The Bull in Crouch Street, Colchester has reached the finals of Music Pub of The Year at the prestigious Publican Awards 2010.
Over the past 3 years The Bull has transformed itself into a venue that hosts live music 6 nights a week that is appreciated by musicians and customers throughout Colchester and its surrounding areas but it is now officially recognised as one of the top 6 music pubs in the UK. The Music Pub of the Year award is for venues that are dedicated to music and provide a varied music programme that reflects customersâ€™ needs and preferences, and attracts new customers which, in turn, boosts trade.
Dave Richards owner of The Bull said, â€œWhen I first heard the news I was delighted for both The Bull and the town of Colchester. My staff I and I work very hard in planning a live music schedule in both our Main Bar and The Music Room but our success has come from the customers who gave The Bull a chance and have never looked backâ€.
Dave added, â€œDuring the past 6 months weâ€™ve seen a real buzz surround Colchesterâ€™s music scene and I think this news reflects that, itâ€™s great news for us and the townâ€.
The Publican Awards are the most respected awards in the pub industry and take place at Londonâ€™s Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane on Tuesday 21st April.