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The Community Garden is a thriving, tranquil, nature-rich green oasis right in the heart of the city of Bristol. Together, we are building a resilient, connected and sustainable community.

'The growing in the garden is lovely and the sessions are very therapeutic and informative. It also appears to be a much-valued ‘sanctuary’ to the community in this inner city area of Bristol, and I would recommend them. It’s a wonderful use of what was once a very sad, decaying place.'' Eric

What we do:

- provide a space for health and well being for all the community to reflect, interact, grow

- deliver a range of educational workshops for children, families and local adults groups

- host a range of creative, diverse events responsive to our local community

- provide a safe, accessible space for everyone to enjoy

- showcase organic food growing techniques and grow medicinal plants, reactive to climate change

- offer volunteer opportunities for gardening and environmental education

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Through funding from BBC Children in Need we are able to provide more activities in the garden, like family nature days. Photo Paul Blakemore

We have funding from BBC Children in Need for the next three years (2019-2021) to provide locally-based, accessible nature-based activities for children and families delivering learning programmes in organic food growing, heritage craft and forest school-inspired play.

The project will deliver creative, educational and play-rich activities/events/workshops based in our Community Garden and the main Trinity building.

The project aims to tackle isolation – build community cohesion - build relationships and mutual respect - improve communication skills - build self - belief – increase confidence and develop essential life skills We are looking to build partnerships with local primary, secondary schools and charities working with children and families in the area. Get in touch if you would like to take part in the project.

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Set up in 2014, the garden runs activities in organic horticulture, food and sustainable living skills and ideas available for the local people, regardless of age, gender, ability or education.

In 2016 / 2017 the Garden Project delivered over 200 sessions and activities . Over 600 people attended, with many attending regular weekly drop ins or workshops.

Click here to find out more about past activities.

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