29/09/2016

What’s On

There are lots of fantastic environmental events happening locally every week including talks, walks and ad-hoc volunteering on conservation work parties/days and gardening activities. Please contact the event organisers for further information. Please see this page for information on the different types/descriptions of volunteering in the environmental sector.

Use the ‘categories’ to select the type of activity and the ‘tags’ for the specific themes i.e. Friendly Parks for All, a programme of activities for people with dementia and their carers.

Dec
17
Sun
Walk: Bushy Park, Richmond Health Walks
Dec 17 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am

Join Richmond Health Walks every  Sunday at 10.15 am. The walks are free for all to join and there is no need to pre-register, just turn up at the meeting point: Pheasantry Car Pak TW11 0EW (Bushy Park)

No special equipment needed – just wear sturdy, comfortable footwear.

Unfortunately no dogs allowed except hearing assistance dogs and guide dogs.

Walks are not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs – due to the variety of surfaces and terrain.

 NB – Walks do NOT take place on Bank Holidays, Easter or between 23 – 31 December inclusive.

For more walks please visit: walkingforhealth.org.uk

Dec
18
Mon
Walk: Richmond Health Walks for begginers
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Richmond Health Walks every  Monday at 11.00 am. This is a short easy walk for beginners he walks are free for all to join and there is no need to pre-register, just turn up at the meeting point: Concourse in front of Richmond railway station, The Quad, TW9 1EZ

No special equipment needed – just wear sturdy, comfortable footwear.

Unfortunately no dogs allowed except hearing assistance dogs and guide dogs.

Walks are not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs – due to the variety of surfaces and terrain.

 NB – Walks do NOT take place on Bank Holidays, Easter or between 23 – 31 December inclusive.

For more walks please visit: walkingforhealth.org.uk

Dec
19
Tue
Community Gardening at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
Dec 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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. 

 

Dec
24
Sun
Walk: Bushy Park, Richmond Health Walks
Dec 24 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am

Join Richmond Health Walks every  Sunday at 10.15 am. The walks are free for all to join and there is no need to pre-register, just turn up at the meeting point: Pheasantry Car Pak TW11 0EW (Bushy Park)

No special equipment needed – just wear sturdy, comfortable footwear.

Unfortunately no dogs allowed except hearing assistance dogs and guide dogs.

Walks are not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs – due to the variety of surfaces and terrain.

 NB – Walks do NOT take place on Bank Holidays, Easter or between 23 – 31 December inclusive.

For more walks please visit: walkingforhealth.org.uk

Jan
2
Tue
🌸Green Drinks
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:15 pm

Green Drinks on the first Tuesday of every month from 6pm at: The Eel Pie, 9-11, Church St, Twickenham TW1 3NJ

Green Drinks is a social event open to all environmentally conscious people living, working or volunteering locally. We started this local social opportunity around 10 years ago for people interested in the environment and nature to come together. We meet on the first Tuesday of each month.

We gather from about 6pm till 9ish with people dropping in and out. Sometimes we stay later and sometimes we stay till closing time. Please look for the little green drink picture on our table, shown below. Food is served in The Eel Pie so you can pop by for a soft drink and a bite to eat. Further information about Twickenham Green Drinks, can be found on SWLEN Green Drinks webpage.

There are over 100 Green Drinks networks around the world and in other locations around London, details of these can be found on the Green Drinks website. We subscribe to the Green Drinks Code.

 

Jan
6
Sat
Wassail celebration at Pensford Field- Kew
Jan 6 @ 12:00 pm

This years Wassail celebration was a great success and the organisation ant Pensford Field hopes to repeat it next January. Music, refreshments and more will be planned and full details circulated nearer the date. Meanwhile reserve the date in next years diary and plan to bring a friend or two.

Jan
9
Tue
Community Gardening at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
Jan 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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. 

 

Jan
16
Tue
Community Gardening at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
Jan 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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. 

 

Jan
18
Thu
Talk: Our Riverside Legacy by HAG
Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Our riverside in Petersham and Ham is internationally famous.

For this  winter talk Ham United Group (HAG) is pleased to welcome Jason Debney, the Co-ordinator of the Thames Landscape Strategy, to tell us how important the view of the Thames from Richmond Hill has been in the appreciation of vistas and landscape since the 18th century.

Admission £3. Reserve your seat with Gill Douglas-Smith
on 020 8546 9179 or email her at gillham1@john-lewis.com.

There may be tickets at the door but HAG talks often sell out.

Jan
23
Tue
A stroll, a cuppa and a chat at Inwood Park, Hownslow
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Let’s Go Outside and Learn project “A stroll, a cuppa and a chat” aims to get more people in Hounslow out into the great local parks to benefit from fresh air, gentle activity and social interaction.
Different activities are planned to be flexible and to suit the group. All sessions are free and you do not have to book, but you will be asked to register on arrival. All are welcome and stroll at a pace that suits those attending.

Join in on this day at Inwood Park. Meet at the entrance of Inwood Road,  49 Inwood Rd, Hounslow TW3 1XQ, UK

 

 

Each day there is special activity involving: Bird Watching, Identify Trees, Trips to a local park, Art in the park or Spring Watch

Referrals from different agencies working in Hounslow are welcome and the programme hopes to target specially people at risk of isolation.

 

 

Community Gardening at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
Jan 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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. 

 

Jan
30
Tue
A stroll, a cuppa and a chat at Heston Park, Hounslow
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Let’s Go Outside and Learn project “A stroll, a cuppa and a chat” aims to get more people in Hounslow out into the great local parks to benefit from fresh air, gentle activity and social interaction.
Different activities are planned to be flexible and to suit the group. All sessions are free and you do not have to book, but you will be asked to register on arrival. All are welcome and stroll at a pace that suits those attending.

Join in on this day at Inwood Park. Meet at Heston Park besides the outdoor gym equipment

 

 

Each day there is special activity involving: Bird Watching, Identify Trees, Trips to a local park, Art in the park or Spring Watch.

Referrals from different agencies working in Hounslow are welcome and the programme hopes to target specially people at risk of isolation.

 

 

Community Gardening at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
Jan 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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. 

 

Feb
3
Sat
Work Morning with Friends of School House Lane Orchard, Teddington
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join the Friends of School House Lane Orchards  for a workday. The Group needs as much help as possible with conservation activities and everyone, whatever their age or experience are invited to come and join in. It’s fun, rewarding and a good chance to catch up with the neighbours!

When: Meet on every first Saturday of the month at 10am. Please contact David at david.harnden@btinternet.com as if the weather is too bad the session could be moved to Sunday instead.

Where: School House Lane Orchard School House Lane, Teddington, TW11 9DP

 

For more information go to the Friends of School House Lane Orchards website and learn more about this special community green space which has consistently won Green Flag Awards.

Feb
6
Tue
A stroll, a cuppa and a chat at Inwood Park, Hownslow
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Let’s Go Outside and Learn project “A stroll, a cuppa and a chat” aims to get more people in Hounslow out into the great local parks to benefit from fresh air, gentle activity and social interaction.
Different activities are planned to be flexible and to suit the group. All sessions are free and you do not have to book, but you will be asked to register on arrival. All are welcome and stroll at a pace that suits those attending.

Join in on this day at Inwood Park. Meet at the entrance of Inwood Road,  49 Inwood Rd, Hounslow TW3 1XQ, UK

 

 

Each day there is special activity involving: Bird Watching, Identify Trees, Trips to a local park, Art in the park or Spring Watch

Referrals from different agencies working in Hounslow are welcome and the programme hopes to target specially people at risk of isolation.

 

 

Community Gardening at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
Feb 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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. 

 

🌸Green Drinks
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:15 pm

Green Drinks on the first Tuesday of every month from 6pm at: The Eel Pie, 9-11, Church St, Twickenham TW1 3NJ

Green Drinks is a social event open to all environmentally conscious people living, working or volunteering locally. We started this local social opportunity around 10 years ago for people interested in the environment and nature to come together. We meet on the first Tuesday of each month.

We gather from about 6pm till 9ish with people dropping in and out. Sometimes we stay later and sometimes we stay till closing time. Please look for the little green drink picture on our table, shown below. Food is served in The Eel Pie so you can pop by for a soft drink and a bite to eat. Further information about Twickenham Green Drinks, can be found on SWLEN Green Drinks webpage.

There are over 100 Green Drinks networks around the world and in other locations around London, details of these can be found on the Green Drinks website. We subscribe to the Green Drinks Code.

 

Feb
7
Wed
Gardening Session at Mortlake Community Association
Feb 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Mortlake Community Association runs a regular gardening session, a nice fresh air activity for outdoor enthusiasts and for those looking to improve their gardening skills and meet new people.

When: Come and have a look and join us at next sessions on Wednesdays 15 November, 6 December and 7 February, 10.30 – 11.30am. After these dates the sessions swill take place regularly on the first and third Wednesday of the month, but you are welcome to go any time to garden or sit and enjoy it.

Where: Alder Road, Mortlake, halfway down the road, behind the Scout Hut. SW14 8ER

Please click here to visit their website and learn all about the garden and other activities run by the association.

 

Feb
13
Tue
A stroll, a cuppa and a chat at Heston Park, Hounslow
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Let’s Go Outside and Learn project “A stroll, a cuppa and a chat” aims to get more people in Hounslow out into the great local parks to benefit from fresh air, gentle activity and social interaction.
Different activities are planned to be flexible and to suit the group. All sessions are free and you do not have to book, but you will be asked to register on arrival. All are welcome and stroll at a pace that suits those attending.

Join in on this day at Inwood Park. Meet at Heston Park besides the outdoor gym equipment

 

 

Each day there is special activity involving: Bird Watching, Identify Trees, Trips to a local park, Art in the park or Spring Watch.

Referrals from different agencies working in Hounslow are welcome and the programme hopes to target specially people at risk of isolation.

 

 

Community Gardening at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
Feb 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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.