News Archive

Outside Motivation

England’s largest outdoor learning project reveals children more motivated to learn when outside. Children from 125 schools across the South West of England are happier, healthier and more motivated to learn thanks to a new project commissioned by Natural England …


Coming Soon…

Help in the Animal Barn –  a Weekly Clean Out? Having the new barn will be such a delight especially if we can keep it as clean and tidy as it is now!!! I wonder if there is someone out …


Grand Draw

Following the gift of a wonderful handmade quilt from the Widecombe Sewing Group last summer, many of you helped us to sell draw tickets. We finally made the draw at the beginning of the Nativity and all the three blessed …


Christmas Nativity

What a great weekend we had sharing the Nativity story! The group included adults and young people that had not been to the farm before. Some saw stars for the first time, others appreciated acting in the Nativity with their …


The Christmas Tree Festival

The theme this year at Widecombe church was “Colour” so it was decided by the October group of young people to focus on the colours of all the different people of the world. We went for  “People of all nations, …


Animal Barn

The project began in November and is almost completed. It has been exciting to see the various stages of the process from preparation, through construction, to final touches nearing completion. There have been many different people involved in the barn …


Work Party

A small but carefully selected group blessed us with their hard work and good humour. We enjoyed a father and son team working together at the farm for the first time. Every task on the huge list was tackled and …


Providence House Annual Dinner

In November we had a great evening with the team at Providence House attending their Annual Fundraising Dinner. Good food, good company, good entertainment and a good cause. The young people waited on all the guests admirably, welcoming us all, …


Happy New Year to You All

This promises to be an exciting year with many events and activities happening, many young people benefiting from the farm, lots of supporters and volunteers being involved in so many different ways. We pray that this will be a year …


Inner City Kids Choosing Horses Over Gangs

Here’s a wonderful article from ITV News about the positive effect that Ebony Horse Club in Brixton. This is the kind of work that Shallowford provides when kids from Battersea come and stay at the farm, learning about community and …


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John 1:3

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