Many and varied opportunities at TCV Hollybush for 2018


For 50 weeks of the year Hollybush runs a varied set of environmentally-based activities for adults. Some are targeted at certain groups but most are open to everyone, writes JOHN PRESTON.

Practical projects

Our minibus will take you out to work on sites across West Yorkshire planting trees, mending footpaths or building wildlife areas. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday meet 9.15, back 4 -4.30pm. Occasional volunteers or regulars most welcome.

TCV hollybush roundhouse appeal
There’s lots on offer at TCV Hollybush!

Short courses

In woodwork, bushcraft, gardening, natural crafts and practical conservation. Four or five weekly whole or half-day sessions. Courses run every school half-term. Build a garden bench, learn to light a fire without matches, make the most of your own garden or window ledge, have a go at drystone walling there is plenty to choose from. Enrolment is now open for courses starting w/c 8th and 15th January. Details here.

Green Gym

Half-day gardening sessions, Hollybush and from March sites across Leeds.

Wildlife and countryside walks weekly sessions

Voluntary staff who help staff deliver sessions, supporting those less abed and skills, on all of the above activities and the onsite café (Tuesday to Friday 10.30 to 3pm).

Get in touch!

For details of all of these please see our website, email or follow TCV Hollybush on Facebook or Twitter. You can also call us on 0113 274 2335.

Please share and help us reach more people who would benefit from the Hollybush experience. Retired, part time workers, off sick from work, between jobs, been out of work for a while, or got a day or two of leave to spare you will find all of these at Hollybush. The mix is what makes TCV special.

TCV Hollybush takes many referrals from agencies that support individuals with mental health, housing and other issues. Please get in touch.

Thanks to our many funders, including the Big Lottery and Leeds City Council.


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