Leeds-based Escapism Bar Group has signed up to a national scheme to protect those on nights out from unwarranted sexual advances or menacing behaviour. ‘Ask for Angela’ is a recognised phrase that when used in a participating venue, staff will either help the person who quoted it to leave discreetly, or ask the other person …

The Langham, London is delighted to announce that Lorenza Pezzetta has been appointed as Bar Manager at the award-winning Artesian bar. Lorenza brings a wealth of experience and her black book from five-star hotels and prestigious private members clubs, which combined with her charming personality and passion for service excellence, make her the perfect person …

Bringing together some of the best rums in the world for one night only, Limin’ Beach Club is thrilled to present Rum Insurrection on National Rum Day, Monday 16th August. Perfect for rum experts and novices alike, attendees will have the chance to trial an exciting range of rums from across the Caribbean and meet …

And announcing their new distribution partnership with premium spirits distributer Mangrove UK. The newest addition to the Balcones portfolio, Texas Pot Still Bourbon will be available in the UK from Master of Malt, Whisky Exchange, The Drinkshop and in a selection of independent specialist wines and spirits merchants.  Big flavours have always been the cornerstone …

•          Hepworth Brewery, in Pulborough, has undergone an expansion which includes a 4,500 sqft warehouse. •          The £350,000 extension was formally opened by Arundel and South Downs MP, Andrew Griffith, in Pulborough on Friday (31st July) who praised the company for its environmentally caring production values. •          The expansion  means the brewery has more space …

 Product is compliant with proposed government non-HFSS guidelines  Leading snack manufacturer Calbee UK is launching an innovative new range of plant-based products under the Harvest Snaps brand to add to the master brands >£100m value sales in the USA and Australia. The exciting new range for the UK is based on extensive research into the …

Property program goes behind the scenes to see glass in production at Huddersfield based firm for the upcoming show on 11th August. Huddersfield based glass manufacturer, Specialist Glass Products, will feature on an upcoming episode of the Channel 4 property show, Remarkable Renovations after Architect and television presenter, George Clarke, visited the factory in Milnsbridge …

Sunmagic Juices relaunches Daymer Bay Drinks as premium artisan juices and lemonades brand Daymer Bay Drinks have launcheda new premium, artisan range of juices and lemonades set to make waves this summer. In striking 250ml single serve glass bottles, the naturally delicious and refreshing range comprises five Not from Concentrate premium juices, namely Orange, Cloudy …

Since 1953, Marker’s Mark has lovingly hand-crafted and bottled one of the world’s most iconic bourbons. However, what is less known is that the heritage brand has an incredibly unique way of collaborating with its on-trade partners. The Maker’s Mark Private Select programme allows invited partners to create their own variation of Maker’s Mark. Working …

City of London Bar, the new home of Whitley Neill Gin, has teamed up with the London Bartender’s Association to host a series of special trade events called ‘Snapper Sundays’. The series will be kicking off on 8th August, and running on the first Sunday of each month thereafter. Designed exclusively for bartenders across the …