Autumn Gathering – Saturday 12th October 2013

Join us for a day of events to celebrate & share local foodbasket of vegetables, fruit and flowers

Saturday 12th October

Autumn Fair
10am to 1pm at
Newsome Scout Hall
Newsome Road South
Huddersfield HD4 6JJ

Make a bird feeder with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust or paint a stone plant marker.

Jam, chutney & pickles on sale – made in Newsome from local produce.

Autumn planting vegetables for you to take home – garlic, onions and winter salads.

Guess the weight of the pumpkin – win a prize.

Cake stall – home made cakes to buy or taste.

Reading Circle book stall (with all sorts of books).

Recipes for you to take home – or bring a recipe to share.

Produce swap – please bring along your home grown fruit or veg.

Plant protection fleece on sale, by the metre.

Information about local activities, training and volunteering.

Tea, coffee and home made cakes available.

Plant pot and jam jar amnesty – please bring along your spare pots and jars.


Souper Soups:
served from 12 noon to 1pm

Enjoy a choice of seasonal soups for lunch at the Scout Hall, made with local vegetables and served with fresh bread from the Handmade Bakery in Slaithwaite, followed by a hot pudding made with local fruit.


Stirley Farm harvesting:
1pm to 3pm

Join a guided walk from Newsome Scout Hall to the Stirley Farm veg garden, where you will find the ingredients to make your own delicious soup.

blue tit on branch
How you can help:

  • Display a poster:
    Autumn Gathering 2013 poster (pdf)
  • Bring something along for the cake stall.
  • Bring along all the kids in your family or bring a friend.
  • Please get in touch if you’d like to come along and help out on the day.


Organised by Growing Newsome and the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.


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