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Manor Park Clean Up – River Quaggy, September 28 5pm-7pm

Join the Eco warrior river clean with Thames 21 an Arts Cafe

Join Thames21 and ArtsCafeSE13 for a clean up of the River Quaggy in Manor Park in central Lewisham. We will be working in the river and on the banks to remove any rubbish and the last of the invasive species along this stretch. All gear will be provided and we are all gathering by the café, which will be open. We would love to see you there.

Please contact Lawrence Beale-Collins for more information


Arts Cafe
Manor Park
Lewisham, London
SE13 5RN

Date and Time

Wednesday September 28th, 5pm – 7pm



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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 imagination.

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The Story of the Ladywell Naiad and other tales

Join London Bubble for some river tales

Join London Bubble for some river 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.

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Pan-tree in the Park

Next month Lewisham Gardens in association with Cafe Tranqui in Manor Park will hosting ‘Pan-tree in the Park’ an Autumn themed event to showcase homemade and home-grown produce!  The event will be a chance to celebrate the efforts of local artists, gardeners, home bakers and crafty types!
To celebrate International Wool Week, local wool designers and knitters will be ‘knitbombing’ the park to provide a colourful and woolly backdrop to the event!  Please see your invitation for a full run-down of activities but there will be lots to eat and drink, plus the opportunity to make an early start on Christmas gifts.
Location: Cafe Tranqui, Manor Park, Hither Green / Lee  Map
Please note this event is in Manor Park and not Manor House Gardens