Gigs & Events

British Asparagus Festival Launch & Aspara-bike ride
Tuesday 23rd Apr, 11:30am
Free Entry

Classic Car Treasure Hunt, Asparabike Treasure Hunt, Music & Morris!

The annual start of the Gras harvest, and two months of British Asparagus Festival celebrations. Join us from 11.30am for aspara-antics, music and morris, and Hussingtree Gin’s Asparagus Gin launch. Gus the Asparagus Man, The Aspara-fairy and the Asparamancer will be celebrating with St George himself. There’ll be live music throughout lunchtime, plus skittles and swingboats!

At 12.45pm we wave the Gras Hundred off – this year to Chelsea Pensioners in London, and our classic car treasure hunt starts.

Aspara-bike ride – Between 11.30am & 3pm join in the Aspara-bike Treasure Hunt, a flat circular ride of 15 miles. Starting and finishing at the Fleece, follow the clues at your own pace to discover the gras heritage of the Vale. Don’t forget to pick up your prize at the end!

With thanks to 2 Ladies Go Cycling for route planning and organisation. Sign up to the Aspara-ride here.

Local morris side Belle d’Vain and guests dance from 7pm in the evening to celebrate St Georges Day.
Want to register your car or bike? Email us for more information.