The 5th Ledbury Big Breakfast is coming – 27th, 28th, and 29th January 2017

Breakfast Strata at the Market House Cafe

Market House Cafe 2016

Join us to celebrate this now traditional and popular event in the Ledbury calendar over the last weekend of January 2017.

Food shops, butchers, cafes, and hotels in and around Ledbury will be offering all kinds of food to celebrate that most important of meals – breakfast, and what we at the Ledbury Food Group consider important – good locally produced food and drink. Continue reading

Big Apple Harvestime celebrations 8th and 9th October 2016 in and around Much Marcle

BigAppleLogoThis year’s celebration of English apples, orchards and cider will be based on eight venues in and around Much Marcle.  For an afternoon, a day or a full weekend – the Big Apple is a special opportunity to enjoy the autumn countryside on the Marcle Ridge.  Laurie Lee first described cider as ‘Golden Fire’ and cidermaking will be in full swing for our local producers, each with their own style, scale and method of production. There will be plenty of opportunities to see cider fruit and perry pears being grown, milled and pressed in different orchard settings, at Woodredding, Avenue Cottage, Westons, Gregg’s Pit and even a travelling horse-drawn press which will be making a visit to Awnells Farm.  Continue reading

Cider News

A new future for Ledbury’s Cider Shop, Rural Media’s “Golden Fire” film and app, plus Big Apple Harvestime.

New future for Ledbury’s Cider Shop

threecountiescidershopLedbury’s Three Counties Cider Shop is now being run by the Cider Core, a partnership of four local cider producers – Wilce’s, Gregg’s Pit, Once Upon a Tree and Oliver’s.

The team are organising regular monthly cider tastings featuring the products of the partners between 11am and 2pm on the first Saturday of every month as follows: Continue reading