Events & Occasions

Online alternatives: publicans have been encouraged to look at how to incorporate online events with social distancing

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‘Keep online quizzes local and true to life’

By Emily Hawkins

Jay Flynn, whose Virtual Pub Quiz broke a Guinness World Record earlier this month, shared his tips on running a successful online pub quiz, which include keeping question topics accessible and using word-of-mouth marketing.

Safety fears: Chinese cities have opened up bars and restaurants again but many have said they feel hesitant to visit

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Consumer confidence in China highlights challenge for UK pubs

By Emily Hawkins

Insight tracker CGA has revealed the attitudes of Chinese consumers towards eating and drinking out of home, meaning UK pubs can look to their international peers for an idea of how the public will feel about visiting in the months after reopening.

Strong support: the Horse & Jockey in Melling has been delivering hot meals and prescriptions to the vulnerable

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Pub volunteer taskforce ‘not going anywhere’

By Emily Hawkins

An operator who was the architect behind his village’s volunteer scheme to help the vulnerable has said he hopes the pub’s presence will secure its future.

Trade tragedies: pubs have never been closed by the Government before (image: Hall and Woodhouse)

Historical adversity

‘Lessons to be learned from the past’

By Emily Hawkins

From Spanish Flu to world wars, nothing has affected the great British pub as much as Covid-19 but is there something to be learned from how the trade coped during previous setbacks?

Emotional night: operator Kevin Shepherdson has described last orders at his pub, the Old Horse

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Shutdown is ‘a strange new experience for us all’

By Emily Hawkins

Operator Kevin Shepherdson is usually the one asking customers how they are doing, however, in this uncertain time for pubs, roles have reversed and his regulars have been calling up to check in.

Home for heroes: pub operators reveal why they have offered their rooms to front-line NHS staff for free

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Pubs encouraged to lend rooms to desperate NHS workers

By Emily Hawkins

Publicans have said turning their spare rooms into accommodation for NHS workers is an easy way for them to give back to their community and encouraged others to do the same.

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