2019 Hinckley Sausage and Cider Festival
Saturday August 24 2019 - Noon to 10pm
Live music, real cider and great sausages - Hinckley's annual sausage and cider festival is back in 2019.
30+ real ciders sourced from artisan producers around the country, including a mouth-watering range of fruit ciders and sparkling craft cider. Food stalls selling sausages - artisan hot dogs, smoked long dogs, sausage wheels, Bratwurst and cheesewurst.
Live music line up for 2019
1pm - TBC
3pm - James Chapman and the Blue Moon - foot-stomping, cider-suppping, country and Americana ballads
5pm - The Krissy Matthews Band - trio playng classic rock, pop and blues hits
7.30pm - King Brasstards - a mighty seven piece ensemble playing funk, jazz and pop covers with a New Orleans twist
CIDERS for 2019
Badger’s Arse (6%)
Badger’s Spit (7.5%)
Cockeyed Cider (Devon)
Chilli Ginger (4%)
Eydon Cider Company (Northants)
Appley Ever After (12%) – Served by the wine glass only
Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales)
Black Dragon (7.2%), Happy Daze (4.5%) and Haymaker (6.5%)
Breakfast Cider (5.9%) and Crispin Crick (5.9%)
Hurst View Cider (Staffs)
Jibber Jabber (7%)
Bee Sting (6.8%), Lemon and Lime (4%), Mango (4%) and Pineapple (4%)
Black Rat Cider (6%) and Black Rat Perry (6.8%)
Mr Whitehead's (Hants)
Novo Pyrus Perry (7%)
Mango and lime (4%) and Raspberry (4%)
Sandford Orchards (Devon)
Devon Red (4.5%) and St Louis Dry Hopped (5.5%) (Both sparkling in 330ml cans)
3 point 9 (3.9% and sparkling), Blackcurrant (3.7%), Rhubarb (3.5%) and Strawberry (3.8%)
Thistly Cross (Scotland)
Whisky Cask (6.9%)
Tutt’s Clump (Berkshire)
Jazz (5.5%), Royal Berkshire (7%) and Rum Cask (4%)
Vale of Welton (Northants)
Rose Hill (6.6%)
West Croft Cider (Somerset)
Janet's Jungle Juice (6%)
Wilkins Farmhouse Cider in Sweet, Medium and Dry (6%)
PLEASE NOTE CIDERS MAY CHANGE
THINGS FOR KIDS
There will be inflatable play. Charges apply.
Leicester Road Sports Ground
You save money by buying tickets early. Early bird tickets £4 per adult. Second release adult tickets £6. Final release and on the day £8. U18s go free.
The cider bar runs on a token system. Each token buys one half pint of cider. Tokens can be bought in advance - 5 tokens for £9 until the end of June - or on the day - 5 tokens for £10 or 11 tokens for £20. Unused tokens are not refundable but can be donated to charity. Tokens are on sale in the tent next to the cider bar.
There is ample, free parking at the club.
Field camping is available on the club playing fields. £20 per pitch payable in advance. Parking alongside camping pitch. No electric available and usual camping rules apply - no glass and no fires. You can book your pitch with your tickets.
Hinckley Sausage and Cider Festival supports grass roots sport in Leicestershire as it helps to raise money for Hinckley RFC.
No-one under the age of 18 is permitted to drink or be served alcohol. No alcohol is permitted to be brought into the festival. All bags will be checked on arrival.
Cider is available to take away in two pint containers. Cider ranges from £3.60 to £4 a pint. Lager, beer and a range of other alcoholic and soft drinks will also be available.
The cider bar runs on a token system. Each token buys one half pint of cider. Tokens can be bought in advance - 5 tokens for £9 unilt the end of June - or on the day - 5 tokens for £10 or 11 tokens for £20. Unused tokens are not refundable but can be donated to charity. Tokens are on sale in the tent next to the cider bar.
Feel free to bring camping chairs, picnic rugs and sun shades. Sorry but no picnic hampers or dogs!
Please drink responsibly - www.drinkaware.co.uk
UNDER AGE POLICY: Anyone who appears under the age of 21 will be asked to provide identity to prove they are over 18. This rule will be strictly enforced.
DOGS: Sorry, it is a pooch free party.
For queries about the event, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What can/can't I bring to the event?
No alcohol, food (other than snacks for kids), or dogs are allowed into the event.
What is the refund policy?
If the event is cancelled and cannot be rescheduled, tickets will be refunded in full. Other than that, no refunds will be given.