Barracks Lane Community Garden

A beautiful green space at the heart of a growing community

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News & Events

Regular week and monthly events and courses taking place at the Garden (scroll down for future events).
Join our mailing list and get monthly updates about news & events at the Garden. Email:
Would you like to hold your own event at the Garden? Go to the Booking the Garden page for details.
For directions to the Garden please go to the Visiting the Garden page.

Latest Events

Saturday 22nd September 2018

Bouquet Making with Hilary Squire

Bouquet Making

Saturday 22nd September 2018 11-1

Come and watch for free. £25 If you would like to stay and make a bouquet

If you like colour this the bouquet-making workshop for you!

Using flowers from Hilary’s garden and the community garden e.g dahlias, zinnias, seed heads and grasses we will make a hand-tied bouquet to take home. All flowers and materials provided.

Email to secure a place.

Sunday 23rd September 2018

Nature Rights


 Over 3 consecutive Sundays in September Flora Gregory and Natalie Koffman, completing their Masters in Social Sculpture and Connective Practice at Oxford Brookes,  are hosting events, all of them in different ways looking at the human relationship to nature.

An invitation to explore the history of thinking about humans' relationship to nature through time, and your personal thoughts on the question 'Should nature have rights ?'.

Maximum of 14 participants.

Adults, 16 upwards. 

To reserve your place please go to: 

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Latest News

Thu 9th August 2018

Thank you for the donation of Hand Tools...

We are grateful to have been chosen by Flymo to support our work in the Community Garden. Our Volunteers will make good use of the Secateurs and Grass Shears in the upkeep our our Oasis of Calm. Our sponsors say:

Flymo has been established since 1964 and is still situated in its original factory in County Durham. Since inventing the original hover lawnmower, Flymo have continued to be at the forefront of innovations within the garden care industry, making them one of the most trusted gardening brands today. 

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