The line-up for Apple Affair has been finalised, the apples
from the orchards have all been gathered in, the chefs have done
their prep and the band is ready to entertain...
The Keston Cobblers
will be performing LIVE. "Every song is an absolute killer…They're
terrific." (Dermot O'Leary, BBC Radio 2).
Novelli will be cooking the famous Ze Novelli
Academy Tarte Tatin and a Caramel Basket Late-summer Berry
Giles Thompson, chef patron of The Earl of March
in Lavant, will be cooking three courses with an apple theme
including West Dean partridge, Loin of Funtington
pork and Apple Charlotte with lavender honey
Juice & Strain - cider making made simple.
Dr Nevin Stewart will be sharing his effective yet economic way of
producing apple juice, cider or apple wine at home, using his
Rushworth - Queen of Spades from ITV's
Love Your Garden will be demonstrating how to make speedy
soups from your allotment produce.
Laura Uphill - Medical Herbalist. Laura will
be talking about hedgerow foods and the important health benefits
of eating local, seasonal foods.
Bring your own apples along for identification by the experts.
Shop 30 artisan stalls offering seasonal produce and products. A
Vintage Tea Room, Real Ales and cider and orchard and gardens
Children can enjoy a bouncy castle, games, harvest activities
and a coconut shy!
Book tickets by 26 September to get a 20% early bird discount.
Adult £12.50 (Early Bird £10.00) Children £1.00. Apple Affair 1 and
2 October 10am to 5pm (last entry 4pm).
West Dean Apple Affair is held during the British Food
Fortnight (17 September - 2 October).