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MARCH

Sunday 26th March - MOTHERING SUNDAY - we don't know about you but we don't know where we'd be without our darling Mums!  As a thank you to Mums everywhere we welcome Mums and Grandmothers to a visit on us on this special day.

Why not try our special Mothering Sunday Trail and learn all about the lovely Mums right here on the Farm?!

APRIL

Saturday 1st April - Farmer for a Day - Suitable for age 8-14 - see Experience Days Page for more details

Saturday 8th April - Junior Farmer for a Day - Suitable for age 4-8 - see Experience Days Page for more details

Easter Eggstravaganza

Saturday 8th April - 23rd April - EASTER HOLIDAYS 
Join us for what has to be one of the most wonderful times of the year at the farm with new life abound! Every day of the Easter holidays we have the following fantastic line up for you to enjoy!  Please note for the first time you can pre-book for bottle feeding the lambs! (Admission and bottle feeding fee to be paid when booking, limited spaces available, please call to book 01633 647662)


10.00 Farm Opens
10.30 - 12.30 Cuddle Corner - enjoy a cwtch with one of our smaller animals 
11.00 - Milking Demonstration - come and meet our lovely Dairy cow and find out where milk comes from!
11.00 - Candling & Handling - an amazing activity where your child can learn all about the lifecycle of chicks in the eggshell and get to see the chick inside the egg too! After which the opportunity to hold one of our Spring chicks and meet them up close! This session is bookable on the day and runs several times throughout the day
11.30 - Bottle feed our Spring lambs (spaces limited, booking required)
12.00 - Tractor & Trailer ride - hop aboard!
12.30 - Candling & Handling (as above)
12.30 - 13.30 - Meet our Giant Easter Bunnies 
13.00 - 16.00 - Craft - after a good walk around the farm, why not sit down and enjoy some Easter themed craft? 
13.30 - Candling & Handling (as above)
14.00 - Tractor & Trailer ride - hop aboard!
14.30 - EASTER MONDAY ONLY - EASTER BONNET PARADE - we all know that a lot of effort goes into creating Easter Bonnets so why not wear yours to the Farm for FREE ADMISSION (on Easter Monday only) and then join in the Parade!  Please note on Easter Monday this activity will replace the 2.30 Candling & Handling and Donkey Grooming sessions
14.30 - Donkey Grooming - helps us to spruce up our donkeys in time for Easter! 
14.30 - Candling & Handling (see above)
15.00 - 16.00 Make & Take your very own Easter cookie! Spaces limited and small fee applies
15.00 - 16.30 - Cuddle Corner (as above)
15.30 - Candling & Handling (as above)
15.30 - Bottle feed our Spring lambs (spaces limited, booking required)
16.00 - Tractor & Trailer Ride - hop aboard!
16.30 - Animal Teatime - join us as we dish out some teatime treats!
16.30 - Candling & Handling (as above)
17.00 - Farm closes so the animals can hit the hay before another busy day!

Easter Trail available every day...your chance to explore the farm and enjoy a challenge!  £1.20 and you win a chocolate prize!

MAY

Saturday 13th May - Junior Farmer for a Day - Suitable for age 4-8 - see Farmer for a Day Page for more details

Saturday 27th May - Sunday 4th June - SUMMER HALF TERM

JUNE

Sunday 11th June - OPEN FARM SUNDAY

Sunday 18th June - Father's Day - welcoming all Dads on their special day!  Treat Dad to a day at the farm, free entry for Dads ON THIS DAY ONLY

Saturday 24th June - Farmer for a Day - Suitable for age 8-14 - see Farmer for a Day Page for more details

JULY & AUGUST

Saturday 22nd July - Thursday 31st August - SUMMER HOLIDAYS

Loads of fun to be had all day every day of the summer holidays and keep an eye out for our Wonderful Wednesdays of Summer which will have a different theme each week:

Wednesday 26th July

Wednesday 2nd August

Wednesday 9th August

Wednesday 16th August

Wednesday 23rd August

Wednesday 30th August

SEPTEMBER

Sunday 10th September - FAMILY FUNDAY/THE GREENMEADOW SHOW featuring the HORTICULTURAL & CRAFT SHOW

A fantastic Family day out for all.  Our annual craft and horticultural show is a great day to be involved in and you can enter your own exhibits to win cash prizes!  Even if you are not entering anything into the show, it's still a great day to come along and have some good old fashioned fun!  And the best bit?  Half price admission!  What's not to love?

OCTOBER

Saturday 28th October - Sunday 5th November - AUTUMN HALF TERM

Tuesday 31st October - HALLOWEEN FUN FOR LITTLE ONES (10am - 3pm)

NB Farm closes at 3pm to put the finishing touches in place for our HALLOWEEN SPOOKTAKULAR (details below)

Tuesday 31st October - HALLOWEEN SPOOKTAKULAR - starts at 6pm

DECEMBER

CHRISTMAS AT GREENMEADOW 

A magical time of year at the Farm when our favourite visitor takes up residence in his cosy farm grotto.  Father Christmas will be welcoming school groups & prebooked groups of 10 or more from Monday 27th November - please call for details (01633 647662)

His visiting hours for general visitors are 10am - 4pm on the following days: 

Our favourite visitor who goes by the name of Father Christmas will be here to welcome visitors on the following dates:

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th (NB Reindeer here on the 10th also)

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th (NB Reindeer here on the 17th also)

Saturday 23rd - Reindeer also here on this day!

Reindeer at the Farm

We are delighted to welcome back the Lylac Ridge Reindeer on Sundays 10th & 17th & Saturday 23rd 

JANUARY

Farm closed for deep cleaning and winter maintenance, we will miss you!

FEBRUARY

Join us for February Half-term fun & frolics!

Baby & Toddler Tuesdays

Every Tuesday from February to November is  Baby & Toddler day - targeted at infants and pre school children with an array of additional exciting activities.  They will recommence on Tuesday 7th February 2017 - please check the Baby & Toddler Tuesday page of this website for updates. You can also 'Like' our Baby & Toddler Tuesdays Facebook page.

Gwent Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers

The object of the Guild is for the preservation & improvement of craftmanship in hand weaving, spinning & dyeing for the benefit of the members and the promotion of public awareness in such craftsmanship. Meetings are held at the Farm on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays from 10am February to December inclusive.  Their events diary for 2017 will be advertised soon!

For more information on the Guild, please call or visit www.gwentguildwsd.org.uk

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Contact Us

Tel: 01633 647662 or Email: greenmeadowcommunityfarm@torfaen.gov.uk


Last Modified on: 24-03-2017

Forthcoming Events

See You in the Park in August Exhibition

Date:
15/02/2017 - 15/10/2017
Description:
Exhibition with images of our wonderful Pontypool Park from the museum & private collections. Local artists' work for sale.

Pontnewydd Progressive Walk

Date:
27/03/2017
Description:
A moderate intensity 5 mile walk led by a qualified walk leader starting from and returning to the Queen Inn, Upper Cwmbran.

Pontypool Health Walk

Date:
27/03/2017
Description:
A low intensity 1 to 2 mile walk led by a qualified walk leader starting from and returning to Pontypool Active Living Centre

Go Gym with Valleys Gymnastics at Cwmbran Stadium

Date:
27/03/2017
Description:
Gymnastics classes at Cwmbran Stadium
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