St Leonards man creates pub in his back garden to beat the lockdown blues

The pubs may be closed at the moment due to lockdown but a St Leonards man has solved the problem by building a boozer in his back garden.

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Lockdown Inn SUS-200605-130242001

The amazing creation - called The Lockdown Inn - has a fully stocked bar, ambient lighting and even has a proper inn sign hanging up outside. A dartboard adds to the pub feel.

It was built by Nick Kokkinos, who said: “The whole family is out there every night till closing time. The build took roughly five weeks to finish, although there are some finishing touches needed, but has kept us all busy as a family every evening.

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“We always entertain with family and friends so the idea was to build this bar, not only to keep ourselves in good spirits in these awful times but to enjoy our parties more under the stars. What could be better?

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Nick added: “We will be celebrating VE Day on Friday with seven or more neighbouring households in the front gardens with picnics, music and banners.”