Get Around England’s Barmy Army this Week!

England’s Barmy Army have started to arrive in Brisbane and we can feel the anticipation rapidly building! Whether you’re an avid cricket fan or can’t tell the difference between the Ashes and the Big Bashes, there is plenty happening this week for everyone to get involved in.

Attend the Pre-Ashes Party at England’s Barmy Army HQ

Join Pig ‘N’ Whistle and England’s Barmy Army for a night of live music, friendly banter and plenty of antics before the Ashes kicks off in Brisbane. Order dinner from our selection of British pub classics and team it with a pint or three of Greene King IPA. Listen to England’s Barmy Army reveal the official anthem for the 2017/18 series, check out Billy the Trumpet and then hit the dancefloor until 3am!

Wednesday 22 November, from 5:30pm
Join the Facebook event

Watch the first Test Match

The first Test Match commences on Thursday and runs through until Monday 27 November. Look for the shuttle buses with England’s Barmy Army and Pig ‘N’ Whistle signage!

Buses will depart everyday from Pig ‘N’ Whistle Riverside from 9am (8:45am on Thursday)

Take Advantage of Extended Opening Hours

The application for extended opening hours has been approved! Let’s party.

Friday 24 November: Riverside, Queen Street Mall and King George Square Pig ‘N’ Whistle venues will trade until 5am Saturday morning
Saturday 25 November: Riverside will trade until 5am Sunday morning

Enjoy a pint of Greene King IPA

In honour of the Ashes and the arrival of England’s Barmy Army, Greene King IPA has been put on tap! This award-winning beer’s hoppy taste and aroma comes from two varieties of English hops, which are combined with pale and crystal malts. The perfect taste of home!

Available at Riverside, Queen Street Mall, King George Square and West End until stocks last

Get Social

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube… The list goes on. It’s now even easier to share all the action with your loved ones back home thanks to social media!

We’ve created a dedicated Snapchat filter at England’s Barmy Army HQ meaning you can share videos and photos with anyone who may care enough to watch you shout Barmy Army anthems and chants. If you’re using Instagram or Twitter, make sure to include the hashtag #pignwhistle!

The filter will be live from 3pm Wednesday 22 November and run until Monday 27 November. Just swipe left until you find the filter that looks like this! Only at Pig ‘N’ Whistle Riverside. 

For a full guide of what else to do in Brisbane this week, download our England’s Barmy Army Guide to Brisbane.