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September 2019

The Ludlow Marches Food and Drink Festival

September 13 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm

Friday to Sunday 13th to 15th September.  Good selection of local cider makers and fruit juicers in attendance.

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

September 14 @ 11:00 am - September 15 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Eaton Park Heritage Open Day

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Eaton Park, South Park Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7AZ

Eaton park is one of norwich’s most beautiful historic parks. There are 80 glorious acres, packed with great things to see and do for all ages. Apple day with attendance by EEAOP 11am – 4pm South Park Avenue, Norwich, NR4 7AU    

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

September 15 @ 11:00 am - September 16 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Urban Harvest in Stanmore

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, London HA7 4LP

Calling all you wonderful apple picking volunteers! We urgently need help to harvest apples from a stunning traditional orchard in the grounds of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hosptial.  On this one day workshop you will: Get the practical experience of harvesting fruit Taste a range of fruit varieties Help community orchards in London to harvest their fruit and stop it going to waste All the apples picked will be made into London Dry Cider & Apple Juice at our Local…

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Autumn Fruit & Fungi

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fishwick Local Nature Reserve, London Road, Preston, Lancashire, London Road, Preston, Lancashire , PR1 4PA

Join the Park Ranger and volunteers for a look at the bounty of Autumn fruit and fungi and Fishwick Local Nature Reserve. There will be a chance to try some apple juice, freshly made from the reserves’ Golden Spire apples and children could try a game of ‘apple conkers’ . A short walk will include a search for some of the more common types of fungi found in the woodlands and meadows of the reserve. Please wear suitable clothing for…

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Orchard Day at Smallhythe Place

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Smallhythe Place National Trust, Smallhythe, Tenterden, Kent TN30 7NG

Bring the family together and enjoy the outdoors as we host our annual celebration of Kent’s produce. With garden tours, historic talks, local stalls, demonstrations and a variety of activities, there is something for everyone to taste and get involved in.   Cost: £15 donation = £5 gazebo hire if needed General website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/smallhythe-place Contact number: 01580 762334 Public contact email: smallhytheplace@nationaltrust.org.uk Social Media pages: Facebook: @SmallhythePlaceNT / Twitter: @SmallhytheNT  

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

September 21 @ 11:00 am - September 22 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Perry Pear ID at Hartpury Orchard Centre

September 21 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Hartpury Orchard Centre, Hartpury Heritage Trust, The Orchard Centre, Blackwell’s End, Hartpury, Gloucestershire GL19 3DB United Kingdom

The National Collection of Perry Pears Over 70 varieties on display (crops permitting!) Explore the Wildlife Wetland and bring your perry pear for identification Refreshments available. There will also be the opportunity for any aspiring perry, cider or juicers to discuss the opportunities to use or hiring equipment from the Centre. National Perry Pear Centre £2 per variety, bring at least 8 + a few leaves, all in good condition! 

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Cider Making Workshop

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Local Fox Hub, Unit 3, 30a Borwick Avenue, London E17 6RA

Fancy getting hands-on and learning how to make craft cider the traditional way? In celebration of the wonderful Urban Food Fortnight, we are putting on an event not to be missed! Join us for a day of apple pressing and cider making at our community cidery in Walthamstow. You will have the chance to learn how we make our crafty Local Fox Cider and London Apple juice, getting hands-on experience at each stage of the process including making your own juice…

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Apple Day Brighton

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Stanmer Park, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9QA United Kingdom

Apple Day is a wonderful free annual family event in and around the orchards of Stanmer Park. Apple Day features masses of apple-themed activities including orchard tours, food & drink, storytelling, children’s activities, music, apple identification, fruit tree growing advice, fruit from our orchards to buy, a range of stalls selling local produce and a lot more. Not to be missed… the sun always shines! (There is a car parking charge. Please use public transport where possible.) See website for…

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

September 22 @ 11:00 am - September 23 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Easton Lodge Garden Apple Day

September 22 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Easton Lodge Gardens, Little Easton, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2BB

Come and visit the gardens on “Apple Day” where once again the Bishops Stortford Ukulele Band will be performing. The East of England Apple and Orchard Project will be with us to show the wide range of apples grown in the region and help visitors identify any apples they bring with them. Uttlesford Beekeepers will be showing a hive in action, and selling produce. Children’s activities and apple juicing.  Gates open at 11.30am until 5pm (last entry 4pm). Adult Entry…

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Apple Pressing experience – learn to press and bottle apples

September 23 - October 31
Lemons Farm, Atherington, Umberleigh, Devon EX37 9HY

Visitors to North Devon will have the chance to make their own apple juice or cider this autumn at Lemons Farm, in a beautiful orchard overlooking the Taw Valley. After a tour of the orchard, guests will set out with a map and a bag to pick from the nine different apple varieties on offer, before being shown how to pulp and press their own delicious blend of juices. Tino and Katherine Capaldi have been pressing their apples for three…

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Malvern Autumn Show

September 28 - September 29
Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire WR13 6NW United Kingdom

GOT stand will have books and juice for sale. Jim Chapman will have his usual Hartpury Orchard Centre stand with perry pear display (97 varieties in 2018!) and perry pear identification service (small fee please). All in the wonderful Orchard Pavilion.

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Audley End House Taste of Autumn

September 28 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm
Audley End House and Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JF United Kingdom

Celebrate all things apple at Audley End. From bobbing and weaving to trapping and tasting, apples have never been so appetising! Gobble down our Bramley treats in the tea room, see how the Victorians would have cooked a Nonsuch in the service wing, and enjoy pressing – and tasting! – Russets in the garden. Become a bobbing champion before meeting the Victorian gardener to learn how to deal with harvest pests in the orchard, while falconers show how they dealt…

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Apple & Honey Weekend – Day 1

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buckingham Garden Centre, Tingewick Rd, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18 4AE United Kingdom

Join us as we celebrate everything great and good about the Apple. We’ll have top fruit expert Gerry Edwards providing his identification skills, plus The Mid-Shire Orchard Group who will be demonstrating apple juice making and providing plenty of practical advice for all community orchard gardeners. On Sunday we will be hosting The North Bucks and Buckingham Beekeepers Honey Show. Do come along and chat with the bee-keepers from around the local area and see the products of their bees’…

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Introduction to apple juice and cider-making course

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Little Horwood Recreation Ground Hall, Church St, Little Horwood MK170PF

After several years of running their ‘Introduction to apple juice and cider making’ course in Milton Keynes, Mike & Barbara Jones moved the venue to the ideal tranquil location of the Recreation Ground Hall in Little Horwood. The course is being run for the Midshires Orchard Group (MSOG) and any surplus after costs passed on to MSOG. We have been making apple juice and cider for more than 10 years and over time have learnt that the quality of the…

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Training Course: Traditional Cider Making

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Little Horwood Recreation Ground Hall, Church St, Little Horwood MK170PF

This one-day training course is run by local craft cider-makers Mike and Barbara Jones. It is a great way to learn the art and craft of apple juicing and cider making and gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to make good cider in the traditional way. Learn the theory, understand the methods and apply them all in practice to select, prepare and juice the apples; blend the juice to create the style and flavour of cider you want and take…

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Apple and Orchard Day, Ightham Mote

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Ive Hatch, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0NT

National Trust Ightham Mote 28 September 10am – 4pm Normal admission prices apply Celebrate the bounty from the garden of England with our apple and orchard day. With apple tasting and stalls.   Desirable information: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ightham-mote

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Apple Pressing Day at Swan Barn Farm

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Swan Barn Farm, Black Down Estate, Collards Lane, Haslemere, GU27 2HU

The National Trust ranger team at Swan Barn Farm produce artisan cider every year from all sorts of rare apple varieties from their Orchards.  Come down and join the team at a free, family-friendly day.  Bring your own apples and make your own apple juice and cider or just join in using our fantastic heritage press and scratter.  Free entry.  

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Sandringham Fruit Farm apple day

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sandringham Fruit Farm, Icknield Way, Flitcham, Norfolk PE31 6BU

Apple day at Sandringham apple juice orchard and works. Sandringham Apple Juice   07810 310757  Free entry EEAOP in attendance doing apple identification.  

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St. Elizabeth’s Apple Day

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
St. Elizabeth’s Centre, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire SG10 6EW

Come and visit the St Elizabeth’s Centre for a truly one-of-a-kind family day out. Enjoy craft stalls, games, hot food, afternoon tea, and live music, and get involved by helping us to pick apples at our on-site 4-acre ancient Orchard, which you can either buy or donate back to our juicing project. Last year, over 2,000kg of apples were picked on the day! All money raised will go to helping some the UK’s most vulnerable children and adults who have…

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

September 28 @ 11:00 am - September 29 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Apple & Honey Weekend – Day 2

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buckingham Garden Centre, Tingewick Rd, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18 4AE United Kingdom

Join us as we celebrate everything great and good about the Apple. We’ll have top fruit expert Gerry Edwards providing his identification skills, plus The Mid-Shire Orchard Group who will be demonstrating apple juice making and providing plenty of practical advice for all community orchard gardeners. On Sunday we will be hosting The North Bucks and Buckingham Beekeepers Honey Show. Do come along and chat with the bee-keepers from around the local area and see the products of their bees’…

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

September 29 @ 11:00 am - September 30 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Potton Apple Day

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church of St Mary, Potton, Hatley Road, Potton , SG19 2RP United Kingdom

Free, family-friendly activities with apples. Bring your own fruit if you can or help juice the community apples. Cider from CAMRA, hog roast and live music. Very serious cider competition! Have your mystery fruit identified and find out all about orchards and fruit growing. Stationary engines, exhibitions and trees to buy. Apple cakes and teas or fresh apple juice with the lowest food-miles you’ve ever had!

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October 2019

RHS Hyde Hall Autumn Fruit Show

October 4 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
RHS Hyde Hall, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8RA

The RHS Hyde Hall fruit show EEAOP will be in attendance for free apple identifications Fri 4 – Sun 6 October 10am – 5pm                                                                                                                                                  Admission – see…

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Newbury Apple Day

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

This event is FREE Calling all gardeners, allotment holders or anyone who has an abundance of fruit – bring your apples along and and get them pressed into juice! Come and enjoy apple themed activities. Delicious apple cakes and goodies for sale. www.growingnewburygreen.org.uk newburyappleday@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/events/663088320835441/

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RV Roger, Pickering, Apple Weekend

October 5 @ 9:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
The Nurseries, Malton Road, Pickering, YO18 7JW

Join us at the award-winning, 3rd generation, family-owned fruit tree nursery for the RV Roger Apple Weekend in Pickering, North Yorkshire 5th and 6th October. Fruit to sample and buy, trees to purchase or order, experts on hand to answer any questions!

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Stamford Apple Day, EEAOP

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Arts Centre, 27 St. Mary’s Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2DL United Kingdom

The Apple Day will be in its 16th year and will take place on Sat 5th October at Stamford Arts Centre. The event will feature the East of England Apple and Orchards Project bringing along different varieties of apple for people to see and sample and experts will be on hand to identify some of the apple visitors bring with them. Members of the community orchard group will also be on hand to give their advice on how to look…

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Tenbury Applefest

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Burgage, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire WR15 8AZ United Kingdom

Each year Tenbury Wells, The Town in the Orchard, celebrates the Mighty Apple with a one day event held on the Town’s Burgage Recreational Area. 2019 Applefest is being held on October 5th, 2019. Over the past years the event has grown from being in the streets of Tenbury and the car park to its present home on The Burgage. Disabled parking is available in the MHDC carpark. Dogs are welcome on a lead but please remember general housekeeping rules…

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RHS Apple Days, Rosemoor

October 5 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 4:00 pm
RHS Garden Rosemoor, Great Torrington Devon EX38 8PH United Kingdom

Originally conceived by Orchards Live, the Rosemoor Apple Weekend is run by RHS as their biggest annual celebration of orchard fruit. If you want to find an apple variety your best chance is to find it here. Experts are on hand to help with identification. As well as fantastic apple displays and the opportunity to taste, there are many stalls, talks and guided walks round the Rosemoor Orchard, cookery demos and children’s activities. Come and say ‘Hello’ to Orchards Live…

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Rivers Orchard Apple Day

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rivers Heritage Site and Orchard, The Crest, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire CM21 0ES United Kingdom

A festival of fun for the whole family. Last year several hundred people, including many young children enjoyed a day of fruit picking in our beautiful location. Feel free to bring a picnic. Buy freshly picked apples on the day or Help pick our crop and take home some of your favourites for free Pickers can taste as many as they like of the wide range of apples growing at the historical Rivers site Also: Light refreshments Apple pressing demonstrations…

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Southend Apple Day, St Laurence Orchard

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
St Laurence Orchard,, Eastwoodbury Lane (at the junction with St. Laurence Way),, Southend-on-Sea , SS2 6UY

Come celebrate the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness at our annual Apple Day at Historic St Laurence Orchard. Apple Tasting & Pressing, Orchard Tours, Apple Peeling Contest, Apples & Plants Sale, Homemade Cakes & Apple Treats, Local Groups, Live Music, Kids Arts & Crafts, Hot Dogs & Refreshments, Raffle. Join us to embrace all things apple! Location map: Click here ·         Free admission ·         Kid Friendly More info http://www.trustlinks.org/ 01702 213134

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Cambridge Past Present & Future, Cambridge Autumn Festival

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wandlebury Ring, Wandlebury Ring, Gog Magog Hills, Cambridge CB22 3AE

Apple day. Details to follow

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

October 5 @ 11:00 am - October 6 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Berrington Hall Apple Month

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Berrington Hall, near Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0DW

Daily throughout October 10:00-15:00 at Berrington Hall, the National Trust property near Leominster invites you to join us as we celebrate our harvest with a full month of traditional apple themed activities. On Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October there will be traditional horse and carriage rides to get you into the swing of the season. MAN hopes to attend on Sunday 6th and offer an ID service.  With a children’s trail, apple themed treats in the tea-room, crafts and…

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Apple Day: Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW

Join us for our annual Warwickshire Wildlife Trust (WWT) Apple Day at Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve. We’ll be helping the WWT celebrate the wonder of heritage apples, with lots of fun apple-related activities. Help us prepare, mill and press apples to make fresh apple juice; explore the taste of different varieties of apple and the juice made from them; play apple games like ‘make the longest peel’ and ‘guess the weight’; learn about local orchards; discover orchard wildlife; enjoy the…

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Jeacock’s Apple Day

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jeacock’s Orchard, Cow Lane, Tring

Come along to Jeacock’s Orchard in Cow Lane from 10am until 4pm for apple pressing, appley refreshments, apples for sale and medieval displays, traditional craft and all in all the perfect autumn day in Tring!

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Gunby Hall apple day

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gunby Hall and Gardens, Gunby, Spilsby, PE23 5SS

Discover a display of more than 40 Gunby apple varieties grown in the gardens. Bring your own apples to be identified as well as expert advice on pruning and general fruit tree care by EEAOP. Why not have a go at pressing some apples and drinking super fresh juice? There will be craft and trade stalls with something for everybody. Our tea-room will have many apple based treats to enjoy and the hall is open all day. This event is…

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

October 6 @ 11:00 am - October 7 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Foxburrow Farm Apple Day

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Foxburrow Farm, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP121NA United Kingdom

Celebrating the humble apple. Apple identification, tasting and juicing. Apple crafts and games. Donkey rides and face-painting (additional charge). Story telling. Gifts for sale. Guided orchard walks. Live music. Sausage wagon, home made soup and cakes. Adult – £3 Child – £2

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Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s Apple Day at Tewin Orchard

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tewin Orchard and Hopkyns Wood, Welwyn Garden city, Hertfordshire, AL6 0LZ

Apple Day at Tewin Orchard is a celebration of all things apple! Join us between 12pm-4.30pm for an afternoon event for all the family and packed with children’s activities. There will be apples for sale along with apple juice, preserves, tea, coffee and cake. Experts will be on hand to identify varieties of apple and provide advise on fruit tree care. We will be providing guided walks around the orchard and there will be a scavenger hunt for the kids.

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Apple Day at The Green Wood Centre

October 12
The Green Wood Centre, Station Road, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire TF8 7DR United Kingdom

This year’s Apple Day in the Ironbridge Gorge is on Saturday October 12th and promises to be another splendid event. Last year the occasion attracted several hundred people and proved a wonderful celebration of our national fruit, and a lot of serious fun besides. Apple pressing using the large community apple press, fresh juice for sale; hog roast, live music, apple display and apple trees for sale, cider bar, WI stalls, craft demonstrations and hands-on opportunities to practise polelathing, pottery,…

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Burwash Manor Apple Day, EEAOP

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Burwash Manor Farm, New Road, Barton, Cambridgeshire CB23 7EY United Kingdom

Burwash Manor is hosting their fabulous annual countryside celebration with the apple at its core! At APPLE DAY, Burwash Manor will be celebrating all things apple… Join in the fun, and help raise money for the Sick Children’s Trust. Thousands are raised every year. Apples identified by the East of England Apples and Orchards Project Apple pulping and juicing Cam Valley Orchards from Meldreth  Street food vans galore … if all that sounds like thirsty work, then why not pay…

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Apple Day: Little Horwood

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Recreation Ground Hall, Church Street, Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire MK17 0PF United Kingdom

Join local craft cider makers Mike and Barbara Jones for the annual Little Horwood Village Apple Day! It’s a free event for all the family to enjoy. Come dressed to sort, wash, mill, pound and press apples to make juice. Bring your own apples to press and some empty bottles to take home your juice. Try out different apple mills and presses; taste and buy apple juice and locally-produced cider and honey; enjoy the cider-making display and heritage apple exhibition.…

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Vestry House Museum Apple Day

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Vestry House Musuem, Vestry Road, Walhamstow, London E17 9NH United Kingdom

Apple Day is one of Walthamstow’s regular highlights of the year so join us again for another apple-y adventure held in the gorgeous gardens of Vestry House Museum and organised by The Hornbeam Centre and Cafe with partners OrganicLea and Artillery and involving lots of amazing local community organisations. If you have apples in a tree in your garden please get in touch with Organiclea who can come and pick them for you and make them into apple juice on the day! Apple display and identifications of your…

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Eye Autumn Fair

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Eye Town Hall, Broad Street, Eye, IP23 7AB

The Eye Autumn Fair will be held on Saturday 12 October 11am to 4pm, at Eye Town Hall, Broad Street, Eye IP23 7AB. Entrance free. There are a wide variety of local producers and craftspeople in the area who help to give Suffolk its unique character. The Eye autumn fair will reflect this.  Come and find a wide range of stalls selling local, seasonal, fair trade and organic produce including fruit & veg, jams, chutneys, olive oil, honey, cakes & savories.…

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The Big Apple

October 12 @ 11:00 am - October 13 @ 4:45 pm
Hellens, Much Marcle, Ledbury, HR8 2LY

Weekend rural events in and around Much Marcle For an afternoon, a day or a full weekend – the Big Apple is a special opportunity to enjoy the countryside in the Herefordshire parishes on the Marcle Ridge. The local orchards are famous for their cider fruit and their excellent eating apples. £2 entry to historic grounds of Hellens, from 11:00–16:45 where there will be apple and pear displays ID services by Marcher Apple Network and tastings of a selection of…

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Acorn Bank orchard – monthly Drop-in Days (training/advice)

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

On the second Saturday of each month, Orchard experts are working in the orchard. They are available to advise and teach visitors how to look after fruit trees and orchards between 11am and 3pm. Normal admission applies, but no extra cost.  14th September – Harvest Time 12th October – Apple Identification Day – bring your apples from home to find out if you have a heritage variety growing in your garden. 9th November – Community Juicing Day. 11am – 3pm. A…

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Acorn Bank – Apple Identification Day

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

Acorn Bank is hosting an Apple Identification Day where experts will be helping visitors discover more about apples growing in their garden. On the 12 October, apple experts from across the North of England will be at the National Trust site in Temple Sowerby to help visitors identify their apple trees. “Lots of people have a mystery apple tree in their garden. This is a popular opportunity to put a name to the tree and find out about the variety’s…

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

October 12 @ 11:00 am - October 13 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Tadcrafters Apple Day

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Manor Farm Centre, St Joseph's Street, Tadcaster, LS24 9HA

Is there an apple tree in your garden or your neighbours or friends? Have you noticed apples falling to the ground in a garden you walk by this time each year or on a tree whilst out on a stroll? If you can get permission to gather those apples, be they cookers or eaters, on the tree or windfalls, then take them along to TadApple Day. The apples can be turned into apple juice, apple pies & cakes too. It’s…

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High Bickington Apple Day

October 13 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
High Bickington Village Hall, Little Bickington Lane, High Bickington, Umberleigh, Devon EX37 9PN United Kingdom

Orchards Live apple display and tasting Kids activities Refreshments including light lunch Afternoon ceilidh from 3-6pm Competitions Apple juicing Lecture on cider making Tickets for talk and ceilidh available from the village shop or Community Centre (01769 561387) . Main event free.

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Gressenhall Apple Day, EEAOP

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse, Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Gressenhall, Dereham, NR20 4DR Norfolk United Kingdom

Celebrate autumn with this beloved fruit! Bring your mystery apples to be identified, taste fresh apple juice or scrumptious cider, then stroll around the orchard with its traditional Norfolk varieties. See craftsmen demonstrate their skills and browse the stalls for local produce and treats. Special event ticket prices apply: Adult £15.00 Conc £14.25 Child (4-18) £12.75 Family ticket (1 adult and all children) £39.60 Family ticket (2 adults and all children) £52.80 It’s cheaper to book online at: www.arttickets.org.uk  …

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Bedfords Park Walled Garden apple day

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bedfords Park Visitor Centre, Bedfords Park, Broxhill Road, Haveringate Bower, Essex RM4 1QH United Kingdom

Come and join us and the Friends of Bedfords Park and Walled Garden for a celebration of all things Apple. Apple press and bottling. Freshly pressed juice from the walled garden’s own orchards will be on sale. Bring your own apples to press – bring clean bottles or containers with you. Free orchard and fruit tree advice, and apple identification by Megan and Steve from PTES. We will have some apple activities, craft stalls, food and drink and people on…

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SWT Redgrave and Lopham Fen Apple Day and Autumn Fair

October 13 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
SWT Redgrave and Lopham Fen, Low Common Road, South Lopham, Suffolk IP22 2HX United Kingdom

Apple, pear or nut identification by Suffolk Traditional Orchard Group. Range of plant stalls, craft demonstrations and sales. Free family games and crafts to make. SWT volunteers’ cake stall. Kenninghall Morris. Home made soup, cakes and teas   Paul Read and Roger Fouracre fruit and nut ID

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

October 13 @ 11:00 am - October 14 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Thatcham community orchard apple day

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Nature Discovery Centre, Lower Way, Thatcham, Berkshire RG19 3FU United Kingdom

  Make your own apple juice, taste some old and new varieties, buy local cider, get your face painted, join a guided walk to look at fruits of autumn, visit the rural crafts stalls, crunch a toffee apple and much, much more.

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RHS Taste of Autumn at Wisley

October 16 @ 9:30 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
RHS Wisley, Wisley Lane, Woking, Surrey GU23 6QB

Enjoy the best of the season at RHS Garden Wisley’s harvest celebration. See the orchard laden with fruit, the garden awash with autumn colour, and prepare to be tempted by a range of delicious local and artisan food and drink, with more than 30 stalls to browse.   Member Free to RHS members Non-member Normal garden admission

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Autumn Orchard Pruning and Maintenance

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lower Moor Farm, Somerford Keynes Road, nr Oaksey, Wiltshire SN16 9TW

Enjoy a talk and practical session involving orchard maintenance and fruit tree identification. About this Event Join Richard Cripps for a presentations which will cover fruit tree identification, tool selection, visual health checks, feeding fruit trees, mowing regimes and recognising problems. Followed by a practical session in our orchards. Lunch included. For dietary requirements please call Wiltshire Wildlife Trust on 01380 829070 or email events@wiltshirewildlife.org This reserve can be hard to find, so please look at directions before travelling and…

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre apple day

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, School Road, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9RS

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, School Road, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9RS. MAN members will be there for identification.  

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Aylett’s Nursery Apple Festival

October 19 @ 8:30 am - October 20 @ 5:30 pm
Aylett’s Nursery, N Orbital Rd, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL2 1DH United Kingdom

Aylett’s Nursery 6th annual apple festival – always a great display of apples from the National Fruit Collection to see, taste and buy. Fruit specialists on hand to identify your unknown fruit and give fruit growing and orchard advice.      

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Ely Apple Day, EEAOP

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Cathedral Centre, Palace Green, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4EW United Kingdom

National Apple Day, traditionally held on or around 21st October, was launched in 1990 by Common Ground. Ely has been joining in with the celebrations since 2000 and the event has now become one of the best loved apple festivals in the area. The festival provides interest and intrigue whether you are interested in the educational, environmental or simply fun angle of the day. Our experts from East of England Apples and Orchard Project will once again be in attendance…

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National Botanic Gardens of Wales apple weekend

October 19 @ 10:00 am - October 20 @ 6:00 pm
National Botanic Garden Wars, Llanarthne SA32 8HN

Saturday and Sunday 19th – 20th October 10:00 – 18:00 Apple Weekend Paul Davis (Dolau-hirion Fruit Trees) attends with a display of his apples and also brings pot grown trees along for purchase.

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Porlock Apple Press & Rural Crafts Festival

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Old School Centre,, West End, Porlock, Somerset TA24 8QD

 Much more than just an Apple day! A fun, apple event, with something for all ages. A look back to old country crafts centred around our 1862 ‘Somerset Pattern’ apple press, which will be in action pressing many tons of apples into fresh juice for you to taste and take away. Our vintage stationary engine will be belt-driving our vintage apple scratter prior to pressing in the traditional way. Old rural crafts such as wool spinning and weaving, blacksmithing, basket…

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Slindon Apple Day

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Forge Field, Reynolds Lane, Slindon, Arundel BN18 0QT

Enjoy an autumnal fete, celebrating our fruit harvest, at the Jubilee Orchard, next to the Forge shop and cafe.  Test your strength on our giant apple press ‘Big Bertha’, try some juice straight from the press, visit the apple I.D. experts and their huge display of apples or play some skittles. Email: slindonestate@nationaltrust.org.uk  

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Shaugh Prior Apple Day

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Shaugh Prior Recreation Hall, Shaugh Prior, PL7 5HA

I am delighted to announce that Newnham Solar Community will sponsor this year’s event allowing us to give Free Entry for all, Free pasty (provided by Ginsters) and free fruit juice (provided by Sainsbury’s) for all primary school children and Certificates for all children who enter the Art Competition (details via the village school). We will also have Apple juicing Morris Dancing Cider Bar Cakes and coffee in the morning Pasties at lunch time Face painting Tombola Special exhibit on…

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Leominster Apple Fair

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leominster Priory Church, Church Street, Leominster, HR6 8NJ

At The Priory, Leominster. 11:00–16:00. Parking nearby in Bridge Street Car Park. Various stalls, apple display and ID by MAN. Details from Felicity Norman, Tel. 01568–780886.  If you love apples, this fair is a must visit. We will be selling our handmade soaps and shampoo bars in this event. Palm oil free. Cruelty free. Vegan friendly. Will make sure we have plenty of Apple & Walnut Tea Soaps for our customers 😉 Offers of help please to Felicity Apple ID…

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

October 19 @ 11:00 am - October 20 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Apple Day at Woodside Link Community Orchard

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodside Link community orchard, off Wheatfield Road beside the doctors surgery, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire LU4 0SY

Have a go at apple pressing (bring your own apples if you like and a container for the juice) & apple bobbing. Get some inspiration for apple-based desserts from recipes donated by the community. Learn how to prune young fruit trees and see how you can get involved in the community orchard throughout the year. Free entry! Contact  woodsidelinkorchard@outlook.com for more information

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Afternoon At The Orchard

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Woughton Orchards, Woughton on the Green, off Newport Road, Milton Keynes, MK6 3BD

It is time to enjoy the fruits of our labours! All ‘Afternoon at the Orchard’ volunteers are invited to join in the harvest of apples from the New, Far and Old Cider Orchards. Bring your bags and sacks and boxes and take fruit home to enjoy for non-commercial use. Apples will be available for eating, juicing, cider-making, cooking, drying or whatever else you like to do! To ensure fruit fairness, please note that to take fruit home, you will need…

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Cider and Song Festival at the Museum of East Anglian Life

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - October 20 @ 11:00 pm
Museum of East Anglian Life, Iliffe Way, Stowmarket IP14 1DL

Saturday 20 October, 10am-11pm, with a special preview on Friday night 7-11pm for cider tasting and music The museum comes alive for apple day!   THINGS TO TASTE… Cider-drinkers and apple aficionados can sample from our range of specialist craft ciders and apple juices. There will be a preview on the Friday night with flights of cider and a special tutored tasting session with food (book ahead for this) and a bar all day on the Saturday. Apple experts from…

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Cambridge University Botanic Gardens Apple Day, EEAOP

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
University Botanic Gardens, 1 Brookside, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1JE United Kingdom

Make sure the first half-term Sunday is free for the region’s biggest Apple Day. A family favourite and chance to celebrate all things apple: * Apple tasting: over 2 dozen delicious, locally-grown heritage varieties to try and buy * Apple identification: bring 2-3 apples with leaf and stalk for our apple experts from East of England Apples and Orchards Project to identify  * Apple cultivation: expert advice on what to grow, how to plant and prune for a bumper crop…

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Roots and Shoots Apple Day

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth, SE11

  Get ready for this year’s Apple Day at Roots and Shoots. Celebrating 20 years of fun packed activities for all ages, brilliant crafts and art stalls as well as food and cakes. But most important of all, viewing over 100 varieties of apples from the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale Farm, Kent and from the Usk Valley, Wales. Apple displays this year from Somerset (c.40 varieties), Brogdale (c.50 varieties) and Wales (about 15 varieties) Exhibition: Origins and evolution of…

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

October 20 @ 11:00 am - October 21 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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Apple Day in the Whipsnade Jubilee Orchard

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Have a go at apple pressing (bring your own apples if you like and a container for the juice) & apple bobbing. Try some delicious apple-based desserts made by volunteers. Learn how to prune young fruit trees and see how you can get involved in the community orchard throughout the year. Parking available on the green outside the Whipsnade Tree Cathedral   Free entry! Apple-based desserts available for a donation towards the orchard

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

October 26 @ 11:00 am - October 27 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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South Molton Apple Fair

October 27 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Pannier Market, Broad St, South Molton, Devon EX36 3AB United Kingdom

Keeping the core emphasis on apples, orchards and wildlife, this is a popular, free, family event, with apples and pears on display and for sale, including many unusual local varieties. The Orchards Live Cider, Apple and Craft competition and Produce Show is free for all to enter (in advance). Juices and ciders for sale and tasting, food stalls and children’s activities. Food stalls, children’s activities and a produce show which is free to enter. Orchards Live has its own display…

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Huntingfield Apple Day

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Huntingfield Community Orchard, Community Hall HUB, Brick Kiln Lane, Huntingfield, Haleford, Suffolk IP19 0PY United Kingdom

      The Huntingfield Apple Day will include Apple and apple juice tasting Apple pressing Apple peeling races Cooking competitions Tombola Tours of the orchard Raffle and refreshments   Fruit display and identification: A representative from Orchards East will be attending with a display of traditional Suffolk fruits and will also be on hand to identify visitors own but unnamed fruits.    

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Chepstow Apple Day

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Drill Hall, Lower Church St, Chepstow, NP16 5HJ

Chepstow apple day is a great event celebrating everything connected with the humble apple! Marcher Apple Network apple IDs, display, apple juice, cider and perry tasting. Bring your own apples for pressing juice, and start a traditional cider. The day is organised by Transition Chepstow in association with the Chepstow Town Council, usually at the end of October every year. Admission is free. Events included… Display of apple varieties , with apples for sale Apple pressing and cider demonstrations Cookery…

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Acorn Bank – Apple Tasting/Orchard Tours

October 27 @ 11:00 am - October 28 @ 3:00 pm
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Every weekend in September and October
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

As our harvest ripens we give our visitors the opportunity to taste a wide variety of heritage apples from our collection. Weekends in September & October 11am – 3pm Normal Admission Prices apply No max number Fully accessible by wheel chair & Assistance dogs Booking not necessary

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November 2019

Cider and Juice-making course

November 2 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
High Bickington, High Bickington , Umberleigh, EX37 United Kingdom

One of Orchards Live’s longest-running and most popular courses, aimed at those keen to have a go at cider & juice production at home. The day will cover equipment and techniques for juicing, production and storage of cider & juice, combining both theory and practice, with Dave Dann as the speaker. Non-Members: £14.00 Members: £12.00 Join Now Click Here Pre-Booking Only (Please do not turn up on the day without being booked)

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Acorn Bank orchard – monthly Drop-in Days (training/advice)

November 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

On the second Saturday of each month, Orchard experts are working in the orchard. They are available to advise and teach visitors how to look after fruit trees and orchards between 11am and 3pm. Normal admission applies, but no extra cost.  14th September – Harvest Time 12th October – Apple Identification Day – bring your apples from home to find out if you have a heritage variety growing in your garden. 9th November – Community Juicing Day. 11am – 3pm. A…

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Planning & Planting a Small Orchard

November 30 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Stanmer Park, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9QA United Kingdom

This course covers the process of initial orchard planning, along with the selection and planting of fruit trees. There will also be discussions and advice on community aspects of the subject matter. 9.30am-5pm Stanmer Park, Brighton BN1 9PZ Cost: £35-£175 (depending on income) Course tutors: Bryn Thomas, Peter May See website for full details. ***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website: brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses/fruitorchards/plantingorchard

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December 2019

Restorative Pruning Course

December 7 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Meshaw, EX36 4NE United Kingdom

Old, overgrown, neglected or unproductive trees, or those producing small unhealthy fruit can be improved with careful pruning. Overgrown trees are also at risk of damage in high winds. If you’d like your old trees to be in better condition, then this course is for you – the ever-popular and most longstanding of the OL courses. Some clear classroom education followed by a demonstration and then lots of hands on pruning practice. With Jane Schofield & Tattwa Gyani Non-Members: £14.00…

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Acorn Bank – Winter Pruning Workshop

December 7 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

Join our Orchard team for a day to learn how and why we prune fruit trees in Winter The day will include an introductory talk and tour of the Orchard, followed by expert tuition in pruning and an opportunity to get hands-on with helping to prune Acorn Bank’s apple collection under the supervision of our Orchard team. Teas, coffees and a 2 course lunch will be provided by our tearoom. Please wear sturdy footwear and warm weatherproof clothing. Saturday 7th…

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Acorn Bank orchard – monthly Drop-in Days (training/advice)

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1SP United Kingdom

On the second Saturday of each month, Orchard experts are working in the orchard. They are available to advise and teach visitors how to look after fruit trees and orchards between 11am and 3pm. Normal admission applies, but no extra cost.  14th September – Harvest Time 12th October – Apple Identification Day – bring your apples from home to find out if you have a heritage variety growing in your garden. 9th November – Community Juicing Day. 11am – 3pm. A…

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