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Award-Winning Pub to Host Wine Tasting Event

17 August 2014

Shepherd Neame’s Wine Pub of the Year, The Shakespeare in Canterbury, is hosting a Wine Tasting evening on Thursday, September 11. The city centre pub, run by Gareth Finney and Dan Sidders, received the honour at the recent annual Shepherd Neame Pub Awards.

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It’s toodle pip to cor-blimey as modern slang becomes totes amazeballs

03 July 2014

If words such as LOL, tidy, selfie and innit mean nothing to you then it might be time you brushed up on your modern slang, with a new poll from Spitfire Ale showing these new terms are catching up with old traditional British sayings. The premium ale brand asked people which slang words and terms – old and new- they use in everyday speech and while almost half still surveyed admit they still say things such as ‘cock-up’ and ‘get your knickers in a twist’, only one in ten at most use terms such as balderdash, cor-blimey, golly gosh, toff and spiffing.

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Teenager Uncovers Shepherd Neame Treasure

01 July 2014

A Shepherd Neame beer bottle dating back more than 100 years has been discovered by a teenager on a woodland walk. 16-year-old Malachi Swaine, from Herne Bay, was trekking in West Blean woods when he found the bottle, covered in moss next to a tree.

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Tasty Honour for Shepherd Neame Chef

20 June 2014

Shepherd Neame’s tenanted food development chef Carol Haime triumphed at this year’s British Barbecue Battle. Carol, who has worked for the Faversham-based brewery for two years, won the Pubs and Bars category in the competition, held at Blenheim Palace near Oxford on Wednesday, June 18. She cooked a starter of barbecued hot smoked salmon with parsley and chive flatbreads and beetroot and lemon ma

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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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