Letchworth’s Garden City Brewery holds second annual cider festival

Garden City Brewery Cider Festival 2017: Barry Meaden and Nick Rolfe enjoy the Cider Festival.

Garden City Brewery Cider Festival 2017: Barry Meaden and Nick Rolfe enjoy the Cider Festival. - Credit: Archant

There were more than 25 ciders from around the UK on offer at Letchworth’s Garden City Brewery at the weekend during its second annual cider festival.

Garden City Brewery Cider Festival 2017: Quentin Williams and Richard Clare enjoy the Cider Festival

Garden City Brewery Cider Festival 2017: Quentin Williams and Richard Clare enjoy the Cider Festival. - Credit: Archant

Brewery boss Holly-Anne Rolfe told the Comet: “We had more than 25 real ciders from all around the UK and some brilliant live music which created a lovely ambience, even on a somewhat rainy weekend.

“On Saturday afternoon, local performer Katy Anderson sang some lovely tunes – accompanied by ukulele and guitar man Peter Woodruffe, who strummed away and created some great bluesy vibes.

Garden City Brewery Cider Festival 2017: Scubi Forgie and Holly-Anne Rolfe.

Garden City Brewery Cider Festival 2017: Scubi Forgie and Holly-Anne Rolfe. - Credit: Archant

“On Sunday, various performers from the Baldock folk scene including Al Hewson, Warner Taylor Folk and Phil Hewitt played beautiful acoustic sets into the evening.”

The microbrewery, which opened in The Wynd in June last year, has swiftly become a staple of the town centre.

Garden City Brewery Cider Festival 2017. Anna Thomas and James Breeze enjoy the Cider Festival. Pict

Garden City Brewery Cider Festival 2017. Anna Thomas and James Breeze enjoy the Cider Festival. Picture: Karyn Haddon - Credit: Archant

For more about upcoming events at the brewery, see gardencitybrewery.co.uk.

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