We carry out additional pressings using the old press in the days/weeks around festival day too*. You are welcome to come and observe the whole process to make juice from the apples & learn about it's historical importance to rural life of yesteryear.
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A FREE event with something for all the family.
Porlock Visitor Centre Orchard Garden
10.00am to 4.30pm ('ish!)
* Notice boards will be displayed outside the Visitor Centre when pressings are to take place.
If travelling from a distance, please telephone Grant on 07779-331967 to get an update first.
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)
As well as the outside frivolity, there will be a performance by the Mummers Players somewhere for all to enjoy... details soon.
Please wear stout footwear, bring a torch or lantern, saucepan lids wooden spoons, whistles, clackers or anything to make a really loud noise!
This is a FREE EVENT for all ages.
(Please be aware that there may be loud reports from shotguns as part of the Wassail Ceremonies in the Orchards - a bit like fireworks)