max temp: 16°C

min temp: 8°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Southwold: Adnams supports Trinity House anniversary with limited edition of Lighthouse ale

09:09 08 July 2014

Southwold lighthouse seem from a window at the top of Adnams brewery.

Southwold lighthouse seem from a window at the top of Adnams brewery.

Adnams is supporting the 500th anniversary of Trinity House by producing special limited edition bottles of its Lighthouse golden ale.


Trinity House, which looks after the safety of shipping and the well-being of seafarers, including lighthouse and pilotage services, traces its origins back to the granting of a Royal Charter by King Henry VIII to a fraternity of mariners known as the Guild of the Holy Trinity.

Its original purpose was to regulate pilotage but a century later it extended its safety role to include the provision of lighthouses, its first being built in Lowestoft in 1609.

Adnams’ Lighthouse ale is named after Southwold’s 102-feet-tall lighthouse which was built in 1889 and is now Grade II-listed. The limited edition features a special neck label design to mark the Trinity House anniversary.

Emma Hibbert of Adnams, which is a member of the EADT/EDP Top100, said: “Southwold lighthouse is such an important feature in the town, standing so proudly opposite the brewery and beside the Adnams Sole Bay pub.

“We were delighted when Trinity House approached us to produce limited edition Lighthouse bottles to celebrate their 500th anniversary.”

Paul Howe from Trinity House added: “Adnams and the lighthouse are so synonymous with the town of Southwold that the chance for Trinity House to work with Adnams during what is a very special year for us, was an opportunity not to be missed.”



Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

A queue outside of a Greggs store.

Baker Greggs warned the new national living wage will put pressure on the group to raise the prices of its pasties and sausage rolls.

Home Secretary Theresa May arrives to deliver her speech at Manchester Central during the Conservative Party conference.

Theresa May faced an angry backlash from business leaders and refugee charities for falsely “vilifying” immigrants in a bid to boost her own political career.

Amanda Bond, Visit Suffolk brand manager

The value of Suffolk’s tourism industry has grown to £1.85billion a year, according to new figures, with the total, for the 2013 season, represents a rise of £50million over 2012.

Pigs Gone Wild campaign project leader  Norman Lloyd with the organisation's own pig sculpture.

Businesses are being urged to get behind a public art initiative which aims to raise £100,000 for the St Elizabeth Hospice in Ipswich.

The presentation of the Gold award in the Community Relations Campaign category to Essex County Council at the CIPR Anglia Thames & Chiltern Pride Awards 2015

Photo:  Steve Pope - FOTOWALES

Public relations professionals across East Anglia have received recognition in the regional round of the 2015 PRide Awards.

Dr Aled Jones, Anglia Ruskin University.

The director of Anglia Ruskin University’s Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) is in the running to be named the greenest academic in the UK.

New report on prosperity in seaside towns

New research has highlighted the importance of entrepreneurs in helping to revive seaside towns that have fallen into decline and unlock further potential in those already prospering.

Dan Poulter with employees at B&Q

A Suffolk MP has said he will do what he can to try and prevent a B&Q store closing down with the potential loss of around 100 jobs.

Helen Drage,  co-founder of Drage & Tozer Opticians.

Sudbury opticians firm Drage and Tozer, founded in 1995 by Helen Drage and Sandra Tozer, has celebrated 20 years in business by expanding into new premises.

Val Carrol, director of healthcare at Beckett Financial Services, receives the company’s Commendation at the Investment Life & Pensions Moneyfacts awards from comedian Tim Vine.

Bury St Edmunds-based Beckett Financial Services has been recognised by a national financial services publication for delivering outstanding levels of customer satisfaction to its healthcare clients.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages