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 EVENTS CALENDAR

 

Tots on the Farm

Bring your little ones to the farm on Mondays throughout the holidays, listen to a story and visit our animals. For under 5′s only. Full of multi sensory, hands on experiences, each session will have a different theme and a featured story or song. There is a different theme each week:-

  • 31 July The Three Billy Goats Gruff
  • 7th August The Little Red Hen
  • 14th August The Story of the Little Mole who knew it was none of his business
  • 21st August The Gruffalo

There will also be time to stroke our ponies, guinea pigs and rabbits. Sessions start at 10am and 1pm and last 1 and a half hours. Pre-booking only, see our Tickets page for information

 

Dig Deep

Whirlow 10K Trail Challenge and the 19.5K/12.2 Mile Peak Trail.

A hard and fast race on beautiful trails! Great prizes, a free technical t shirt for every finisher and race proceeds go towards the Whirlow Hall Farm Trust. What more can you want!

This race isn’t for your average road runners out to get a PB! There are hills, awkward trails and possibly mud to encounter! In other words, a proper trail race!

Whirlow 10K Trail Challenge:

The route has been chosen for its stunning scenery and the varied nature of the route. It’s also chosen to be a ‘challenge’ so it’s certainly undulating, mostly uphill in various gradients for the first half and mainly downhill for the second, with a good last push uphill!

The race begins at 10:20am and costs £15 to take part. More details can be found at the Dig Deep website here: http://www.digdeepraces.co.uk/races/whirlow-10k/

Peak Trail 12.12K:

The route has been chosen because of its stunning scenery and the tough nature of the route. Whilst most of the route is on good tracks and Public Rights of Way it also crosses some tricky terrain where navigation skills may be needed.

The race begins at 10am and costs £20 to take part. More details can be found at the Dig Deep website here: http://www.digdeepraces.co.uk/races/12-12/

 

Summer Play scheme

Join us for a day of fun for children aged 6-11. 30th, 31st August (Pony care days) 1st September (Farming fun) Full supervision by trained staff between 9 am and 3:30 pm. £38 per child per day, £30 if booking for more than 1 child or more than 1 day.

Pre-booking only

Call the Education Team on 0114 2360096 , or email educationenquiries@whirlowhallfarm.org to ask about availability and to book

Bug Hunt Sessions and Outdoor Crafts

Is your child a big fan of the outdoors and the creepy crawlies we find there? Bring them along to one of our sessions where we will search for and learn how to identify some common insects and take part in some nature related crafts. We will be running these sessions on Tuesdays throughout the summer holidays at 10:30-12am. Please email Ashleigh to find out more: AshleighC@whirlowhallfarm.org. You can book on to next Tuesday’s session here.

Whirlow Hall Farm Treasure Hunt

From Saturday-Tuesday throughout the summer holidays, join us for a treasure hunt! There will be clues hidden around the farm and it’s up to you to decipher these clues and answer questions as you make your way around the farm. Can you answer all of the questions and solve the anagram to win a prize? Pop into the shed in the bottom yard and pick up a question sheet! Please note: this is an unsupervised activity and you are welcome to take part at anytime on the aforementioned days. You will find all of the information you need in the shed.

Abbeydale Rotary Golf Day

Friday 8th September 2017

Our keen supporters the Rotary Club of Abbeydale are once again hosting their annual golf day in September, with all proceeds donated to Whirlow Hall Farm Trust. Entry fees for a team of 4 is £170 before 11am, and £180 afterwards, which includes your meals. If you would like to join in on the day, visit the Rotary Club’s website to download entry forms, or alternatively speak with our fundraising team on 0114 235 2678. Golf Day Flyer Jpeg

whff page 1Whirlow Hall Farm Fayre – Sunday 10th September- Sponsored by Gripple 

11am – 4pm

Come Rain or Shine it’s Farm Fayre Time!!

Join us on Sunday 10th September for our annual Farm Fayre here at Whirlow Hall Farm. SENTINEL VOTED BEST LOCAL BREWERY IN the 2017 EXPOSED AWARDS – will be here with their pop up bar, enjoy a pint of something cold, with some delicious street food from Dim Sum Sue, Pizza from Netheredge Pizza company or feat of the Famous Whirlow Hog Roast and BBQ.Spend the afternoon relaxing a watching the entertainment in the main arena or acoustic beer tent, or opt for some family fun in our children’s FESTIVAL GARDEN. CHILDRENS FESTIVAL GARDEN - Grimm & Co’s Apothecary to the Magical ’champion the writer in every child’ running innovative storytelling and writing workshops,  Supplying evil plots, wild schemes and kitchenware since 1148 NFU ‘Discovery Barn’ experience is a chance to follow the Adventure Trail round a range of activities from milking the cow to taking a fun farming quiz and  following a maze round the seasons following a year on the farm our milking cow.

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GREENTOP CIRCUS will be on hand to teach a range of hand held equipment such as diabolo, plate spinning and juggling, as well as balancing equipment tightwire, unicycles, stilts etc. All Critters Great and Small will bring the Zoo to you. We will be welcoming a menagerie of weird and wonderful exotic animals including snakes, spiders, rats and many creepy crawlies! An exciting day of animal encounters of all kinds. Visitors will get the chance to meet the farm animals and our team will be on hand to give talks and answer questions you may have. Our animal handling barn will be open too.

  •  FREE CHILDREN’S CRAFTS & ACTIVITIES
  •  PONY RIDING
  •  VINTAGE FUNFAIR
  •  BEEKEEPING
  •  ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY ACTIVITIES
  •  & LOTS MORE

Craft and Farmers Market

Sample a mouth-watering selection of the finest food and shop ‘til you drop in our craft and farmers market

Children entry is FREE (13 & under) £6 Adults FREE car parking

BUY ADVANCE TICKETS FOR EARLY ENTRY FROM  10.30am HERE

Beer and Bangers Comedy Night

Saturday 30th September – Doors 7pm

If you can’t make the June date above, then join us for a belly full of laughs in AMSeptember instead! BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Whirlow Networking Event – October edition

Our popular regular networking event will be hosted at the Showroom again from 7:45 on the 19th October. These events are incredibly popular and often sell out so grab your ticket fast – it’s just £10 which includes a full Whirlow Breakfast and the chance to make links with some of the most proactive businesses in the city. We keep the events relaxed as we feel this makes to create better more constructive relationships. See you there - book your tickets here or call us on 0114 235 2678 to make card payments over the phone.

 

 The Whirlow Ball 

The Whirlow Masquerade Ball on the evening of Saturday the 3rd February 2018 will be one of the final balls held at the iconic Baldwins Omega in Sheffield. Join us for fantastic food, a sparkling drinks reception and dancing. With a live band and entertainment throughout the evening. All proceeds will go directly to support the work of Whirlow Hall Farm Trust and will support some of the most vulnerable children in the region. Tickets £50 per head including fizz on arrival. Tables of ten £500 (£550 including an advert in the evening brochure) 0114 2352678 or book via Skiddle https://promotioncentre.co.uk/event_overview.php?lid=961462

Dress code : Black tie, Masks & Glamour

Last edited on mlAug 8th, 2017

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