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

August

Sunday 9 August 2020 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - Shadey Scandals CANCELLED

Bandstand Concert - Shadey Scandals CANCELLED

Greenwich Park Bandstand

The decision has just been made by the Royal Parks Board to cancel all music events in all the Royal Parks for 2020.

Sadly this means that all our Bandstand concerts will not take place.

You can keep up to date with the latest coronavirus measures in The Royal Parks here


Price: Free


Sunday 16 August 2020 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - Mardi Gras Jazz Band CANCELLED

Bandstand Concert - Mardi Gras Jazz Band CANCELLED

Greenwich Park Bandstand

The decision has just been made by the Royal Parks Board to cancel all music events in all the Royal Parks for 2020.

Sadly this means that all our Bandstand concerts will not take place.

You can keep up to date with the latest coronavirus measures in The Royal Parks here


Price: Free


Sunday 23 August 2020 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - The Old Jelly Rollers CANCELLED

Bandstand Concert - The Old Jelly Rollers CANCELLED

Greenwich Park Bandstand

The decision has just been made by the Royal Parks Board to cancel all music events in all the Royal Parks for 2020.

Sadly this means that all our Bandstand concerts will not take place.

You can keep up to date with the latest coronavirus measures in The Royal Parks here


Price: Free


Saturday 29 August 2020 - 1pm to 4pm

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre CANCELLED

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre CANCELLED

In the light of the current CV19 situation, the next drop-in session will not take place. The Wildlife Centre is small and it would be difficult for visitors to be well spaced out, thus risking the health of visitors and the volunteers.
The situation will be kept under review and we will announce any further changes on the website and on the notice boards In Greenwich Park.



Sunday 30 August 2020 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - Greenwich Concert Band CANCELLED

Bandstand Concert - Greenwich Concert Band CANCELLED

Greenwich Park Bandstand

The decision has just been made by the Royal Parks Board to cancel all music events in all the Royal Parks for 2020.

Sadly this means that all our Bandstand concerts will not take place.

You can keep up to date with the latest coronavirus measures in The Royal Parks here


Price: Free


September

Monday 31 August 2020 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - Countrypolitan Band CANCELLED

Bandstand Concert - Countrypolitan Band CANCELLED

Greenwich Park Bandstand

The decision has just been made by the Royal Parks Board to cancel all music events in all the Royal Parks for 2020.

Sadly this means that all our Bandstand concerts will not take place.

You can keep up to date with the latest coronavirus measures in The Royal Parks here


Price: Free


Saturday 5 September 2020 - 9.30 am to 4 pm

Learn to Love Lichens

A day for people who are fascinated by lichens but don’t know where to start with them. It’s a very gentle introduction to the world of lichens and the art (and science!) of telling one kind from another.
Be inspired by nature around you.

To take part in this course, you do not need to have any previous experience, or any expensive kit, just enthusiasm, an interest in the subject and a desire to learn. The days will be a mix of indoor and outdoor sessions, led by subject experts.


For further information, please visit the FSC website

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. FSC is one of The Royal Parks' learning partners.

 

 


Price: £40


Saturday 12 September 2020 - 9.30 am to 4 pm

Discovering Veteran Trees

The historic parkland of Greenwich Park, with stunning views across the Thames estuary, is also the setting for an array of veteran trees. We will survey their ecology and importance as a habitat.
Be inspired by nature around you. To take part in this course, you do not need to have any previous experience, or any expensive kit, just enthusiasm, an interest in the subject and a desire to learn. The days will be a mix of indoor and outdoor sessions, led by subject experts.
For further information and to book your place please visit the FSC website. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. FSC is one of The Royal Parks' learning partners.

 


Price: £40


Sunday 13 September 2020 - 12.00 to 3.00 pm

Open day at the Queen's Orchard

Open day at the Queen's Orchard

Save the date - further details to be announced.

Any money raised will be used to buy seeds and equipment for the Queen’s Orchard.

Do come along..... the volunteers would love to meet you! 



Saturday 19 September 2020 - 9.30 am to 4 pm

Introduction to Orchards

Traditional orchards are a cultural feature in the local landscape and a fascinating wildlife habitat. There are thousands of apple varieties; many considered local to particular areas. Learn more on the course.
Be inspired by nature around you. To take part in this course, you do not need to have any previous experience, or any expensive kit, just enthusiasm, an interest in the subject and a desire to learn. The days will be a mix of indoor and outdoor sessions, led by subject experts.
For further information and to book your place please visit the FSC website.

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. FSC is one of The Royal Parks' learning partners.


Price: £40


Saturday 26 September 2020 - 1pm to 4pm

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre CANCELLED

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre CANCELLED

In the light of the current CV19 situation, the next drop-in session will not take place. The Wildlife Centre is small and it would be difficult for visitors to be well spaced out, thus risking the health of visitors and the volunteers.
The situation will be kept under review and we will announce any further changes on the website and on the notice boards In Greenwich Park.



October

Saturday 3 October 2020 - 9.30 am to 4 pm

Field ID of Lichens

Lichens are remarkable, often beautiful and they can be found in a vast range of locations. We will look at the basic structure of lichens, concentrating on the main features used to identify them. We will discuss the role of lichens in nature, and the impact of pollution.
Be inspired by nature around you. To take part in this course, you do not need to have any previous experience, or any expensive kit, just enthusiasm, an interest in the subject and a desire to learn. The days will be a mix of indoor and outdoor sessions, led by subject experts.
For further information and to book your place please visit the FSC website.

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. FSC is one of The Royal Parks' learning partners.


Price: £50


November

Saturday 31 October 2020 - 1pm to 4pm

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre CANCELLED

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre CANCELLED

In the light of the current CV19 situation, the next drop-in session will not take place. The Wildlife Centre is small and it would be difficult for visitors to be well spaced out, thus risking the health of visitors and the volunteers.
The situation will be kept under review and we will announce any further changes on the website and on the notice boards In Greenwich Park.



Saturday 28 November 2020 - 1pm to 4pm

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre CANCELLED

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre CANCELLED

In the light of the current CV19 situation, the next drop-in session will not take place. The Wildlife Centre is small and it would be difficult for visitors to be well spaced out, thus risking the health of visitors and the volunteers.
The situation will be kept under review and we will announce any further changes on the website and on the notice boards In Greenwich Park.



December

Saturday 19 December 2020 - 1pm to 4pm

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre CANCELLED

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre CANCELLED

In the light of the current CV19 situation, the next drop-in session will not take place. The Wildlife Centre is small and it would be difficult for visitors to be well spaced out, thus risking the health of visitors and the volunteers.
The situation will be kept under review and we will announce any further changes on the website and on the notice boards In Greenwich Park.