Meadow Orchard aims to open every Saturday for volunteer open days and visitors – depending on availability of our volunteer site leaders. Opening hours for this October are 2-6pm, then back to our regular times of 12-4pm.
See below for lots of other events, workshops and seasonal celebrations taking place.
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If you’d like to find out more and get involved in helping to run the project then please come to our AGM on Saturday 11 November 3-5pm, at Meadow Orchard.
Wednesday 4th Oct, 6.15-7.30pm Qi Gong taster session with Kate by donation in the round-house. Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese self-healing art.
Saturday 7th October, 11am
Yoga course starts with Cassandra. This is weekly and free. Please try to attend regularly. We have some mats or you may bring your own. All welcome. Please do not arrive after 11.10am as this may disturb the group.
Saturday 7th October, 2-6pm
Open day for volunteering and visitors: Scything will continue with Kate and there will be some lighter tasks.
Wednesday 11th October, 6.15-7.30pm
Qi Gong taster session with Kate in the round-house.
Thursday 12th October 3-5pm
Mindfulness in the Meadow. Please arrive before 3.15pm, donations welcome.
Saturday 14th October 11am
Yoga course with Cassandra. This is weekly and free. Please try to attend regularly. We have some mats or you may bring your own. All welcome. Please do not arrive after 11.10am as this may disturb the group.
Saturday 14th October 2-6pm
Open day for volunteering and visitors: Scything, removing saplings from the grassland, harvesting herbs. Making tea with the storm kettle.
Monday 16th October 2-5pm Macey Monday* sharing group responding to issues around ecological and social crises based on the work of Joanna Macey.
New members please phone Geraldine first 07821298867.
Wednesday 18th October 5.15pm-6.30pm
Qi Gong taster session with Kate by donation in the round-house.
Thursday 19th October 3-5pm
Mindfulness in the Meadow. Donations welcome.
Saturday 21st October 2-6pm
Open day for volunteering and visitors: Activities in the garden, orchard and wildlife meadow. A good time to talk about bees as Mal the beekeeper will be here.
Monday 23rd October 3-5pm
Using our senses in the Meadow Orchard workshop for adults with and without children and for children aged 8 and up. We will all join in.
(Children under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult over 18. This adult remains responsible for the child/children at all times.) Donations welcome.
Thursday 26th October 3-4.30pm Using our Senses in the Meadow Orchard workshop
for families with children aged 7 and under. Donations welcome.
Saturday 28th October
Open day for volunteering and visitors: Activities in the wildlife zone, garden and orchard. Carve a pumpkin from 2.00pm. Candles provided, donations welcome. If possible leave your carved pumpkin at the Meadow Orchard until after the Sound Healing session on Sunday. Then take it home for Halloween.
Drawing with Ruben 3-5pm
Sunday 29th October, 2-4pm: Sound Healing and Gong Bath with Alistair Smith http://www.as-soundhealing.com/
Cost is £10 plus concessions. Spaces limited.
Saturday 11th November, 3-5pm: Meadow Orchard AGM, in the round-house (wear warm clothes in case of cold weather.)