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Thank Brew: Trade bodies back limited edition beers sold for the Jubilee (Getty/ GeorgePeters)

Limited edition beers brewed for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Limited edition beers will be sold by UK pubs and bars in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in the Thank Brew initiative, backed by trade bodies as a “fantastic opportunity” to celebrate the sector and bring people together.

Raise a glass: Licensing hours extended for Jubilee weekend in June (Getty/ CreativeDream)

Pubs can open for extra 2 hours on Jubilee weekend

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The licensing hours for pubs, bars and clubs will be extended for an extra two hours for three nights over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend in June, to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne.

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.

Unique selling point: a lot of pubs claim to have a back story

9 things landlords claim about their pubs

By Georgina Townshend

From being the oldest pub in the village, to having a ghost, or having royalty over for tea, every pub has a story – some of which they appear to share with many others.

Lamb dish cooked for the royals

Royal dish cooked again at Yorks pub

By Lesley Foottit

A lamb dish cooked for the royal family at the Ritz Hotel in London 11 years ago is to be served up again at a country pub in West Yorkshire.



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