The Friends of Wanstead Parklands

Category: Events


Plans afoot for Wanstead’s historic Grotto

The City of London Corporation recently appointed Alan Baxter Ltd to produce a Conservation Management Plan (CMP) for the Grotto at Wanstead Park. Two stakeholder meetings have so far been held, in January and March.

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Friends’ AGM on 13 March: heavyweight speakers expected to attract a big audience

Notice has been given of the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Wanstead Parklands.

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Children celebrate the New Year – Roman-style!

At the Temple open weekend (5 and 6 January 2019), local children celebrated the New Year with a Roman themed event – after all, the month of January is named after the Roman god Janus, who presided over gateways, transitions,…

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Talk: What the Fire Revealed

SUNDAY 27th JANUARY 2019 1.00pmThe Temple, Wanstead Park

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Wanstead Park Nature Club

Autumn Leaf Safari for children aged 3-7 Meet at the Temple, Wanstead Park Take a walk in the woods. Make a leaf lantern. Stories too. Cost £3.50 per child. Children must be accompanied. Contact: maryholden@outlook.com a Wren Group and Friends…

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Peter Adams MBE

Yesterday (18 July 2018) a memorial service for Verderer Peter Adams MBE, who died in April, was held at the beautiful church of St John the Baptist, Epping.

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PETER WILKINSON

We regret to announce that Peter Wilkinson, former Project Manager for Wanstead Park, died at the weekend. Peter’s involvement with the park began in 2010, and his contribution to the progress we have made since then has been incalculable. FWP…

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The quiz will not now be held until later in the year

The quiz has been postponed.  Hopefully it will be re-scheduled in the autumn. Tel: 020 8989 4898  email: gilljames@btinternet.com  

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Obituary: Alan Cornish MSc

Alan Cornish, for several decades a leading campaigner for Wanstead Park, died on 14 February 2018, aged 78. In recent years Alan’s declining health meant he had not been actively involved in the campaign for the park’s regeneration. However, the…

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Turf Wars at the Temple

TURF WARS: The struggle to cultivate Wanstead Flats in the 20th Century Sunday 25th February @ 1:00 pm The Temple, Wanstead Park A NEW talk by local historians Mark Gorman and Peter Williams Tickets £3:00 payable on the door. As places…

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