Updates

  • Clay oven build at Fordhall Farm

    Just a quick reminder to readers that the clay oven course is happening this weekend at Fordhall Farm and we do have some spaces available. We shall be building the oven and showing you how to make one, so you’ll…

  • Family Summer Activities at Fordhall Farm

    Here at Fordhall we have some great family aactivities this summer. Families are encouraged to come along, enjoy some fresh air and get involved in arts and crafts, bush craft, pond dipping and much, much more! The sessions are as follows: * Bush…

  • WE DID IT! The £100,000 was raised!

    We have done it! The £100,000 we needed as match funding for the renovation of the Old Dairy at Fordhall Farm has been reached, enabling us to create a visitor centre, in memory of our father, Arthur Hollins – thank you so…

  • Fordhall Farm Barn dance and Hog Roast….in a REAL BARN!

    Yes it’s true, a barn dance in a real barn!For the first time ever we are holding a barn dance at the farm next Saturday (31st July) 7pm – until late!As you most probably know we have been trying to raise…

  • Our deadline is getting closer

    Wow, the total is getting closer each day. You have all been amazingly generous; once again demonstrating that even the largest of tasks are possible when enough people come together. This makes the second stage of our fundraising at Fordhall…

  • Clay oven build at Fordhall Farm

    Interested in learning how to build your clay oven? We are in the process of building a green roof structure and base for our new clay oven and will be running a clay oven making course on the 7th and…

  • The campaign is going – can you help?

    Yes, that’s right we need to raise £100,000 before next friday to help secure our grant funding for the renovation of the Old Dairy. At end of play yesterday we have so far raised an amazing £41,528.25! This project has been worked…

  • Help us renovate the Old Dairy

    If you are a supporter of Fordhall then you may have received a letter this morning asking if you can help us raise the £100,000 towards our match funding that we need before the 23rd July. This is a steep…

  • Please Help Us Save George!!

    Hi everybody, Everyone at the farm is sending out a big plea to anyone who can re-home or help to find someone who can re-home George, our gorgeous tame sheep. Those of you that regularly read our blog will know all about…

  • Fordhall’s first working weekend of the summer….!

    After such a busy Summer Fair Weekend and Beer Festival merely a few weekends ago Fordhall are preparing for their first working weekend of the Summer. The next volunteer weekend is 3rd – 4th July and we are hoping that…