Grannie’s Caribbean Garden at Loughborough Farm, Wednesdays from 1 May 2024

Explore the therapeutic nature of gardening at Loughborough Farm – join us for our six free workshops for elders. Grannie’s Caribbean Garden is a project that links gardening in the Caribbean with the plants and herbs that can be grown in England and other areas of the world.

Art & Wellbeing Workshops, 28 March to 18 April 1pm-3pm

You will learn how to create unique artworks using waste materials while networking and collaborating with other participants. This hands-on experience aims to improve artistic skills, enhance personal well-being, and instigate a connection to sustainable practices. These workshops are FREE to join, thanks to Thriving Fiveways Living Room Project.

The Campaign for a Lift at Loughborough Junction Station, 3 & 4 April 4:30pm-7pm

The campaign for a lift at Loughborough Junction continues: at the last check we are at 1,165 signatures, but we still need more. Join us for leafletting at the station on Wednesday 3 April from 4.30pm to 7pm and Thursday 4 April from 4.30pm to 7pm.

Native Hedge Planting Day at Loughborough Farm, Saturday 23rd March 11am-4pm

Join us for a fun-filled day of planting some native hedgrow at Loughborough Farm in our new Wild Mind Yard area. We’ll provide all the necessary tools and guidance – all welcome. Please register to attend by emailing [email protected] ✉️

Don’t Forget Dementia awareness evening, Thursday 21 March 6pm-9pm

LJAG is proud to present Thriving Fiveways’ first event under its Community Living Room programme of local wellbeing events. Natoya Whyte is running a dementia awareness event at Moorlands Community Centre, on Corry Drive on Thursday 21 March from 6pm to 9pm. No ticket required but there is more information on the Eventbrite page.

Meet the Community on Social Prescribing Day Thursday 14th March 2024

Come and meet some of the amazing community organisations working in the Loughborough Junction and Myatt’s Fields areas of South London, all offering a variety of volunteering opportunities and ideas for staying active and healthy. Meet the Loughborough Farm, a community food growing project; the team from Myatt’s Fields Park; and Healthy Living Platform and their food pantries. Meet at Akerman Health Centre, 60 Patmos Road London SW9 6AF from 2:30pm-4pm.

Loughborough Farm Market Saturday 2 March 2024 11am-3pm

Loughborough Farm hold their monthly market on the first Saturday of the month. They sell indoor and outdoor plants to raise money for the farm.

The Platform Cafe Book Store Pop Up 7-10 & 14-17 March 2024

In March The Platform Café will host a Book Garden Pop up selling a wide range of fantastic second hand books, from great reads, to art and music inspiration, food, poetry and nature. Alongside there will be free drop in paper craft workshops and Zine making re-using old books.

Loughborough Farm Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop 22 Feb 2024 1:30pm-4pm

Hands on pruning, propagating and planting fruit bushes to take home. We will cover apple and pear pruning too.

Wassail at Loughborough Farm on Saturday 10 February 2024 12pm-2:30pm

Loughborough Farm are having their annual Wassail this Saturday 10 February at midday. This is a mid-winter tradition to celebrate Loughborough Junction’s fruit trees. Meet at Loughborough Farm for live folk music and hot spiced apple juice, followed by a walk around Wyck Forest Garden to bless the orchard.