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Entries open for the Brakspear Golf Day!

Entries open for the Brakspear Golf Day!

Golfers in and around Henley are invited to join the Brakspear Golf Day, which returns for a fourth year on Friday, 15 May, and for the first time it’s being held at Badgemore Park Golf Club in Henley on Thames. The tournament is open to teams of four players, from any Brakspear pub. Only a…

Local licensees celebrate 30 years with Brakspear

Local licensees celebrate 30 years with Brakspear

  The landlord and landlady at a local pub are celebrating 30 years of working with Henley pub operator and brewer Brakspear.  Graham ‘Curly’ Chandler and wife Jean at the Rainbow in Middle Assendon will hit the impressive service milestone on 30 January. The Chandlers started their hospitality career in January 1990 at the Coach…

Brakspear reaches finals of national competition

Brakspear reaches finals of national competition

Henley-based brewer and pub operator Brakspear has reached the finals of the Publican Awards 2020, a national competition that rewards the best operators in the UK pub industry. The company is through to the finals for Best Accommodation Operator, winners of which will be announced in March. The Publican Awards, run by leading pub magazine…

Celebrating 40 years in Wargrave

Celebrating 40 years in Wargrave

Jayne Worrall, tenant at the Bull in Wargrave, recently celebrated her 40th anniversary of first arriving in Wargrave, on 8 January 1980.  Jayne has been in charge of the Bull for 21 years on and off and won a number of awards in that time, including including Pub of the Year in 2003, which she describes…

Brakspear pubs gear up for Dry January

Brakspear pubs gear up for Dry January

Are you planning a Dry January? The good news is that an alcohol-free month doesn’t have to be a pub-free one, as Brakspear pubs in and around Henley will be offering a great range of no and low alcohol drinks and running promotions to make sure abstainers feel just as welcome as drinkers. The popular…

Top marks for three pubs

Top marks for three pubs

Three Brakspear pubs have achieved a perfect score in the latest round of mystery customer visits.  Congratulations to the Blackwood Arms at Littlewood Common near Slough, White Horse in Kings Sutton near Banbury and the Tilbury in Datchworth, Hertfordshire. Both the Blackwood Arms and White Horse have scored 100% in a previous round of mystery visits,…