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Hinckley Sausage and Cider Festival 2017

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Hinckley Rugby Club

Leicester Road Sports Ground

Leicester Road

Hinckley

LE10 3DR

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2017 Hinckley Sausage and Cider Festival




WHEN

Saturday August 26 2017 - Noon to 10pm

Sunday August 27 2017 - Noon to 7pm




WHAT

Live music, real cider and great sausages - Hinckley's annual sausage and cider festival is back in 2017 with a fantastic musical line-up.

30+ real ciders sourced from artisan producers around the country and from Leicestershire, and sparkling bottled cider from CiderBods - www.ciderbods.co.uk - the online store for bottled real cider.

Street food stalls selling artisan hot dogs, Polish kielbasa and other speciality sausages, boerewors and griddled cheese and choriso toasties.




MUSIC

Live music line up for 2017

Saturday

1pm - Greg Coulson trio - livewire Bluesman described as "one to watch" by Blues Magazine. www.gregcoulson.co.uk

3pm - The Krissy Matthews band

5pm - Distorted Decade - non-stop covers fronted by the irrepressible Luke Girvan

7pm - Kazabian - the No. 1 Kasabian tribute band - http://kazabian.com/


Sunday

1pm - Distorted Decade - non-stop covers fronted by the irrepressible Luke Girvan

3pm - The Krissy Matthews band




CIDERS

Specials may be added at the event. See chalkboards for details.


Abrahalls (Herefordshire)
Abrahalls (Sparkling in 500ml bottles) (6%), Lily the Pink (4.5%), and Thundering Molly (Sparkling in 500ml bottles) (5.2%)

Badger
Badger’s Arse (6%)

Broadoak (Somerset)
Bristol Port (6%) and Moonshine (7.5%)

Chant (Somerset)
Badger’s Spit (7.5%)

Eydon Cider Company (Northants)
Appley Ever After (12%) – Served by the wine glass only

Gwatkin (Herefordshire)
Game Cock (4.5%) and Norman Cider (7.5%)

Gwynt Y Ddraig (Wales)
Black Dragon (7.2%), Happy Daze (4.5%) and Haymaker (6.5%)

Harefields (Northants)
Boot and Shoe (6%)

Kentish Pip (Kent)
Elderflower Cider (4%) and Vintage Pip (6%)

Lilley's
Lemon and Lime (4%), Mango (4%) and Strawberry (4%)

Moles (Wilts)
Black Rat Cider (6%) and Black Rat Perry (7.5%)

Mr Whitehead’s (Hants)
Novo Pyrus Perry (7%)

Saxby’s (Northants)
Blackcurrant (3.7%) and Rhubarb (3.5%)

Sandford Orchards (Devon)
Cider ginger (4%)

Sheppy's (Somerset)
Cider with raspberry (4%)

Thistly Cross (Scotland)
Whisky Cask (6.9%)

Vale of Welton (Northants)
Rose Hill (6.6%)

West Croft Cider (Somerset)
Janet's Jungle Juice (6%)

Wilkins (Somerset)
Wilkins Farmhouse Cider in Sweet, Medium and Dry (6%)




ENTERTAINMENT FOR KIDS

There will also be a giant slide, inflatable obstacle course and trampolines for children. Charges apply to these activities.

Sunday is a family day when kids enter the festival for free.




WHERE

Hinckley RFC

Leicester Road Sports Ground

Leicester Road

Hinckley

LE10 3DR




TICKETS

You save money by buying tickets in advance. Tickets are £6 in advance and £8 on the day. Kids under 10 go free. Child (aged 10-17 yrs) £3 on Saturday. Family ticket for Saturday (2 adults and up to 3 kids) £15 in advance and £20 on the day. Under 10s go free. Sunday is our family day when all children get free entry to the festival.

The cider bar will run on a token system in 2017. Each token buys one half pint of cider. Tokens can be bought in advance - 5 tokens for £9 - or on the day - 5 tokens for £10 or 11 tokens for £20. Unused tokens are not refundable.




PARKING

There is ample, free parking at the club.




CAMPING

Camping is available on the club playing fields. £16 per pitch payable in advance. Parking alongside pitch. You can book your pitch with your tickets.




NOTICES

Hinckley Sausage and Cider Festival supports grass roots sport in Leicestershire as it helps to raise money for newly-promoted 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 will run on a token system in 2017. Each token buys one half pint of cider. Tokens can be bought in advance - 5 tokens for £9 - or on the day - 5 tokens for £10 or 11 tokens for £20. Unused tokens are not refundable.

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: crispin@sausageandcider.co.uk

FAQs

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.


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