• Great Music for a Great Cause

    18 August 2014

    The Bull Inn in Faversham is holding a music festival to raise money for a severely disabled teenager who lives in the town. Thomas Knaves, 13, who attends Meadowfield School in Sittingbourne, has severe epilepsy, learning difficulties and autism. He is unable to speak and needs round-the-clock care.  

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  • Award-Winning Pub to Host Wine Tasting Event

    17 August 2014

    Shepherd Neame’s Wine Pub of the Year, The Shakespeare in Canterbury, is hosting a Wine Tasting evening on Thursday, September 11. The city centre pub, run by Gareth Finney and Dan Sidders, received the honour at the recent annual Shepherd Neame Pub Awards.

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  • Featured Recipe: Cherry, Almond and Wild Rice Stuffed Pork Loin

    16 August 2014

    Cherries are not just for dessert. Here we use them in a stuffing for pork that would work equally well with chicken. Great as a traditional roast or with a crisp salad, served hot or cold. Download a printable copy here     Preparation: 15minsCooking: 2 ½ hrsServes 6

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  • Whitstable Bay Black: New Oyster Stout Joins Range

    13 August 2014

    Whitstable Bay Black Oyster Stout is the newest addition to the Whitstable Bay Collection from the Faversham Steam Brewery.  It is a silky keg stout brewed using a unique blend of four coloured malts which impart a rich, complex flavour, balanced by the finest Admiral hops, and finished with a smooth, creamy head.

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  • Pub of the week: The Compasses Inn, Crundale

    12 August 2014

    The Compasses Inn at Crundale, near Canterbury is a great example of a traditional, rural country pub.  Nestled in the Downs between Canterbury and Ashford, it is an ideal destination for walkers, cyclists, couples and families alike – plus of course those who are simply thirsty for a pint of real ale.  Husband and wife team Rob & Donna Taylor describe the pub as a "muddy wellies and fine food

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