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 ...

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 ...

Dogs Behaving Beautifully

Highbury Park is a popular location for dog-walking as the open spaces offer full-on exercise for even the most lively of dogs.  We at Highbury Orchard Community are working with Highbury Park Friends to provide fun taster-training sessions for dogs and their owners or dog-walkers. Flyball training or an assault course are on offer. If ...