Manchester Art Gallery

Apple Day for Thursday late

Join Red Rose Forest and Helping Britain Blossom for an evening of Apple Day celebrations.

Manchester Art Gallery
Thursday 22 October 2015, 6pm–8pm


There’ll be all sorts to do throughout the evening including talks, tours and tastings.  No need to book, just drop in.

6-8pm – See a traditional apple pressing kit for pressing juice in action and taste delicious organic apples.

7 – 7.45pm – Join an apple in art talk with curator Hannah Williamson.  Meet Hannah at the bottom of the stairs in the gallery atrium on the ground floor.

6 – 7pm – Storyteller Dr Oliver Bishop – AKA Yan Tan Tethera – translates vintage apple folklore into modern adult tales:

• Apples in myth and folklore, concentrating on apples in life and love.
• Storytelling – In search of the Norse ‘Apples of Youth’.
• Using apples to prolong life with a new beauty/health regime.
• Finding love with apples using a new dating service. Practical demonstration of traditional British superstitions and beliefs.

Catch up with Yan Tan Tethera on his Facebook page.


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