Higher Sound!

Fancy blowing your horn or strumming your strings with other people? Yes this is what we thought, so we’ve started a weekly drop in for musicians of all styles and abilities on Tuesday afternoons in the Medway. It will be run by Andy Morgan and there will be tea, coffee Read more…

Sunflower competition 2021!

Our sunflower competition is back!  See if you’ve got what it takes to grow a sunflower bigger than our record holder, little Edie’s in 2019 which was 357cm tall! It costs £2 to enter and in your pack you will get two Russian Giant seeds, a pot, two labels, twine Read more…

Repair Day

          Before  Christmas a few of us had a chat in the pub about getting together to try and mend local household goods to try and reduce waste. Since then we have managed to get a lovely team of skilled repairers together who are willing to Read more…

Plant sale and book swap

We’re having a book swap and plant sale! Bring good quality books for children and adults, and DVDs to swap like-for-like (bring 5 take 5 or donate for extra!). Ginny and the wildflower nursery team will also be there selling their plants. Have yourself a cuppa and stock up on Read more…

Drop in for coffee

Would you like to meet new people and have a cuppa and a chat? One of the things we have wanted to do for a while is to be available to open the common room for people to come and enjoy a tea or coffee and meet new people. Now Read more…

Macrame bracelet workshop

As promised, we are running our next workshop on Sunday 19th May, 10:00am-12:00pm in the Medway block, Higher Ground, Allendale. Come and make a colourful bracelet and learn how to master a few basic macrame knots, adding your own detail with different beads. Perfect for a personal gift or for Read more…

Apple tree grafting workshop

Here it is! After having so much interest in the prospect of an apple tree grafting workshop, Honest Graft who are a community interest company from Newcastle who work with community orchards, are coming to run a fantastic workshop for our project next month. It will be on Sunday 24th Read more…