Art Gene’s 2019 programme


Calling all explorers, speakers, thinkers, dreamers, artists, activists, ecologists, historians, dog walkers, builders, bus drivers, foodies, families, visitors, locals and lovers of nature and this amazing place…

This is an opportunity to express your views in places of untold potential!



Autumn on the Allotment

Friday 25th October 2019

1 – 4pm


Falling leaves and winter breeze, it’s Autumn on the Allotment.


On Friday 25th October, come and drop in on our free autumn crafts and activities event at The Isle of Walney Community Growing Space.
We will be making a Toad-Abode to help frogs and toads overwinter at the allotment, and creating beautiful leaf lanterns to decorate your home and garden (in the poly tunnel if raining)!
Please invite family and friends.
Suitable for all ages and no experience necessary.


Isle of Walney Community Growing Space, Mill Lane, Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 3XX

  • FREE event
  • Drop in
  • Suitable for all ages
  • All tools and equipment provided
  • Refreshments provided
  • Please invite family and friends


More about Art Gene’s Allotment Soup project and the Isle of Walney Community Growing Space. 

More about Art Gene’s Re-wilding Barrow project and the Landscape Working Party.


Other Art Gene Events

Allotment Soup Work Days

11am – 3pm, Every second Saturday of the month throughout summer.
Join our community of gardeners on the allotment and work with Hannah Brackston (artist in residence) to learn about resilience, growing your own food and sustainable living. Every second Saturday during summer.

Weekly dates and updates are posted on the public Facebook group Allotment Soup: the Isle of Walney Community Growing Space.

Learn more about Art Gene’s Allotment Soup project.