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Orchard Open Day, 18 May

Orchard Open Day, 18 May

  As part of Jesmond Community Festival, our annual Open Day takes place on Saturday, 18 May from 1.00 until 4.00 p.m. There'll be crafts and games for all, including a treasure hunt, giant bubbles, story-telling, the famous snail races, perhaps some surprises...

Plant Sale: Acorn Road, 11 May

Plant Sale: Acorn Road, 11 May

Our green fingered committee members are working very hard to make this year's Plant Sale the very best, which on such a miserable day is a cheering event to look forward to! There'll be an especially good range of shrubs, annuals, herbaceous plants, evergreens and...

Donations welcome!

Donations welcome!

We are a completely volunteer-run organisation managing the Orchard and hosting free community events, so any and all donations go a long way in helping with yearly and one off costs. If you like to visit the Orchard or have enjoyed any of our events, you might like...

DIY Italian picnic

DIY Italian picnic

There's a lovely event coming up in the Orchard on 7 May, organised by committee member Antonella Rea - wearing her languages hat - so, bring along a tuck box and enjoy a picnic with a difference!     This event coincides nicely with the Orchard Network's annual...

Spring in the Orchard

Spring in the Orchard

2024 has been a busy year in the Orchard so far in spite of the cold, wet, windy weather and there are more exciting activities to come! Our spring celebrations as part of Jesmond Community Festival begin with Blossom Day on 7 May when an Italian poetry and Music...

A busy start to 2024

A busy start to 2024

In spite of the wet weather, it's been a busy year so far - there's always plenty to see and do at Jesmond Community Orchard! Click the title to see some photos of what we've been up to. [gallery...