Saturday 14th April - Junior Farmer for a Day - Suitable for age 4-8 (Guardian to attend)
Saturday 31st March - Sunday 15th April
We are all looking forward to one of out favourite times of year on the farm, with new life abundant! Here is the What's On for each day, please note that on Easter Monday (only) children will get free admission if they come in their Easter bonnets and can enter into our Easter bonnet parade at 2.30pm
10.00 Farm Opens
10.30 - 12.30 Cuddle Corner - come and have a cwtch with some of our smaller animals
11.00 - Milking Demonstration - join us in the dairy to see a live milking demonstration and learn all about milk and milk products!
11.30 - Bottle Feed our Kid Goats (£2 per person) A wonderful opportunity to meet our kid goats and help feed them...this can be booked and paid for in advance (with admission) Please call 01633 647662 to book
12.00 - Hop aboard the Tractor & Trailer Ride
12.00 - 16.30 Candling & Handling Drop in sessions - a fantastic activity where you can learn all about life in an eggshell and meet our gorgeous Spring chicks! Please note that this activity will start every half an hour from 12noon, the last session starting at 4.30
12.30 -13.30 Hands on Animal Activity - check out the Whats On on arrival on the Day :-)
13.00 -16.00 Make & Take - Make your own Easter Chick to take home!
14.00 - Hop aboard the Tractor & Trailer Ride
14.30 - Meet, Greet & Groom our Equines
15.00 - 16.30 Cuddle Corner - come and have a cwtch with some of our smaller animals
15.30 - Bottle Feed our Kid Goats (£2 per person) A wonderful opportunity to meet our kid goats and help feed them...this can be booked and paid for in advance (with admission) Please call 01633 647662 to book
16.00 - Hop aboard the Tractor & Trailer Ride
16.30 - Animal Teatime - which of our animals will be getting a special treat today?!? Find out and help the farmers dish it up!
17.00 - Farm closes, time for the animals to hit the hay before another busy day!
Every day - see our Spring lambs, buy and complete a copy of our Easter trail and win a chocolate prize (just £1.20 from the shop), undercover hatchery, delicious food in Cafe Cwtch at Greenmeadow Community Farm, Fun, fun, fun!!!
MAY BANK HOLIDAY
May 7th - Hope Rescue Dog Show
We are delighted to be welcoming the wonderful folk from Hope Rescue who will be hosting one of their fantastic Fun Dog Shows here on May Bank Holiday Monday. There will be 12 different categories your dog can enter, culminating in Best in Show. The judges will select four winners in each category who will get a rosette and a goody bag and Best in Show will also win a bag of Burns Pet Nutrition Dog food. They are also hoping to have a 'Doggy Dash' as part of the day with prizes for the fastest large and small dog! Registration between 11am and 12noon (you can also register after 12) First Class starts at 12noon. Please note, normal admission charge to the farm applies (£6.50 per adult, £5.40 and £23.50 for families 2 adults and up to 3 children) and there is a small charge for each class you choose to enter.
May 12th - Farmer for a Day (Suitable age 8 - 14)
MAY HALF TERM
Saturday 26th May - Sunday 3rd June - even more farm fun to be had in the school holidays! Full Whats On will be posted on here nearer the time
JULY & AUGUST
Saturday 7th July - Junior Farmer for a Day - Suitable for age 4-8 (Guardian to attend)
Saturday 4th August - Farmer for a Day (suitable age 8 - 14)
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!
Saturday 1st September - Junior Farmer for a Day - Suitable for age 4-8 (Guardian to attend)
Sunday 9th 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?
Saturday 27th October - Farmer for a Day (suitable age 8 - 14)
AUTUMN HALF TERM FUN
Saturday 27th October - Sunday 4th November - Halloween and Half term fun!
Wednesday 31st October - 10am - 3.30pm - Halloween Fun for Little Ones - spooky fun for those who do not want too much of a scare!
Wednesday 31st October - Halloween Spooktakular - Gates open at 6pm - prepare for the scare!! Tickets can be bought in advance
Sunday 16th December - Junior Farmer for a Day (age 4-8, guardian must attend)
Sunday 23rd December - Farmer for a Day (age 8 - 14)
Christmas at the Farm...our favourite visitor, Father Christmas will be taking residence in his cosy farm grotto and will be looking forward to meeting and greeting you on the following dates between 10am and 4pm:
Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th (Reindeer flying in on the 9th)
Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th (Reindeer flying in on the 16th)
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd (Reindeer flying in on the 23rd)
Father Christmas will also be with us for our Twinkley Twilight Christmas Celebration evening on Tuesday 11th December between 4pm and 8pm
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 2018 is as follows:
Saturday 3rd March - 'New Ways with Shawls - shape & texture' A knit-along with Mandy Smith
Sunday 18th March - Taster Session - Join the terrifically talented team from the Gwent Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers and have a go at all 3 crafts - Spinning, Weaving & Dying! No previous experience needed! Just £20 per person...suitable from age 16 (or younger if attending with adult)
Saturday 7th April - Natural Dyeing - Sue Cromack, Cost £5
Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th April - Guild Members will be attending Wonderwool Wales at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Showground, Builth Wells
Saturday 5th May - 3D Felting - Claire Harris, Cost £5
Saturday 2nd June - Eco-printing - Caroline Bell, Cost £10 (spaces limited, 10.30 - 4.30) Caroline is a textile artist whose inspiration comes from nature. She will be demonstrating a way of applying natural dyes to silk. The process, called 'eco-printing,' involves applying heat and moisture to fabric combined with plant material.
Saturday 7th July - Wet-felted Pictures Chris Waite, Cost £5
Saturday 4th August - Embellish Your Felted Picture and Clear up your Snags! No charge
Saturday 1st September - Techniques for preparing and spinning long & short staples. Marilyn Rowlatt & Wendy Parsons, Cost £5
Saturday 6th October - Blending Board, Hackle & Diz - make your own sliver to spin. Mkiru Onyechi & Marianne Larcombe, Cost £5
Saturday 3rd November - Annual General Meeting Exhibition of Felted Pictures
Saturday 1st December - Christmas Craft, Bring a Plate, No Charge
For more information on the Guild, please call or visit www.gwentguildwsd.co.uk
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Join us for February Half-term fun & frolics! (Saturday 23rd February - Sunday 3rd March)
Tel: 01633 647662 or Email: email@example.com
Last Modified on: 19-03-2018