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Norfolk landlord shortlisted for publican of the year award

PUBLISHED: 22:55 03 February 2020 | UPDATED: 22:55 03 February 2020

Anton Wimmer is the landlord and owner of The Kings Head at Bawburgh. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Anton Wimmer is the landlord and owner of The Kings Head at Bawburgh. Picture: Sonya Duncan

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A Norfolk pub owner is in the running to be crowned landlord of the year 2020.

Anton Wimmer, who has owned The Kings Head Bawburgh for 35-years, is one of six landlords from across the country to make the final shortlist in The Best Publican Award 2020.

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Organised by The Pub Show, an annual celebration of the pub industry, the Best Publican Award seeks to recognise an individual who has made a significant contribution to the industry.

A spokesperson for Mr Wimmer and The Kings Head Bawburgh said: "Anton is excited to attend the awards and celebrate along with the other finalists the joy of being shortlisted - hopefully coming away with the prize after the ceremony. However the pride at being recognised in the final six is already a fantastic feeling for Anton."

The winner of The Best Publican 2020 award will be announced at a ceremony at The Pub Show 2020 in London on February 4.


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