On Friday December 1st Mike and Paul took 50 litres of mulled cider to the Nailsea Christmas Fair. The night was cold and dry – just like a Christmas Fair should be. Between 5pm and 8pm they worked almost non-stop, and by the end of it had almost completely sold out, raising £300 for Children’s Hospice South West. We’re very proud to support the Hospice, and were pleased that at the Christmas Fair, 100% of the income from sales of Mulled Cider was donated.
Nailsea Transition Town and Nailsea Cider once again teamed up together to bring Nailsea Apple Day 2015 to the good folk of Nailsea. Between 1pm and 4pm (well, 5pm really) we pressed apples from all comers, and also some that had been collected by the Transition Group. People brought along their own apples, we pressed them, and they took away the juice (or some of it). There was also Coffee and Apple Cakes available and some Live music provided by Dave Francis.
We had made cider from last year’s pressing which was available to buy by the glass, and could also be bought in 3l Bag in Boxes just along the road at our friends at the Ring o’ Bells.
We’re very excited that several varieties of old cider apples were picked up from Charlton Farm, where the Childrens’ Hospice are.
A good day, and all in all we pressed over 200ltrs of juice.