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Victoria Park Lodge – update

Results of a survey to find what people want from a revamped Victoria Park Lodge, and next steps to bring it back to community life.

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Philip Street closed to vehicles on Thursday 21st June

We’ve had a notice to say that Philip Street will be closed on Thursday this week (subject to the weather staying fine) for surface dressing work. 

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Bristol Mind – no session on 20th June

We’re sorry but there will be no Bristol Mind drop-in on Wednesday 20th June. It’ll be back as usual on Wednesday 27th June.

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Want a stall at our Autumn Fair?

Yes, we know it's not even the summer holidays yet, but it's time to start planning our next major family-fun open day - the Autumn Fair.

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Poco Drom holiday dates

Poco Drom is having some days off  and there won't be singalong sessions on these dates: 30th May, 27th June and 4th July 2018

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Make a personalised Fathers Day gift at Mini Potters

Mini Potters  - the paint-it-yourself pottery shed based at the farm - are running a special offer for Fathers Day.

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Thank you for your support

As you may have seen, sadly we didn't win the £50,000 from The People's Projects. But we'd like to thank everyone who voted for us and spread the word - your support means a lot!

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Exciting news!

Exciting news! We've been chosen by The People's Projects as one of five projects in the West Country East region to be in with a chance of receiving £50,000 funding for our brilliant Farm Flavours project!

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Gardening work placement opportunity

Have you experienced a mental health challenge? Looking to get back to work? Would you like to find out more about careers in gardening? Apply now for a gardening placement at Windmill Hill City Farm!

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Opportunities at Wild Outdoors Day

We’re on the lookout for activities and stalls for our Wild Outdoors Day on 21st April 2018. Do you want to be involved in this popular family day?

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After School Club is back!

Our After School Club is back for another set of 5 sessions this coming half term.

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Café website is launched

Our lovely café has a shiny new website! Have a look around and check out their gorgeous menu to see what tasty treats are on offer.

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Community Venue of the Year award

We're thrilled to announce we've won a Voscur award! The people of Bristol have voted us the 2017 Community Venue of the Year.

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RHS course – “The Edible School Garden”

On February 20th we are running a one-day RHS course to cover all the basics so that you can get children actively involved in growing their own food.

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Social and therapeutic horticulture course

Thrive are running a two day course “Using social and therapeutic horticulture to benefit people with mental health support needs”.

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Through the Willow Arch: Autumn

Susan Barker, our Community Gardens Manager, presents the autumn edition of her blog "Through the Willow Arch" talking about the plants in our gardens, the food we grow for our café and the tasks we’re working on.

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Colourful Turks Turban squash

Womb Sisters – a choir for pregnant women

Womb Sisters is new choir based at the farm for pregnant women, aiming to provide a fun space for Bristol mums-to-be to meet up and sing with each other and their bumps!

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Fun in the Farmyard

We have new creative sessions starting here at the farm for pre-school children and their adult.

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“Best Cafe” award

We're delighted to announce that Windmill Hill City Farm Café was given "Best Café" at the recent Crumbs Magazine awards

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Stick Man is here!

Great news! Stick Man has come to Windmill Hill City Farm!

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