KTCF Annual General Meeting, Monday 16th Dec, 7pm at the farm. Business meeting followed by refreshments. Come meet our new Director and Trustees and hear about the past year and plans for the future. Everybody welcome. Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org. For a catch-up on developments at the farm read our recent update.
Christmas Opening Times: We are open throughout the holiday period with an early closing of 4pm on 24, 25, 26, 31 Dec and 1st Jan. Yes, we are open Christmas Day! 🎄
Riding Update: Our full riding programme starts again from Tues 7th Jan, 2020. The repair work at the riding arena is now completed.
This year we have an array of great gifts for sale that support the farm. There’s a wonderful variety of farm made preserves to choose from, including Spicy Pumpkin & Apple chutney, Quince jelly and Tutti Frutti jam. For the gardener in your life – some wool fleece from our sheep to use as an anti-slug measure. Plus, there are farm Christmas cards featuring our lovely animals, handmade crafts and stocking fillers. Stop by the classroom and bag a bargain today! All proceeds go to support the farm.
Weekly morning activities for Under 5s & for older children after-school
Monday, 3.30 – 5pm, Photography/Media, ages 9 – 16yrs, free weekly after school activity supported by SirHvHArts. Learn the art of photography with professional photographer Debbi Clark, with Farmer Chris at hand to help identify the farm’s animals, plants and wildlife. Photo club ends 9th Dec.
Tuesday 10 AM-12, Garden Explorers, Under 5s. Free activity. Join Trisha in the garden to explore the seasons & the farm’s wildlife. Learn how to plant herbs & flowers and grow & harvest vegetables. Wellingtons and rain-proofs are needed in wet weather. Alternative indoor options. Explorers ends 10th Dec and restarts 10th March 2020.
Tuesday 4 PM, Pottery Club, £4 per child, 4 yrs plus. Popular creative activity led by community potter Pedro. Pottery helps children awaken artistic sensibilities, develop manual & fine motor skills – and have a great time! Pottery ends 17th Dec and restarts 7th Jan.
Wed, 10 AM-12, Dough Fun, Under 5s. Free activity. Dough Fun is an exciting weekly baking club for Under 5s. Learn to make breads, biscuits, pizza and lots of other yummy dough bakes. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the session (please note: no mobile phone use). Ends 11th Dec.
Wed, 4 – 6 PM, Afternoon Delight. Free weekly arts activity for children & their families. Create a piece of hand-crafted art to take home each week including seasonal, animal and wildlife themes. Create your festive cards, gifts and baubles here! Ends 11th Dec.
Free activities are sponsored by Camden Health Kick
Saturday Club: 1pm – 3pm, £2 per person. Seasonal nature activities for all the family with Farm gardener, Lucy. Festive gardening on 21st Dec. Location: Community Garden (just past the goats). All ages welcome. No Saturday Club 28th Dec.
Weekend Rides Update:
Pony Rides restart Saturday 11th Jan, 1:30pm, £2 per ride, children 4 yrs plus.
Donkey Rides restart Sunday 12th Jan 1:30pm, £2 per ride, children 2yrs+ with a 1 meter height maximum.
All rides are weather permitting, to confirm on the day that rides will go ahead, call 02079165421. To guarantee a ride you must arrive by 1:30pm.
Fitness for Adults
Tuesday, Zumba for Adults, 1-2pm. Final date 17th Dec. Free weekly lunchtime drop-in. Zumba is great for improving cardio, co-ordination, flexibility and balance. Everybody welcome. For further information call Val 07940394383.
60 Yr Plus Activities
We are pleased to announce that, from March 2020, the farm will be starting a new Sunday social & lunch club. This is funded by Ageing Better in Camden (ABC). In January there will be more information about how to get involved, so check back again for details.
To find out about current local 60+ activities please see Ageing Better in Camden
Visits to the farm 🚾♿
We are open to visitors seven days a week from 9am to 5pm and the farm will be open every day throughout the holidays. We have an early close of 4pm on 24, 25, 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan. Entry is free.
Drop by to see the animals and enjoy nature; we have horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, pigs & a cow and free-ranging ducks, geese & chickens. Children aged under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times. More visitor info
It costs £350,000 a year to run the farm so visitor donations are very welcome (pop it into our red post box in the farmyard). Suggested donations £5/£2. Every donation makes a difference and goes directly to the farm.
Free parking on Grafton Road after 11AM (M-F) and all day at weekends.
Pay and display parking on Queen’s Crescent & Vicar’s Road (useful on busier market days, Thurs & Sat).
Overground: Gospel Oak
Tube: Kentish Town (Northern Line)
Rail: Kentish Town (Thameslink)
Bus: Nearest Stops
Gospel Oak – C11
Queen’s Crescent – No. 24 & 46
Kentish Town Road – No. 134, 214 & C2
Open Daily 9-5pm
1 Cressfield Close,
off Grafton Road,