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Fun for all at Faversham's 21st hop festival

06 June 2011

The Faversham Hop Festival in Kent, September 3-4, celebrates its 21st anniversary this year and promises to be a jam-packed weekend for the whole family.

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Holiday boost for Spitfire Ale winners

03 June 2011

Six Spitfire Ale consumers have each won a £500 Thomas Cook holiday voucher after buying their favourite pint. Evacuate with Spitfire saw the six lucky pub visitors from across the country each scoop the voucher after they received a scratch card with their pint. They were entered into the prize draw after inputting details from the card into the Spitfire website.

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Royal Oak celebrates refurbishment

31 May 2011

The Royal Oak in New Ash Green has celebrated its £80,000 refurbishment with a grand re-opening.The Shepherd Neame pub, in Chapel Farm Road, has been redecorated inside and out in a smart, modern style. Chief executive Jonathan Neame and property and tenanted trade director George Barnes joined licensees Kevin Morris and Sonia Pegler and a host of regulars to celebrate the Royal Oak’s new look.

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Guinea pigs visit Shepherd Neame pub

27 May 2011

A group of wartime veterans who had their burns treated by a pioneering plastic surgeon enjoyed lunch at an Isle of Sheppey pub to celebrate their 70th anniversary.

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Capture the character of Britain's oldest brewer

27 May 2011

Shepherd Neame is inviting people with a keen interest in photography to capture the character of the brewery, where traditional oak mash tuns sit alongside state-of-the-art equipment such as energy-efficient steam injection technology. One talented photographer will win a Sony Alpha 290 SLR digital camera worth £350, courtesy of Davies & Eason, Faversham.

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