23 April 2013
The BBPA team, led by Beer Sommelier Steve Livens, promoted British beer to an audience of British and international chefs at Raymond Blanc’s ‘Best of British’ event held yesterday at the Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Oxford. The event’s key focus was to introduce global chefs to British produce, with beer being one of the highlights of the event.
15 April 2013
If you can’t be at Wembley, there’s no better place to enjoy the FA Cup Final on Saturday May 11 than the Freemasons Arms, in London’s Covent Garden, soccer’s other spiritual home. The Victorian-built Freemasons Arms pub in Long Acre is a lasting tribute to the founders of the Football Association 150 years ago. The pioneers of soccer met at the original Freemasons pub over six evenings in the aut
10 April 2013
Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame has launched a new cask ale calendar – including five new beers.
28 March 2013
The Marine Hotel which enjoys impressive sea views from its prime location at Tankerton in Whitstable, has received a £1.6m transformation by Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame. It is the brewery’s single largest refurbishment to date with the entire building – interior and exterior – undergoing a substantial restyling.
27 March 2013
Great Notley pub, the Essex Cricketers, has received a £40,000 renovation, jointly funded by licensee Alan Lilley and Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame. Situated on the green in the heart of the village of Great Notley, near Braintree, the pub’s renovation has focused on the 60-seater restaurant and separate function room. Says licensee Alan Lilley, “We’ve significantly improved our restaur