CRAFTY COMMUNITY

As winners of the Best Community Pub Operator Award at the Publican Awards 2022, Craft Union pride themselves on their fantastic community and charity work! Check out some of our amazing Crafty Community articles below or our social media pages for further Crafty Community updates.

Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day

We recently launched our Armed Forces Day Day campaign as a nationwide THANK YOU to the men and women who have or are serving in the British Armed Forces. We reached out to you all and asked you to submit your photographs to display on our TV's all day on 25th June.

MNDA

MNDA

Check out what our amazing Crafty community have been doing to raise money for MNDA.

More Than A Cyclist on Countryfile

More Than A Cyclist on Countryfile

More Than A Cyclist features on Countryfile!

More Than A Cyclist

More Than A Cyclist

More Than A Cyclist turns 1!

Easter Egg Appeal

Easter Egg Appeal

The Easter Egg Appeal is an opportunity to make Easter more special this year for children less fortunate.

Publican Awards 2022

Publican Awards 2022

We are very proud to announce that Craft Union picked up the Best Community Pub Operator award!

Donations for Ukraine

Donations for Ukraine

Our INCREDIBLE Crafty Community have been busy raising money and collecting donations for Ukraine.

The Prince of Wales, Sheffield raises over £1000 for the Weston Park Cancer Centre

The Prince of Wales, Sheffield raises over £1000 for the Weston Park Cancer Centre

One of the people who were brave enough to shave their heads and beards on that day was the Operator of the pub, Adam Crookes.

Winter Warmth

Winter Warmth

Throughout December & January we have been busy donating and fundraising for our Winter Warmth campaign supporting the homeless.

2021 Successes

2021 Successes

As the new year begins, we have decided to take a look back at 2021 and glance at all of our successes throughout the year.

Christmas Toy Appeal

Christmas Toy Appeal

WOW! Our AMAZING Crafty Community have been busy collecting and donating toys for children less fortunate this Christmas!

Serve Our Soldiers

Serve Our Soldiers

On the 1st November, we launched our 'Serve our Soldiers' Remembrance Day campaign and began raising funds for Help for Heroes and Royal British Legion. We reached out to you all and asked you to submit your soldier/ veteran photographs.

Craft Union SPOOKTACULAR Halloween

Craft Union SPOOKTACULAR Halloween

A big THANK YOU to our Crafty Community. What a SPOOKTACULAR Halloween we have had. With lots of ghoulish games, devilish drinks and freaky fancy dress you did not disappoint!

Jeans for Genes

WEARING JEANS – CHANGING LIVES - JEANS FOR GENES

Many thanks to our customers for supporting Jeans for Genes week in September. We raised a total of £5840.49...

CRAFT UNION EMPLOYEE JO, CREATES CAMPAIGN 'MORE THAN A CYCLIST'

Craft Union Employee Jo, created a campaign back in December 2020 called 'More Than A Cyclist'…

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MICHAEL ELLIS MP SUPPORTS OUR NORTHAMPTON PUB

Thanks to operator Alana Lineham, Regional Manager, Louise Hill…

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CRAFT UNION RAISES OVER £95,000 FOR LOCAL CHARITIES DURING The Euros

Craft Union Pub Company raises over £95,000 for local charities during The Euros tournament while the…

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The Fox & Duck reopens its garden following major investment 

The Fox & Duck, on Fulwood Road in Sheffield, reopened its doors to the local community

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The Pack Horse reopens its garden following major investment

The Pack Horse, in Pack Horse Yard in Leeds, reopened its doors to the local community

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THE FAIRFIELD REOPENS ITS GARDEN FOLLOWING MAJOR INVESTMENT

The Fairfield, on Fairfield Road in Stockton-on-Tees, reopened its doors to the local community last week

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THE STATION HOUSE IN TONBRIDGE JOINS F.E.A.S.T'S FOOD APPEAL

The Station house, on Barden Road in Tonbridge, has teamed up with local foodbank...

 

SOLIHULL PUB COLLECTS CRISP PACKETS TO BE MADE INTO BLANKETS FOR THE HOMELESS

The Dingle, on Tanhouse Farm Road in Solihull, has been collecting hundreds of crisps packets...

 

CRAFT UNION'S CHRISTMAS FUNDRAISING CONTINUES DESPITE LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS

Craft Union Pub Company's Crafty Squad remained undeterred when tighter Government Tiered resctrictions closed many of...

 

CRAFT UNION'S BUCK, DRIFFIELD RAISES OVER £1,500 FOR LOCAL BOY

The amazing team at the Buck, Driffield has raised over £1,500 to help a local little boy along the way to having potentially life-saving treatment...

 

WITTON CHIMES OPERATOR ADAM RECOGNISED FOR COVID LOCKDOWN EFFORTS

Adam Prestage, who runs Craft Union pub the Witton Chimes, has been awarded the British Institute of Innkeeping’s (BII) Heart…

 

HOW BRADFORD PUBS ARE HELPING THOSE IN NEED AS COVID-19 CRISIS CONTINUES

The Craft Union Pub Company has launched Tears for Tiers which will see pubs help feed the hungry, help those...

THE SHERWOOD RAISES FUNDS TO BUY CUSTOMER NEW MOBILITY SCOOTER

The Sherwood raises funds to buy customer new mobility scooter. A group of customers and the team at The...

CRAFT UNION PUBS RAISE OVER £9,000 FOR NHS CHARITIES TOGETHER

Craft Union pubs across Manchester, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, and Leeds have announced a huge £9,000 fund raising total, raised to support...

THE GEORGE AND HOPE HOUSE

The George teams up with local to raise £1,200 for Hope House Oswestry local, Gary Payne, and The George...

ONLY A PAVEMENT AWAY - FILL A FLASK

Following the success of the inaugural Fill a Flask campaign in 2019, 92 Only A Pavement Away volunteers in London...

THE WHITE HORSE IN KING'S LYNN WINS THE GREAT BRITISH PUB AWARDS - PUB HEROES

The White Horse in King's Lynn has won the Mindfulness category in The Great British Pub Awards – Pub…

LIFE WITH CRAFT UNION

Working with Craft Union could be the next step in your career you’ve been waiting to take! At Craft Union…

 

FUNDRAISING PUB RAISES £8,000

Pub operators and customers at The Wellington Hotel, Dalton-in-Furness have raised £8,000 for a range of local charities and services…

 

NEWBURY PUB ENCOURAGES LOCALS TO 'TRY JANUARY'

Local Newbury pub, The Monument, is encouraging customers to engage in a ‘Try Jan Never Dry…

 

EI GROUP PUB SUPPORT HUB WAKEFIELD & UNION BANK OPENING LAUNCH

The event was held to celebrate the £1.7m investment and transformation of the Historic Grade II listed building, originally built…

 

CRAFT UNION’S LOCAL COMMUNITY HEROES

As part of Craft Union’s philosophy we believe our pubs play a vital role in the lives of their local…

 

DERRIFORD HOSPITAL CHILDREN’S WARD GETS SURPRISE NEW YEAR GIFT

Managers from the Craft Union Pub Company yesterday surprised the Children’s Ward at Derriford Hospital with a New…

 

CRAFT UNION PUBS TACKLE CHRISTMAS LONELINESS WITH ‘CHATTER NATTER’ COMMUNITY SCHEME

The UK’s leading community-led pub group, Craft Union has announced the national roll-out of its Chatter Natter…

 

CRAFT UNION TEARS FOR TIERS CAMPAIGN

Craft Union has launched Tears for Tiers - a campaign helping local communities throughout the ever-changing COVID-19 restrictions. Over the...

THE GARDEN HOUSE, NORWICH, DONATING TO HOMELESS

The Garden House, Norwich, part of the award-winning Craft Union Pub Company, is handing out over 3000 meal pouches and…