left the building! Thanks to everyone for your messages of support, thanks to Mike, Nicola and all of the staff, Kendal Mountain Rescue and thanks to everyone for the camaraderie within the venue – it's been emotional! #Snowasis https://t.co/V5gsfOEHL0

— Noasis Oasis-Tribute (@NoasisOfficial) November 29, 2021

Noasis told Rolling Stone Magazine they are considering the name change to Snowasis.

“We’ve had such a good time meeting new friends, getting to know new people,”
publican Nicola Townsend told the New York Times.

“We can’t wait for the movie adaptation,” they said.

Internet Explorer Channel Network
Asia's Tech News Daily
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Woman refuses mask on flight to London. So, the pilot took her back to Florida

An American Airlines flight from Miami to London this week turned around and headed back to the U.S. after a passenger refused to wear a face mask. The flight took ... Read more »

International flight turns around after passenger refuses to wear mask

Flight attendants speak on increase in assaults on planes See more videos What to watch next UP NEXT A passenger who allegedly refused to wear a mask disrupted a London-bound ... Read more »

Westgate Resorts Orlando: Budget Hotels Near Disney World with Kitchens and Water Park

© Provided by Mommy Poppins When planning a trip to Orlando theme parks, staying at one of the off-site hotels near Disney World or Universal can be a big money ... Read more »

Union Pacific (UNP) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Beat, Rise Y/Y

Union Pacific Corporation UNP reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter 2021 results. Earnings of $2.66 per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $2.60. Moreover, the bottom line increased 12.7% on a year-over-year ... Read more »

The world bought more champagne than ever last year

© Luis Alvarez/Digital Vision/Getty Images Close-up of hands toasting champagne flutes during dinner party at home Champagne houses are celebrating after sales and exports set new records last year even ... Read more »

A £35,000-a-night riad and a coastal A-lister haven watched over by navy personnel: TV show goes behind the scenes of ultra-luxury hotels in Italy, Mexico and Morocco

Episode two of The World’s Most Luxurious Holidays on More4 sheds light on three exclusive hotels It visits Palazzo Fiuggi, a ‘luxurious medi-spa’, and the celebrity haunt Villa One at One & Only PalmillaA butler at Royal Mansour’s Grand Riad reveals that there are hidden underground passageways for the staff Read more »

Worth a shot! The Mexican train that offers unlimited tequila cocktails, tequila tastings with an expert and (of course) there's an excursion to the town of Tequila

The train is called the Jose Cuervo Express and it runs from and to the Mexican city of GuadalajaraPassengers can try tequila as well as unlimited cocktails made from Tradicional and Jose Cuervo EspecialThose paying for a top price ticket also get to sample a super-posh tequila served in a champagne flute glass Read more »

From insurance to masks, here's what we really think about travel now

Covid travel pandemic – Evgeny Vasenev/Cavan Images RF I often hear from individuals with specific problems, but it’s rare to get a feeling of what readers are thinking about travel ... Read more »

United Airlines (UAL) Falls Despite Q4 Earnings & Revenues Beat

United Airlines UAL incurred a loss (excluding 39 cents from non-recurring items) of $1.60 per share in the fourth quarter of 2021, narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a ... Read more »

Arizona men’s basketball vs. Stanford: Game time, TV channel, radio, odds, how to watch online

© Photo by Christopher Hook/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It’s game day! No. 3 Arizona (14-1, 4-0 Pac-12) starts a 3-game road trip to California with a visit to Stanford ... Read more »

On the fast track to Europe's hotspots: A guide to the best independent train trips to the most colourful corners of the continent

Amsterdam is on the itinerary of a fully-escorted, flight-free trip to the Netherlands in April with RailtrailTailor Made Rail can build train tours to cities from Scandinavia to Greece with First Class upgradesBarcelona, Seville and Madrid are in reach on a fully independent train trip organised by Great Rail Journeys   Read more »

Travel Deals to Book Now: Wave Season Cruise Discounts and NYC's Inaugural Hotel Week

The new year is here—which means 12 new months to plan for. Not sure where to start? Follow the deals on hotels, airlines, and cruise lines, which provide plenty of ... Read more »

Ancient Trans Bhutan Trail set to become the world's next greatest trek

An ancient trail in Bhutan is set to reopen to visitors this March for the first time in 60 years. The Trans Bhutan Trail will connect hikers, bikers and pilgrims ... Read more »

International airlines restore flights to US after 5G confusion

© Boris Roessler/Picture Alliance/Getty Images A Lufthansa passenger plane lands in dense fog at Frankfurt Airport. Major international airlines have resumed normal service after a slew of cancellations on Wednesday ... Read more »

World's first 'winery airline' to launch in New Zealand

© Invivo There’s been much debate about alcohol and flying in the past few years, with some airlines banning booze onboard flights altogether. However, a New Zealand wine company is ... Read more »

19-year-old to break record of youngest woman to fly solo around the world

On Location: January 19, 2022 See more videos What to watch next High-stakes showdown between airlines and cellphone provider giants High-stakes showdown between airlines and cellphone provider giants By the ... Read more »

CBSO/Yamada review – chief conductor-in-waiting brings spirit but not subtlety

Symphony Hall, BirminghamThe Japanese conductor who takes over in Birmingham next year already has a strong connection with the players; while soprano Fatma Said impressed in Mozart arias The City ... Read more »

Airline rewards plans that give you the most bang for your buck

© Getty Images NERDWALLET This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.  Airline rewards programs are complicated. It might seem like you need a Ph.D. in complex systems (or at ... Read more »

Flying with a dog for the first time? We asked a vet for advice.

A couple of months ago, I flew for the first time with a dog. My partner and I were bringing our foster dog, Bono, from New York to his forever ... Read more »

Make your 2022 holiday a gastronomical adventure with our pick of the ultimate destinations for world-class cuisine!

Travel with an appetite to these foodie destinations hand-picked by us Read more »

Robbie Williams expected to make millions selling a trio of Banksy works at auction

Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field (Dave Benett/Getty Images) It will be a case of Sing when you’re Bidding at Sotheby’s as the auction house prepares to sell a ... Read more »

Fresh powder: the best French ski resorts you’ve never heard of

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Hemis/Alamy The recent change in travel advice allowing UK citizens to travel to France again has put the country back on the agenda for ... Read more »

Road Trip Remedies: How to Soothe an Achy Body When Traveling

© Shutterstock/kenkistler 2022 is shaping up to be another year of The Great American Road Trip. And to that we say: bring it on. There’s so much of this vast, ... Read more »

5 Expert Tips for Driving in the Snow That Will Keep You Safe on Winter Road Trips

© Provided by Travel + Leisure Tom Penpark/Getty Images The classic road trip is having a vacation moment. In May 2021, AAA revealed that 34 million people took to the ... Read more »

The Airplanes That Will Define Air Travel in 2022 (and Beyond)

© Provided by AFAR Courtesy of Boom Imagine flying from San Francisco to Tokyo in six hours—that’s the promise of supersonic air travel. Remember the last time a new airplane ... Read more »

Get Paid to Stay At Marriott Bonvoy Hotels Around the World for a Year

© Provided by AFAR Courtesy Marriott International How about a stay at The Slaak Rotterdam, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel in the Netherlands? After the last two pandemic years we’ve all ... Read more »

Best Toiletry Bags for Travelers

© Provided by Florida Travel + Life toiletry bag Don’t leave home without a reliable toiletry bag. Pexels Ralph Waldo Emerson told us life is a journey, not a destination. ... Read more »

CDC Says to 'Avoid' 22 Destinations — Including Israel, Caribbean Islands, and Australia

© Provided by Travel + Leisure Muammar Awad/Getty Images Tourists visit the Old City of Jerusalem, as the city reopens to foreign tourists vaccinated against COVID-19, on Nov. 2, 2021. ... Read more »

These Mexico Destinations Will Require Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test to Enter Bars, Restaurants, and More

© Provided by Travel + Leisure Marica van der Meer/Arterra/Getty Images Several popular tourist destinations in Mexico have started requiring or recommending vaccines for indoor activities, including bars. Starting Friday, ... Read more »

Taking Off: New Travel Gear From Supergoop!, Ashya, Away, and Girlfriend Collective

Winter is here and that means a new batch of seasonal products and travel gear from our favorite brands. We’ve been keeping tabs on the best new collections coming out, ... Read more »

25 Life-changing Trips for Couples

© Provided by Travel + Leisure Jay Yuan/Getty Images One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best ... Read more »

Here’s why your whole family will love Atlantis

MSN has partnered with The Points Guy for our coverage of credit card products. MSN and The Points Guy may receive a commission from card issuers. Atlantis Resort on Paradise ... Read more »

On a Road Trip Through Israel, Finding Flavors at Their Source

I returned to Israel because I was hungry. I grew up in Ohio on a diet of Rice-A-Roni, Tropicana, and chicken nuggets, but some of my strongest memories of taste ... Read more »

White Castle cancels 'fine dining' on Valentine's Day

© Courtesy White Castle White Castle’s “Love Cube” meal box for Valentine’s Day, filled with cheese sliders, soft drinks and more. Love at White Castle just got canceled. Thanks, Omicron. ... Read more »

A Massive Asteroid Will Fly Past Earth Today — When and How to Watch

© Gian Masi/YouTube Amateur astronomers and space enthusiasts can watch it whiz by on the Virtual Telescope Project’s website starting at 3 p.m. EST when it’s at its peak brightness. ... Read more »

Venice to Start Charging Tourists to Enter the City

© Provided by AFAR Photo by Shutterstock An online payment and reservation system is in the works for Venice. It seems Venice is finally putting measures in place to curb ... Read more »

New Maldives resorts for 2022

© Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa Faarufushi It’s the definitive escape for celebrities, honeymooners and families, all intent on kicking back in a picture-perfect paradise. Sitting serenely in the warm ... Read more »

Unreal Deal: Stay in a Chalet Near Yosemite For $329

© Provided by Fodor’s Yosemite National Park is a wonder all year round. Established in 1890, California’s popular national park attracts more than 4 million visitors annually. It spreads across ... Read more »

Take a Private Jet to See Millions of Butterflies in the Mexican Wilderness This Winter

© Provided by Travel + Leisure Getty Images Montage Los Cabos is already a resort dedicated to helping its guests discover the best experiences, including can’t-miss dining and attractions in ... Read more »

Rare works by French master Monet could sell for $50 million in auction

© Sotheby’s Five of Claude Monet’s early paintings will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in March Several early works by one of the world’s most renowned Impressionist painters, Claude Monet, are ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic