The Sun Inn, a beloved community hub in Beverley, has recently won £1000 of beer for their ‘Grand Idea’ of The Sun Sessions featuring local musicians at the pub.
Licensees of the Sun Inn Paul and Del, alongside the pub team, entered their Sun Sessions into the ‘Grand Idea’ competition- an internal Stonegate Group competition launched to showcase the incredible ideas its pubs have come up with to provide fresh entertainment to their customers. After the Sun Sessions reaching the top three ideas, Paul, Del and the team were thrilled to find out they had won the Grand Idea and plan to re-invest the £1000 of beer won back into the pub.
Already known as a well-established music pub, The Sun Inn came up with the idea to host monthly ‘Sun Sessions’ to shine a light on local up-and-coming artists, giving them a platform to perform their original songs and sell their merch to an eager crowd of customers.
The Sun Sessions are run on one Sunday a month and start at 5:30pm, running until 8:30pm giving local artists the opportunity to showcase their incredible talents. The pub is transformed for the Sun Sessions, with the area dimmed and ambient lighting added to enhance the experience for both the performers and the crowd.
Going the extra mile, Licensee Paul has also got the pub’s local radio involved in the Sun Session, which is recorded and aired on the radio as part of a dedicated sun sessions segment of their show, which has helped further spread awareness of both The Sun Inn and the artists performing.
The Success of the Sun Sessions has been extraordinary, with the pub gaining an army of guests excited for the upcoming ones.
Licensee Paul said: “We are delighted to have won the Grand Idea competition, it is amazing to be recognised for our hard work with the Sun Sessions. We take a lot of pride in being a local music pub for all the community to enjoy and we can’t wait for our next Sun Session, we hope to see everyone there!”
The Sun Inn also have a range of other entertainment throughout the week, with cover bands every weekend, along with an open mic night every Tuesday and a quiz night on a Thursday, perfect for the whole family to enjoy!
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