13th-14th June – 8th Stratford-upon-Avon CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival 2014 (Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire) Preview

Address: Stratford Racecourse, Luddington Road, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 9SE (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Fri 13th June: 12pm-11pm (£12*)
Sat 14th June: 11am-11pm (£12*)

* = £12 festival package includes:

• Entrance Fee
• Festival Glass (£2 refundable)
• Festival Programme with Beer and Cider list and tasting notes
• £7 of Drink Tokens

Concessions: CAMRA members Showing a valid membership card will get £3 back in tokens to spend at the festival.

Tickets: Available on the door

Camping: Camping & Caravan facilities are available on the racecourse, run by and bookable via the Stratford touring park

Ciders/Perries: Approximately 37 ciders/perries will be available


Cider Name % ABV Description
Barbourne – Crimson King 6.0 Medium Dry
Barbourne – Golden Drop 5.0 Medium
Celtic Marches – Lily The Pink 4.5 Medium Sweet
Celtic Marches – Slack Alice 4.6 Medium Dry
Celtic Marches – Thundering Molly 5.2 Medium
Cornish Orchards – Farmhouse ? Medium
Cornish Orchards – Vintage 7.2 Medium Dry
Fleece – Ark 6.5 Medium Dry
Fraser & Ross – Malt Cote 6.0 Medium
Gwynt y Ddraig – Black Dragon 7.2 Medium Dry
Gwynt y Ddraig – Dog Dancer 6.5 Medium Dry
Hairy Ferret – Traditional 6 Sweet
Hogans – Hazy Daisy 3.9 Medium Sweet
Hogans – Panking Pole 6.2 Dry
Hogans – Pickers Passion 5.3 Medium
JPs – Farmhouse 6.5 Medium Dry
Millwhites – Rioja Cask 6.7 Dry
Millwhites – Rum Cask 7.5 ?
Moles – Black Rat 6 Medium
Oakham – Oaple 5.8 Medium Dry
Sandford Orchards – Fannys Bramble 4 ?
Sandford Orchards – Shaky Bridge 6 ?
Sheppys – Raspberry 4 Medium Sweet
Thatchers – Cheddar Valley 6 Medium
Thatchers – Heritage 4.9 Medium
Tiny Rebel – Rocksteady 5.5 Medium
Twisted – Misty Cider 6 Sweet
Westons – Old Rosie 7.3 Medium Dry
Westons – Rosies Pig 4.8 ?
Wilsons – Lenches Bounty  6.5 Dry


Perry Name % ABV Description
Barbourne – Painted Lady 5.0 Medium Sweet
Gwynt y Ddraig – Two Trees Perry 4.5 Medium
Hogans – Poachers Perry 5.8 Medium
Lilleys – Bee Sting 7.5 Sweet
Moles – Black Rat Perry 7.5 Medium
Sandford Orchards – Pear Shaped 7.5 Medium Sweet
Westons – Country Perry 4.5 ?

Food: Will be available during all sessions,
via The Stable Lads Canteen (cash only)..

All day breakfast
Fried Fish
Southern Chicken
Bacon butties
Jacket Potatoes
Cheese & Ham Rolls
Pork pies
Sausage rolls

Entertainment: Fri: A quiet day for discussion and friendly banter.
The Hook Norton Dray will be on site and around Stratford on Friday 13th.

Sat2:00pm – Swing from Paris (see their website at swingfromparis.co.uk)
The sounds of a chic Parisian café and the French jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Expect music by Edith Piaf, Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington and more – stylish gypsy jazz and vintage swing, with violin, guitars and double bass.

Sat4:00pm – Amicantus (see their website at amicantus.com)
Amicantus Choir based in Stratford Upon Avon. Their diverse repertoire ranges from Mozart and Rutter to Take That and Snow Patrol.

Sat6:00pm – The Stuart Bishop (see his profile on.. The Stuart Bishop)
Stuart is a versatile, accomplished performer who sings and plays acoustic versions of classic rock songs plus a few random tracks depending on the type of audience and situation. A typical set might include songs by Bryan Adams, Elvis, Bon Jovi, Johnny Cash, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Motley Crue, Tom Jones and Guns’n’Roses.


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    Keith said,

    Hi CiderBlog, The Cider list was **updated last night**.


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