Events & Occasions

Royal family: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh died aged 99 (image: Flickr, Michael Gwyther-Jones)

LTC ‘saddened’ by Prince Philip’s death

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Licensed Trade Charity (LTC), of which Prince Philip was a patron, has said its staff, trustees and volunteers have paid tribute to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, following his death on Friday 9 April.

Celebrating success: the Coca-Cola Community Partnership Fund has allowed Great British Pub Award winners to undertake business improvements

THE GREAT BRITISH PUB AWARDS - PUB HEROES

How have GBPA winners used Coca-Cola Community funding?

By The Morning Advertiser

Coca-Cola pledged £165,000 to be shared among the 2020 Great British Pub Awards Pub Heroes winners and can now reveal how the funding has helped businesses prepare for post-lockdown trade.

Industry celebration: the 2021 Publican Awards were held virtually on Tuesday 30 March

Publican Awards 2021

Best Tenanted/Leased Pub Company - Greene King

By The Morning Advertiser

One of three awards scooped at a memorable 2021 Publican Awards, brewer and pub operator Greene King picked up the prize for Best Tenanted/Leased Pub Company.

Industry celebration: the 2021 Publican Awards were held virtually on Tuesday 30 March

Publican Awards 2021

Best Drinks Offer - Darwin and Wallace

By The Morning Advertiser

The industry raised a glass to London-based neighbourhood bar operator Darwin & Wallace at the 2021 Publican Awards.

Industry celebration: the 2021 Publican Awards were held virtually on Tuesday 30 March

Publican Awards 2021

Best Pub Employer - Brewhouse and Kitchen

By The Morning Advertiser

Nationwide brewpub operator Brewhouse & Kitchen was named Best Pub Employer at a virtual 2021 Publican Award ceremony.

Industry celebration: the 2021 Publican Awards were held virtually on Tuesday 30 March

Publican Awards 2021

Best Premium Food Offer - Stay Original Company

By The Morning Advertiser

One of two awards snapped up at the 2021 Publican Awards, Stay Original Company picked up this year’s Best Premium Food Offer prize.

Industry celebration: the 2021 Publican Awards were held virtually on Tuesday 30 March

Publican Awards 2021

Best Food Offer - Hippo Inns

By The Morning Advertiser

Hippo Inns followed up its Best Operator award at last year’s Publican Awards with the Best Food Offer at the 2021 ceremony.

Industry celebration: the 2021 Publican Awards were held virtually on Tuesday 30 March

Publican Awards 2021

Best Community Pub Operator - Greene King

By The Morning Advertiser

Suffolk-based Greene King bagged a hat-trick at this year’s Publican Awards, including the prize for Best Community Pub Operator.

Industry celebration: the 2021 Publican Awards were held virtually on Tuesday 30 March

Publican Awards 2021

Best Sustainable Pub Company - Brewdog

By The Morning Advertiser

Independent beer maker and bar operator BrewDog bagged Best Sustainable Pub Company at the 2021 Publican Awards after a landmark year.

Industry celebration: the 2021 Publican Awards were held virtually on Tuesday 30 March

Publican Awards 2021

Best Accommodation Operator - Stay Original Company

By The Morning Advertiser

South west-based Stay Original Company picked up a pair of Publican Awards at this year’s virtual ceremony – kicking off the evening by winning the Best Accommodation Operator prize.

Industry celebration: the awards were held virtually this evening (Tuesday 30 March)

Publican Awards 2021

Publican Awards 2021 winners revealed

By Ed Bedington

Despite the challenge of one of the toughest years on record, pub companies across the UK have continued to excel, and this year’s Publican Awards has honoured those that continued to fly the flag in the face of utter chaos.

Competition time: the boxes include a plethora of goodies

Publican Awards 2021

Publican Awards: what's in the box?

By The Morning Advertiser

Surprises are winging their way through the post to our guests and finalists for this year’s Publican Awards from today (Friday 26 March).

There are six finalists in the Best Managed Pub Company category, sponsored by Molson Coors, at the 2021 Publican Awards.

Publican Awards 2021

Meet the finalists: Best Managed Pub Company

By The Morning Advertiser

There are six finalists in the Best Managed Pub Company category, sponsored by Molson Coors, at the 2021 Publican Awards.

There are five finalists in the Best Pub Employer category, sponsored by CGA, at the 2021 Publican Awards.

Publican Awards 2021

Meet the finalists: Best Pub Employer

By The Morning Advertiser

There are five finalists in the Best Pub Employer category, sponsored by CGA, at the 2021 Publican Awards.

The Morning Advertiser has profiled the operators in the running for the Best Food Offer prize, sponsored by CPL Learning, at the 2021 Publican Awards.

Publican Awards 2021

Meet the finalists: Best Food Offer

By The Morning Advertiser

The Morning Advertiser has profiled the operators in the running for the Best Food Offer prize, sponsored by CPL Learning, at the 2021 Publican Awards.

The Morning Advertiser has profiled the pub companies in the running for the Best Premium Food Offer prize, sponsored by Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, at the 2021 Publican Awards.

Publican Awards 2021

Meet the finalists: Best Premium Food Offer

By The Morning Advertiser

The Morning Advertiser has profiled the pub companies in the running for the Best Premium Food Offer prize, sponsored by Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, at the 2021 Publican Awards.

The Morning Advertiser has profiled the operators shortlisted for the Best Drinks Offer prize, sponsored by Coca-Cola European Partners, at this year’s Publican Awards.

Publican Awards 2021

Meet the finalists: Best Drinks Offer

By The Morning Advertiser

The Morning Advertiser has profiled the operators shortlisted for the Best Drinks Offer prize, sponsored by Coca-Cola European Partners, at this year’s Publican Awards.

The Morning Advertiser has profiled the final five in the Best New Site category, sponsored by Heineken, at this year’s Publican Awards

Publican Awards 2021

Meet the finalists: Best New Site

By The Morning Advertiser

The Morning Advertiser has profiled the final five in the Best New Site category, sponsored by Heineken, at this year’s Publican Awards.

The Morning Advertiser has profiled the three companies shortlisted for the Best Sustainable Pub Company prize, sponsored by Sky, at this year’s Publican Awards

Publican Awards 2021

Meet the finalists: Best Sustainable Pub Company

By The Morning Advertiser

The Morning Advertiser has profiled the three operators shortlisted for the Best Sustainable Pub Company prize, sponsored by Sky, at this year’s Publican Awards.

The Morning Advertiser profiles the three finalists in the Best Brewing Pub Company category – sponsored by Lumina Intelligence – at the 2021 Publican Awards

Publican Awards 2021

Meet the finalists: Best Brewing Pub Company

By The Morning Advertiser

The Morning Advertiser profiles the three finalists in the Best Brewing Pub Company category – sponsored by Lumina Intelligence – at the 2021 Publican Awards.

The award for Best Accommodation Operator will be presented to a pub company which has focussed on offering accommodation as a key part of the business

Publican Awards 2021

Meet the finalists: Best Accommodation Operator

By The Morning Advertiser

The award for Best Accommodation Operator, sponsored by Asahi, will be presented to a pub company which has focussed on offering accommodation as a key part of the business.

Hard to believe: 'Looking back, we had no idea of the challenges we would face including three national lockdowns, tiered and regional reopening strategies,' Greene King CEO Nick Mackenzie explained

Coronavirus: a year of closures

In numbers: 12 months since Boris Johnson told pubs to close

By Stuart Stone

With 20 March marking a year-to-the-day since last orders were called in pubs just days before a first national lockdown, The Morning Advertiser looks back on some of the defining data from the past 12 months.

International Women's Day: we asked dozens of the hospitality sector's future leaders for their opinions on the state of the trade

International Women's Day 2021

Rising stars: the next generation of women leading in the pub sector

By The Morning Advertiser

To celebrate women across the on-trade and showcase the opportunities the next generation are grabbing with both hands, The Morning Advertiser has asked some of the most inspiring people in the sector to share their stories so far.

International Women's Day: we asked dozens of leading women in the hospitality for their opinions on the state of the trade

International Women's Day 2021

Women who've made their mark in the pub sector

By The Morning Advertiser

To champion and celebrate women in the on-trade, at all levels and across a variety of job functions, The Morning Advertiser ​has collected the life stories and advice from some of the most inspiring people in the sector.

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021, The MA is creating a list of 30 inspiring women under-30 to highlight the next generation of leaders in the pub trade

MA to celebrate next generation of pub trade leaders for IWD 2021

By The Morning Advertiser

To celebrate International Women’s Day and raise awareness of the remarkable people we have in the sector, The MA is creating a list of 30 inspiring women under-30 to highlight the next generation of leaders in the pub trade.

A heartfelt 'thank you': 'So many pubs have shown remarkable compassion and resilience since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak – that’s why we’re so keen to support them,' Paul Robertson, head of on-premise at Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) GB said

THE GREAT BRITISH PUB AWARDS - PUB HEROES

Coca-Cola GBPA Pub Hero grants help winners fulfil passion projects

By The Morning Advertiser

After being crowned Pub Heroes in September, The Morning Advertiser revisited a trio of operators who received grants from Coca-Cola’s Community Pub Fund to find out how they had used their five-figure spur.

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.

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