Mild Magic back for 2022

Friday 1st April to Sunday 15th May 2022

Mild is an endangered species!

Until Hydes Brewery logo 2015 the Manchester region could boast the enviable position of having all four local family brewers producing at least one mild. That is until Robinson's decided to terminate all production of mild. Thankfully Hydes still brews mild and has agreed to sponsor Mild Magic for 2020. Holt and J W Lees also still brew milds and both are featured on Mild Magic.


Join us in April and May for this six week long passport trail

Mild Magic is returning for 2022 and is currently in the planning stages, As soon as they are available, details will be posted here.


* * * urgent update! * * *

- PLEASE BE AWARE - Due to last minute updates to the PRINTED Mild Magic Cards, the restricted opening hours marker [®] was lost against five outlets. Unfortunately one of these, ROYAL BRITISH LEGION, Poynton, entails an awkward public transport journey and is remote from nearby participants. The other errors, namely the HEAD OF STEAM, Didsbury, ANGEL, PETERSGATE TAP and YE OLDE VIC, all three in Stockport, thankfully don't entail an extensive journey, nor are remote from other, nearby, participating outlets. — Sorry for these errors!
The downloadable version on this page has been updated.


What does Mild Magic entail?

This CAMRA Mild Magic logo National award winning event is at heart a simple passport trail. With 94 pubs partaking in the 2022 event, we don't ask you to do ALL of them.

"But what do we have to do?" I hear you saying.

The Mild Challenge can be completed on any one of four levels.

To complete Mild Magic, you need to visit 12 different pubs which must also be located in 12 different areas, eg Stockport, Cheadle, Didsbury and et cetera. Do plan your visits carefully to ensure 12 areas are visited. Achieving this entitles you to either entry into Stockport's Beer and Cider Festival, or one free pint of mild there if you are already a CAMRA member (see below for this year's method of redeeming your tickets). In addition to the tickets you will also receive a Mild Magic t-shirt emblazoned with the Mild Magic logo.

Upping the achievement to complete Mild Magic Extra requires 24 pubs in a total of 24 different areas to be visited, i.e. twice as challenging as Mild Magic. This increases your number of entry tickets/pints to two and the shirt is elevated to a polo shirt, again emblazoned with the Mild Magic logo. This is the most popular target, achieved by around 50 people each year.

Now the stakes get higher - Mild Magic Super - this is a even more challenging. Visit a total of 48 different pubs but they only need to be drawn from 36 different areas (but there is nothing stopping you setting a personal target of 48 areas!) For this you will receive a Mild Magic sweat shirt and three entry tickets to the Festival (or three free pints of mild for CAMRA Members). We hope that this will encourage you to visit pubs new to yourself.

The ultimate challenge is Mild Magic Ultra. To achieve this you need to collect a sticker from all participating pubs. For this you will receive two Mild Magic shirts, both a polo shirt and a sweatshirt plus four Festival entry tickets (or four pints of mild for CAMRA Members).

No matter which of the above you undertake, here is a fun extra challenge, Mild Magic Scrabble. Each participating pub has an associated letter (see table below) randomly selected from A, C, D, G, I, L or M. The challenge is to collect enough stickers on a card to spell out MILD MAGIC (doesn't have to be in sequence but does have to be on the same card) and you will be rewarded with an extra pint at Stockport Beer & Cider Festival (up to a maximum of 2 extra pints). This applies to everyone irrespective of whether you are a CAMRA member or not. If you decide to participate in this extra challenge, can you please help the organiser by indicating the relevant stickers on your card.

EXCLUSIVE FOR 2022
Everyone who participates also has the option of being entered into a draw to take up one of a limited number of invitations to tour the Joseph Holts Brewery on either Thursday 30 June at 3pm or Thursday 7 July, but this time at 6pm. [Please indicate the time on your card if you have a preference.] Full meet-up dfetails will be provided along with your invitation if successful.



What do I do when I have finished?

Post all your completed cards to this address: Mild Magic, 10 New Beech Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport SK4 3DD [also given on the card] to arrive by the 21st of May, 2022 (only one submission per person). Receipt of the cards will be acknowledged electronically, so do remember to include an email address (or mobile phone if no email possessed).



Obtaining your festival ENTRY tickets

Entry tickets will be sent out electronically, so it is important you remember to include an email address (or mobile phone if no email possessed). This communication will constitute your acknowledgement. The dates of the Stockport & South Manchester Beer and Cider Festival have been altered for this year and will now be from June 16 to June 18 2022.
NOTE: Entry tickets are not valid after 5pm on the evening of Friday 17 June.


Collecting your garments

Garments will be dispensed at the Stockport & South Manchester Beer and Cider Festival from the CAMRA Shop. Make sure to bring along the electronic device which you received your confirmation on with you, though assuming this is your mobile phone it probably never leaves your side! If you are unable to attend the Festival an alternative can probably be negotiated by consultation with the organiser via stockportmildmagic@gmail.com. All garments are graced by a bespoke version of the Mild Magic insignia.
 


Download a Mild Magic card here in PDF format


PLEASE NOTE

The following pubs are NO LONGER PARTICIPATING in Mild Magic.
Dog & Partridge in Didsbury - Romiley Arms in Romiley - Gardeners Arms in Offerton - Governors House in Cheadle Hulme

Any Magic stickers from these pubs already collected on your card will be valid.

For full details about an establishment, especially the opening times of those with restricted hours, click on the pub name and be directed to WhatPub.com which is CAMRA's database of (almost) all British drinking locations.
The rows highlighted in red no longer partaking in Mild Magic
 

2022 Area Order

pub

Restricted
Hours
Scrabble
letter

Area

Address

Cross Keys GAdswood10 Adswood Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 5QA
Costello's MAltrincham North18 Goose Green, Altrincham, WA14 1DW
Old Market TavernRestrictedIAltrincham SouthOld Market Place, Altrincham, WA14 4DN
Half Way HouseRestrictedIAshton Under Lyne North123 Whiteacre Road, Ashton-U-Lyne, OL6 9PJ
Ash Tree DAshton Under Lyne South9-11 Wellington Road, Ashton-U-Lyne, OL6 6DA
TapstersRestrictedMAshton Under Lyne South31 Old Street, Ashton-U-Lyne, OL6 6LA
Ladybrook Hotel DBramhall18 Fir Road, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 2NP
Victorian LBramhallAck Lane East, Bramhall, SK7 2BY
Arden ArmsRestrictedIBredbury East28 Castle Hill, Bredbury, SK6 2RY
Reasons to be CheerfulRestrictedMBurnage228 Fog Lane, Burnage, M20 6EL
Old CellRestrictedIChapel en le Frith10 Market Place, Chapel-en-le-Frith, SK23 0EN
Wobbly StampRestrictedGCheadle East130 Stockport Road, Cheadle, SK8 2DP
Crown MCheadle West81 High Street, Cheadle, Stockport, SK8 1AA
James Watts ACheadle West13 High Street, Cheadle, Stockport, SK8 1AX
Governor's House LCheadle Hulme43 Ravenoak Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 7EQ
John Millington ACheadle Hulme67 Station Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 7AA
P5 DCheadle Hulme47 Station Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 1AA
Bowling Green GChorlton Green1 Brookburn Rd, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, M21 9ES
Horse & Jockey AChorlton Green9 Chorlton Green, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, M21 9HS
Beech Inn IChorlton North72 Beech Road, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, M21 9EG
Sedge Lynn CChorlton North21A Manchester Road, Chorlton, M21 9PN
MillinerRestrictedIDavenport179 Bramhall Lane, Davenport, SK2 6JA
Dog & Partridge LDidsbury667 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, M20 6RA
Fletcher Moss DDidsbury1 William Street, Didsbury, M20 6RQ
Head of SteamRestrictedGDidsbury653 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, M20 6QZ
Gateway MDidsbury South882 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, M20 5PG
Olde Cock CDidsbury South848 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, M20 2RN
Wine & Wallop GDidsbury West97 Lapwing Lane, Didsbury, M20 6UR
Silly Country IDroylsden121 Market Street, Droylsden, M43 7AR
Friendship Inn LFallowfield351 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, M14 6XS
Horse & Farrier IGatley144 Gatley Road, Gatley, SK8 4AB
Joshua Bradley AGee CrossStockport Road, Hyde, SK14 5EZ
Bar 2RestrictedMGlossop North9 High Street East, Glossop, SK13 8DA
Smithy Fold LGlossop SouthVictoria Street, Glossop, SK13 8HS
George & Dragon LHazel Grove14 London Road, Hazel Grove, SK7 4AH
Grove AlehouseRestrictedCHazel Grove145 London Road, Hazel Grove, SK7 4HH
Wilfred Wood DHazel Grove204 London Roar, Hazel Grove, SK7 4DF
CrownRestrictedAHeatons East98-100 Heaton Moor Rd, Heaton Moor, SK4 4NZ
Heaton HopsRestrictedGHeatons East7 School Lane, Heaton Chapel, SK4 5DE
Navigation IHeatons South1 Manchester Road, Heaton Norris, SK4 1TY
Nursery Inn AHeatons South258 Green Lane, Heaton Norris, SK4 2NA
Griffin LHeatons West552 Didsbury Road, Heaton Mersey, SK4 3AJ
MoorTop GHeatons West172 Heaton Moor Rd, Heaton Moor, SK4 4DU
Queens MHyde East23 Clarendon Street, Hyde, SK14 2ND
Cheshire RingRestrictedCHyde West72 Manchester Road, Hyde, SK14 2BJ
Ladybarn Social ClubRestrictedMLadybarn13 Green Street, Ladybarn, M14 6TL
Fred's Ale HouseRestrictedILevenshulme843 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, M19 3PW
Crown and Anchor AManchester East6 Cateaton Street, Manchester, M3 1SQ
Lower Turks Head DManchester East36 Shudehill, Manchester, M4 1EZ
Pie and Ale CManchester EastThe Hive, Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1FN
Ape and Apple AManchester North28 John Dalton Street, Manchester, M1 6HQ
City ArmsRestrictedLManchester North48 Kennedy Street, Manchester, M1 4BQ
Waterhouse AManchester North71 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 4EG
Grey Horse MManchester South80 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4QX
Old Monkey DManchester South90 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4GX
Piccadilly Tap CManchester SouthPiccadilly Station Approach, Manchester, M1 2GH
Britons Protection IManchester West50 Great Bridgewater St, Manchester, M1 5LE
Molly House GManchester West26 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3NB
Paramount LManchester West33 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 4BH
Samuel Oldknow CMarple22 Market Street, Marple, SK6 7AD
Northumberland ArmsRestrictedMMarple Bridge North64 Compstall Road, Marple Bridge, SK6 5HD
Norfolk Arms GMarple Bridge South2 Town Street, Marple Bridge, SK6 5DS
Beer ShedRestrictedMNew Mills 47B Market Street, New Mills, SK22 4AA
Chalkers Pool & Snooker Club DNew Mills NewtownRedmoor Mill, Buxton Rd, New Mills, SK22 3JT
Northenden UntappedRestrictedINorthenden67 Church Road, Northenden, M22 4WD
Gardeners Arms COffertonLittle Street, Offerton, SK2 5AB
Poynton Royal British Legion ClubRestrictedMPoyntonGeorges Road West, Poynton, SK12 1JY
Jake's Ale HouseRestrictedDRomiley27 Compstall road, Romiley, SK6 4BT
Romiley Arms CRomileyStockport Road, Romiley, SK6 4BN
J P Joule CSale2A NorthendenRoad, Sale, M33 3BR
Volunteer ISale81 Cross Street, Sale, M33 7HH
Old Plough MSale West56 Green Lane, Ashton-On-Mersey, M33 5PG
New Oxford CSalford11 Bexley Square,Salford, M3 6DB
Eccles Cross ASalford - Eccles13 Regent Street, Eccles, M14 0BP
Lamb Hotel MSalford - Eccles33 Regent Street, Eccles, M14 0BP
Park Inn DSalford - Monton142 Monton Road, Monton, M30 9QD
Stanley Arms ISalford - Patricroft295 Liverpool Road, Patricroft, M30 0QN
Morning Star MSalford - Swinton520 Manchester Road, Wardley, M27 9QW
Shady Oak ISouth WoodsmoorRedford Drive, Bramhall, SK7 3PG
Station Buffet Bar AStalybridge NorthRailway Station, Stalybridge, SK15 1RF
Bridge BeersRestrictedIStalybridge South55 Melbourn Street, Stalybridge, SK15 2JJ
Society Rooms GStalybridge South49 Grosvenor Street, Stalybridge, SK15 2JN
Calvert's Court AStockport Centre13 St. Petersgate, Stockport, SK1 1EB
Petersgate TapRestrictedCStockport Centre19a St. Petersgate, Stockport, SK1 1EB
Angel InnRestrictedLStockport East20 Market Place, Stockport, SK1 1EY
Cocked Hat GStockport East2 Market Place, Stockport, SK1 1EW
Crown Inn LStockport West154 Heaton Lane, Stockport, SK4 1AR
Ye Olde VicRestrictedDStockport West1 Chatham Street, Edgeley, SK3 9ED
Quarry Bank MTimperley151 Bloomsbury Lane, Timperley, WA15 6NY
Tim Bobbin GUrmston North41 Flixton Road, Urmston, M41 5AN
Lord Nelson MUrmston South49 Stretford Road, Urmston, M41 9LG
Goyt InnRestrictedLWhaley Bridge 8 Bridge Street, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7LR
Old Hall MWhitehoughWhitehough, Chinley, SK23 6EJ
Victoria DWithington438 Wilmslow Road, Withington, M20 3BW

To help you find all the participating pubs, please use this interactive Google map. On the map, pubs in the same local area are shown in the same colour, and those with restricted opening hours should be designated by a 'top hat' pin.

View Mild Magic Map in a new window.

 

2022 Pub Order

pub

Restricted
Hours
Scrabble
letter

Area

Address

Angel InnRestrictedLStockport East20 Market Place, Stockport, SK1 1EY
Ape and Apple AManchester North28 John Dalton Street, Manchester, M1 6HQ
Arden ArmsRestrictedIBredbury East28 Castle Hill, Bredbury, SK6 2RY
Ash Tree DAshton Under Lyne South9-11 Wellington Road, Ashton-U-Lyne, OL6 6DA
Bar 2RestrictedMGlossop North9 High Street East, Glossop, SK13 8DA
Beech Inn IChorlton North72 Beech Road, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, M21 9EG
Beer ShedRestrictedMNew Mills 47B Market Street, New Mills, SK22 4AA
Bowling Green GChorlton Green1 Brookburn Rd, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, M21 9ES
Bridge BeersRestrictedIStalybridge South55 Melbourn Street, Stalybridge, SK15 2JJ
Britons Protection IManchester West50 Great Bridgewater St, Manchester, M1 5LE
Calvert's Court AStockport Centre13 St. Petersgate, Stockport, SK1 1EB
Chalkers Pool & Snooker Club DNew Mills NewtownRedmoor Mill, Buxton Rd, New Mills, SK22 3JT
Cheshire RingRestrictedCHyde West72 Manchester Road, Hyde, SK14 2BJ
City ArmsRestrictedLManchester North48 Kennedy Street, Manchester, M1 4BQ
Cocked Hat GStockport East2 Market Place, Stockport, SK1 1EW
Costello's MAltrincham North18 Goose Green, Altrincham, WA14 1DW
Cross Keys GAdswood10 Adswood Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 5QA
Crown MCheadle West81 High Street, Cheadle, Stockport, SK8 1AA
CrownRestrictedAHeatons East98-100 Heaton Moor Rd, Heaton Moor, SK4 4NZ
Crown and Anchor AManchester East6 Cateaton Street, Manchester, M3 1SQ
Crown Inn LStockport West154 Heaton Lane, Stockport, SK4 1AR
Dog & Partridge LDidsbury667 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, M20 6RA
Eccles Cross ASalford - Eccles13 Regent Street, Eccles, M14 0BP
Fletcher Moss DDidsbury1 William Street, Didsbury, M20 6RQ
Fred's Ale HouseRestrictedILevenshulme843 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, M19 3PW
Friendship Inn LFallowfield351 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, M14 6XS
Gardeners Arms COffertonLittle Street, Offerton, SK2 5AB
Gateway MDidsbury South882 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, M20 5PG
George & Dragon LHazel Grove14 London Road, Hazel Grove, SK7 4AH
Governor's House LCheadle Hulme43 Ravenoak Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 7EQ
Goyt InnRestrictedLWhaley Bridge 8 Bridge Street, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7LR
Grey Horse MManchester South80 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4QX
Griffin LHeatons West552 Didsbury Road, Heaton Mersey, SK4 3AJ
Grove AlehouseRestrictedCHazel Grove145 London Road, Hazel Grove, SK7 4HH
Half Way HouseRestrictedIAshton Under Lyne North123 Whiteacre Road, Ashton-U-Lyne, OL6 9PJ
Head of SteamRestrictedGDidsbury653 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, M20 6QZ
Heaton HopsRestrictedGHeatons East7 School Lane, Heaton Chapel, SK4 5DE
Horse & Farrier IGatley144 Gatley Road, Gatley, SK8 4AB
Horse & Jockey AChorlton Green9 Chorlton Green, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, M21 9HS
J P Joule CSale2A NorthendenRoad, Sale, M33 3BR
Jake's Ale HouseRestrictedDRomiley27 Compstall road, Romiley, SK6 4BT
James Watts ACheadle West13 High Street, Cheadle, Stockport, SK8 1AX
John Millington ACheadle Hulme67 Station Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 7AA
Joshua Bradley AGee CrossStockport Road, Hyde, SK14 5EZ
Ladybarn Social ClubRestrictedMLadybarn13 Green Street, Ladybarn, M14 6TL
Ladybrook Hotel DBramhall18 Fir Road, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 2NP
Lamb Hotel MSalford - Eccles33 Regent Street, Eccles, M14 0BP
Lord Nelson MUrmston South49 Stretford Road, Urmston, M41 9LG
Lower Turks Head DManchester East36 Shudehill, Manchester, M4 1EZ
MillinerRestrictedIDavenport179 Bramhall Lane, Davenport, SK2 6JA
Molly House GManchester West26 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3NB
MoorTop GHeatons West172 Heaton Moor Rd, Heaton Moor, SK4 4DU
Morning Star MSalford - Swinton520 Manchester Road, Wardley, M27 9QW
Navigation IHeatons South1 Manchester Road, Heaton Norris, SK4 1TY
New Oxford CSalford11 Bexley Square,Salford, M3 6DB
Norfolk Arms GMarple Bridge South2 Town Street, Marple Bridge, SK6 5DS
Northenden UntappedRestrictedINorthenden67 Church Road, Northenden, M22 4WD
Northumberland ArmsRestrictedMMarple Bridge North64 Compstall Road, Marple Bridge, SK6 5HD
Nursery Inn AHeatons South258 Green Lane, Heaton Norris, SK4 2NA
Old CellRestrictedIChapel en le Frith10 Market Place, Chapel-en-le-Frith, SK23 0EN
Old Hall MWhitehoughWhitehough, Chinley, SK23 6EJ
Old Market TavernRestrictedIAltrincham SouthOld Market Place, Altrincham, WA14 4DN
Old Monkey DManchester South90 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4GX
Old Plough MSale West56 Green Lane, Ashton-On-Mersey, M33 5PG
Olde Cock CDidsbury South848 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, M20 2RN
P5 DCheadle Hulme47 Station Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 1AA
Paramount LManchester West33 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 4BH
Park Inn DSalford - Monton142 Monton Road, Monton, M30 9QD
Petersgate TapRestrictedCStockport Centre19a St. Petersgate, Stockport, SK1 1EB
Piccadilly Tap CManchester SouthPiccadilly Station Approach, Manchester, M1 2GH
Pie and Ale CManchester EastThe Hive, Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1FN
Poynton Royal British Legion ClubRestrictedMPoyntonGeorges Road West, Poynton, SK12 1JY
Quarry Bank MTimperley151 Bloomsbury Lane, Timperley, WA15 6NY
Queens MHyde East23 Clarendon Street, Hyde, SK14 2ND
Reasons to be CheerfulRestrictedMBurnage228 Fog Lane, Burnage, M20 6EL
Romiley Arms CRomileyStockport Road, Romiley, SK6 4BN
Samuel Oldknow CMarple22 Market Street, Marple, SK6 7AD
Sedge Lynn CChorlton North21A Manchester Road, Chorlton, M21 9PN
Shady Oak ISouth WoodsmoorRedford Drive, Bramhall, SK7 3PG
Silly Country IDroylsden121 Market Street, Droylsden, M43 7AR
Smithy Fold LGlossop SouthVictoria Street, Glossop, SK13 8HS
Society Rooms GStalybridge South49 Grosvenor Street, Stalybridge, SK15 2JN
Stanley Arms ISalford - Patricroft295 Liverpool Road, Patricroft, M30 0QN
Station Buffet Bar AStalybridge NorthRailway Station, Stalybridge, SK15 1RF
TapstersRestrictedMAshton Under Lyne South31 Old Street, Ashton-U-Lyne, OL6 6LA
Tim Bobbin GUrmston North41 Flixton Road, Urmston, M41 5AN
Victoria DWithington438 Wilmslow Road, Withington, M20 3BW
Victorian LBramhallAck Lane East, Bramhall, SK7 2BY
Volunteer ISale81 Cross Street, Sale, M33 7HH
Waterhouse AManchester North71 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 4EG
Wilfred Wood DHazel Grove204 London Roar, Hazel Grove, SK7 4DF
Wine & Wallop GDidsbury West97 Lapwing Lane, Didsbury, M20 6UR
Wobbly StampRestrictedGCheadle East130 Stockport Road, Cheadle, SK8 2DP
Ye Olde VicRestrictedDStockport West1 Chatham Street, Edgeley, SK3 9ED

Winter Warmer Wander

Winter weather, Warming beers, Wander from pub to pub


Will not be running in 2021

Stouts, Porters, Barley Wines and Old Ales are beer styles with a declining popularity. With the move towards lighter hoppy beers, these darker, richer brews are losing out. Though often available all year, these styles are usually associated with the winter months, especially around Christmas.

To counter this diminishing popularity, and help introduce more people to the style, the Stockport and South Manchester branch of the Campaign for Real Ale have introduced their Winter Warmer Wander.

 

Because of continuing confusion about exactly what restrictions may be in operation in November and December 2021 we have decided to postpone the Winter Warmer Wander for this year. It is intended to resume the campaign as soon as stability returns.

Stockport Beer & Cider Festival

A right fine bash to finish off May!

Planning is underway for 2022

Initial tentative planning is underway for the return of Stockport Beer and Cider Festival in 2022. There are a number of obstacles, the major one being:


When will it be held?

We are hoping to hold the Festival at Edgeley Park, but because the football season was slightly delayed, this may push the end of seasons play-offs back. On a normal season, the last game was scheduled for the Sunday before the Festival so our "Traditional" week was the earliest it could be.

In 2022 we also have to contend with the Late May Bank Holiday being moved from Monday 30 May and will be a double Bank Holiday. This is to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee and takes place on Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June, exactly when the Festival would normally be open! I wonder whether we should send Her Majasty a complementary ticket!


What does the Festival offer?

First and foremost a wide selection of fine cask ales sourced from around Britain. We try to keep at least two examples of all endangered beer styles eg mild, stout and etcetera available for drinking at all times so there should be something to tickle your fancy.

Secondly (but this does not mean second class) an overwhelming range of ciders and perrys. This year we had in excess of 50 varieties available, ranging from pleasantly sweet to astonishingly dry. Who says Magners is the pinnacle of cider, and as for cidré, don't get us going. Cider makers are starting to spring up all over the British Isles, even "up eer int' North" so why not come along and try a Chesher or Lancashire example?


Is it just about drinking?

No! We can also sell you a souvenir t-shirt, a variety of books or you could even join CAMRA and get complimentary free beer on us. Why not have a go on our tombola, plenty of beery prizes to be won. Our charity also bring along a complementary selection of goods.


So it's all about buying?

No! All sessions have accompanying musical entertainment ranging, in the last few years, from a 25/30 piece ladies choir to heavy rock bands with blues, folk jazz and everything else in between. The music suit is situated downstair (at football pitch level) adjacent to dining area, it will be well signposted

If all this sounds too much why not just sit out on the terraces (we are in Stockport County's ground so there are plenty of seats to go around) and watch the world go by or the grass grow! If you are a plane spotter we are excellently placed to watch aircraft incoming to Manchester Airport.


Who runs this worthy event?

Primarily members of the Stockport and South Manchester Branch of CAMRA together with assistance from the High Peak, Trafford & Hulme and other nearby branches. New members of staff are always very welcome, for more information contact Pete Farrand at staffing@stockportfestival.org.uk.
 


Want to know more?

Visit the dedicated website at www.stockportfestival.org.uk