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.
We have added two new pages to our blog. One is all about the Great North Wood and the other page is about what you can do for wildlife and how you can report any sightings.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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