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News

Roll up! Roll up! Weed all about it

Fri 15th Apr 2022

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Barracks Lane Community Garden is hidden away off the Cowley Road and is BEAUTIFUL. A tranquil space full of plants, trees, a bathtub full of flowers and some beautiful art.

Greeted by Hannah and Jenny we did the register stating our favourite ice cream flavours, ranging from strawberry to bakewell tart, and had an introduction to this gorgeous space.

Our tasks were weeding around some flower and herb beds, painting and sanding a shed and cutting back some unruly grass. We were supplied with overalls which did rather make Alice look like she should be on a gritty BBC crime drama!

As usual the time zipped by and after a very welcome cup of tea and cake we skipped off into the light evening. ****This was a gorgeous task, we hope to come... read more

Events

Wellbeing Through Song - is back!

Thu 15th Sep 2022

We are delighted to restart the Growing Wellbeing through Song group .


Holly Taylor-Zuntz who ran the singing workshops at out Jubilee Joy event will lead the singing sessions in the garden.

There will be a Welcoming Workshop on Sunday 7th August (10am - 12noon), followed by six Thursday sessions 10am - 12 noon on:

11th, 18th and 25th August

1st, 8th and 15th September

Everyone is welcome. Don't worry if you can't attend all sessions, just come to what you can. 

We look forward to singing with you! 

Garden open to the Community

Sun 16th Oct 2022

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One of our wonderful Garden Guardians will be onsite so you can spend time enjoying being in the garden. We will also be taking part in the Gardening Sunday project on these days. 

The garden will be open 12 noon - 4pm on:

  • Sunday 14th August 
  • Sunday 18th September 
  • Sunday 16th October 

Refreshments will be available to purchase via donation. 

Pond Clearing Workshop

Sun 30th Oct 2022

Help us upgrade the habitat of our aquatic friends.

More details to follow.

Make your own Seasonal Wreath

Sun 27th Nov 2022

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Make a long lasting, fully compostable wreath in the cosy cabin. You will use foliage, seed heads and berries to decorate a willow base.

  • 10am – 12 noon
  • 1pm – 3pm

We are requesting that attendees make a donation of £30 per person to take part in the workshop (if you would like to take part in the workshop, but aren’t able to make the donation please contact us). This includes all wreath making materials, a hot drink and a mince pie! This can be paid on the day or in advance.

Places for the workshop are limited and must be booked... read more