Much Marcle, HR8 2LY (Grid ref SO661332)

11am to 5pm

Entry to the Hellens site is £2.00 (children under 16 free).

A Feast of Apples – displays of apples, cider fruit and perry pears; tastings of dessert and culinary fruit.

Apple identification by Marcher Apple Network (on the day where possible; extra charge if retained for investigation) – please provide at least 3 typical, fairly ripe, examples of each variety.

Apple market selling less usual varieties.

Sales of apple juice, cider and perry and other local produce from a range of local suppliers.

Stallholders include:

Jus – single variety apple juice

Once Upon a Tree – cider, perry and apple juice

Woodredding Cider – cider and perry

Tools for Self Reliance Cymru – traditional hand tools

Walcot Nursery – organic fruit trees

Hartpury Orchard Centre

Out of The Orchard – cider and perry

Herefordshire Beekeepers Association

Special events

Saturday 13th October

11am to 5pm Annual Honey Show Herefordshire Beekeepers’ Association. Haywain Barn

11.30am  Leominster Morris

Sunday 14th October

12 noon Local food and farming in the Second World War – a talk by local author and retired international economist, Jean Ila Currie, based on research for her newly released book ‘Three Centuries of East Herefordshire Farms and Families’. Haywain Barn

3pm Ciderology Internationally renowned cider expert Gabe Cook presents his new book containing “anything and everything you have ever needed to know about cider.”  Gabe will share his passion for all things cider (and perry!) which began right here on his “home turf”.  Haywain Barn

4pm ‘Uke Can’t Be Serious’ will pop up with their ukuleles.

Well-controlled dogs on leads welcome in outdoor areas. Full toilet facilities including adapted toilet.

Well-controlled dogs on leads welcome in outdoor areas.
Full toilet facilities including adapted toilet.

Parking availableThis venue has the largest car park for The Big Apple. If you are able, please park here and walk to other venues where parking is more difficult.