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The Gardens Come to Town

In January 2015 St Anns Allotments, Nottingham unique Heritage Gardens are coming to central library exhibition space.

Come and learn about the history of the gardens, how they are used today and join us for

Throughout - Rankin at the Allotments
Another chance to see international photographer, Rankin’s pictures of our gardeners

 9th January,  3 – 5pm      Victorian Tea Party          Exhibition launch               
15th January,  2 – 4pm     St Anns Allotments, Nottingham’s unique Heritage Gardens, an illustrated  talk by Mo Cooper, Heritage Officer

22nd January,  2pm- 4pm      Beekeeping with  Leo   
Ever thought about keeping bees, or interested in how others manage their hives, Leo will provide an introduction to beekeeping

29th January, 2– 5pm       Ask a Gardener
Informal 1:1s with our long time gardener, with Charlie Wesson, just come along and ask any questions about gardening or rearing chickens – Charlie will have the answer!

Exhibition open Mon - Sat, entrance free Central Library


Urban Nature

URBAN NATURE is a conservation project at the Allotments that manages some of our wild life plots to provide as much habitat as possible for the locally rare and fascinating wildlife.

If you would like to take part in tree planting, along with a variety of other seasonal wildlife projects, the Wildlife Focus Group would welcome your support.

If you are interested, please contact Lucy at STAA.

For more information go to

Heritage Walks

These run last Wednesday of the month between March and Octiober start at 1.30pm from the visitor centre

We are delighted to announce that St Anns Allotments has been chosen by the Royal Geographical Society for the latest walk in its “Discovering Britain” series. The free self-guided walk tells the story of the development of this unique site. Download the free audio or written walk guide here.

For more infomation contact Mo Cooper on 0115 958 9255, or email:

Conservation Qualifications

BTCV are offering Conservation Qualifications (free for people on benefits) on courses starting in April. For more information email