Get Involved

Volunteers play a valuable and important role on the St Anns Allotments and are vital in supporting the work of STAA and the various community groups on site.volunteers with the youth group

If you feel you have some time to offer and are interested in getting involved we have a range of activities available including the heritage project, wildlife management, the community orchard and work around the site.

Have a look at the volunteering opportunities below and please contact us if you are interested.

Heritage project

The St Anns Allotments has a rich social and cultural history which we are trying to bring to life. As part of this work, we are looking for volunteers to be involved in the following areas of work

  • Setting up our heritage display garden
    - work parties every Wednesday 10am – 4pm and Saurdays 10am – 2pm
  • Recording oral history
  • Researching people, places and plants
  • Helping out on open days, leading tours or delivering talks

For more information contact Mo at STAA.

Wildlife management
volunteers creating a wildlife pond

Ten per cent of the 670 plots on the
St Anns Allotments are managed to encourage and enhance wildlife and conservation. We are looking for volunteers to help with activities that include clearance of scrub, putting up nesting boxes, habitat creation and species ID. Volunteer sessions take place every other Saturday 10am – 2pm

For more information contact Rob at STAA.

Community Orchard

This is where we work with local children and families. We are now running regular practical volunteer days to maintain and develop the orchard, every Wednesday from 1 – 3.30pm.

For more information contact Rachel at STAA

Practical site work

Opportunities for individuals and groups (great for a team building day, or corporate volunteering event) to help with clearance and maintenance

For more information contact Rob at STAA.