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Christmas closure

Windmill Hill City Farm will close at 1pm on Tuesday 24th December and re-open at 9am on Thursday 2nd January. We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and look forward to seeing you at the City Farm in 2014.

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Pig in a Christmas hat

Windmills of Time

Windmills of Time, an exciting new project funded by the Heritage Lottery, starts in January. Anita MacCallum, working as lead artist, will consult with local people and organisations to gather information, collaborate and devise trails around the City Farm. The trails will be focused on history, animals and plants in the area and will pop up […]

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gold painted cabbages

Fantastic Fayre

The Christmas Fayre on Saturday was a great success.  Many thanks to everyone involved – stall holders, entertainers, staff, volunteers and visitors alike.  It was great to overhear the oohs and aahs as people discovered the new visitor centre and to see many children enjoying themselves in the redesigned play area.  We’re looking forward to seeing […]

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Mayor George Ferguson cuts red tape

New website

Spot the difference.  Regular visitors to the website will have noticed a remarkable change has happened.  After many years of gradually trimming and tweaking the old design we’ve taken the bold step of bringing our online presence into a new age.  With the help of Chris Fenwick and Laura Demery – both of whom have […]

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Mayor to open new play area

Our new play area will be officially opened by the mayor, George Ferguson, at our Christmas Fayre which takes place from 12pm to 4pm on Saturday 14th December. The play area will be open, free and accessible seven days a week 9am – 4pm and aims to be green, environmentally sustainable, practical and fun. It […]

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New play area sketch

New visitors centre to open 14th December

Anyone visiting the Farm over the last couple of months will have seen scaffolding around the main entrance area. This is because the reception space is being remodelled to provide an improved visitor centre with the capacity for exhibitions (our own and those from community groups) and interpretive materials as well as information for visitors […]

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New visitor centre

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