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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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  • Hat-trick of awards for brewery's visitor centre

    16 June 2011

    Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre has been named Best Little Treasure of Britain in the Group Travel Awards – the brewery’s third tourism award this year.The awards celebrate the best suppliers to the group travel industry, and this year the Little Treasures Award was introduced to recognise smaller, lesser known attractions in the UK.

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  • Refurbishment is crowning achievement

    14 June 2011

    A popular Blackheath pub has enjoyed a prestigious re-opening following a major refurbishment by brewers Shepherd Neame. Chief executive Jonathan Neame welcomed a host of eager guests, including journalists and devoted regulars, all keen to see how The Crown, a prominent pub with 16th century origins, had been brought up-to-date while retaining its traditional warm welcome.

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  • Drought !

    13 June 2011

    Thankfully the extremely dry conditions of the past several weeks seem to have come to an end with some welcome rain at the weekend !

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  • Quiet?

    10 June 2011

    This week the brewery has seemed to be quiet with very few people around. One of the reasons for this is the start of the exam season. We have a number of brewers, team leaders, and laboratory staff who are extending their education by studying for formal brewing qualifications. These exams range from the equivalent of an NVQ right up to a masters degree.

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