Now in its forth year, Bridge Street Community Garden will be hosting some fantastic community events for 2018.
The garden is a resource for the community, so if you have any ideas for events or projects suggestions are welcomed. If you’re interested in meeting the fabulous team of existing volunteers, learn or share new skills please pop in to one of our working parties or drop in gardening sessions (details below).
Our regular working parties are held on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month Starting Saturday 7th April.
For gardening sessions: Timings will be 10:00am-12:30pm.
Timings for social events; BBQ, garden parties and festivities will typically run from 11am – 3pm. (set up from 10am)
(check the events page or Facebook link below for further info)
Drop in gardening session every Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm Start from 11th April 2018
Bridge Street Community Garden 2018 Dates
please refer back to this list for any changes/updates that may occur before an event.
Sunday 25th March – British Summer Term Begins
Saturday 31st March – Spring Clean – Litter Pick
Saturday 7th April – Setting shallots, onions sets, broad beans & general tidy up
Saturday 21st April – Sowing squash plants; courgette, pumpkin, sweetcorn, cucumber –
Sunday 22nd April – Earth Day – Educational work shops to end plastic pollution
Saturday 5th May – Composting workshop and sowing/planting salads
Saturday 19th May – Planting out; squash/sweetcorn/beans
Sunday 20th May – Banbury Friendship Festival – networking community groups, organized walks, bring and share food event.
Saturday 2nd June – Timber treatment & Planting out Brassica and salad crops
Saturday 16th June – General gardening session; watering/feeding and second sowing of salad crops
Saturday 30th June – 4th Anniversary celebrations Garden Party
Saturday 7th July – General gardening session; watering, feeding & harvesting; picking beans, beetroot, salad crops and early potatoes
Saturday 21st July – General Gardening Session;
Saturday 4th August – General Gardening Session;
Saturday 18th August – Harvesting produce for Banbury food fair; learn how to present vegetables for exhibition.
Sunday 19th August – Banbury Food Fair (stall – gazebo to promote activities)
Saturday 1st September – General Gardening Session
Saturday 15th September – Garden Party – Harvest Festival BBQ
Saturday 19th September – General Gardening Session; Splitting hardy annuals (herbs)
Saturday 6th October – General Gardening Session; Timber treatment, harvesting and mulching
Saturday 20th October – General gardening session; Winter bedding plants
Canal Day 2018 – Dates to be Confirmed.
International Day 2018 – Dates to be confirmed