Thatchers Open Day this weekend

PUBLISHED: 19:00 11 September 2013

Morris dancing from the Mendip men

Morris dancing from the Mendip men


THATCHERS Cider Company is holding a family open day at their farm this autumn.

There will be guided tours of the orchard and cider mill, as well as a chance to talk to the cider-makers about the different apple varieties and how the cider is created.

Visitors will be able to have a go at pressing their own apples with the Wrington Forgotten Fruit community project.

The tour will finish with a cider-tasting and visit to the Thatchers shop, where a full range of ciders, cheeses and chutneys will be on offer.

There will be face-painting, dancing from the Mendip Morris Men and music from The Fallen Apples and The Somerset Paddies. Refreshments will be available from a barbecue and ice cream van.

The event will take place on September 14 from 11am-3pm on Myrtle Farm in Sandford, and entry will be free.

For more information visit or call 01934 822862.

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