What’s On

Find walks/talks, ad-hoc volunteering or conservation work parties, gardening days and more environmental activities happening locally.

Learn more about the different types of volunteering 

Please contact the event organisers for further information.

London is becoming the first ever National Park City with over 300 events across the capital to celebrate! Check out the festival website to see a selection of events centred around Hounslow and Ealing or use the ‘Categories’ filter on our events calendar to find things in Richmond Borough

 

Dec
10
Tue
Health Walks in Richmond – Tuesdays
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Health Walks in Richmond - Tuesdays @ England | United Kingdom

Join these FREE guided strolls from Richmond Health walks, part of Walking for Health. Tuesday walks take place in Richmond Park

No booking needed, just turn up on time a the meeting place at Cambrian Centre car park, Grove Road, Richmond Hill, TW10 6SN.

For more walks in other parks around the borough, please visit walkingforhealth.org.uk

A stroll, a Cuppa and a Chat – Heston, Inwood and Osterley Parks, Hounslow
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join Let’s Go Outside and Learn for “A stroll, a cuppa and a chat” . These are free, friendly and gentle sessions where all are welcome.  No need to book, but you will be asked to register on arrival.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS SEE www.lgoal.org or email outdoor.learning@outlook.com

You can phone Mairi 07939001731 or Frances 020 8401 6837

Meeting place Inwood Park is near the entrance off Inwood Road, Hounslow.
Meeting place Heston Park is beside the outdoor gym equipment
Meeting place Osterley Park Car Park, Main Drive off Jersey Road Jersey Road, Isleworth

 

Community Gardening at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
Dec 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Community Gardening at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham @ Strawberry Hill House | England | United Kingdom

This is a regular drop-in session for those who want to improve their skills and meet fellow gardeners while helping restore Strawberry Hill House gardens to their original picturesque design.

When: Every Tuesday from 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Where: Strawberry Hill House Garden, 268 Waldegrave Road,
Twickenham, TW1 4ST

Meet at the community garden or in the poly-tunnel if wet.  Tasks involve watering, seed sowing, pruning and helping to prepare materials. Volunteers can enjoy a break with tea and biscuits

For more information about Strawberry Hill House, please click here to visit their website.

 

Tea, Toast and Soup Tuesdays with the Real Junk Food Project @ ETNA Centre
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tea, Toast and Soup Tuesdays with the Real Junk Food Project @ ETNA Centre @ E.T.N.A. Community Centre, 13 Rosslyn Road, | England | United Kingdom

Continuing with their mission to tackle food waste, The Real Junk Food Project – Twickenham has now launched Tea, Toast and Soup Tuesdays at the ETNA Community Centre every Tuesday from 2 to 5 pm

Join in and tell and bring your friends and family for a nice homemade soup, toast and much more and ‘Pay As You Feel’ 

 

Dec
11
Wed
Barnes Tidy Towpath Group
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Barnes Tidy Towpath Group @ Barnes | England | United Kingdom

Join BTTG on a litter pick session on Wednesday 13th of November and 11th December at 10 am. Meeting at the towpath end of Ferry Lane and working towards Small Profit (see map)

This is a friendly and welcoming group of volunteers caring for the Towpath in Barnes. A great chance to come outdoors led an activity that can make a positive difference in your local environment and meet new people!

Please note, the group has different meeting points and times depending on the tides and activity so please check https://e-voice.org.uk/bttg/upcoming-dates/ for latest updates.

To join, please let the group know by emailing barnestidytowpathgroup@gmail.com as equipment and spaces are limited. Please wear clothing you don’t mind getting dirty, sturdy footwear/wellies (no sandals) and waterproof gloves.

 

Gardening at Orleans House Garden, Twickenham Riverside
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Gardening at Orleans House Garden, Twickenham Riverside @ Orleans House Garden, Orleans House | England | United Kingdom

Join keen volunteer gardeners at Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham, to help look after the gardens and woodland grounds.

Come along every Wednesday mornings from 10.00 am to 12.30pm

The morning is led by an experienced gardener Joy Lee, with a small and friendly group. The sessions always happen unless the weather is very wet.

You can email Joy for more information, or just turn up at the start of the session just before 10 am and find Joy at the gardening tool shed behind the main gallery at Orleans House.

 

The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)- Richmond
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)- Richmond @ United Kingdom

(TCVStart the new year doing something positive for the environment and get the benefits from contact with nature:

TCV, The Conservation Volunteers, is a national conservation charity with a local office in Twickenham, working across Richmond Borough.

TCV Richmond runs practical conservation workdays every Wednesday, and most Thursdays from 10.00am until 4.00pm as well as occasional Sundays.

Please click here for full information about times, locations (meeting points) and what to bring.

Please bring: suitable outdoor clothes and suitable outdoor footwear.

 

Health Walks Richmond: Wednesdays (Ham)
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Health Walks Richmond: Wednesdays (Ham) @ Tesco Express, | England | United Kingdom

Join Health Walks every Wednesday at  10.30 am for a stroll around the beautiful Ham

Meeting and finish point: In front of Tesco Express, 185 Ashburnham Road, Ham, TW10 7NR
Route: A 40 to 60 minute walk crossing the Ham lands towards the river, with a choice of walking up or downstream before returning to the starting point. This is a flat walk with a mix of paved, gravel, earth and grass surfaces.
Grade: 1 and 2 (Beginner to intermediate) – 2 different paced walks take place
Getting there: Bus route 371 (Mariner Gardens stop). Free parking is available on the road.
Toilets: Available at end of the walk at Church

For more information please see https://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/walkfinder/london/richmond-health-walks

A stroll, a Cuppa and a Chat – Heston, Inwood and Osterley Parks, Hounslow
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join Let’s Go Outside and Learn for “A stroll, a cuppa and a chat” . These are free, friendly and gentle sessions where all are welcome.  No need to book, but you will be asked to register on arrival.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS SEE www.lgoal.org or email outdoor.learning@outlook.com

You can phone Mairi 07939001731 or Frances 020 8401 6837

Meeting place Inwood Park is near the entrance off Inwood Road, Hounslow.
Meeting place Heston Park is beside the outdoor gym equipment
Meeting place Osterley Park Car Park, Main Drive off Jersey Road Jersey Road, Isleworth

 

Dec
12
Thu
Towpath Litter Pick, Putney
Dec 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Towpath Litter Pick, Putney @ Putney Embankment, | England | United Kingdom

Join Putney Tidy Towpath Group on a litter pick session to help clean the foreshore and towpath of plastics and other non-organic materials.

Two hours from 09.30-11.30 can result in a lot of litter removed from the area!

Meet by Leaders Gardens, Putney Embankment on Thursday 12 December 9:30am – 11:30am

Wear sturdy shoes or wellington boots and warm clothes if necessary.
Gloves, litter-pickers, rubbish bags and anti-bacterial gel provided.

It is necessary to reserve your place by emailing putneytt@outlook.com

 

The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)- Richmond
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)- Richmond @ United Kingdom

(TCVStart the new year doing something positive for the environment and get the benefits from contact with nature:

TCV, The Conservation Volunteers, is a national conservation charity with a local office in Twickenham, working across Richmond Borough.

TCV Richmond runs practical conservation workdays every Wednesday, and most Thursdays from 10.00am until 4.00pm as well as occasional Sundays.

Please click here for full information about times, locations (meeting points) and what to bring.

Please bring: suitable outdoor clothes and suitable outdoor footwear.

 

Health Walks in Richmond – Thursdays
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Health Walks in Richmond - Thursdays

Join these FREE guided strolls from Richmond Health walks, part of Walking for Health. Thursday walks are on Mortlake and will take you on a number of routes along the riverside.

No booking needed, just turn up outside the Shi Inn, Ship Lane SW14 7 QR at 10.30 am

 

For more walks in other parks around the borough, please visit walkingforhealth.org.uk

 

 

 

Dec
13
Fri
Health Walks in Richmond – Fridays
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Health Walks in Richmond - Fridays @ England | United Kingdom

Join these FREE guided strolls from Richmond Health walks, part of Walking for Health. Friday Walks take place in Bushy Park

No booking needed, just turn up on time a the meeting place at Laurel Road park entrance, (off Hampton Road), TW12 1JH – 10.30 am

For more walks in other parks around the borough, please visit walkingforhealth.org.uk

Beyond Plastic Forum, St Margaret’s -(POSTPONED TO DECEMBER 13TH)
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Beyond Plastic Forum, St Margaret's -(POSTPONED TO DECEMBER 13TH) @ Harris + Hoole St margarets | England | United Kingdom
Join Gallmond’ s  ‘Beyond Plastic Forum’. This is a local community project challenging current plastic polluting industries – and a space for people to speak freely about their views, concerns or practical ideas on plastic consumption.
If you feel you want to do more to tackle the plastic issue, come next time! join for a friendly chat over a free coffee+ cake At Harris and Hoole St Margaret’s.