Great North East Sausage and Cider Festival heading to Rainton Arena

A sausage and cider festival is set to be a real banger when it comes to Sunderland.

Tuesday, 11th February 2020, 4:43 pm
Updated Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 5:47 pm
The North East Sausage and Cider Festival is heading to Rainton Arena

For the first time, Rainton Arena will host The Great North East Sausage and Cider Festival, which will combine people’s love of the classic food and drink on Saturday, April 4.

Fans of cider can look forward to more than 25 different types from across the UK, including classics as well as more unusual varieties such as rum cider, chocolate cider and tropical.

There will be two sessions on April 4, with each lasting five hours. The first session runs from noon until 5pm and the second from 6pm to 11pm.

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There'll be 25 different real ciders

Tickets are priced from £10. Tickets are available now via various ticket partners at Eventbrite and via

A previous sausage and cider festival
The event takes place in April