Off up to town with
Got to the Tate at 3pm, only to find that they were selling tickets for entrance at 5pm by that point, so decided to book online and come back on Sunday. Saw some other bits of the permanent exhibition, including Too Much Turner in the Clore. Introduced the
And now the not-so-great bit. Went to the Melton Mowbray for the London Circle, to see the Usual Suspects and also to point at London fandom and tell the
…and we got thrown out because their license doesn’t allow children in the pub. I didn’t see a sign on the outside of the pub prohibiting under-18s, and the 2003 Licensing Act makes no provision for barring children from pubs. It does have a number of other sensible provisions concerning children and alcohol, none of which apply to the
Therefore, I shall this morning be phoning Trading Standards at the City of London and asking them if the premises license for the Melton Mowbray stipulates no children. If it doesn’t, I’ll be formally lodging a complaint with Fuller’s, and if it does, I’ll be complaining to Trading Standards because the Melton Mowbray weren’t able to show me the license copy or summary that they should have had on prominent display.