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What’s On Summer School Holidays 2019

See what's on at Windmill Hill City Farm during the Summer school holidays. We've got activities for all ages and the whole family.

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Gardening Work Placements

We are offering gardening work placements suitable for people who have had a mental health challenge and want to get back to work.

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well maintained vegetable plots

Art on Prescription – new courses from September

Seeing your GP about stress or anxiety? South Gloucester College will be running Art On Prescription courses here at the Farm from September 2019.

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18-30 Inclusive Multi-Sport Club

Want to get active and meet new people in a supportive environment? We have a new inclusive multi-sport club starting this June run by a professional coach!

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Hand-building pottery course starts 30th May

Mini Potters are running their popular hand-building pottery course for adults again, starting 30th May 2019. 

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Do you want a stall at our Wild Outdoors Day?

Our popular Wild Outdoors Day is taking place on Saturday May 18th this year. Do you want a stall? Here's a form to complete and return.

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Colourful graphic for Wild Outdoors Day

What’s On Easter School Holidays 2019

See what's on at Windmill Hill City Farm during the Easter school holidays. We've got activities for all ages and the whole family.

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Making pancakes over an open fire with children watching

Bristol Half Term Activities

See what's on at Windmill Hill City Farm during Bristol Half Term Holidays. We've got activities for all ages and the whole family.

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Children playing on our large Dragon Swing

Mothership Writers: a free year-long programme of writing workshops for new mothers

Mothership Writers, a free year-long programme of writing workshops for new mothers in Bristol, will be held here at the farm.

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Life Drawing restarts Friday 11th January

Our drop-in life drawing classes for 2019 will commence on Friday 11th January.

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Life drawing of seated woman

Café work placement

Partnered with Bristol Mental Health Employment Services, we are offering a work placement opportunity in our popular café.

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Cafe counter with cakes and a barista serving

Activity clay packs for children’s parties

Thinking of holding a children's party at Windmill Hill City Farm? Mini Potters offer an ‘activity clay pack’ for those who have hired the barn and are looking for something for everyone to do!

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Box of clay and items to print with

Overnight stay for Martin the donkey

On 8th October we had a very exciting visitor when Martin the donkey stayed with us overnight. His owner, Adam Lee,  is walking 700 miles across western Britain to raise money for the charity Centrepoint which helps homeless young people.

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cropped close up of donkey

Bristol Term Dates and School Holidays

Have you got these important term dates in your diary? Don't forget to find out what's on at Windmill Hill City Farm during the school holidays. 

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Victoria Park Lodge – latest

Plans for Victoria Park Lodge take a new direction.

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Our new artificial turf sports pitch

Earlier in the year we revamped our sports pitch and contracted astro-turf installers Synthetic Turf Management to complete the refurbishing of the existing "wet pour" rubber surface with a multi-use artificial turf alternative.

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The green surface of the 3G pitch

Website menu changes

We hope you like our new "drop-down" menu on the website and that it helps you find the pages you're looking for more easily.

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Summer holiday discount at Mini Potters

Mini Potters  - the paint-it-yourself pottery shed based at the farm - are offering a discount of some children's pottery.

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The Plot podcast

One of our allotment holders, Lizzie Everard, has a regular podcast from her plot here at the City Farm. This is what she says about it:

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Rainbow chard - yellow and white stalks

Windmill Hill Network Community Event

The first meeting for a new network getting together for people in Windmill Hill is at 7pm on Wednesday 18 July 2018 at the Baptist Church hall on Sylvia Avenue. It gives people living and working in the ward a chance to make a difference to their neighbourhood.

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