Nightclub

Operating costs at nightlife businesses soar

Operating costs at nightlife businesses soar

By Restaurant

Nightlife businesses have seen their operating costs soar by more than a quarter, according to new figures from the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA).

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme comes to an end

Furlough scheme ends

By Joe Lutrario

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - better known as furlough - has come to an end.

Deltic sold to Rekom for £10m

Deltic sold to Rekom for £10m

By James McAllister

UK nightlife operator Deltic was bought out of administration by Scandinavian nightclub group Rekom last month for £10m, accounts from administrator BDO reveal.

Night-time economy operators Deltic Group, Fabric, Revolution Bars and Stonegate appeal for Coronavirus bailout in meeting with Business Secretary...

Nightclub bosses appeal for bailout

By James McAllister

Bosses from some of the UK's biggest night-time economy operators will meet with the Business Secretary this week in an attempt to secure a potential lifeline for the sector.

Deliveroo begins targeting wet-led pubs

Deliveroo begins targeting wet-led pubs

By Mark Wingett

Deliveroo has started working with pubs and bars which don’t have kitchens, allowing customers to order food to the pub they are in.

Will you fight for the night?

MONTHLY COLUMN

Will you fight for the night?

By Hannah Thompson

From noise complaints to soaring business rates, pubs, bars, restaurants and nightclubs face similar problems. Is it time to unite and fight, asks Tony Naylor

Gerry Calabrese: Career Profile

Gerry Calabrese: Career Profile

By Emma Eversham

Gerry Calabrese may be the son of world-famous bartender Salvatore Calabrese, but he has firmly made his own mark on London's bar and club scene, opening The Hoxton Pony in Shoreditch in 2008, before heading outside of his East End heartland to launch...

Notting Hill nightclub Cherryjam to re-open as Shimmy

Notting Hill nightclub Cherryjam to re-open as Shimmy

By Emma Eversham

Former Notting Hill nightclub Cherryjam will re-open in October as Shimmy with LoveBrunch duo Hugo Heathcote and Deji Carr hoping to take the venue 'back to its legendary musical roots of the noughties'. 

Oceana Bristol will be the first to adopt the Pryzm branding when it re-opens at the beginning of September

Luminar to rebrand Oceana nightclubs as ‘Pryzm’

By Luke Nicholls

Nightclub giant Luminar is undergoing a major rebranding and refurbishment of its 10 Oceana venues across the UK, which will see them renamed Pryzm to reflect the multi-characteristics of the new format. 

Disco nightclub will feature choreographed routines from dancers and retro televisions beaming out music videos

Disco nightclub opens in Soho

By Luke Nicholls

The team behind a number of successful London bars and nightclubs including Barts and Bunga Bunga have brought ‘70s Manhattan’ to Soho with the launch of underground nightclub, Disco.

Luminar manages a branded estate of over 70 nightclubs and bars throughout the UK

Luminar given new licence conditions for Oceana Kingston

By Luke Nicholls

Bar and nightclub owner Luminar has been allowed to continue trading one of its largest venues in Kingston under a new set of licence conditions after the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old clubber last year.

Discount disco: According to Mintel's Nightclubs report, reducing entry fees at non-peak times is doing nothing to invigorate the sector

Discounted entry fees fail to push up nightclub visits

By Emma Eversham

Offering discounted entry is failing to push up visitor numbers to nightclubs according to a report by Mintel which forecasts the value of the sector to drop by a further £200m to £1.1bn by 2017.

Luminar saved from administration by former MD Peter Marks

Luminar saved from administration by former MD Peter Marks

By Mark Wingett

A new group led by industry veteran Peter Marks, who was formerly chief executive at Brook leisure and Sports Café, has completed the acquisition of nightclub operator Luminar out of administration in deal worth around £45m.

New music fee proposals 'totally unacceptable' says BBPA

New music fee proposals 'totally unacceptable' says BBPA

By Emma Eversham

Proposals to increase the rates that pubs, clubs, hotels and restaurants pay to host DJ nights or other special music-focused events are 'totally unacceptable' according to the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).

Spotlight

Follow us

Webinars

Hospitality Guides

View more

Featured Suppliers

All