BBC news report on Grow with Wiggly project

Wiggly participants at Thriving Communities course

Wiggly was delighted to welcome reporter Jo Durrant to our Wiggly kitchens and the Heritage Hub gardens in Gloucester recently, where we are collaborating with social enterprise Project Grow. Grow with Wiggly project Project Grow are growing seasonal vegetables at the Hub for use in our Wiggly Thriving Communities Seasonal Cookery courses.   The vegetables are…

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Growing with Wiggly at the Heritage Hub

Growing at the Hub gardens

Wiggly is proud to be collaborating with the wonderful Project Grow and the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub in a project to grow 50% of the vegetables used by Wiggly to support community cookery in Gloucester at the Hub’s existing community garden.  The Hub and the Wiggly kitchens are less than 0.5 miles apart so this is a…

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Wiggly new year courses

Do you want to get involved with Wiggly and do some cooking? There’s lots going on at Wiggly and plenty of opportunities to cook with us if you’re keen to learn more in the kitchen. Here’s a taster of what we’ve got planned for the next couple of months. Fresh Hope Community Lunch – every…

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Wiggly Santa’s Gift to you

With Christmas fast approaching, the amount of things to do can sometimes seem over-whelming.   Presents to buy, parties to plan, Christmas outfits to choose and family meals to prepare.   The demands seem to come from all sides and the cost can really add up and often feels too daunting to manage and afford. At Wiggly,…

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Westgate Course #1 wraps up

Westgate Group with certificates

Our Wiggly Westgate course #1 wound up last week with a fabulous final shared meal of mac and cheese with a selection of toppings including crispy bacon and onions.   Our participants triumphed by making their own roux for the cheese sauce, and enjoyed the fruits of their labour in a shared meal at the end…

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Wiggly Creepy Cuisine!

Our Wiggly Chef has been busy stirring up the cauldron to create some creepy culinary delights for Halloween! Visit our recipes page to try your hand at our spooktacular Halloween Sausage Mummies.  Or why not get creative with the kids and make some Skeleton Gingerbread men or even some Eyeball Brownies. Our recipes are fun,…

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Wiggly Fake-Away Favourites!

Girl with Big Mac taco

Westgate Course kicks off with a Wiggly twist on a fast food favourite! The Wiggly team were thrilled this week to welcome our new participants from the Cavern and the Lighthouse on our Westgate Cookery course.   The course provides vulnerable adults in Gloucester with two courses of five weeks’ cookery tuition each, to boost their…

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Wiggly in the news!

BBC Radio Gloucestershire logo

Did you catch Wiggly General Manager Claire Foote and Wiggly Chef on BBC Radio Gloucestershire’s breakfast show today? Listen to the full interview at 1 hour 23  mins onwards on BBC Sounds at BBC Radio Gloucestershire breakfast – With David Smith (15/09/2023) – BBC Sounds to find out more about our fundraising campaign. If you…

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Welcome to the Wiggly Kitchen!

Wiggly Chef with a bowl and whisk

Welcome to our Kitchen! Wiggly Charity has launched a new JustGiving campaign to support our community kitchen workshops.   Wiggly cookery workshops are about so much more than cooking.  Time and again, our participants tell us how much our sessions have helped them gain confidence, life skills and reduced their social isolation. At Wiggly, we specialise…

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Billy joined Wiggly in July 2023

Wiggly is delighted to welcome Billy Pallett to its Board of Trustees. Billy is a life long foodie. He understands the need to cook nutritious and delicious food while keeping a keen eye on costs. He believes food is an opening to the soul and always best shared with family or friends and wants to…

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