Events & Occasions

Finding your niche: jive dancing classes, board game nights and comedy clubs are just three options pubs could look at

How can pubs create and market original events?

By Greg Pitcher

Events bring people into pubs. But how do you come up with original ideas, plan and market them for success? Three licensees share their insights into running successful, and unique, events

Celebrating excellence: the 2018 John Smith's Great British Pub Awards put a spotlight on the pub industry's best and brightest

Video: Great British Pub Awards 2018

By Emily Hawkins

Publicans celebrated the success of their operations and cheered on industry peers at the John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards.

Winners announced: CAMRA has named 16 area champions, which are targeting national glory

CAMRA names pub of year regional winners

By Emily Hawkins

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has named its top pub for each region in the UK, as competitors vie for the title of national pub of the year.

Overall champion: host Russell Kane, Heineken on-trade director Chris Jowsey and The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington with Great British Pub of the Year winner Heath Ball from the Red Lion & Sun

GBPA 2018: What the winners had to say

By Nikkie Sutton

The Morning Advertiser spoke to some of the award winners at the John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards to find out how it felt to win at the ‘pub Oscars’.