‘Good For You?’ Branding Guinness

‘My Goodness, My Guinness’, ‘Guinness For Strength’ and ‘There’s Nothing Like a Guinness’ are only some of the familiar sayings that feature on the many popular advertising posters of the 1930s. Was Guinness ever good for you?

Dr Stella Moss takes a fresh look at the history of this iconic brand. Enjoy a complimentary drink and begin your evening by journeying through the Museum’s collection which feature many items from the talk.

Dr Stella Moss

Dr Stella Moss is a social and cultural historian of modern Britain. Having completed her PhD at Oxford University, she now teaches at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Stella’s research focuses on drinking cultures, with a particular interest in gender. She is currently writing a book on women’s drinking in pubs. Further research interests include the architecture and design of pubs and bars, drinking cultures and practices, and advertising and branding. Much of her research has focused on World War One, and the 1920s and 30s. Other publications include articles on the regulation of children’s presence in pubs, the control of women’s drinking in the Great War, and an exploration of 1930s pub music.  

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Main image credit: Courtesy of the Museum of Brands