British Pub

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.

Signed up: pubs minister Andrew Percy

British Pub Week

MPs show support for British Pub Week

By Liam Coleman

Pro-pub politicians have been showing their support for the great British pub at a British Pub Week event in central London.

Brown:

A great licensee makes us forget that anyone is running the pub

By Pete Brown

I am filing this column from the departure lounge of Toronto airport after helping to celebrate Toronto Beer Week (last night’s ten-course beer and food-matching dinner was a particularly memorable highlight), on my way to visit the celebrated ice cider...

British Pub Week: Plan now

British Pub Week: Get Involved

By Adam Pescod

Licensees have been given an added incentive to participate in British Pub Week, which will take place from 28 October to 6 November.

Opik backs British Pubs Week

Lembit Opik backs British Pub Week

By Adam Pescod

Former Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Opik has thrown his support behind British Pub Week, describing it as “the beginning of the fightback” for a struggling industry.

Felice Tocchini: support for Pub Week at launch

Chefs get behind British Pub Week

By Adam Pescod

A host of top chefs have pledged their support for British Pub Week, which takes place from 28 October to 6 November and celebrates all that is good about the Great British Pub.

'Time to rethink the smoking ban': UKIP leader's message to the government

British Pub Week launch: UKIP challenge to pubs minister

By Adam Pescod

UKIP leader Nigel Farage declared “pubs are parliaments” at the launch of British Pub Week in south London last night before challenging community pubs minister Bob Neill on the smoking ban, beer duty, and supermarkets.

Turney: invite your MP to your pub

Back Thrive on 5 and preserve our pubs

By Ewan Turney

Get behind Thrive on 5, get behind British Pub Week and get behind securing the future of a national institution, says Ewan Turney.

British Pub Week: take part in the celebration

British Pub Week's Thrive on 5 link-up

By Ewan Turney

British Pub Week, which celebrates the very best of British hospitality, is back for another year — and will link up with the campaign to cut VAT...

David Lidlington MP and David Cameron raise a toast to Pub Week

Great and the good join Pub Week party

By Lesley Foottit

British Pub Week proved a big boost for licensees, and rose to national prominence with high-profile backing from the likes of David Cameron. Lesley...

Cameron: toasts British Pub Week at the Bernard Arms in Great Kimble

Prime Minister toasts British Pub Week

By Ewan Turney

David Cameron made good on his pledge to celebrate British Pub Week — by visiting the Bernard Arms in Great Kimble, Buckinghamshire. The Prime...

Jackson (L) and Whiteside (R) with licensee Gaskin (front) celebrate Pubs Week (Burton Mail)

Burton giants celebrate British Pub Week

By Ewan Turney

Burton-based giants Punch Taverns and Marston's came together to share a pint for British Pub Week. British Pub Week (30 October to 6 November) aims...

British Pub Week: lucrative for licensees

Roaring start to British Pub Week

By Lesley Foottit

Licensees are already reaping the benefits of their involvement in British Pub Week, which kicked off on Saturday and runs until 6 November.

Red Lion at Westminster

MPs urged to support local pubs

By Lesley Foottit

Pro-pub MP Greg Mulholland hosted an event last night for MPs and Lords from all parties to raise awareness of British Pub Week (30 October to 6...

Cheers: (l to r) Ward, Mullholland, Neill and Red Lion manager Peter Cliffe

Community pubs minister toasts pubs

By John Harrington

New community pubs minister Bob Neill was among the 50 Parliamentarians who attended an event to celebrate British Pub Week last night.

Cameron: wants a pub-friendly Government

PM to visit pub for British Pub Week

By Lesley Foottit

David Cameron has promised to visit a pub during British Pub Week — and said he wants the Coalition to be a "pub-friendly Government". Save the...

British Pub Week chair Inez Ward, Ian Ronayne and Neil Robertson

BII boss behind bar for British Pub Week

By Lesley Foottit

BII chief executive Neil Robertson did his part for the pub trade last night by stepping behind the bar to serve punters in aid of British Pub Week....

Pub Week: let us know what you get up to

Licensees ready for British Pub Week boost

By Lesley Foottit

British Pub Week kicks off on Saturday — creating an opportunity for licensees to increase footfall for Halloween and the following week, including...

British Pub Week: Sky is on board

Sky backs British Pub Week

By Ewan Turney

Sky has announced its backing for British Pub Week, which runs from 30 October to 6 November. The week aims to promote the all that is great about...

Ward: celebrating the pub

British Pub Week: events programme unveiled

By John Harrington

Organisers of the national week-long celebration of pubs have unveiled suggested activities that pubs can stage each day — and revealed growing...

Robertson: supporting British Pub Week

BII: British Pub Week

By Neil Robertson

BII chief executive Neil Robertson talks about how licensees can increase footfall and the overall benefits of this festival for pubs.

Ward: established British Pub Week

Trade unites to promote British Pub Week

By Gemma McKenna

A pan-industry group has been formed to promote British Pub Week later this year. The week, which will run from Saturday 30 October to Saturday 6...

Ward: campaigning to save pubs

BII and Punch to support British Pub Week

By Lesley Foottit

Trade body the BII and Punch Taverns have vowed to support a week-long celebration of the British pub. National Pub Week has changed its name to...

Protz: Darling trying to kill off pubs

Act now to stop Darling's axe

By Roger Protz

Alistair Darling is trying to kill off pubs, just like Dr Beeching butchered the railways in the 1960s, says Roger Protz.