Category Archive: Hyde Park Community Orchard

Operation Farm Harvest Festival – Sunday 19th October 2014

The Scarecrow and Harvest Festival will take place in Hyde Park, 11-3pm on 19th October 2014. It will be a family fun day with a series of activities, music and a celebration of… Continue reading

Pruning in the sunshine!

11 keen fruit growers, including some Tameside Abundance volunteers had a really enjoyable morning on Sunday in Hyde Park Community Orchard learning about pruning fruit trees in summer. Following a demonstration of the… Continue reading

Autumn Festival event – what to bring

Our Autumn Festival event is midday-3pm, this Sunday 13th October in Hyde Park, Hyde. If you’re planning on attending here’s a few things to bring and bear in mind. Stuff to bring: anything… Continue reading

Harvest Event – Making the most of a bumper harvest!

12-3pm on Sunday 13th October 2013 Hyde Park, Lodge Lane, Hyde ‘Waste Not Want Not’ culminates with a grand Harvest family day out in Hyde Park – and it’s all free! The event… Continue reading

Sunday 21st October 2012 – Apple Day at Hyde Park Community Orchard

Apple_Day_Poster[1] Upcoming Hyde Park Community Orchard Apple Day, funded with support of the Community Development Foundation and the Big Lottery Community Spaces Programme on Sunday 21st October 2012 – all welcome, bring a… Continue reading

Hyde Park Community Orchard – a fantastic launch event!

A huge thanks to everyone who attended the launch on Wednesday which was a brilliant afternoon. The sun shone, and the artworks, especially the classroom mosaic looked resplendant, and the wildflowers, boosted by… Continue reading

Hyde Park Community Orchard video

Take a look at this fantastic video tracking the improvements made to the Hyde Park Community Orchard, overseen by Operation Farm. Credits for the film: Project manager: Anna Seward, Operation Farm Project administrator:… Continue reading

Launch of Hyde Park Community Orchard (phase 2!)

We’re working hard to get everything ready in time for the orchard launch event on Wednesday 11th July 1.30-3pm! The event has been organised so that local schools and other volunteers who have… Continue reading

Orchard improvements are progressing…

Work has begun on the site of the orchard now and over the next month the new outdoor classroom, entrance feature, wildlife discovery trail, new seats and picnic table will be installed. These… Continue reading

Hyde Park Community Orchard – new leaflets

Hot off the presses we have a beautiful new leaflet for the Hyde Park Community Orchard. Designed by Textbook Studio of Hotspur House, Manchester and riso printed by Marc the Printers, the leaflet… Continue reading