✨Meadow Orchard February 2020 UPDATE✨

🌹Friday 21st memorial for Alpay Torgut for anyone who knew him.

Alpay lived locally for many years before moving to Wales where he and his wife Claire initiated and developed a permaculture community project. They also fostered children and then adopted a daughter, Isobel. Known for his pioneering dedication to permaculture, forest gardening and community building, he will continue to be remembered fondly by many.

Tree-planting at 4.00

Followed by a memorial sharing circle 6.30.

🌱Open sessions for Volunteers and Visitors

Saturday 22nd Cover the poly-tunnel! Weather permitting, we will be covering the polytunnel. 10-4 We need a team so please come. Free soup and bread for volunteers. The forecast is cloudy but not too wet. Should be a fun day.

🌱Saturday 29th open to volunteers and visitors 1-4pm. Working on the beds.

Then all Saturdays in March 1-4pm Everyone welcome.



Non Violent Communication workshop using the workbook, Sunday 23rd. Upbeat and fun way to practice communicating well. 1.30-3.30. Free but small donations welcome.

🌱Harmonies of the Heart with Mike Sunday 23rd from 4-6pm. .

Sharing songs from the heart to unite us all. Songs from around the world in 3 or 4 part harmonies. No experience necessary.

Please bring food to share if you wish.By donation, pay what you like, suggested donation £10, smaller donations accepted

🌱Meadow Orchard Red Tent , women’s confidential sharing group.

All women are invited to our red tent on Monday 24th February 6-8 pm,

At MOP,Call Mal 07506628060 for more details.

Women connecting with our own nature, in the heart of nature, in the heart of the metropolis. We will rock the world

1. Come as you are

2. Share what you need to and listen with heart

3. Everyone gets to speak (an object is held by the woman speaking)

4. All are heard but not responded to (giving the woman space to be heard)

Please bring drinking water if we are in the roundhouse.

Food to share is welcome, as are candles, flowers, smudge sticks, donations for the Meadow Orchard, and anything that expresses for you the contribution you would like to bring.

🌱Next Nature Diary 2pm-4pm Saturday March 1st then March 15th.(First and Third Saturdays). Record in notes poetry drawing or painting whatever nature interests you through the turning of the seasons in our beautiful Meadow Orchard. Some basic materials provided but bring your own if you prefer. Donations welcome.

🌱Macy at Meadow Group or The Work that Reconnects. Sunday 8th March 1.30 gate open for 2pm start, end 4pm. A space and time to honour and share our love and deep concern for the planet in this time of environmental and climate crisis. A confidential sharing group based on the work of Joanna Macy.

The group is free but donations are welcome.Please ring before coming for the first time. Geraldine 07821298867 Then first Sunday of the month:.April 5th, May 3rd, June7th, July5th.

🌱Forest School is open every Thursday during term-time (not half-terms) 9.30am-1pm Booking is essential. Be part of creating a wonderful fire-cooked meal, connect with nature and learn new skills in a supportive and nurturing environment with experienced forest school leaders and guest teachers. Sliding scale £10 – £20 (includes food) per family. Booking essential with Maggie at

✨Please check the website for updates.

We hope to see you soon 😊

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