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  • Dwight & Son bike on

    Dwight & Son bike on

    Dwight (59) and; Lewis 13 Cycle Cycle Tour around the coast of the UK. 2014 to 2016, over 3 summers: 1st summer:-2650(ish) miles Exeter to Edinbugh in (roughly) 42 days then 2nd summer 2015 600 miles 10 days, Edinburgh to London.  3rd Summer 2016 10 days complete full round uk coastal tour 500 Exeter to […]

  • MUSIC IN WANSTEAD PARK 2016

    MUSIC IN WANSTEAD PARK 2016

    THE LAST DANCE? July 16th 2016 will be the last Music in Wanstead Park. After seventeen years it is time for a change…so come along and enjoy one of East London’s only community-based large outdoor events for the last time. We start an hour earlier at 1pm -just in time for lunch. You could help […]

  • Special General Meeting: 11 May

    Special General Meeting: 11 May

    Dear Friend of Wanstead Parklands You are invited to a Special General Meeting of the Friends of Wanstead Parklands on the Wednesday 11th May at 7.00pm at Wanstead Golf Club. We are meeting because we need to further slightly amend our constitution to receive charitable status and require a minimum of 20 members to do […]

  • Renewal of Benches by the Tea Hut in Wanstead Park: Your Support Needed

    Renewal of Benches by the Tea Hut in Wanstead Park: Your Support Needed

    Are you concerned about the poor condition of the seats and benches by the Tea Hut in Wanstead Park? Are you fed up with drinking your tea over 5 worn out benches, standing in puddles after rain? We could replace this old stuff with something fit for purpose: 4 brand new solid oak picnic suites, […]

  • Friends of Wanstead Parklands – AGM Spectacular!

    Wednesday, 24 February 2016 7:00pm for 7:15pm Wanstead Golf Club, Overton Drive, London E11 2LW

  • AGM Spectacular for Friends of Wanstead Parklands

    AGM Spectacular for Friends of Wanstead Parklands

    The AGM to attend and be seen at Wednesday, 24th February 2016 7pm for 7.15pm  at  Wanstead Golf Club, E11 2LW Introduction by the Chair Keynote speakers including: 1.    John Cryer MP representing the Parliamentary Support Group for Wanstead Park 2.    Geraldine Roberts author of The Angel and The Cad Meet and greet with local […]

  • Newsletter Winter 2015/16

    Newsletter Winter 2015/16

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  • Special General Meeting

    A Special General meeting of the Friends of Wanstead Parklands is to be held at 6:30pm on Saturday 10 October, immediately prior to the Gala Dinner at Wanstead and Snaresbrook Cricket Club. The object of the meeting will be to adopt a new consitution for the Friends which will pave the way for us to apply […]

  • Friends of Wanstead Parklands Gala Dinner

    Friends of Wanstead Parklands Gala Dinner

    Agatha Christie Presents… “THE DINNER FOR WANSTEAD PARK” Dwight, Chair of Wanstead Parklands Invites you to a 3-course celebration of our unique II* listed park Hosted by Friends of Wanstead Parklands, Agatha Christie & some Mysterious Characters… It’s the 125th anniversary of Agatha Christie, a murder might take place so keep your wits about you… […]

  • A Wanstead Art Treasure

    A Wanstead Art Treasure

    The 17th century painting, ‘The Entombment of Christ’ has hung above the altar in St Mary’s Church for over 100 years.  It has now been assessed by a Masters student from the Courtauld Institute, confirming its age, and its status as a studio copy of the original painting by the Italian artist, Guercino.  The Parish […]