There are so many annual highlights at Hamptonne to celebrate and now we’re ready to add another to the Jersey Heritage calendar with Tree Dressing Day. Join Jersey Heritage in the orchard at Hamptonne for an early evening, winter warmer of an event to celebrate our leafy friends, whose presence alone is enough to reduce stress and improve our sense of wellbeing.
The orchard at Hamptonne is rather special; it is made up of 23 apple trees that are all local cider varieties. At the January Wassail, our visitors help to bless the trees in the hope of an abundant harvest later in the year. They stroll and play under the canopy of blossom provided by them in the spring, picnic under their shade in the heat of the summer and help to pick the apples in the autumn, ready for cider making at La Faîs’sie d’Cidre.
Wrap up warm and join artist Kerry-Jane Warner for decoration making and tree dressing from 4pm, with music and merriment to follow.
Find more about Tree Dressing Day and its origins at www.commonground.org.uk/tree-dressing-day/
Normal entry fee applies. Parking available in Hamptonne Car Park only.