Mantel Farm Festive Friday - December 14th 2018 10am-4pm
Free Mince Pies and Hot Drinks, Discuss your questions with our experts, Try our homemade Mead and Country Wines. Enjoy 10% off all shop items* Raise money in aid of Save the Children with Christmas Jumper Day. *Excludes Gift Vouchers. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion.
Thinking of new hens? are your existing hens not laying? moulting? needing a worm treatment? but you are not sure what to do? Jason and Josh will be available all day to answer your chicken related questions, and Ernie will be joining them in the morning with 'Acacia' the quail to talk about quail keeping.
Local Beekeepers will be popping in to join our own Beekeeper Josh to answer your beekeeping questions
With your bees now hopefully settled for the winter, why not call in and discuss your beekeeping year? Not a beekeeper? just find out more about it and how you can help...or discuss our 'experience day and beginners courses for 2019.
Find out the benefits of the Smallholder range of feeds - how they differ from other feeds, the benefits to your animals and take away info and free samples...
We will have a display of Greenwood craft items
Keep this traditional craft alive - find out about our courses, where you can have a go at cleaving, chopping and shaving greenwood using a shavehorse and turning on a pole-lathe. See examples of the items you can make..
We made our first demijohn of Mantel Farm Mead this year with the help of Steve on one of his courses - so we can't wait to sample this honey wine! Steve has also been busy making traditional country wines for us all to try.
Our regular newsletter contributor Laurie Wilkinson will be joining us at 1pm to read poems from his new book (and no doubt eat a few mince pies!). Laurie donates up to 40% from each sale to Help for Heroes.