New Nature’s Gym Programme now available

The April-June 2017 Nature's programme is now available.  There are plenty of exciting projects over the next few months, including the 3 Rivers Clean Up.  As always, booking is essential for these sessions. If you are new to Nature's Gym, take a look through our FAQ and How to Get Involved pages for more information.  If … Continue reading New Nature’s Gym Programme now available

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Lewisham DWP help out with the 3 Rivers Clean UP

A merry bunch of eager volunteers from the Lewisham branch of DWP came out on a wade today as part of the 3 Rivers Clean Up.  16 of us waded from Ladywell Fields to Catford and managed to pull out 10 bags of rubbish, a bin and a trolley.  The trolley came in very handy when we … Continue reading Lewisham DWP help out with the 3 Rivers Clean UP

Nature’s Gym April-June 2016 is now available

We have made a few changes to the April-June 2016 programme.  These changes have been based on the feedback we received from the volunteers and now include more information about each site and the objectives that we are working towards.  We hope you like the new format, and welcome any comments you may have.  For … Continue reading Nature’s Gym April-June 2016 is now available

Clearing the Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park

As part of the 3 Rivers Clean Up the Nature's Gym volunteers cleared part of the River Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park.  Their work involved picking up litter and pulling up Himalayan Balsam.  Himalayan Balsam is one of a number of invasive species that you can find along our rivers.  This one however is easy to … Continue reading Clearing the Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park

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

5 days until the 3 Rivers Clean Up!

There isn't long to go now until the start of this years 3 Rivers Clean Up.   Previous years have seen hundreds of volunteers taking part removing tonnes of rubbish and Himalayan Balsam from the Ravensbourne catchment.  Now in its fifth year, this unique partnership programme has been highly successful in removing and preventing the spread … Continue reading 5 days until the 3 Rivers Clean Up!

3 Rivers Clean Up is on the way – 2nd June until 23rd June

Once again Lewisham will be taking part in the 3Rivers Clean Up.  This is a three week long series of volunteering events on the Rivers Ravensbourne, Poole and Quaggy that flow through Lewisham, Greenwich and Bromley. Now in its fourth year, this unique collaboration between a number of key organisations in the area offers the chance for everyone to improve their local environment … Continue reading 3 Rivers Clean Up is on the way – 2nd June until 23rd June

Getting wet with the 3 Rivers Clean Up

Nature's Gym volunteers take part in the annual 3 Rivers Clean Up On a rainy Saturday morning a merry bunch of volunteers waded in the River Ravensbourne to clear the litter and pull up Himalayan Balsam.  Suprisingly there was very little litter and not very much Balsam.  We did find some interesting catapillas though on the … Continue reading Getting wet with the 3 Rivers Clean Up