Royal Seal of Approval for Shepherd Neame

23 September 2014

Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame has been granted extended use of the Royal Warrant by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. Royal Warrants are granted to companies who have regularly supplied goods or services for a minimum of five consecutive years to The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh or The Prince of Wales.

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Celebrating 25 Years of Faversham Hop Festival

25 August 2014

Preparations are underway for the 25thFaversham Hop Festival, taking place on Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31. Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame, based in the market town, is once again the official partner for the free two-day event, which commemorates the golden days of hop picking in Kent.

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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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