Get a Round In
We did it
On 11th May 2020 we successfully raised £6,514 with 96 supporters in 42 days

Get a round in now, to enjoy after we open. This will help protect the pub during this difficult time.

by Gill Gibson in Heronsgate, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

We will use any spare funds to cover fixed costs while we are closed and then to restock for the reopening. As you know we tend to support other smaller, independent businesses where possible, so the money raised will help get our suppliers back on their feet in turn.

We might even use some of the extra funds for upgrading the decor and furnishings, and possibly even upgrade the Gents loos!

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created a very uncertain landscape for  millions of British small businesses, which is going to make it very challenging for businesses to survive. Pubs are particularly vulnerable as customers will have new routines and cheaper alcoholic products from the supermarkets. 

Together we can find a way to maintain the community we have built together. We need to remember the hidden value of a pub. Our real world networking is on hold. It has moved online, temporarily. Our Facebook page is full of supportive comments from the regulars. Many are keeping in touch by messaging, and phone calls.

We are supporting those who live alone or are battling the bug.

But we will be back - and you will be welcomed back!

For the first time, we are using this platform to raise funds. By offering beer tabs, tastings and gift vouchers for you to purchase now and redeem later. All vouchers will be valid until April 2021.

The money will help cashflow while we remain closed. There is currently no support from our landlord, or insurers, and it could be some time before government grants are forthcoming. We support many small, independent businesses in turn, so are keen to continue doing so in the short term.

Once we can reopen safely, we all want to enjoy a return to the pub, to rebuild the great community that has been created over the last 15 years. Let's plan for that.

Thank you for your ongoing support. Stay safe & cheers!

Gill & Martin

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This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£25 or more

£25 Beer Tab

Spend £25 today and enjoy your beers when you visit the pub.

£4 or more

Donation to Keyworkers' Kitty

All these donations will be used to fund a 'Thank You' day at the pub once opened. We have regulars who work in key areas, so will invite them & their colleagues to come along to enjoy a well-deserved day of appreciation.

£20 or more

£20 Gift Voucher

Buy a voucher to give as a gift for the beer lover in your life. A certificate will be supplied on request. Valid for 1 year from issue.

£75 or more

7 of 12 claimed

Tutored Beer Tasting with Gill for 6

A personalised beer tasting for you and 5 friends. Beer and nibbles included. An enjoyable way to learn about your own palate and British Real Ales. Dates by arrangement, valid 1 year.

£120 or more

5 of 6 claimed

Secret Stash

Choose your very own firkin of real ale! We will source a cask of your choosing, just for you and your friends. Either to be served on our bar, or set up at your home (within 10 miles of WD3).

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