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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Eric ‘The Brush’ Celebrates a Decade of Shepherd Neame Design

17 January 2015

You may not have heard of Eric Pollard, but if you live in Kent you are bound to have seen his work. Known affectionately as ‘Eric The Brush’, the Sittingbourne-based artist is responsible for the traditional signwriting which adorns dozens of Shepherd Neame pubs around the county.

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OAPs Start the New Year with Free Festive Feast

15 January 2015

Christmas may be over for another year, but the festive spirit was still flowing at The Queens Head in Boughton-under-Blean on Wednesday, January 14. A total of 88 pensioners from the village enjoyed a free three-course Christmas dinner at the Shepherd Neame pub, thanks to a host of donations from the local community.

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Shepherd Neame Shortlisted for the Taste of Kent Awards 2015

13 January 2015

Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame has been shortlisted for two categories in the Taste of Kent Awards 2015. The Faversham-based brewery’s Whitstable Bay Pale Ale is up for Best Kentish Beer, while The Kings Head in Wye, part of its tenanted estate, is up for Kent Dining Pub of the Year.

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Tunbridge Wells Hotel to Enjoy £2.4 Million Makeover

11 January 2015

The Royal Wells Hotel in Tunbridge Wells is to receive a £2.4 million transformation by Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame. It will be the single largest refurbishment project to date for the Faversham-based brewery, which bought the Grade II listed 18th century hotel in September 2012. Boasting spectacular views over Tunbridge Wells and The Common, due to its hilltop location in Mount Ephrai

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