What's on at The Ionian 

At the Ionian we wanted everyone to have opportunity to enjoy the natural space on our farm whilst utilising it to build new skills and support the community. Our variety events and workshops held throughout the year will enable local people to try new things and meet like-minded people. 

PAST EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS

Tree grafting workshop                                      26TH MARCH 2022

At this tree grafting workshop you will learn techniques of this horticulture practice to propagate fruit trees.

Grafting is the practice of taking twigs or buds of one tree and fusing them to a branch or stem of another tree. It's thousands of years old and ensure the trees produce the delicious fruit we want. 

 

We will be using woodstock cut down from the M25. 

If you are interested please contact theionian.a38@gmail.com

APPLE TREE PLANTING WORKSHOP                            19TH FEBRUARY 2022

In our oak tree field we want to create a small orchard. To do this 

we will be planting the apple trees collected in Nibley on the 18th February, but need a helping hand to do so. 

We are looking for 12 volunteers to help us start our orchard. Planting will require two people per tree. It will bring an opportunity to learn about farm diversification, soil care and tree planting. 

To volunteer or enquire please email theionian.a38@gmail.com

New TREES TO THE FARM                                        18TH FEBRUARY 2022

We will be bringing new trees to The Ionian farm from Nibley, so we will be having an evening to celebrate. 

Come along to The Ionian Farmshop and Kitchen to eat and celebrate our new venture to further diversify our farm. 

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PLANT YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE                              THURSDAY 30th DECEMBER 2021

This year we are offering space on our farm to plant your potted Christmas Trees after the festive period has ended. Theres nothing like the feeling of planting your own tree. 

 

If you bought a potted christmas this tree, with its roots intact, book a spot, grab a shovel and give your tree a new home for it to thrive. 

Planting slots available: 12pm-1pm    1pm-2pm    2pm-3pm

To book your spot place email theionian.a38@gmail.com

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wreath making                                   November 2021-December 2021

Our wonderful teacher Jenny will help guide you through the process of making beautiful wreaths for your home, using foliage foraged from our farm. 

Workshops will be held in groups of 6 throughout late November until mid-December. We'll provide your with hot drinks and a delicious Ionian spread.

Each workshop will begin at 2pm and last for 2 hours, costing £30pp including all materials, drinks and snacks. 

To book or enquire please contact Jenny on 07484781302

We will be holding another Art Fair on The Ionian Farm, featuring stalls from a host of local artists and creatives.

From 11-6 there will be live music, a variety of stalls and delicious food cooked in our kitchen. 

 

Come down and support talented local artists from in and around Gloucestershire. 

Entry: FREE (dogs are welcome)

THE IONIAN ART Fair                                 Saturday 28th August 2021

THE IONIAN ART Fair                                 SUNDAY 30th August 2020

The Ionian will be hosting its first Art Fair on our farm this August Bank Holiday on Sunday 11am-6pm.

Bring the family down and check out the work of talented local artists from all over Gloucestershire. There will also be live music all day and food available from our kitchen.

 

 

Entry: FREE (dogs are welcome)