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With most major structural work completed our contractors CBS are now putting final touches together as we start to see the farmhouse come back to life...
We have a very busy weekend coming up ...
Hard-Hat Tours of the renovation work - Friday June 16th 1-4 pm
To mark the half-way point in the Bridgend Farmhouse Renovation our second open public hard-hat tour is on Friday 16th June from 1-4pm. Come along to see how things are progressing in the Farmhouse and also in the soon to be completed community workshops. There will be food and drink, a talk from the Build Manager and the Chair, and various tours around the site and inside the farmhouse.
To be sure of getting a place on one of the tours sign up here
Bridgend Farmhouse Summer Celebration & AGM Sunday June 18th 11am-4:30 pm
Summer Celebration 11-3 pm
BBQ, Baking, Birds, Bees, Bamboo Bikes! Music and Dancing
Family friendly event, with refreshments, live music and activities for all. Join us to celebrate the joy of food, being outdoors, and the community renovation project!
Including; Face-painting; Bird-Box Making, Fruit and Tree I.D and green foraging, mini-kites, various musical performances, a talk on bee-keeping, bamboo bike demonstration and much more...
Part of the Power of Food Festival 2017
BIG AGM 2017
Come along to have your say on the next years developments at Bridgend Farmhouse.
New and updates on what's been happening, and exciting changes and projects coming up.
Your chance to join the BIG Board of Trustees
Your chance as members to vote on who is elected to the Board.
Papers relating to this are available for viewing and downloading here
Hard-Hat Tours (June 16th and August 11th)
As part of our efforts to keep our supporters and the wider community updated, we have organised a series of three "Hard Hat" tours during the Farmhouse Renovation.
These are opportunities for you to come and see round the site during the Build process, learn about the techniques, materials and what is happening, and ask the Build Manager and Board any questions.
Each event is from 1-4pm, including lunch from 1-1.30pm, Q&A session from 1.30-2pm, and half hour tours beginning at 2pm.
We held a successful First Tour on March 31st, attending by nearly 30 people, including MP Tommy Sheppard, and were provided with an amazing lunch thanks to Hazel and the Bridgend Farmhouse Café team.
The second tour is on Friday 16 June 1-4pm. To find out more or to sign up go to:
The third and final tour will be on Friday 11th August 1-4pm. You can attend both!
Wednesday and Sunday Drop-in Sessions (and Cladding and Charring Training)
Continue every week 11am - 3pm, including free lunch and refreshments.
Free for anyone to take part in, just turn up any Wednesday or Sunday, or contact Hilary at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Coming up will be an exciting opportunity to take part in a training programme that will involve Timber Charring and Cladding of our community workshops, which should be taking place between June and July this year.
The initial Timber Charring and Cladding Training Day is likely to take place on Saturday June 10th. Still to be confirmed, but if you're interested please let us know, email email@example.com
Upcoming Adult Education Classes
• Language of Birds (starts 30th April for 5 weeks)
• Wild Plants for Foraging (30th April for 5 weeks)
• Woodwork for Bridgend Farmhouse (Starts 2nd May for 10 weeks)
• Garden Sculpture Class (Saturday May 13th)
To sign up for any of these follow this link to find the courses you are interested in: https://www.joininedinburgh.org/organisation/153/