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CAMRA Real Ale & Cider Festival 2018

Friday 15th & Saturday 16th June 2018

Festival Information

A wide range of real ales, ciders and perry available at Tenterden Town Station and on some train departures from 10.45 am.

Food available on Friday evening and Saturday all day into the evening.

 

Entertainment at the Festival

Friday - quiet evening, no music

Saturday - Live music on Saturday afternoon and into the evening

Families Welcome!

 

Cider

Admission Charges

Friday 15th June - £2, Free entry is available to card carrying CAMRA and K&ESR members (no train service in operation).

Saturday 16th June - The railway is running a Gold Service, however if you wish to attend the festival only, you will need to purchase a platform ticket at £3.

Free entry is available to card carrying CAMRA and K&ESR members.

Book now gold to save 10% on unlimited travel valid throughout the day

GOLD Service
 

Gold Service: Two steam hauled trains and one 'Class14' diesel hauled service

A = Includes on-train catering and access for wheelchair users. Whilst we will offer every assistance, we regret that we are currently unable to accommodate wheelchair users on trains marked B and C.

Due to simultaneous departures of trains crossing at Northiam, it is not possible for an immediate return to Bodiam or Tenterden on disembarking at Northiam. The waiting time for a return train would be 45 minutes. Customers are advised to plan their journeys accordingly, particularly at the end of the day.

 
 
A
(Steam)
B
(Steam)
C
(Diesel)
A
(Steam)
 B
(Steam)
 C
(Diesel)
A
(Steam)
 B
(Steam)
Tenterden
depart
10.45
11.30
12.15
1.00
1.45
2.30
3.15
4.00
Rolvenden depart 10.55 11.40 12.25 1.10 1.55 2.40 3.25 4.10
Wittersham depart 11.05 11.50 12.35 1.20 2.05 2.50 3.35 4.20
Northiam
depart
11.20
12.05
12.50
1.35
2.20
3.05
3.50
4.35
Bodiam
arrive
11.32
12.17
1.02
1.47
2.32
3.17
4.02
4.47
                   
Bodiam
depart
11.48
12.33
1.18
2.03
2.48
3.33
4.18
5.03
Northiam
depart
12.05
12.50
1.35
2.20
3.05
3.50
4.35
5.20
Wittersham depart 12.14 12.59 1.44 2.29 3.14 3.58 4.44 5.29
Rolvenden depart 12.27 1.12 1.57 2.42 3.27 4.12 4.57 5.40
Tenterden
arrive
12.38
1.23
2.08
2.53
3.38
4.23
5.08
5.53

 

Getting to the Festival by Public Transport

Important Changes to Stagecoach Bus Times from Sunday 3rd June

Those travelling by bus to and from the festival from either Ashford or Hastings using the 2 or 2A bus should check the new timetables.

Route 2 will be changed to run every 2 hours during the day between Hastings, Tenterden and Ashford.
View the new route 2 timetable here

Route 2A will be changed to run every 2 hours during the day between Tenterden and Ashford.
View the new route 2A timetable here

Service buses operate to Tenterden from: Ashford (2 or 2A), Hastings (2), Maidstone (12), Tunbridge Wells (297).

Full bus timetable-please contact relevant operator or Traveline - www.traveline.info

Website links for Stagecoach • Arriva • Renown

 

Helping at the Festival

Our beer festival is organised and run by unpaid volunteers and we are always looking for more volunteers, old and new to join us. So if you would like to help out, whether for a few hours one evening or throughout the beer festival, you will be made most welcome. Don't worry, you do not need any experience. The only condition for being a volunteer is that you are a CAMRA member.
Remember, without Volunteers there would be no Beer Festival
If you can help, please visit www.camra-afrm.org.uk or email details of your availability to [email protected]
 

Local Accommodation

Details of local accommodation can be found on Official Tenterden Town Website or MyTenterden website