13th-14th October – New Forest Cider Steam Pressing Weekend 2012 (Burley, Hampshire) Preview

Address: New Forest Cider, Pound Lane, Burley, Hampshire, BH24 4ED (Website)

Entry Price/Session times:

Sat 13th October: 11am-4:30pm (£2)
Sun 14th October: 11am-4:30pm (£2)

Concessions: Children under 14 have free entry

Tickets: Available on the door

Information: Our annual open weekend in Burley is a chance to see cider making as it was done in days gone by. Using a ‘Workman’ steam driven press and an antique rachet twin hand screw press filtered through straw we shall be demonstrating the art of cider making the old fashioned way with a variety of vintage presses, ranging from a ‘workman’ steam driven mobile press to the simplicity of a hand operated twin screw press using straw as a filter, then sample the finished product in our farm shop.

There will also be traditional country craft demonstrations including:

Hurdle making and wood turning
A blacksmith and wheelwright
Steam engine and tractor displays
Swing boats and coconut shy

Also: traditional fairground attractions, museum pieces, Foden Steam Lorry, table top steam engines, cider through the ages and apple displays.

If you would like any further information on this event please call us on 01425 403 589 or email us here…


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