20th Clacton-on-Sea Real Ale
and Cider Festival 2015
At St. James' Hall, Tower Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1LE
From Wednesday 26th to Saturday 29th August
18.00 to 23.00 Wednesday
11.00 to 23.00 Thursday, Friday, Saturday
65+ real ales ciders, perries, Essex wines, and Belgian and other European beers + free soft drinks for designated drivers
* this year our special section is 'Scottish Ales'
Food from 'Tasteful Catering' will be available.
The festival glasses are, this year, being sponsored by the White Hart, Weeley Heath.
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 sees Wully Bully!
Early evening on Friday (about 6pm) will see the Priory Morris Dancers perform.
Live Jazz from the Blackwater Jazz band on Saturday afternoon.
Saturday evening live music from the Resonators
BEER LIST NOW AVAILABLE! - Click here (PDF)
The beer list is likely to be revised a few times between when it is first uploaded and the festival opening!
Information for Travellers
The festival is located in the St. James' Church Hall, in Tower Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1LE. 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 download helpful directions to the festival from Clacton station.
Click here to find the venue on OpenStreetMap.
Click here to find the venue on Streetmap.
Click here for train timetables from Abellio Greater Anglia (valid from 17 May 2014).
NB: Planned maintenance work is detailed here. At the time of editing this page, there were no planned major works that should disrupt travel.
Click here to download an A4 FLYER(2.2MB) - PLEASE HELP PUBLICISE THE FESTIVAL!
Facebook event page - why not invite your friends?
The STAFFING FORM is available in the members area of our website - PLEASE HELP ORGANISE AND RUN THE FESTIVAL!
Last Year's Festival
Last year's festival page is available here.