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Friday, 9 August 2019

It's showtime!

Saturday 31 August 2019
All welcome!
Our Annual Show will feature produce from Armstrong Allotments and St Gabriel's Allotments in Heaton.

Please come along with your entries or just to see other gardeners' entries.
The show is open to all levels,
not just the experts!


  • 9am-midday: staging (25p per entry)
  • Midday-2pm: judging
  • 3-4pm: auction of produce
  • 3.30-4pm: raffle

We have some fantastic raffle prizes, including:
Many thanks for the generosity of those who have donated raffle prizes! 


If you are a member of either allotment association and would like to enter some of your produce, here are the categories (and we can't emphasise enough that all levels of gardeners and producers are welcome to enter, not just the experts!):

As with all such shows, there are rules - please see below:

Most importantly... please come along and have fun!

Sunday, 7 July 2019

Annual Flower and Vegetable Show 2019

Save the date: our Annual Flower and Vegetable Show will be taking place on Saturday 31 August.  More details to follow...

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Thank you!

Many thanks to everyone who came to and helped out at our Annual Plant Sale. 

All the proceeds go back into running the allotments, so we are very grateful!

Sunday, 28 April 2019

Annual Plant Sale - THIS SATURDAY MORNING, 25 May 2019

This year's Annual Plant Sale is on Saturday 25 May 2019 from 10.30am.

Come along and stock up on flowers and vegetable plants for your allotment and/or garden.

You are advised to turn up in good time as this is a very popular event - the entrance to the allotments is on Crompton Road in Heaton.  All welcome!

Saturday, 16 February 2019


Image result for bonfire

In case you were wondering when you can have a fire at your allotment, here's a little reminder:

You can have a fire at your allotment 

  • from midday onwards (not before) 
  • Monday-Saturday (not Sundays or Bank Holidays)
  • until 31 March
Fires are not permitted between 1 April and 31 October.

Fires should not include plastic, roofing felt or any other substance that might give off toxic fumes.

Please familiarise yourself with the Allotment Fire Code of Practice before having a fire at your allotment.

Thursday, 3 January 2019

2019 AGM

Members are invited to this year's AGM which will be held at St Gabriel's Church hall on Tuesday 29 January at 7pm.

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Annual Flower and Vegetable Show - well done and thank you!

Many thanks to all the people who helped to organise and run our recent Annual Flower and Vegetable Show and congratulations to the winners!

We would also like to say a big THANK YOU to the people who provided prizes for the raffle.  These included a number of plotholders and the following companies:

Sky Apple Vegetarian Cafe
182 Heaton Road, Heaton, NE6 5HP
0191 209 2571

The Chillingham (pub)
89 Chillingham Road, Heaton, NE6 5XL
0191 265 3992

The Dow Clinic (Chiropody and Podiatry)
93 Chillingham Rd, Heaton, NE6 5XL
0191 265 0295

Dean and Daniela (Coffee shop and Italian Restaurant)
178-180 Newton Road, High Heaton, NE7 7HP
0191 281 8820

Monsieur Crepe (cafe)
7-9 Newton Place, High Heaton, NE7 7HD
0191 281 4522

People's Theatre
Stephenson Road, Heaton, NE6 5QF
0191 265 5020

The Corner House (pub and hotel)
Heaton Road, NE6 5RP
0191 265 9602

Rustico Restaurant
210 Heaton Road, Heaton, NE6 5HP
0191 265 0044

Humphrey and Wilson (hair and beauty salon)
124 Heaton Road, Heaton, NE6 5HN
0191 447 4410

We are very grateful - thank you!