Archive for 'Events'
Posted on October 8, 2012 by Jim C.
Despite the apple crop being down from last year, Harts Barn Cookery School will still be going Apple Crazy this October with a day dedicated to the local apple and of course, cider! 27/10/2012 Saturday – 10am to 4pm. £60 per person, at Harts Barn Cookery School with James McCrindle of McCrindles Cider Hoping to create [...]
Posted on September 4, 2012 by Jim C.
This autumnal event at Killerton Estate near Exeter, this year the National Trust are running a weekend long event to celebrate apple day over the 20th and 21st of October. The event runs from 11am – 4pm both days and is free to National Trust members, otherwise Adult £2, Child £1 and Family £5. Please [...]
Posted on March 7, 2012 by Jim C.
The Westbury Festival is now in its second year. If you are looking for a new, fun and memorable music and cider weekend this summer then look no further than the Westbury Festival in Gloucestershire. After the great success of last year and to keep things fresh they have decided to extend the Festival to 2 [...]
Posted on February 27, 2012 by Jim C.
It’s busy all year with the cider maker – for a chance to get out and mingle with other like minded cider makers, and drinkers you’d be hard pushed to find a better line up of events than these. Don’t forget to check out our full events listings. International Cider Challenge – judging – 9 [...]
Posted on January 3, 2012 by Jim C.
January is of course the traditional time to go wassailing. Here are some very special events that we recommend in Somerset. Know of other events? Leave the details of the event in the comments below. Walters Farm, Tintinhull Wassail – 7 January 2012 at 7pm Wassail ceremony for the orchard’s old apple trees followed by music, [...]
Posted on August 8, 2011 by Jim C.
As you’d expect this review only includes thoughts and information about cider and perry at this years event. Introduction Demand for real cider and perry continues to increase with new cider makers starting up throughout the UK every year – this was evident at GBBF last week with a fantastic selection of traditional west country [...]
Posted on July 5, 2011 by Jim C.
A brand new festival is being held at Brogdale this year; the Great British Cider, Beer and Food Festival will take place on 24 and 25 September and producers will showcase food and drink from around Kent and the UK. Brogdale Collections is a charity with the principle aim of creating awareness and interest in [...]
Posted on May 1, 2011 by Jim C.
It’s always a pleasure driving up from South Wales to The Big Apple (Putley Cider Trials) because of the many orchards in full bloom on the way. This year was nodisappointment as the blossom was stunning. On arrival we saw the usual faces andhad a quick chat before booking our entries in. While doing that [...]