Blossomtime 2024 Programme now published – see Blossomtime pages.

Blossomtime – A Spring Celebration

A special springtime opportunity to enjoy the lovely countryside and orchards of the Marcle Ridge in Herefordshire, where local orchards are famous both for their cider fruit and their dessert and culinary fruit.
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Cider and Perry Trials

Cider and Perry Trials
This is an annual peer-judged event with all the judging carried out by the entrants themselves in a series of blind tastings. There are categories for draught and bottled ciders and perries.
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Explore Big Apple Country

Walking around Putley
You can explore our beautiful countryside at any time of the year, not just at Big Apple events. Walk or cycle to make the most of this part of Herefordshire.
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Work with us as a volunteer

Big Apple volunteers
The Big Apple is run entirely by volunteers and we are always looking for people to help – not just at our two main events, Blossomtime and Harvestime, but also throughout the year in preparation.
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About us

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The Big Apple Association Limited is a Community Benefit Society owned and controlled by its Members on a fair and equitable basis.  Membership is open to anyone aged 16 or over and who supports the objects of the Society.
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