Bulwell Forest Garden is a community garden run by local residents. There are 25 communal growing plots, a wildlife area, sensory garden and community orchard. Volunteer opportunities Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, in gardening and conservation work. We hold a Lunch Club every Friday, where we harvest, cook and share a meal together as a community in our outdoor kitchen. We also deliver regular Family Environmental Play sessions, Adult Learning Workshops, Cooking Workshops and Community Events.
Facilities: Volunteering, Community space for hire, Picnic area, Community recycling/composting, Play activities, Holiday activities, Wildlife area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: During opening times
Mon, Wed, Fri - 10am-4pm
Sat - 1pm-4pm
Please note in Winter, we reduce our hours.
(Tues & Thurs - 9am-5pm, Exclusive access is given to Cantrell Primary School as an outdoor classroom space, via their playground)
Tram "Bulwell Forest"
Bus 17 "St Albans Road"
Austin Street is 5 minutes walk from both tram and bus.
Entrance gate is halfway along Austin Street, next to house number 113..
Friday, January 1, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Training and networking for care farmers
A programme of national and regional events offered by the Growing Care Farming project. The programme includes regular themed webinars, network meetings, training courses and launch events for those working...
Our monthly networking sessions are open to anyone involved in care farming and green care, regardless of where you live or what stage you're are at.
As it's not always possible to meet face-to-face at the moment, please do join us and say hello!
Our online gatherings are an member benefit that take place on first Thursday of each month. The events are part of SF&G's commitment to support networking and improve practice across the sector. A member of SF&G staff will...
Popular picture book character Stick Man is teaming up with local community groups across the UK to encourage urban children to get outdoors and explore the natural world. Fun-filled activity trails have been opened at five community growing sites...
Social Farms & Gardens is delighted to announce that Care Farming Development Manager Dr Rachel Bragg has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's birthday honours for services to academia and Green Care - congratulations Rachel!
Rachel has been a...
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented global impact and we want to ensure we support our members, as we look forward to moving out of this difficult time.
We’ve developed a short survey that builds on the one we ran in April/May 2020, and...
'The Resilience of the Community Growing Sector in Northern Ireland' Report has been published this week and is now available to view.
The report was completed by Social Farms & Gardens in June 2020 during the Covid 19 pandemic...
We are delighted to announce that Social Farms & Gardens has been selected to lead the 'Growing Care Farming' Project.
This project is part of the £10m Children and Nature Programme being supported by Defra, funded by the Department of Education...