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  • Lights out at the Hatch

    01 August 2014

    The lights will be going out at The Hatch in Redhill on Monday 4th August to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.  At 10pm, the pub will turn off all lights, and light candles which will burn for an hour until 11pm when they will be blown out one by one by the pub’s customers.

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  • Get Set for the Great British Beerathon

    31 July 2014

    The annual Great British Beerathon is taking place at the Hoop and Grapes in Farringdon Street, London, on Saturday, August 2nd.  A total of 150 people, the majority in fancy dress, will set off from the Shepherd Neame pub to complete five one mile laps around the City of London.

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  • Pub Transforms Old Junk Into New Garden Bar and Stage

    30 July 2014

    A quirky new garden bar and stage made entirely from reclaimed materials has been unveiled at The Dove at Dargate, near Faversham. The country pub, owned by Shepherd Neame, dates back to the 18th century and was taken over in November last year by licensee Chris Johnson and his partner Dee.

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  • Pub of the Week: Manor Farm Barn, Southfleet

    29 July 2014

    Should you happen to be passing this summer, you will soon be able to see quite a lot more of the staff at the Manor Farm Barn than usual.  After staff here with hit with the news that they had lost a colleague to pancreatic cancer, the close-knit team decided to do something positive in their friend’s memory.

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  • Five minutes with… Brian and Anne Hogg - Managers of the Dog and Bear at Lenham

    28 July 2014

    Age: Brian 51; Anne 41 Education: Brian has City and Guilds catering qualifications; both have Personal Licences

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