River Wade with Booking.com

As part of the 3 Rivers Clean Up a team from Booking.com came to help clean the River Quaggy in Manor Park. By the end they had 10 bags of rubbish, an old typewriter and a chair. Luckily we didn't find that much Himalayan balsam, but it is still quite early in the year, so another … Continue reading River Wade with Booking.com

Advertisements

3 Rivers Clean Up 2108

  The first 3 Rivers Clean Up planning session will be taking place later this week. We hope that by the end o it we will have confirmed the dates for this year’s festival. We hope that will be able to overlap with London Rivers Week. This will be the 10th year that we have been … Continue reading 3 Rivers Clean Up 2108

July – September 2017 Rivers and People Programme is now available

After a busy Summer of events, a huge amount of work was achieved by all the volunteers that came out and did their bit for Lewisham's rivers. There is always work to do though, so if you missed out or enjoyed yourself so much that you'd like to do more, please have a look at … Continue reading July – September 2017 Rivers and People Programme is now available

New Nature’s Gym Programme now available

The April-June 2017 Nature's programme is now available.  There are plenty of exciting projects over the next few months, including the 3 Rivers Clean Up.  As always, booking is essential for these sessions. If you are new to Nature's Gym, take a look through our FAQ and How to Get Involved pages for more information.  If … Continue reading New Nature’s Gym Programme now available

Lewisham DWP help out with the 3 Rivers Clean UP

A merry bunch of eager volunteers from the Lewisham branch of DWP came out on a wade today as part of the 3 Rivers Clean Up.  16 of us waded from Ladywell Fields to Catford and managed to pull out 10 bags of rubbish, a bin and a trolley.  The trolley came in very handy when we … Continue reading Lewisham DWP help out with the 3 Rivers Clean UP

The story of Ladywell Naiad

Earlier this month, the Story of the Ladywell Naiad was told over two nights, once in Manor Park and once in Ladywell Fields.  Story teller Richard Neville delighted crowds with humorous tales while London Bubble Theatre  provided music and fun activities. Follow #whatlivesinlewisham on Twitter and Instagram and find our hat lives in our Parks and … Continue reading The story of Ladywell Naiad

Clearing the Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park

As part of the 3 Rivers Clean Up the Nature's Gym volunteers cleared part of the River Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park.  Their work involved picking up litter and pulling up Himalayan Balsam.  Himalayan Balsam is one of a number of invasive species that you can find along our rivers.  This one however is easy to … Continue reading Clearing the Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park

Nature’s Gym Programme July-September 2015

Please see attached the Nature's Gym programme for July-September 2015.  I hope there is something in there that you will enjoy! Please be aware that there are quite a few sessions that involve wearing waders and working in the river. At these sessions, we can not guarantee that there will be any work available on … Continue reading Nature’s Gym Programme July-September 2015

Free Training With Thames21

Get Thames21 Training for free! Thames21 offers a range of FREE training sessions to anyone who is keen to get involved with activities in and around their local waterways. Check out these opportunities... Imagine leading your own group of volunteers in a cleanup event to improve your stretch of river, canal or pond. You can! Our 2-day 'LEADING A WATERWAY CLEANUP' … Continue reading Free Training With Thames21