Gun Aid - Help us keep the doors open!

********** You have blown our minds AND our target! We have now stopped taking your donations *************
We will now focus on thanking you all and getting you rewards out to you asap. We can't wait to see you when we re open properly.
Lots of love,
The Gun team.

The Gun is a neighbourhood pub built around the community in the heart of Hackney. If you’ve drunk, danced, dined or just hung out with us you’ll know exactly what we mean.  A one-off, run by landlords Nick and Hanna Stephens, The Gun is a seven year labour of love that’s the beating heart of Well Street in Hackney. 

We host an amazing line up of DJs  every single weekend for no charge. Every drink that’s served is consistently top notch and we go out of our way to make sure everyone who comes through the door feels welcome.  Many of our locals call it a London institution, and that is what we're most proud of,

The Gun is a small independent business and although there’s been seven years of relative success, when the pandemic hit there wasn’t a massive reserve in the bank . However, this fundraiser isn’t just about our current closure but also about the road ahead. When we do reopen, the pub is likely to run at a loss until a vaccine is found and social distancing measure are dropped and this will be tricky to navigate.

We have proudly built an amazing community of regulars we genuinely call friends and family.  To celebrate our people,  (once we're safe to do so) we plan on throwing a reopening party to which everyone's welcome. We appreciate that not everyone is financially stable at the moment, so even if you can’t pledge, we’d love for you to join us at the party, everybody gets their first drink on us.

If you can donate, we can’t thank you enough for your support and there are some great rewards to show our appreciation. We look forward to pouring you drinks, seeing friends, dancing under the neon and remembering what makes The Gun so special.
“The Gun is that rarity in London: a ‘proper pub’”
- Time Out


£20 Gets you your first pint on us and an invite to the reopening weekend party

  Gets you a bespoke screen print by Justin "Rusty" Taylor , your first pint on us and an invite to the reopening weekend party

£100 Gets you a choice of one three limited edition Will Sweeney or Matt & Dan Studio T-shirts, your first pint on us and an invite to the reopening weekend party


£1000 Earns you a personalised tankard on the Shelf of Heroes, your first pint on us (in your tankard ) and an invite to the reopening weekend party



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Fundraising team (3)

Nick Stephens 
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Ben Rymer 
Team member
Hanna Sinclair-Stephens 
Team member
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