Charles Wells and Yummy Pub Co collaborate on fourth pub

Bedfordshire Brewer and Pub Company Charles Wells has extended its partnership with Yummy Pub Co. as the Yummy team take on the lease for The Daniel Defoe pub in London’s Stoke Newington. The pub is Yummy’s sixth site, and its fourth with Charles Wells; this newest lease agreement follows successful collaborative developments at The Somers… Read more »

Local Pubs raise £100,000 for Macmillan

Charles Wells raises 100k for Macmillan

Publicans at Charles Wells pubs are celebrating this month after smashing their fundraising target and raising £100,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan is the Bedford based brewery and pub company’s national chosen charity. Charles Wells licensees along with teams at the head office have been fundraising for the charity for two years now; together they… Read more »

Village bids farewell to popular pub licensees

Kevin and Julia Hanks will be calling their last orders at The Jackal in Thurleigh this month as they leave the pub to take on a new challenge in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The couple had previously spent many years living and working in Gloucestershire when they decided to return to Kevin’s home county of Bedfordshire to… Read more »

Locals get a first look at transformed Merlin’s Cave pub

After weeks of anticipation, The Merlin’s Cave pub in Chalfont St Giles has officially flung its doors open to reveal its spectacular transformation. With a £1.2million investment, the village pub just behind the green closed back in March so boutique pub operators Apostrophe Pubs could work their magic on the site and bring their vision… Read more »

McEwan’s celebrates the passing of time through the generations for Father’s Day 2015

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As families across the UK prepare to celebrate Father’s Day, McEwan’s has launched a new outdoor digital advertising campaign that charts the passing of time through the generations. The adverts feature a rotating can of McEwan’s Export, moving seamlessly through six previous identities before resting on the current branding. As parents have enjoyed McEwan’s Export… Read more »

Charles Wells Cyclists Pedal Their Way to Charity Target

Twenty volunteers from Charles Wells have completed a gruelling challenge, cycling from the company’s d’Parys pub in Bedford to Paris for charity. The group pedalled their way to another Charles Wells pub, The Bombardier, located on the left bank of Paris in just 4 days, smashing their fundraising target. The team was made up of… Read more »

Charles Wells Cyclists Cross the Channel for Charity

A team of twenty one brave Charles Wells volunteers will be swapping pulling pints for pedalling as they embark on a gruelling 336 mile cycle challenge across the English Channel; travelling from one Charles Wells pub to another. The fearless team will set off from Charles Wells pub d’Parys on De Parys Avenue Bedford at… Read more »

Cockburn & Campbell toast awards success

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Cockburn & Campbell wine merchants is celebrating after a host of its UK exclusive and agency wines were recognised with major awards. The company was established in 1796 and works with some of the finest wine makers in the world to provide a wide-ranging offer for on-trade retailers. Robin Knapp, General Manager of Cockburn &… Read more »

Get set for Tilfest 2015


Excitement is building in Cambridgeshire as Charles Wells Licensee Richard Binks and his team gear up for the ever popular annual beer and music festival, Tilfest at The White Horse pub in Tilbrook. Tilfest which is running over the Bank Holiday weekend (23rd May to 25th May) is held in association with Simpson & Partners… Read more »

Estrella Damm Launches New Ad for Summer

Estrella Damm, the UK’s fastest growing premium world lager is gearing up for a summer of promotional activity which will see the brand back on TV, in cinema and on Video on Demand with a brand new advert as part of its Estrella Life campaign. The Estrella Life is all about sharing great experiences with… Read more »

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