Regular Sessions


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Monday Morning Sessions

Every Monday 10-12pm 

During the colder months this session is weather dependent - check our Facebook or Instagram accounts for up to date details

Come and join our team for a Monday morning at Long Eaton Community Garden

Everyone is welcome, although this session is aimed at adult garden users


This quieter session focuses on maintenance jobs around the garden and will have tasks for a range of abilities

Ideal for those wanting to get together in a small group to become part of the team

Tea, biscuits and a chat are always on the agenda!

This session is free but donations towards tea, coffee and biscuits are always greatly appreciated

Suggested donation £1.50

Thursday Evening Sessions

4.30-6pm Every Thursday 

This Session is currently closed for the winter.

We will return in Spring  -check FB for details or sign up to our newsletter at the bottom of the page.

This sessions is aimed at those who want a bit of mid-week outdoor activity. Mostly adults, although families are welcome. This is a quiet session, focusing on the current job list for the garden.We have a range of jobs to do for all abilities and skill levels. Experienced garden volunteers are on hand to advise if needed and there is always a chance for a cup of tea and a chat while you work.A great way to wind down after work or school, spend some time outdoors away from the telly and work up an appetite for your tea.Just turn up at the session, no need to book in advance - although you can drop us a message on facebook, or email if you want to let us know you're coming.The session is free, but we do have a donation box out, suggested donation £1.00 per person.

Every Friday 10am-12pm

This session is now closed for winter - Reopening Friday 20th March

Check our Facebook page for up to date information, or sign up for our newsletter, at the bottom of the page

Take part in fun activities - a spot of light gardening, board games, a bit of bingo, and maybe even some workshops 


Enjoy lunch together at the Garden with new friends

Aimed at young families and adults, we hope to build friendships across the generations


A light lunch is provided free

Booking is advised on this session as spaces are limited


Book your spot below

Saturday Sessions

This Session is currently closed as we are a Duke of Edinburgh Volunteer Opportunity


Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, or sign up to our newsletter below for news on our Saturday Sessions

Come and join the Long Eaton Community as we work together to develop the garden, make new friends and have some fun outside

Everyone is welcome - these sessions will include a range of tasks suitable for all ages and abilities

This is a free session, but donations are always welcome - either on the day or via our donate button 

Suggested donation £1.50

Little Foresters

Little Foresters provides Forest school sessions for pre school families, families that home school and for families in the school holidays. 


Forest school is: 


'an inspirational process, that offers ALL learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment with trees'

(The Forest School association)

Some examples of activities include den building, climbing trees, working with clay, using tools to make items from wood and cooking our snack on the fire

We have groups running every other Friday and every other Thursday in term time


We have just started a monthly Home Education session on Wednesday afternoons

Our Facebook page Little foresters details our events - like below to keep up to date

Places must be booked  for these sessions due to the nature of the activities we run

These sessions  carry a charge