Nature’s Gym location change

Due to illness Nature's Gym on Thursday 26 July will now be at Ladywell Fields. There will be a wade and some bankside management work. The session on Saturday 28th July remains the same. Please pass the message on.

Orchard volunteering session in Ladywell Fields – Saturday 11 February, 10.30am-12.30pm

The community orchard planted in Ladywell Fields in 2011 is thriving, but like any orchard, it needs care and attention if the trees are to grow strongly and avoid disease.  This is one of the Friends twice yearly volunteer sessions at which you can learn  and help prune the trees, inspect and repair the guards, … Continue reading Orchard volunteering session in Ladywell Fields – Saturday 11 February, 10.30am-12.30pm

Lewisham 3 Peaks challenge

The people behind 'Lewisham's 3 Peaks Challenge' write: The Brockley Three Peaks walk was an idea which sprung out of a co-design workshop last summer, as part of the neighbourhood planning work. A year later, local residents, with thanks to grant funding from the Ladywell ward assembly, have made it happen! Realising what a great … Continue reading Lewisham 3 Peaks challenge

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

River Clean-Up with Thames21 – Sunday 24 April, 10.00am- 1.00pm

Meet in the Park at the end of Malyons Road, close to the Adventure Playground and curly railway bridge. Come suitably dressed – though Thames 21 will provide waders/boots and other equipment and will give a short safety talk beforehand.  No children under 12 unless supervised by a responsible adult. See you there! The Friends … Continue reading River Clean-Up with Thames21 – Sunday 24 April, 10.00am- 1.00pm

LEWISHAM NATURE WALKS Sunday 9 August meet – 2pm Ladywell station

For the next walk on Sunday 9 August, we will be following the river Ravensbourne from Ladywell to its confluence with the Thames at the mouth of Deptford Creek. The walk will go via the Riverdale Sculpture Park (a little-known green space on Molesworth Street), Cornmill Gardens (by the Glass Mill leisure centre), the wonderful … Continue reading LEWISHAM NATURE WALKS Sunday 9 August meet – 2pm Ladywell station

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

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

The Story of the Ladywell Naiad and other tales

As part of this years 3RiversCleanUp London Bubble will be telling stories in the river.  Hear about the Ladywell Naiad and other tales based on the species and creatures of Lewisham.  Why not take part by taking a 'species selfie' using the #riversandpeople and #whatlivesinlewisham and post them on Twitter or Instgram.