The Temple will be open from 12noon to 5pm on the following days:
- Saturday 20 April
- Sunday 21 April
- Monday 22 April
- Saturday 18 May
- Sunday 19 May
- Saturday 15 June
- Sunday 16 June
- Saturday 13 July
- Sunday 14 July
Entry is free of charge.
Count Ferenc Széchényi of Sárvár-Felsővidék (1754 –1820) is a well-known figure in Hungary. As well as being founder of the Hungarian National Library and National Museum, he was father of the reformer and nationalist hero Count István Széchenyi, often called "the Greatest Hungarian".Continue reading "The visit of Count Ferenc Széchényi to Wanstead Park"
Epping Forest's Steve Denford has curated an exhibition which is on display at The Temple until 27 September. The Temple over Time explores the building's different uses since it was built around 1760 by John, 2nd Earl Tylney of Castlemaine.
Epping Forest has kindly agreed to the Friends posting the content of the exhibition online.
Wanstead Park was added to Epping Forest in 1882 and is protected under the terms of the Epping Forest Act of 1878. The Park is a Grade II* listed landscape with a chain of lakes dug out some 300 years ago. There are woodlands and grassy areas with some scrubby patches, all of which provide shelter, food and nesting sites for many creatures. Continue reading "Wanstead Park: a biodiversity hotspot"
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