Club app icon

Pitchero Club

The best way to keep up to date with Hinckley Rugby Club | Hinckley RFC

View

14 Days To Go To The Hinckley Sausage n Cider Festival @ HRFC

2 months ago By John Tilley

Hinckley Sausage & Cider Festival starts on 26th August @ Hinckley Rugby Club. Click to see the itinerary.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1326294607484647

Live music, real cider and great sausages - Hinckley's annual sausage and cider festival is back in 2017 with a fantastic musical line up.

30+ real ciders sourced from artisan producers around the country and from Leicestershire, and sparkling cider.

Street food stalls selling artisan hot dogs, Polish kielbasa and other speciality sausages, boerewors and griddled cheese and chorizo toasties.

WHEN

Saturday August 26 - Noon to 10pm
Sunday August 26 - Noon to 7pm


MUSIC

Saturday

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

3pm - The Krissy Matthews band

5pm - Distorted Decade - non-stop covers fronted by the irrepressible Luke Girvan

7pm - Kazabian - the No. 1 Kasabian tribute band - http://kazabian.com/

Sunday

12.30pm - Distorted Decade - non-stop covers fronted by the irrepressible Luke Girvan

2.30pm - The Krissy Matthews band

4.30pm - The Rin Tins - Bristol's greatest party band, described as "Splendid gypsy rockabilly" - http://www.therintins.com/

CIDERS FOR 2017

Abrahalls (Herefordshire)
Lily the Pink (4.5%)

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 (14%) – 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%) and Haymaker (6.5%)

Harefields (Northants)
Boot and Shoe (6%)

Kentish Pip (Kent)
Elderflower Cider (4%)

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

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

Mr Whitehead's (Hants)
Novo Pyrus perry (7%)

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

Sandford Orchards (Devon)
Cider ginger (4%)

Sheppy's (Somerset)
Cider with Raspberry (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%)

ENTERTAINMENT FOR KIDS

There will be a giant slide and other inflatable fun for children. Charges apply to these activities.

Sunday is a family day when kids enter the festival for free.

WHERE

Hinckley RFC
Leicester Road Sports Ground
Leicester Road
Hinckley
LE10 3DR

TICKETS

You save money by buying tickets in advance. Tickets are £6 in advance and £8 on the day. Kids under 10 go free. Child (aged 10-17 yrs) £3 on Saturday. Family ticket for Saturday (2 adults and up to 3 kids) £15 in advance and £20 on the day. Under 10s go free. Sunday is our family day when all children get free entry to the festival.

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

Buy tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hinckley-sausage-and-cider-festival-2017-tickets-34068238017?aff=Fbeventpage

PARKING

There is ample, free parking at the club.

CAMPING

Camping is available on the club playing fields. £16 per pitch payable in advance. Parking alongside pitch. You can book your pitch with your tickets.

NOTICES

Hinckley Sausage and Cider Festival supports grass roots sport in Leicestershire as it helps to raise money for newly-promoted Hinckley 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. Cider ranges from £3.60 - £4 a pint. 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. 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 or dogs!

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: Sorry, it is a pooch free party.

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

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

No alcohol, food (other than snacks for kids), or dogs 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.

Updated 21:17 - 23 Aug 2017 by John Tilley

Where next?

Hinckley Sausage & Cider Festival This Bank Holiday Weekend Saturday 26th August and Sunday 27th August - Relax into a big one!
Special Guest Speaker Leon Lloyd @ Blaydon Lunch 02/09/2017 Legion Worldwide Director, Leon Lloyd, ex Leicester, Gloucester and England and writer of ‘From Boot Room to Board Room’ is our special guest speaker.

Comments

Loading comments

Ugo & Flats visit our next Kids First Champion Club!

Fixtures
Sat 28 Oct
a
1st XV Tynedale
League 15:00
h
Staghounds Syston II
League 15:00
a
League 15:00
Sun 29 Oct
a
Festival 09:30
h
U13s Tamworth
Friendly 10:00
a
Festival 10:00
a
Festival 10:15
h
U9's Training
Training 10:30
h
U8's Training
Training 10:30
h
Under 7s Training
Training 10:30
h
U15's Burton RFC
Friendly 11:00
a
Friendly 11:00
Sat 4 Nov
h
Hunters Syston IV
League 14:15
h
1st XV Macclesfield
League 15:00

News sponsors

Affiliations

Club sponsors