Cursus Cider & Music Festival is BACK for 2020 – bank holiday weekend May 22nd – 24th

We’re delighted to confirm that The Cursus Cider & Music Festival will be BACK AGAIN on bank holiday weekend, 22nd – 24th May 2020.

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Tickets for Cursus 2020 went on sale on MONDAY 1st JULY with limited Early Bird discounts available. More news on this coming up soon, but put the date in your diary and start getting excited.

Bands already confirmed include Random Hand, Black Water County, Skimmity Hitchers, Imprints, Ghosts Of Men, Monkey Bizzle, Dorset Phil and Nasty Fishmonger with many more to come!

Just 500 tickets will be available for this “Grass roots, non corporate, friendly and down-to-earth” gem of a festival.
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2019’s Highlights Video here:

We welcome families, well behaved dogs, tent campers and live-in vehicles.

Weekend and Day Tickets available from
Brought to you by Fuelled By Cider and Dorset Star Cider



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Daily line-ups for In Cider Festival 2020 announced!

The daily line-ups have now been announced for In Cider Festival on January 31st – February 2nd, 2020.


The quality line-up has been well spread across the 3 days, with Sunday having an especially local flavour with Mad Dog Mcrea, The Leylines, Nick Parker & The False Alarms, The Communicators and Irie Fire on the same bill.

Weekend and Day tickets without accommodation (but including evening meal) are also available in limited numbers: Friday £29 / Saturday £49 / Sunday £39

Weekend tickets with accommodation on site are £175 per person (no booking fees!) and are charged per accommodation unit (Single, Twin, Double or Triple berth chalets). Premium ‘club’ chalets with upgraded facilities are sold on a first come, first served basis to reward early bird bookings. Tickets include 3 nights half board accommodation, all music and entertainment plus full use of the Pontins leisure facilities including indoor heated swimming pool.

The 3 day indoor festival takes place at Pontins Sand Bay holiday park on the beautiful Sand Bay shoreline just outside Weston-super-Mare.

In Cider bridges the gap between summer festival seasons – banishing the winter blues through a winning combination of live music, Bluecoat entertainment and the friendliest festival crowd on the planet!

Full information and T&Cs at

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“Drinks In The Clink”: Cider tasting and discussion at Shire Hall, Dorchester, 27th September

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A brief history of Cider – how to make it and how to drink it.

Starting with an introduction to cider and its place in history, then moving on to a look at the types of apples used in its production, the equipment required and finish with a taster and ploughman’s nibbles.
Run by Nick Poole of the award-winning West Milton Cider Co.
Tickets £20.00 pp including cider tastings and ploughman’s nibbles.
Booking essential.
(Guests must be 18 yrs or over, and may be asked for proof of ID).



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Gaz Brookfield + B-Sydes at The Old Ship, Dorchester, 9th November

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Gaz Brookfield releases his 6th studio album ‘Lostfolk’ in 2019 supported by an extensive UK tour.

He’ll be bringing his energy and positive message to Dorchester at The Old Ship Inn on Saturday 9th November, with support from fellow acoustic troubadour B-Sydes. Local support to be confirmed.

Tickets are available online from

All previous Gaz Brookfield gigs with Fuelled By Cider have sold out in advance so pre-booking is highly recommended

7.30pm til late.

18+ venue so please bring photo ID.

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Mad Dog Mcrea + Special Guests at Bridgwater Town Hall, Friday 20th December

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Tickets on sale NOW for the traditional pre-Xmas shindig with West Country favourites Mad Dog Mcrea!!

Friday 20th December at Bridgwater Town Hall.

Special Guests to be announced.

Tickets are £16.50 from

Previous years have sold out so please get organised to make sure you’re there!



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More acts added for In Cider Festival 2020!!

The line-up for In Cider Festival on 31st January – 2nd February 2020 is taking shape with some fantastic names including Ferocious Dog, Gaz Brookfield & the Company Of Thieves, Mad Dog Mcrea, Holy Moly & The Crackers, Dakka Skanks, The Lagan, The Communicators, Imprints, Headsticks, Nick Parker & The False Alarms, Neck and many more!!

Tickets are selling fast with very little promotion, following the brilliant first In Cider Festival in 2019 which fully sold out.

The premise is simple – an indoor winter weekend festival at the Pontins Sand Bay park near Weston-super-Mare. For just £175 per person a ticket includes all live music, Bluecoat entertainment, half board chalet accommodation and use of the park’s leisure facilities.

A limited number of Weekend and Day tickets without accommodation are also available.

Full information, T&Cs and ticket sales available from



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