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..
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Growing Care Farming: National, Regional and Online events
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Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 11:00 to Friday, December 31, 2021 - 16:00
At the outset of the pandemic we started running regular webinars to help our members navigate the rapidly changing landscape brought about by COVID-19. These proved to be incredibly popular and we loved the increased sense of solidarity and...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 10:00 to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 16:00
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Read our newly published blog in the Urban Agricultural Magazine today! In collaboration with the University of Kent, and as part of the FEW Meter programme, the blog examines how when the UK went into lockdown in March, many ...