Great North Wood talk – Woodland industry and the shipyards of Deptford

Tuesday 2 October 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm A talk about the history of the Great North Wood and the industries that it supported. Join London Wildlife Trust at Deptford Folk's 'First Tuesday' series for a talk about the historic wooded landscape that once covered the high ground to the south of the River Thames and how it … Continue reading Great North Wood talk – Woodland industry and the shipyards of Deptford

Great North Wood spoon carving workshop – Sunday 3 December, 11am-4pm

Learn the ancient art of spoon-carving Join London Wildlife Trust for a spoon-carving workshop in the Centre for Wildlife Gardening. You can make your own spoon from wood harvested from the Great North Wood. The workshop costs £20 per person. All tools will be provided, plus tea and coffee. Suitable for ages 14+. No experience … Continue reading Great North Wood spoon carving workshop – Sunday 3 December, 11am-4pm

A History of Sydenham Hill Wood at the Centre for Wildlife Gardening

Friday 24 November 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm   A talk about the history of Sydenham Hill Wood & Cox's Walk at the Centre for Wildlife Gardening Join London Wildlife Trust at the Centre for Wildlife Gardening for a talk about the history of Sydenham Hill Wood. Sydenham Hill Wood is one of the largest remaining remnants … Continue reading A History of Sydenham Hill Wood at the Centre for Wildlife Gardening

Great North Wood Walk – Saturday 12 August, 12pm-4pm

A walk of 6 green miles through the remnants of the Great North Wood This is the annual Great North Wood walk in  partnership with London Wildlife Trust, the Friends of One Tree Hill, and The Conservation Volunteers. The walk will is six miles long and will begin at One Tree Hill, passing over the … Continue reading Great North Wood Walk – Saturday 12 August, 12pm-4pm

Walking-lore: Evening family storytelling in Sydenham Hill Woods, Saturday 3 June, 6pm-8pm

Discover the legends and folktales lurking in the woods. This evening storytelling session will take families on a walking-lore of Dulwich and Sydenham Hill Woods, where we will use our senses as our guide. Together we will trace the tale of the orphaned Lambeth girl, who lived among the trees and used them to stow … Continue reading Walking-lore: Evening family storytelling in Sydenham Hill Woods, Saturday 3 June, 6pm-8pm

Walking-lore: Afternoon family storytelling in Sydenham Hill Woods, Saturday 3 June, 2pm-4pm

Discover the legends and folktales lurking in the woods. This afternoon storytelling session will take families on a walking-lore of Dulwich and Sydenham Hill Woods, where we will use our senses as our guide. Together we will trace the tale of the orphaned Lambeth girl, who lived among the trees and used them to stow … Continue reading Walking-lore: Afternoon family storytelling in Sydenham Hill Woods, Saturday 3 June, 2pm-4pm

New Cross Gate Cutting Open Day – Saturday 28 January, 1pm-4pm

Come and explore this beautiful nature reserve which is usually closed to the public. A secluded area of woodland with small grassy glades, set on the broad slopes of a deep railway cutting, which supports 170 species of flowering plants.  Brockley’s New Cross Gate Cutting is predominantly oak woodland with open glades of neutral and … Continue reading New Cross Gate Cutting Open Day – Saturday 28 January, 1pm-4pm

New Cross Gate Cutting Workdays

The London Wildlife Trust will be running a couple of practical volunteers sessions at their Vesta Road site.  If you are interested in getting involved, please contact, Sam Bentley-Toon to book your place. Dates: Saturday 21st January 11am-3.30pm Saturday 18th February 11am-3.30pm Location: New Cross Gate Cutting, Vesta Road Entrance, London, SE4 2NR  

Winter Tree Walk at Crystal Palace Park – Saturday 19 November, 11am-12.30pm

Join the London Wildlife Trust for a guided walk to explore the fascinating world of trees. Discover the history of Crystal Palace Park as a part of the once vast Great North Wood and learn how to identify trees in winter by looking at their buds, twigs, bark and other characteristics. We will be meeting outside Crystal … Continue reading Winter Tree Walk at Crystal Palace Park – Saturday 19 November, 11am-12.30pm

Winter Bird Walk at Crystal Palace Park – Thursday 10 November, 8am-9.30am

Join the London Wildlife Trust for a guided walk to explore the miraculous world of birds Discover the history of Crystal Palace Park as a part of the once vast Great North Wood and learn how to identify some of the myriad bird species which inhabit it. We will be meeting outside Crystal Palace Rail Station. This … Continue reading Winter Bird Walk at Crystal Palace Park – Thursday 10 November, 8am-9.30am