Letter from Michael Wynne, Festival Organiser: I’m disappointed to have to notify you we’ve decided not to hold the Sunderland Beer & Cider Festival in October 2020. The reason is entirely due to the current Covid-19 virus, the resultant lockdown & the forced closure of many businesses whose support we… Read more“Sunderland Beer and Cider Festival 2020 – Cancellation”
Sunderland Beer and Cider Festival 2020 is due to take place from Thursday October 1st 2020 to Saturday October 3rd. The Event will be at The Point, Sunderland for the fourth year. Planning starts soon & more details of this year’s event will appear shortly.
The Beers & Cider of the Festival awards are voted for by the visitors to the Festival. This year we have a joint winner for “Beer of Sundfest 2019”: 1st (Joint): Naylor’s (Cross Hills W.York’s) “Toffee Mild” 4 .2% A rich dark mild made with black and chocolate malts. Black… Read more“Sunderland Beer and Cider Festival 2019 – Beer & Cider of the Festival.”
Opening time (Day 1) approaches & all setup on the bars: Discovery and Learning area ready: CAMRA Volunteers ready: Let Sunderland Beer and Cider Festival 2019 begin:
You can download an electronic version of the 2019 Festival Program to your device by clicking on the picture below:
Last night & this morning our volunteers loaded vans & moved the festival kit to the venue @ The Point. Today our team has been putting the bars together, racking the beer & setting up the room for Thursday.
11TH SUNDERLAND BEER & CIDER FESTIVAL The 11th Sunderland Beer and Festival is being held between 3 and 5 October at the Point in the city centre. This will be the third time the festival has been held at this venue. We have changed the opening times this year and… Read more“Sunderland Beer and Cider Festival 2019 – Press Release”
Tim Woolley from Harleston Cider a traditional cider makers based in the Waveney Valley along the Norfolk and Suffolk border will be visiting Sunderland Beer & Cider Festival on Thursday 3rd October at 18:00 to do a “Meet the Cider Maker”. So come down & ask Tim all you ever… Read more“Sunderland Beer and Cider Festival 2019 – Meet the Cider Maker (Harleston Cider)”
We’re pleased to announce Lonely Tower Film & Media will be joining us at Sunderland Beer & Cider Festival on Thursday 3rd October for a showing (at 7pm) of the documentary film ‘A PASSION FOR VAUX – SUNDERLAND’S LOST BREWERY’ ….trailer available HERE ” The story of the people of… Read more“Sunderland Beer and Cider Festival 2019 – ‘A PASSION FOR VAUX – SUNDERLAND’S LOST BREWERY’”
Sunderland Beer and Cider Festival 2019 will be joined by Maxim Brewery on the first evening of the festival. (Thursday 3rd October, from 6-7pm) This will be an opportunity to meet the brewer & find out exactly what goes into a Maxim Brew & how they get from the raw ingredients… Read more“Sunderland Beer and Cider Festival 2019 – Meet the Brewer (Maxim)”