Coming up soon, A couple of fun events from our friends at the Community Orchard:

St Ann’s Community Orchard
APPLE DAY

Sunday 19th October
11am-4pm

Apple pressing
Apple tasting
Inge’s Kids workshop
Alice’s scrumptious cake stall
Heritage tours
Allotment tour

Come and see our new straw bale building being built!

FREE TO ALL!

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Autumn Play Sessions
(Autumn Half Term)

Thursday 23rd & 30th October
12-3pm

5-12 year olds

Den building, orienteering, mosaic workshop, apple pressing and lots more!

Wear Suitable Clothing!!

Entrance to the Community Orchard is on Ransom Rd opposite Hill View Community Centre. For more information contact STAA on 0115 958 9255 check out our website www.staa-allotments.org.uk

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Sneinton Market apple day

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ZigZag Zing II

It was great to see so many folks at the second annual festival on the ZigZags, despite the cloudy start, even the sun came along!

With thanks to Gemma and Michael of Sabar Soundsystem, Kevin and Rachael from the Scouts, the Area Inbetween gang, all who brought delicious food & everyone that joined in.

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6th September Zig Zag Zing!

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Check out these folks who will be joining us on the garden the 6th, they’ve got some fun in store for you all! Area inBetween

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Saturday 2nd August

There”ll be lots going on in St Ann’s soon, with the Zigzags and Holding Hands.
All that stands between you going to both these things is the infamous Donkey Hill! ZigZag August

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The Vapourer!

It felt like a quiet, gentle meet-up this month – time to look after the trees, set the poor things free from their shakles – more weeding as ever – Margaret brought a few beauties from her garden too.

ZigZagPanoramaJuly2014The day wasn’t without it’s moment of excitement though. While cutting back the ivy and elder, a fantastic marvel was spotted creeping across Martin’s shoulder: A spectacular caterpillar, larva of the Vapourer Moth or Rusty Tussock. Apparently it’s quite common, but none of us had ever seen anything so strange and wonderful before.

800px-Vapourer.moth.larvaSade was brave enough to let it crawl up and tickle her arm!

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Saturday 5th July

Zigzag July

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