11 July 2011
A new walking guide, which links together 21 Kent pubs and aims to raise money for charity, has been launched with an inaugural walk.Author Geoff Rambler, aka Geoff Ettridge, led more than 20 guests on a 1.3 mile walk between the Carpenters Arms at Eastling and the George Inn, Newnham, one of the 27 walks listed in Heroic Yomps: Pub Walks in Kent.
30 June 2011
Seafood fans can enjoy some impressive fish dishes at Shepherd Neame pubs following a chefs’ skills day on the Kent coast.Nine Shepherd Neame chefs sharpened their filleting skills while also learning more about sustainable fishing from family fishmongers Griggs of Hythe.
23 June 2011
Keen photographer Jon Strange is the winner of Shepherd Neame’s first Brewery Photography Competition.Amateur photographers in Kent were invited to capture the character of Britain’s oldest brewer during exclusive open evenings, in which they were given an hour to find the winning shot in areas of the brewery not usually open to the public.Nearly 100 entries were received and an expert judging pan
16 June 2011
Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre has been named Best Little Treasure of Britain in the Group Travel Awards – the brewery’s third tourism award this year.The awards celebrate the best suppliers to the group travel industry, and this year the Little Treasures Award was introduced to recognise smaller, lesser known attractions in the UK.
14 June 2011
A popular Blackheath pub has enjoyed a prestigious re-opening following a major refurbishment by brewers Shepherd Neame.
Chief executive Jonathan Neame welcomed a host of eager guests, including journalists and devoted regulars, all keen to see how The Crown, a prominent pub with 16th century origins, had been brought up-to-date while retaining its traditional warm welcome.