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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 - Monday 29th - WHITSUN HALF TERM PART ONE

Come along to the Farm and enjoy some quality family time over the Half Term holidays! Here's our lovely line-up for the first three days:

  • 10.00 - Farm Opens
  • 10.30 - 12.30 - Cuddle Corner - pop in to Cuddle Corner for a cosy cwtch with some of smaller animals
  • 11.30 - Milking Demonstration - come and meet our beautiful British Friesian Dipsy and fnd out where milk comes from and all the awesome things made from milk!
  • 12.00 - Tractor & Trailer Ride - all aboard!
  • 12.30 - Shearing Demonstration - it's that time of year again when our woolly flock get their annual haircut in readiness for the warmer months. Pop along and see shearing in action as well as rolling the fleece. Look out for the Gwent Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers who can spin the fleece straight into yarn and will be displaying examples of their beautiful work
  • 13.00 - 16.00 - Craft - after exploring the farm why not sit down and enjoy being creative at our craft table?
  • 13.30 - Chicken Teatime - help us dish out a tasty teatime treat to our cheeky chooks
  • 14.00 - Tractor & Trailer Ride - all aboard!
  • 15.00 - Shearing Demonstration - it's that time of year again when our woolly flock get their annual haircut in readiness for the warmer months. Pop along and see shearing in action as well as rolling the fleece. Look out for the Gwent Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers who can spin the fleece straight into yarn and will be displaying examples of their beautiful work
  • 16.00 - Tractor & Trailer Ride - all aboard!
  • 16.30 - Animal Bedtime - at the end of a busy day, help us tuck some of our animals in so they can get some rest before doing it all again tomorrow! Zzzzz...
  • 17.00 - Farm Closes

Tuesday 30th May - Sunday 4th June - WHITSUN HALF TERM PART TWO

Come along to the Farm and enjoy some quality family time over the Half Term holidays! Here's our lovely lineup:

  • 10.00 - Farm Opens
  • 10.30 - 12.30 - Cuddle Corner - pop in to Cuddle Corner for a cosy cwtch with some of smaller animals
  • 11.30 - Milking Demonstration  come and meet our beautiful British Friesian Dipsy and fnd out where milk comes from and all the awesome things made from milk!
  • 12.00 - Tractor & Trailer Ride - all aboard!
  • 12.30 - Pig Washing - we're approaching Show Season which means we need to start sprucing up our pretty porkers and get them ready...grab the shampoo and get stuck in with the suds!
  • 13.00 - 16.00 - Craft - after exploring the farm why not sit down and enjoy being creative at our craft table?
  • 13.30 - Chicken Teatime - help us dish out a tasty teatime treat to our cheeky chooks
  • 14.00 - Tractor & Trailer Ride - all aboard!
  • 15.00 - Pig Racing - we are delighted to see the return of one our favourite activities...our racing pigs have been in tough trainging and are ready to charge around the race track but they need your support! Come along and shout for your favourite
  • 16.00 - Tractor & Trailer Ride - all aboard!
  • 16.30 - Animal Bedtime - at the end of a busy day, help us tuck some of our animals in so they can get some rest before doing it all again tomorrow! Zzzzz...
  • 17.00 - Farm Closes

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!

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?!

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: 11-05-2017

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.

Parent & Baby Group at Richmond Road Baptist Church

Date:
23/05/2017
Description:
Every Tuesday morning (term time only) 09.30 till 11.30. A range of activities, games & singing for all pre school children, Mum's, Dad's, Grandparents and carers all welcome.

Baby and Toddler Group at Lighthouse Church

Date:
23/05/2017
Description:
Lighthouse toddlers offers a friendly and welcoming place to have a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy time with your little ones

IT Help Sessions - Beginners and Improvers

Date:
23/05/2017
Description:
Discover how to get the best out of your computer, laptop, tablet, smart phone or e-reader
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