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Talk & Tea – Cider Country

Museum of Somerset Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton

Writer and poet James Crowden will be sharing stories from his latest book ‘Cider Country’, taking you on a fascinating journey discovering the surprising origins of this much loved drink. Spanning centuries and continents, Cider Country tells the story of…


The Frozen River: Seeking Silence in Ladakh

St Cross College 61 St Giles', Oxford

Author and poet James Crowden tells how he left the Army in 1976 to live alongside the Zangskari people in a remote Himalayan community where silence and solitude were the hallmarks of existence. Crowden immersed himself in a way of…

£7 – £12.50

Cider Country: How an Ancient Craft Became a Way of Life

Rector's Lodgings Rector's Lodgings, Exeter College, Oxford

Author, poet and leading cider writer James Crowden uncovers the rich history behind the origins and making of cider and offers some tastings. He is joined by Tom Oliver of Oliver’s Cider & Perry. Crowden says that while cidermaking has…

£7 – £12.50
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