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Demonstration Days

Porlock Apple Press
Annual Demonstration Pressing Day

*** Cancelled ***
Saturday 21st October 2023
(and probably some extra days before & after)
*** Cancelled ***
Sadly, we have decided to cancel the planned demonstrations
this year. There has been a most unwelcome recent
development, a moving of goal posts so to speak.
While we overcome this issue, our hard work will
continue however. We will update the website with
our future plans in due course.

Observing the pressing 2018

Porlock Apple Press Demonstration Pressing Day
An opportunity to see our old press in action - and it's free!

The Old School Centre Orchard Garden,  10.00am to 3.30pm (ish!)

Porlock Apple Press Group members will be present using our old press and ancillary equipment and you are free to observe.

A look back to the old craft of apple juice production... centred around our early 1800's 'Somerset Pattern' apple press,  pressing many tons of apples into fresh juice for you to taste and is free for you to take away (with an invitation to make a donation... please).

Add to this some hearty singing of some cider songs (you are invited to join as well!), vintage engines and machinery in action... means the traditional method of pressing apple juice is preserved for the benefit of future generations. The best bit..... IT'S FREE!

On-site loo - Parking is only 150yds away.

Porlock Apple Press Group are a not-for-profit entity, trying our best to preserve the apple growing & cider making history of this part of Exmoor, and the proceeds from this event all go towards that aim.
Porlock Apple Press Group
Health & Safety Policy Statement
Porlock Apple Press Group
Demonstration Pressings - Risk Assessment
(A living document subject to continuous review)
Overhead view of site and car park location
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