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    Grow Loughborough  

We make events that bring together creative, gardening and wellbeing projects with a social ethos.

In 2019 we kick off in June with a weekend trail across four National Garden Scheme (NGS) open gardens, In July we're co-ordinating an Open Allotments day, and in September celebrating creativity and bio-diversity in an urban green space,

There's lots for all ages, we hope to see you there.

June 22nd and 23rd, 11-4pm


You'll find bee hives, tea, cake, plant sales and honey. Watch Lisa Pidgeon of Little Bird SOS under an apple tree with her spinning wheel. Find out about drop spinning workshops and learn how to make willow plant supports.

Grow Gardens

Sunday July 21st 11-4

The Green Gym and the superb John Storer Charnwood plots are open on Mountfields Allotments. A range of local arts and gardening for wellbeing projects have stalls in the allotment Community Space.

Teas, Cake, plus ice-cream in the Beach Garden


More Details Below

Allotments & Greenspaces

Be inspired by some great art and design as part of GROW, plus craft activities for wellbeing with Little BIrd SOS.

Drop Spindle Workshop - making yarn by recycling fabric

27 July or 31st August

Learn how to make and use an upcycled drop spindle to create your own yarn from scrap textiles. Mountfields Allotments, details here

Grow Creative


Allotments Open Day 

Sunday 21st July

This friendly fun and FREE event has plenty for all ages to see and do.

Did you Know that the therapeutic gardening plots on Mountfields Allotments are part of Loughborough’s entry into Britain In Bloom?


Take this rare oportunity to step through the gates when they are unlocked for the public on July 21st.  All details on Flyer below.