Upcoming special events
Monday 22 April (Easter Monday) – Easter Fun Day
Run by Liberty Church at the Farm and featuring fun kids activities and a bouncy castle.
Sunday 28 April – The London Marathon
Mike Fleming is running in support of the Farm – please cheer him on!
Sunday 28 April – The Big Dig ( or No Dig in our case)
We will be running a stall for The Big Dig on Saturday April 28th between 11am and 3pm
What you can expect on the big day:
- Selling plants and produce
- Salad leaf tasting and tasting a few things made with produce
- Sharing gardening info
- Giving out info about Tower Green Hamlets box scheme
- Running a mini activity for children, potting up a sunflower seed or cutting to take home for a £1 donation.
- 1 or 2 tours of the growing spaces
Monday 6 May 2019 (May Bank Holiday) – May Day Festival
Our second large-scale May Day Festival is supported by the Tower Hamlets Event Fund, and will feature sheep shearing, wool spinning, natural fabric dyeing demos, May Pole dancing, Barn dancing, food from local chefs, and open studios from our resident artists.
A market for local design-makers will also feature fused glass, ceramics, screen prints, jewellery, up-cycled textiles, eco-resin pots, oil paintings, illustrations, home-wares, and more.
Plus, we’ll be celebrating a very special birthday – 2019 marks 40 years since a Farm was first founded on our site in Stepney!
Free entry, open 10am-5pm
Friday 10 May – Sunday 12 May; Friday 17 May – Sunday 19 May
‘Scripts for Supper’ present The Wind in the Willows: immersive theatre and dinning experience where actors double up as waiters, and the food brings you into the world of the play. An exciting menu will be served up by MasterChef semi-finalist Annie McKenzie.
Time: Fridays 7pm for a 7.30pm start
Saturdays and Sundays 3.30pm for a 4pm start
Thursday 30 May 2019
‘How Does Your Garden Grow’, with Riverside Cares. Free craft-party for babies to 8 years accompanied by an adult 10.30 – 1.30pm
Weekly public events at the Farm:
Farmers Market: 10am-3pm
Craft Studios open viewing: 11am-1pm
Family Yoga at the Farm: 11am – 12pm, first Saturday of each month only
Young Volunteers: 1-4pm. All 12-18 year olds welcome
Family Farm Club: 1pm – 4pm, last Sunday of each month
Open Volunteers: 1-4pm All welcome
No events – Farm open as usual
Open Volunteers: 1-4pm. All welcome
Craft beer club in the Café: 6-9pm, last Thursday of the month. No booking required.
Frog Price Baby Music: Two sessions, 10-11am, and 11-12noon. £5 per adult. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Furry Tales Club: 1.30-2.30pm. For elders – small animal care and gardening club. All 60+ welcome. Email email@example.com