Start: 17th September 2017
End: 17th September 2017

Event Venue

Sherrin Close, Poole BH15 3DZ

Project Groundwork


10 am -12 pm: Gardening & wildlife session

Gary Finch (permaculture teacher) & Mark Spencer (wildlife expert/ BNSS) will introduce you to TOP.

They will teach organic vegetable & fruit growing skills, compost making, good soil practice, basics of propagation.

They will explain the origins of the site & show how garden cultivation & wildlife habitat co-exist

12 – 1pm: Lunch break on site

1pm – 4pm: Art session

Bevis Fenner (artist & teacher) & Noriko Suzuki-Bosco (artist) will encourage participants to experiment with creative art techniques in a natural environment.

It is possible to attend the morning or afternoon session, or both.

No experience necessary – Limited spaces available

Further info:

Please bring a packed lunch. Tea & coffee & art materials will be provided. Wear sturdy shoes (no open footwear) and long trousers. Bring waterproof jacket or umbrella. Compost toilet on site. There is parking on the roads nearby.

Ring for more information: 01202 718524

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Fees & Tickets


TOP is an organic community garden & wildlife site in Oakdale, Poole. It is open to anyone with an interest…