Welcome to The Calthorpe Project

header-30th-anniversary “An inner city oasis – a community garden and centre where people grow and learn together taking care of each other and the environment.” Download our aims & objectives here        

WHAT’S NEWfox

Easter holiday play activities – EASTER 2014
Pilates – Thursday 6 – 7pm £5

Book now for our new class starting May 8th.

Play Cantonese. 3rd Sunday of the month, 10.00-11.30am.
Learn Cantonese through song, story and play. (Please check www.playcantonese.com for any date changes). 10.00-11.00 free play & snack time 11.00-11.30 story, singing & game filled circle time Best for 3 years & under. £4.50 per adult, kids free, paid on the door, no need to book.
Older Peoples Garden Group

Our gardening group for older people meets every Friday 10am – 3pm.  New members are welcome!

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DSCF0218Corporate Volunteering Go Green for a Day

We have a number of volunteering opportunities for companies who would like to help out their local community garden.  If you would like further details, please give us a ring.

Anaerobic Digestion - A revolutionary new composting system

Click here for further information We are pleased to announce that we have received planning permission to install our digester.  Work is well underway converting our greenhouse into digester storage facility and a volunteer space.  Next week we should be installing the solar panels that will heat the digestate (food waste) and turn it into liquid fertilizer and biogas.  We have some liquid fertilizer from Camley Street that we will experiment with  in the garden.

Weekly Activities – download our timetable Classes for children & adults

Click on the link to watch a 25 minute video made by the London City Farms & Community Gardens Association https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHGYWixlB80

What we do

People from all cultural and diverse backgrounds participate and enrich our activities. Our volunteer and training programme helps people learn new skills, provides opportunity for social interaction and out door exercise as well as offering horticultural training for adults with learning difficulties. Environmental and food growing sessions encourage and develop awareness of organic methods and composting.  Bangladeshi women and older people as well as families participate growing their own food. Our 5-a-side futsal pitch provides programmes to improve health and well-being for young people as well as generating vital revenue from hiring. Sunny day with horses summer 2013

Burt's Bees Wild For Bees Event 1

 

 

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