Latest – Festival of the Great North Wood

After the success of the Festival of the Great North Wood last year, the London Wildlife Trust will hold another event in April 2021.

The London Wildlife Trust writes:

Join us for a virtual celebration of the Great North Wood, with an activity for everyone, including talks and film screenings, craft workshops, woodland yoga, a virtual walk, nature writing and spoken word workshops and a baking workshop – all taking place online.

Click here to see a full list of our upcoming events

The Great North Wood is a sprawling ancient landscape that gradually became fragmented by the development of south London’s suburbs – but whose name lives on in districts such as Norwood, Gipsy Hill, Forest Hill and Penge (‘edge of wood’).

Once stretching for several miles between the Thames and Croydon, today the Wood consists of a series of small woodlands, parks, cemeteries, sports grounds, railway embankments and gardens – all of which provide a home for nature within a modern urban landscape.

This project is predominantly funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund with further support from the Mayor of LondonVeolia Environmental TrustThe Dulwich Estate, and The Dulwich Society.

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