Apple pressing

There are lots of apple trees in Grantchester and pressing the fruit is a village activity that happens in October each year. Everyone is welcome and you can get a better idea of what is involved by viewing some of Christine Jennings’ photos of the event in 2009 or by reading Tom Day’s account from 2013. £146 was raised at the Apple Pressing in 2013 for Open Arms School in Zambia. More details about Open Arms can be read in Caroline Burkitt’s account of her Zambia trip. There is a twin event to the apple pressing that involves cider tasting a few months later …

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