Taste of the South Festival is pleased to announce that Hitchcox Cider will be the Cider Partner for this year’s event at Chapel Gate, Christchurch, 21 and 22 July.


Hitchcox Cider is made the traditional way using a 1971 cloth press to extract apple juice. Using completely natural ingredients, their range of ciders include traditional, using a blend of and eating apples, and a range of fruit ciders made from eating apples infused with different fruits such as plums, blackcurrants, blackberries, elderberries and damsons.

Toby Hitchcox, from Hichcox Cider, said: “We are really looking forward to showcasing our range of ciders and to be part of this fabulous event.”


Jackie Phillipson, Organiser of Taste of the South, said: “We are delighted that Hitchcox Cider is partnering Taste of the South Festival this year. Their range of ciders promises to get those taste buds tingling!”


 “We are really excited for this year’s festival. We’ve a fabulous selection of exhibitors, from culinary delights to tempt and artisan creations that will amaze and inspire, whilst not forgetting our Zen Den and Cub’s Corner for the children.”


Taste of the South Festival is open from 10.00am to 7.00pm on Saturday 21st July and 10.00am to 5.00pm on Sunday 22nd July. Advance tickets are available to purchase from the website Adult tickets are £4 in advance and £7 on the day. Children under 12 years are free.


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