18th-23rd May – 42nd Cambridge CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival 2015 (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire) Preview

Address: Jesus Green, Victoria Avenue, Cambridge, CB4 1EG (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Mon 18th May: 5pm-10:30pm (£4)
Tue 19th May: 12pm-3pm (Free) & 5pm-10:30pm (£4)
Wed 20th May: 12pm-3pm (Free) & 5pm-10:30pm (£4)
Thu 21st May: 12pm-3pm (Free) & 5pm-10:30pm (£5)
Fri 22nd May: 12pm-3pm (Free) & 5pm-10:30pm (£5)
Sat 23rd May: 12pm-10:30pm (£3)

Concessions: Free entry for CAMRA & CURAS members

Tickets: Available on the door

Ciders/Perries: 50+ ciders/perries are expected. Provisional list is as follows:


Apple Cottage – Hertfordshire
F.T.J. Filthy Tramp Juice
T’orchard ?.?%

Barnes & Adams – Wick, Gloucestershire
Old Parlour ?.?%

Biddenden – Biddenden, Kent
Strong ?.?%

Bollhayes – Devon
Cider ?.?%

Burnard – Norfolk
Monty’s Double ?.?%

Cam Valley Orchards – Cambridgeshire
Dabinett Blend ?.?%
Idared (SV) ?.?%
Kingston Black (SV) 6.4%
Scrumptious (SV) ?.?%
Cambridge Cider Co.
Angry Wasp ?.?%
Much Merriment ?.?%
Scratters Reward ?.?%

Cassels – Cambridgeshire
Bourns Bounty ?.?%
Dabinett (SV) ?.?%
Summer Session ?.?%
Sweet April ?.?%

Cider by Rosie – Dorset
Cider ?.?%

CJ’s – Monmouthshire
Surprise ?.?%

Copse House – Dorset
Cider ?.?%

Cotswold – Oxfordshire
Cider ?.?%

Cromwell – Cambridgeshire
Oliver’s Choice ?.?%
Oliver’s Last Gasp ?.?%
Oliver’s Sweetheart ?.?%
Session ?.?%

Crossman’s – Somerset
Cider ?.?%

Double Vision – Kent
Cider ?.?%

Dove Syke – Lancashire
Ribble Valley Gold ?.?%

Evershed’s – Bedfordshire
Aldercar ?.?%

Franklin’s – Bedfordshire
Fuddle ?.?%
Gasper ?.?%

Glebe Farm – Cambridgeshire
Side-R “Sweet” ?.?%

Green Valley – Devon
Cider ?.?%

Hallets – Monmouthshire
PX Sherry Cask ?.?%

Harding’s – Cambridgeshire
3 Counties Bounty ?.?%
3 Peace Sweet ?.?%

Harry’s – Somerset
Cider ?.?%

Hereward – Cambridgeshire est. 2003
Cider Apples (Stoke Red/Dabinett) ?.?%
Medium Sweet ?.?%

Hill Holme – Essex
Majors Cider ?.?%

‘Ang Over ?.?%

Newton Court – Herefordshire
Cider ?.?%

Pickled Pig – Cambridgeshire
Oak Cask ?.?%
Porker’s Snout ?.?%
Sweet Little Pig ?.?%

Potton Press – Bedfordshire
Sweet Spot ?.?%

Ross-on-Wye – Herefordshire
Cider ?.?%

Seacider – East Sussex
Cider ?.?%

Severn Cider – Gloucestershire
Cider ?.?%

Sheppy’s – Somerset
Farmhouse ?.?%

Simon’s – Cambridgeshire
As It Comes ?.?%

Spinney Abbey – Cambridgeshire
Monk and Disorderly ?.?%
Virgin on the Ridiculous ?.?%

St. Ives – Cornwall
Clodgy ?.?%

Tricky – Somerset
Cider ?.?%

Village Green – West Sussex
Cider ?.?%

Waddlegoose Lane – Suffolk
Spadger ?.?%
Woodsprite ?.?%

Watergull Orchards – Cambridgeshire
Farmhouse “Dry” ?.?%
Farmhouse “Sweet” ?.?%

Whin Hill – Norfolk
Medium ?.?%

Wilkins – Somerset
Farmhouse ?.?%

Winkleigh – Devon
Autumn Scrumpy ?.?%


Apple Cottage – Hertfordshire
Pyder Baldock ?.?%

Barnes & Adams – Wick, Gloucestershire
Baynham Court Perry ?.?%

Burnard – Norfolk
Perry ?.?%

Butford Organics – Herefordshire
Perry ?.?%

Cam Valley Orchards – Cambridgeshire
Punters’ Perry ?.?%

Cromwell – Cambridgeshire
Cavalier Perry ?.?%

Double Vision – Kent
Impeared Vision Perry ?.?%

Hereward – Cambridgeshire est. 2003
Perry ?.?%

Little Red Rooster – East Sussex
Cider Perry ?.?%

Newton Court – Herefordshire
Perry ?.?%

Oliver’s – Herefordshire
Perry ?.?%

Pickled Pig – Cambridgeshire
Will’s Perry “Medium Dry” ?.?%
Will’s Perry “Medium Sweet” ?.?%

Potton Press – Bedfordshire
Perry ?.?%
Pyder ?.?%

Ross-on-Wye – Herefordshire
Perry ?.?%

Severn Cider – Gloucestershire
Perry ?.?%

Simon’s – Cambridgeshire
Barton Perry, Secret Agent ?.?%

Whin Hill – Norfolk
Perry ?.?%


Cambridge CAMRA Cheese Counter

Fine cheeses, breads (including gluten free), pork pies, scotch eggs, sausage rolls, quiches , hams, smoked fish, olives, snacks and much more. There will also be freshly made soup.

Pickled onions and Rosie’s pickled eggs, both pickled in locally produced Cassels vintage cider vinegar. As well as Rosie’s home made fudge, available in two flavours vanilla and chocolate chip.

There will be a selected range of snacks – pies, scotch eggs, premium pork scratchings and range of locally produced crisps from Corkers Crisps available in carry out bags from the cheese counter after the main cheese counter closes, until the end of the session.

Premium pork scratchings and a range of locally produced crisps (from Corkers Crisps, near Ely), will be available from the bars.

Cambridge Connoisseur Coffee – Coffee Fine coffees & teas, and soft drinks.
Daisy’s Diner – Daisy’s famous hog and beef roast, burgers and sausages, including the infamous One Foot Wonder.
Perfection Mobiles – Freshly prepared traditional Fish ‘n’ chips.
Pieminister– Jethro from The Cambridge Blue will have a range of freshly baked traditional pies.
Curry & Kebab – A range of authentic, freshly prepared curry dishes. –
Pizza – Traditional pizza, freshly baked in a wood burning stove, the menu offers a significant number of vegetarian options available.
Doughnut Stand – Doughnuts, freshly made on site.
The Vegeteria Stall – Serving a range of vegetarian dishes.
Merry Berry Truffles and Chocolates – Located in the Food Hall Serving a range of uniquely flavoured handmade chocolates, fresh cream truffles, alongside other chocolate gifts. All of their chocolate are gluten and nut free, there will also be some dairy free chocolate and some high in antioxidants and minerals.


Saturday (for the kids):

Face Painting
Cake Decorating
Chocolate Fountain
Circus Skills
Puppet Show
Puppet Making
Bouncy castle (until 6:45 pm)


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