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A Pruning Workshop at Astmans Orchard, Longney, organised by GOT for the Three Counties Traditional Orchard Project at Astmans Orchard, Longney Grid Ref SO 760140. Thanks to Angela Scrivin. 10.00 to 15.00 or whatever time you can spare. This is a great opportunity to learn the skills of pruning stone fruit, which should only be pruned in summer, at Angela's plum orchard. Martin Hayes will lead the workshop. This is 3 acres of traditional mainly Excalibur plum orchard (a lovely dessert & culinary variety)…Find out more »
Bewdley’s unique annual Cherry Fair will be held at Bewdley museum on 22nd and 23rd July from 10am until 4.00pm. This is a free family event with something for everyone. Sixty years ago Bewdley was the centre for a flourishing cherry trade and with a 200 year tradition of an annual Cherry Fair since at least 1817. So we hope that people may learn of former times and support our effort to rescue the different varieties of cherry.Find out more »
Come to the Somerset Rural Life Museum on Sunday 23rd July to meet local wildlife experts in our orchard and learn about the unique environment that orchards offer all sorts of animals. GOT's own Jonathan Briggs will be there to talk about mistletoe and mistletoe insects. Join us for wildlife talks, learn all about mistletoe, plus great ideas for encouraging wildlife into your own garden and lots of family activities too! Timetable: 11am Roger Dickey (Somerset Ornithological Society) 12pm Jonathan Briggs (Mistletoe Talk) 2pm Jonathan Briggs (Mistletoe Walk…Find out more »
Dave Kaspar demonstrating budding with a plum variety. Picture borrowed from Henry Johnson's blog Learn the art of propagating fruit trees by inserting a bud of your chosen variety into a rootstock. Take your tree home at the end of the session. Cost £40.00 including refreshments. To book please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01452 813602Find out more »
The Gloucestershire Orchard Trust and Three Counties Traditional Orchard Project are running this informal two hour workshop at the delightful historic Wick Court Orchards at Arlingham, south of Gloucester (home to Farms for City Children). Jim Chapman, who has recently published the booklet "Understanding Orchards in the Landscape" (£5) by GOT/Hartpury Heritage Trust is leading this workshop. The workshop will involve looking at historic clues in the landscape (e.g. ridge and furrow) of these magnificent orchards. Jim is also very…Find out more »
Hartpury Trust is offering the chance of a guided tour of the National Perry Pear collection, including their bush tree trials, together with a talk on feral fruit, by Jim Chapman, beginning at 5pm The event is free and bbq food and cider/perry will be on sale from 7pm. This is an event linked to the Stone Fruit Conference at Hartpury on Saturday 19th. You can book either event via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stone-fruit-an-orchard-conference-tickets-35236765113?aff=es2Find out more »
The Three Counties Traditional Orchard Project is delighted to offer tickets for Stone fruit: An orchard conference. Taking place in the lovely setting of Hartpury College, this is an exciting opportunity for orchard enthusiasts, fruit lovers, growers and researchers to come together to network and share experiences, knowledge and resources. Our line up of speakers includes Jim Arbury (RHS), Nick Dunn ( RHS, Frank P Matthews), Helen Stace (Colwall Orchard Group), Jenni Waugh and Professor Maggie Andrews (University of Worcester), Paul…Find out more »
A music and cider festival. 50 different cider & perries and a great range of activities. This event is in its 5th year and is now a firm fixture on the music festival calendar. Several thousand attendees are expected to sample 50 ciders and listen to national artists. This year's line up is on the website at http://witcombeciderfestival.co.uk/line-up/Find out more »
Beginners Course. Learn how to select the right rootstocks and how to grow and prune fruit trees as espaliers, cordons and fans to be both productive and ornamental. Practise training and pruning trees in my garden. Cost £75, less 10% for Gloucestershire Orchard Trust members. Booking essential.Find out more »
A weekend of delicious food, excellent music, wide ranging beer and of course, incredible cider. You will be part of a small festival of enthusiasts and ciderlovers who welcome you with open arms into our community. A friendly festival suitable for families with entertainment throughout the weekend. An excellent getaway to end the summer and celebrate local craft cider! Ross-on-Wye Cider & Perry Company http://rosscider.com/events/cider-festival/Find out more »
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