Horniman Museum-Big Garden Birdwatch

The Big Garden Birdwatch Saturday, 24 January 2015           11am - 3.30pm Location: Horniman Gardens Pavilion http://www.horniman.ac.uk/visit/events/the-big-garden-birdwatch About this event Every January the RSPB encourage a nationwide bird count so we can check the number and diversity of birds in our parks and gardens. Come and join us at the Horniman for a … Continue reading Horniman Museum-Big Garden Birdwatch

Free tool maintenance workshop

Free tool maintenance workshop @ Devonshire Road Nature Reserve, 170 Devonshire Road SE23 3SZ 10:30 -4:30 Thursday 4th December 2014 (or just drop in for any length of time) Shaun Marriott- London Wildlife Trust Reserves Officer, will be hosting a free informal workshop demonstrating and advising on tool maintenance, including brushcutters, strimmers, etc.tool blade sharpening and … Continue reading Free tool maintenance workshop

Congratulations to Old Hands at Mud Pies and Shed Heaven

So the votes are in for the People's Millions and huge congratulations to London Play and Assembly SE8 who won with Old Hands at Mud Pies.  They have won £43,232 to help reduce social isolation among older people in Lewisham by involving them in a vibrant outdoor play project. The ‘Old Hands at Mud Pies’ project is … Continue reading Congratulations to Old Hands at Mud Pies and Shed Heaven

Old Hands at Mud Pies – Vote for London Play and partners Assembly SE8 in the People’s Millions

Competing with Shed Heaven in the People's Millions in the London region is London Play and Assembly SE8.  It is fantastic that both of Wednesday's finalists are in Lewisham and both are very worth finalists! Old Hands at Mud Pies, aims to build confidence, social networks and reduce isolation among older people in Deptford by engaging … Continue reading Old Hands at Mud Pies – Vote for London Play and partners Assembly SE8 in the People’s Millions

Shed Heaven – Vote for the Grove Park Community Group in the People’s Millions

GPCG is one of six London candidates in the People’s Millions 2013 competition where we have a chance to win £50,000 for our Shed Heaven project.  The vote takes place on 21 November 2013 and you can vote up to 10 times! The number will be available at People's Millions and in the Daily Mirror as … Continue reading Shed Heaven – Vote for the Grove Park Community Group in the People’s Millions

Close Encounters of the Crawling Kind: Bugs in Our Gardens

Saturday 13 July, 10.30am-12.45pm at the Horniman Museum A chance to trial lots of different collecting techniques. Lift logs to see what’s living underneath, sieve leaf letter, try your hand at sweep netting and dip a pond net in our very own pond. Experts, including Richard ‘Bug man’ Jones will be on hand to introduce … Continue reading Close Encounters of the Crawling Kind: Bugs in Our Gardens

Introduction to Herpetology course at Devonshire Road

A free 2 day course led by Tony Canning a local biologist/conservationist.  The course is for conservation workers and others with an interest in biology, ecology and conservation.  Each day will consist of a morning classroom talk followed by afternoon field work.   Saturday 13th July Introduction to Herpetology I 10:30              Arrival 11:00     … Continue reading Introduction to Herpetology course at Devonshire Road