Charity

Charity walkers enjoy well-deserved pint

10 June 2014

Two charity walkers from Kent have completed a gruelling 80 mile trek from Camber Sands with a well-earned pint at the Shepherd Neame brewery in Faversham.Dr Luke Dawes, 43, and childhood friend Rob Sisley, 44, met as choristers at St Paul’s church in Maidstone aged 11.

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Brewery Backs Fundraiser in Memory of Young Soldier

01 May 2014

A rugby tournament organised to raise money in memory of a young soldier is being sponsored by Shepherd Neame. Lieutenant Aaron Lewis was killed in action aged 26 while on his first deployment with the 29 Commando Unit to Afghanistan in 2008. Family and friends of the soldier, from Rochford in Essex, set up a charitable foundation in his name, which has already raised almost £200,000. It organises

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Geoff Rambler donates proceeds from his book to Combat Stress

16 November 2013

November 12th saw Shepherd Neame chief executive, Jonathan Neame, hand over the proceeds from Geoff  Rambler’s (aka Geoff Ettridge) book Heroic Yomps to Combat Stress representative Michelle Campbell. 

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Shepherd Neame Shaves Off for Movember

01 November 2012

Shepherd Neame has marked the start of Movember with a company-wide shave-off.  As an official partner for the Movember charity, Britain’s oldest brewer hosted a collective shearing at the Faversham based brewery for all workers participating in the 2012 moustache-growing campaign. Proving that charity really does start at home, the brewer of official Movember partner Spitfire Ale is encouraging i

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George Taylor's 40-mile Honour Walk

17 September 2012

Eleven-year-old George Taylor recently decided to walk from Gravesend to Canterbury in aid of the Royal British Legion and felt that it would be appropriate to dedicate it to the Honour of Ryan Fletcher, his Dad’s cousin who died while serving in the Royal Navy. We were pleased to be able to help by providing accommodation for the night in Faversham as George took on his 40-mile task.

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