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Food and Drink Festival, Thu 25 - Sun 28 Jul 2019

Summer Ale Festival

Summer Ale Festival


Colchester town centre's only Outdoor Summer Real Ale and Cider festival returns for its 3rd year.

Based at the picturesque cricket ground in Lower Castle Park it is a family friendly venue and event with music, food and of course a variety of real ale and cider.

For 2019 we are adding a selection of craft gins and a variety of proseccos / sparkling wines to ensure there is something for all of Colchester's discerning palates!

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Thu 25 - Sun 28 Jul 2019 11:00 to 22:00


Colchester Summer Ale, Cider & Craft Gin


High Street,


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Map reference: TL 998251  Lat: 51.89159 Long: 0.90380

By Road:
Main Entrance at the east end of Colchester High Street.
Parking is available with a charge at any of the towns' car parks. The nearest car parks are Nunn's Road, Priory Street and Osborne Street

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.5 miles from Colchester Town station


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