All news articles for December 2018

Christmas planning: have you got your festive set up in place? If not, here’s some help

12 tips of Christmas

By MA Editorial

It’s almost upon us. The busy trading period of Christmas is fast approaching and we’re set to see a glut of punters leave their homes and offices to celebrate in pubs and bars across the UK. So take heed of this advice so you don’t get caught out.

Cask heroes: you can't rival a pub when it comes to cask ales

Why licensees need to keep stocking cask

By Nikkie Sutton

Cask sales may have experienced a dip recently, but the category still makes up a large part of the beer sector and is certainly a brew licensees need to continue stocking to keep drinkers happy.

Out with a bang: pubs in the north of England lost thousands of pounds after grouse shoots were cancelled

Pubs lose out amid grouse shoot cancellations

By Emily Hawkins

Cancelled grouse shoots have caused problems for some rural pubs, with sites in Cumbria and Northumberland reporting tens of thousands of pounds in lost income.

Soho treasure: Ken Wright talks about the independent Phoenix Artist Club and its award success

My Pub: the Phoenix Artist Club, Soho, central London

By Robert Mann

Considered one of Soho’s hidden gems, the Phoenix Artist Club is one of London’s last remaining independently owned and operated venues – as well as being an award-winning treasure.