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Apple Day

Apple Day (UK)

Apple Day. George Chernilevsky / wikimedia / 2011 / Public Domain

21 October

Apple Day is celebrated every October in England.

Events are held at orchards and garden nurseries around the country, from apple bobbing to apple peeling contests.

The day was started in 1990 by an organization called "Common Ground."

Apple Day display

Apple Day display at Blackmoor Fruit Nurseries, Hampshire, England, 2008. Mishapen apple in the centre is the knobby russet. Hugh Chevallier / geograph.org.uk / 2008 / CC BY-SA 2.0

Apple Day Singing

Singing apple songs at Chepstow Apple Day celebrations, October 2014. Andy Dingley / wikimedia / 2014 / CC BY-SA 3.0

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Oulton, Randal. "Apple Day." CooksInfo.com. Published 08 March 2004; revised 31 May 2009. Web. Accessed 03/19/2018. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/apple-day>.

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