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AGM 2022

AGM 2022

Our Annual General Meeting will take place at Jesmond Library on Tuesday 12 July, 2022, 6.30 - 7.30 p.m. There'll be a review of the past year in the Orchard and ideas for the future plus our new Song for the Orchard. There'll be free refreshments too!  All welcome.

Orchard Open Day, 21 May

Orchard Open Day, 21 May

  As part of Jesmond Community Festival, our annual Open Day takes place this Saturday, 21 May from 1.00 until 4.00 p.m. There'll be crafts and games for all, including pebble painting, bark rubbing, giant bubbles, a nature poetry workshop and, of course, the...

Jesmond Community Orchard: the Movie!

Jesmond Community Orchard: the Movie!

  As part of the Orchard's contribution to Jesmond Community Festival 2022, the premiere of our new film will take place on Thursday 19 May at Jesmond Library, St. George's Terrace, NE2 2DL, 6.00-7.00 p.m. Made by a local film-maker, it shows a year in the life...

The Orchard is growing!

The Orchard is growing!

The lodge in St. Andrew's Cemetery has become vacant and we're delighted that the Council has agreed that Jesmond Community Orchard can take over part of the lodge's huge garden. This exciting development will almost double the size of the Orchard - you'd be welcome...

Gardening Days 2022

Gardening Days 2022

Our fortnightly Gardening Days will start again from Sunday 10 April, 10.30qm - 12.30pm, and carry on through the summer, usually on the second and fourth Sunday of each month. All are welcome - if you're an absolute beginner, an experienced gardener, an established...

Grafting course – 5 March, Holy Name Church Hall

Grafting course – 5 March, Holy Name Church Hall

A second opportunity to come and graft your own apple trees. Choice of many varieties and rootstocks for all locations - tubs, small gardens or allotments. Experienced and enthusiastic tutor and orchardists will make sure you succeed.  All tools and materials...