Mountain of snow: British pub goers trapped in bar with Oasis cover band amid blizzard

British fans of an Oasis tribute band spent the weekend constricted to a faraway Yorkshire pub with the group when a mountain of snow confined them all in the bar.

Fans of Noasis had assembled at the Tan Hill Inn Friday night to hear presentations of their favorite rock songs after which piles of snow up to three feet high blocked the pub’s way out, as stated by The New York Times.

Local authorities said it was not safe to travel, so 61 trapped pub-goers and employees crouch down low and spent the night, the paper said.

The situation did not ameliorate, therefore the shut-ins as well slept in the pub on Saturday and were getting ready to sleep over again on Sunday in the middle of extreme winds and swirling snow, as stated by the report.

Off-roaders and a mountain saving group were able to transport a number of people out of the bar to attend to medical and family situations, still nearly all patrons didn’t look back in anger and made the best of the situation with cold beer, a warm fire and a lot of


singalongs, the article said.

Those who had not booked rooms at the inn slept on couches and the floor but did not get “loud and drunk,” for the reason that they want to be

“respectful of each other,”

general manager Nicola Townsend told the paper.

The Tan Hill Inn was completely snowed in after Winter Storm Arwen hit northern England.

The cover band, which pub-goers as reported dubbed “Snowasis” told their Facebook fans that they had to cancel their Saturday night gig because of the urgent situation, as the Tan Hill Inn took to the platform to post recurring updates of the state of affairs, in a humorous calling the stuck patrons “inmates.”

“Let’s be honest. … being stuck anywhere is a trial, a challenge to the mental health of some people, and yes, some are at breaking point after 3 days of being


the tavern playfully captioned a picture of a man enjoying a hearty meal Sunday.

“We will ALWAYS remember this group of amazing people who came together, and hopefully, in challenging circumstances, enjoyed what we all think was a life-changing experience,”

another post read.

Townsend said the strangers-turned-friends were having so much enjoyment playing games, eating roasts and drinking pints that had so far commenced organizing getting together for a reunion next year.

As the situation appeared cheery in the pub, the United Kingdom was struggling with thousands of power outages from Storm Arwen, that was primary cause for at least three deaths, as stated by the report.

A mountain rescue group was able to evacuate some patrons from the pub.



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