Faversham Hop Festival

Roll out the barrel

01 September 2014

Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame was once again the official partner for this year’s Faversham Hop Festival on Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31.It was the 25th year of the free two-day event, which commemorates the golden days of hop picking in Kent.To mark the anniversary, staff from the Faversham-based brewery carried out a ceremonial rolling of a barrel of beer through the street

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Faversham Hop Festival 2013

30 August 2013

Faversham plays host to the annual Hop Festival this weekend and visitors to this year's festivities can expect a weekend of fine Kentish food, beer and entertainment as 20,000 descend on the UK's hop-growing home.

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Part of the Family

27 August 2012

In January this year Richard Frost took on the role of Shepherd Neame head brewer. This will be his first Hop Festival and he can’t wait…

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