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Your Christmas cuppa

The Tea Hut’s opening hours over the Christmas period have been released. Fa-la-la-la-la…

Messy business

Fly-tippers have been fined for illegal dumping in and around Wanstead Park. Read the full report here.

Fancy a run?

Every Saturday morning, the h5k Wanstead Parkrun takes place on Wanstead Flats. Assemble near Harrow Road (E11 3QA), with the starting gun fires at 9am. Details here.

Litter Pick change

From January 2022 the Litter Pick will take place on the second Sunday of every month rather than the first Sunday. This will avoid various competing activities.

A very warm welcome

The Friends are a group of people who love Wanstead Park.

Once the site of one of England’s grandest houses, the Park still retains a 17th Century lake cascade unique to London.

It’s historical significance is complemented by its natural beauty, and provides a magical environment for the local community.

Now a Charity, our Mission is to raise public awareness of the history and ecology of Wanstead Park, fund improvements, and campaign for its preservation and enhancement.

We aim to represent the users of the Park, and are supported by an enthusiastic Membership and active Social Media following.

Please join us and help to ensure the Park remains the East London gem it is.

John Sharpe

Chair of Friends of Wanstead Parklands

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