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Tuesday 18 June 2013

3rd Greater Manchester CAMRA Cider and Perry Festival, Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd June.

If you like real Ciders and Perries then you are in for a treat in Manchester this weekend as they host the 3rd Greater Manchester Cider and Perry Festival.

This takes place at the Palace Hotel in the Copper Face Jacks Bar on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd June 2013.

Run by the branches of CAMRA Greater Manchester there will be Over 60+ Traditional Cider & Perries (plus soft drinks and food available all day). The festival will include the CAMRA Celtic and North England Cider Competition. Ciders from Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Merseyside, Cheshire, West Pennines, North East, Yorkshire and Greater Manchester.

Admission Prices and Opening Times:
Open Noon - 10.30pm both days
Admission £3 - Pay On The Door. £2 to CAMRA & EBCU members .

Here is a  Google Streetview of the Palace Hotel. This entrance on the corner is the one you need to use for this Cider Feestival :

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Sat Nav : M60 7HA

Cider and Perry list for the 2013festival :

Allen Cider
Ashgrove Orchard Ram
Blackmore Vale
Blaengawney Blindfold Medium Cider
Blaengawney Heartbreaker Dry Cider
Blaengawney National Treasure Sweet Cider
Bollhayes Cider
Border Orchards
Bottle Kicking Scrummage Cider
Burnards Montys Double Cider
Burnards Oaky Dokey Cider
Burrow Hill Medium Dry Cider
Chants Singing Cider
Cotswold No Brainer
Crossmans Cider
Days Cottage Cider
Dee Cider Dabinett Dry SV
Dee Cider Richards Medium
Dove Syke Ribble Valley Gold Medium Dry
Gray Cider
Greyfields Cider
Gwatkin Cider
Hecks Port Wine of Glastonbury Cider
Honeypot Cider
Jollydale Cider
Madhatters Cider
Madhatters Worlds End
Mays Cider
Millwhites Cider
Moorlands Farm Medium Dry Cider
Moorlands Farm Medium Sweet Cider
Newton Court Cider
Nooks Yard Dry Cider
Nooks Yard Medium Cider
Olivers Cider
Parsons Choice Cider
Pure North Fusion Cider
Pure North Valley Zest Cider
Raglan Cider Mill Dry Cider
Raglan Cider Mill Medium Cider
Red Bank Cider Proper Cider
Red Bank Cider Real Cider
Ross on Wye Cider
Sandford Orchards Devon Scrumpy Cider
Sarahs Cider
Seidr O Sir Betws Medium Cider
Seidr O Sir Cantref Sweet Cider
Sherston Cider
Skidbrooke Cider
Springherne Cider
Thornborough Cider
Wilkins Medium Cider

Blaengawney Blakeney Red Perry
Butford Organics Perry
Days Cottage Perry
Gwatkin Perry
Hartlands Perry
Hecks Hendre Huffcap Perry
Newton Court Perry
Nooks Yard Cheshire Perry
Olivers Perry
Raglan Cider Mill Blakeney Red Perry
Raglan Cider Mill Medium Perry
Rathays Painted Lady Perry
Ross on Wye Alpaca Perry
Swallowfields Perry

What qualifies as a Camra Real Cider.

For more details on this unique Northern Cider festival see their website :

Date for 2014 : 1st Manchester Beer & Cider Festival
Wednesday 22nd January to Saturday 25th January 2014 at Manchester Velodrome !


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