London pub transformed into Kingsman Arms

London pub transformed into Kingsman Arms

A London pub was transformed into The Kingsman Arms to mark the DVD release of Kingsman: The Golden Circle last week, organised by Absolute Radio. The Kings Arms, Mayfair, which is owned by Greene King, the UK’s largest pub retailer and brewer, saw the film’s...
Titanic reveals beer bar and cafe plans

Titanic reveals beer bar and cafe plans

An impression of how the Weeping Cross site will look   Titanic Brewery, which already runs a number of pubs, has unveiled plans to open a new craft beer bar, and café bar, at Stoke Station and in Stafford respectively. The Stoke-on-Trent based brewery is to transform...
How to cope with Christmas and New Year debt

How to cope with Christmas and New Year debt

After the expense of Christmas and, in many cases, early payment of wages in December, January can feel like a long month, with finances squeezed and difficult decisions to make. In January 2017, 60% of enquiries to the Licensed Trade Charity website and helpline were...
Fuller’s announces Royal Wharf pub plan

Fuller’s announces Royal Wharf pub plan

Fuller’s has acquired a stunning riverside site in the new Royal Wharf development (pictured) in London’s Royal Dock. The site includes a large terrace and two floors of internal trading space. The new pub will be a sister site to The Blue Boat, on Fulham Reach,...

Brakspear launches Valentine’s Pub Love contest

Pub operator Brakspear is celebrating the role of the local in bringing couples together with a Brakspear Pub Love competition in the run-up to Valentine’s Day, giving customers the chance to win some romantic prizes in return for their tales of pub passion. To...
Grist to glass learning at Wimbledon Brewery

Grist to glass learning at Wimbledon Brewery

More than 100 ‘beer ambassadors’ from Young’s pub estate — known as Hop Masters — visited Wimbledon Brewery an in-depth view of brewing ingredients, the brewing process, and cellar management. Over two days, master brewer Derek Prentice and Wimbledon...
Woodforde’s Wherry going on Greene King bars

Woodforde’s Wherry going on Greene King bars

Norfolk brewery Woodforde’s has won a major national listing for its flagship beer, Wherry. It will be available throughout the UK in Greene King’s 1,800 managed-pub estate from this month. Since directors James Hughes and Nick Dolan took on the business in April...
New team at The Gunmakers, Clerkenwell

New team at The Gunmakers, Clerkenwell

The Gunmakers pub, in Clerkenwell, London, has been taken over by the team behind Nine Lives, drinks agency Sweet&Chilli. Tucked away on Eyre Street Hill, the 19th century public house brings old school charm to London’s Little Italy. The Gunmakers retains...
Great Sausage Roll Off returns to Red Lion, Barnes

Great Sausage Roll Off returns to Red Lion, Barnes

Now in its sixth year, The Great Sausage Roll Off, at The Red Lion, Barnes, London, is back and will be taking place at 7pm on Wednesday, January 24, raising funds for Shooting Star Chase. Hosted by beer and food writer Melissa Cole, the competition will see chefs...
Opening date for Head of Steam Didsbury

Opening date for Head of Steam Didsbury

Camerons Brewery has confirmed the opening date for The Head of Steam bar in Didsbury. The venue, in the Manchester suburb on Wilmslow Road, will open to the public from 5pm on Thursday, February 1. Camerons began work on the former Sanctuary venue, which has been...