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Seeing Double? Derbyshire’s Sausage and Cider Festival is Back and Bigger than Ever

The Midlands’ favourite family get-together, the ‘Sausage and Cider Festival’ is returning to Catton Park, Derbyshire in summer 2022. From Thursday 22nd to Monday 26th June, festival-goers can get ready for top notch music from many of the globe’s best tribute acts, including the world’s greatest George Michael replica, Rob Lamberit.

The Sausage and Cider Festival is always a big weekend in the Derbyshire event calendar, and has been a big part of the festival scene in the area since 2014. This will be the eighth edition of the festival, and fans will be treated to two brand new arenas, launching for the first time in 2023 – the Steel Yard Arena and the elusive Secret Rave Arena.Tickets are on sale now at:

The show returns in 2023, running over five days in June – bringing with it an incredible array of musical talent. Visitors will have the opportunity to catch some of the biggest and most exciting tribute acts from near and far throughout its run – all whilst drinking cider and munching on sausages.

Headlining the festival will be Rob Lamberit who George Michael himself was once quoted as saying “People are always mistaking me for Rob Lamberti!”. Talk about a Careless Whisper! If you’re a fan of The Killers, you’ll be ‘Smiling Like You Mean It’ as The Killerz, the UK’s number one The Killers tribute, are also set to take to the stage over the weekend, covering some of the bands best-loved hits including Mr Brightside, Somebody Told Me and The Man.

If reggae pop is more your bag, then pull up a chair and a glass of your favourite red red wine, as Jonny 2 Bad, the world’s best UB40 tribute band will be performing and treating the audience to those feel good, sway-inducing tracks that we all know and love, including I Got You Babe and Can’t Help Falling In Love.

Dan Budd as Robbie Williams, Taylor Swift by Xenna and Little Fix will also be setting the stage on fire with their endless supply of hits – and there is one more MASSIVE headline act to come, so keep your eyes peeled for more announcements in the coming months.

Tickets are on sale now, with three nights camping tickets available from £55.99 (early bird price only). The festival ticket includes four full days of festival fun, with onsite camping, performances from over 50 acts and entertainers as well as lots of food and drink options.

Choose from over 20 delicious flavoured ciders from Somerset’s very own Lilley’s Cider, and devour your way through more than 20 sausage flavours. It’s not all sausage and cider, with a huge selection of food choices from vendors including Ice and Slice, Rice and Spice, Fish and Chips and everyone’s favourite – Sausage and Mash. With vegan and gluten-free options, there truly is something for everyone. There will also be the return of fantastic fairground rides, some for little ones but some for the adults too – so guests simply need to make sure they’re not too full of sausage and cider to get involved!

Catton Park, located next to local gem Catton Hall, is in the heart of the National Forest and equidistant from London, Manchester and Norwich, making it the ideal location for festival goers from across the UK.

Sausage and Cider Festival have also partnered with to give you the option of spread payments. With just a 25% deposit you can secure your place to party in the park and spread the rest of your booking over three easy monthly payments. The deadline for spread payments is due to end February 27th 2022.

Tickets are available to buy now from:

Full line up so far:


Young Elton | Basness | Foo Fighters GB | Pet Shop Boys Tribute | Guns 2 Roses | AKA… Noel Gallager | Taylor Swift by Xenna | Little Fix | Dan Budd as Robbie williams | Chris Baldwin (Local Talent not tribute)

Sausage and Cider Festival takes place from 22 – 26th June 2023 at Catton Park, Derbyshire. For more information, visit:

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