brewer’s bollocks

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

Italian Night

Here at The Old Cannon Brewery we have decided to treat you, the lovely people of Bury St Edmunds to the first of many monthly themed nights we have planned. Using only the best locally sourced ingredients,  first up on …

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Christmas 2017

          We are excited to announce that this year we will be offering a 2 or 3 course Christmas party menu as well our full December menu. And don’t forget we are already booking for our …

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August Bank Holiday Bar in the Yard

Come along and enjoy our Bar in the Yard – Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th August. Serving from 12noon – 11pm Saturday; and 12noon – 11pm Sunday.  Enjoy a pint of beer in our brewery yard. There’s live music too! …

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Treat mum for lunch this Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is Sunday 26th March, so why not treat mum to our 3 course meal at The Old Cannon.  Lots of lovely lunch dishes to choose from – so check out our menu on our eat page.  To book, …

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Valentine’s Dinner

Have you booked your Valentine’s Dinner?  Check out our 3 2 1 menu – 3 courses, 2 people, 1 price.  Three course meal for only £50 per couple.  See the full menu on our Eat page.

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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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