Christmas lighting in pubs - how to do it


Subtle? Glamorous? How to do Christmas lighting in pubs

By Liam Coleman

Christmas decorations are a must in pubs, but the finished look can vary enormously. While that is the case with the two licensees interviewed here, what they do have in common is a huge boost in festive trade as a result.

Battlesteads: won two MA awards

Battlesteads: from green to gold

By Sonya Hook

The Battlesteads in Hexham won two awards at the MA's Great British Pub Awards 2010. Licensee Richard Slade talks to Sonya Hook.

Flanagan: effective marketing

Blue Parrot: profits flying high

By Robyn Lewis

Licensee Keith Flanagan tells Robyn Lewis how targeting local businesses helped him turn over £1m in his first year at the Blue Parrot in Manchester.