Big Green Weekend – Skelton Grange celebrates 60 years of TCV

As part of The Conservation Volunteers’ special 60th anniversary Big Green Weekend event, TCV in Leeds will be hosting an events to celebrate at Skelton Grange on Saturday (21 September 201 from 11am–4pm.

This event is part of 60 local events across the UK, plus 5 flagship events, kindly supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery – making this year’s Big Green Weekend TCV’s biggest event to date.

TCV’s Big Green Weekend is an opportunity to showcase the scale and breadth of the activities TCV volunteers deliver week in, week out across the UK, and a chance to say a huge thanks to all the amazing volunteers.

Activities taking place at Skelton Grange include bushcraft, beekeeping, natural crafts, walk and trails around the woodlands, fruit and vegetable gardens, fun and games for all the family, as well as homemade cakes and a wood-fired dragon pizza over at the café.

TCV are encouraging visitors to the events to share their pictures online using the hashtag #BigGreenWeekend, with the winner of the competition being awarded a prize as judged by our expert panel.

Darren York, TCV Chief Executive, said:

“TCV’s Big Green Weekend is a celebration of the valuable green spaces – which are under increasing pressure in these challenging economic times – and the individuals who freely give their time for their protection. It is often thanks to the efforts of the volunteers across the UK that they are cared for and improved for the benefit of people and nature.”

Ralph Walker, TCV Marketing Executive, said:

“TCV’s annual Big Green Weekend showcases the scale and breadth of the activities we deliver week-in-week-out across the UK. It’s a chance for the public to join in, feel good and find out more about TCV, the community volunteering charity. It’s also a chance to say a huge thanks to all our amazing volunteers across the UK and celebrate our 60th anniversary.

“TCV brings people together, strengthening communities and improving wellbeing. Our volunteers work to protect and enhance our everyday green spaces for the benefit of wildlife and for us all to enjoy; which really is something to celebrate!”

Every day The Conservation Volunteers work across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone. Whether by conserving a well-loved outdoor space or simply bringing people together; TCV’s varied activities connect people and green spaces to deliver lasting outcomes for both.

Join in, feel good.

Skelton Grange Environment Centre is located on Skelton Grange Road, Stourton, Leeds, LS10 1RS


This post was based on a press release issued by TCV


One Reply to “Big Green Weekend – Skelton Grange celebrates 60 years of TCV”

  1. Hi
    It is very good your Tring to get together with the community.

    Kind regards

    Richard Billcliffe.

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