Slades Farm Family Festival 2017

Come along to our fun, friendly and family run festival!

Slades Farm Family Festival flyer front 2017The family festival is on Sunday 16th July 2017 from 11am-5pm.

New for 2017:

  • Kids sports activity sessions
  • Inflatable 3 V3 football
  • Urban sports demonstrations
  • Ninja obstacle course
  • Sports star special guest appearances
  • Velodrome cycling lessons
  • Beat the champ sports games
  • Skate and BMX showcaseSlades Farm Family Festival flyer back 2017

What else is on:

  • Popular PDSA dog show
  • Community garden activities
  • Charity stalls
  • Punch & Judy shows
  • Fancy dress competition for children
  • Bouncy castles
  • Bungee trampolines
  • Live music all day
  • Hot food stalls and BBQ

For more information or to get involved, please contact 01202 536 255 or email

Photographic Competition

A photographic competition from Heathwatch Turbary Common

Test your photographic skills on Turbary Common 2017.

Entrants can submit two photographs from each category below. Maximum eight photographs per entrant.

Photographic categories are:

  • Landscapes
  • Animals and birds
  • Insects and butterflies
  • Plants and fungi

Age groups:

  • Up to 10 years of age
  • 11-17 years of age
  • 18 years+

All photos to be taken on TURBARY COMMON between 1 January 2017 and 31 October 2017.

Closing date for competition: 31 October 2017

Entries to be delivered to West Howe Library, Cunningham Crescent with your name, address and age written on the back of the photos. All entries to be displayed in a local library.

Questions or queries to:, 01202 577121

2016-17 kindly funded by:
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Heathwatch Turbary Common PHotographic Competition 2017

Slades Farm Community Garden 2017

Dates for 2017

The Slades Farm Community Wildlife Garden is part of Slades Farm Open Space and is open for anyone and everyone to come and enjoy.

If you would like to help develop the garden and to help conserve the wildlife, we have at least two volunteering sessions on site each month.

No prior gardening or conservaton experience is necessary, and we can provide tools and gloves.

Contact Slades Farm Conservation Group on 07958 138053 or email

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Slades Farm Community Garden Dates 2017

New Iyengar Yoga Class – September 2017

A new class for beginners will be commencing in September 2017:

Monday 4th September 2017

10.15 to 11.15 a.m

£7 per class or 10 week course for £55

at Ensbury Park Community Centre, Ensbury Avenue, Bournemouth, BH10 4HG

new iyengar yoga classYoga has numerous benefits, such as relieving stress, reducing stiffness, improving function of internal organs.  Yoga can relieve headaches, back ache, and many other health conditions.

Iyenga yoga is a traditional hatha yoga, but uses props such as blankets, blocks, belts, where necessary to improve postures by aiding students to develop as the body allows.

For more information or to book a place,please telephone Pauline Collison on 07517 384848 or email

❤ your locality? Skills required

❤ your locality? The Local Area Forum is looking for new Committee members.  As a Group we inform residents about local matters and seek to influence Council decisions.  There are four Public meetings on Saturday mornings and four Committee meetings each year.  Whatever your skills we will be happy to use them for the benefit of local residents.  Meet people and enjoy yourself.  For more information either email us at  or phone our Chairperson Bernie on 07553 276089.