Author Details: Paul Erlam

Sandwich Islands

When in Sandwich, do as the sandwichers do

What do Sandwich dwellers eat? We take a trip to three towns named after the famous snack. It may be 60 miles from the spot where the Earl of Sandwich reputedly ordered a snack and changed the course of food history, but the picturesque Kent town of Sandwich has a claim to being the home […]

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Bite into a birthday

Bring out the bunting – it’s the anniversary of the invention of the sandwich! Residents of the Kent town of Sandwich are planning to host a very special birthday party. And it’s fair to say they’ll be celebrating the event with some relish. This weekend (12-13 May) the Sandwich Celebration will mark the creation of […]

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Trade and tradition

Both distinguished histories and new technologies can be found among the 800 royal warrant holders Berry Bros & Rudd Established in 1698, first supplied wine to the royal family during George III’s reign and continues to do so until today. Berry holds two warrants, one for the Queen and one for the Prince of Wales […]

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Queen among accolades

Exacting standards have to be met before a company can enjoy the prestige of displaying the royal coat of arms I t is one of the most prestigious clubs in the world. Members range from chimney sweeps to silversmiths, from bagpipe makers to luxury car suppliers. The one thing they have in common is supplying […]

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