Events

The Farm has so many events in the calendar - see the guide on the right (that's just for 4 months!!!)


See below for more information on the events coming up soon!

Our annual Seed Swap Sunday is coming on

26th January 2020 from 12noon till 4pm!

Pack up your seeds and come along to swap them with other gardeners keen to grow their own vegetables, fruits and herbs.


The event is free yet we would welcome

donations to help fund future Seedy Sundays

Our Farmscape - Level 1 Certificate in Practical Countryside Skills course for people 19 years old and older starts again in March!


Enrolment starting now for the 12th March 2020 start date.


12 hours a week (Thursday and Friday 9.30am till 3.30pm) for 12 weeks (during term time).


This course is free if you are claiming benefits. For more info or to enrol on the course contact Julie by emailing [email protected]


It's the Big Energy Saving Week next week and the South Yorkshire Energy Centre is out and about in Sheffield to give advice and guidance!


You can find them...

Mon 20th Jan - Terry Wright Community Centre - 10am till 12pm

Tues 21st Jan - Winter Gardens - 10am till 3pm

Weds 22nd Jan - Winter Gardens - 10am till 3pm

Thurs 23rd Jan - Sheffield Central Library (reading room) - 10am till 1pm

Fri 24th Jan - The Moor Market (Barrow stall) - 9am till 4.30pm


For more information on the Big Energy Saving Week visit www.bigenergysavingweek.org.uk

Wild and Woolly is a knitting and craft group on Thursday evenings (6pm till 9pm) every fortnight! Bring your own project to work on and join us in the Community Room (by the Peahen enclosure at the main entrance) for a social space where you can work on your project with others, have a cuppa and a natter at the same time. Its free to join in and is for adults only.

For more info contact Aly on 0114 250 5111 or email [email protected]

Our annual Seed Swap Sunday is coming on

26th January 2020 from 12noon till 4pm!

Pack up your seeds and come along to swap them with other gardeners keen to grow their own vegetables, fruits and herbs.


The event is free yet we would welcome

donations to help fund future Seedy Sundays


Join our Local Food Growing team at Wortley Hall Walled Garden for a 4 week Organic Food growing mastercasses.


Tickets -

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/organic-food-growing-masterclasses-2020-at-wortley-hall-walled-garden-tickets-89025384321

On the second Tuesday of every month Heeley City Farm's Dementia Department hold a Carers Group for people caring for someone with Frontotemporal Dementia (formerly Pick's Disease). This is a confidential but informal space where people living in the dementia world can vent, chat to others about what they are going through and, in-turn, help people who might have queries of their own. The group is growing by the month with new faces each time. This is a great space to learn about FTD from the people who are living it in every day life. The people who know. The group is run by the Dementia Manager, Lee Pearse, with the help of his brother, Andrew Pearse, who both cared for their mother, Valerie, who had FTD for over 12 years. Lee and Andrew know how speaking to people who know what you are talking about can bring a sense of relief that you are not the only ones going through it and that is what they hope people get from the group, a social element that carers often miss whilst caring for someone whilst getting support from their peers.

For more information contact Lee on [email protected] or Andrew on [email protected] or call 0114 258 0482

Join us every Monday (excluding Bank Holidays) at 11am at Heeley Green Post Office on Gleadless Road for a gentle walk around the area. Walk for Wellbeing is a great way to discover more about your local area whilst helping to improve your health and wellbeing. Come along, get active and meet new people in a friendly and relaxed group.

The walks are FREE and last about 1 hour, (approx. 1-2miles) and take in local places of interest such as the Millenium Park and Heeley City Farm. They are open to eveyone - we always go at a speed that is comfortable for everyone. After the walk we enjoy refreshments at the Church of the Nazarene. If you would like to take part, just turn up at the meeting point a few minutes early.

For more information contact Dawn or Peter at the South Yorkshire Energy Centre on 0114 303 9981 option 6 (Dawn) or option 2 (Peter) or email [email protected] or [email protected]

Repair Sheffield's Repair Cafe is back at the Farm for 2020! Every other month you can bring your broken objects to the Farm and learn how to fix them.

Free entry for everyone

For more information email [email protected] or visit Repair Sheffield's website

Your Farm Time are sessions for carers and ex-carers to come and particpate in various practical tasks around the Farm.

Please contact Lee for more info and to register interest - [email protected]

or call 0114 258 0482

A Helpful Space is where you can drop in and find out information and find out about advice, support and guidance around Dementia - if we don't know an answer to your enquiries then we will try and find out and contact you with what we find.

Please contact Lee for more info and to register interest - [email protected]

or call 0114 258 0482

Once a month, on a Wednesday from 1.30pm till 3pm we are offering the Farm experience to people with Dementia and their carers. Experiences can include work in the garden, work with the animals, crafts, woodwork etc.

Please contact Lee for more info and to register interest - [email protected]

or call 0114 258 0482

This is a workshop bee keepers who are set up and running colonies already.

Join Nick, HCF's resident beekeeper & Charles Austin, a bee farmer with over 30 years experience, running over 100 colonies.

Learn how to put together a cell building colony, best methods for grafting and how to harvest and get your queens mated.


Tickets on Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bee-keeping-masterclass-queen-rearing-at-wortley-hall-walled-garden-2020-tickets-83825282677

Join Nick, our resident bee keeper, on this intensive 6 week course that takes you through the A-Z of bee keeping.

Each session is 10am till 1pm and will contain both classroom time and hands-on practical learning with HCF's own bee hives!

For more information contact Nick on [email protected]


Tickets on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/heeley-city-farm-bee-keeping-course-2020-tickets-80858573169

Volunteer Gardening Sessions

We hold gardening sessions at various places around Sheffield for anyone to come and join in.
There are a few opportunities that we provide for anyone to get involved in some gentle gardening. All sessions are open to all, do as little or as much as you like, no experience necessary and all equipment is provided.
The places, days and times are as follows...

Heeley City Farm site sessions

Heeley City Farm, Richards Road, Sheffield, S2 3DT

Every Friday 10.30 till 12.30

For more information contact Saskia on [email protected]

Wortley Hall Walled Garden

Sheffield, S35 7DB

Tues, Weds and Thurs 10.30am till 4pm

Contact Jo for more information on [email protected]

St Swithun's Church

2 Cary Road, Sheffield, S2 1JP

Wednesdays 2pm till 4pm

Contact Jo for more information on [email protected] or ask inside the church

Dovercourt Sessions 

Dovercourt Surgery, 3 Skye Edge Avenue, Sheffield, S2 5FX

Wednesdays 11 till 1 

Contact Jo for more information on [email protected]

Norfolk Park Sessions

Norfolk Park Walled Garden, Norfolk Park, Sheffield, S2 2PL

Wednesday 12.30 till 4pm

For more info contact Nick on [email protected]

St Marys sessions

St Mary's Community Garden, The Old Rectory, Handsworth Road, Handsworth, Sheffield, S13 9BZ

Tuesdays 12 till 4

For more information contact Darrell on [email protected]

Gleadless Valley Food Bank

Gleadless Valley Methodist Church, 153 Blackstock Road, Sheffield, S14 1FX

Fridays 11 till 1 

For more information contact Helen on [email protected]

Firth Park Community Allotment Sessions

Firth Park Community Allotment, Vickers Drive, Sheffield, S5 6TG

Wednesday & Thursday - 10am till 2.30pm

For more info contact Dot on [email protected]

Corporate Activity Days

Does your organisation need a break from your everyday work environment?


The Farm's Corporate Activity Days are a great opportunity for team building days and away days from the office/the normal work place and you will be helping out a local charity whilst you are doing it.


We can offer a wide range of hands on practical activities to group of 10 - 20 adults. You can get experience in a range of tasks including Woodwork, Horticulture tasks, constructions, dry stone walling, gate hanging, painting, harvesting amongst others.


Get out of the office and get hands on!!


For more information on the activities, prices or to book a place contact Julie Blacker on [email protected] or phone 0114 258 0482


We have already held Corporate Days for HSBC, Amey, Santander, University of Sheffield Medical Department amongst others


Other Organisation's Events

Heeley City Farm works with a wide variety of organisations across Sheffield, here are some events that those organisations are putting on...