The Friends of Wanstead Parklands

Category: News


Pointing the way

Regular users of the park will have noticed the arrival of a number of fingerposts. These arrived and were installed this week to help less frequent visitors find their way around. The fingerposts have been wholly funded by the Friends…

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Nina, Goose and Nutty: photos

The welcome to the three cows in the park has been as warm this year as it was last year. Here are some photos taken by park users and sent in to us. Our thanks to Anila Hussain @akhussainphotography, Olenka…

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The cows are back

Nina, Nutty and Goose have arrived at Wanstead Park and are causing great interest. They are being accompanied by volunteers from the Wren Group and The Friends of Wanstead Parklands whose job is to make sure that the cows and…

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The Falcon’s Flight

Dear Friends of Wanstead Parklands, This August we’re producing a brand new play in your area all funding be The Arts Council England! The Falcon’s Flight play is an outdoor immersive experience and tells the story of of Gytha, an…

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Cow Minders Wanted!

Message form Gill James Volunteer Induction Meeting August 4th 11am – Meet at the Temple You will be delighted to hear that three longhorn English cows will be returning to Wanstead Park for the conservation grazing project this summer. They…

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Curtains up on a summer of theatre

Ahead of the nearly sold-out first night of Wanstead Park’s open-air theatre season this weekend, another new production has been added to the summer-long programme. The season kicks off on Sunday July 4, with touring troupe Illyria offering their take…

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City report points to expanded park cycling

Excerpt from The Epping Forest Consultative Committee Cycling Report proposed at their meeting of June 16th 2021 Summary This report provides Some from the public consultation exercise for cycling in Wanstead Park recommended as an action in the Cycling Strategy…

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Minutes of AGM: 10 June 2021

Here are the minutes of the AGM held as a Zoom meeting on Thursday 10th June.

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Wanstead Park Bio Blitz

The Wren Group will be holding its first outdoor event soon! Saturday June 26th: Wanstead Park Bio Blitz We will be running a stall from 10am- 2pm near the Tea Hut in the Park to direct people to events, sell…

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Temple: Summer Openings 2021

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