Eastern side of Beckenham Place Park (the Common and Summerhouse Fields)

Lewisham Council is pleased to be able to start some early engagement with local residents and the wider community about potential changes to the eastern side of Beckenham Place Park (the Common and Summerhouse Fields). This is a great opportunity for residents and the community to contribute to the shaping of this local asset. The … Continue reading Eastern side of Beckenham Place Park (the Common and Summerhouse Fields)


Due to the most recent advice from the UK Government and from Lewisham Council, we have decided to cancel Nature’s Gym from and including this Thursday (19th March 2020)  and until further notice. I appreciate that you may be disappointed by this news, but in light of the current advice this we feel this is … Continue reading LATEST – NATURE’S GYM CANCELLED

Friends of Brookmill Park Talks

The Friends of Brookmill Park are putting on a series of really interesting talks on a number of environmental areas (Birds/Trees/ Flood mitigation etc). Come along to informative talks on topics of local interest by outstanding speakers, kindly hosted by our friendly local – The Brookmill Pub. When: Sunday evenings 6.30 for 6.45 start, finish 8.00 … Continue reading Friends of Brookmill Park Talks

LATEST – Nature Gym programme January – March 2020

Hooray the new Nature's Gym programme is here! You will see that once again we have some new sites (Horniman Museum) as well as some old favourites. You will also notice that 20th February currently says ‘No Nature’s Gym TBC’. This is because Judith is away, and I am not sure if I will be … Continue reading LATEST – Nature Gym programme January – March 2020

Bats Stars of the Night

The Wildlife Trust along with RHS and Bat Conservation Trust have produced a fantastic booklet about bats and what you can do to help them. There are lots of useful tips about making your garden more wildlife friendly to attract these amazing creatures. There are over 1300 species of bat in the world, 17 of … Continue reading Bats Stars of the Night

Nature’s Gym do guerrilla gardening (sort of)

The Nature's Gym volunteers spent a happy few hours clearing up an area of land outside Dacres Wood Nature Reserve. It has been an area that the volunteers have been keen to get their hands on for a while, so it was great to be able to finally take them there. Last week we focused … Continue reading Nature’s Gym do guerrilla gardening (sort of)