brewer’s bollocks

The brewer’s bollocks is the blog of The Old Cannon Brewery in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk in East Anglia.

Christmas Market Weekend

Visiting Bury St Edmunds over the market weekend?  Why not come take a break from the bustling crowds and come and visit us on Cannon Steet? – No need to book, we are open all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday …

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Christmas Light Switch On

  Our Christmas lights are being switched on by Julia Wakelam, Mayor of Bury St Edmunds! Join the team at the Cannon and supporters of the Gatehouse Charity to welcome in Christmas for a homemade mince pie, drinks and illuminations …

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Answering the Call of the Hop

Adnams has brewed a special beer in September since 2014; Wild Hop Beer. This years Wild Hop Beer is unique to the 2016 hop harvest. Wild Hop Beer contains many hops donated by members of the public and other local …

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Halloween Quiz

Come down to the Old Cannon Brewery after dark …if you dare… Don your cat tails, grab your brooms and sharpen those fangs and come and support the Gatehouse Charity with our Halloween Quiz. Spooky goings on, prizes to be …

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Beer Enthusiasts Enjoy Brewery Tours For Heritage Open Day

The six tours around the Old Cannon Brewery were nearly all full for Heritage Open Days last weekend, joining 41 other properties in the Bury St Edmunds area in opening their doors to the general public. The Brewery opened the …

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See in the cooler autumn months with our new seasonal menu

The nights are drawing in, the leaves are turning orange and falling from the trees, there’s a chill in the air; it must be time for the Old Cannon Brewery’s new autumn menu. We launch a different menu each season, …

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Christmas Bookings

We are now accepting Christmas Bookings for parties and our set menu on Christmas Day.  Please click here for more details about booking your Christmas parties and Christmas Day meals and our Christmas opening times. Spaces are filling up, book …

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Christmas Bookings

  We are open for Christmas bookings. Please see our for bookings on the 25th December 12 noon – 2pm and our for bookings for parties of up to 24 people. A non-refundable deposit of £10 is required for all …

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BBQ in the Yard

Join us for our Bank Holiday Saturday BBQ in the Yard! Enjoy the sunshine and some great tasting BBQ topped off with some pretty fantastic beers. Help us celebrate Our Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival and meet new …

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Free Brewery Tours – 9th to 11th Sept

Our cellar is normally only accessible to those who pay for a tour but on the 9th, 10th and 11th September 2016, in association with Heritage Open Days, we are opening it up and giving people tours for FREE. Tour times …

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