The Trust’s Planned Activities for 2016

At the January  2016 meeting of the trustees: the following proposals were agreed as the main priorities behind which the Trust will focus its efforts during 2016; staging temporary exhibitions of selected items from the archives at suitable venues across the UK. A number of potential venues have been identified, ranging from visitor attractions, to […]

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Museum volunteers restore Ford Model T

Good feature in the Burton Mail on hard work of some of the volunteers at the National Brewing Centre – A group known as the ‘Vehicle Volunteers’, based at the National Brewery Centre, in Horninglow Street, Burton, got their hands dirty and restored the 1919 Ford Model T back to working order. The engine was […]

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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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