Events



The Royal Parks staff and Friends Volunteers provide a range of activities and events, some specifically for children and others directed to the general public, some of which may interest children.

Forthcoming ones are listed under Coming events. See Previous events and Regular events to get some idea of their full range.

Coming events

July

Sunday 24 July 2016 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - Lewisham Concert Band

Bandstand Concert - Lewisham Concert Band

Greenwich Park Bandstand

The Friends of Greenwich Park are organising and paying for a full programme of Sunday afternoon concerts at the Greenwich Park bandstand throughout July and August.

Further information on the band http://www.lewishamconcertband.co.uk

 


Price: Free


Sunday 24 July 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Wednesday 27 July 2016 - 10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Sumer Meadow Sweep

Our meadows are packed full of colourful flowers and insects enjoying the summer sun. This is a chance for you to get up close and personal with many of the insects living there. Using sweep nets and other methods we will catch and identify the invertebrates we find, discovering more about them and how we can look after them in our own gardens and local areas.
For further information on the course or to book your place email enquiries.ldn@field-studies-council.org. Places are limited, book early to avoid disapointment.
This event is run by Field Studies Council (FSC) London, delivering Education in The Royal Parks in partnership with The Royal Parks


Price: £15 per family (2 adults, with up to 3 children)


Wednesday 27 July 2016 - 11.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Friday 29 July 2016 - 9.30 am

Nature Trail Dig-In

Nature Trail Dig-In

Wildlife Centre

Over the last couple of years a group of volunteers has helped with removing unwanted invasive species in the Nature Trail and planting appropriate native specimens. This is a continuing project. They also helped planting the replacement hedge after the Leylandii along the fence in the Flower Garden had been removed.  The last Friday of the month at 9.30am has been chosen to get on with this work. If you have not been involved before, do come along. Equipment is provided as well as refreshments. We normally work until about 12.30pm, but you can arrive later or peel off early if need be. We meet up at the Wildlife Centre. If you have not done this before and want to know more, please contact Sue Yates on 020 8692 1760.  



Saturday 30 July 2016 - 1pm to 4pm

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

The Wildlife Centre is near the south end of the Lake in the Flower Gardens.

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide.



Saturday 30 July 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Sunday 31 July 2016 - 2.30 pm

Bandstand Concert - Silver Ghosts

Bandstand Concert - Silver Ghosts

Greenwich Park Bandstand

The Friends of Greenwich Park are organising and paying for a full programme of Sunday afternoon concerts at the Greenwich Park bandstand throughout July and August.


Price: Free


Sunday 31 July 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



August

Wednesday 3 August 2016 - 1.30pm - 4.00pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Soon four beehives will be added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots should contact Sue Yates on sueyates@ntlworld.com

 

 



Wednesday 3 August 2016 - 10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Using nature to survive

Discover what nature has to offer as we explore the natural resources found in the Park. Learn about natural resources, food for free, navigating and  tracks and signs. Work as a team to solve problems.
For further information on the course or to book your place email enquiries.ldn@field-studies-council.org. Places are limited, book early to avoid disapointment.
This event is run by Field Studies Council (FSC) London, delivering Education in The Royal Parks in partnership with The Royal Parks


Price: £15 per family (2 adults, with up to 3 children)


Wednesday 3 August 2016 - 11.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Saturday 6 August 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Sunday 7 August 2016 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - The Lambeth Wind Orchestra

Greenwich Park Bandstand

The Friends of Greenwich Park are organising and paying for a full programme of Sunday afternoon concerts at the Greenwich Park bandstand throughout July and August.


Price: Free


Sunday 7 August 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Wednesday 10 August 2016 - 10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Bird Spotting

A day dedicated to our feathered friends. Come and see how many birds you can spot, learn about where they live,  what they eat and why they are important in this ecosystem.
For further information on the course or to book your place email enquiries.ldn@field-studies-council.org. Places are limited, book early to avoid disapointment.
This event is run by Field Studies Council (FSC) London, delivering Education in The Royal Parks in partnership with The Royal Parks


Price: £15 per family (2 adults, with up to 3 children)


Wednesday 10 August 2016 - 11.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Saturday 13 August 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Sunday 14 August 2016 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - The South London Jazz Orchestra (also featuring the South London Lindy Hoppers)

Greenwich Park Bandstand

The Friends of Greenwich Park are organising and paying for a full programme of Sunday afternoon concerts at the Greenwich Park bandstand throughout July and August.


Price: Free


Sunday 14 August 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Wednesday 17 August 2016 - 1.30pm - 4.00pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Soon four beehives will be added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots should contact Sue Yates on sueyates@ntlworld.com

 

 



Wednesday 17 August 2016 - 10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Conservation in Greenwich Park

Our parks are home to lots of wildlife as well as being used by members of the public. Come and learn more about conservation activites,  get involved in some conservation tasks and search for some of the species we are trying to protect. Find out how you can make wildlife homes where you live.

For further information on the course or to book your place email enquiries.ldn@field-studies-council.org. Places are limited, book early to avoid disapointment.
This event is run by Field Studies Council (FSC) London, delivering Education in The Royal Parks in partnership with The Royal Parks


Price: £15 per family (2 adults, with up to 3 children)


Wednesday 17 August 2016 - 11.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Friday 19 August 2016 - 10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Interesting Invertebrates

Our tiniest park residents are often overlooked. Join us for some minibeast hunting in the woods, meadows and hedges in the park. Discover how to catch  invertebrates, and how to identify them. Join in  activities as we find out more!
For further information on the course or to book your place email enquiries.ldn@field-studies-council.org. Places are limited, book early to avoid disapointment.
This event is run by Field Studies Council (FSC) London, delivering Education in The Royal Parks in partnership with The Royal Parks


Price: £15 per family (2 adults, with up to 3 children)


Saturday 20 August 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Sunday 21 August 2016 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - Hooray Tabasco

Bandstand Concert - Hooray Tabasco

Greenwich Park Bandstand

The Friends of Greenwich Park are organising and paying for a full programme of Sunday afternoon concerts at the Greenwich Park bandstand throughout July and August.

Further information on the band http://www.lewishamconcertband.co.uk

 


Price: Free


Sunday 21 August 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Wednesday 24 August 2016 - 10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Terrific Trees

Trees are vital for our survival. Come and discover why they are so important, meet some of our trees up close and explore what might live on and around them.
For further information on the course or to book your place email enquiries.ldn@field-studies-council.org. Places are limited, book early to avoid disapointment.
This event is run by Field Studies Council (FSC) London, delivering Education in The Royal Parks in partnership with The Royal Parks


Price: £15 per family (2 adults, with up to 3 children)


Wednesday 24 August 2016 - 11.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Saturday 27 August 2016 - 1pm to 4pm

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

The Wildlife Centre is near the south end of the Lake in the Flower Gardens.

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide.



Saturday 27 August 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Sunday 28 August 2016 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - Greenwich Concert Band

Greenwich Park Bandstand

The Friends of Greenwich Park are organising and paying for a full programme of Sunday afternoon concerts at the Greenwich Park bandstand throughout July and August.


Price: Free


Sunday 28 August 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Wednesday 31 August 2016 - 1.30pm - 4.00pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Soon four beehives will be added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots should contact Sue Yates on sueyates@ntlworld.com

 

 



Wednesday 31 August 2016 - 11.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



September

Saturday 3 September 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Sunday 4 September 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Wednesday 7 September 2016 - 1.30pm - 4.00pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Soon four beehives will be added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots should contact Sue Yates on sueyates@ntlworld.com

 

 



Wednesday 7 September 2016 - 11.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Saturday 10 September 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Sunday 11 September 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Wednesday 14 September 2016 - 11.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Saturday 17 September 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Sunday 18 September 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Wednesday 21 September 2016 - 1.30pm - 4.00pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Soon four beehives will be added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots should contact Sue Yates on sueyates@ntlworld.com

 

 



Wednesday 21 September 2016 - 11.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Friday 23 September 2016 - 9.30 am

Nature Trail Dig-In

Nature Trail Dig-In

Wildlife Centre

Over the last couple of years a group of volunteers has helped with removing unwanted invasive species in the Nature Trail and planting appropriate native specimens. This is a continuing project. They also helped planting the replacement hedge after the Leylandii along the fence in the Flower Garden had been removed.  The last Friday of the month at 9.30am has been chosen to get on with this work. If you have not been involved before, do come along. Equipment is provided as well as refreshments. We normally work until about 12.30pm, but you can arrive later or peel off early if need be. We meet up at the Wildlife Centre. If you have not done this before and want to know more, please contact Sue Yates on 020 8692 1760.  



Saturday 24 September 2016 - 1pm to 4pm

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

The Wildlife Centre is near the south end of the Lake in the Flower Gardens.

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide.



Saturday 24 September 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Sunday 25 September 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Wednesday 28 September 2016 - 11.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



October

Saturday 1 October 2016 - 9.15pm - 4.45pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

The Queens Orchard will be open to the public on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Four beehives have been added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

Dorothy Love will be opening the Orchard to the public on Wednesdays from 11.15 am to 4.45 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.15 am to 4.45 pm. Closed for lunch from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots can just come along at 1.30pm on the Wednesdays listed on the website.

 



Sunday 2 October 2016 - 11am to 3pm

Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

On Sunday 2 October between 11am and 3pm, the Queen’s Orchard, in the north east corner of the Park, close to the Children’s Playground, will be having a Harvest Festival and displaying the vegetables that have been grown there. You can obviously look round at the other areas too, including the heritage fruit trees planted in the wildflower meadow.    

 



Wednesday 5 October 2016 - 1.30pm - 4.00pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Soon four beehives will be added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots should contact Sue Yates on sueyates@ntlworld.com

 

 



Saturday 15 October 2016 - 9.00 am

Guided Bird Walk

Joseph Beale will be leading a bird walk for the Friends and the London Natural History Society. There is no need to book, just turn up at the official meeting point near the Blackheath Gate. The walk is free and having binoculars will greatly add to the pleasure. 

 

 

Mistle Thrush



Wednesday 19 October 2016 - 1.30pm - 4.00pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Soon four beehives will be added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots should contact Sue Yates on sueyates@ntlworld.com

 

 



Wednesday 26 October 2016 - 10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Autumn Colours

Autumn is a wonderful time in the Park, with fantastic displays of colour. Join us as we investigate plants and animals at this exciting time of the year. Discover more about trees and seeds and the animals that depend on them over the winter.
For further information on the course or to book your place email enquiries.ldn@field-studies-council.org. Places are limited, book early to avoid disapointment.
This event is run by Field Studies Council (FSC) London, delivering Education in The Royal Parks in partnership with The Royal Parks


Price: £15 per family (2 adults, with up to 3 children)


Friday 28 October 2016 - 9.30 am

Nature Trail Dig-In

Nature Trail Dig-In

Wildlife Centre

Over the last couple of years a group of volunteers has helped with removing unwanted invasive species in the Nature Trail and planting appropriate native specimens. This is a continuing project. They also helped planting the replacement hedge after the Leylandii along the fence in the Flower Garden had been removed.  The last Friday of the month at 9.30am has been chosen to get on with this work. If you have not been involved before, do come along. Equipment is provided as well as refreshments. We normally work until about 12.30pm, but you can arrive later or peel off early if need be. We meet up at the Wildlife Centre. If you have not done this before and want to know more, please contact Sue Yates on 020 8692 1760.  



Saturday 29 October 2016 - 1pm to 4pm

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

The Wildlife Centre is near the south end of the Lake in the Flower Gardens.

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide.



November

Wednesday 2 November 2016 - 1.30pm - 4.00pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Soon four beehives will be added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots should contact Sue Yates on sueyates@ntlworld.com

 

 



Wednesday 16 November 2016 - 1.30pm - 4.00pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Soon four beehives will be added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots should contact Sue Yates on sueyates@ntlworld.com

 

 



Friday 25 November 2016 - 9.30 am

Nature Trail Dig-In

Nature Trail Dig-In

Wildlife Centre

Over the last couple of years a group of volunteers has helped with removing unwanted invasive species in the Nature Trail and planting appropriate native specimens. This is a continuing project. They also helped planting the replacement hedge after the Leylandii along the fence in the Flower Garden had been removed.  The last Friday of the month at 9.30am has been chosen to get on with this work. If you have not been involved before, do come along. Equipment is provided as well as refreshments. We normally work until about 12.30pm, but you can arrive later or peel off early if need be. We meet up at the Wildlife Centre. If you have not done this before and want to know more, please contact Sue Yates on 020 8692 1760.  



Saturday 26 November 2016 - 1pm to 3pm

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

The Wildlife Centre is near the south end of the Lake in the Flower Gardens.

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide.



December

Wednesday 7 December 2016 - 1.30pm - 4.00pm

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

The Queens Orchard will be open to volunteers

Located in the north eastern corner of the Park, near the Maze Hill entrance, the Queens Orchard was first open to visitors in 2013.

The aim was to create a garden with educational value, to show people how to grow a wide range of vegetables and also to grow older varieties of fruit trees to reflect the historic nature of the site. There are ornamental and wildlife ponds, a long lavender bed and a mound in the centre with an old mulberry tree.

Soon four beehives will be added at the far end of the Orchard, with plans for beekeeping demonstrations.

The Field Studies Council will be working with local schools on the vegetable plots whilst anyone who would like to volunteer to work on the plots should contact Sue Yates on sueyates@ntlworld.com

 

 



Friday 16 December 2016 - 9.30 am

Nature Trail Dig-In

Nature Trail Dig-In

Wildlife Centre

Over the last couple of years a group of volunteers has helped with removing unwanted invasive species in the Nature Trail and planting appropriate native specimens. This is a continuing project. They also helped planting the replacement hedge after the Leylandii along the fence in the Flower Garden had been removed.  The last Friday of the month at 9.30am has been chosen to get on with this work. If you have not been involved before, do come along. Equipment is provided as well as refreshments. We normally work until about 12.30pm, but you can arrive later or peel off early if need be. We meet up at the Wildlife Centre. If you have not done this before and want to know more, please contact Sue Yates on 020 8692 1760.  



Saturday 17 December 2016 - 1pm to 3pm

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

‘Drop In’ at the Wildlife Centre

The Wildlife Centre is near the south end of the Lake in the Flower Gardens.

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide.