All news articles for August 22, 2017

Pubs unveiled: a number of pubs have reopened in August 2017 following refurbishment

August 2017 pub openings

By Georgina Townshend

The Morning Advertiser takes a look at pub refurbishments and openings throughout August.

Pack of goodies: actor Joe Dempsie donates Game of Thrones hamper to pub

'Exclusive' Game of Thrones hamper donated to pub for fundraiser

By Georgina Townshend

A Nottingham pub has been given a hamper of exclusive Game of Thrones (GoT) goodies – including items signed by stars Kit Harrington (Jon Snow) and Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) – for its four-day bank holiday fundraiser.

Great British Pub Awards 2017: The winners will be revealed at the Hilton on Park lane on 7 September

Meet the GBPA nominees: Best Student Pub

By Ed Bedington

Our next set of previews for the finalists in this year’s John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards are the nominees in the Best Student Pub category. 

Enthusiasts: craft beer has helped interest in barley wine soar

What is barley wine, and how did craft beer make it cool?

By James Beeson

It is the beer style that inspired a thousand memes, for many it is the true representation of ‘peak’ craft and the strong drink of choice for any self-respecting beer geek. But it wasn’t always this way.  

Trouble spot: police were called to pubs after a spate of anti-social behaviour

Antisocial group prompts Cromer pubs to shut early

By Georgina Townshend

Pubs in Cromer, North Norfolk, closed early on Saturday night to “avoid trouble” after several reports of anti-social behaviour and public disorder over the weekend.