Crunch time at Southwell

SOUTHWELL will be celebrating its links with the world-famous Bramley cooking apple at an annual festival next weekend.

Events on 22nd October will range from apple-themed activities at The Workhouse to the Festival of Food and Drink in Southwell Minster.

More than 30 food and drink stalls will be on display in the cathedral, featuring some of the best rural small producers and retailers.

WI apple stalls will be held at the Admiral Rodney, while the Bramley apple painting competition and exhibition takes place in the Bramley Centre.

l The apple was first discovered growing in a garden in the town. For more information contact Southwell Tourist Information Centre on 01636 819038 or visit