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16th June 2022


Following last year’s successful partnership, Shepherd Neame is once again teaming up with Margate’s legendary Dreamland for 2022.

As the official beer partner of Dreamland, the Faversham-based independent family brewer will be supplying Spitfire Lager, Bear Island East Coast Pale Ale and Noughty Bear 0.5% IPA, Singha Premium Thai Lager,  E1 Brew Co IPA and Pilsner, and Orchard View cider. The brands will be available throughout the park and in the exclusive surroundings of the new Bear Island VVIP Bar.

Since re-opening in 2015 and expanding in 2017, Dreamland has been delivering exciting experiences for visitors of all ages. Located opposite the golden sands of Margate, it boasts a unique offering of vintage rides, pop-up entertainment, art installations and eclectic street food, plus a packed programme of live music and events.

This summer’s highlights include performances by The Beach Boys on June 23, Paul Weller on July 15, De La Soul on July 23, Simply Red on August 12 and Tom Grennan on August 27. Find the full line-up here:

Shepherd Neame’s Director of Marketing, Brands & Communication Joanna Richardson said: “We are incredibly excited to continue to build on our partnership with Dreamland again for 2022. Our contemporary range of beers are the perfect fit for guests to Dreamland as they enjoy a fantastic line-up of events throughout the summer and beyond.”

Eddie Kemsley, CEO of Dreamland Margate said: “Dreamland and Shepherd Neame is such an ideal partnering. Two great Kent companies, with a combined history of over 400 years, coming together for what is shaping up to be a cracking 2022 season! Together, we’ll provide fun, laughter, entertainment and festival vibes, all washed down with a great range of delicious, thirst-quenching drinks. Here’s to great times ahead!”

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About Shepherd Neame

Shepherd Neame has been based in the market town of Faversham, Kent for over 300 years. Perhaps best known for great British classic ales such as Spitfire Amber, which carries the Royal Warrant, its diverse portfolio includes Five Grain Lager, Bear Island East Coast Pale Ale and Bear Island Triple Hopped Lager, and the Whitstable Bay Collection. It also brews international lagers under licence including Samuel Adams Boston Lager and premium Thai lager Singha. The independent family business boasts an award-winning visitor centre and more than 300 pubs and hotels throughout London and the South East, from the historic heart of the City to the Kent coastline.

About Dreamland

The picture perfect, ‘all-you-can-treat’ seaside entertainment sensation, your one stop shop of culture, food, festival fun and must-try rides. We’re the pride of Margate, the UK’s unofficial capital of cool – and we’re so much more than just an amusement park. Since re-opening in 2015 and expanding in 2017, Dreamland has been delivering exciting experiences for visitors of all ages. In addition to the amusement park, there is also a retro roller room and diner, 1,000 capacity music venue (Hall by The Sea), seafront pub (Cinque Ports), and amusement arcade. With excellent road and rail links, Dreamland Margate is less than 90 minutes from central London and is a major part of the on-going transformation of Margate into one of the UK’s trendiest seaside towns. Find out what’s going on at Dreamland,

Press release from Shepherd Neame

For further information please contact Corporate Communications Manager Kathryn Tye on 01795 542259 or email or visit