Events

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 you...read 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 year....read 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, but...read more

Forces Fitness Farm Isolation Challenge

May 6, 2020
Every year, Forces Fitness Farm, run by Michael Heason try to challenge themselves in a one off event to top up the money raised at the weekly fitness sessions in the orchard.  This year, for obvious reasons, this has to be done in isolation and will run continuously through...read more

Wassail 2020

January 19, 2020
Again, the weather could have been much more of an issue, but the gusty squalls that were forecasted stayed away long enough for the Owlswick Morris dancers to give us all a fantastic display on the lane outside the orchard, before we all marched in, where pagan Rev. Ros...read 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 who...read more

Aedda’s Feast 2019

June 27, 2019
With games for all ages and a film in the dark hour for the children, Aedda’s feast was well attended despite lots of other things going on locally. The addition of various pub games like a coconut shy, Aunt Sally and deck quoits gave the feast and extra element,...read more

Campfire Songs

April 2, 2019
On 27 April 2019, the Adstock Singers hosted their first soiree al fresco in the orchard. Due to the 40 Kn winds in the early part of the evening, the majority of the talent was shown off in one of Adstockistan’s new shelters. There were some excellent turns from...read more

Remembrance Sunday 2018

November 12, 2018
After the traditional Remembrance Day Church service, many villagers walked up to Adstockistan to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that brought an end to the slaughter of World War 1. The orchard’s fire bowl was used as a beacon and a simple BBQ meal was served. Thank...read 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, setting...read more