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.
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.
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.
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.
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.