The White Lion in Heeley, Sheffield has been chosen as the Regional Finalist (Yorkshire, The North East and Scotland) for the Great British Pub Awards 2014, a prestigious annual event that takes place nationally. Following recognition as the only pub from Yorkshire selected as a finalist for the Best Entertainment category, The White Lion will be heading to the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane in London on Thursday 11th September to attend the awards ceremony and battle it out with the 5 other region winners for the acclaimed award of being the UK’s number #1 pub. Danny Grayson, multi-site operator and owner of both The White Lion and Champs, said: “This is fantastic news for Yorkshire and I am delighted to see the work put in by myself, my managers Martin and Linda Allen and Punch Taverns has been recognised at a national level. Thanks are due to the performers and customers who have supported us, helping to keep music live – we’re absolutely thrilled by the award”. The White Lion, with a great selection of real ale and fine malt whisky, has a diverse range of live music all week round and all events are free.