Joint BHS / Guild of Beer Writers Seminar – “Beer writing – past, present and future”

British Guild of Beer Writers/Brewery History Society

 “Beer writing – past, present and future”

Thursday, 23rd October 2014.

10.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

The Hook Norton Brewery

Brewery Lane

Hook Norton

Oxfordshire

OX15 5NY

 

 

The British Guild of Beer Writers and the Brewery History Society are holding a joint one day seminar entitled “Beer Writing; past, present and future”.  This will review how beer writing has developed over the past two hundred years; examine coverage of beer in the modern media and explore how beer communication might evolve in the digital age.

 

 

10.30

Registration

 

 

11.00

Welcome

 

James Clarke

11.05

Beer writing in the Victorian era

 

James Sumner

11.30

Gravity, Tint and Bitterness: Beer Writers 1900-1960.

 

Ray Anderson

 

12.00

The birth of modern beer writing-

1960 to the present day

 

Ray Newman

12.30

Does beer get its fair share of the voice?

Beer in the media today.

 

Marverine Cole

 

1.00

 

Lunch

 

2.00

“Taking the past into the future: new approaches to preserving and sharing our heritage”

 

Nick Stanhope
“We are what we do”.

2.30

Panel debate

“How do we ensure that beer writing has a glorious future?”

 

Chair – Adrian Tierney-Jones

 

3.30

Brewery Tour

 

 

4.30

Close for a beer (or two!)

 

 

The workshop is being held at Hook Norton’s stunning Victorian Tower Brewery is the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside.  Transport will be provided to and from Banbury Station for those travelling by train. 

 

The workshop is free of charge to members of the Guild and Brewery History Society and their guests.  There is a fee of £25 for non-members.  Please RSVP to Angie Armitage at Cask Marque angie@cask-marque.co.uk.    Please let Angie know if you require transport from the station. 

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