Graffiti Spirits hopes to use a pop-up residency of mezcal and tequila concept El Bandito in Shoreditch as a springboard for a permanent site in the capital.
The Forge, the purpose-built live music and arts venue in Camden, is set to close this week after eight years
Mengarie, the Manchester-based bar concept, is set for further expansion after securing new investment
Revolution Bars Group has confirmed it will open its first venue in Northern Ireland with the launch of a Revoluciòn de Cuba in Belfast
Burning Night Group, the Leeds based bar operator, has raised more than £4m in a peer to peer lending campaign due to close tonight.
Luke Johnson has told MCA there is further work to do within Eclectic Bars Group, which could involve re-branding sites and introducing new concepts.
Toby Smith, chief executive of Novus Leisure, has told MCA that the company has continued to make significant progress
Brighton Pier Group, the parent company of Eclectic Bars Group, has updated on its strategy to rationalise its bar group and integrate the two sides of the business.
Be At One has confirmed it will open a further site in Leeds, the first time it will have opened a second venue in a city outside of London
Sugar Hut has launched a franchise opportunity as it looks to expand further nationally and internationally
Late Night Venue Opinion
The Inception Group has made a name for itself with its colourful approach to bars and restaurants, but its latest venture sees a more grown-up approach to healthy eating. Co-founder Charlie Gilkes talks to James Wallin about how all operators need to put the emphasis on experience
Living in a culture in which people are constantly afraid of missing out, consumers are demanding experiences that deviate from the mainstream. Can the sector evolve to meet this demand for more experiential events and in the process underpin a renaissance in the UK’s late-night sector?
Last year the future looked bleak for listed late-night operator Eclectic Bar Group as it suffered a slump in sales from its core student market. But with the involvement of Luke Johnson came an unexpected new direction, a restructure and a resultant upturn in sales. Lee Nicolson – the recently appointed managing director of Eclectic – talks to James Wallin about partying, ping pong and piers.
Since rescuing the country’s largest nightclub operator from administration four years ago, Peter Marks has sets about re-establishing its position at the heart of the late-night sector. With a new identity, new brands and a reinvested, reinvigorated estate, what does the future hold for the Deltic Group? James Wallin finds out
Steve Locke, co-founder of leading cocktail bar operator Be At One, gives his seven reasons why bar operators, and his own company in particular, remain best placed to take advantage of the growing cocktail sector