Five-day Festival 2016: launch Thurs 13 October


You`ll find a warm festival welcome at Newcastle Cricket Club, which is the CAMRA Club of the Year for Tyneside and Northumberland for the fourth year in a row. This year`s five-day Real Ale & Cider Festival runs from Thursday 13 to Monday 17 October.

More than 30 beers and ciders will be on offer, ranging from local favourites to national award winners! Tasty snacks available too including sausage sandwiches (starring delicious locally-made products from The Northumberland Sausage Company). Veggie options are also available. The festival Quiz takes place on Saturday – start time 7.30pm, recommend arrive from 7 to bags your table! And there’s live football on the Big Screen.

The festival is grateful for all sponsors – once again Oaks Properties are the main sponsor of the popular Cider Bar. tesco_logo_jesmond-2-copy And new this year, the refurbished Tesco Metro store in Acorn Rd proud to support the Festival. Cask sponsorship is also available – if you are interested in support, please contact .

Entry: £2 (free to current CAMRA members on production of valid membership card).
Beer tokens: £5 for 3, £10 for 6.
Raffle: First prize is huge selection of bottled real ales. Draw 10pm Monday.

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  • THURSDAY: 5pm
  • FRIDAY: 4pm
  • SATURDAY: 3pm
  • SUNDAY: 4pm
  • MONDAY: 6pm

A full list of the beers and ciders that we’ll have on offer, including tasting notes, will be available nearer the time, but in the meantime get the dates in your diaries.