Meadow Orchard is open every Saturday and Wednesday from 12-4pm for volunteering and visitors.

See below for lots of events, regular groups / workshops and seasonal celebrations taking place.

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Regular open days

Saturday 22 September, 12-4pm + garden planning meeting at 2pm: We will be repairing the geo-dome grape-vine trellis then a garden induction and planning meeting at 2pm. Come to find out what is growing in our medicinal and perennial garden beds and plan the development of the growing space.

Wednesday 26 September, 12-4pm: Open day for visiting and volunteering to care for the garden, orchard, wildlife and site.

Saturday 29 September and Sunday 30 September, 10am – 5pm: LIME-RENDER FREE WORKSHOP. Learning how to work with natural lime renders and repair the rendering of the straw-bale wall of our round-house. with expert instructor Rae, from STRAW-WORKS. It is essential to register for this event and attend for the day. It is not a drop-in event. Please email

Regular groups

Every Thursday from 9.30am-1pm: Family Forest School for children accompanied by parents/carers: 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. Cost £20 (includes food) adults, over 5s half price, under 5s free. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Please contact Maggie at micromacrowoods @

Change a Habit Group
Tuesday 6pm-8pm

Do you often think about changing what you eat, exercising more, giving up smoking, learning to meditate, read more or developing some other habit. Geraldine will be sharing some interesting information about making changes. Each will choose one habit to change and follow simple guidelines to develop the habits we want. The group may incorporate a mindful meditation, drawing, writing and toning as well as sharing. This is a gentle friendly group that is really beneficial. Contact Geraldine or just come along: 07821298867

Joanna Macy Group
Third Thursday of the month, 1.30pm for 2pm start to finish at 5pm
This group is based on the work of Joanna Macy for people who love planet earth, are willing to feel and share their pain about the environmental crisis we face and are, or want to be, part of the new paradigm for social and environmental justice. This is a confidential group. It is essential to talk to Geraldine before joining: 07821298867 Donations welcome. Bring food to share if you wish.