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Upcoming Sessions

  • Filling pencil cases! with Heart Felt Tips Project
    Filling pencil cases! with Heart Felt Tips Project
    Sat, 20 Apr
    20 Apr 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    20 Apr 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    In partnership with Heart Felt Tips project, we will be filling pencil cases for children who may not have access to stationary equipment.
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  • The big sort out! With Bag Books
    The big sort out! With Bag Books
    Fri, 26 Apr
    26 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    26 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Join us for a fun-filled morning as we work with Bag Books to help tidy and sort their workshop. We will be sorting, sticking, filling and emptying. We will also find out about the charity and the work they do, and have a storytelling session using their resources.
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  • Past event - Tomato seed and summer bulb planting! at Beaconsfield Gallery
    Past event - Tomato seed and summer bulb planting! at Beaconsfield Gallery
    23 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Join us for a fun morning planting summer-flowering bulbs and sowing tomato seeds in the garden. We will also be having a general spring tidy up.
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  • Past event - Potatoes and peas! At Slade Gardens
    Past event - Potatoes and peas! At Slade Gardens
    Sat, 02 Mar
    02 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    02 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Roll up your sleeves and help us get stuck into some spring seed sowing, including potatoes and peas.
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  • Past event - Feeding our local birds! at Roots and Shoots
    Past event - Feeding our local birds! at Roots and Shoots
    Fri, 23 Feb
    23 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    23 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Join us for a fun-filled morning as we make apple seed bird feeders with natural materials, for help our local birds thrive during the colder months.
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  • Past event - Getting ready for Spring at the Hive! With Bee Urban
    Past event - Getting ready for Spring at the Hive! With Bee Urban
    17 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Join us for a fun morning tidying up the garden ready for spring, seed sowing and filling the incubator to be grown on for the upcoming season.
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  • Past event - Christmas card making, with MYSocial
    Past event - Christmas card making, with MYSocial
    Sat, 09 Dec
    09 Dec 2023, 10:30 – 12:30
    09 Dec 2023, 10:30 – 12:30
    Come along for a wonderful, festive morning as we make handmade Christmas cards which will be given to local older adults and members of MYSocial, who may be experiencing isolation over the festive season.
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  • Past event - Fun on the Farm! With Surrey Docks Farm
    Past event - Fun on the Farm! With Surrey Docks Farm
    Fri, 08 Dec
    08 Dec 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    08 Dec 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    Join us for a baa-rilliant morning at Surrey Docks Farm! We will be sorting and bagging up flower seeds into seed packets and preparing bags of animal food for the shop. We will also go out and meet some of the animals on the farm too.
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  • Past event - Making warm winter bug homes! At Roots and Shoots
    Past event - Making warm winter bug homes! At Roots and Shoots
    17 Nov 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    We will be collecting natural materials from the Wild Garden to make warm winter homes for all the different types of bees and insects that live here, helping our bugs be as snug as they can!
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  • Past event - Garlic, leaves and bug hotels! At Redcross Gardens
    Past event - Garlic, leaves and bug hotels! At Redcross Gardens
    04 Nov 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    Join us for a fun-filled morning as we get the garden ready for Winter. We will be clearing the Autumn leaves, planting some garlic and creating some bug hotels to keep the animals safe over the cold winter months.
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  • Past event - Winter bird feeders, bulbs and worms! at Beaconsfield Gallery
    Past event - Winter bird feeders, bulbs and worms! at Beaconsfield Gallery
    14 Oct 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    Join us for a fun-filled morning as we make winter bird feeders and plant some bulbs. We will also be visiting the wormery that our previous volunteers helped to build.
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  • Past event - Fruit picking and weeding! at Church Farm, Ardeley
    Past event - Fruit picking and weeding! at Church Farm, Ardeley
    16 Sept 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    Join us for a fun-filled morning as we help out by harvesting orchard fruit on the farm! We’ll be picking ripe apples and plums, before getting stuck into some essential weeding in the farm’s Kitchen Garden to make sure the fruit and vegetables can continue to thrive.
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  • Past event - Get Buzzy! At Bee Urban
    Past event - Get Buzzy! At Bee Urban
    Sat, 09 Sept
    09 Sept 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    09 Sept 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    Join us for a wonderful morning at Bee Urban as we help maintain the garden, home to Kennington's famous bee community. We'll be doing some watering, planting and general gardening tasks to help the plants, bees and other wildlife thrive!
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  • Past event - Fun on the Farm! With Surrey Docks Farm
    Past event - Fun on the Farm! With Surrey Docks Farm
    Fri, 08 Sept
    08 Sept 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    08 Sept 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    Join us for a baa-rilliant morning at Surrey Docks Farm! We will be getting stuck into a number of tasks including planting bulbs for the garden, making up feed bags for the animals and feeding some of them too!
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  • Past event - Gardening and planting morning!
    Past event - Gardening and planting morning!
    Sat, 02 Sept
    02 Sept 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    02 Sept 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    Roll up your sleeves for a fun-filled morning and get stuck in helping us look after the garden at Bragbury End. We’ll be planting up some planters, as well as doing other weeding, digging, watering and gardening tasks to keep it looking beautiful!
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  • Past event - A Community Food Hub Help Out!
    Past event - A Community Food Hub Help Out!
    Sat, 26 Aug
    26 Aug 2023, 09:00 – 10:30
    26 Aug 2023, 09:00 – 10:30
    Join us for a wonderful morning of organising food donations, which have been saved from going to landfill, and help us get ready for when the Food Hub opens later that morning.
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  • Past event - Gardening and Fuschia fun!
    Past event - Gardening and Fuschia fun!
    Sat, 19 Aug
    19 Aug 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    19 Aug 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
    Roll up your sleeves for a fun-filled morning and get stuck in helping us look after the garden at Bragbury End. We’ll be planting up some planters with fuschias and shrubs, as well as doing other weeding, digging, watering and gardening tasks to keep it looking beautiful!
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  • Past event - Gardening fun! at the Community Allotment
    Past event - Gardening fun! at the Community Allotment
    Thu, 17 Aug
    17 Aug 2023, 13:30 – 15:00
    17 Aug 2023, 13:30 – 15:00
    Roll up your sleeves for a fun-filled afternoon and get stuck in helping us look after the wonderful Community Allotment at North Hertfordshire College. We’ll be doing watering, weeding, taking cuttings and harvesting the crops!
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Book below for our March & April events in Lambeth and Southwark! Booking is free but essential. If a session is sold out, please email to be added to the waiting list: maddy@familyvolunteeringclub.co.ukThe Stevenage pilot programme, plus Lambeth & Southwark sessions for May - July will be published here in early April.

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