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Guild Member Profile

Joshua Farrington

  • London
  • NCTJ Level 5 National Qualification in Journalism
  • politics
  • curr-affairs
  • pop-cult
  • brewing
  • beer-travel
  • british-cult
  • Social Media
  • Marketing
  • Copywriting
  • Beer

What you can offer as a writer/beer lover?

Josh is a recovering journalist and current content marketer, with a sideline in beer writing. He’s always looking to try new beers, visit new bars and breweries, and write about his experiences. In 2016 he was awarded the British Guild of Beer Writers Silver Tankard for Best Young Beer Writer.

Pieces of work by Joshua:

  • Curieux and Curieuxer

    When you become a parent, there’s a few things that everyone feels the need to tell you. They tell you that the day your child is born will be the most special day of your life. They tell you that you’ll be overcome with emotion as the centre of your world shifts from inside your own head to the screaming creature in front of you. And they tell you that you’ll be tired…

  • It Takes a Village

    There’s a pub in Deptford called the Job Centre. When it opened, a couple of years ago, it was the subject of lots of hand wringing and letter writing, and rightly so. Built in the empty carcass of what once was an actual, useful  job centre that was shuttered by the Coalition government (remember them?), it stands as a stark, shabby-chic monument to the spectre of gentrification that is haunting the capital…