News

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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Screendump of home page of website

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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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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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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Guitarist and lambs

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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Community gardens with willow arch and tulips

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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Logo showing carrot and strawberry

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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Cropped version of garden placement poster

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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Excerpt from the Wild Outdoors 2018 poster

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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Children stroking pigs

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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Cafe counter with cakes and a barista serving

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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Voscur award ceremony

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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Logo of the RHS Campaign for School Gardening

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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man gardening with others watching

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

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