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

Kings Fund report extols virtue of gardening and volunteering

A report published in May 2016 by the Kings Fund, has stated that, "Gardens are therefore important to our health due to the numbers of people who engage with them in many different ways and for different reasons."  It goes on to say: Increasing people’s exposure to, and use of, green spaces has been linked … Continue reading Kings Fund report extols virtue of gardening and volunteering

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

Volunteer in Lewisham’s Rivers

London Borough of Lewisham runs a number of river related volunteering opportunities.  We are keen to get people involved in their local rivers and help us maintain them through bankside management and litter picks.  We tend to work in 4 parks; Brookmill Park, Chinbrook Meadows, Cornmill Gardens and Ladywell Fields.  Our new programme of events … Continue reading Volunteer in Lewisham’s Rivers

Spoken word theatre and story telling in Ladywell Fields

As part of this years 3RiversCleanUp London Bubble will be providing some entertainment through spoken word theatre and story telling.  Following on from the successful event in Manor Park, they will again be taking you on an adventure through Ladywell Fields on 8 July 2015. Hear about the Ladywell Naiad and other tales based on the … Continue reading Spoken word theatre and story telling in Ladywell Fields

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