Day 1 – Hillside Cider and Sausage Festival August 6th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Whats On Shares Comments Hillside Cider and Sausage Festival The Hillside Cider and Sausage festival kicked-off in style last night with a stunning display of morris dancing by the Southport Swords. A little bit of countryside came to Hillside with the area decorated with hay bales and gingham table cloths in the style of a country barn dance. The ciders went down very well in the sunshine with the fruit ciders, damson and rhubarb, particularly popular. The Cider and Sausage festival continues from 12pm today. The Sausage part of the festival comes to the fore with Café SixtySix putting on an outdoor barbeque with an array of tasty sausages. Later on the emphasis moves back to the Grasshopper micropub with folk singers from the Southport Bothy pitching in with a music session. Local musicians are welcome to join in the fun and bring their instruments. The festival continues until 10:30pm at the Grasshopper courtesy of a temporary event notice. Entry is free and the festival will continue on Sunday if the cider lasts! Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!