Garden gnome trail at harvest fair

September 30 2016

GOLDEN Hill Community Garden celebrated the coming of autumn with their annual Harvest Fair. The sun shone as they welcomed 700 visitors for traditional fair games, live music, storytelling, a wonderful array of cakes and pizza from an outdoor clay oven.

GOLDEN Hill Community Garden celebrated the coming of autumn with their annual Harvest Fair. The sun shone as they welcomed 700 visitors for traditional fair games, live music, storytelling, a wonderful array of cakes and pizza from an outdoor clay oven. 

Children's activities this year included a garden gnome trail and a vegetable monster competition, won by seven year old, Varan. The fruit and veg was donated by Gardners Patch greengrocers on Gloucester Rd. 

The fair raised £1,200 for the Garden which will enable them to further their community outreach projects which this year included holiday 'Family Days' for children with special educational needs or disabilities to enjoy with their siblings. 

Lucy  Mitchell, project coordinator, was thrilled with the proceeds and said: "Thank all the volunteers and supporters who helped make the Fair such a great success." 

Golden Hill Community Garden runs toddler groups, after school clubs and holiday adventure days for children. Their on site 'Bishopton Balehouse' - a straw bale eco building - is available for hire for meetings and workshops.