29th October-1st November – Birmingham CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival 2014 (Birmingham, West Midlands) Preview

Address: The New Bingley Hall, 1 Hockley Circus, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 5PP (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Wed 29th October: 6pm-10pm (Free – Trade and CAMRA Members only)
Thu 30th October: 11am-10:30pm (£3)
Fri 31st October: 11am-10:30pm (£5)
Sat 1st November: 11am-10:30pm (£4)

Concessions: CAMRA Members get £2 back in tokens to spend at the festival.

Tickets: Available in advance here or on the door. If you don’t have an advance ticket you will need to purchase an entrance package which comprises the entrance fee, £5 of drink tokens and a glass.

Ciders/Perries: 100+ ciders/perries will be available.


Cider Producer & Name % ABV
Abrahalls TBC
Ampleforth West Yorkshire Medium 6.40%
Ashgrove TBC
Ashover Pippins Dry Cider 6.00%
Barbourne Cider Dry 6.00%
Barbourne Cider Med 6.00%
Barkers Cider TBC
Biddenden Bushels 6.00%
Biddenden Strong Med 8.00%
Border Orchards Hereford Medium 6.50%
Broadoak Kingston Black Bristol Dry 7.50%
Broadoak Moonshine 7.50%
Butford Organics 27 TBC
Carey Organics Hereford Dry 6.40%
Carey Organics Hereford Medium 6.40%
Celtic Marches Lily the Pink 4.60%
Celtic Marches Thundering Molly 5.20%
Chants Badgers Spit Somerset Dry 7.50%
Chants Singing Cider Somerset Medium 7.5$
CiderNIKS 30 x2 TBC
Countryman Cider Dry 6.50%
Countryman Cider Med 6.50%
Countryman Cider Sweet 6.50%
Crossmans Dry 6.00%
Crossmans Med 6.00%
Crossmans sweet 6.00%
Double Vision Cider 7.40%
Dove Syke Ribble Valley Dabinett Lancashire Dry 7.20%
Dove Syke Ribble Valley Gold Lancashire Dry 6.00%
Dove Syke Ribble Valley Gold Lancashire Medium 6.00%
Dunkertons Cider Dry 7.00%
Dunkertons Cider Med 7.00%
Dunkertons Cider sweet 7.00%
Ermie & Gertie Somerset Dry 6.00%
Ermie & Gertie Somerset Medium 6.00%
Ermie & Gertie Somerset Sweet 6.00%
Green Valley 25 / 29 Vintage TBC
Greggs Pit TBC
Gwynt y Ddraig Black Dragon 7.30%
Hallets Wales Blindfold 6.00%
Hallets Wales Dabinett 7.00%
Hallets Wales National Treasure 5.00%
Hecks Kingston Black 6.50%
Hecks Port Wine 6.50%
Hogans Hazy Daisy 3.90%
Hogans Panking Pole 6.20%
Hogans Picker’s Passion 5.30%
Honeypot 27 TBC
Hunt 26 TBC
Lilley’s Cider Barn Somerset Crazy Goat 6.80%
Mahorall Farm TBC
Malvern Magic Hereford Dry 6.50%
Malvern Magic Hereford Medium 6.50%
Malvern Magic Hereford Sweet 6.50%
Mays Cider 5.50%
Mr Whiteheads Hampshire Devil’s Device 8.40%
Mr Whiteheads Hampshire Newton’s Discovery 3.80%
Newton Court Dabinett Hereford Medium 7.00%
Newton Court Perry Hereford Sweet 7.00%
Newton Court Yarlington Mill Hereford Dry 7.00%
Olivers Cider 6.00%
Once upon a Tree Tumpy ground 7.00%
Orgasmic Cider 6.00%
Parsons Choice Dry 6.00%
Parsons Choice Med 6.00%
Parsons Choice sweet 6.00%
Raglan Cider Wales Single Variety Stoke Red 6.00%
Rathays TBC
Richs Farmhouse 6.0%&Legbender 6.00%
Rosies Triple D 30 TBC
Ross on Wye Dry 6.00%
Ross on Wye Medium Cider 6.00%
Rous TBC
Sandford Orchards Devon Scrumpy Devon Medium 6.00%
Sarah’s TBC
Seidr O Sir 23 TBC
Sheppys Dry,Med & sweet 6.00%
Snailsbank Tumbledown Cider 5.20%
Springherne TBC
Swallowfields Hereford Dry 6.00%
Swallowfields Hereford Medium 6.00%
Swallowfields Hereford Sweet 6.00%
Troggi 25 Includes Perry TBC
Upper House TBC
Westcrofts Janets Jungle Juice Somerset Medium 6.00%
Westons Rosies Pig 4.80%
Wilces Hereford Dry 6.00%
Wilces Hereford Medium 6.00%
Wilkins 23 TBC
Winkleigh Autumn Scrumpy 7.50%


Perry Producer & Name % ABV
Barbourne Perry 6.00%
Barkers Perry TBC
Double Vision Impeared Vision Perry 7.40%
Gwatkins F/house Perry 7.00%
Gwynt y Ddraig Perry 4.50%
Gwynt y Ddraig Pyder 6.00%
Hecks Blakeney Red Perry Somerset Perry 6.50%
Hecks Med Perry 6.50%
Hogans Poacher’s Perry 5.80%
Lilley’s Cider Barn Somerset Bee Sting Perry 7.50%
Malvern Magic Hereford Perry 5.50%
Mr Whiteheads Hampshire Midnight Special Perry 5.00%
Oliver’s Perry 6.00%
Raglan Cider Mill 30 Incl Perry TBC
Ross on Wye Perry 6.00%
Swallowfields Hereford Perry 6.00%
Ty Bryn Blakeney Red Perry Wales Sweet Perry 5.60%

Food: The following vendors will be onsite:

Change Kitchen
Jamrock Catering
Merry Berry Truffles
Pickles of Harborne
Pipers Crisps
Select Foods (Handmade Cornish Pasties)
Yuleys Bratwurst

Entertainment: Entertainment will be available throughout the festival. This is as follows:

17:00 :- Opening Ceremony by Astro
18:30 – 19:30 :- The Fidgets
20:45 – 21:45 :- Waiting for Susan

15:00 – 16:00 – Little Dynamite
18:00 – 19:00 – Jazz Alchemy
19:30 :- Beomora Morris Dancers
20:45 – 21:45 :- Boperator Boogie Band

16:45 – 17:45 :- Torous
18:15 :- Jockey Morris Dancers
19:15 – 20:15 :- Bryan James
20:45 -21:45 :- Suzie and the Backbeats


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