Twelfth Night with Folksy Theatre 22nd August 2017

Firm favourites at Martineau Gardens, touring rural theatre company Folksy Theatre are returning to Martineau Gardens with one of Shakespeare’s most famous comedies, ‘Twelfth Night’, on Tuesday 22 August 2017, 6.30pm. Two twin siblings, Viola and Sebastian, are separated in a shipwreck and Viola takes on the appearance of a man to be accepted to work […]

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Princess and the Pig with Folksy Theatre 16th August 2017

We’re delighted to welcome back Folksy Theatre this summer, with their new family-friendly musical adaptation of Jonathan Emmett’s ‘The Princess & The Pig’, on Wednesday 16 August, 6.30pm. There’s been a dreadful mix-up in the royal nursery. Priscilla the princess has switched places with Pigmella, the farmer’s new piglet! The kindly farmer and his wife […]

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Summer Garden Party 15th July 2017

Saturday 15 July 2017, 4pm – 8pm Charity Auction and Raffle  In support of Martineau Gardens, our beautiful therapeutic Community Garden   2017 sees the return of our fabulous Summer Garden Party, for the fourth year running. Each year this fundraising event gets stronger and stronger in its mission to raise funds for Martineau Gardens. Each year […]

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The Herb Patch Course 24 June 2017

Course: The Herb Patch – growing and using your own medicines  Sat 24 June, 10am – 3pm Description: A basic introduction to some safe and effective home-grown herbal treatments for common domestic health problems. Cost: £35 (no concessions) We will cover the following aspects of six or so well-known and easily-grown herbs: 1) Basic planting […]

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Storytelling Festival 17th June 2017

Sat 17 June, Storytelling Festival, Martineau Gardens, 11am – 7pm with the Traditional Arts Team Tickets: Adult £7 accompanied children £2*, in advance (or on the gate subject to availability). The Martineau Gardens’ Storytelling Festival returns for 2017. Look forward to a family-friendly day of storytelling, in the grounds of a beautiful community garden, presented by the Traditional Arts […]

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Forage and Cook Course 6th June 2017

Foraging isn’t just a countryside past-time, it can be an urban adventure too! Choose from one of these identical courses on Tuesdays 9 May or 6 June 2017 for an evening of foraging and wild cooking. Working within the beautiful location of Martineau Gardens, join the experts from Loaf cookery school. You’ll be able to […]

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Nettlefest 20th May 2017

Nettlefest – Sat 20 May, 11am – 6pm, free entry    at Martineau Gardens A free community based event, organised by SAB Permaculture  – intending to spread the word about this abundant resource and its many benefits. An event to bring the community together to share knowlege, skills and fun. For more details visit the […]

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Spring Event 14th May 2017

Sun 14 May, Spring Event, Martineau Gardens, 11am-3pm Tickets: £3 adult, £1 concessions, £6 family Enjoy live music, delicious food and family friendly activities. The community garden is holding a family friendly fete, perfect for relaxing in the Gardens in the height of Spring and having fun. Wander around local stalls, find out about gardening, join in with wildlife […]

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Forage and Cook Course 9th May 2017

Foraging isn’t just a countryside past-time, it can be an urban adventure too! Choose from one of these identical courses on Tuesdays 9 May or 6 June 2017 for an evening of foraging and wild cooking. Working within the beautiful location of Martineau Gardens, join the experts from Loaf cookery school. You’ll be able to […]

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Bee Keeping Courses 6 and 13 May 2017.

Bee Keeping Courses 6 and 13 May 2017 Introductory one-day courses on the art of bee keeping. So you think you would like to keep bees? You may have noticed a number of media reports commenting on the current problems facing the honey bee and thought, “What can I do about it?” Well, for one you […]

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