Category Archives: Cider country

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Art: Mad as a box of apples

The Land We Live In – The Land We Left Behind. Hauser & Wirth, Bruton, Somerset until 7 May Dressed as an apple tree and sitting in an apple store, artist Marcus Coates answers apple-related questions at the Hauser & Wirth … Continue reading

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Guide to Wassailing

Wassailing is an ancient winter custom in Britain, designed to ensure a good apple harvest in the following autumn. It takes place in orchards, with wassailers usually proceeding from one to another, and revolves around a noisy medieval drinking ritual … Continue reading

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