The Hogs Back Tap is the place to be this December with so much live entertainment for you to enjoy. Bring along your friends and family or book in your staff Christmas outing - you’re bound to have a great night out with plenty of Brewery Fresh beer and our new home cooked menu to enjoy too!
At a glance:
- Free live music at the Tap every Saturday night in the run up to Christmas, with selected Thursdays & Fridays too
- Family friendly events including a Christmas Carol Concert with the Friary Brass Band and a Charity Quiz night
- Reserve your place with just a £5 deposit, and you’ll get £5 off your food and drink order when you arrive.
Here’s all the events you can enjoy in December:
Thursday 2nd December – The Congakeyz & Tongham TEA Club Christmas event – Event starts from 5pm, Music starts at 7.30pm
The Congakeyz will open the Hogs Back Tap’s Christmas season with a fabulous festive unplugged set playing a repertoire of classic hit cover tracks from rock, soul, pop and funk with music for everyone.
Our exclusive members group, the Tongham TEA Club will be invited to the night too where we will be opening the first casks of the Christmas brew, Advent Ale and celebrating with a few mince pies! If you are interested in joining the club ahead of our most popular club tasting night of the year, please click here and you will get an invite as soon as you join. Don’t worry members, booking details coming soon!
Saturday 4th December – Open (MINDS) Music Presents: Juggernaut of Rock – Event starts from 5pm
Ahead of jetting off to the slopes to star at all the top apres-ski parties, we’re delighted to host The Juggernaut of Rock who will headline a great night of live rock music and DJ sets in aid of the YoungMind charity. They will play classic rock hits from AC/DC / Queen / Nirvana / FOOFIGHTERS with support from The Bob Cat Band and DJ Charlie Bob playing good time winter grooves. All proceeds from tickets will go to the charity.
Sunday 5th December – Christmas Carols with the Friary Brass Band – Opens from 12pm. Performance from 3pm - 4.15pm
Get in the Christmas spirit with an afternoon of Carols and beer! Our friends Friary Brass Band will be here with plenty of sing-along carols (don’t worry, we’ll provide printed word sheets) plus some other traditional Christmas tunes, so something for everyone!
Friday 10th December – The TR5s – Event starts from 5pm, Music starts at 7pm
Who fancies a rock’n’roll Christmas swing? Hogs Back Tap favourites, the TR5s return with some classic rocking tunes and a few festive classics. You may have seen them perform at the Hop Harvest Festival or previously at the Tap but we can’t wait to have them back for a festive Friday night!
Saturday 11th December – The MxX – Event starts from 5pm, Music starts at 7pm
The MxX is an amazing band specialising in a wide mix of music catering for all tastes and ages, from pop, rock, jazz, funk etc; from the 1960s to the present day.
Thursday 16th December – Green Shield Tramps – Event starts from 5pm, Music starts at 7pm
Green Shield Tramps promises lots of Rock, Indie, Pop, Pop Punk, 80’s and a touch of cheese on the side! Plenty to sing along and dance along to.
Friday 17th December – Jump 66 – Event starts from 5pm, Music starts at 7pm
Enjoy a celebration of the best mix of Rhythm & Blues and Ska & Swing. Jump 66 put on a seriously good show and aren’t afraid to come out into the crowd to make sure you’re having a good time!
Saturday 18th December – Don’t Look Now – Event starts from 5pm, Music starts at 7pm
The go-to party band, perfect for the Christmas season. With music ranging from Rock & Roll of the mid-50’s, to Rhythm & Blues of the 60's, to Classic Rock of the 70’s, to New Wave of the 80’s, to Indie Rock & Britpop of the 90's & 00's they are a veritable jukebox to liven up the party!
Thursday 23rd December – Christmas Charity Family quiz – Event starts from 5pm, Quiz starts at 7pm
Kick off the Christmas holidays with a special festive family-friendly quiz in aid of charity. Time to swot up on all the Christmas trivia and get ready for those tricky picture and music rounds!
December events at the Tap
|Thursday 2nd||Music at the Tap: The Congakeyz|
|Saturday 4th||Open (MINDS) Music Presents: Juggernaut of Rock|
|Sunday 5th||Carol Concert with the Friary Brass Band|
|Friday 10th||Music at the Tap: The TR5s|
|Saturday 11th||Music at the Tap: The MxX|
|Thursday 16th||Music at the Tap: Stuart Jackson|
|Friday 17th||Music at the Tap: Jump66|
|Saturday 18th||Music at the Tap: Don't Look Now|
|Thursday 23rd||Festive Family Quiz|