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21 October - 17 November
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Community gardening for wellbeing and wildlife

Two children and an adult squatting down  next to some soil with watering can and gardening tools

Lifelong wellbeing theme

What’s on offer?

Join us at one of Oxford’s best kept secrets – a Farm in the middle of the city! – to find out more about how community gardening is great for your health and wellbeing as well as for nature and wildlife. Enjoy samples of tasty home-made pumpkin soup, join us by the fire for steamed hot chocolate, use your muscles to press apples, create your own allotment craft to add to our collective artwork and find out more about how you can get involved in gardening activities in your local area. It will be a lot (ment) of fun!

Dress for the weather and join us for a fun-packed session come rain or shine!

The event will run from 10:00-13:00. Places are limited. Booking is strongly advised to secure your place. 

Who’s leading the event?

Activities led by Maryam Mani and Reza Shirazi, School of the Built Environment, Oxford Brookes University, and Oxford City Farm.

Open to

All welcome but activities are most suitable for families with children aged 5+.

Event booking deadline

Booking open until 10/11/23.