Stepney City Farm

 
 
ADDRESS
Stepney Way, Tower Hamlets, London E1 3DG 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Tue to Sun 10am-4pm
 
PRICES
FREE
 

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Stepney City FarmA farm has been here since 1979 when local residents, schools, churches and community groups were consulted and a small patch of land was secured for the farm's use. Formerly known as the Stepping Stones Farm, the 4.2-acre Stepney City Farm runs several projects including a Community Growing Club, Saturday Craft Sessions and open volunteering sessions. The site has been through several incarnations since the 17th century. Worcester house (locally known as King John's Palace) once stood where the cows now graze and you can still see the ruins of the old Sunday school and the Stepney meeting house. Animals on the farm include pigs, goats, sheep and cows as well as ducks, chickens, guinea pigs and ferrets. Improvements are continually being made and in September 2012 a barn to house the animals during the winter months was opened and a rural arts centre where children can learn ironmongery, pottery and woodwork skills was launched. Free rural arts workshops for all ages run on the first Saturday of every month.

 

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Opening and closing times for Stepney City Farm

Today (Saturday) Stepney City Farm closes at 16.00

Monday:

Closed
 
 

Tuesday:

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16.00
 
 

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16.00
 
 

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LondonTown.com - Stepney City Farm Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Mile End Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
21 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Wilton's Music Hall
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Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus
Theatre | On 25th October 2014 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre 6 minutes walk from Stepney City Farm

With songs, laughter, excitement and lots of audience participation, Big Wooden Horse return to Half Moon with this lively show ...More

The Rin Tins
Concerts | On 25th October 2014 

Jamboree 8 minutes walk from Stepney City Farm

The band plays folk-fuelled jazz-jive with support from Nigel Burch & The Flea Pit Orchestra....More

Reading Group
Exhibitions | Until 29th November 2014 

Idea Store Whitechapel 12 minutes walk from Stepney City Farm

Book club....More

Saturday Night Comedy
Comedy | On 25th October 2014 

Backyard Bar & Kitchen 16 minutes walk from Stepney City Farm

Live stand-up from Barry Castagnola, Rich Wilson and Lateef Lovejoy....More

Toy Stories
Toy Stories
Exhibitions | Until 14th December 2014 

V & A Museum of Childhood 16 minutes walk from Stepney City Farm

Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti visited more than 50 countries over 18 months to create images of children with their most ...More

 
Daydreams And Diaries: The Story Of Jacqueline Wilson
Daydreams And Diaries: The Story Of Jacqueline Wilson
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

V & A Museum of Childhood 16 minutes walk from Stepney City Farm

This exhibition at the Museum of Childhood celebrates best-selling children's author Jacqueline Wilson, giving visitors the chance to learn out ...More

 
Mandarin Playgroup And Classes (Under 3s)
Exhibitions | Until 20th December 2014 

Oxford House 19 minutes walk from Stepney City Farm

Mandarin and Chinese culture workshops....More

Mandarin Playgroup And Classes (Ages 3-5)
Exhibitions | Until 20th December 2014 

Oxford House 19 minutes walk from Stepney City Farm

Mandarin and Chinese culture workshops....More

Boost: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 21st December 2014 

Oxford House 19 minutes walk from Stepney City Farm

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Young & Talented School Of Stage & Screen (Ages 6-16)
Sporting Events | Until 20th December 2014 

Oxford House 19 minutes walk from Stepney City Farm

Y&T take pride in creating a dedicated, enthusiastic and very talented group of young performers....More

 
 
 
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