Beer & Music Festival

BEER &MUSIC FESTIVAL 2019 in memory of Pete Hacking - We are thrilled to announce that with our 10p donation on every pint sold from the garden real ale bar and the proceeds from our festival raffle, we raised £1,326 for charity! Thank you to everyone who made a donation or bought a raffle ticket. The money will be divided equally between Cancer Research UK and Tenterden based Team Ben Hammond who are raising money and awareness to support annual heart screenings, carried out by Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), for young people in our local area. For more information about forthcoming screening days follow Team Ben Hammond on Facebook or email  

We would like to say thank you to all those lovely and generous, organisations and local businesses who supported our fundraising efforts by donating a prize: The Nick Davidson Memorial Flying Scholarship Trust, Gardenscape in Newenden, the Bodiam Boating Station in Newenden, The Carriage Hairdressers in Northiam, Huntley's Butchers in Tenterden, Quench Cycles in Bedgebury, SG Cleaning in Rolvenden and Ellis Wines of Hanworth.  

The countdown is on! We've decided to hold this year's festival in memory of Pete Hacking, a well known and much missed pub regular who sadly lost his battle with cancer this year.  We will be working our socks off to raise as much money as we can for Cancer Research UK and this year Team Ben Hammond, which raises money and awareness to support annual heart screenings for young people. To find out more, visit Our raffle has some fabulous prizes and tickets can be purchased at the pub now and throughout the festival weekend. Beer &Music Festival Raffle 2019

Beer Real Ale.jpg_1563555572 If you enjoy a pint of real ale then our outside bar is the place to head to during the festival. Our local brewery, The Rother Valley Brewing Company, will once again be supplying the celebratory festival ale, the star of the show amongst 11 other guest ales and this year it is the perfect tribute to Pete, it's called Cracking Hackings ABV 4.1%. We're sure it would meet with his approvalCracking Hackings

Music - confirmed so far and in no particular order...... Why Not, Freak Flag, Ramblin Rags, Smokin Mojos, Criminal Records, Meraki, The Geoff Everett Band and No Refunds. Plus, we're thrilled to welcome back Sandhurst Primary School Choir who will be performing on the Sunday. See full programme here Saturday Music  Sunday Music

Food - Festival Food Station in garden - Saturday 12pm - 9pm, Sunday 12pm - 8pm. Restaurant - closed Saturday, OPEN Sunday from 12noon-5pm serving our Sunday Menu.