Pubs, bars and nightclubs in England and Wales are set to have extended opening hours over the June bank holiday to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee; a move heralded as “fantastic news” for the sector.
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.
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.
Extended licensing hours for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this summer could give hospitality businesses ‘vital extra trading time’ after being devastated by coronavirus, according to UKHospitality (UKH).
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.