Updates

  • Successful Summer Fair

    This weekend was the annual Summer Fair, and what a success it was! We had such a variety of stalls and activities for all the family. There were traditional Victorian games presented by the scouts, welly wanging for all the…

  • Second Week of Arthurs Plough Play

    Today we begin the second week of Arthurs Plough and it looks like the weather may be a little kinder to us. Last week, two performances were held in Ben’s barn and two were held in the Farmhouse garden. All…

  • We carried on regardless

    Despite last nights rain, the second performance of ‘Arthur’s Plough’ at Fordhall Farm was a great success. Volunteers (especially Chris, Charles and Helena) spent the day clearing the shed from animal muck to allow the cast and audience a clean…

  • Arthur’s Plough – First night Success!

    Last night was the first night of Arthur’s Plough (our play with music) at Fordhall Farm – and what a success it was! Lots of people turned up with their chairs and enjoyed a night of laughter as they were…

  • One week to go – Buy your tickets today!

    The Fordhall Farm Play ‘Arthur’s Plough’ begins in only 1 weeks time, so there is not long to get your tickets… Last week, Shrewsbury actors Rosie Coxhead and Matt Saull met Shropshire’s famous farming duo Charlotte and Ben Hollins when…

  • Find our Ancient Trees

    A recent volunteer to Fordhall Farm was Paul Beevers. Whilst here, he and ‘Courier’ Dave went searching for Ancient Trees. They found three that would qualify. The treesmeasured 4.8 mtrs, 6.05 mtrs and 4.7 metres respectively. The Ancient Tree Hunt…

  • Chicken Out

    At Fordhall Farm we believe that intensive battery hen farming is wrong and cruel. Chcikens are naturally free-range and should be able to peck at the ground, feed on insects and roam in the sunshine. As a result we are…

  • Another great volunteer working weekend!

    This weekend even more eager volunteers from around the country came to Fordhall Farm to take part in one of our legendary working weekends. On the sunniest Saturday for ages, volunteers go downright mucky as they helped to clear some…

  • Guided Walk for Open Farm Sunday

    Today is Open Farm Sunday across the country and as part of it Fordhall Farm will be hosting a FREE guided walk. Due to leave at 2pm the walk will tell the Fordhall story and explain the organic farming system…

  • Open Farm Sunday

    Fordhall Farm is joining in with national Open Farm Sunday on June 1st 11am-4pm. We will be throwing open the farm gates and inviting everbody to see farm life as it really is. The Farm Trail and Farm Shop will…