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At Quenington Village Hall, GL7 5BS Apple pressing for juice/ cider (Please bring your own juice containers. You may need to wait for a turn. Please note only large quantities can be pressed so if you just have a few they will be mixed with others apples) Free apple games and activities for children Seed swap Children’s Poetree Competition Cirencester & District Beekeepers Tea, cakes and apple juice served See web site for more details and entry forms: www.queningtonvillagehall.org.ukFind out more »
At the Salutation Inn, Ham, near Berkeley (the Sally is a genuine rural free-house in the village of Ham, close to the Severn Estuary. Details at http://www.the-sally-at-ham.com/) Pete Tiley writes: Autumn is here and the apple harvest is upon us. The ancient orchards of the Severn Vale are fully-laden and groaning with glistening fruit. Cidermakers across the South West are bent double, soggy-kneed and with tannic-stained hands diligently picking and pressing before the fruit spoils. It is a busy time…Find out more »
The original National Apple Day - established by Common Ground way back in 1990. The concept, to celebrate traditional orchards, their crops and varieties, as a national festival day is now well-established. The plethora of Apple Days across the country, scattered geographically across the country and scattered in calendar terms across the late September to late October time period, is all due to this original initiative. Read more about it here: http://www.commonground.org.uk/apple-day/Find out more »
At Rudford Village Hall, GL2 8DY The event will be part of our Rudford Saturday Market. The juicing will definitely be on from 9.30 -12.00 but if demand is good we will carry on. There is no charge but for large amounts a donation would be welcomeFind out more »
Organized by Chepstow Town Council at the Drill Hall, Chepstow. Admission free. 11.30-16.00 Marcher Apple Network apple display & identification, apple juice, cider and perry tastingFind out more »
Following on from our session in March at Barton House Orchard, Cirencester here is a chance to get out into the orchard after the leaves have gone. As well as looking at pruning out dead or diseased fruit wood we will learn the care of orchard trees at this time of year. Dress appropriately for the outdoors (shoes off indoors). If you wish to bring any of your own tools that is useful. The day will run from 10.00 a.m.…Find out more »
All are welcome to St Briavels Community Orchard Wassail - the orchard is on the village playing field and we start at 3pm!.Find out more »
Stroud Wassail Festival is a community event - all are welcome. There are many ways you can participate: Street performances Morris dancing Singing Wassailing Mummers plays Beasts of disguise Costume Workshops Programme details are at http://stroudwassail.com/programme/ For general information visit http://stroudwassail.com/Find out more »
Berry Hill Community Orchard Wassail, at Berry Hill, Coleford, GL16 7BZ 4pm at the orchard. Free community event. We will be joined by "Wild Oats" Morris dancers at The Globe Inn for dancing, also cheese and bread. Please bring along any percussion instruments and battery torches. Spiced cider donated by Westons Cider.Find out more »
All are welcome to Wassail. Toast the orchard for a fruitful harvest. Bring ribbons, clouties & shining things to dress the trees. Make merry with Pigsty Morris. Bristol Folk Singers raise their voices. Homemade cakes and mulled Orchard juice for sale. Apple trees 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. OR take the…Find out more »
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