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Many of those involved in the development of the brewing Industry in the 18th and 19th centuries, like William Butler & John Charrington , became household names. Find out more in the National Brewery Centre Archives. Launching 27 July. 4 days to go....

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The first and second world wars had a far reaching impact on the sale and consumption of alcohol, as well as on the recipes, strength and volume of beer. Find out more in the National Brewery Centre Archives. Launching 27th July. 5 days to go....

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Brewing has long been important to British farming. Find out how beer drinking trends have influenced the growing and harvesting of barley and hops and much more in the National Brewery Centre Archives. Launching 27th July. 6 days to go. #nationalbreweryheritagetrust...

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Breweries influenced and adopted many forms of science & technology. You'll find images & information about brewing, fermenting, malting & packaging technology, pasteurisation, quality control and much more in the National Brewery Centre Archives....

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Famous artists such as Picasso and Manet were inspired by beer and Bass beer is mentioned in poetry by Kipling and books by Jerome K Jerome. Find out more in the National Brewery Centre Archives. Launching 27 July. 8 days to go.  ...

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Interested in brewery transport? Breweries were pioneers of many forms of transport. You'll find images and information about delivering beer by sea, canal, rivers, railways and roads in the National Brewery Centre Archives. Launching 27 July. 9 days to go.  ...

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Interested in the history of pubs? The National Brewery Centre Archives contain photos, architect’s plans, drawings, books and articles showing how pubs have evolved to cater for the needs of pub goers. Launching 27th July. 10 days to go. Supported by...

On line Archive is coming

Interested in beer advertising? You'll find images and info about historic bottles, cans, labels, pump clips, beer mats, point of sale material, newspaper ads, posters, postcards, TV ads and sponsorship in the National Brewery Centre Archives. Launching 27 July. 11...

Peter Walker Brewery Employees

Volunteers at the Trust continue to work on the NBC On-line Archive despite the lockdown. An example of the items in the archive is pictured here and features 7 Peter Walker Brewery workers sitting on barrels on an ale dock. Standing in the centre of the group is...

VE Day Celebrations

As we celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day those of us associated with Bass Charrington remember the production of this special beer produced to celebrate the 50th Anniversary. It was delivered to Chelsea Barracks by shire horse and the party were privileged to...