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9 things that make St Patrick's Day special

9 things that make St Patrick's Day special

St Patrick’s Day is the friendliest day of the year. That’s not just some hack making a vague statement based on a few decent nights out on the Black Stuff — that is an actual fact.

9 things that make St Patrick's Day special
Carlsberg reveals £60m Euro vision for pubs

Carlsberg reveals £60m Euro vision for pubs

The on-trade is set for a £60m windfall this summer with Euro fever set to take over the country.

Carlsberg reveals £60m Euro vision for pubs
Licensee Phil is one in a million

Licensee Phil is one in a million

Here's a licensee who could murder a pint.

Phillip Cutter raises a glass to celebrate serving his one millionth pint at Norwich freehouse The Gardeners Arms, which is better known as The Murderers.

Licensee Phil is one in a million
Thousands attempt to break pub quiz record

Thousands attempt to break pub quiz record

Tens of thousands of quizzers put their grey matter to the test on Sunday to raise huge sums for charity while attempting to break a world record.

Thousands attempt to break pub quiz record
Funeral receptions: How to help in difficult times

Funeral receptions: How to help in difficult times

Around 300 years ago, Benjamin Franklin said 'nothing is certain in life except death and taxes'. In the intervening years the pub trade has been vociferous about one of those subjects. Less so when it comes to the other.

Funeral receptions: How to help in difficult times
No shut Sherlock

No shut Sherlock

A famous London pub has re-opened after a major refurbishment to help it make even more of its literary connections.

No shut Sherlock
Return of the Champions

Return of the Champions

After a fairly disastrous Champions League campaign for the English clubs last season, things are starting to look up — and the same could be said for pubs too.

Return of the Champions
Pub trade show diary 2016

Pub trade show diary 2016

Ever feel like you are stuck behind the bar and need to get out? Well, here are some of the trade shows coming up in 2016 that give you a legitimate excuse to have an away day that you can very much classify as work.

Pub trade show diary 2016
Win a £10,000 Music Makeover!

Win a £10,000 Music Makeover!

Fancy the chance of winning £10,000 to make the most of the live music at your pub?

Win a £10,000 Music Makeover!
Six Nations Preview: Keep the World Cup fever alive

Six Nations Preview: Keep the World Cup fever alive

The one good thing about failing miserably at a tournament is that there is usually an opportunity to redeem yourself fairly swiftly afterwards.

Six Nations Preview: Keep the World Cup fever alive
Teachers take pub quiz crown

Teachers take pub quiz crown

If you want to win a pub quiz get a teacher on your team.

Teachers take pub quiz crown
Pub quizzes: Living the theme

Pub quizzes: Living the theme

Pub quizzes can be a popular draw on quieter nights. We visited the Abel Heywood in Manchester to find out how its themed quizzes have helped put the pub on the map.

Pub quizzes: Living the theme
A castle with a pub outlook on life

A castle with a pub outlook on life

There are plenty of pubs called The Castle in the UK. But, as far as we are aware, Edgehill, on the Oxfordshire and Warwickshire border, is the only place that can boast a pub that is a castle.

A castle with a pub outlook on life
The perfect pub for pups

The perfect pub for pups

When The Queens Arms recently opted to sponsor its own guide dog for the blind, it was the latest in a long line of ideas that show the pub is willing to go the extra mile for customers with canine companions.

The perfect pub for pups

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