Join us as we celebrate 5 YEARS of the Essex Sausage and Cider Festival. IMPORTANT UPDATE EXTRA DAY ADDED – PLEASE READ INFO BELOW
Essex’s number one family festival returns August 2020. We are delighted to announce that we will be returning to the beautiful grounds Barleylands Farm for the 5th year running! We have gone all out this year with the lineup to bring the VERY best tribute acts from around the world! So join us and celebrate 5 YEARS of the Essex Sausage and Cider Festival.
EXTRA DAY ADDED! (PLEASE READ BEFORE BOOKING)
On Friday (28th August) before the S&C Festival starts, there is a 90’s concert being hosted at Barleylands Farm. The concert will be headlined by the VENGABOYS and supported by other famous 90’s acts. These are all original artists and not tribute acts!
We are pleased to announce that you can now camp from the Friday and include the 90’s Concert as part of your festival experience. All of the festival features are the same on the Friday, it’s just the music policy will be 90s music.
IF, you do not want to come for the extra day then please just select 2 nights camping.
NEW CAMPING OPTIONS:
3 NIGHTS WITH FREE CAMPING – FRIDAY TILL MONDAY (Includes 90’s Concert)
2 NIGHTS WITH FREE CAMPING – SATURDAY TILL MONDAY (S&C Festival Only)
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL:
The Festival caters to all age groups with something for everyone! We have loads of kids entertainment, a wide variety of high-quality food vendors, a wide selection of beverages including our famous cider collection! (We don’t just sell cider) Not to mention an incredible lineup of the very best tribute acts.
NEW ATTRACTIONS FOR 2020!
We are extremely pleased to announce that the amazing BOLDDOG FREESTYLE MOTOR X TEAM will be performing at our 2020 festival!
They will be doing shows on both Saturday and Sunday in the main arena. The show features the UK’s top-ranked freestyle motocross riders, incorporating the latest heart-stopping tricks as usually only seen on TV. The team set the standard 12 years ago and now continues to push the boundaries of FMX and lead the way for all motorcycle display teams.
All shows are included in your cost of admission.
Included with weekend tickets:
⭐️Silver Star Parachute Display
⭐️Motor X Freestyle Display
⭐️Pyro Plane Display
⭐️Baby/Toddler Music, Singing & Movement Classes
+ LOADS MORE!
FOOD AND DRINK
We have a wide variety of high-quality food vendors selling food of all types, a wide selection of beverages including our famous cider collection! (We don’t just sell sausages and cider). We also support vegan and vegetarian diets. 🌱
CHILDREN UNDER 6 FREE
Terms and Conditions / Frequently Asked Questions (Please read)
CAR PARKING (Payable on arrival) 24hr security
WEEKEND CAR PARKING – £10
DAY CAR PARKING – £5
Q. Can I bring a picnic into the event arena?
No, unfortunately, NO FOOD OR DRINK CAN BE TAKEN INTO THE EVENT ARENA. With the exception of sealed bottles of WATER and baby food. You’re welcome to bring an empty container to fill with free water onsite.
Q. Are there any gluten-free or vegetarian sausages available?
Yes, both will be available.
Q. Will other food be available, not just sausages?
Yes, we will have a variety of food available as well as plenty of sausages.
Q. Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
There is no age limit to the festival, however, you will require a form of ID to purchase alcohol if you look under 25.
Q. Is there a limit to the amount of alcohol I can take to the event? (CAMPSITE ONLY, PER ADULT)
Alcohol can only be taken into the campsite, no alcohol can be taken into the main arena.
You may bring into the campsite up to:
12 x 440ml cans of lager/cider/beer
12 x 250ml cans of premix spirit drinks
3-liter box of wine
5 liters of cider/lager/beer in plastic bottles or cans
Plastic or glass bottles spirits are not allowed.
All alcohol must be brought with you on arrival to the festival only. There is NO RE-ENTRY with alcohol. For safety reasons, no glass can be brought on site. No opened bottles can be brought on to site – you can bring sealed plastic bottles of water or soft drinks. Any opened bottles will be confiscated on entry to the festival. Alcohol is for personal consumption only. 18+ only, ID checks may take place upon entry, those found to be under 18 will have alcohol confiscated.
Q. I haven’t received my booking confirmation and/or E-ticket, what do I do?
If you haven’t received your booking confirmation, the most common reason is that you have typed in your email address incorrectly on your order. All booking confirmations are sent to the Ticket Buyer’s email address.
If you are able to log in to your Eventbrite account please log in and follow the steps in the section “How to update your ticket/registration information”.
If you are unable to log in to your Eventbrite account, please contact email@example.com
Q. Can I update my registration information?
Yes, you can update the information on your order (like name, email address, or answers to the organizer’s questions) by clicking your order on the Tickets page.
Q. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, tickets can be downloaded onto any smartphone using the Eventbrite App, however, tickets can be printed out if you do not have a smartphone.
Q. What is the refund policy?
Refunds will only be given if the event is canceled due to the fault of our own and the event cannot be rescheduled.
Q. The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?
Yes, the information does not need to match the attendee.
Q. What age is a child ticket?
A child’s ticket is age 6 – 16, any child under the age of 6 is free and does not require a ticket. All children need to be accompanied by a paying adult.
Q. Can I bring my dog?
We’re afraid no dogs are allowed on site, with the exception of guide dogs.
Q. Can I bring a Gazebo into the main event field?
NO gazeboes can be bought into the main event field. Umbrellas or a very small tent for children to take shade is permitted. Gazeboes will be stopped at the checkpoints. A Gazebo is permitted in the Campsite ONLY.
Q. How do I enquire about having a trading pitch?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for any information.
Q. I’m arriving at a different time to my friends, can I save them a camping pitch?
We cannot guarantee pitches can be saved, if you wish to camp next to each other we advise arriving together.
Q. Can I park my car next to my tent?
No, all cars must stay in the car park for safety reasons.
Q. How far is the car park from the campsite?
It’s only a few minutes walk. If you have a lot of items to carry we recommend bringing a wheelbarrow/trolly to help.
Q. Is there a charge for the car park?
Yes, car parking is payable on arrival
WEEKEND CAR PARKING – £10
DAY CAR PARKING – £5
Q. What can I bring instead of a gas stove?
Coal bbq’s and disposable bbq’s are permitted as long as they are raised off the ground when in use and fully extinguished after. We also allow Greenheat Base Camp Cooker, solid fuel stoves, firelighters, and firelighter stoves. No gas fueled bbq’s or gas camping stoves are permitted.
Q. Can I bring my caravan or campervan along to the event?
Yes, to bring a caravan or campervan along you will need to purchase a weekend camping and entry ticket per person staying in the van, then on top you will need to purchase caravan/cameprvan ticket per van. You are welcome to bring and awning for your van but no separate tents, tents and caravans/campervans must be kept separate. Gas bottles are permitted if fully fitted within the caravan/campervan. No portable gas bottles, canisters or similar are permitted. This also applies to motorhomes and trailer tents.
Q. Are there any electric hookups available?
Yes, but these are an additional extra cost AND for caravans/campervans only. Please select this at checkout.
Q. Can I go visit my friends in the Caravan / Campervan site if I’m camping?
No, general camping are not permitted into the Caravan / Campervan aera.
Q. What can’t I bring to the event?
No gas bottles, canisters or similar
No gazebos can be bought into the main event field.
No goods for unauthorized trading
No items which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon
No Chinese/sky lanterns
No Professional Video Cameras or Recording Equipment
No illegal substances, legal highs or herbal highs
No portable laser equipment and pens
Q. Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email email@example.com for any enquires.
Q. What disabled facilities do you have?
We have disabled parking, a disabled campsite and we have disabled toilets in all parts of the site. However, we do not have viewing platforms as the stage can be seen from all parts of the site. Please be aware the event is in a field so can be uneven in places. Cars cannot be taken onto the campsite, however, we have people to help carry your belongings should you need them. For more information please firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q. Can I camp using a day ticket?
No, to be able to camp at our event you will need to purchase a weekend camping ticket.