Don Bar

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Don Bar
Established2011; 12 years ago (2011)
LocationCranworth St, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees TS17, United Kingdom

Don Bar (also known as 'The Don Bar', 'The Don War Memorial Museum', 'The Don War Memorial Museum & Veterans Hub' or 'The Don War Memorial bar'), is a war memorial bar on Cranworth St, Thornaby-on-Tees, County Durham. The bar was first established between 2011 and 2012 on Calvert's Ln Stockton-on-Tees, but had to close and relocate to Thornaby due to 'unaffordable rent and rates'.[1]The pub is most known for honouring servicemen and women for their service in the army, notably by sticking 70,000 Poppies throughout their building.[2]

Notable Visitors

Name Date Notes Ref
Aljaz Skorjanec July 2019 Alijaz Korjanec visited the Don Bar while after performing at Billingham Forum, while there he donated £1000 and then another £100 to help with the move to the current location in Thornaby [3]


Year Award Result Ref
2019 Great British Pub Awards finalist [4]


  1. "Stockton pub that honours veterans to close - but new premises could be on the cards". Teeside Live. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  2. "Gallery: Don Bar in Stockton, which has transformed the bar into a war memorial with 70,000 poppies". Teeside Live. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  3. "Strictly star pops into Stockton bar and amazes punters with his generosity". Teeside Live. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  4. "Great British Pub Awards". Great British Pub Awards. Retrieved 28 July 2020.

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