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Greenmeadow Community Farm

Summer 2019

Summer - Piglets Suckling

Summer is a great time to visit the Farm!  The sun is shining, the birds are singing and there is an abundance of wildlife to discover. It’s also time for the sheep to lose their winter woollies as they are sheared ready for the warm weather.

Why do Ladybirds Have Spots?

Do snails have noses? How many worms are underground? What is the lifecycle of a ladybird? How do worms move? Just some of the questions that can be answered in our minibeast hunt activity. Why not join us to celebrate "Wales Nature Week" (Monday 3rd - Friday 7th June)  We'll be celebrating for the whole month of June!  Come and discover where snails live, how worms move and if they can sense danger. Minibeast hunting, Worm Survey and Pond dipping are just some of the additional activities on offer throughout the Summer months.

Paws, Claws & Whiskers (and fleece!)

Sharp claws, soft fur and twitching whiskers! What’s your favourite animal? We have a wide variety of animals, big and small to choose from, ranging from fluffy rabbits, feathery friends and the more unusual scaly lizards. There’s no better place to find out what your class favourite is than down on the Farm!

Why not enhance your visit with one of our additional activities such as “Exotic Encounters” or “Meet the Animals” A great hands on opportunity to learn more about some of our more unusual animals and farmyard favourites.

*Special Offer*

For the week starting Monday 20th May, we offer an all-inclusive price on school visits of just £5.50 (excluding vat) per person (with 1 adult free for every 10 children) This includes our daily milking demonstration, your own tractor and trailer ride PLUS some Sheepy shenanigans in our interactive Shearing demonstration. Join in as our sheep prepare to lose their winter woollies in preparation for some warmer weather! You will also be allocated an undercover space to leave your bags and eat your lunch. 

See our “Additional Activities” page for a list of activities available. 


Last Modified on: 18-01-2019

Forthcoming Events

Exhibition: Out in 1914 - Home at Last

Date:
01/08/2019 - 17/11/2019
Description:
The story of the 2nd Monmouthshire Battalion who departed for the First World War in 1914 and did not return from France until 1919

Family of Miners Exhibition

Date:
22/08/2019 - 30/12/2019
Description:
A photographic exhibition by Walter Waygood documenting mining and miners of Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

Happy Hands Club at Pontypool Active Living Centre

Date:
21/10/2019
Description:
Happy Hands classes are suitable for parents or carers to bring babies and children from newborn to 4 years of age. We have lots of fun singing, dancing, with sensory play such as bubbles and parachutes and lots more.

LittleHitters - Tots Tennis at PALC

Date:
21/10/2019
Description:
´╗┐Our aim at Littlehitters is to develop a love for the game and encourage a fun, friendly environment for children to learn and gain in confidence.
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