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Update!! - Revised plans for Apple Day due to weather

30 Sep 2017
YES IT'S OUR 4TH APPLE DAY - Sunday 1st October on Ditchling Village Green

We are running a slightly pared down Apple Day.  The weather forecast has improved from yesterday.  Please come along, bring your harvest for juicing (and bottles to carry it away) and enjoy our food, hot and cold drinks and the bar.  Please give generously as we are raising money towards an eco shelter in the Orchard.

Here's the timetable
11am                 Apple Day begins.
                           Hot  and cold drinks and cake, Bar – Harveys, cider
                           and sparkling apple juice (move over prosecco!)
                           Apple Juicing
                           Decorate Ditchling Museum’s Orchard banner
                           Mark your own orchard on our new map
                           Apples on a string and other children’s activities
                           Honey tasting and bees (weather allowing)
12 on                 Hot food A choice of burgers including pulled pork with crackling and apple sauce, vegetarian soup, curry, and  vege sausage burgers with stuffing and apple sauce
1.15pm              welly wanging (weather allowing)
2.45pm              Poems from St Margaret’s School children
3pm                   Ditchling Morris (weather allowing)
                           Taste our orchard apples & sample quince juice
4pm                   Apple Day ends.
Many thanks for support from the White Horse, Ditchling Tea Rooms, the Larder, the Mac Farm, Bartholomew’s Butchers, Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft, Ditchling Morris, Jo and Year 4 St. Margaret’s School children for their poetry, the PTA,  Preschool and the Brownies.  Sarah and Garry for the bar, The Monday Group, Mandy for apples on a string, Jean for the quince juice, Mike for the apple fritters, honey donators,  Tony and his bees (weather permitting), Gordon for poster and orchard map designs and last but not least to all the many people who bring us their cakes, make and serve food, and offer their time  generosity and valuable help.

Tae Chisholm
for the Ditchling Orchard Team
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