Hampsey Harp School


Harp Lessons are available for children aged 6+. Cost of a lesson is £10.00 and each lesson is on a one to one basis for 30mins. Harp rental is £30 per term.
For further information contact Claire on 02829557325



Every Wednesday at 7.00pm in Garvagh Community Building

SmartPoints is a simple counting system and it’s really easy to use. It nudges you towards nutritious, healthier foods so that you eat better, feel better, have more energy AND lose weight. Now that’s what we call smart!

Call Collette: 07710697945

The Diamond Club

Recommences on Wednesday 12th September 2018

The Diamond Club is a club for the over 50s to meet and listen to guest speakers every 2nd Wednesday in Garvagh Community Building at 2.30pm

New Members Welcome.


Monday Morning Art Class

Monday 10th September 2018
10.30am to 12.30pm
Cost: £50.00 for 12weeks
Under the guidance of local working artist Louie Winward come along and enjoy this 12 week class. Suitable for all abilities. Booking Essential


Speech and Drama Classes

Every Saturday morning commencing on Saturday 15th September 2018
9am to 1pm
Speech and Drama is held on Saturday mornings and the children are taught in small groups for an hour. Children will have the opportunity to work towards exams and participate in local festivals. For further details please contact Rita McVeigh on 02870832061.  Cost £5.00 per child

Nature and Wellbeing Training

This is an introductory training in Nature, Health and Wellbeing for those interested in working with people in nature.
It will introduce the developments in this sector, some theoretical underpinnings from eco-psychology & wellbeing, Nature Based Mindfulness, outdoor skills, nature based facilitation methods and personal nature connection.
You can camp and there are some indoor spaces. This is supported by Making local Woods work and therefore only costs £50.

See picture for details of contacts.

Volunteers required

We need helpers on the 4th August 12-4 pm, if you are available please get in touch.

Garvagh’s Time Travel Festival

We’re really excited to announce Garvagh Forest’s Time Travel Festival this year running from Friday 3rd August – Saturday 4th August. Come along and spread the word!

3rd August – Stone Soup Gathering in the Beechwood learning about how the Forest has been shaped over 1000s of years. Try your hand at Foraging, Fun and Food and contribute to cooking the Stone Soup. Booking is essential. 7.30 – 9.00 pm

4th August – Family adventure through time in the Forest finding Garvagh’s Lost Coins and returning them to the town. Start of the journey at Forest Carpark, off the A29. 12.00 – 4.00 pm (last ‘journey’ at 3.00 pm)

Garvagh Forest Strollers

Garvagh Forest Strollers Group (aka Beginners’ Walking Group) is starting up again on Thursday 7th June and running every Thursday thereafter. Meet at Garvagh Community Building @9.30 am. Open to all wishing to take it slowly through the forest.

Garvagh Forest Youth Club

Garvagh Forest Youth Club runs on a monthly basis, on the last Saturday of the month from 2.00 – 4.00 pm. It is open to all 9-14 year olds and costs £5 per young person. Registration essential.