13th-16th November – 19th Egham Real Ale & Cider Festival 2014 (Egham, Surrey) Preview

Address: Egham United Services Club, 111 Spring Rise, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9PE (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Thu 13th November: 10am-11pm (£3)
Fri 14th November: 10am-12am (£3)
Sat 15th November: 10am-12am (£3)
Sun 16th November: 12pm-11pm (Free)

Festival Glass: £2 refundable deposit for festival glass

Concessions: £1 discount on above prices for NUS, CIU & CAMRA card carrying members and also guests of EUSC Club members. Please make sure you produce a valid NUS, CIU or CAMRA card to avoid been charged full entry price. Entrance is free to EUSC members throughout the festival but you are urged to pay the deposit for a festival glass.

Tickets: Available on the door

Ciders/Perries: List TBC.

The following ciders/perries were available at a previous festival:


  • Bridge Farm, Somerset

Perry (6.5%) Med / Classic perry from multi award winning maker

  • Cornish Orchards, Cornwall

Perry (4.8%) Med-Dry / Light, clean summer drinking

  • Crones, Norfolk        

Rum Cask Cider (8.5%) Dry / English orchard meets West Indian sugar plantation!

  • Double Vision, Kent

Vision in Pink (5.2%) Med / A grown-up fruit (strawberry) cider, not over-sweet

  • Glebe Farm, Cambridgeshire

Side-R Elderflower (6.0%) Med / The perfect marriage of an English summer and autumn

  • Glebe Farm, Cambridgeshire

Side-R Ginger (6.0%) Med / Really popular, easy-quaffing

  • Gwatkins, Herefordshire

Yarlington Mill (7.0%) Med /

  • Gwynt y Draig, Glamorganshire

Black Dragon (7.2%) Med-Dry / Very clean, easy-drinking, perennially popular prizewinner

  • Gwynt y Draig, Glamorganshire

Haymaker (6.5%) Med / Back by popular demand

  • Gwynt y Draig, Glamorganshire

Two Trees Perry (4.5%) Med / Smooth, easy drinking and very popular

  • Heck’s, Somerset

Bramley with Honey Cider (6.5%) Med / A marriage made in heaven.

  • Merry Moon, Kent

Chilli Cider (6.0%) Med / Hot, hot, hot on a deliciously apple-y base

  • Ross on Wye, Herefordshire

Oak Cask (7.0%) Dry /

  • Springfield, Monmouthshire

Red Dragon (7.8%) Med / An elegant blend of Browns Apple and Dabinett

  • Talbot Harris, Dorset

Cider (5.0%) Dry / Matured in Glenlivet whisky casks

  • Wilce’s, Herefordshire

Cider (6.0%) Med / Runner-up 2014 Cider of the Year

Food: Hot & cold food to be available at most times.

Entertainment: Live Music from 20:30, Fri/Sat

  • Fri 14th –  SPY vs SPY– A pairing of top funky American guitarist Alix Anthony with world class funky bass player Spy Austin.                                                                Everything these boys do gonna be FUNKY!!
  • Sat 15th – TRAKonTRAK– ace drummer Sam Kelly returns to the USC with his party band – should be a fun night!  Sam has worked with Chaka Khan, Dr John, Ben E. King, Robert Plant, The Foundations, Gordon Haskell, Billy Ocean, Desmond Dekker, Eddie Floyd, Roger Chapman, Michelle Shocked, Stan Webb, Gary Moore, Paul Jones, Imelda May, Robben Ford, Andy Fairweather Low and Chris Barber ………… to name but a few! Bring your dancing shoes!!


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