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Tasty Honour for Shepherd Neame Pub

30 January 2015

The Sportsman in Seasalter has been named as the best gastropub in Britain at the Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropubs Awards. The Shepherd Neame-owned pub, run by brothers Stephen and Phil Harris, picked up the title at an awards lunch on Monday, January 26, after receiving the most votes in an industry poll organised by leading pub industry magazine the Publican’s Morning Advertiser.

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New Look for Historic London Pub

28 January 2015

One of London’s most historic pubs, The Rose & Crown in Blackfriars, has been given an £84,000 makeover. The Shepherd Neame-owned pub dates back to the 16th century, and was among a small number of buildings to survive the Blitz bombings of the Second World War when much of the surrounding area was flattened.

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Pub Manager to Embark on Mammoth Charity Trek

27 January 2015

Pub manager Chris Peach is embarking on a charity challenge which he hopes will raise mountains of cash for two causes close to his heart.Chris, 34, who runs the Manor Farm Barn in Southfleet, owned by Shepherd Neame, is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest free-standing mountain in the world.

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Rare Collection of Vintage Pub Posters Discovered

23 January 2015

A rare collection of British beer marketing posters dating back to the 1950s has been discovered in Kent and preserved in the Shepherd Neame archive.

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Folk Concert to Raise Funds for Faversham Hop Festival

19 January 2015

Three Kent folk groups are teaming up for a one-off gig at The Old Brewery Store in Faversham to raise funds for the town’s Hop Festival. Faversham’s own six-piece innovative folk band Green Diesel; Canterbury-based folk/pop acoustic duo High Tide; and The Narratones from the Isle of Sheppey, who perform modern rock with a vintage twist, will be performing on Saturday, February 21.

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