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Landlord Martin White, The Rising Sun

The Rising Sun In Bloom

The Rising Sun in Ongar Road, Brentwood is hoping to win a free cask of Brentwood Beer in our Brentwood in Bloom Pubs Competition. Judging is planned for 22nd July, so there’s still time to enter.  It’s free.  For more details call Jaye on 01277 200 483. Landlord Martin White is pictured outside The Rising […]

Landlord Stuart Darnley, The Eagle, Kelvedon Hatch

The Eagle In Bloom

The Eagle at Kelvedon Hatch (www.theeaglepublichouse.co.uk) is in with a chance to win a free cask of fabulous Brentwood Beer in our Brentwood In Bloom Pubs Competition. Landlord Stuart Darnley takes care of watering the pub’s floral displays under the supervision of Landlady Jan. Whilst waiting for his photograph outside The Eagle, Stuart couldn’t resist […]

Kim Garrard outside The Bricklayers Arms, Stondon Massey

Bricklayers Arms In Bloom

The Bricklayers Arms in Stondon Massey (www.grayandsons.co.uk/Bricklayers.htm) has taken up our Brentwood in Bloom Pubs challenge, hoping to win a free cask of fabulous Brentwood Beer.  Yes, it’s the pub’s regulars who are the inspiration behind our latest beer, OMG – and that’s not Oh My God, but stands for Operation Market Garden.  So it will […]

Kerry Marshall, The Leather Bottle

Leather Bottle In Blooom

The Leather Bottle in Blackmore, www.theleatherbottle.net, is taking part in our Brentwood In Bloom Pubs Competition. Landlord James Wallace looks after the pub’s planters and routinely waters them but it was his regulars who designed and planted them out. Pictured outside in colourful surroundings is Kerry Marshall who works Front of House at the pub. We’d […]

The Forresters Arms, High Ongar

Forresters Arms In Bloom

The Forresters Arms in High Ongar (www.theforrestersarms.co.uk) has taken up our Brentwood in Bloom Pubs challenge, for the chance of winning a free cask of fabulous Brentwood Beer. The pub’s floral displays are the creation of regular Richard Green who has a part-time gardening business.  He sources the plants from local garden centres, plants them […]

Landlady Mary Goodman & Granddaughter Niyah

Cock Tavern in Bloom

The Cock Tavern in Ongar High Street has entered our free Brentwood In Bloom Pubs Competition for a chance to win a cask of fabulous Brentwood Beer. Landlady Mary Goodman grew majority of the plants from seed for the pub’s troughs and hanging baskets.  It’s a real team effort here though as landlord Ian gets the daily task […]

Brentwood In Bloom

It’s not too late to enter our Brentwood In Bloom Pubs competition.  Lots of beery prizes to be won.  It’s a free competition for pubs in and around the Brentwood area.  Is your local taking part?  So far 17 pubs have signed up.  Sew & Grow Nursery in Ongar Road, Pilgrims Hatch will be judging the competition […]

OMG Beer is Here

Most people throw a big party or perhaps take a luxury holiday when they celebrate a special birthday but not Gary Middlehurst from Stondon Massey.  Instead he’s chosen ‘something tougher’ to mark his half century birthday by planning to yomp across Belgium and Holland for 75 miles, carrying a 40lb pack.  And he’s persuaded 14 mates from his local, […]

Veterans Test OMG

The first pints of OMG beer were served at The Bricklayers Arms in Stondon Massey today with help from Eric Pickles MP behind the bar.  The Communities & Local Government Secretary, Mr Pickles, was joined by landlord Keith Gardner, Second World War veterans David Whiteman, Don Sheppard and Jonathan Hawkins.  MD Roland Kannor was also on […]

OMG Beer Launch

We hope you can join us on Saturday 14th June from 11am onwards to celebrate the launch of our latest beer, OMG.  That’s not Oh My God beer but Operation Market Garden.  It’s all because a group of regulars from The Bricklayers Arms in Stondon Massey is taking on a charity challenge.  The group asked us to create […]