This event has finished Took place on: Sunday, 7th Jul 2019
Plotholders at London’s oldest allotment are giving guests the opportunity to experience a genuine part of the capital’s history this summer by once again throwing open the gates for their annual summer open day.
At almost two hundred years old, Northfields Allotments is London's oldest allotment site. It dates back to 1832, when the Bishop of London enclosed the site for use as allotments by the local community.
Visitors will be able to:
See the heritage plot and go inside the World War II Anderson shelter;
Find out more about the site’s wildlife and history on a guided walk at 3pm;
Talk to the resident beekeeper and taste Northfields Allotment honey;
Visit the potager plot to see how to grow flowers and vegetables at home;
See how one plotholder has made a wildlife friendly shed from recycled materials;
Buy plants and local produce;
Sit, relax and enjoy tea, coffee and cakes from the refreshment stall:
Enjoy a glass of Pimms in the shade of the old apple tree.
Cost: Free of Charge
Contact and Booking Details
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No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.2019-07-07 2019-07-07 Europe/London Northfields Allotments Summer Open Day At almost two hundred years old, Northfields Allotments is London's oldest allotment site. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/07/07/northfields-allotments-summer-open-day-204182 Northfields Allotments,Northfield Avenue,London,