Fun on the Farm: from learning about your favourite fluffy animals to trying your hand with our green woodworker or potter we offer crafts activities, games, food, a room and a dedicated helper for children’s parties.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can children have parties at the farm?
Yes! The farm is a great place to celebrate. Our Gallery space and Classroom are available to rent for the morning or the afternoon. Contact the farm office on 020 7790 8204 to check availability.
What will happen on the day?
We provide a Party Coordinator who will ensure the event runs smoothly, lead guided tours, and/or activities. You will have exclusive use of our Gallery room or Classroom. Party goers are welcome to explore the farm as long as children are supervised at all times. We are a working farm and open access community space so other activities may be taking place at the farm on the same day.
Afternoon parties run from 1.45pm-3.45pm. Guests must leave when the farm closes at 4pm. Room must be clear and vacated by 4.15pm
The room and party co-ordinator are available 45 minutes before and 30 minutes after the party to help with setting up and tidying away.
How much does it cost?
The Gallery is £105 for a 2hr party, including party co-ordinator. The gallery accommodates up to 15 children (with adults).
The Classroom is £175.00 for a 2hr party, including party co-ordinator. The Classroom can accommodate up to 30 children (with adults).
To book, you’ll pay the hire fee plus a £100 refundable deposit. This will be returned on clearance of the room after the party as long as it is left tidy and undamaged.
Additional activities can be paid for in cash on the day.
Birthday party fees contribute to the upkeep of the animals and crops and keeping the farm free to visit all year round.
What additional activities can take place?
The following are always popular. We can also suggest some alternatives if your group has particular needs or interests. Additional activities can be paid for in cash on the day.
- Educational farm tours (45mins)
- Animal observation and interaction sessions (20mins) – £2.50/head
- Pottery sessions for 5-7yr olds – £2.50/head
What about food and drinks?
Our award winning café can provide catering for your child’s party, please take a look at the PARTY FOOD PACKAGES INFO and contact Christina@stepneycityfarm.org. The cafe does not have the capacity to provide birthday cakes. You are welcome to bring your own food and drinks. Note that alcohol is not permitted on the farm.
How do I book a party or find out more information about this?
Contact the farm on 020 7790 8204 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to check dates.
Our Trustee Thuy (pronounced ‘Twee’) manages the party bookings. Once you have a date, please email Thuy@stepneycityfarm.org. Full payment will need to be taken upon booking to secure the use of the room.