Running your pub

Leap of faith: ‘I love turning up to work with the scent of hops floating up the spiral stone staircase’

How has 2020 changed people and pubs?

GBPA winner swaps pints for the pulpit

By Reverend Emily Kolltveit, St Mary‘s Church and the Chandos Arms, London

According to Great British Pub Award-winning operator turned ordained Anglican Deacon, Emily Kolltveit, 2020 has been ‘an extraordinary year of highs and lows’. Here she explains how she’s adapted to a new style of service.

Self-sanctioned baptism of fire: 'Ironically, the one area I do now feel in control of is the other side of my career as a performer'

How has 2020 changed people and pubs?

‘When you’re a publican and you’ve retrained as an actress. Just call me Lucky’

By Debbie Baisden, the Rayleigh Arms, Terling, Essex

To kick off a series looking back at a turbulent 12 months in the on-trade, Debbie Baisden, a multi-tasking, performing publican, explains how she is confronting Covid-19 challenges with hopes to continue both her careers in the arts and hospitality.

Pubs matter: a new campaign is calling for operators and customers to share their pub stories on social media

'Pubs matter' is message of new campaign

By Emily Hawkins

Pubgoers have been urged to share why their local is close to their heart on social media in a bid to highlight the plight of the sector.

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