There are 66 allotment plots on a site off Lippiat Lane which are managed by a Management Committee on behalf of the Parish Council which owns the site. You are welcome to apply for a a full or half plot at any time. We help beginners to get going and keep going to enjoy some wonderful produce.
The allotments can be worked during the Covid19 lockdown as that is view as exercise following national guidance here.
Contact the Secretary Sandra Heward: 01761 479 844
Green Action Group
We are a relaxed group of villagers who have big ideas to build a more sustainable and resilient life style for the community. We take action on the climate emergency, local food, transport, green energy, opposing fracking and the expansion of Bristol airport. We support the Parish Council on these issues. Find out more about how the group works towards these broad aims and join us.
We meet at 7.30pm on the 2nd Tuesday in the month at the Myra Heyward Room of the Conygre Hall North Road, Timsbury. New members are very welcome at any time, just come along and introduce yourself or contact below. We hold many activities that promote gardening and crafts for members and the public:
- Annual Spring Show
- Annual Summer Show in August
- Annual Craft Fair
- Talks and demonstrations
- Visits to interesting gardens in the area
Village Planting & Spaces by the Parish Council
The Parish Council coordinates planting in many boxes and tubs across the village with many volunteers. We also manage the Miners’ Memorial Garden and the Triangle in Church Lane. Some of this is supported by involving the Community Payback Team of people doing their Community Service. We are aiming to make the planting more sustainable – lasting longer, beneficial to wildlife and possibly including some edible plants. The scheme was originally started by villagers inspired by the In Bloom national scheme.
Get in touch with the Clerk f you have any ideas or would like to help out in making the village look attractive – there is some much that we could do.
St Mary’s School also does some gardening projects with the children.
The next Taste of Timsbury Food & Drink Festival will be on Saturday 26 Sept. 2020. The first was held in Sept. 2016 with around 1000 people enjoying a sunny day sampling the wonderful local produce, hearing talks on food related themes, and learning top cooking tips from the experts. The buzz was fantastic and the feedback we have received has been incredibly positive. . Generally we are networking with many local groups and businesses promoting local and good food.
To join in, hold a stall or volunteer please contact us: www.tasteoftimsbury.co.uk
We are residents of the village who share a concern about the road safety within the village – both for road and footpath users. We are open to anyone and are non-political. See our page here.
Contact: Martin Hunt: 01761 433 234 firstname.lastname@example.org
EcoWild engages people with the natural environment through woodland based activities including tool & craftwork, natural art, fire making and cooking, wildlife exploration, shelter making, imaginative play and much more. Since 2013 we have facilitated over 700 children and adults to discover and find their own special connection with an inspiring natural environment.
Contact: Emily Malik email@example.com
Get Seedy Saturday! second Saturday in March
Get Seedy Saturday! is an annual seed swap, potato day, and green fair for seed savers, keen growers, and anyone aiming for a more sustainable lifestyle.
It is an opportunity to share seeds, pick up some new and interesting varieties, exchange tips and experiences and find out more about local community groups and initiatives.
By growing, saving and swapping, gardeners can connect with likeminded local people, help to keep some wonderful traditional varieties alive, experiment and create locally adapted varieties and above all, have fun!
It is held on annually on 2nd Saturday in March in the Conygre Hall.
Find out more here www.seedysaturday.org.uk
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