Apple day

Celebrate the orchard harvest at our annual apple day celebration!

Browse the extensive stallholder market, enjoy food and drink from local businesses or the drawing room café, and enter to win our coveted baking competition prize. Children can enjoy garden games, face painting and crafts, and adults can enter our tombola, learn from our expert garden team and more!

Activities for all

Shop the market

Discover a variety of harvest-themed goods and gifts at our small business market! Be sure to stop by the Palace’s walled garden barrow for a variety of fresh produce, homemade jams and preserves, fresh cut flowers and more.

Test your luck at the tombola

Are you feeling lucky? Test your luck and enter the tombola for an opportunity to win various prizes! All proceeds go towards keeping Fulham Palace free and open.

Picnic on the lawn

Grab a tasty bite to eat from the Drawing room café or one of the delicious food vendors and picnic on the lawn. Sip on a beer or cider from Wimbledon Brewery and Against the Grain Cider as you sit back, relax and enjoy the live music.

Family photos

Have a free family photo taken by the experts from Venture Studios!

Apple tree walk

Join head gardener Lucy Hart for a walk among the apple trees.

Drink demos

Discover the process behind some of your favourite delicious drinks. Join One Gin for a mixology demo and Against the Grain Cidery for a behind-the-scenes of cider making.

Baking competition

Calling all-star bakers! Put your baking skills to the test and enter our annual apple day baking competition. Apple pie, apple strudel, apple turnover — what apple-inspired baked goods will you bring? Ages 14 and under can enter our junior competition while ages 15+ can show their skills in the adult competition.

Children’s activities

Garden games

Join Super Camps for a variety of garden games in the walled garden.

Face painting

Superhero, princess or unicorn? Choose a design and transform with fabulous face painting!

Children’s crafts

Get creative with Paperbirds and create a unique apple-themed craft!


Join Bridget Steenkamp for an exciting storytelling session, which includes crafting a bird feeder to take home!

Monkey Music at apple day

Perfect for little ones from 1 – 4 years, Monkey Music sessions will be jam-packed with songs, instruments, activities and learning. Float around with the autumn leaves, explore the beat of the drums and maracas and share precious time together at Fulham Palace.

  • 11.30 – 12.00 (sold out)
  • 12.15 – 12.45 (sold out)

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Interested in joining the fun?

From sponsorship and advertising in the event brochure to taking part in the small business market, there are plenty of opportunities to join in the fun.

Please contact event organiser Isabel Ricketts, by emailing for any questions or queries about this event