Our Projects

Our Projects are adapted as necessary for the duration of the Coronavirus Social Distancing restrictions.  For more information please contact us at info@growingworks.org.uk.

Sprout

Strong Parents Reaching Out – outdoor activities for families of children and young people with additional needs. It’s Fun together for the whole family. Relax & share information, Make friends, Face challenges together. You don’t need any diagnosis, if you feel your family would benefit then come along to our sessions. Sprout sessions are held at Crow Nest Park in Dewsbury. £5 per family, first visit free, waived if it is a barrier.

Watch this space and our social media for new dates and times!

To register your interest or find out more about volunteering at Sprout please click here.

Young Shoots

We run sessions for young people aged 13-19 themed around bushcraft, cooking, and exploration.  The aim of the sessions is to build independence and confidence, developing life skills and team working.

For more information contact 07719 509703 or info@growingworks.org.uk

YOUNG SHOOTS NEWS – as lockdown eases we are running small group courses.  Check our flyer here for more information or contact us at info@growingworks.org.uk

Bud

Therapeutic gardening sessions for adults helping people benefit from being active outdoors, learning to grow, being creative and socialising.

  • Tuesdays 10am – 12.30pm at Wakefield Road Allotments, Dalton. Bus 372 from stop K1 in Lord Street to Wakefield Road/Dalton Green Lane.  MAP link

Community Gardens at Almondbury and Dalton…

People are welcome to call in and enjoy these spaces for exercise and relaxation at any time.  We also run gardening sessions during the growing season (March to October) which help maintain them for the community. For more information contact info@growingworks.org.uk, check our latest flyers (click here) and social media

  • Dalton Community Garden, behind Dalton and Rawthorpe Library, 23-25 Ridgeway. Bus 371 from K2 Lord Street to Dalton Ridgeway.
  • Almondbury Community Garden near the Library, Off Farfield Road. Bus 372 from K1 in Lord Street to Southfield Road.

To register your interest or find out more about volunteering at Bud please click here.

Bud referral form – click to DOWNLOAD

Events

Growing Works runs quarterly events at our therapeutic centre at Wakefield Road, Dalton bringing people together connected by the outdoor environment, food and fire. Nature activities for all ages. We are also keen for different organisations to get involved and  use the facilities at the site, contact us for more details.

If you are interested in becoming a trustee at Growing Works, please click here.

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