The best seed swap, potato day and green fair in North-East Somerset - join us for our ninth year of seeds!

Timsbury Conygre Hall, North Road, Timsbury, nr Bath, BA2 0JQ

Saturday 10 March 2018 from 10am to 2pm

Entrance: £1 on the door (under 16s enter free)

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Get Seedy! Seedy Saturday

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Get Seedy! Saturday is an annual seed swap and green fair for Seed Savers, keen growers and anyone aiming for a more sustainable lifestyle. It is an opportunity to share seeds, pick up some new and interesting varieties, exchange tips and experiences and find out more about local community groups and initiatives. Find out more about what a seed swap is all about >>

What's going on?

In addition to the Seed Swap, there will be stalls of exhibitors and traders with seeds, plants, produce and local crafts to browse and buy. Traders, talks and activities confirmed:

Avon Wildlife Trust
Locally based environmental charity, dedicated to securing a sustainable future both for wildlife and people. It cares for 35 local nature reserves and a community food-growing site; organises interesting and enjoyable local events and volunteering opportunities; delivers exciting education programs; supports local land-owners; monitors local planning developments and carries out scientific research.

Beans and Herbs
Specialising in Organic Seed of vegetables and herbs for home growers and allotment holders. Huge range of bean and herb seeds.

Cam Valley Arts Trail
Local artists and craftspeople that hold an annual local arts trail over the first full weekend in November. The aim of the group is to promote the arts and support local artists and craftspeople that live and work in and around the Cam Valley.

Flamingo Paperie - Sarah Hamblin
Exceptional quality, beautiful cards and gift wrap for everyday and special occasions that you simply cannot do without!

Hullabaloos
You'll only find fresh, pure ingredients in these lemonades - just filtered water, fresh lemons and only a small amount of sugar (plus real raspberries, elderflowers, ginger, pink grapefruit and oranges!) and that's it! ​NO artificial flavours, colours, preservatives, bubbles or baddies.​

National Garden Scheme (NGS)
The National Garden Scheme is the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country, including The Queen’s Nursing Institute, Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Carers Trust, Hospice UK, Perennial and Parkinson’s UK. Around  3,700 gardens open each year for the National Garden Scheme, sharing their passion and raising impressive amounts of money through entry fees, teas and slices of cake.

Pennard Plants
Potatoes, potatoes, potatoes! We have 75 varieties of this great British staple. We sell these by the tuber at ‘Potato Days’ and put the potato into Seedy Saturday. We also have heritage vegetable and flower seeds, onion sets, rhubarb crowns and some unusual tubers to grow and eat. "Grow what you can't buy!"

Perennial plants from Rosemary Murphy
Perennial cottage plants for sale, including foxgloves and lupins.

Plant Boxes Bristol
A wide range of plant boxes and garden furniture from bird tables, cat houses, compost bins, benches, picnic tables, storage bins and much, much more. Items also made to custom sizes.

Sorella Soaps
Locally handmade soap and wax melts and will also soon sell candles too... all products are derived from sustainable sources.

Taste of Timsbury
A community marketplace for locally produced food, creative cooks, budding entrepreneurs, keen gardeners/allotment holders, and local produce retailers.

Timmy’s Chillies© Marmalades and Jellies
Made by hand in small batches locally. Packed with 85% fresh fruit, they come in a range of flavours and heat strengths. Available at many good farm shops, delis and butchers in the region. “Fruity and delicious, with chilli on the finish.”

Free expert talks

  • 10.30am • Herbs for colds - from your garden • Helen Gray • Malago Medicinals
  • 11.30am • The Humble Potato - growing, cooking, eating! • Chris Smith • Pennard Plants

Children's art and craft sessions with Cam Valley Arts Trail

The local Cam Valley Arts Trail will be hosting a fun and free art and craft activity in return for donations to their group:

  • Butterflies & blackbirds – make a mobile

Sponsored by

Pennard Plants, Beans and Herbs, The Connies

Taste of Timsbury
A community marketplace for locally produced food, their first event is set to be held at the Conygre Hall later in 2016, for creative cooks, budding entrepreneurs, keen gardeners/allotment holders, or existing local produce retailers.

Timmy’s Chillies© Marmalades and Jellies
Made by hand in small batches locally. Packed with 85% fresh fruit, they come in a range of flavours and heat strengths. Available at many good farm shops, delis and butchers in the region. “Fruity and delicious, with chilli on the finish.”-->

Refreshments @ The Kitchen Café

Hot and cold refreshments will be available throughout the day, including tea, coffee, soft drinks, bacon rolls, cake, biscuits and other treats.
The Kitchen Café is sponsored by The Connies, Timsbury.

Download our programme and poster to spread the word

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Seedy Saturday 2018 programme
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Seedy Sat 2018 poster

The details on this page are correct as of 6 March 2018 but are subject to change at any time.