As it is our second anniversary on the 5th May we are so getting behind this record attempt, we want you all to be part of the biggest virtual pub event ever alongside having some great entertainment from top comedians right in the comfort of your own home, so get your tickets, crack open a drink or two and sit down for a great night with friends and family online.
The Line Up
Why we're doing it
The National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal
The intensity of emergencies in 2017 – from the terrorist attacks in Manchester and London to Grenfell – led the Charity Commission to convene a number of people in the charitable sector to see if there was a better way of responding to national emergencies. This has led to the creation of the National Emergencies Trust, which will collaborate with charities and other bodies to raise and distribute money and support victims at the time of a domestic disaster.
It is a charity, not the state; it will be additional to what the state does. It is independent of government, and will not seek to replicate the work of central or local government.
The world is in a state of emergency. The outbreak of coronavirus is affecting both businesses and people from across the globe. Many people are suffering, not just physically due to ill health, but also economically and socially. Workers are struggling to make ends meet, small, local businesses are closing their doors, and social distancing and self-isolation means people aren’t able to visit vulnerable loved ones.
The Government is responding to alleviate some of this pressure. However, at times like this, it’s the strength and desire to help from the public that can make the most difference. That’s why we, the National Emergencies Trust, are today launching an appeal to raise funds for local charities and grassroots organisations that can provide vital support to people in the quickest way possible.
How it works for pubs
Save the date
We know you're not going anywhere, because you're not allowed out. So don't pretend you have anything else to be doing. The date is set.
Buy a ticket and take your place at the bar
We have 450 'front row' places at the bar and a huge pub garden. Proceeds of the night will go to The National Emergencies Trust
Support your local pub
We’re inviting pubs to fundraise alongside this as part of our Pay It Forward programme supported by Beavertown
Play-along and win
Join us on the night for a fun packed evening in The Covid Arms and help us set a new Guinness World Records© for the most people in a virtual pub!
Supporting your local pub
Pubs have been some of the hardest industries hit over the long term, the industry was difficult before the recent outbreak, now the hospitality industry is on its knees. Support your local community pub to ensure is survival, it is likely pubs will remain closed long after the majority of businesses are release from lockdown, every penny will go to supporting the pub and local community raise essential funds.