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AGM 2024

AGM 2024

The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Churchfield will be held on Tuesday 26th March at 7pm in the Council Offices at Skelmanthorpe. Everyone is welcome.


Wassailing again

Wassailing again

Last January’s Wassail seems to have resulted in a bumper fruit crop … and was great fun (if a little chilly). Greene Man John, and a small band of hardy volunteers and musicians, will be joining us again on Churchfield for a repeat performance, this… Read more


Photograph by Alan Coe

Coming Soon

We shall be joining in with the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch soon on the field. See our lovely noticeboard or watch this space!


Dress the Tree

Dress the Tree

Come and add some colour to the field on Saturday! Traditionally, this coming weekend is a time to celebrate trees and all they mean to us. You’ll find more information on our noticeboard. On Saturday we’ll be on the field from 2.30pm decorating one of… Read more


It’s on Sunday!!!

It’s on Sunday!!!

Our lovely little field has had its haircut ready for Sunday. The band is fully rehearsed, mic’d up and raring to go, and we have FABULOUS raffle prizes, free drinks and delicious cakes at £1 per portion. All we need now is PEOPLE!!! Bring your… Read more


Annual Picnic 2023!

Annual Picnic 2023!

Save the date for our annual PICNIC! Countryside Dave and his band have agreed to provide MUSIC; we shall be selling CAKE; there will be a RAFFLE, so please bring what you need for a picnic and join us. SUNDAY 17th SEPTEMBER from 2pm. Everyone… Read more


Work with us?

Work with us?

A grant from Kirklees enabled our community gardeners to provide delicious snacks and drinks on the field as a THANK-YOU to all our local volunteers. Refreshments and a very good catch-up were enjoyed by all. You can see below that the field has been beautifully… Read more


Free Cake for Volunteers!

Free Cake for Volunteers!

We shall be having a picnic in the orchard on June 6th, from 10-12noon. Free refreshments will be served, courtesy of Sue, who has won us a grant to thank our volunteers for their work to make our public green spaces so special. THANKS Sue,… Read more


Wassailing Works

Wassailing Works

Just look at the orchard! A couple of weeks ago a group of volunteers added more heritage fruit trees to our orchard, which now numbers eleven healthy trees. Here we are working away, but it has to be said that it is probably thanks to… Read more


AGM –  New Date

AGM – New Date

The new date for our AGM is Thursday 23rd March, same time, same venue – 7pm at the Council Offices in the library building at Skelmanthorpe. Everyone is welcome.



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