It’s a full house for Arkell’s Brewery and Cask Marque

Family brewery Arkell’s is celebrating achieving 100% Cask Marque accreditation for all its 94 pubs across Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Hampshire.  Since 1997 Cask...

Swindon Old Town Beer Festival returns for fifth year

The fifth Old Town Beer Festival takes place on Friday 5 (6-10pm) & Saturday May 6 (12noon-10pm). This is the first time the event has...

Takeover or makeover? – Brewery Bird investigates the effect of pubs changing hands

Brewery Bird considers the effect that huge pub companies might have on the range of choice offered to consumers and how it might also...

Prince of Wales to visit Wadworth Brewery in Devizes on Friday

The Prince of Wales will visit the Wadworth Brewery this Friday (March 17) which works closely with The Prince's Pub is the Hub Initiative,...

We got given some delightful Renegade Brewery samples, so we’ve decided to tell you...

Renegade craft lager (Alc 4.5%). Lager has something of an image problem... it’s a little.. well thuggish I suppose. If lager were a person, he might...

Brewery Bird’s Beery Predictions for 2017

Busy consulting everything from her crystal ball, to the dregs in the bottom of her much-used pint glass, Brewery Bird assures us there are...

Gina Akers runs through some options for the ultimate ‘Has It All’ holiday

It is that time of year when you are thinking about one thing 'this years holiday'! But where to go is always the big...

Arkell’s Brewery celebrates buying iconic Swindon bar

Arkell’s Brewery is delighted to announce that it has acquired in central Swindon Rudi’s Bar & Kitchen at Regents Circus, following the retirement of...

One Swindon pub is challenging its customers with a Saint or Sinner food challenge

Whilst Facebook is rife with photos of abs, gym goals and Paleo dishes, the Goddard Arms in Swindon's Old Town is testing whether most...

Opening of Old Town craft bar, The Tuppenny, delayed for a week

Swindon’s eagerly anticipated craft beer bar, The Tuppenny, has been forced to delay its opening – originally earmarked for today. In a message to followers...
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