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Merrie England : The Medieval Roots of the Great British Pub

In this age of continual pub closures, Ted Bruning looks into the opposite - the intriguing question of how, why and when the British pub originates and its development. The likely drinks available ...

The Local - A History of the English Pub

A comprehensive analysis of the history of the English pub over the last 3 centuries. Describes the evolution and development of the pub with Society, Free Trade and Licensed Trade. The main aspects o...

Pubs & Progressives - Reinventing the Public House in England, 1896-1960

By the turn of the 19th/20th centuries the English pub was in a sorry social state , a place that only working folk would visit. Political and Temperance pressures were strong and many brewers adopte...