Bird Box Making

Make a bird box in at Foundry Wood to put in your garden or give as a Christmas present! Suitable for children 10 years and over. Workshop times: 11am-1pm OR 1-3pm This is a family activity and children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information visit www.foundrywood.co.uk These workshops are part of a […]

Jephson’s Jungle Club

Bring your child to make a fun Halloween craft item. No need to book, just turn up at any point during the session – activity lasts around 15 minutes. Jungle Club provides fun activities for children on Tuesday mornings during school holidays. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Email ranger@action21.co.uk for more information.

Tree-mendous Trees

A fun children’s tree walk around Jephson Gardens. Do some bark rubbing and create a leaf collage. Suitable for ages 4-10 but other ages welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential: email ranger@action21.co.uk for more information and to book. 10.30am-12pm- fully booked 2-3.30pm –  spaces available

Winter Walk

A relaxed walk looking at the history and wildlife of Jephson Gardens. No need to book, just turn up. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Email ranger@action21.co.uk for more information.

Dobson Lane Community Allotments – helping the saplings survive monthly work party

Last year Dobson Lane Community Allotments planted over 200 trees from the Woodland Trust and 200 trees from Royal Horticultural Society. Come and help these saplings survive by keeping the grass down around them, watering and mulching. Wear old clothes and sturdy footwear. 1st Tuesday of each month · arrive at the gates for 10.30am […]

Dobson Lane Community Allotments – helping the saplings survive monthly work party

Last year Dobson Lane Community Allotments planted over 200 trees from the Woodland Trust and 200 trees from Royal Horticultural Society. Come and help these saplings survive by keeping the grass down around them, watering and mulching. Wear old clothes and sturdy footwear. 1st Tuesday of each month · arrive at the gates for 10.30am […]

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Organised by a partnership of Action 21 and Canalside Community Food This fun and fascinating workshop will cover general pruning principles for apple and pear trees, with a focus on formative pruning of young trees to develop shape and growth. Any instances of tree disease within Canalside’s fruit orchard will also be looked at. All […]

Dobson Lane Community Allotments – helping the saplings survive monthly work party

Last year Dobson Lane Community Allotments planted over 200 trees from the Woodland Trust and 200 trees from Royal Horticultural Society. Come and help these saplings survive by keeping the grass down around them, watering and mulching. Wear old clothes and sturdy footwear. 1st Tuesday of each month · arrive at the gates for 10.30am […]

Toddler & Baby Table Top Clothes Sale

All items only 50p – £1 – come and bag a bargain! Action 21 is keen to save items from landfill and support our local community by providing an affordable start to family life. We receive tonnes of donations of good quality baby clothes – this is a great chance to stock up on all […]

Jephson’s Jungle Club – Half-term activity

Attract feathered friends to your garden! Bring your child along to make a bird feeder.   No need to book, just turn up at any time during the session – activity takes around 15 minutes. Jephson’s Jungle Club provides fun activities for children on Tuesday mornings during school holidays. Suitable for 4-10 year olds – […]