1917 – 2017 – a hundred years of allotments in Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne will be celebrating a centenary of allotments with special events on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September 2017.
The Newcastle Allotment and Garden Fete 2017 will take place in Leazes Park celebrating 100 years of allotment growing 1917 – 2017
A weekend for friends and family, with market stalls, fresh produce, honey bee demonstrations, garden advice, family fun fair, children’s crafts and activities.
Saturday 23 September – staging
Staging will take place on Saturday 23 September between 10am – 4.30pm when exhibitors only will be allowed in the main marquee.
Sunday 24 September – open day
Following staging there will be an open day for members of the public on Sunday 24 September 11am -4pm.
Activities will, include family entertainment, children’s activities, music, face painting, a climbing wall and more, all taking place within the beautiful setting of Leazes Park, Newcastle’s oldest park, close to the city centre.
You can find out more details and enter the competitions – details are part of the Newcastle Allotments website.
High West Jesmond’s 3 allotments
High West Jesmond has three seperate allotment sites. You can find out their location and learn a little bit more following the link below:
- Little Moor Allotments
- Triangle Allotments
- High West Jesmond Allotments
You can find more details about each of the allotments on our Allotments page within this website.