Fun On The Farm This Weekend

Laura Reynolds
By Laura Reynolds Last edited 29 months ago
Fun On The Farm This Weekend

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Grab your wellies and head for the farms this Sunday. Hundreds of farms across the country will be holding special open days and events to allow the public to meet the farmers who grow their food. These are the London farms taking part in Open Farm Sunday.

Forty Hall Farm, Enfield

Forty Hall's Big Sunday takes place at The Forty Hall Farm Estate. The public are encouraged to bring along a picnic to eat while enjoying live music and learning all about the farm.
Free, 12pm-7pm

Kentish Town City Farm

Kids can enjoy a pony ride, see goats being groomed or take part in animally art activities at Kentish Town City Farm.
Free entry, charge for some activities, from 1.30pm

Stepney City Farm

Open Farm Sunday coincides with the 5th birthday of Stepney City Farm, so naturally, there's a party. Bring along a dish to share as part of the Big Lunch (cake is provided).  After lunch, there are games, activities and competitions for the whole family.
12pm-4.30pm

Boltons Park Farm

Boltons Park Farm in Potters Bar is part of the Royal Veterinary College. If you've got a budding vet in the family, take them along to meet current veterinary students and find out what they do. You can also learn about how milk is produced, and get an insight into beekeeping.
Free, 10.30am-4pm

Woodlands Farm Trust, Welling

The Summer Show takes place at Woodlands Farm Trust this Sunday. Meet the animals and take part in games and activities, you can also watch demonstrations of traditional country crafts.
Entry £1 adults, 50p children (all proceeds go into caring for the animals), 11am-4.30pm

To find out more about any of these events, or to find another farm event near you, take a look at the Open Farm Sunday website.

See also our photo gallery of London's City Farms

Last Updated 02 June 2015