Open Farm Sunday in the East of England
Workshops 2009

Whether you’re an Open Farm Sunday veteran or opening up for the first time this year, you are sure to pick up ideas, inspiration and information at one of the workshops. They are taking place all over the UK and are free of charge. You’ll be able to meet other farmers who’ve got involved in Open Farm Sunday before and learn from their experiences, as well as get great ideas on a whole range of topics.

Workshops in the East of England – 

11th March – Hardwick Park Farm, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Nottinghamshire 


18th March – Rectory Farm, Great Easton, Market Harborough, Leicestershire 


31st March – Collings Hanger Farm, Prestwood, Great Missenden, Bucks 


6th April – Shotford Hall Farm, Harleston, Norfolk 


7th April – College Farm, Grange Road, Duxford, Cambridgeshire 





Programme – 




1.45pm Arrive 


2.00pm Open Farm Sunday farm Walk covering top tips and guidance –

– Feedback and lessons learnt from 2008 


– Generating interest and publicity 


– Avoiding jargon, handling tricky questions and awkward visitors
– Activities to make your event memorable 



– Making it safe, insurance, bio-security, toilets and hand washing 


– Charging, first aid, disabled visitors, wet weather plan





4.20pm Tea and cake 


4.30pm Finish





If you would like to attend a workshop please contact LEAF on 02476 413911 or email carol.cartwright@leafuk.org

Order your Open Farm Sunday resource pack
When you register your Open Farm Sunday event, LEAF will provide a free pack to help you organise your event. The packs will include – publicity material (posters, flyers, gate banners); suggested activities; H&S guidance; polo shirts and lots more! 





Open Farm Sunday is on 7th June 2009

To register your event please visit www.farmsunday.org