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Erddig Apple Harvest

October 2 @ 10:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm
Erddig Hall, Wrexham, LL13 0YT United Kingdom

As part of our 40th anniversary, our annual weekend celebration will become a month-long event. Savour the delights of the humble apple at our 27th annual apple harvest. Our orchards are full to the brim - 180 varieties are grown here. Throughout the month there will be an apple display, trail, cider press demonstrations, with opportunities to taste - and buy - the fruits of our labour, apple talks and walks. Each week the programme has a different theme; it's…

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Glastonbury Tor Family Apple Picking Days

October 14 @ 10:30 am - October 22 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Glastonbury Tor, BA6 8BL United Kingdom

We will be holding four family apple picking days this October in the orchards at the foot of Glastonbury Tor. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a day outdoors, learn more about our orchards, apples and what we use them for!  Suitability   Children are welcome at this event. Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.   Meeting point   Meet our rangers at the foot of Glastonbury Tor, where they will lead you to the orchards.  …

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Glastonbury Tor Family Apple Picking Days

October 15 @ 10:30 am - October 23 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Glastonbury Tor, BA6 8BL United Kingdom

We will be holding four family apple picking days this October in the orchards at the foot of Glastonbury Tor. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a day outdoors, learn more about our orchards, apples and what we use them for!  Suitability   Children are welcome at this event. Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.   Meeting point   Meet our rangers at the foot of Glastonbury Tor, where they will lead you to the orchards.  …

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Barrington Court Apple Day

October 21 @ 10:30 am - October 22 @ 6:00 pm
Barrington Court, Barrington, Ilminster, TA19 0NQ United Kingdom

Barrington Court is famous for consistently producing award-winning cider and apple juice, so join us for a day of picking, pressing, identifying and tasting! With plenty of apple-themed games, activities and orchard walks, there's something to interest all the family. Prices This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. Booking not needed. Adult –  £11.35 Child – £5.70 Family – £28.40 Group Adult (Min 15) – £9.65 Group Child (Min 15) – £4.85 Suitability Children are welcome. Assistance dogs…

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Glastonbury Tor Family Apple Picking Days

October 21 @ 10:30 am - October 29 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Glastonbury Tor, BA6 8BL United Kingdom

We will be holding four family apple picking days this October in the orchards at the foot of Glastonbury Tor. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a day outdoors, learn more about our orchards, apples and what we use them for!  Suitability   Children are welcome at this event. Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.   Meeting point   Meet our rangers at the foot of Glastonbury Tor, where they will lead you to the orchards.  …

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Winchester City Mill Apple Harvest Weekend

October 21 @ 11:00 am - October 22 @ 4:00 pm
Winchester City Mill, Bridge Street, Winchester, SO23 9BH

Celebrate all that's great about harvest time and British apples at Winchester City Mill this autumn. Meet the apple experts from Sparsholt College and learn all about regional varieties of apples. Bring your own apples along for identification. Prices This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. Adult –  £4.00 Child – £2.00 Family – £10.00 Contact Info Email: naomi.barker@nationaltrust.org.uk Telephone: 01962 870057  

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Middleton Park Apple Day

October 22 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
Middleton Park Visitor Centre, Middleton, LS10 3SH

Bring your own apples or have a go at juicing ours! Plus apple-themed games and activities.

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Cambridge University Botanic Gardens Apple Day, EEAOP

October 22 @ 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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Glastonbury Tor Family Apple Picking Days

October 22 @ 10:30 am - October 30 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Glastonbury Tor, BA6 8BL United Kingdom

We will be holding four family apple picking days this October in the orchards at the foot of Glastonbury Tor. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a day outdoors, learn more about our orchards, apples and what we use them for!  Suitability   Children are welcome at this event. Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.   Meeting point   Meet our rangers at the foot of Glastonbury Tor, where they will lead you to the orchards.  …

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Cressing Temple Barns walled garden Apple Day

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cressing Temple Barns walled garden, Witham Road, Braintree, Essex CM77 8PD United Kingdom

Apple day attended by Friends of Cressing Temple Gardens, Orchards East project and PTES Apples from our orchards to taste and buy Experts to identify your apple varieties Mediaeval re-enactors Traditional bread-making Crafts Beekeeping and honey making Ciders, jams, chutneys and apple juice Music and dancing Children's activities and games  

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Transition Worcester apple and pear pressing days 7

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Fold, The Fold, Bransford, Worcester, WR6 5JB

Bring surplus apples or pears from your trees and get them pressed into juice with our Orchard Worker volunteers. Please bring your own clean bottles or containers. The events are also a good opportunity to find out about managing your trees for fruit and for wildlife.

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Platt Fields Park Apple Day – Orchard Fundraiser

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Platt Fields Park, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6LA

The Friends of Platt Fields Park are delighted to invite you to our first ever Apple Day! Organised in association with Helping Britain Blossom and The Orchard Project, we'll be bringing you more apple-related activities than you can shake an appley stick at! The day kicks off at 11am, and among the things you can look forward to are: • Live cider pressing We'll be continuing our cider pressing tradition, which proved very popular last year to make the 2018 batch of Platt Fields Cider.…

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Shipton Gorge Heritage Apple Day

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

There will be lots of apple themed stalls and tasty produce from our community orchard, with loads of FREE things for children to do; bug box making, a treasure hunt, apple obstacle course, apple bobbing etc and for adults there is a cider stall, ploughman's lunch and apple pie and so much more.

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Wigton Moor

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friends of Wigton Moor Woods, High Ash Drive, Leeds, LS17 8RD

Apple juicing and games in our new orchard.

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OrchardShare Apple Day

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
OrchardShare, Bath, BA2 6UW United Kingdom

OrchardShare juicing event and apple day at Bathampton

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Harpenden Common Apple Day

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Harpenden Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 1DT

Celebrate Apple Day on the Common... Join us for a fruity celebration of all things apple! This event is open to all and a great opportunity to discover the fruit trees on the Common. Learn about the management, future planting, take part in a scavenger hunt, make a bird feeder, lots of apple games and more! Suitable for all ages, no booking necessary.

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Doddington Apple Day

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Doddington Hall and Gardens, Doddington, Lincolnshire, LN6 4RU

Join us in our Kitchen Garden for Doddington Apple Day. Enjoy apple tours and tastings, watch our apples being pressed for our Doddington vintage apple juice and even have a go at apple bobbing! Tuesday 24 October, 10am – 3.30pm, Free entry

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Darwin Nurseries and Farm shop 3rd annual apple event

October 24 @ 10:00 am - October 25 @ 3:00 pm
Darwin Nurseries and Farm Shop, Newmarket Road, Teversham, Cambridgeshire CB1 9AT United Kingdom

We will be pressing, bottling and pasteurising apples from our own orchard Also bring your own apples along to turn into juice. Refreshments available Apple and wildlife themed activities for children A representative from the Woodland Trust will be present.   Darwin Nurseries is more than just a farm shop, it’s a place you can slow down and spend some time with the family

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Leed University Union Apple Juicing & Bake Off

October 25 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leeds University Union foyer, Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9JZ

October is Apple harvesting month! We are celebrating all things appley by hosting a bake off competition and also pressing apples from campus into delicious juice. Bake off competition - All welcome. Please bring your entry (cake/pudding/something apple based!) to the apple day stall by 2.30pm You get extra points for using organic & fair trade ingredients (you can get amazing ingredients from LUU's Green Action food coop) Winner will be announced at 3.30pm & receive a £10 Green Action…

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Northern Food Group Apple Festival

October 25 @ 10:00 am - October 26 @ 4:00 pm
RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 1QB United Kingdom

 

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Transition Worcester apple and pear pressing days 8

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ellenden Farm Shop, Evesham Rd, Evesham, WR11 8LU

Bring surplus apples or pears from your trees and get them pressed into juice with our Orchard Worker volunteers. Please bring your own clean bottles or containers. The events are also a good opportunity to find out about managing your trees for fruit and for wildlife.

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Norwich Apple Day, EEAOP

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norfolk, NR2 1PF

  A celebration of all things nature, from the smallest insects, to our soaring birds, and big mammals, with Nature Day programmed by the Norfolk Festival of Nature and partners. Come and meet wildlife experts from across the county. There will be activities for all the family from the RSPB, Norfolk Wildlife Trust, the National Trust, Wild Days Conservation and many others. Learn to identify tracks and signs of animals in the wild, how to recognise different types of trees, and bring…

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St Luke Community Garden & Orchard

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Luke’s Community Centre, Stanks Lane North, Swarcliffe, LS14 5AS

A free afternoon, celebrating our community orchard. Come along and help pick and press apples to make fresh juice. Taste a selection of apple treats, sweet and savoury and help make a tangy chutney in the kitchen and apple Bob outside. A community orchard needs its community. Come and join us! Children must be accompanied by an adult. All welcome!  Contact email: donnac@space2.org.uk

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Killingbeck Big Apple Bonanza

October 28 @ 10:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm
Killingbeck Community Allotment, Hyde Park Source, 2 Rosebank Rd, Leeds LS3 1HH

Two days of apple activities, games and tasty treats. Saturday will include harvesting apples in the wyke beck valley nature reserve including den building, wildlife spotting and games.  Sunday will be a big day of processing the apples into juice, cider and pies. Family activities and produce to take away.  Hosted by the Killingbeck Community Project, Hyde Park Source, Goods of Leeds and Leeds Urban Harvest along with others.

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West Park Fields Apple Day

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
West Park Fields, Conrner Kepstorn Road/ Northolme Crescent LS16 5HJ

Come and celebrate the progress of our community orchard, planted last year. This event will be our first one here. The orchard will grow – and so will the community that supports it –that is the intention of Helping Blossoming Britain. Taste fresh apple juice. Please bring along apples from your garden. Peel the longest length of apple peel and make decorated apple “heads”. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Learn more about the health benefits of apples.…

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Farsley Community Orchard Apple Day

October 29 @ 2:30 am - 5:30 pm
St John’s Church, New Street, Farsley , Leeds, LS28 5DJ

Farsley Community Orchard's second annual Apple Day. Come and celebrate all things apple with juicing, apple crafting and other fun family activities.

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South Molton Apple Fair

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pannier Market, Broad St, South Molton, Devon EX36 3AB United Kingdom

Keeping the core emphasis on apples, orchards and wildlife, this is a very popular, free, family event, with local apples on display and for sale, including many unusual local varieties. Juices and ciders for sale, and tasting. Food stalls, music, children's activities and a produce show which is free to enter. Orchards Live has its own display of apples and can answer queries, while Orchards Live members can sell their fruit and juice. The Orchards Live press and mill will…

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Huntingfield Apple Day

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Hub and Millennium Orchard, Brick Kiln Lane, Huntingfield , Halesworth, IP19 0QH

     The event will include apple and apple juice tasting, apple pressing, apple peeling races, cooking competitions, tombola, tours of the orchard, raffle and refreshments. A representative from the Suffolk Traditional Orchard group will be attending with a display of traditional Suffolk fruits and will also be on hand to identification visitors own but unnamed garden fruits .

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Cider and Juice-making Course

November 4 @ 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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Thornborough and Coombs Woodlands Enterprise Trust Apple Day

November 11 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thornborough and Coombs Woodlands Enterprise Trust, Adstock Road, Buckingham, MK18 2EA United Kingdom

This year looks to be a bumper year for fruit - apples and pears in particular! If you have an abundance of fruit, bring your surplus harvest along to our first T&CWET Apple Day. It will be a fun day for for the local community and a fundraiser for the Thornborough & Coombs Community Woodlands, which will receive 50% of all monies donated. Turn your spare fruit into juice and help our lovely local woodland and its orchard of heritage fruit trees.…

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Transition Worcester apple and pear pressing days 9

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Pump House Environment Centre, Gheluvelt Park, Waterworks Road , Worcester, WR1 3EZ

Bring surplus apples or pears from your trees and get them pressed into juice with our Orchard Worker volunteers. Please bring your own clean bottles or containers. The events are also a good opportunity to find out about managing your trees for fruit and for wildlife.

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Transition Worcester apple and pear pressing days 10

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Countryside Centre, Wildwood Dr, Worcester, WR5 2LG

Bring surplus apples or pears from your trees and get them pressed into juice with our Orchard Worker volunteers. Please bring your own clean bottles or containers. The events are also a good opportunity to find out about managing your trees for fruit and for wildlife.

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Winter Pruning in the Orchard

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Irish Seed Savers, Capparoe, Scariff County Clare Ireland

This workshop gives a detailed and practical introduction to formative, maintenance, restorative and disease pruning through theory, orchard observations and pruning demonstrations. By the end of the day you will have the skills to make informed pruning decisions on a wide range of trees. Booking required.

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Transition Worcester apple and pear pressing days 11

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ellenden Farm Shop, Evesham Rd, Evesham, WR11 8LU

Bring surplus apples or pears from your trees and get them pressed into juice with our Orchard Worker volunteers. Please bring your own clean bottles or containers. The events are also a good opportunity to find out about managing your trees for fruit and for wildlife.

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Creating an Orchard Course

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Irish Seed Savers, Capparoe, Scariff County Clare Ireland

This course will cover choice of site, layout of orchard, choosing rootstocks, soil preparation, drainage, maintenance, health and disease and choosing varieties. Soil health and improvement as well as pruning techniques will also be covered. Whether you are a farmer, a small-holder, or an apple enthusiast, this workshop will provide you with a perfect grounding. Booking required.  Contact Tel: 061-921866

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Restorative Pruning Course

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Petrockstowe, 19 Buttgarden St, Bideford, EX39 2AU 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 would like your trees in better condition, then this course is for you. Some clear classroom instruction following by a demonstration and lots of hands-on practice. Bring lunch; drinks will be provided. With Jane Schofield & Tattwa Gyani Non-Members: £14.00 Members: £12.00 Join Now Click Here Pre-Booking Only (Please do not…

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Porlock Wassail Night

January 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The route for the event is still being finalised but... it will start at 6.00pm (which includes the The Old Apple Press & Visitor Centre Orchard Garden - Dovery Manor Museum Orchard Garden - Sparkhayes Farm Orchard - Porlock Vale Community Orchard) After the outside frivolity, there will be performances by the Mummers Players in a local inn for all to enjoy... details soon. Please wear stout footwear, bring a torch or lantern, saucepan lids wooden spoons, whistles, clackers or…

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Cotehele Apple Pruning Workshops

January 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am - January 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Cotehele House The Orchard, St Dominick, near Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6TA United Kingdom

Join us in the orchard for an introduction to apple tree pruning with Cotehele's gardeners. Part theory, part practical. Tools provided, but wrap up warm. Apple tree pruning workshops are always a popular event. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment. Prices All - £15.00 Booking details Call 01579 351346 press 0 Suitability Sutiable for ages 16+ Assistance dogs are welcome. Meeting point Meet in the education room upstairs from the second hand book shop. What to bring and wear…

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Winter Pruning in the Orchard Workshop

January 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Irish Seed Savers, Capparoe, Scariff County Clare Ireland

This workshop gives a detailed and practical introduction to formative, maintenance, restorative and disease pruning through theory, orchard observations and pruning demonstrations. By the end of the day you will have the skills to make informed pruning decisions on a wide range of trees. To start the morning you are introduced to all the pruning tools needed. Importantly, we then cover some pruning theory to understand fruit trees and, particularly, how they react to pruning a little better. Before lunch…

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