Published: 06:08, 12 June 2019
There’ll be some sizzling fun served up at the first Ashford Sausage & Cider Festival in Victoria Park, Ashford on Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16.
Hosted by Zoom Events, the weekend will feature an array of street foods with a big focus on sausages from local, national and international producers as well as cider from Kent brewers Turners, Wise Owl and Luke’s Cider.
A packed programme of live music will include sounds from tribute acts Wrong Jovi on the Saturday and Abba Stars UK on Sunday.
Some of the freshly cooked sausages on offer include free range Kent farmhouse, Cumberland, pork and leek, pork, red wine and Italian herbs, foot long sausages, chilli hot dogs, Polish sausages and vegetarian hot dogs.
Hot Faces Sauces will be returning home to Ashford and showing videos of their extreme chilli products... and also running a live reaction cam.
Plus, in homage to the festival, they will be providing a range of chilli flavoured ciders and beers in partnership with Fallen Angel Brewery.
There will also be street foods and alongside the main festival, homemade groceries will be available for tasting, and there will be an arts and crafts section. A children’s area will have fairground rides, face painting and other activities.
Award winning flavoured waxed cheese truckles, gourmet British game and handcrafted wooden garden furniture are just some of the artisan products to browse on the day.
The festival will be open from 10am to 9pm on Saturday, June 15 and 11am to 7pm on Sunday, June 16. There will be free parking for designated drivers in the adjacent Watercress Fields.
Tickets are from £8 for adults, £4 for children, with under 12s free. Book tickets in advance here.