National Trust for Jersey - Black Butter Making

National Trust for Jersey - Black Butter Making

19 October 2017 - 21 October 2017, 00:00 - 00:00

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Black Butter Making at The Elms  Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 October
Come along and get involved in the National Trust for Jerseys annual Black Butter making event. It is a real community affair with all ages welcome and it is free!

Thursday 19 October Embrace the community spirit as you participate in the ancient art of making Black Butter, peeling apples from 2 to 5 pm in the wonderful old pressoir at The Elms.

Friday 20 October  Peeling starts again at 10 am until late! The stirring of the apples and other ingredients will commence mid-morning on Friday in the large bachin over a roaring fire in the Bake House and will continue all night until Saturday lunch time. Volunteers are invited to peel, stir or contribute to the community supper which will take place on Friday evening with live

Saturday 21 October Sees Market Day in the courtyard at The Elms from 10 am until 4 pm. Enjoy pumpkin carving, craft activities and a nature trail for children. Browse the market stalls selling fresh produce, home baked cakes, apple juice, cider and sausages as well as art and crafts from local artisans. Participate in the jarring up of the freshly made Black Butter which then goes on sale!

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