Rivers & People Guided Walk 20th July 2pm

'Rivers and People walks explore urban nature in Lewisham by following our three rivers: the Ravensbourne, the Quaggy and the Pool. They are for anyone who would to see more of the natural world that lies all around us, even in the inner city. And for anyone who would like to experience the physical and … Continue reading Rivers & People Guided Walk 20th July 2pm

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A lovely day for a dip in the river

On a bright and sunny Tuesday our volunteers headed to Ladywell Fields for a dip in the river.  There was quite a lot to do, so some donned waders and cleared the Ravensboune of litter, while others concentrated on bankside management.  Between the 4 of them the volunteers in the river pulled out 6 bags of … Continue reading A lovely day for a dip in the river

Dawn chorus walk – Riverview Park, 26 April 2013

Wake up with the warblers, an early start for a spot of birding with 30+ species potentially on offer at this time of year.  Meet at the Sainsbury's Sava Centre, Bell Green at 5am! The leader of the walk Lawrence will be driving via Brockley and Ladywell on his way to Sydenham.  He has room … Continue reading Dawn chorus walk – Riverview Park, 26 April 2013

Mils and Meanders, 10 April 11am-1pm

From Tudor England to present day, a leisurely wade to from Brookmill Park to Cornmill Gardens, taking in Lewisham's industrial past and describing plans for river regeneration. Meet by the Park Ranger's Hut in Brookmill Park. (Enter via the entrance opposite Bolden Street). Contact Lawrence Beale Collins on 07986 237 431

Invitation to Rivers and People – The legacy installation

On a still-warm September Sunday evening, something magical happened in Ladywell Fields along the banks of the River Ravensbourne.  London Bubble Theatre Company, working in partnership with Lewisham Council, told the story of Ladywell Fields, the River and its spirit, the Naiad. Local artists and residents created film, photographs and beautiful flora and fauna from … Continue reading Invitation to Rivers and People – The legacy installation

London Bubble & Rivers and People

On 16th September the London Bubble Theatre Company and Rivers & People held and evening with artists, singers and storytellers.  They presented an eclectic array of performances to celebrate the regeneration of Ladywell Fields.  Inspired by the flora, fauna and river life which inhabits the park, and performed by local artists (and dogs) who enjoy the facilities and … Continue reading London Bubble & Rivers and People

New Year, New Programme, New Events & Activities

Hooray hooray, the new events programme for January-March 2012 is now available. In it you will find lots of ways to get involved in local projects.  From river wades at the Creekside Discovery Centre to permaculture course for children with Grow Mayow to volunteering with Nature's Gym or Rivers & People, there is something for everyone.  So … Continue reading New Year, New Programme, New Events & Activities

New Nature’s Gym programme available

It is the news that you have all been waiting for, the Nature's Gym programme for July-September 2011 is now available.  In the programme you will also find out about exciting events being held by Chris and the Rivers & People Project.  There are also open days being held at Devonshire Road Nature Reserve (external link) and Burnt … Continue reading New Nature’s Gym programme available