Events and activities

*New* A Walk on the Wild Side: Orchids

A short walk followed by an outdoors talk about the natural history of St Anns allotments

A short tour around the site exploring the wildlife and nature of the site, ending at our ‘Orchid Orchard’ where we will have refreshments and a short talk about the historical and present wildlife of St Anns Allotments.We will include a short time to explore and photograph the plots, so bring your camera and/or binoculars!

The tour leaves the Ransom Road entrance (Visitors Centre will be closed) at 11am

Saturday 29th June

For this tour, we would prefer booking to be via Eventbrite,  Suggested donation of £5.

Monthly Heritage Tours

We continue to run our monthly Heritage tours and welcome bookings.  Each tour is a suggested donation of £5 per person, including refreshments and some mind-boggling history snippets of our unique allotment site from the Victorian period to now.

Each tour leaves the Ransom Road Visitors Centre at 1.30pm.

Wednesday June 26th

Wednesday 31st July

Wednesday 28th July

Wednesday 25th September

Spaces can be booked via or calling 0115 960 2282  (the office is regularly unstaffed so please leave a message)

We also welcome enquiries on group tours and talks

More activities and tours are expected to be announced for later in the summer. Please check back for further information as it arrives!

Take a look at what’s on at the Community Orchard over the coming months!

Activity Days coming up:

Sunday 21st July 2019

11- 4pm

Just turn up on the day or contact STAA for more details!

Save The (Heritage) Date!

Our Heritage Open Day will take place on  Sunday 22nd September 2019!