Sunshine helps thousand enjoy day at Beckton farm

Left: Adam Nowak, right: Nicole Nowak

Left: Adam Nowak, right: Nicole Nowak - Credit: Archant

More than a thousand people enjoyed the sun as they spent a day at Newham City Farm celebrating its annual sheep day.

Young and old watched sheep shearing at the farm where there was a variety of other events organised by the volunteers at the Stansfeld Road, Beckton farm which is run by Community Links.

Particularly popular was the how to cook healthy on a budget demonstrations from Jamie Oliver’s kitchen and the Links New Food project stall which provided information on healthy eating, growing and cooking.

Other attractions included arts and craft workshops, inflatable environments, crazy bike and face painting.