This last year has been more dominated by external events than work within the Park (though that has been continuing, with improvements to the Long Walk and Perch Pond).Continue reading "Chairman’s Report for 2019: Fire, Floods, Festival and Future"
Last night (20 March 2019) our friends the Wren Wildlife and Conservation Group held their Annual General Meeting at Wanstead Golf Club.Continue reading "Wren Group AGM"
At the Friends' recent Annual General Meeting (13 March 2019), Gill James appealed for volunteers to help out at Wanstead Park's historic Temple.Continue reading "Wanstead Park’s historic Temple needs you!"
The Friends of Wanstead Parklands (FWP) last week held their annual general meeting (13 March 2019). About 40 members and supporters braved a rather cold evening, and were rewarded by presentations from Colin Buttery, the City of London’s Director of Open Spaces, and Nicholas Munday, the newest of Epping Forest’s four Verderers.Continue reading "Friends Annual General Meeting – full report"
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.Continue reading "Plans afoot for Wanstead’s historic Grotto"
Notice has been given of the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Wanstead Parklands.Continue reading "Friends’ AGM on 13 March: heavyweight speakers expected to attract a big audience"
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, beginnings and endings. He is usually depicted as having two faces, since he looks both to the future and to the past.Continue reading "Children celebrate the New Year – Roman-style!"
SUNDAY 27th JANUARY 2019 1.00pm
Continue reading "Talk: What the Fire Revealed"
The Temple, Wanstead Park
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.
a Wren Group and Friends of Wanstead Parklands event
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.Continue reading "Peter Adams MBE"