New book on London pubs showcases historic photographs which are now available online for the first time

 London Local Pubs: Past and Present is a new book written by award-winning pub writer Adrian Tierney-Jones, which contains many historic, once at risk, photos of 52 pub, in the London area, has just been published. London Local Pubs: Past and Present includes a selection of some of the finest pictures from a stunning collection, […]

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The Breweries of Burton

      The Breweries of Burton – A talk by Richard Farman  (1700-1920) Wednesday, 21 October 2015 at 7.15 pm at The Brewhouse in the Cinema   Richard will: offer a display of original letters, documents and postcards;  show how the breweries of Burton developed the town;  discuss why the water used for brewing is […]

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Rolling out the barrel in Burton

Twenty teams from around the country competed against each other across three categories of races. The modified, less complex and shorter course introduced this year was successful in attracting a high potion of competitors new to the sport. Coaching was provided by World Champions Christine and Keith Norris prior to the races to ensure that they […]

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Burton Barrel Rolling Challenge Saturday 3 October

The format of this years races has been modified in order to attract a broader range of competitors and in particular new comers . Feedback from competitors and spectators indicated that the World Championship Circuit was too difficult for the less experienced competitors. This year’ s Burton Barrel Rolling Challenge will be run on a […]

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A E R Manners

The National Brewery Heritage Trust trustees were saddened to hear of the death, on 24 June 2015, of Robin Manners. Robin became the very first member of the trust in 2013, soon after we were granted charitable status, and was a keen champion and advocate of our role in preserving, collating and promoting the diverse […]

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Campaign launched to restore paintings of Burton’s historic past – donations sought

The National Brewery Heritage Trust has launched a campaign to raise the money to restore two historic paintings with links to the early days of brewing in Burton The portraits of William and Martha Worthington, members of the famous Burton brewing family, were recently bought at auction. But the paintings and their frames will have […]

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