The Big Cider & Perry Learning Experience

A Unique Package of Cider & Perry Related Training Courses & Events

Based in the Three Counties Region of the UK

Key Features:

  • Held in mid June and conveniently located between the UK’s two main cider production areas of Herefordshire and the South West of England – A beautiful location, with typically good weather at this time of the year!
  • Run by the internationally renowned Cider & Perry Academy and led by one of the world’s leading authorities in cider & perry production – Peter Mitchell.
  • Centered around the Royal Three Counties Cider Show, which includes the International Cider & Perry Championship. International entries into this competition are FREE!
  • Suitable for new and existing cider & perry producers.
  • The flexible package can be taken as a whole, OR is available as individual items as required.

For information about the whole package, click here to download a pdf leaflet and/or view the table below

2017 DATES  COURSE / EVENT  For further information, click on appropriate link below or email the Event Coordinator

9th June

 

Welcome Session and
Course: Cider & Perry Orcharding (Part 1 of the Cider & Perry Production – Principles & Practice course)

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Book online - see below

Note: Course full - (Waiting list only)

 

10th - 11th June

 

Visits: Weekend to visit local cider & perry producers or other attractions.

Visits can be undertaken on a self-drive basis or as a group tour by minibus on Saturday 10th June. A charge (TBA) will be made for the group tour on 10th June.

  See:
www.thethreecountiesciderandperryassociation.co.uk/members/
www.sweca.org.uk/members
www.exploregloucestershire.co.uk/

For a group tour, contact Jennifer Walker to register your interest: jen@mitchell-fd.co.uk

12th - 15th June

 

Course: Cider & Perry Production - A Foundation (Part 2 of the Cider & Perry Production – Principles & Practice course)

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Note: Course full (Waiting list only)

16th - 18th June

Royal Three Counties Cider Show & Competition. (A key part of the overall Royal Three Counties Show).

FREE tickets subject to conditions below.

For further details about the Cider Show, contact Bron Pihlwret: bronpihlwret@gmail.com 

- and information about the competition, contact Dave Sanders: adeeva@hotmail.com

19th - 20th June

 

Course: Cider & Perry Production – Sensory Analysis & Laboratory Quality Control (Part 1 -  Sensory Analysis)

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21st - 22nd June

 

Course: Cider & Perry Production – Sensory Analysis & Laboratory Quality Control (Part 2 -  Laboratory Analysis)

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23rd June

 

Technical Conference & Cider Industry Open Day: An opportunity to meet selected industry specialists and attend technical seminars. FREE attendance subject to conditions below. 

  Contact Jennifer Walker to register your interest in attending the Technical Conference:
jen@mitchell-fd.co.uk

23rd June (evening)

  Farewell Dinner. Details to be announced. A charge (TBA) will be made for the dinner.   To attend the farewell dinner, contact Jennifer Walker to register your interest: jen@mitchell-fd.co.uk
TO BOOK ONLINE
An invoice will then be issued for subsequent payment by BACS, card or cheque payment:  -  CLICK HERE
(Course places can only be confirmed on receipt of payment)

Costs

  • Courses: See course details for costs. Do note that discounts are available.
  • Weekend Visits: A charge (TBA) will be made for the group tour on 10th June.
  • Show: For those that enter products into the competition and/or attend at least one of the courses, entry tickets to the Three Counties Show will be provided FREE of charge.
  • Technical Conference: FREE for those who attend at least one of the courses.
  • Farewell Dinner: A charge (TBA) will be made for the dinner.
  • Additional Discount: Individuals who enroll ALL of the courses available will be eligible for an additional 5% discount off the total course fees.

 

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Course Accommodation List (Glos.)
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Course Location Map (Glos.) > > >

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