Adstocktoberfest 2023

September 10, 2023
Thank you so much to all that attended and contributed to the most successful Adstocktoberfest yet, raising nearly £4500 for Afghanaid, which is much needed after the recent earthquake in Herat province. Thank you to all those that organised games, made juice, whittled, judged booze, brought their art, more

Liqueur Competition – Adstocktoberfest 2021

March 15, 2021
The Adstockistan still is busy making 40% Eau deVie out of some of the cider that was pressed last year as well as some wine made at Bywater that didn’t hit the mark. For the ridiculous price of £5 you can buy 750ml of this in order that more

Cider Making 2020

December 6, 2020
It was a real disappointment to have to cancel Adstocktoberfest this year, but we managed to successfully provide a juicing and cider making service for those that wanted it and with the introduction of the new scratter, the process was about 5 times quicker than it was last more

Adstocktoberfest 2020 – Saturday 3rd October – CANCELLED

September 5, 2020
      Due to restrictions this years Adstocktoberfest had to be reduced to only the apple pressing element and thank you so much to Nick Kelly and Richard Inman for doing all the scratting and pressing.  A few did turn up to take advantage of the service, more

Adstockistan 2019

August 31, 2019
This year’s Adstocktoberfest, made a fantastic £3000 for Afghanaid, despite the fact that it was probably our soggiest event so far. Thank you so much to those who came along with apples for cider making and juicing and to all the helpers under the supervision of Nick Kelly more

Adstocktoberfest 2018

August 19, 2018
Adstocktoberfest grows and grows and is measurable by the amount raised – this year £2535 for Afghanaid, £700 up on last year! Thank you so much to all who came and supported and a huge thanks to all who helped with all food, games, drinks, shooting, stalls, shops, more

Adstocktoberfest 2017

August 23, 2017
The 2017 Adstocktoberfest was a roaring success, raising £1720 for Afghanaid’s vital projects for the poorest families in the remotest parts of Afghanistan. The day started at 1000 with a steady flow of apples coming in from the neighbourhood for Nick Kelly and his team to transform into more

Adstocktoberfest 2016

July 24, 2016
Adstockistan’s first Adstocktoberfest held on 8th October was a roaring success and thanks goes to all that turned up to participate, have their concoctions judged and to give so generously to Afghanaid – the total raised was a huge £1,074! The day started after lunch with the cider more

Cider Making

September 27, 2015
Adstockistan’s inaugural cider making session took place on 27th September 2015.  Due to the fact that the orchard trees are merely maidens, participants brought fruit from their own trees or scrumped from neighbours. Our instructor for the day was Laurence Conisbee, from the award winning Virtual Orchard Cidery more