4,000 copies of Forward to the Bar are distributed in and beyond the city

Your advert will appear in the A5 sized magazine that is distributed to pubs, clubs and other locations in and around Birmingham.

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It is published four times a year – Spring (out Mar), Summer (Jun), Autumn (Sep) and Winter (Dec)

To request an advert in Forward to the Bar, please complete the form below or email

Advertising rates (VAT will be added to all prices)

SizeDimensions (h x  w)Price
Full Page190 x 128mm£175
Half Page93.5 x 128mm£95
Quarter Page93.5 x 62mm£55
Inside Front Or Back Cover 148×210 with 3mm bleed £240 Special rate £220
Back Cover 148×210 with 3mm bleed £320 Special rate £255

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