• Tasty Honour for Shepherd Neame Chef

    20 June 2014

    Shepherd Neame’s tenanted food development chef Carol Haime triumphed at this year’s British Barbecue Battle. Carol, who has worked for the Faversham-based brewery for two years, won the Pubs and Bars category in the competition, held at Blenheim Palace near Oxford on Wednesday, June 18. She cooked a starter of barbecued hot smoked salmon with parsley and chive flatbreads and beetroot and lemon ma

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  • Asahi British Beach Polo Championship 2014

    19 June 2014

    As a highlight of the South coast’s summer season, the Asahi British Beach Polo Championship will return to Sandbanks, Poole for its 7th year on the 11th  and 12th of July 2014.  Supported by some of the best arena polo players in the world, the hotly anticipated beach festival promises excitement and glamour both on and off the pitch.  England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales will be competing with E

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  • Flying Ace Celebrates Career Milestone with Spitfire Ale

    18 June 2014

    Top pilot Charlie Brown toasted his 1,000th flying hour in the legendary Spitfire aircraft with a bottle of Shepherd Neame’s Spitfire Ale. Flight Lieutenant Brown, who joined the RAF in 1981, and currently works as an RAF pilot instructor, first flew a Spitfire in 1991, and has since flown 13 different models.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Conningbrook Hotel, Ashford

    17 June 2014

    The Conningbrook Hotel in Ashford is a traditional hotel and community pub refurbished to modern standards and decorated with a vibrant style.

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  • Five minutes with... Stewart Tricker - Senior Brewer and Quality Manager

    16 June 2014

    Age: 52 Lives:  Bearsted Education: BSc in Chemistry; Chartered Chemist; Diploma in Brewing from the Institute of Brewing and Distilling; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Advanced; Auditor Training

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