Great Taste in a Little Space

Many older people, when they give up their family homes, have to give up their gardens. This can represent a loss of their favourite hobby. At Urban Allotments, we believe that you can keep growing whatever space you have available, and whatever mobility you have. There is always a way! Our talk is to help older people understand that they can still enjoy growing their own fruit and veg even it is on a smaller scale outdoors or a fragrant windowsill with culinary herbs. If desired we can offer a 'potting party' where residents get to pot up their chosen herbs, strawberries or veg plants to grow on back in their accommodation. Our talks are often the beginning of a longer relationship with the scheme, and have typically led to a gardening club being formed with our help and the growers sharing their produce with the rest of the scheme. The picture shows a similar talk at the Brighton Centre earlier this year. References from schemes we are working with are available.

Act Details

Name: Great Taste in a Little Space
Type of act: Solo acts
Act contents: Audience participation | Talks /workshops /story telling
Equipment required: Table & Chair, we bring the rest
Performance length: About an hour
Fee charged: £200 (Over £100)
Locations: Regional service (East Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex).
Booking notice: 2 weeks
Days of week: Any


None provided to EAC.

Contact Details
Rachael Fisher, Southwood House, Henfield Road, Albourne, West Sussex, BN6 9JJ.

Where we’ve played for older people recently

No venues notified to EAC.