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18th century painting of treehouse pub sparks intrigue

A painting of a pub perched high within a tree has sparked curiosity among historians and publicans alike, intrigued at the once possible existence of a pub in a treehouse.

Monday, September 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Mr & Mrs Fox to run monthly Tanqueray pub quiz

Who lost the Rugby Sevens final this year? Hong Kongers test their knowledge as Quarry Bay’s chic urban hangout Mr & Ms Fox launches a new monthly pub quiz, supported by Tanqueray.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Pub’s ghost stolen by Chinese artist

One of the UK’s oldest pubs has demanded that its ghost be returned after it was bottled up and stolen by a Chinese artist who has now put the spectre on display in an exhibition.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Pub leaves hilarious note for drunk customers leaving the bar

Residents complaining about noise from the local pub is not uncommon, but one pub is passively aggressively fighting back.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Sneaky pony gets Shet-faced in Kent pub

‘A horse walked into the bar’ could be the start of a joke, however in the case of one Kent pub, it happened to be true.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Landlord renames pub Pokémon Arms

A landlord has capitalised on the current craze for capturing Pokémon by renaming his historic, grade II listed pub The Pokémon Arms.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 No Comments »

London council protects 120 pubs in UK first

Wandsworth Council has become the first in the UK to formally protect its pubs from being turned into shops or flats by removing permitted development rights on 120 pubs.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 No Comments »

UK pubs closing down at alarming rate of 21 per week

British pubs are being forced to close their doors because of expensive rent, high prices enforced by landlords and cheaper options from the supermarkets, according to research by CAMRA.

Thursday, August 11th, 2016 1 Comment »

Wetherspoon founder loses £18m after Brexit

The founder of UK pub chain Wetherspoon, who donated £224,000 to the ‘vote leave’ campaign, has seen £18m wiped off the value of his shares following last month’s result.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Tim Peake welcomed home with roast dinner portrait

A UK pub chain has marked Tim Peake’s impending return to earth by creating a portrait of the astronaut made entirely from roast dinner ingredients.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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