The Orchard Centre Saturday 16th September 12-5pm. Hopefully over 80 varieties. Ploughmans. Teas. Tap bar open 12-7pm Admission free but lots of donation buckets!
Meet at Orchard Centre at 5am. The annual Dawn Chorus walk will be led this year by Mervyn Greening, the chairman of Gloucestershire Naturalists’ Society – a ‘self-confessed wildlife nut with a particular passion for orchids and birds.’ Wellies or strong boots essential! A gentle walk round the orchard listening to the dawn chorus. Meet … Read more
Blossom Day – in good old British weather!!! OK to start, then thunder, rain, and even hail!! But the pear blossom looked – would have been even better with sun on it!!
Great news – the Tap Bar will be open from 12noon to 7pm on Sunday – the Orchard Blossom event – see below!
ORCHARD BLOSSOM DAY! HARTPURY ORCHARD CENTRE SUNDAY 23rd APRIL Tap Bar open from 12 noon Afternoon teas with homemade cakes 2.30-4.30pm One of many events nationwide to celebrate the spring – lets hope for sunshine – and for the blossom to be out!! Come and wander round the orchard to see the blossom, the lambs, … Read more
WASSAIL! A TRADITIONAL WINTER FESTIVAL HARTPURY ORCHARD CENTRE in BLACKWELL’S END, GL19 3DB Friday 3rd February 7pm HOT FOOD BAR: cider & perry Wrap up warm, bring a torch, and come and enjoy a traditional evening with the old customs – toasting the orchard, pouring cider on the tree roots etc – with food and … Read more
A good crowd came and enjoyed our first Christmas Market at the Orchard Centre! Warm enough to sit around outside! Watched over by the Gloucester Cattle in the Orchard! Thanks to all who supported the event. Plans are already in hand for a bigger and better in 2023!!
CHRISTMAS MARKET The Orchard Centre, Blackwell’s End Sunday 27th November 11am – 3pm Stalls: homemade soup, cakes, perry and cider wreaths to order or buy, Christmas arrangements and candles, decorations, willow gifts lots of stocking fillers, gifts …… and more Hot soup and mulled cider Tap bar open from … Read more
These events will still go ahead, despite the sad news of the Queen’s death. There is a book of remembrance in the Church which you may like to sign during your visit. Open day at National Perry Pear Centre and Perry Pear Orchard Saturday 17th September: 12-7pm Display of perry pears, hopefully about 100 varieties … Read more