The Big Apple Association – Blossomtime 2013

For an afternoon, a day or a full weekend – the Big Apple is a special opportunity to enjoy the spring countryside in the Herefordshire parishes on the Marcle Ridge. The local orchards are famous for their cider fruit and excellent eating apples.

This is the twenty-fourth year that the  award winning parish communities have put together a collection of small rural events to enable you to share  in their tradition of apple growing and cider making.


The Main Event – Putley Village Hall, HR8 2QN

Sun 5th May and Mon 6th May

Cider TastingCider, perry and apple juice tasting

Each Blossomtime The Big Apple runs a competition for the craft cider and perry makers of the region (and beyond) to compete for the title of Cider Maker of the Year and Perry Maker of the Year. Over 60 cider and perry makers have entered this year’s competition.

On the Sunday and Monday the public will be able to taste the entries and judge for themselves.

Some of the winning entries may be available for purchase – see below.