Myth, Magic and Wassailing. We’ll be sharing the history of Fiddler’s Hill Barrow, orchards & wassailing the trees with Holt Ridge Morris
Join us to:
Hear the history of Fiddler’s Hill Barrow, how it gained its name and the myths and magic associated with it.
Learn about the heritage fruit trees on the site, the history and ecology of orchards, and tips to look after fruit trees.
Wassail the orchard, with Holt Ridge Morris- drinking and singing to the trees to encourage a bountiful harvest in the autumn. Apple cake and apple juice included!
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If you have any questions or queries about this event please contact Jess Johnston on NAT100@norfarchtrust.org.uk
This event is part of the Norfolk Archaeological Trust: Its Centenary and Beyond Project (NAT 100 for short) which is supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. The project is helping Norfolk Archaeological Trust, in partnership with Norfolk Record Office (NRO), to celebrate its first hundred years and improve its resilience for the future. Find out more about the project https://www.norfarchtrust.org.uk/news-events/
Fiddler’s Hill lies immediately to the south of a crossroads on the minor road between the villages of Binham (2.5km to the south-east) and Warham (1.5km to the north-west), at TF 962 411 (OS Explorer sheet 251). For a map see Fiddler’s Hill | Norfolk Archaeological Trust (norfarchtrust.org.uk)
Parking is limited on site so please car share where possible.
There are no toilet or visitor facilities on site. However there are public toilets available inside Binham Priory which is open daily between 10am and 4pm.
There are good pubs nearby at Binham (the Chequers Inn, close to the Priory) and at Warham (the Three Horseshoes). There is also a convenience store, Howell’s Superstore, in Binham village centre.