If you haven't yet felt compelled to deck out your pub with Christmas decorations, then good for you! Recent reports would have you believe that the run up to Christmas is beginning earlier every year, as retailers and pubs attempt to draw customers in for a bit of shopping in late November and a swift pint mid-shop.
While some pubs though are clearly jumping the gun time-wise it's up to you to be the voice of reason and make a decision about when is the most realistic time to put your decorations up.
Whenever that time might be for you, you should do your best to make your establishment as warm, friendly and Christmassy as possible to get your audience in the festive spirit.
The following are just a few ideas about how you can make the most of your venue, from bar chairs to the dartboard, this Christmas.
1) A Christmas tree