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Scrumptious day of apple fun at Gressenhall


Apple Day will be simply scrumptious at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse on Sunday, from 10am to 5pm.

Come and celebrate the best of autumn with all things appley.

The site will be filled with music, from ‘Klezmerized’ playing lively klezmer music from Eastern Europe, plus performances from the dancers of Golden Star Morris.

Watch chainsaw carver Shaun Gilbert shaping some of his beautiful sculptures.

Discover the tale of the ‘Grayte Wyrm of Gressenhall’, a dragon that just loves to eat apples, with special performances from the ‘Fools Puppet Theatre Companie’.

Get crafty in Art Attack and make apple decorations. Join the grand parade at 3.15pm and sample 30 varieties of apples discovered, raised or developed in Norfolk.

Watch the steam thresher separating the cereal grains from the stalks on Gressenhall Farm and see Suffolk Punch horses at work.

See local artists and craftspeople demonstrating and selling their wares, including crochet crafts, pottery, willow baskets, paintings and original prints.

Watch the blacksmith from Westfield Forge and see green workers demonstrations their skills and pole lathe turning.

All in all, the day promises lots of fun and autumnal celebrations for all the family.

For more information, please see www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk/gressenhall

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