Wildflowers of the Creek

Over 100 species of wildflower have been recorded at the Creekside Centre in Deptford. Get to know a few of them this Saturday 21st May as part of a free introduction to the creek's diverse flora. 10am to 2pm at Creekside, Deptford. Get in touch if you'd like to come along by emailing me on: … Continue reading Wildflowers of the Creek

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread…

Join Rivers & People this evening (Friday 1st April) for a stroll from Canada Water to Deptford and sample the delights of spring in the big city. Led by the inimitable Nick Bertrand, we will take in the history and natural history of the Thames riverside before delving deep into Deptford for a well-earned jar … Continue reading Fools rush in where angels fear to tread…

A Dazzling Display of Daffodils…

Sat 19th March 11am to 3:30pm  Woodlands Ancient and Modern Part 1 (Lesnes Abbey) Rivers & People is making two trips to this magnificent woodland this spring. The aim is to explore different types of woodland, particularly the differences between ancient woodland and secondary (modern) woodland through the types of wild plants that grow in them. Join us for … Continue reading A Dazzling Display of Daffodils…

A cake in the creek and a new leaflet to boot…

This Sunday (27th Feb) Rivers & People is celebrating the completion of its first year with an anniversary wade in the creek at Deptford. Sunday 27th Feb 2pm to 5pm Creekside Centre, 14 Creekside, Deptford SE8 4SA.  Click here for map All are welcome to this free event - an opportunity to reflect on what has … Continue reading A cake in the creek and a new leaflet to boot…

Get up with the lark tomorrow…

Details of what we found on this early morning walk can be found in the Wildlife Sightings section...   Tomorrow morning Rivers & People will be up before sunrise to stroll down the Waterlink Way in search of birdlife (no larks). Come along to catch some of the winter visitors prior to their departure. We may see … Continue reading Get up with the lark tomorrow…