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Milton Keynes Sausage and Cider Festival 2017

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Emerson Valley Sports Pavilion

Bowland Drive

Emerson Valley

Milton Keynes

MK4 2DN

United Kingdom

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2017 Milton Keynes Sausage and Cider Festival




WHEN

Saturday July 15 2017 - Noon to 10pm

Sunday July 16 2017 - Noon to 6pm




WHAT

Real cider, great sausages, live music - Milton Keynes' annual sausage and cider festival is back in 2017.

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

Food stalls selling a variety of sausages - from artisan hot dogs to Polish kielbasa, Boerewors to Mexican chorizo dishes and cheese and n'duja sausage toasties.




MUSIC

Live music line up for 2017

Saturday

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

3pm - The Krissy Matthews Band

5pm - Dale Bennett and the Incidentals - and up-and-coming pop/indie band - http://www.dbincidentals.com/

7pm - Skatoons - Eight-piece ska band, playing the genre's classic hits, get ready to dance your socks off

Sunday

1pm - The Krissy Matthews Band

3pm - TBC




CIDERS (TBC)

Specials, including cider from Woughton Orchard in MK, will 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%), Haymaker (6.5%) and Two Trees Perry (4.5%)

Harefields (Northants)
Boot and Shoe (6%)

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

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

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

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

Sandford Orchards (Devon)
Cider ginger (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%)




OTHER ENTERTAINMENT

A free family circus for kids big and small - with Punch and Judy shows, clown shows, storytelling.

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 get into the festival for free.




WHERE

Emerson Valley Sports Pavillion

Home of MK RFC

Bowland Drive

Emerson Valley

Milton Keynes

MK4 2DN




SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook: www.facebook.com/MiltonKeynesSausageAndCiderFestival

Twitter: @MKciderfest




SATURDAY TICKETS

Adults tickets are £6 in advance and £8 on the day. Child (aged 10-17 yrs) £3 on Saturday. Kids under 10 go free. Family ticket for Saturday (2 adults and up to 3 kids) £15 in advance and £20 on the day.

SUNDAY TICKETS

Sunday is our family day when all children get free entry to the festival. Adults are £6.

CIDER BAR

The cider bar will run on a token system in 2017 to speed service. 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.




NOTICES

MK Sausage and Cider Festival supports grass roots sport in the city as it helps to raise money for MK 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. A pint of cider costs between £3.60 and £4. 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 to speed service. 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.

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: Dogs are welcome.

For queries about the event, please email: crispin@sausageandcider.co.uk

FAQs

What can/can't I bring to the event?

No alcohol or food (other than snacks for kids) 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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