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The Portsmouth Arms wins wins Charity Champion at the Great British Pub Awards

By The Morning Advertiser

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Charity is often at the heart of many pubs and this was not something that was forgotten during lockdown, particularly at the Portsmouth Arms.

This Basingstoke-based business was declared Charity Champion at the Great British Pub Awards Pub Heroes 2020 after raising more than £23,000 with a world record setting longest pub quiz.

Manager Richard Curtis ran a 34 hour and 11 minute virtual quiz to claim the record, and in total during lockdown raised more than £47,000 for charity.

To hear more of his amazing story, watch the video above.

The awards are kindly sponsored by Booker/Makro, Coca-Cola European Partners, Heineken UK, Diageo, Sky, EI Publican Partnerships, Admiral Taverns, Star Pubs & Bars, Punch Pubs & Co and Greene King.

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