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Update. Please Note: The Orchard Wassail on 12th January 22 has been cancelled due to illness (non Covid related). We hope to hold one in January 23.
The dragon has been important in Northern European cultures for millenia; as seen in artefacts, poems and sagas. Its symbolism is complex but includes courage, watchfulness and protection – dragons can be good, or bad. Iron Age Britons, Anglo Saxons … Continue reading
This year, 2021, is the 100th Anniversary of the founding of The Royal British Legion, set up to help members of the Armed Forces and their families after World War I – a task they continue to do. The Guiseley … Continue reading
The bottom of the Park is wet with several spring emanating from the hillside. In this area is a good bank of willow trees some of the quite characterful, as well as traditional woodland edge shrubs such as rowans, blackthorns … Continue reading
Over the last two years less organized improvement work has been done on the Park as we were unable to set up the area working parties we’d planned in 2019. Instead a number of people have taken on different areas … Continue reading
GATHER UP YOUR GARDEN APPLES AND COME ALONG; rain permitting, we’ll be setting up the hired apple press from Urban Harvest in Crooklands Orchard in the Park tomorrow afternoon for apple juicing. Now is therefore the time to gather up … Continue reading
APPLE DAY 24TH OCTOBER 2-4PM On Apple Day, we’re inviting people to bring along apples from their garden trees for the production of a blended juice. We’ll set up the equipment from Urban Harvest in Crooklands Orchard in the Park, … Continue reading
We are renaming the Community Orchard, Crooklands Orchard, as that was the old name for the field the orchard is in.