August Open Day – Creepy Crawlies – Saturday 12th August 12-4pm

August Open Day at Caldmore Community Garden – Creepy Crawlies!

Saturday 12th August, 12-4pm

  • The Great Bug Hunt in the Garden.
  • Learn how to make your own wormery.
  • Creepy crawlies arts and crafts.
  • Photo exhibition – photos taken by children from our holiday club and youth from NCS The Challenge.
  • Photo portrait studio – tell us what you think of the Garden and have your photo taken.
  • Games and races, samosas, cakes and drinks at our community cafe.

Address: Caldmore Community Garden, Carless Street, WS1 3RH

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July Open Day – Big Butterfly Count – Saturday 29th July

July Open Day – Big Butterfly Count

When: Saturday 29th July 2017 at 12-4pm

Join us at the Big Butterfly Count – national action day to count and get to know British butterfly species! There will be family competitions, butterfly arts and crafts, and butterfly feeder making.

Peter and Natalie Mason will play for us live at the Garden – enjoy the music with a non-alcoholic coctail made with some of the herbs and fruit grown in the garden.

Come to our Photo Portrait Studio – as a part of our ongoing consultation, you can have your family portrait taken in return for your ideas for the Community Garden.

There will be games and races, barbecue, cakes and drinks at our community cafe. So why not come to the Garden and spend a lovely afternoon enjoying the outdoors, relaxing, learning and being a part of a great local community project?

Palestine Day – Sunday 23rd July

Palestine Day

When: Sunday 23rd July 2017 at 12-4pm

Join Walsall Kobar Friendship Association for a Palestine Day at Caldmore Community Garden.

Keynote Speaker – Jackie Walker, former Vice Chair of Momentum, will give a speech Palestine in the modern British political context – The importance of resisting smears of anti-Semitism: a personal account. Her presentation will be followed by a film Balfour and Me.

There will be book stalls, refreshments, a lot of family activities – magic show, ballon art, gardening activities, games, pottery decorating

For more information contact Sureha 0741 599 1636.

 

Caldmore Acoustic Music Festival

Caldmore Acoustic Music Festival

When: Saturday 8th July 2017 at 2-11pm

Where: Caldmore Community Garden (12 Carless Street, WS1 3RH Walsall) and The White Lion Public House (150 Sandwell St, WS1 3EQ Walsall)

Join us for a day of music jointly hosted by Caldmore Men’s Shed, Caldmore Community Garden and The White Lion Public House.

From 2pm in the Caldmore Community Garden.
Garden cafe open with refreshments and home made cakes and barbecue. Lots to do for the children with arts and crafts and garden games.

From 7pm in the White Lion.
Special festival beers and barbecue.

 

 

 

Sensory Open Day – Saturday 24th June

Sensory Open Day

When: Saturday 24th June 2017 at 12-4pm

Join us for our June Open Day – we will be presenting our Sensory Garden to the community with plenty of activities focusing on our sensory experience of nature.

12.00-4pm – Garden of the Senses
– sensory arts and crafts
– tours of our sensory garden
– sensory games and challenges
12.00-4pm – Barbecue, cakes and drinks at our community cafe

Come to the garden to enjoy the outdoors, relax, learn and be part of a great local community project.

Bees and Butterflies Open Day – Saturday 27th May

Bees and Butterflies Open Day

When: Saturday 27th May 2017 at 12-4pm

Caldmore Community Garden would like to invite everyone to our “Bees and Butterflies” Open Day this Saturday.

Come to the garden to enjoy the outdoors, relax, learn and be part of a great local community project.

There will be plenty of activities for all ages:
– bees and butterflies arts and crafts
– bee and butterfly friendly plant trail and competition
– make a bee hotel
– face-painting
– barbecue and cakes and drinks at our community cafe.

You are very welcome to bring your own picnic.

Spring Open Day – Saturday 1st April

Spring Open Day

When: Saturday 1st April 2017 at 12-4pm

‣ Easter Egg Hunt – don’t miss the 1pm start!
‣ Find signs of spring in the garden
‣ Spring arts and crafts and garden activities for children
‣ Pizza from our own clay oven
‣ Delicious cakes and drinks in our Garden Café

Lots of things to do for everyone and a chance to help out and get to know more about the garden’s many activities, including our Men’s Shed project.

 

Caldmore Men’s Shed – Christmas Open Day – Sunday 19th December

Caldmore Men’s Shed – Christmas Open Day

When: Sunday 19th December 2016 at 12-14pm

Caldmore Men’s Shed

Come on down and find out what it is all about! We will be throwing the doors open on the Men’s Shed project in Caldmore Community Garden. We aim to fire up the wood fired pizza oven and making pizza for sharing in the great outdoors. We will be opening up the Shed and talking about the things we want to achieve as a group as well looking for your ideas for the project. Pizza and festive refreshment provided. Entrance free, everyone welcome, men and women alike all ages welcome. Come and find out what we are about.

Autumn Open Day – Saturday 15th October

Autumn Open Day

When: Saturday 15th October 2016 at 12-4pm

Autumn Fun for all ages:

– Apple Pie Competition
Make your favourite apple pudding and win a prize!
Pies to be delivered by 1pm, judging will take place at 1.30pm.
– Autumn arts & crafts
– Bulb planting
– Prepare the garden for winter
– Community cafe: hot and cold drinks and apple delicacies (apple pie tasting after the competition at 2pm)
– Pizzas straight from our pizza oven

Celebrate the autumn in the community garden!

Our open days are supported with funding by Near Neighbours.