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Inside the Botanist, Newcastle

My Pub: The Botanist, Newcastle

By Georgina Townshend

New World Trading Company’s Newcastle Botanist site is a prime example of a bar that encourages innovation, creativity and well-trained staff. General manager Andrew Shiel-Redfern explains what it takes to run a site that ticks all the boxes.

The front of 185 Watling Steet, Towcester

My Pub: 185 Watling Street, Northamptonshire

By Georgina Townshend

Originally a coaching inn at the beginning of the 19th century, 185 Watling Street has also been put to a host of different uses. Epic Pubs operations director Jonathan Taylor explains how a major refurbishment by the company two years ago not only restored...

On the road: pub showcase could encourage more overseas tourists to visit British pubs

Mock pub aims to drive UK tourism and beer exports

By Fred A'Court

A British pub set-up complete with bar, seating areas and even an iconic red telephone box at overseas trade shows could also be used to boost beer exports – with the added bonus of visiting a pub as a ‘must do’ activity during a visit to the UK.

Love in the air: the Kings Arms had a special Valentine's offer in February (pic credit: Paul Sweeney)

Some of the best pub A-boards

By Nikkie Sutton

Pub A-boards are a great way for licensees to market their offer, and some operators have used them as a way to get customers talking.

Steampunks: street theatre builds excitement around The Alchemist's new opening

£1.5m Alchemist site to open in Oxford

By Nicholas Robinson

Bar and restaurant group The Alchemist has pumped £1.5m into the opening of a new shopping centre bar in Oxford, creating 75 new jobs.

Top tip: pubs should promote their spooky history according to one expert

If you have got it, haunt it

By Fiona McLelland

Pubs are among the favourite locations for ghosts across the UK. So much so it seems , that claims are often met with more than a pinch of scepticism. But if research really does point to some supernatural connection at your outlet, then you could be...

Expert opinion: former Liverpool skipper Jamie Carragher will be hoping for a win against United

In association with Sky Sports

Sky Sports launches video competition for licensees

By MA editorial

Sky Sports has launched a video competition for UK licensees to celebrate its upcoming ‘Winning Weekends’ – a tantalising line-up of top sport during big weekends and packed days of action that no other broadcaster can offer.

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