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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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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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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Big Dig Food Growing Event 22nd April 2017

Sat 22 April, Big Dig Food Growing Event, Martineau Gardens, 2pm – 4pm Free entry A chance to kick start your growing year or come and find out all about the wonderful world of grow your own. Join the Community Garden for an edible gardening event to inspire you to brush off the cobwebs on […]

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Stories on Halloween Night 31st October 2016

Monday 31 October,     6pm – 9pm (last entry 8pm) Tickets: £5 Adults, Children £2 * (click here to go straight to on-line ticket sales) Tonight is the night when witches ride.  With Traditional Arts Team and Martineau Gardens Take a ghost walk around the Gardens as darkness falls. Stand in the shadows, the woods or beside […]

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Day of the Dead Celebrations 30th October 2016

Day of the Dead Celebrations – Dia de muertos Sunday 30 October, 2016 From 2pm until 4pm Sugar Skulls Workshops for children. Members of the Mexican Community in the Midlands are running a ‘Day of the Dead’ activity to share the tradition with you. See the altar that will be set up at Martineau Gardens keeping […]

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