• Heroic Yomps - Pub walks in Kent

    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.

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  • Bat and Trap

    08 July 2011

    Last night was the annual brewery Bat and Trap evening. This is a fun event where we invite our suppliers and allied traders to spend a social evening with us in one of our local pubs. Bat and Trap is a quintessential Kentish game which is a cross between cricket and rounders, a game which is enhanced by a fine pint.

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  • Business as Usual

    05 July 2011

    Last week was an interesting time with the variable weather resulting in a less than peaceful week. Monday was a superb day with the temperature approaching 30 degrees. Unfortunately the weather conditions caused a local power spike that challenged the systems at the brewery and our distribution centre.

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  • Chef's get hooked on new fish skills

    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.

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  • Winner announced in brewery photography competition

    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

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