Need to gauge the level of interest for the 3 game NFL extravaganza on Thanksgiving Day 24th November.
I will try to book a pub and big screen for the entire event, but it’ll only be viable if we get sufficient numbers, as it’s unlikely that we’ll be accomodated all night if there’s only a handful of attendees.
Game 1 - Vikings @Lions - Warm up game between two feeble also-rans from the NFC North.
Game 2 - Redskins @Cowboys - A huge game in the heads of Redskins & Cowboys fans, nobody else.
Game 3 - Steelers @Colts - The main event and well worth staying up for.
Plenty of cheap accomodation nearby. (Travelodge - if you like sleeping with a puppet, & Premier Inn - if you don’t mind running the risk of bumping into Lenny Henry, plus a few others if you’re more discernible, or have cash to burn).
Thanksgiving Day can be traced back to the 1621 celebration at the
Plymouth Plantation, where the religious refugees from England known
popularly as the Pilgrims invited the local Native Americans to a
harvest feast after a particularly successful growing season before
brutally hacking them to death in a fit of pique after their New England Patriots lost
to the Detroit Lions, coincidentaly the last time the Lions won a game on