A Micropub is a very small, one room public house. The concept is attributed to publican Martyn Hillier and his pub, The Butchers Arms, in Herne, Kent, England. Each pub offers their own unique twist but they all stay true to the winning micropub formula: … a small freehouse which listens to its customers, mainly […]
Posted on 21 Dec 2014 by Jim C.
In the New year, there are some new training courses up for grabs, run by Brighton Permaculture Trust. Loads of information and hands on experience if you are looking for practical management of orchards. Course 1: Orchard design, planting & pruning The 6-week course runs from 9.30am to 2.00pm, every Wednesday from 14 Jan – 18 Feb […]
London’s Borough Market has opened a spoof version of the Apple Store, displaying 1,000 varieties of real apples to celebrate the annual harvest and its 1,000th anniversary.
Every cider producer starts somewhere, and if you have surplus apples in your garden and fancy trying your hand at making some real cider, you’ve already made your first step. Though the prospect might seem complex and daunting, despite your enthusiasm, but you don’t need lots of expensive equipment or even a huge amount of […]
Today sees the start of the English apple season with the most popular varieties starting to appear in shops across the country. Autumn is ushered in with the apple harvest and this year’s crop is ‘outstanding’ thanks to the early spring and excellent summer weather. This year’s crop is available 3 to 4 weeks ahead […]
In honour of Apple Day this year, Bristol Cider Shop will once again be reviving the ancient tradition of apple rolling! Saturday 18th October 2014, from 2pm. As always, the event is held on Christmas Steps, which is one of the oldest parts of Bristol, and is where many people believe that cider was invented. […]
Do you have an apple tree but can’t use all your apples? Please consider sharing your surplus apples and pears with other members of the Real Cider community.
To celebrate our 400th member on our Facebook page, and also now over 5000 followers on Twitter we are running a competition to win a Wood Watch from Jord. Simply enter your details in our form on Facebook, there is no question. Simple. Enter the competition here >> Just received a wood watch from @woodwatches_com […]