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6th May 2021

New Members Joining the Guild

A warm welcome to the following new members who have joined the Guild in the last few months. We now number nearly 270 writers, bloggers, broadcasters, photographers, publishers, PRs, marketeers, trainers, tour guides and others in the world of beer and pubs.  If you know anyone who you think would be interested in joining the Guild, please direct them to Membership Secretary Annabel Smith ( or to our online application form.

Joining as Full members are:

Jared Ward-Brickett:  Communications, PR and Events at Tring Brewery and Chairman of the Mid-Chilterns CAMRA branch. Currently undertaking beer sommelier qualifications (via IBD) to enhance regular ‘Beer & Food Matchings’ held at Tring Brewery.

Chris Martin: Experienced technology journalist, Chris turned a few years of beer blogging for a hobby into freelance writing and currently contributes to ShortList as well as other commissions. He also regularly volunteers for the Tryanuary campaign and is a Brand Ambassador for the Brewers Eye app.

Ben Bartlett: Ben is a Food & Beer Expert working for many years at Marston’s and Scottish & Newcastle Breweries. He is currently offering British Craft Beer and cheese Tasting at Home sessions with Class Bento.