Rainbow Rural Care Farm near Barnston is holding a spring open day on Sunday, April 2.

The event starts at 10.30am at the farm in High Easter Road.

Visitors can meet the spring lambs, and there will also be a vintage bike show, plant sales, a craft demonstration and sales and refreshments.

Tickets are £5 per person, and children under 12 can go free.

Rainbow Rural Care Farm - based at Sallet's Farm - was started in 2010, by a family of fourth-generation farmers, and is a registered Essex County Council day care provider.


The centre supports disabled, disadvantaged and vulnerable people to access a sustainable working farm, encouraging them to interact with the animals and help with gardening and conservation.