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2017 EVENTS

AUGUST 2017

Plum Day

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13 August 2017

Enjoy a display of plums in all colours & sizes, take a tractor trailer ride around the orchards and talk to the guides who will tell you all you need to know about the fruit in season.

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Half Term Beastie Day

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8 August 2017

Hunt for and collect bugs in the orchards, meet the Bug Roadshow’s impressive collection of Mega Bugs and get creative and build your very own bug to take home with you!

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Artisan Cider Festival

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26 & 27 August 2017

Local Artisan Ciders and Live Music all weekend! Entertainment for the whole family with a little festival goers area, talks, demos and local shopping!

Earlybird Discount Tickets

SEPTEMBER 2017

Pear Day

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17 September 2017

Celebrate over 500 varieties of Pears at Brogdale this Autumn, take a tractor trailer ride around the orchards and meet the experts who will tell you all you need to know!

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OCTOBER 2017

Apple Festival

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14 & 15 October 2017

2016 saw a record breaking Display of One Thousand Apple Varieties!
In October 2017 visit Brogdale for a breathtaking display of apple varieties, find your favourites with ‘try before you buy’ of a huge range of apple varieties, fill a bag to take home!

Apples galore during this weekend celebrating over 2200 different varieties! Discover something new and tasty with ‘try before you buy’ rare and heritage apple varieties, fill a bag with your favourites to take home! Guided tours of the orchards, horticultural talks, apple pressing demonstrations and a programme of cooking demonstrations are available all weekend. Enjoy local food, browse and buy the craft and produce on offer and meet the experts to have your apples identified.

Earlybird Discount Tickets

Half Term Beastie Day

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23 October 2017

Hunt for and collect bugs in the orchards, meet the Bug Roadshow’s impressive collection of Mega Bugs and get creative and build your very own bug to take home with you!

Beastie Day PageBook Your Tickets

DECEMBER 2017

Christmas at Brogdale

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3 December 2017

Shop, eat and sing at Brogdale this Christmas. Enjoy a mince pie and a festive tipple whilst shopping for locally made gifts for all from the local produce market.

EVENTS 2018

Easter at Brogdale

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Easter Weekend 2018

Hop into the Easter fun at Brogdale. Meet the baby animals, live hatching chicks and hunt for giant eggs in the orchards. Get your face painted and create some fantastic Easter crafts plus much much more! You might even spot the Easter bunny hopping about, fun for all the family.

Hanami Festival

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April 2018

Hanami is the Japanese festival dedicated to cherry blossom (sakura) and is celebrated across Japan every year. Brogdale is one of the only places in the UK to celebrate Hanami and with the largest collection of fruit trees in the world, we really do have a sight to see!

Enjoy the Japanese exhibition, Japanese performances & entertainment and Japanese food plus great kids activities.

Celebrate in Japanese style by enjoying a tour of our beautiful orchards before relaxing with a picnic under the most beautiful trees in the orchards!

(Picnic not included)

Hanami Picnics

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From 1 – 30 April 2018

Hanami is the Japanese festival dedicated to cherry blossom (sakura) and is celebrated across Japan every year. Brogdale is one of the only places in the UK to celebrate Hanami and with the largest collection of fruit trees in the world, we really do have a sight to see!

Celebrate in Japanese style by enjoying our Hanami exhibition and a tour of our beautiful orchards before relaxing with a picnic under the most beautiful trees in the orchards!

(Picnic not included)

Strawberry Fair

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June 2018

Celebrate some of the first fruits of the season at Brogdale with entertainment, music, local producers and some delicious local strawberries!

Cherry Fair

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July 2018

There are over 400 varieties of Cherry in the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale. The Cherry Fair is packed with cherry entertainment including a cherry pip spit, live music, local producers and a display of cherries like you have never seen!