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The games we play

The games we play

Pubs up and down the country are full of characters, conversation, and some of the most creative games you could imagine. Here are a few pub sports and variations on classics that your customers might want to try. Pub Olympics anyone?

The games we play
A loved-up London local

A loved-up London local

When you picture a typical community pub, London is probably not the first location that comes to mind.

A loved-up London local
Regulars row for 24-hours in charity challenge

Regulars row for 24-hours in charity challenge

Regulars at a village pub put themselves through the pain barrier by taking on hardy Atlantic rowers in a 24-hour charity challenge.

Regulars row for 24-hours in charity challenge
The Krombacher Darts challenge aims to bring people into pubs

Diogo Portela crowned Krombacher Darts Challenge Champion

The Brazilian-born darts player emerged triumphant from the inaugural competition, which was designed by the German beer brand to drive interest in pub darts.

The Krombacher Darts challenge aims to bring people into pubs
Publican puts huge grandstand in garden for World Cup

Publican puts huge grandstand in garden for World Cup

A publican has put a football grandstand in his pub garden for the World Cup to draw in the punters.

Publican puts huge grandstand in garden for World Cup
Extra UCL opportunites and Google link form part of BT's new season plan

Extra UCL opportunites and Google link form part of BT's new season plan

Next season's Champions League could be the best yet for pubs with more viewing occasions available than in seasons gone by, according to BT Sport.

Extra UCL opportunites and Google link form part of BT's new season plan
World Cup: The full fixture list with TV channels

World Cup: The full fixture list with TV channels

This World Cup is potentially one of the biggest ever for pubs...

World Cup: The full fixture list with TV channels
Tips from the top for a tip-top World Cup

Tips from the top for a tip-top World Cup

Nothing brings the nation together like a World Cup – but how can you make your pub the place where scores of fans huddle to celebrate wildly or sob sadly into their pints?

 

Tips from the top for a tip-top World Cup
World Cup: Where are the busiest pubs in Britain for half-time pints?

World Cup: Where are the busiest pubs in Britain for half-time pints?

New data on pubs during major football tournaments has revealed that British locals are 127 per cent busier when England are playing – with takings across 90 minutes topping £3.5 million.

World Cup: Where are the busiest pubs in Britain for half-time pints?
Think outside the box when you screen the World Cup

Think outside the box when you screen the World Cup

Most pubs and their customers will want to see England advance at the World Cup this summer. But how they see events unfold comes down to your screen choices.

Think outside the box when you screen the World Cup
Amazon unable to say what Premier League deal will mean for pubs

Amazon unable to say what Premier League deal will mean for pubs

Amazon has entered the Premier League broadcasting playing field for the first time – but it is not yet clear what implications this will have for pubs.

Amazon unable to say what Premier League deal will mean for pubs
Penalties fire The Gun to victory in the BT Sport Pub Cup

Penalties fire The Gun to victory in the BT Sport Pub Cup

A pub in London is celebrating after winning the BT Sport Pub Cup in a thrilling match at the home of Leicester City.

Penalties fire The Gun to victory in the BT Sport Pub Cup
Pub tills ring for the Royal Wedding

Pub tills ring for the Royal Wedding

Pubs were celebrating long after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot on Saturday with extended hours giving trade a huge boost.

Pub tills ring for the Royal Wedding
BT Sport Pub Cup final places secured

BT Sport Pub Cup final places secured

A team from Liverpool will be going for another cup final win to end the season – and we are not talking about the Champions League.

BT Sport Pub Cup final places secured
World Cup checklist issued as tournament nears

World Cup checklist issued as tournament nears

The England squad has been announced, there are just four weeks until kick off, and now the British Beer & Pub Association has produced some useful tips ahead of the FIFA World Cup.

World Cup checklist issued as tournament nears
Super Saturday: Are you ready for the biggest day of the year?

Super Saturday: Are you ready for the biggest day of the year?

With the Royal Wedding and the FA Cup Final, May 19 is being dubbed “super Saturday” for pubs.

Super Saturday: Are you ready for the biggest day of the year?
Shed loads of football fans book to watch World Cup

Shed loads of football fans book to watch World Cup

How's this for a way of watching England's bid for glory in Russia next month?

Shed loads of football fans book to watch World Cup
Facebook use on pub WiFi rises after Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook use on pub WiFi rises after Cambridge Analytica scandal

 

Are people still accessing Facebook in your pub WiFi after the Cambridge Analytica scandal? The answer is – yes.

 

Facebook use on pub WiFi rises after Cambridge Analytica scandal
BT Sport Pub Cup gets underway

BT Sport Pub Cup gets underway

The Fox & Hounds from Putney is the first team to make it through to the next stage of the BT Sport Pub Cup.

BT Sport Pub Cup gets underway
Lost Vegas look shows what can be done with outside space

Lost Vegas look shows what can be done with outside space

Not sure what to do with your garden this summer?

Lost Vegas look shows what can be done with outside space

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