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Wassailing in the Orchard 2024

Wassailing in the Orchard 2024

Come and help the Orchard to flourish in the New Year! Follow our Green Man to raise a toast to the trees and bring music and merriment to the dark winter days.  Light refreshments available. A free community event, Saturday, 6 January, 2.00 - 3.00 p.m.

Apple Day 2023 at Jesmond Community Orchard

Apple Day 2023 at Jesmond Community Orchard

This year's Apple Day celebration is due to take place on Saturday 14 October, 1.00 - 3.30 p.m. Now that the Orchard has been extended, we'll be able at last, to hold the event in the Orchard itself! It's located in  the north-west corner of  St. Andrew's Cemetery;...

Apple Identification Course 27 September

Apple Identification Course 27 September

We won't be able to offer the Apple Identification stand at our forthcoming Apple Day on 14 October, so we've arranged for Hilary Dodson, expert in the field, to lead a short course in this fascinating subject on Wednesday 27 September, 10.30am - 3pm in Jesmond...

Newcastle Garden & Allotment Show

Newcastle Garden & Allotment Show

Fiona Clarke has again been invited to give a talk about grafting fruit trees at the Newcastle Garden and Allotment Show, at Leazes Park this Saturday 16 September, 11.00 - 4.00. Fiona's talk will be at 12.45pm in one of the tents - and well worth a listen. We will...

Open Day 20 May 2023

Open Day 20 May 2023

  As part of Jesmond Community Festival, our annual Open Day takes place this Saturday, 20 May from 1.00 until 4.00 p.m. There'll be crafts and games for all, our famous snail races and a special treat this year - spellbinding stories from Jesmond's own story...

Plant Sale – Saturday 13 May

Plant Sale – Saturday 13 May

As part of Jesmond Community Festival, the Orchard's celebrated and ever-popular plant sale will take place on Acorn Road (corner of Sanderson Road beside Boilerhouse hairdresser) on Saturday, 13 May, 10.30 a.m. - 2.30 p.m. Come along and choose from a wide selection...