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As well as Apple Days every Autumn, blossom events are a very special and seasonal way to celebrate orchards, apples and the coming Summer.

We’ve listed the top three blossom events on Real Cider for your friends and family to visit:

1) Big Apple Blossom Time, Saturday 1st – Sunday 2nd May 2010

Each May The Big Apple runs a competition for the craft cider and perry makers of the region (and beyond) to compete for the title of Cider Maker of the Year and Perry Maker of the Year. On the Sunday and Monday the public will be able to taste the entries and judge for themselves. www.bigapple.org.uk/blossomtime

2) Orchard Pig at West Bradley Orchards near Glastonbury, Sunday, 1 May 2011

For a fourth consecutive year Orchard Pig, makers of speciality apple juices and ciders, will welcome visitors for a day of exploration and fun at the 50 acres that make up West Bradley Orchards, owned by Edward and Sally Clifton-Brown.

Pigs, cider and apple blossom – another treat on the Royal Wedding weekend!

West Bradley Orchards, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8LT – Open 10.30 – 5.00

Enquiries to Orchard Pig 01458 851222 www.orchardpig.co.uk

3) Farming and the Landscape Exhibition on 7 and 8 May 2011 at Neroche Hall

Orchards will feature in this event which is open to the public 10am to 5pm and light refreshments will be available  FREE daily.

The exhibition will have the theme of  farming today – from a County-wide perspective and, more locally, in the shadow of the Blackdowns, farming in living memory and farming in Victorian times.

Full directions to be venue are available on the Neroche Hall website www.nerochehall.org.uk Neroche Hall, Bickenhall, TA3 6TY

Happy blossom time!

Don’t forget to let us know if you have any other events you would like us to mention by leaving your comments below.

Also if you go to any blossom events please add your photos to our Real Cider Gallery

As well as Apple Days every Autumn, blossom events are a very special and seasonal way to celebrate orchards, apples and the coming Summer.

We’ve listed the top three blossom events on Real Cider for your friends and family to visit:

1) Big Apple Blossom Time, Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd May 2010

Each May The Big Apple runs a competition for the craft cider and perry makers of the region (and beyond) to compete for the title of Cider Maker of the Year and Perry Maker of the Year. On the Sunday and Monday the public will be able to taste the entries and judge for themselves. www.bigapple.org.uk/blossomtime Twitter: @onceuponatree

Location: HR8 2QN – Google Maps link

2) Apple Blossom Day, Sunday 2th May 2010

There will be a tractor rides for everybody (Dads always want to go round twice!), a cider and apple juice bar, pig roast for the hungry, followed by cream teas for the greedy, and a Treasure Trail for all the family. More http://appleblossomday.blogspot.com Twitter: @Orchardpig

Location: BA6 8LT – Google Maps link

3) ‘Blessing Blossom’, Sunday 25th April 2010

Slow Food Ludlow and Janet & Martin Harris of Butford Organics, Butford Farm, Bodenham are pleased to announce the perfect day to say goodbye to the winter cold and snow.

slowfoodJanet & Martin and the Ludlow Slow Food group are hosting a great day out for the family on Sunday 25 April at Butford Farm, Bodenham. There will be a barbecue with their own organic pork sausages plus cider, perry or apple juice from the Farm and other treats for an informal Sunday lunch, dancing from Leominster Morris and the opening of the Farm’s new Woodland and Farm Walk.

The event starts at noon with food from about 12.30. For Slow Food members tickets are £7.00/adult and £3.00/child (12 and under) with family tickets (2 adults and 2 children) at £18.00. Tickets for non Slow Food members are £7.50, £3.50 and £20.00 respectively. Contact [email protected] or Janet and Martin on 01568 797195 for tickets or more details.

Location: HR1 3LG – Google Maps link

Happy blossom day!

Don’t forget to let us know if you have any other events you would like us to mention.

Also if you go to any blossom events please add your photos to our Real Cider Gallery.