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FREE Orchard Tours
It’s what we are all about after all! So make sure you take time to have a peek at our beautiful orchards, see where the apples start their life and find out all about the history of our impressive collection!

Included in your ticket price!
Self-guided walks are not available during the Festivals.
FREE Talks & Demos
A full program of horticultural and gardening talks across the weekend will focus on fruit, fruit tree care, grafting and more.

Demonstrations
Apple Pressing with Tiddly Pomme
In Tiddly Pomme Barn 
11:00, 13:00 & 15:00 Both days

Micro Brewing with Mad Cat Brewery
In the Mad Cat Brewery
12:00 & 14:00 Both Days

Sausage Making with the Butchers of Brogdale
In the Packhouse
11:00, 13:00 & 15:00 Both Days


Talk Times
Saturday
10:30 - Beekeeping & Simple Life Ltd Wildlife
Canterbury Beekeepers & Simple Wildlife

11:30 - Seasonal Propagation
Kevin Tooher RHS Courses

12:30 - Choosing Your Apple Tree & Grafting
Grow, the Plant Centre at Brogdale

13:30 - What Makes a Great Tasting Apple?
Tim Biddlecombe, Fruit Advisory Services Team

14:30 - The Apple Orchard
Pete Brown, Author of A is for…

15:30 - History of Apple trees 
Mike Austen, Brogdale Collections Guide

16:00 - Beekeeping & Simple Wildlife
Canterbury Beekeepers & Simple Wildlife

Sunday
10:30 - Beekeeping & Simple Life Ltd Wildlife
Canterbury Beekeepers & Simple Wildlife

11:30 - Seasonal Propagation
Kevien Tooher RHS Courses

12:30 - Choosing Your Apple Tree & Grafting
Grow, the Plant Centre at Brogdale

13:30 - Beekeeping & Simple Life Ltd Wildlife
Canterbury Beekeepers & Simple Wildlife

14:30 - The National Fruit Collection
Dr Matthew Ordidge, University of Reading

15:30 - History of Apple trees 
Mike Austen, Brogdale Collections Guide