A display of locally grown apples

Apple and Pumpkin Day

Sunday 28 October

Organised with Stroud Valleys Project and Stroud Buzz Club, this special day celebrates our orchards and apple harvests. Try apple pressing, learn more about why bees are so important, take a look at displays of local apples or simply enjoy tea, cake and a walk around the Autumn Walled Garden.

Apple Pressing Drop In Workshops

11am - 12:30pm & 1pm - 3pm | Free, donations welcome

Join Stroud Valleys Project for some autumn apple pressing. Bring along apples and have a go at making your own juice (if you’d like to take some home, please bring some clean, empty bottles.) There will also be other family activities to try.

Meet the Beekeepers

2 - 4pm | Free, donations welcome

Meet Pat and Peter from Stroud Buzz Club and learn more about why bees are so vitally important for our orchards and food harvests. Find out about what you can make from beeswax and honey too, such as candles, honey creams and beauty balms, and taste some delicious local honey. All welcome.

Carved Pumpkin Competition

Judging at 5pm

Have a go at creating your own spectacular carved pumpkin then drop it off at the Museum by 4.30pm (gates open at 11am). Judging begins at 5pm. Join us at 5.30pm to see the pumpkin lanterns all lit up in the courtyard and to hear the results announced. Free to enter, prizes for best carved home-grown pumpkin, best primary entrant and best family entrants.

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