Meadow Orchard aims to open every Saturday from 12-4pm for volunteering and visitors, plus the second Friday of the month. We are now also open on Wednesday during summer months May-July.
See below for lots of events, workshops and seasonal celebrations taking place.
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Saturday open days in June
Saturday 1 June, 12-4pm: Open for visiting and volunteering to care for the garden, orchard, wildlife and site.
Saturday 9 June, 12-4pm: Open for visiting and volunteering to care for the garden, orchard, wildlife and site.
Saturday 16 June, 12-4pm: Open for visiting and volunteering to care for the garden, orchard, wildlife and site.
Saturday 23 June, 12-8pm: Big Lunch community picnic celebration with live music, food, activities and good company.
Saturday 30 June, 12-4pm: Open for visiting and volunteering to care for the garden, orchard, wildlife and site.
CREATIVITY AND WELLBEING WEEK 4 – 9 JUNE
Join us during London Creativity and Wellbeing week from 4th to 9th June with lots of inspiring events on offer. Free to attend, just come along. Click below events:
Circus performance / Circus skills /self defence. Wednesday 6th June 1-4pm. Led by Women Rise! Everyone welcome. Also: 2 fab florists will show how to create a floral display from beautiful blooms.
Cob-oven pizza-baking from 4pm
Saturday 23 June 12 – 8pm, Big Lunch Community Picnic
Bring a picnic and enjoy a relaxing afternoon in nature, with live music, activities, food and good company. Activities: nature-inspired drawing, qi gong, wildlife and plants walks, pizza-oven baking, TOC choir. Celebrating all that we have in common as part of The Great Get Together.
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 @ gmail.com www.facebook.com/micromacrowoods
Change a Habit Group
Starts Thursday 3rd May 5.30-7.30pm
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.