Because of Coronavirus, most events this spring and summer have been cancelled.

These are orchard-related events in our area – some organised by GOT, some by partner organisations. Click an event title to bring up more detail. If you want to see just GOT Events click here, or just Partner Events click here.

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October 2019

Apple Day celebration at Days Cottage Orchard & Rural Skills Centre

Sunday, October 13th, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Days Cottage, Upton Lane
Brookthorpe, GL4 0UT
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Here you can talk to Dave Kaspar and Helen Brent-Smith about your orchard requirements and bring small numbers of apples for possible identification. You can also order heritage fruit trees. This is the home of the Museum Orchard (of Gloucestershire varieties of apple), the Orchard & Rural Skills Centre, their award winning (unsprayed) juice, cider & perry business (Days Cottage Apple Juice) and orchards (both young and old). You can also bring up to two carrier bags for juicing. Please save…

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Apple day at Folk of Gloucester (formerly Gloucester Life Museum)

Saturday, October 19th, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Gloucester Civic Trust invite you to join them for a Celebration of Gloucestershire Apples and Cider Making at Folk of Gloucester (formerly Gloucester Life Museum), 99 – 101 Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2PG Traditional Cider Mill in Action Craft Ciders and Juices available to Try and Buy! Folk Music and Morris Dancing performances Come and meet Rosie the Cider Press horse FREE Children’s Activities! Morris Dancing Workshops FREE ENTRY and Café offering Teas, Coffees and Ciders. Full details here:  https://glosorchards.org/home/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Apple-Day-Flyer-2019-A5.pdf

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Quenington Apple Day

Saturday, October 19th, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

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.uk

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The Sally Apple and Cider Festival

Saturday, October 19th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Salutation Inn, Ham GL13 9QH + Google Map

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…

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National Apple Day

Monday, October 21st, 2019

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/

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Rudford Village Apple Day

Saturday, October 26th, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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 welcome

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November 2019

Chepstow Apple Day

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

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 tasting

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Barton House Orchard Training Day

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Barton Orchard, Barton Lane
Cirencester, Gloucestershire United Kingdom
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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.…

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January 2020

St Briavels Community Orchard Wassail

Sunday, 5th, January @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

All are welcome to St Briavels Community Orchard Wassail - the orchard is on the village playing field and we start at 3pm!.

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Berry Hill Community Orchard Wassail

Friday, 17th, January @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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.

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