Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Pub Hosts Celebrity Bat and Trap Match

    15 September 2014

    Writer and broadcaster Janet Street-Porter and chef Brian Turner delighted regulars at Faversham’s Market Inn when they dropped in for a game of bat and trap. The TV stars were being filmed for their new BBC One series Taste of Britain, currently being screened on weekdays at 3.45pm.

  • Enjoy a Night at the Races

    14 September 2014

    A charity race night is taking place at the Chimney Boy in Faversham on Friday, September 19.   Licensees Nicola McCullagh and Michael Payne have organised the event at the Shepherd Neame pub to raise funds for Faversham Town Football Club.

  • Featured Recipe: Thai Beef Salad

    13 September 2014

    This salad uses fresh flavours and leftover rare roast beef to create a stunning, virtually fat-free dish that is not only easy but is cheap to prepare and sure to impress. Download a printable copy here   Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 0 minsMarinating time: 2hrsServes 4 Ingredients:

  • Special Delivery for Shepherd Neame

    12 September 2014

    An historic delivery van used by Shepherd Neame more than 90 years ago has returned to the brewery. The maroon Austin 7 was first registered to the Faversham-based brewery in November 1923. It was recently discovered at a private collection in Kent, where it had been restored with its original 1920s livery.

  • Autumn Events at Shepherd Neame

    10 September 2014

    There’s something for everyone on offer at Faversham-based brewery Shepherd Neame this autumn, from a seasonal beer and food matching evening to some fantastic rock and pop tribute acts. We round up the major events taking place from September to December.

  • Pub of the week: The Zetland Arms, Kingsdown

    09 September 2014

    The Zetland Arms in Kingsdown, near Deal, is a fantastic little pub situated right on the beach.  Following a refurbishment last year funded by Shepherd Neame, the pub looks smart and clean, while retaining its homely, traditional feel.  There are some lovely nautical touches to the décor, using nets, rope, wood and copper to reflect the seafaring spirit of this little gem of a pub.

  • Pop Down the Pub to Say Your Prayers

    08 September 2014

    A Kent church has come up with a quirky new venue for worship – the village pub. Martin Jones, vicar at St Martin’s in Aldington, near Ashford, is conducting a weekly service at historic Shepherd Neame pub the Walnut Tree.It takes place in the bar from 9am every Wednesday, and the congregation is growing every week.

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About Shepherd Neame

Shepherd Neame is Britain’s Oldest Brewer, based in Faversham, Kent, since 1698. It is a family business with strong family engagement and a balance of Neame family members and non-family members on the Board of Directors

All of our beers are brewed with the finest traditional ingredients including water from our own artesian well, deep beneath the brewery.

We are proud to brew a range of quintessentially Kentish ales including Spitfire Bishops Finger and Master Brewas well as award-winning lagers, including Samuel Adams Boston Lager and Asahi.

Shepherd Neame prides itself on being an integrated regional brewer with an estate of good quality pubs and hotels across the south east of England including Kent, Medway, London, Essex, Surrey and Sussex.