Welcome to the Wigfield Farm blog!


Welcome to the Wigfield Farm blog!

Wigfield Farm has a wide range of animals and is a platform for Land Based Industries courses at Barnsley College.

The farm is open for anyone to come and visit.

Friday, 26 October 2012

Wigfield Farm feature in the Barnsley Chronicle

We had soooo much fun last weekend when Brett Carr from the Barnsley Chronicle came down to the farm to take a photo of the winner of the name the calf competition, while he weas there, he also took some photos of the Meerkats with some Halloween pumpkins to publicise our Halloween event next Wednesday 5-7pm. Here is the result:


 


Sunday, 21 October 2012

Animals excited about Halloween!

The animals at Wigfield Farm just can't wait for Halloween!! They are so excited that they have been crawling and slithering all over the pumpkins.....as you can see......
Sasha the Royal Python
Spike the Bearded Dragon
Spike the Bearded Dragon
Tarantula
Cute little hamster
Bullfrog

Friday, 12 October 2012

Activity days @ Oct. Half Term

Does October Half Term = Boredom for you normally?
.....If so, why not join our Activity Days @ Wigfield Farm instead!
They will be held 10am - 2pm on the following days
of October Half Term:

Monday 29th October 2012
Tuesday 30th October 2012
[NOT WEDNESDAY DUE TO HALLOWEEN EVENT]
Thursday 1st November 2012
Friday 2nd November 2012.

Each Activity Day costs £7.50 per child.
Activities will include arts and crafts and meet the animals.
The Child's lunch will be included.

Available to children aged 3 - 8yrs old only.

Parental supervision is essential, but only 1 adult with each child.
BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL - Only 20 places available.

Payment required on booking.

TO BOOK PLEASE CONTACT LINDSEY ROBINSON ON [01226] 216474 or [01226] 733702 or email l.robinson@barnsley.ac.uk

HALLOWEEN EVENT

ARE YOU FEELING SPOOKY?!!
If so then come down to our Halloween event at Wigfield Farm
...IF YOU DARE!
There will be a haunted trail around the farm [bring your own torch if you like], face painting, bouncy castle, arts and crafts, apple bobbing, fancy dress competition, animal demonstrations and lots more!
ENTRY FEE:
£5.00 for adults
£3.00 for children / concessions
under 3's FREE
WEDNESDAY 31ST OCTOBER 5-7PM

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Belle and her lovely piglets!

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Barley the Beautiful Barn Owl

Have you been to see Barley our beautiful Barn Owl yet?
Here she is along with Gemma Pattison, Our Farm Support Worker. I am sure you will agree, they both look FABULOUS!