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What the Millennials say about pubs

Drinks offers, atmosphere, ‘shareability’ and the entertainment available in pubs play a big part in where Millennials choose to spend time in the on-trade.

Social media: Millennials explain why they go to the pub

Pub joins 40 community cinemas in northern England

02-May-2017 - The Wrygrath Inn has joined the ranks of 40 community cinemas in the north of England, supported by Cine North, a subsidiary of the British Film Institute based at the...

Nine things you didn’t know about historic London pubs

21-Apr-2017 - London’s pubs have played a part in the love affairs of Charles II, been the base for the 'great train robbers' to hatch their plans and were even used to...

Reasons behind Manchester’s oldest pubs' names revealed in study

12-Apr-2017 - A study into the names and folk stories of Manchester’s oldest pubs, such as the Peveril Of The Peak, the Britons Protection and Lass O’Gowrie, has led to a University...

The Grand National: Legal advice on sweepstakes in pubs

07-Apr-2017 - As pubs prepare to welcome Grand National punters, on-trade legal specialists Poppleston Allen have listed everything you need to know about sweepstakes and gambling in a pub.

How pubgoers influence Sky Sports Premier League TV pundits

04-Apr-2017 - Sky Sports presenters have revealed their end of season Premier League predictions, unmissable matches, and why the pub is one of “the best” places to watch football.

MPs invited to join Community Pubs Month celebrations

03-Apr-2017 - All MPs have been invited to a community pub in north London as CAMRA’s Community Pubs Month kicks off.

‘Lickable’ menus, hippo petting zoos and job-stealing dogs: the best April Fools gags

03-Apr-2017 - From some questionable menu innovation by Flaming Grill to horseplay from Robinson’s Brewery, it’s clear the pub trade was feeling silly this weekend. Here’s our round up of the best...

BBPA and ALMR call on pubs to get involved in live music census

15-Mar-2017 - The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has urged pubs to get involved in a first-of-its-kind live-music census to measure its cultural and economic value.

Molson Coors launches ‘save the pub’ campaign

13-Mar-2017 - Drinks giant Molson Coors has launched a direct attack on the UK’s “one-size-fits-all” global coffee shop culture by revealing its save the great British pub campaign.

The MA pub quiz

02-Mar-2017 - Quiz evenings are cost-effective, relatively simple to organise and can encourage a healthy number of customers to come in on quiet nights, but some preparation is essential to make it...

Madness present Camden pub with award

26-Jan-2017 - A pub in Camden was presented a prestigious award by ska band Madness.

Interior Design

Top pub interior design trends for 2017

12-Jan-2017 - Theatre, entertainment, escapism, wellbeing and sociability are all set to be major inspirations for design in 2017. 

Christmas Safety Campaign

‘Better for businesses’: licensee launches Christmas safety campaign

20-Dec-2016 - A licensee has launched a campaign to make sure people stay safe when partying during the festive season.  


Wimbledon brewery hosts new monthly comedy club

09-Dec-2016 - Wimbledon brewery will host its first monthly comedy club next week (Saturday 17 December).


Hairy Bikers’ Dave Myers becomes British Guild of Beer Writers’ first honorary member

08-Dec-2016 - The Hairy Bikers’ Dave Myers has been made the first honorary member of the British Guild of Beer Writers. 

Night Tube

Northern line extension to Night Tube services will give ‘extra boost’ to late-night business

18-Nov-2016 - London pub operators and trade members have welcomed the opening of an additional Night Tube service this weekend, saying it will deliver ‘greater access’ and give an ‘extra boost’ to...


Customers willing to spend up to £45 per head in pubs over Christmas

07-Nov-2016 - Christmas spend in pubs increased by more than 13% last year, with customers willing to spend up to £45 per head, new research has shown.

P&S Entertainment

House of Fun: alternative forms of entertainment can gather customers to your venue

31-Oct-2016 - People need a reason to leave the comfort of their own home for a night out in the pub.


All fun and games: How to boost revenue with cutting- edge entertainment

27-Oct-2016 - While the more traditional pub games have endured, operators have embraced technology by offering some cutting-edge entertainment for their tech-savvy customers. 


Gaming machines consultation: ALMR to push for 'more attractive offer'

26-Oct-2016 - The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has said it will call for a 'more attractive offer' on gaming machines in pubs as part of Government consultation on the issue.


Are these the spookiest pubs in Britain?

14-Oct-2016 - Trying to cash-in on Halloween by claiming your venue has ghosts? Check out the Morning Advertiser's collection of top spooky UK pubs.


Brakspear launches haunted pub tour

10-Oct-2016 - Henley-on-Thames-based pubco and brewer Brakspear is marking this year’s Halloween with a ‘Ghost Hunt’ around three of its pubs.

Bar and Pub Show 2016

Up-to-date online bookings systems 'can boost pub profits'

05-Oct-2016 - DesignMyNight co-founder, Nick Telson, urged pubs to brush up their online booking systems to gain more revenue and customer loyalty. 

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Live Entertainment WInner - The Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

30-Sep-2016 - The Hare & Hounds is a thriving entertainment venue and very much the community hub for Kings Heath.