18th Clacton-on-Sea Real Ale
and Cider Festival 2013
Please keep checking back here for news of the 2013 event!
At St. James' Hall, Tower Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1LF
From Wednesday 21st to Saturday 24th August
18.00 to 23.00 Wednesday
11.00 to 23.00 Thursday, Friday, Saturday
65+ real ales* ciders, perries, wines, and Belgian and other European beers + free soft drinks for designated drivers
Hot and cold food will be available.
The festival glasses are, this year, being sponsored by the Blacksmiths Arms, Little Clacton.
Free entry to card carrying CAMRA members at ALL times times – Non-members £2.50 entry at non-music sessions and £3.50 for music sessions
Live on Thursday evening it's the unstoppable Onion Band!
Live Jazz from the Blackwater Jazz band on Saturday afternoon.
Information for Travellers
The festival is located in the St. James' Church Hall, in Tower Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1LF. It is between St. James' Church and the Westcliff Theatre which is well signposted. It is about 15 minutes walk from Clacton-on-Sea railway station.
Click here to find the venue on OpenStreetMap.
Click here to find the venue on Streetmap.
Click here to download train timetables from Greater Anglia (valid from December 2012).
NB: Planned maintenance work is detailed here. At the time of editing this page, there were no planned major works that should disrupt travel.
Last Year's Festival
Last year's festival page is available here.