Northfield Eco Centre hold a range of fun and informative free events and workshops.
Half Term Children’s Eco Workshop
Tuesday 26th October 1-3pm
“For a free Autumn half term activity come along to make bird feeders, paint your own stone creatures and more. Find out what you can do with rubbish! This event is free. All children must be supervised at all times by a parent or guardian.
The event will be run by Flying Start.”
Craftspace : 14-25 year olds
Thursday 28th October 11am-1pm and 2-4pm
“A FREE half term event for 14 to 25 year olds. Young and older are welcome to join in too!
Curious about craft? Ever wondered what to do with your old tea towels? Wonder no more: come along to find out how to make belts, bags, lap top cases and more!
You can drop in to get involved anytime between: 11am and 1pm or 2pm and 4pm
This event will be run by Craftspace. There will be a mobile craft unit in Price’s Square, just off Northfield High Street at the same time. Why not visit both?”
Bulb Planting in Victoria Common
Sunday 31st October 2-4pm
“The Friends of Victoria Common are going out into the park to plant bulbs so we can look forward to a colourful Spring time!
Come and join them for an hour or so in the afternoon and help bring the park to life.
The Friends of will be bringing bulbs and trowels but if you have your own then it will help to make the event bigger and better.
Meet at Northfield Ecocentre before walking into the park”
Gardening Group – Thursdays 10am-12
“Whether you live in a flat or have your own garden, come and learn simple and affordable ways to grow your own food and create a haven for wildlife on your doorstep!
You’ll also learn about forest gardening, composting, wormeries, organic gardening, permaculture and how to create a wildlife area. Together let’s bring the countryside to the city!”
Family Hour – Thursdays 3.30-4.30pm
“An hour packed full of exciting activities for all the family: crafts with recycled materials, eco story time for the under 7’s, and parents can get advice on reducing bills whilst the children play. New, fun and affordable ways to save the planet for all the family!”
Sewing & Crafts – Fridays 10am-12
“Whether you’ve got a creative project on the go, you want to join in with one of our craft workshops or have a skill to share with others come along! Beginners, aspiring and skilled crafts people all welcome.”