GBPA: A trip down memory lane


A trip down GBPA memory lane

By Rebecca Weller

With the deadline to enter the Great British Pub Awards (GBPA) 2024 fast approaching, The Morning Advertiser (MA) has taken a look back at the last five years of the event.

Community pubs 10,000 pound boost from Coke

Community hero gets £10,000 boost

By Ed Bedington

Community events at an award winning pub have been given a £10,000 boost from Coca-Cola, following its success at the Great British Pub Awards.

GBPA 2023: social media round up (Image credit: Carl Sukonik)

GBPA 2023

GBPA 2023 social media highlights

By Rebecca Weller

Operators from across the sector took to social media to share their excitement at the Great British Pub Awards (GBPA) 2023.

Lively crowd: Pete Marshall (second from right) and his team at the Kings Arms, which won Best Pub for Entertainment get the party started

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Pics of all the GBPA 2023 winners

By Gary Lloyd

For those who attended, the Great British Pub Awards (GBPA) 2023 will live long in the memory. If you were there and have forgotten who won, here is a picture special to remind who the winners were.

GBPA 2023: winners share 'elation' (Pictured: Maria Harris and the team from Greene King pub of the year, the Stag in Hampshire)

GBPA 2023

Winners share 'elation' at GBPA and praise event

By Rebecca Weller

Operators shared their “elation” at the Great British Pub Awards 2023 (GBPA) and hailed the awards for shining a light on the sector while so many pubs are “fighting to survive”.

Quality on show: SIBA's Neil Walker talking at his masterclass at the GBPA

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SIBA showcases great independent craft beers at GBPA

By Gary Lloyd

The Morning Advertiser and the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) came together to give licensees and pub industry professionals the chance to taste some of the UK’s best independent craft beers at the Great British Pub Awards 2023 (GBPA).

What's in the news 14 July

Review of the Week

‘It’s a bit of a war out there’

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with Heartwood Collection chairman Mark Derry to discuss the week's news, from duty rates to recruitment and the need to be more upbeat.

Great British Pub Award winner The Gun Inn

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Inventiveness key to success, says GBPA winner

By Ed Bedington

Standing still is not an option for the pub trade, adaption and inventiveness will be key according to the winner of the Great British Pub of the Year Awards.

Great British Pub Awards and Wetherspoons results show diversity is key

Diversity is key for the Great British pub

By Ed Bedington

The recent Great British Pub Awards was a triumphant celebration of the diversity and richness of the UK’s pub offer, with businesses of all stripes recognised for excellence across the board.

The Great British Pub Awards: Can you spot yourself?

Were you spotted at The Great British Pub Awards 2022?

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

On Tuesday (4 October), The Great British Pub Awards (GBPA) 2022 were celebrated at Escape To Freight Island in Manchester in an action-packed, festival-themed event. Here, we round up the best pics from the evening. Can you spot yourself?

GBPA 2022: hosted by comedian Russell Kane (pictured) this years awards took place on Tuesday 4 October in Manchester

Where are the best pubs in the country?

By Rebecca Weller

With the Great British Pub Awards (GBPA) 2022 now over, The Morning Advertiser (MA) has put together a useful map of all this year's winners.

GBPA 2022: winners round-up

Pics of all the 2022 GBPA winners

By Rebecca Weller

Yesterday (Tuesday 4 October), saw Escape To Freight Island, Manchester, transform into a fun-filled festival site to celebrate the Great British Pub Awards (GBPA) 2022. Below is a round-up of this year's winners, including the Great British Pub...

GBPA Best Pub Garden sponsored by Diageo: finalists round-up

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Meet the GBPA finalists for Best Pub Garden sponsored by Diageo

By Rebecca Weller

Ahead of the winners for the Great British Pub Awards (GBPA) 2022 being announced next month, the Morning Advertiser has all the information you need about the finalists competing to be crowned this year’s Best Pub Garden.

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


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.

Three steps: simple ways to watch this year's GBPAs

Watch: The Great British Pub Awards – Pub Heroes

How to watch the GBPAs for free

By Nicholas Robinson

The finalists have been announced, the votes cast and we’re ready to reveal the Pub Heroes of this year’s Great British Pub Awards (GBPA).

Let's dance: The Foundry's Mark Joseph explains that establishing a good reputation through sport has driven customers to other events at the pub such as discos

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Meet the GBPA best for sport finalists: The Foundry, Aberdeen, Scotland

By MA Editorial

Making its debut as a finalist in the ‘best for sport’ category at the 2019 Great British Pub Awards – and the category’s only representative from north of the border – why is sport is so important to The Foundry in Aberdeen?