Alan Esdaile… I think the first time I played it was at The Angel pub on the West Hill.
Judy Atkinson… I’ve got a board but no pennies or ha’pennies. Great pub game. My dad said they used to make the boards from the old wooden toilet seat covers
Reg Wood… We still play at home.
Kim Thompsett… Used to have shove and darts night at the Sussex. There was a league, it was serious stuff!
Carol Paffett… Still play
Jane Hartley… We had a board at home, still got the pennies somewhere. Played a lot in the Langham too.
Kathy Wood… We got our board out a few weeks ago, had forgotten about it for years
Nathan Honey… Loved playing this with grandad! Good memories
Leigh Wieland-Boys… My parents still have one!
Tony Bowles… Leigh, so do I but don’t have any pennies
Karen Sweatman… Still play this with in laws at Christmas
Mike Waghorne… 50 years ago !
Martin Stoggell… I’ve got one of them. But no one to play with.
Dawn Leaney… There is still a shovepenny league between pubs in Hastings that play on a thursday eve .. not so many teams as there used to be , unfortunately not many younger people are playing so few and few each year. Xx
Tony Court-holmes… used play it all the time all the pubs in the old town used to have a table. The Nelson was the best. Tony Shipley taught me how to play
Val Shoesmith… We have one.
Stephen Moran… I have very fond memories of playing shovepenny in the Nelson during the late seventies!
Pete Houghton… I used to play it when i used to go in my local pub
John Warner… had one in my pub!
Colin Bell… Used to play it with my dad at The Fountain St. Leonards, long before it was a music venue and still a traditional pub, good memories