Saturday 20 January 2024, 2 – 4pm
Toast the orchard for a fruitful harvest
Bring ribbons, clouties & shining things to dress the trees
Make merry with Pigsty Morris
Homemade cake and mulled Orchard juice for sale
We Wassail whatever the weather!
Horfield Organic Community Orchard welcome all to Wassail and wake up the fruit trees at Horfield Organic Community Orchard on Saturday 20 January”, says Shannon Smith aka the Apple Tree Lady. “Whatever the weather – help us liven up a wonderful seasonal tradition that celebrates people, community, and nature”.
The ceremony kicks off soon after 2.30pm. Pigsty Morris bring their dancing and merry making to the festivities. Mulled juice and homemade cake for sale.
To find the Orchard (nearest postcode BS7 8JP):
Walk down the lane beside 22 Kings Drive (between Bishop Road and Kellaway Avenue), turn left and it’s the first gate on the right.
Take the lane beside 134 Longmead Avenue until you come to the last gate on the left.
Dogs on leads, please.