ActivGardens

Community garden, plant nursery, placements, and volunteering opportunities in a safe, welcoming environment, and much more!

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ActivLives is a local charity, which relies on grants, trusts, donations, fundraising activities, sponsorship & commissions to enable us to provide & develop our services across Ipswich & Suffolk.

OUR NEW STOCK IS AVAILABLE TO ORDER!

Please browse our online catalogue and get your order in early.

We can deliver direct to your door from May – so you can continue enjoy your garden safely during these challenging times.

People’s Community Garden

An outdoor community resource, where people of all ages, and from all walks of life, get together to develop and maintain an inspiring green space.

Chantry Walled Garden

A beautiful heritage walled garden and plant nursery, open to the public. Here, we offer volunteering and work experience opportunities, and have a garden especially designed for people with disabilities to carry on gardening!

Grow Your Community: Sudbury

Join us in Belle Vue Park and other green spaces around town to make
your community bloom! Make new friends, learn skills, get active, feel fitter and improve your environment in the process.

Current Services & Projects

Read about our current ActivGardens projects to see how you can get involved

ActivHives Apiary and Bee Garden

Get closer to nature in our wildlife areas and take part in beekeeping.

ActivSheds

A place to get creative, learn skills and work shoulder to shoulder on woodworking projects.

CRESS Pavilion

A community hub and information learning centre, where we hold our community market and pop-up cafe.

Heritage Garden

Lap up the atmosphere within the walls of our historical site – full of interesting features and beautiful plants.

Plant Nursery

A great place to learn industry skills, growing and tending plants, as well as buying our beautiful plants.

Bridging The Gap

Bridging The Gap is a project that brings the garden to care homes and hospital wards.

Carry On Gardening!

A project to enable older people to enjoy gardening – at our friendly, welcoming sites or in community and care settings.

Grow to Learn

Providing learning placements for older adults, family carers, and young people in transition with social care needs.

Grow Your Future

A structured learning and work experience programme for adults and young people aged 16+ who face barriers to work and/or a disadvantage in the jobs market.

Women's Skills Exchange

Bringing women together to learn and share skills.

Placements

Placements for young people and adults – learn skills, improve your health & wellbeing, socialise as part of a friendly team. 

We offer a range of activities in the relaxed, welcoming environment of the People’s Community Garden, ActivSheds and Chantry Walled Garden, at a pace to suit the individual.

Being part of ActivGardens will enable you to learn practical skills, gain confidence, and develop friendships.

Programmes for schools 

Exciting outdoor learning opportunities & skills development for young people.

We work with schools, colleges and other organisations to help develop young people – giving them a chance to learn hands-on, build confidence and self-esteem, and feel positive about their future.

Becoming a Volunteer

If you enjoy working with others in the great outdoors, then come and work at ActivGardens.

We have a variety of roles at our gardens and outreach sites, helping keep up with the work, contributing your skills, and supporting other people.

A Look Inside ActivGardens

Where You Can Find Us

The Peoples Community Garden

The People’s Community Garden is an outdoor community resource on a public allotment site, where people of all ages and abilities get together to learn, develop and maintain an inspiring green space including growing vegetables, sowing seeds, maintaining wildlife areas, and beekeeping.

Open Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
9am – 3.30pm

Chantry Walled Garden

Chantry Walled Garden is a heritage walled garden in a public park, with flower borders and vegetable-growing areas, as well as extensive glasshouses as part of our plant nursery. 

Open Tuesdays & Thursdays
9am – 3.30pm

Plant Sales every Tuesday & Thursday.

Belle Vue Park

Grow Your Community – Sudbury provides opportunities for local people to get involved in community growing in and around Sudbury.

At Belle Vue Park every Thursday
10am – 12.30pm

Also available in other green spaces around Sudbury via booking.

CRESS Pavilion

Home to the CRESS Community Market & Cafe & ActivSheds.
The CRESS Pavilion is available to hire – contact us on 01473 345350 for more information.

CRESS Community Market – see events for next market

ActivSheds – open Fridays at 10am

Meet the Staff

Susannah Robirosa

ActivGardens Development Manager

Ian Hart

ActivGardens Operations Officer

Lesley Hartley

ActivGardens Project & Site Co-ordinator

 

ActivGardens is supported by Suffolk Community Foundation        

News from ActivGardens

Volunteer vacancies at ActivGardens

Volunteer vacancies at ActivGardens

ActivLives is looking to recruit keen gardeners who enjoy working alongside others to its core volunteer team. Where you’ll be working : The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments and the CRESS Pavilion, Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 8RE. About ActivGardens...

Upcoming ActivGardens Events

Click on an event below to find out more details

Sep
30
Thu
2021
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

In Sudbury and Great Cornard

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Thursdays 16 September to 2 December from 10am to 2pm
  • Belle Vue Park, Sudbury, CO10 2PP – Sudbury has good public transport links and the park is a short walk from the train station and bus station.
  • We may sometimes work in other local parks and green spaces in Sudbury and Great Cornard – venue and timings to be arranged with the group.

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
1
Fri
2021
Grow Your Future Fridays @ People's Community Garden
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Fridays @ People's Community Garden | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Friday 17 September to Fri 3 December from 09:30am to 2pm
  • People’s Community Gardens, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
4
Mon
2021
Grow Your Future Mondays @ People's Community Garden
Oct 4 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Mondays @ People's Community Garden | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Monday 13 September to Monday 29 November from 09:30am to 2pm
  • People’s Community Gardens, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
7
Thu
2021
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

In Sudbury and Great Cornard

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Thursdays 16 September to 2 December from 10am to 2pm
  • Belle Vue Park, Sudbury, CO10 2PP – Sudbury has good public transport links and the park is a short walk from the train station and bus station.
  • We may sometimes work in other local parks and green spaces in Sudbury and Great Cornard – venue and timings to be arranged with the group.

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
8
Fri
2021
Grow Your Future Fridays @ People's Community Garden
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Fridays @ People's Community Garden | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Friday 17 September to Fri 3 December from 09:30am to 2pm
  • People’s Community Gardens, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
11
Mon
2021
Grow Your Future Mondays @ People's Community Garden
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Mondays @ People's Community Garden | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Monday 13 September to Monday 29 November from 09:30am to 2pm
  • People’s Community Gardens, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
14
Thu
2021
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

In Sudbury and Great Cornard

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Thursdays 16 September to 2 December from 10am to 2pm
  • Belle Vue Park, Sudbury, CO10 2PP – Sudbury has good public transport links and the park is a short walk from the train station and bus station.
  • We may sometimes work in other local parks and green spaces in Sudbury and Great Cornard – venue and timings to be arranged with the group.

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
15
Fri
2021
Grow Your Future Fridays @ People's Community Garden
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Fridays @ People's Community Garden | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Friday 17 September to Fri 3 December from 09:30am to 2pm
  • People’s Community Gardens, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
18
Mon
2021
Grow Your Future Mondays @ People's Community Garden
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Mondays @ People's Community Garden | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Monday 13 September to Monday 29 November from 09:30am to 2pm
  • People’s Community Gardens, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
21
Thu
2021
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

In Sudbury and Great Cornard

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Thursdays 16 September to 2 December from 10am to 2pm
  • Belle Vue Park, Sudbury, CO10 2PP – Sudbury has good public transport links and the park is a short walk from the train station and bus station.
  • We may sometimes work in other local parks and green spaces in Sudbury and Great Cornard – venue and timings to be arranged with the group.

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
22
Fri
2021
Grow Your Future Fridays @ People's Community Garden
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Fridays @ People's Community Garden | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Friday 17 September to Fri 3 December from 09:30am to 2pm
  • People’s Community Gardens, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
25
Mon
2021
Grow Your Future Mondays @ People's Community Garden
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Mondays @ People's Community Garden | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Monday 13 September to Monday 29 November from 09:30am to 2pm
  • People’s Community Gardens, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
28
Thu
2021
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

In Sudbury and Great Cornard

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Thursdays 16 September to 2 December from 10am to 2pm
  • Belle Vue Park, Sudbury, CO10 2PP – Sudbury has good public transport links and the park is a short walk from the train station and bus station.
  • We may sometimes work in other local parks and green spaces in Sudbury and Great Cornard – venue and timings to be arranged with the group.

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Oct
29
Fri
2021
Grow Your Future Fridays @ People's Community Garden
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Fridays @ People's Community Garden | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Friday 17 September to Fri 3 December from 09:30am to 2pm
  • People’s Community Gardens, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Nov
1
Mon
2021
Grow Your Future Mondays @ People's Community Garden
Nov 1 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Mondays @ People's Community Garden | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

The People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Monday 13 September to Monday 29 November from 09:30am to 2pm
  • People’s Community Gardens, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350

 

Nov
4
Thu
2021
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grow Your Future Thursdays @ Belle Vue Park | England | United Kingdom

Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for young people aged 16 to 24

In Sudbury and Great Cornard

If you are looking for a new direction or need a boost after the challenges of Covid-19 – how about taking part in a free outdoor learning programme at ActivGardens?

Grow Your Future will enable you to learn new skills and gain confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment. The 12-week programme will be based in Sudbury’s town park – you will learn horticultural skills, garden maintenance and the basics of parks upkeep. You may have a chance to work in other local areas – learning about nature conservation and environmentally friendly methods. Grow Your Future is for young people aged 16 to 24 who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

  • When and Where?
  • Thursdays 16 September to 2 December from 10am to 2pm
  • Belle Vue Park, Sudbury, CO10 2PP – Sudbury has good public transport links and the park is a short walk from the train station and bus station.
  • We may sometimes work in other local parks and green spaces in Sudbury and Great Cornard – venue and timings to be arranged with the group.

This programme is part of Skills Connect – a Youth Pledge project funded by the European Social Fund. It is led by East Coast College in partnership with Access Community Trust, DIAL, Voluntary Norfolk and The Prince’s Trust.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Susannah mobile: 07530 407302 email: susannah@activlives.org.ukor ActivLives on 01473 345350