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At the end of Summer 2012, the first Witcombe Cider Festival took place at the Village Cricket Club… 200 cider and music fans gathered in a marquee to enjoy a selection of ciders and a few bands, with a local X Factor contestant thrown in …

Joe Pointon Festival Founder – started making his own organic Cider; “Pointons Cider” in 2011…. The 2012 Festival was the result of having too much cider for one man to drink…. The Witcombe Cider Festival was born from a suggestion to have a party.

Fast forward five years and festivals later, the event has grown to become a firm fixture on the music festival calendar. Five thousand attendees over August Bank Holiday Weekend, 50 Ciders and national artists. Lethal Bizzle, Judge Jules, Artful Dodger, Tinchy Strider and Heather Small have all headlined …

“At the end of Summer 2012, the first Witcombe Cider Festival took place at the Village Cricket Club… 200 cider and music fans gathered in a marquee to enjoy a selection of ciders and a few bands”
Joe and Danny Pointon, Founders of WCF