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Brakspear wins national award for Club to Pub Swim

Brakspear wins national award for Club to Pub Swim

    Brewer and pub operator Brakspear lifted the trophy for the Best Sponsorship at the national Beer & Cider Marketing Awards, for its role in developing and supporting the Henley Club to Pub Swim. The Club to Pub Swim took place in July for a fifth year and attracted more than 600 swimmers. Awards…

Brakspear raises £42,000 for Marie Curie

Brakspear raises £42,000 for Marie Curie

Henley-based pub operator and brewer Brakspear has raised more than £42,000 for the terminal illness charity Marie Curie over the last 18 months, thanks to enthusiastic and determined fundraising by teams in their 130 pubs and at head office. Marking the end of the charity partnership, which started in March 2017, Brakspear presented a final…

Toast of the town

Toast of the town

Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear is collaborating with Toast Ale to brew an ale from surplus bread. Henley on Toast will be sold in pubs during Cask Ale Week (20–30 September), with 30p per pint sold donated to Toast and Feedback, the charity campaigning to end food waste. Henley on Toast is a 4.1%…

Brakspear shortlisted in national beer marketing awards

Brakspear shortlisted in national beer marketing awards

Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear has been shortlisted for two trophies in the Beer & Cider Marketing Awards, competing against 35 finalists from across the country. Winners will be announced on 20 September. Brakspear is shortlisted for the Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative for its Honey Bee ale, which raised funds for Friends of…

Brakspear reports results for 2017

Brakspear reports results for 2017

J T Davies & Sons, the parent company for Henley-based pub operator and brewer Brakspear, increased its turnover during the year ending 31 December 2017 by 11%, of £28.3m which generated EBITDA of £7.7m, down 7% on the prior year. Sales growth came from the 12-strong managed house division and amounted to £3.0m, giving an…

Cooling off on Club to Pub Swim

Cooling off on Club to Pub Swim

  The starting line at Henley Rowing Club (image: Henley Herald) The annual Henley Club to Pub Swim took place in July with a record field of 625 swimmers who completed the 1.5km course on one of the hottest days of the year. Now in its fifth year, the Club to Pub Swim is firmly…

Club to Pub Swim returns for fifth year

Club to Pub Swim returns for fifth year

The annual Henley Club to Pub Swim is returning for a fifth year on Saturday 21 July, with support from local brewer and pub operator Brakspear, who are once again encouraging swimmers to cross the finish line with the promise of a commemorative beer, Two Bells, and a post-swim barbecue at the end point, the…