• Special Beer Commemorates the Life of Buddy Holly

    31 January 2013

    Senior Brewer, Stewart Main has created a special beer in Shepherd Neame's Pilot Brewery to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Buddy Holly specifically for London pubs, the Betsey Trotwood, the Hoop & Grapes and the Rose and Crown* - Holly Hop Ale, a 4.1% American-style IPA. The Betsey Trotwood, will be holding a celebration of Buddy Holly's life on 2nd February

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  • Relaxing Retreat on the Kent Coast

    30 January 2013

    The Royal Hotel, Deal has been transformed by a full refurbishment and the introduction of a new restaurant. Public areas and bedrooms have been entirely renovated and the exterior of the hotel boasts Kentish weatherboarding and traditional sign-writing. The Quarterdeck Restaurant boasts a menu brimming with local and seasonal ingredients, including a wide variety of fish and seafood dishes. The h

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  • Going for Green - Visitor Centre scoops Green Tourism Gold Award

    28 January 2013

    The Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre in Faversham has struck gold by going green, having received a gold award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme for its continuing work implementing and promoting sustainable practices.

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  • Dan Bloom is Shepherd Neame Kent Journalist of the Year

    25 January 2013

    Reporter Dan Bloom was named Shepherd Neame Kent Journalist of the Year at an awards lunch held at the Faversham brewery, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Kent Media Awards. Over the years, judges have included newspaper editor Lord Deedes and TV quizmaster Bob Holness.

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  • Pub of the Week: Blue Anchor, Crowborough

    23 January 2013

    The Blue Anchor prides itself on offering a warm welcome and delicious locally-sourced and sustainable food. If you like your food to be hearty, honest and full-flavoured then the Blue Anchor is the place for you.

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