As the recommended florists at Folly Farm Centre, we were delighted to exhibit at the first ‘Off to Wed’ wedding fair earlier this spring. We chose natural looking displays to suit this beautiful rural location, incorporating seasonal flowers, with herbs and foliage - our trademark style!
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An electric car charging unit has been installed at Folly Farm Centre; Avon Wildlife Trust’s education, conference and wedding venue in Stowey. The installation of the charging point now makes it easier for visitors with electric cars to visit the Centre and 250-acre nature reserve.
Folly Farm Centre have been awarded gold at the South West Fairtrade Business Awards, in a packed ceremony on Friday 6 March at the Watershed in Bristol. Bristol Heroes, Aardman Animations, partnered with Fairtrade heroes, Divine Chocolate, to present the awards to conclude Fairtrade Fortnight in the region.
With couples becoming increasingly adventurous and with savvy brides wanting great wedding deals, the idea of mid summer being the best season for weddings is long gone!
Happy staff are 12% more productive*. Therefore happy, healthy conference delegates will be more productive too!
We have worked closely with our caterers to tailor make a special ‘detox’ delegate package for January and February 2015.
By definition a detox is ‘a period of time where the body is rid of unhealthy substances’. Think super foods at lunchtime and swapping coffee and cake for sumptuous smoothies!
However, detox is not just about the body. With Avon Wildlife Trust’s 250-acre nature reserve on our doorstep, which is a beautiful setting for walks, outside meetings and teambuilding activities, your mind will be taken care of too.
Remembrance Day this year is particularly poignant because 2014 marks the centenary of the beginning of WW1. The team here at Folly have been looking back at recollections of Folly Farm during the world war periods, which gives an insight into the lives of the people who stayed at home to work the land.
With the kitchen garden harvested and the days becoming hazier, autumn provides the perfect time for foodies to explore all the culinary delights on offer. In the Chew Valley, just 10 miles from Bristol and Bath, West Country foodie delights are in abundance.
SOUTH Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWAST) is pleased to support Folly Farm Centre by installing a defibrillator.
Folly Farm was identified as an ideal location due to its rural location, coupled with the hundreds of wedding guests, conference delegates and school groups that pass through the Centre on a weekly basis. This is in addition to many local people that enjoy walks in Avon Wildlife Trust’s 250-acre Folly Farm nature reserve.
My name is Julie Doherty and I am the Community Groups and Partnerships Manager for Avon Wildlife Trust. It’s been eight months since I took on the old market garden at Folly Farm and since then, we’ve transformed the site.
As the days grow longer and the chill in the air makes way for warming sunshine, Avon Wildlife Trust’s Folly Farm nature reserve and Folly Farm Centre are ready to welcome in springtime!