Category Archives: Activities

June 2022 Benefice Newsletter and Celtic Evening Prayer

The latest benefice newsletter can now be found here. Saturday, 28th May, 5pm, Taizé/Celtic Evening Prayer in the Barn, Greenholme, Bewcastle. This is a special service with a [..]

Activities, Parish, Prayer

October 2021 Benefice Newsletter and Apple Pressing

The October benefice newsletter is now available to view or download from here. We have our annual apple-pressing community day at Greenholme, Bewcastle on Saturday 9th October from [..]

News for the House of Prayer, Parish

A brief summary so far…

It has been a long while since anything was posted concerning our attempts to work with this land on which we live. Silence has been kept through our [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Apple Pressing 2018

Everyone seems to have an abundance of apples this year, many of which have ripened early. If you still have apples, our pressing day this year is on [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Apple Pressing 2017

Another year in the round and another apple pressing day. This year it’s on Saturday 14th October, 1-4pm at Greenholme, Bewcastle. Everyone welcome. Bring your own apples if [..]

Activities

Apple Day 2016

Well what a great time we had! Juice everywhere, sticky fingers, mucky clothes, mashed apple and wasps! It was good to welcome new faces as well as old. [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Apple Pressing Day – 1st October 2016

Saturday, 1st October, 2pm to 5pm, apple juicing at Greenholme, Bewcastle. Bring along your surplus apples that you would like to be juiced, and some clean containers to [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

A success at last? Learning how to sing

Trying to listen to our land and find ways of enalbing it to sing while providing for us is proving to be difficult. Constant rain, heavy waterlogged but [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

1st Swallows

Our first swallows arrived today, Thursday 16th April, exactly the same date as last year (2014), and 3 days earlier than 2013 (19th April). Today also heralded the [..]

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture

Solar Eclipse 20th March 2015

The view of the eclipse from Greenholme, where we had an eclipse magnitude of 0.93, or 93% of the sun eclipsed at around 09.35GMT.

Greenholme - an experiment in permaculture