Orcharding and Related Courses
Courses run by MAN
One day in Summer MAN are intending to run a Summer Pruning course for July/August 2018. Details will be posted on the Website.
Gloucestershire Orchard Group
GOG are holding pruning, budding and grafting training events throughout the year.
Peter Mitchell, formerly of Core Food and Drink, gives courses on cider making. Full course details are available on his website.
The Pershore Group of Colleges
Pershore College, now part of Warwickshire College, advertise a number of courses. These include Amateur Fruit Juice and Cider Making, Commercial Apple Juice Production, Commercial Cider Production, Fruit Tree Pruning and Traditional Orchard Management. Tel 01386 551143/ 551224.
The Royal Horticultural Society runs events at Pershore College. Some of these events are relevant to orcharding such as the workshop Fruit Tree Pruning in November 2012. Note that these courses are open to non-members of the RHS (although the fees are then higher). For more information contact Pershore College, RHS Regional Centre, Avonbank, Pershore, Worcestershire WR10 3JP. Tel 01386 554609/ 552443.