WINTER SOLSTICE 21st December, 3 – 5PM

WINTER SOLSTICE 21st December, 3 - 5PM
WINTER SOLSTICE 21st December, 3 - 5PM It's the shortest, darkest and probably the coldest day of the year, so why the celebration? Imagine wrapping up warm, standing around a campfire with a hot drink and staring into the bright flames. It's a perfect time to reflect on the year that is passing and let ...

Highbury Harvest 15th October 2016

Highbury Harvest 15th October 2016
Wow, what a fabulous time it was. Lots of helpers and stallholders, plenty of visitors (about 500 we think) showing lots of interest, ... and hours of sunshine. Even though rain had been forecast, it didn't rain till evening. How lucky were we! Thank you every one of the 21 volunteers who helped and put ...

Family Events, last year and older

Our summer holiday events are Wednesday 5th and 26th August 2015, 1:30 - 4:30 each day. There will be a focus on bushcraft skills. We were oversubscribed last time so early booking is strongly advised! You can do this by emailing Liz at hoccic@gmail.com or by phoning 0121 628 2680. Each session costs £5 per ...

WOODLAND PLAY 2016

All details about Woodland Play sessions are updated here

Harvest Highlights

Harvest Highlights
Lots of people know us from our Facebook page, which gets updates nearly every day, and carries on much more dialogue. The website allows us to stretch out, giving topics more depth and detail, which also takes more time to produce. It's taken a while, but here's our summary of the day. Activities We put ...

Thank You! 1

A tremendous team of volunteers helped at the Highbury Harvest event, and we want to thank you all so much for giving your time, working so hard and making the day most enjoyable for many many people. Some of you prepped the site in recent days and others spent a chunk of the day with ...

Lost Property

Highbury Harvest was a fabulous event, with a plenty of visitors discovering the park itself, our orchard and also Four Seasons Garden Project. By clearing up time we had acquired a mobile phone, a child's scooter, some clothing and were searching for a lost wallet. Most items have now found their way back to their ...

Down to Earth (Wednesdays) 1:30 – 3:30 6

Autumn brings us round to a new academic year and new thoughts about our outdoor learning sessions for home-educators. Please read on to discover our aims for the group. There are many wonderful ways that children learn outdoors and we would like to help your children engage with each of them. First there is the ...

2015 Highbury Harvest

2015 Highbury Harvest
We are having our third annual Highbury Harvest on 17th October (12-4pm, open to all). The Harvest is our day of celebrating apples, honey, herbs, wild food and woodland. We'll have all sorts of related activities: Bring your own apples and have a turn at making apple juice! (See note below) Meet the beekeepers Cast ...

Outdoor Learning Handbook

Outdoor Learning Handbook
Our handbook is free to download as a PDF via this link: Highbury Outdoor Learning handbook If you want your children to be fit and healthy, enjoy and engage in fun and free activities (and learn a little about themselves and our planet along the way), you will find something interesting here! The handbook identifies ...