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Apple Day: 4 October

The date is set. This year’s apple day will be Sunday 4th October. As usual we’ve had to fit it in around a flurry of work travel, birthdays, other apples days and, this year, with added Rugby World Cup. But we’re … Continue reading

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Turning apple juice into cider

Hard to believe that another year has passed and we’re starting to think about Cambridge Apple Day 2015. We’ll announce the date and other details in the next week or so, but for now, I thought it was about time … Continue reading

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All set for Apple Day tomorrow

We’re all set for Apple Day tomorrow.  It’s been a huge effort today, but we’re in good shape.  The new fruit mill is here, the press has been reconstructed and most important of all, we’ve scrumped a tonne of apples. … Continue reading

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You’re awesome – Ed is saved.

We did it!  Thanks to our fantastic group of supporters, we have raised the £795 we need to buy a spanking new Vigo fruit mill.  You are awesome! If you haven’t pledged yet, you still can.  If we exceed the … Continue reading

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T-4 until Apple Day

Four more days until Apple Day! The weather forecast is cloudy but dry which suits us just fine. The apple tump is also starting to look at bit more respectable. The whole garden smells of apples. but that’s only a … Continue reading

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Bring us your apples

Today we officially opened the tump and Dylan and Bethan had the honour of putting in the first apple of the year. For the uninitiated, the tump is what we use to store the apples that are collected in the … Continue reading

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Help make Cambridge Apple Day bigger (and safer)

A fruit mill or scratter is an essential bit of kit for any Apple Day.  It’s the thing that turns your apples into a mash that you then put into your press to get the juice out. Friends of Cambridge … Continue reading

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The return of Cambridge Apple Day 2014

After a hiatus last year, I’m delighted to confirm the return of the Cambridge Apple Day for 2014.  Just like Glastonbury, we’re returning better than ever. We’ve set the date – Sunday 5 October. Usual venue. Put the date in … Continue reading

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Some photos from 2012 Apple Day

Here’s a few photos from the 2012 Cambridge Apple Day.  It was another great day.  Stunning weather, loads of happy volunteers, delicious cider and a great hog roast. Not as many apples as previous years, but enough to make it … Continue reading

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Apple Day tomorrow

Just look at that pile of apples!  It’s been a brilliant effort by all of our volunteers over the past few days and, in spite of the terrible apple harvest, we’ve got a great haul already and we know that … Continue reading

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