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St Pancras Celebrates 150 Years

  (Image: Pagefield, London) St Pancras railway station begins celebrations to mark 150th anniversary A significant anniversary was marked in London this week – an anniversary that marks the importance of transport to Burton's breweries. At 10am on Wednesday, January...

New Book from Ian Webster

Burton upon Trent Brewery Historian, Ian Webster, a Trust Member, published his second book “Brewing in Burton upon Trent” (Amberley Publishing) on 15 January 2018. His previous book “Ind Coope & Allsopp Breweries: The History of the Hand” came out in December...

Chairmans Annual Report

Achievements and Performance A key objective for the Trust this year has been to try to increase our membership numbers – at both individual and corporate level. We have achieved some success in this respect, and it has been particularly gratifying to receive positive...

WHY SHOULD WE CARE ABOUT OUR BREWING HERITAGE?

We must protect and preserve our brewing heritage says Harry White. Brewing heritage embraces the history of brewing as well as its traditions, perhaps adding a whiff of nostalgia for times past. But, I believe heritage also implies a sense of value – a feeling that...

Mansfield Brewery Records exhibited at NBC

Back in 2000 I received a frantic phone call from Martin Thellmann of the Brewery estates department to ask if I wanted historic ledgers and other memorabilia as he had been instructed by W&D to arrange to clear them out of the Lambert Parker & Gains buildings...

NBHT to be present at Breweriana event

    The Trust is to be represented at the Breweriana event at Burton Town Hall on Saturday 21st October. The aim of the Trust's presence at the event is to promote the aims of the Trust and also to advance the sales of coasters via the Trust web site. The...

NBHT Funded Display Case in Situ

  The display case funded by the National Brewery Heritage Trust is now in situ in the recently opened White Shield Brewery (see earlier posts). The display case is one of a set of three now being used to display the large collection of 1960s era beer bottles...

White Shield Brewery Exhibit now Open

Wednesday 27th September 2017 saw the opening of the refurbished White Shield Brewery as an exhibit at the National Brewery Centre,     Pictured L to R are the official opening party:-  Andrew Griffiths MP, Steve Wellington - former Master Brewer at the...

Museum celebrates 40 Years

 'Last Wednesday around 70 people gathered in the Worthington Suite at the National Brewery Centre to celebrate 40 years since the Museums founding. Present were staff and Volunteers from 1977 onwards who enjoyed a cup of tea,cake and perhaps a small tipple of the new...

Christmas Cards 2017

The Trust Christmas Cards are now available for purchase in the on-line shop. Two designs are available, both based on prior Christmas editions of brewing company in house magazines, These cards are available in different pack sizes (10, 25, 50, 100 and 125) and can...