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Village Pub Survival
Village Pub Survival Stories from around the country
Gloucestershire Village Pubs
The Beechtree Inn (Anonymous) – It’s a taxing time being the publicans of a village pub
The Bell in Avening: A local’s village pub: Good ale, TV sports, Asian cuisine and a comfortable environment.
The Butchers Arms Sheepscombe
The Beast from the East and the Butchers Arms
An ale heaven at the Sheepscombe village pub
The village cricket match in Sheepscombe – Competitive but friendly at the local after the game.
The Butchers Arms sees off a local hunt
From the Publican’s House to the Public House
The Horse and Groom (Anonymous) – ‘It’s a lifestyle choice’: environment, a satisfactory business model and quality of life.
The Old Fox Coaley – The village pub as a creative enterprise and living as part of the life of the place
The Rambling Rector (Anonymous)- Exploiting business opportunities while managing stress, a stroke, a pub fire and village politics –
The Vine Tree Inn – Fulfilling a life long ambition and becoming the village pub: Lajos and family at the Vine Tree Inn
The White Horse – (Anonymous) Investing in a village pub: development, trials and tribulations.
The Wonston Arms – Hampshire
The Eagle in Great Hockham, nr. Thetford.
The Packhorse Inn – South Stoke, Somerset saved by locals who raised £1m
The English Village Pub: Survival Stories
Case Study Pubs Updates
Relevant Literature and Organisations
British village life ‘dying out’ after pub closures – 18 September 2010 – BBC News
CAMRA report to the Lords Select Committee on Rural Economy – Selected items – BJ
Economies of ale: small pubs close as chains focus on big bars – ONS Report – 26 November 2018
Relevant Campaigning Links
British Beer and Pub Association
Campaign for Real Ale
Long Live the Local
Pub is the Hub
We Love British Pubs
CAMRA Pub of the Year 2019 is a village pub
The Village Pub Today: Continuity, Change and the life of the publican
The Wonston Arms