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Ale Trailers brave the cold for Brakspear!

Ale Trailers brave the cold for Brakspear!

Freezing temperatures at the end of January didn’t deter 29 hardy Brakspear fans from attending the annual Ale Trail party, held this year at the Saracens Head. As well as free pints of Brakspear Bitter and Special, the ‘trailers’ enjoyed music from lively duo Fidget, as well as a warm welcome from the pub’s licensees…

New walking tour to highlight Henley’s brewing heritage

New walking tour to highlight Henley’s brewing heritage

A new walking tour of Henley launches later this month, highlighting the town’s rich brewing heritage. The 75-minute tour, led by a Blue Badge guide, takes walkers to key brewing sites and iconic pubs and is supported by local brewer and pub operator Brakspear. The Henley Brewing Heritage Tour will run on the last Sunday…

Brakspear brings Christmas cheer to local residents

Brakspear brings Christmas cheer to local residents

    Brakspear helped to make Christmas Day special for a group of elderly residents in and around Henley, who enjoyed a festive lunch on the day organised by local group Community Spirit. Brakspear donated beer, wine and soft drinks for the lunch, held at Christ Church Centre and attended by more than 75 guests…

Firefighters welcomed to Saracen’s Head

Firefighters welcomed to Saracen’s Head

Almost a year to the day since they put out a serious fire at the Saracen’s Head, local firefighters were given a warm welcome when they visited the pub recently to enjoy a pre-Christmas beer or two. Landlady Melanie Roberson said, “We were delighted when we found out that some of the firemen drinking with…

Brakspear adopts Mind as chosen charity

Brakspear adopts Mind as chosen charity

Pub operator and brewer Brakspear is supporting Mind, the leading mental health charity, for the next 12 months, with fundraising already underway in a number of their 130 pubs. Brakspear is aiming to raise £60,000 for Mind over the year as pubs and head office teams get behind the charity with a raft of fundraising…

Banish the November blues – with some Jazz & Blues!

Banish the November blues – with some Jazz & Blues!

Swing 42 are playing the Three Horseshoes on 9 November November is nobody’s favourite month – dark nights, grey days and still weeks til the start of any festive celebrations. So why not treat yourself to an evening of affordable fun in one of the local Brakspear pubs involved in the Jazz & Blues Festival…

Angel on the Bridge in Top 50 Pubs

Angel on the Bridge in Top 50 Pubs

Brakspear pub The Angel on the Bridge in Henley-on-Thames featured in The Guardian’s list of Top 50 UK pubs published on 27 October. The pub, which is right on the Thames next to Henley’s bridge, was listed in the ‘best pubs with a view’ section. Reviewers wrote “The river is placid, the ducks entertaining, the air…