Dog Walking Morning - 10am Sunday 23rd September   Our dog walking morning is back, we will start with a brew at The Golden Ball then go on an easy 5 mile circular walk around Longton and back to the pub. All welcome.

Dog Walking Morning - 10am Sunday 23rd September

Our dog walking morning is back, we will start with a brew at The Golden Ball then go on an easy 5 mile circular walk around Longton and back to the pub. All welcome.

 VEGAN NIGHT: A CELEBRATION OF MUSHROOMS - THURSDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2018  In association with  Smithy Mushrooms  and  Oliver Kay Produce  5 course vegan menu £20 per person  FIVE courses for just £20 and you can bring your own vegan wine... Even if you are not vegan this is a beautiful menu filled with local produce and it is great for healthy eating too. Event in association with Smithy Mushrooms and Oliver Kay Produce. Pre book your table online, email us info@golden-ball.co.uk or call 01772 613527  MENU Course 1: King oyster mushroom scallops with asparagus Course 2: A trio of toast with Grilled sweet potato & kale on toast and Avocado & radish with lemon on toast and shiitake mushrooms, jalapenos & red onion on toast Course 3: Carrots - Puree, roasted, crisp, heritage carrots Course 4: King oyster mushroom satay Course 5: Sorbet, fruits

VEGAN NIGHT: A CELEBRATION OF MUSHROOMS - THURSDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2018

In association with Smithy Mushrooms and Oliver Kay Produce
5 course vegan menu
£20 per person

FIVE courses for just £20 and you can bring your own vegan wine... Even if you are not vegan this is a beautiful menu filled with local produce and it is great for healthy eating too. Event in association with Smithy Mushrooms and Oliver Kay Produce. Pre book your table online, email us info@golden-ball.co.uk or call 01772 613527

MENU
Course 1: King oyster mushroom scallops with asparagus
Course 2: A trio of toast with Grilled sweet potato & kale on toast and Avocado & radish with lemon on toast and shiitake mushrooms, jalapenos & red onion on toast
Course 3: Carrots - Puree, roasted, crisp, heritage carrots
Course 4: King oyster mushroom satay
Course 5: Sorbet, fruits

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THE GOLDEN BALL'S 1ST BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS
3-9th September 2018 - 50% off food* All you need to do is pre book your table.

Then it is party time on Friday 7th September - Join us from 7pm for a FREE hog roast and live music and a real celebration. 

*Terms: 50% off main menu food only, not in conjunction with any other offer, must pre book online of over the phone, tables up to 6 people.

 DOG WALKING MORNING - SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST 2018  Our dog walking morning was open to anyone who wanted to bring along their pooch and even to people that might not have dogs but just love being around them! We started at 10am meeting at The Golden Ball and then off we went on an easy circular walk back to the pub we were joined by a wonderful group of people and pooches and can't wait for the next one.

DOG WALKING MORNING - SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST 2018

Our dog walking morning was open to anyone who wanted to bring along their pooch and even to people that might not have dogs but just love being around them! We started at 10am meeting at The Golden Ball and then off we went on an easy circular walk back to the pub we were joined by a wonderful group of people and pooches and can't wait for the next one.

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LONGTON LIVE 13 - 14th July 2018
To find out more about the full event check out the Longton Live facebook page.
With live music over 2 nights we had a great time, here is a video of our highlights.

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A day at the pub for dad.....
Reasons to celebrate Fathers day at The Golden Ball
1. Free pint for dad*
2. Steak Specials from £12.50
3. Three World Cup matches on the big screen
4. Beer Garden
*Must prebook for free pint - To book your table book online here or call 01772 613 527

  PREMIUM GIN TASTING - FRIDAY 8TH JUNE 2018

PREMIUM GIN TASTING - FRIDAY 8TH JUNE 2018

Enjoy a night of premium gin... this will include 5 of our premium gins, 4 with tonics and ending with a gin cocktail... this will be an interactive night and you will be able to help make your own drinks. Not only this, the night includes an antipasto board per person too. All for just £30 per person. 
There are 2 sittings to choose from 6pm and 7pm. The first sitting will enjoy the gin tasting then antipasto board, the second siting will enjoy the antipasto board followed by the gin tasting. This event is prebook only, so to book your spot please speak to a member of the team at the bar or call 01772 613527

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Join us for our Bank Holiday weekend celebrations, on the Sunday we are going all out with a BBQ (outside if the sun comes to join us) plus live acoustic music from Mark Coyle 4-7pm and Tony Hassell from 8.30pm until late.

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Celebrating the marriage of Harry & Meghan the best way we know how - with a party for the whole village. 
Watch the Royal wedding on our big screen then enjoy: BBQ, gin & prosecco bars, live music, 1940s DJ & dancing, kids bouncy castle & face painting, ice cream van and much more.
We will also be screening the FA cup final too. 
Come along from 11.30am and join in the fun. Everyone welcome.

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Join us for our Bank Holiday weekend celebrations, on the Sunday we are going all out with a BBQ (outside if the sun comes to join us) plus live acoustic music from Ian Bailey 4-7pm and Andi Bennett from 8.30pm until late. 
See the photos here.

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We are not celebrating Saint George's day for 1 day... we are celebrating for 3!
Saturday 21st April will include English inspired specials on the menu.
Sunday 22nd April we will have our usual Sunday menu and live acoustic from the wonderful Jonny Oates
Monday 23rd April There will be a quiz hosted by Kevin Linden plus the nations favourite curry - chicken tikka masala. Tickets are £10 this includes the curry & the quiz. Curry will be served at 7.30pm and quiz starts at 8.30pm

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easter

Easter is a big celebration here at The Golden Ball. Here is everything we have going on....
Kids eat free Tuesday 27th March - Friday 6th April (excluding Saturday & Sunday, 1 child eats free from the childrens menu for each paying adult)
Good Friday - Fish specials
Easter Sunday - Roast lamb, live acoustic from Jonny Oates 4-7pm
Easter Monday - Food served from 12 noon

If you would like a private area for a large party on Easter Sunday please call us on 01772 613 627

 Join us for Live music from Andi Bennett and Irish specials from 5pm.

Join us for Live music from Andi Bennett and Irish specials from 5pm.

 Treat mum to an extra special sunday

Treat mum to an extra special sunday

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The Supper Club will be our recreation of a historic event here at The Golden Ball. 
Excerpt from The Preston Guardian, Saturday February 24, 1849
"SUPPER – On Monday evening last, a supper was given to a large party of friends and neighbours by Mr John Wilkins, of The Golden Ball, Longton. The Longton band attended, and, with untiring zeal, kept up a flow of good humour and pleasing enjoyment, by their lively strains during the whole evening. The same liberality was displayed by Mr Taylor, of the Bull Inn, on the same evening."
ORDER OF THE NIGHT...
7pm Arrival
7.30pm Hot Pot (£5 per person)
8pm Live music from Connor Banks
Plus Charity Auction in aid of Derian House Childrens Hospice. 
Booking is essential. Please call 01772 613 527 or email info@golden-ball.co.uk

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We have a real treat lined up for Gin lovers. Jon Hopkins (National Sales Director) of Warner Edwards will be giving a tutored tasting including how gin is made, the history of gin along with 6 different Warner Edwards gin and tonics try during the evening. Arrival from 7pm. £20 per person. Food is not included in the event but please feel free to book a table to dine before or after the tasting. 

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Celebrate with your loved one here at The Golden Ball, we are rustling up a very special set menu for you including a glass of fizz on arrival. All for just £30 per person. 

Booking is recommended for this event, either online here, call 01772 613 527 or email info@golden-ball.co.uk

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 Join us for a real foodie event and celebration. We have a special Scottish inspired set menu from 5pm for just £15 (a la carte also available) plus whiskey cocktails as well as a real life ceilidh! Kittyhawk Ceilidh band will play from 7.30pm and that is not all! There will also be dancing from 8.30pm. Booking is recommended for this event, either online  here , call 01772 613 527 or email info@golden-ball.co.uk

Join us for a real foodie event and celebration. We have a special Scottish inspired set menu from 5pm for just £15 (a la carte also available) plus whiskey cocktails as well as a real life ceilidh! Kittyhawk Ceilidh band will play from 7.30pm and that is not all! There will also be dancing from 8.30pm.
Booking is recommended for this event, either online here, call 01772 613 527 or email info@golden-ball.co.uk

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 A great night bringing in the New Year, thank you to everyone who came to enjoy the fun.  For the full photo gallery please  click here .

A great night bringing in the New Year, thank you to everyone who came to enjoy the fun.

For the full photo gallery please click here.