Brixton in south London is famous for many things — the social unrest of the 1980s, a bohemian arts community, some of the most vibrant markets in the capital, and being the birthplace of David Bowie. Golf does not feature highly on that list.
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.
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.
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.