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Events in Histon

The 19th Histon Beer and Cider Festival 2017



This years festival will run from Monday 4th September until Friday 8th September 2017. Not to be missed. Please note that the festival will be closed on monday lunchtime and open at 5pm.

A brief history of the Histon Beer Festival:

The first Histon Beer Festival was July 1997 – the only year that didn’t have a commemorative glass.

Mon 4th September 2017 will see the commencement of the 19th festival

Whilst it is known to have raised £61472.99  for charitable causes it can only be estimated to have served in excess of 600 different beers and close on 95 different ciders.

Such monies raised are only possible because of the volunteer staffing and monumental efforts of the ‘backroom team’

2012 saw a significant increase in the size of the festival with over 60 beers available at all times and 2014 saw a rise in the number of ciders and perries available.

Various food options will be constantly available during the week from beer festival favourites such as scotch eggs, pork pies and cheese through to BBQ and Thai.

Music at the festival

Monday : 19:00 Manor Mill Morris Dancers

                   20:00 Cottenham Brass Band

Tuesday : 20:00 The Sure-Can Playboys

Wednesday : 20:00 The Lonely

Thursday : 20:00 Carla Gray and friends

Friday : 19:30 The Jjarrs

(music line up subject to change)

Upcoming Events

Every first Sunday of the month live music in the evening : Please check facebook for performers, start times and exceptions. www.facebook.com/theredlionhiston

Monday 4th – Friday 8th September : 19th Histon Beer and  Cider Festival

Monday 4th        19:00 Manor Mill Morris Dancers (see pic below)

                              20:00 Cottenham Brass Band

Tuesday 5th        20:00 The Sure-Can Playboys plus guests

Wednesday 6th  20:00 The Lonely

Thursday 7th      20.00 Carla’s Rendition

Friday 8th           19:30 Jjars






Easter Beer Festival 2017

Beer list available by clicking here: Easter Festival Beer List