British Television and Public Houses

British Television and Public Houses

Public Houses have played such a big part in British culture and everyday life that they have been heavily featured in many television soaps and programs. On occasions there has been a conflict of interest as on the one hand government agencies promote the pub highlighting all the great things about being British, especially community…

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The decline of Britain’s Public Houses

The decline of Britain’s Public Houses

There could be an argument put forward that Britain’s Public Houses have been declining since 1900 when there was 100,000 of them. However, even though there was a drop during the 20th century the quality of the establishment had improved, and it was still seen very much as the centre of the community. The number…

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The original Inns and Taverns

The original Inns and Taverns

Ale has been drunk in the British Isles since the Bronze Age, but it was the Romans who first brought their “tabernae” to the country. These inns were established as a stopping point on the Roman Roads where travellers could purchase beer and other refreshments. The Anglo Saxons then established ale houses from domestic dwellings.…

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