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 ...

Children’s Community Garden 2015

Children's Community Garden 2015
This post contains a diary of events and reflections on the different features that make up our children's community garden. We hope it gives a taste of  the different events, the successes and set-backs, and generally helps others who would like to do something similar in their community space. 10th August, the Keyhole Garden The ...

Woodland Play Club & Holiday Events

Woodland Play Club & Holiday Events
WOODLAND PLAY UNDER 5s welcomes home-schooling families and those with under 5s, with provision for the babies too. Meet with Liz every Wednesday in term-time 1:30 - 3:30, but you can leave earlier to pick up older children from school. WOODLAND PLAY  AFTER SCHOOL CLUB welcomes 5-8 year olds and their siblings, accompanied by a ...

Community Orchard Events 4

Community Orchard Events
Community Orchard events are for anyone and everyone. News of the next one: Saturday 17th October  1 - 5pm HIGHBURY HARVEST 2 Plans for Highbury Harvest are already underway. Details will be posted nearer the date. (Community Orchard open work sessions occur on 1st and 3rd Sundays from 1pm throughout the year, meeting at the ...

Highbury Harvest stories and pictures

Highbury Harvest stories and pictures
                      Right from the word go, we had a great team on board to help produce this event. Angela, Margaret, Saifer, Amjad, Esther and Clare had all been part of the planning group back in July. On the day Richard and Kathy were up early ...

Zero Coca Cola 2

Fit and Healthy in Birmingham Parks Birmingham City Council Public Health department is concerned about the low levels of fitness and high incidence of obesity and diabetes amongst its residents. There are abnormally high numbers of children with these issues in our city. “24.4% of Birmingham children are overweight or obese when they start school ...

Woodland Play

Woodland Play
5th November: after a break for half-term our Woodland Play after school club and the earlier group, Down to Earth returned to the serious business of playing outdoors last Wednesday. We made good use of the leaves in the early afternoon, and found some excellent hiding places after school. As we said a cheery goodbye ...