It's been some journey! Read all about Everards key moments from our founder William Everard setting up our first brewery to the exciting development of Everards Meadows, and everything in between ...
A new addition to the family!
We’ve added a lovely new pub to our estate and welcomed two fabulous business owners to the Everards Family.
100 years of The Free Trade Inn and the story behind the new swing sign…
The Free Trade Inn pub in Sileby, Leicestershire, has been owned by Everards for 100 years this year and has just completed a refresh, with an investment of £50,000.
Stuck in a romantic rut?
Here’s some of our tried and tested ideas for a great night in or out!
The 5 best places to enjoy pizza in Leicestershire
Its National Pizza Day and we love nothing more that chatting food and drink.
£90k investment with a million dollar view!
The Cheney has the best views in Leicestershire, and it's even more charming now, thanks to a recent £90k joint investment.
Brewing up success with two awards at the Leicestershire Tourism and Hospitality Awards!
We scooped up two awards at the prestigious Leicestershire Tourism and Hospitality Awards at the glittering ceremony at Athena in Leicester.
The Five Lamps gets an £80,000 revamp!
Business owners James and David of the Five Lamps pub in Derby are overjoyed with the new look of their pub following a joint investment with Everards of just over £80,000.
A Beacon of partnership sparks a new addition for Loughborough
A joint investment of £105,000 between Everards and Malcom has brought a great new space for the local community to enjoy, to life.
An 'Old Original' on the road!
You may wonder why we have a ‘barrel van; on the front of our shop and Beer Hall at Everards Meadows. It is actually a replica of a unique and historic Everards vehicle!
Outstanding Contribution to Work with Care Experienced Young People Award
We are extremely proud to have received such a great award!
Celebrating 25 years with Mick & Linda!
Today we celebrate and raise a glass to Mick and Linda as they celebrate 25 years with us!!!
Justin and Wayne began their journey with Everards back in October 2018, it was great to catch up with them to hear all bout the last 4 years and how far they've come...
Alex brings his dream of owning a fantastic pub to life!
Alex trained as a chef and dreamt of running his own pub business with a vision to create a great pub for all to enjoy, and together with partner Rhe he has done just that.
Our beers win big at SIBA Midlands Independent Beer Awards!
Proud to share our beers have received GOLD and BRONZE in three categories at the prestigious SIBA Awards...
PubAid receives highest ever support from industry New funding will be used to promote pubs as a force for good
Proud to support 'Get the Ball Rolling'.
#StartAConversation Suicide is preventable.
In it together – a toast to our partnership
We are proud to work with such amazing business owners!
Double award winners for investment in Leicestershire
We’re delighted to see our new home receive such recognition!
Community Excellence Funding Comes into Bloom
Earlier this year, The Mountsorrel and Rothley Heritage Centre received £1,381 from the Everards Community Excellence Fund, provided by the Everards Family Foundation and Carling.
Book your brewery tour today!
The wait is over, beer enthusiasts can now book a behind the scenes tour of our fantastic new brewery!
South Leicestershire Litter Wombles receive much needed funding
On Sunday 8th August, member of the Everards team Kia Ryan went to spend the morning with the South Leicestershire Litter Wombles – a group of local litter pickers that were recently successful in their application to the Everards Community Excellence Fund.
12 Community projects to benefit from a share of £40,000 this summer!
We are delighted to announce that with the support from The Everard Family Foundation and Carling, 12 of the 160+ community projects that applied for funding, are able to go ahead.
Our beer hall receives the highest food hygiene rating!
We’re delighted that the hard work of the kitchen team has been recognised with a five rating for our food hygiene.
Justin and Wayne share what it's like owing a pub business
We catch up with our friends Justin and Wayne at The Queens Head to chat about what it's like to own a pub business and their plans for the future.
The Bulls Head Cosby and Everards
Paul and Gaynor at The Bulls Head are an independent family run business just like Everards and have been at their pub and home for 37 years now! Here's how they got started in the pub world and why they still love it, even in these difficult times...
The Paget Arms and Everards
Dave and Kim took over the Paget Arms in Loughborough, just over a year ago. After meeting them at one of our Pop Inn events we could see what a great fit they were for the Paget and were able to offer them an agreement that was right for them.
Pilot Brewery goes in at Everards Meadows!
Watch as our new pilot brewery is put in position at our new home
BII Heart of the Community Award Winners!
What a fantastic achievement! Congratulations to our fantastic business owners who have been recognised and awarded with the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) Heart of the Community award for all they have done to support their local communities at this challenging time.
Everards and The Royal Oak, Kirby Muxloe
Before the pandemic began back in March 2020, Sarah and Bob, business owners of The Royal Oak had just seen their vision of combining their previous deli business with their new pub venture come to life, as they re-opened the doors to their new pub deli - only to close them again just a week later.
Jenno's and Everards
We love working with like minded independent business owners to help them grow their business and bring their business vision to life, like we have with Danny and Paul and their existing coffee house Jenno's.
At the heart of the community
Yolanda and Chris at The White Lion in Whissendine have received great recognition for all they have done and continue to do to support their local village through this difficult year.
Everards and The Rustic Crust
Ross and Camille bring authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas to Nottinghamshire and beyond. They started off doing so out of a renovated Land Rover named Poppy (which they still have!) until a chat with us led them to opening up their very own pizzeria in the beautiful village of Farnsfield.
Take a look inside our new state-of-the-art brewery, beer hall and shop
Opening Spring 2021
Want to grow your business and become a multiple operator? Let us help you!
Steve Thornton loves pubs. He has run or worked in pubs since 2007 and currently runs three with us. His first pub with us was The Old Crown in the beautiful Leicestershire village of Fleckney.
Independent businesses working together
We love working with like minded independent business owners to help them grow their business and bring their business vision to life
A dream built in Rome!
Ross and Camille bring authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas to Nottinghamshire and beyond!
Supporting all independent businesses.
Did you know? We support independent business owners to run their own business in buildings we own. Most of these are pubs but we are proud to work with other types of businesses too.
Join us in celebrating a huge milestone as John and Janis celebrate 15 years at The Tram Depot in Cambridge
They might be celebrating alone in lockdown right now, but they can't wait to raise a toast with their customers and friends when they reopen the doors!
The Everard Family Foundation make a £50,000 donation to Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland
The Everard Family Foundation are donating £50,000 to Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland. This is a local cause that the Everard family have a long history of supporting, with Richard Everard being their president since 1992 and donating regularly over the years.
New Sporting Partnership with Leicester City Hockey Club
Leicester’s best-loved community sports facility, St Margaret’s Pastures, is being transformed and we are proud to be part of it and to support the Leicester Hockey Club in their exciting journey.
White Horse Banbury raise £500 for charity
New Year, new hair-do was Ken’s motto at the start of 2020 as he set out to raise money for charity once agian...
Cheers to 30 Years!
Tony and Kathryn Marshall are celebrating 30 years behind the bar.
Jon Elks joins the team as Head Brewer
Jon joins the Everards team with a wealth of experience and knowledge, after 18 years with Carlsberg UK.
£1,000 funds new chairs for the hall!
The old broken chairs have been replaced with 100 new comfortable padded chairs at Thurlaston Village Hall.
Our new brewery is really coming to life!
This is an exciting milestone in the development of our new state-of-the-art brewery. As the brewing equipment is lifted into place, it is becoming a reality!
£2,408 funds volunteer rescue team with vital new kit
These local heroes have been able to purchase new kit for their 12 new recruits, keeping them protected from the elements, while remaining safe and visible during their missions.
£1,490 transforms space in church
The church has invested in a new meeting area to be used by mothers & toddlers, the elderly and the local community for social gatherings, occasional meetings and coffee mornings.
£1,822 supports people with Mental Health in Rutland
Andrew Bolland, representative of the charity LAMP nominated the group for support through his local pub The Barley Mow.
£2,000 aids bi-weekly meetings for local men
Eric Waweru nominated a new project aptly named ‘Man Monday’ for his local community.
£500 funds new fire door in Cosby
Paul Hodges, Landlord of The Bulls Head pub in Cosby nominated his local community library to gain much needed funding when he heard about the We Got This campaign via Everards.
Charity pub of the Year Finalists
Well done to David and the team at The White Horse for reaching the final at PubAid's Charity Pub of the Year awards last night!!
Regeneration award for Kier
Congratulations to our friends at Kier construction who won the category; Regeneration Scheme of the Year, sponsored by Keepmoat Homes for their work at our Everards Meadows – Phase 1A
£500 Funding Saves our Seas
Save our Seas is an environmentally conscious initiative led by Harborough Morsbags Pod, a local sewing group where a dedicated group of volunteers upcycle unwanted fabric, donated to them by the community, into reusable shopping bags called Morsbags.
£1,368 funds a brand new community group in Braunstone!
St Crispin’s Church provides a lunch group for people living on low incomes and the elderly who feel isolated and lonely. The group survives on donations from attendees and left-over food donations from Waitrose and Tesco.
£2,000 funds subsidsed canal boat trips
The Peter Le Marchant Trust has been running highly subsidised canal boat trips for the elderly, disabled and seriously ill for over 40 years.
£2,800 funds a new wheelchair for the Bears!
Nominated for support by Tom Masterson, the bears head coach the team were awarded funding from Everards and Carling earlier this year.
We are delighted to see our Managing Director, Stephen Gould, recognised on the list of 50 Kind Leaders which has been announced today, on International Kindness Day.
£2,633 funds community space in Melton
Melton Community Allotment is a local group that provides opportunities to learn how to grow and cook fresh food.
Everards Meadows is open for everyone to enjoy!
70 acres of beautiful green space to explore, a coffee shop and cycle store.
Celebrating 170 Years!
Proud to still be independent and family owned.
Unique Iron Age shield found at Everards Meadows
Shield provides new insight into the construction and design of prehistoric weaponry.
These Pubs Made a Difference
Every year we celebrate all of our business owners and the difference they make in their pubs and local communities. We all head down to Leicester Racecourse for a fun filled day of celebrations and award our 14 winners!