What’s On

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

Explanation of the different types of volunteering 

Please contact the event organisers for further information.

Use ‘Categories’ to select the type of activity and ‘Tags’ for specific themes i.e. ‘Great British Spring Clean Up (22 March – 23 April 2019), Love Parks Week or Friendly Parks for All, (activities for people with dementia and their carers around Richmond upon Thames Borough).

Remember May is National Walking Month and to encourage people to take advantage of the beautiful parks and walking routes in Richmond Borough check: Richmond Health Walks – Walk This Way (discovery walks for families) – Walks by Friends of Richmond Park

May
29
Wed
Walking for Health: Ham Lands
May 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join this Health Walks every Wednesday  at  10.30 am

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

Jun
1
Sat
WALK: River Restoration Walk with FORCE
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join Friends of the River Crane Environment in this walk will be looking at the river and habitat restoration works over the last 10 years and talking about the opportunities for further river restoration work over the next ten years.  The event will start at the Shot Tower near Crane Park walking along the River Crane ending at Twickenham Station, and will be led by Rob Gray, FORCE Trustee.  This walk is planned to support London River’s Week.

The walk is on varied terrain and some of the ground may be muddy, so please wear appropriate attire and footwear.  The walk is free but please register here 

Jun
3
Mon
Friendly Parks for All -Walks and Wheelchair Walks
Jun 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

These activities offer the opportunity to get outside and make use of the newest Friendly Park for All. The activities are designed to be accessible, and provide a safe, sociable activity for people who spend more time than they would like indoors.

All activities are free and there is no need to book. Carers are welcome to attend.

Jun
5
Wed
Walking for Health: Ham Lands
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join this Health Walks every Wednesday  at  10.30 am

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

Jun
7
Fri
Friendly Parks for All -Walks and Wheelchair Walks
Jun 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

These activities offer the opportunity to get outside and make use of the newest Friendly Park for All. The activities are designed to be accessible, and provide a safe, sociable activity for people who spend more time than they would like indoors.

All activities are free and there is no need to book. Carers are welcome to attend.

Jun
8
Sat
History Walk Part Two, Barnes Common
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join Friends of Barnes Common (FoBC) for the second of a series of three history walks led by Chair, Mike Hildesley.  Each will cover a different part of the Common and finish at a local tavern or cafe Smile

Part Three

More details will follow, and do please always check FoBC Events Calendar for the most up to date information.

Jun
12
Wed
Walking for Health: Ham Lands
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join this Health Walks every Wednesday  at  10.30 am

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

Jun
13
Thu
Friendly Parks for All -Walks and Wheelchair Walks
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

These activities offer the opportunity to get outside and make use of the newest Friendly Park for All. The activities are designed to be accessible, and provide a safe, sociable activity for people who spend more time than they would like indoors.

All activities are free and there is no need to book. Carers are welcome to attend.

Jun
14
Fri
Friendly Parks for All -Walks and Wheelchair Walks
Jun 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

These activities offer the opportunity to get outside and make use of the newest Friendly Park for All. The activities are designed to be accessible, and provide a safe, sociable activity for people who spend more time than they would like indoors.

All activities are free and there is no need to book. Carers are welcome to attend.

Jun
16
Sun
WALK: Wildflowers of Ham Lands
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
WALK: Wildflowers of Ham Lands @ Meeting at Tesco in Ham | New Ipswich | New Hampshire | United States

Come and join Friends of Ham Lands on a walk around the lands to see its beautiful wildlife flowers.

Please meet at Tesco in Ham, Ashbrunham RD 1.45 pm, walk 2-4pm.
Children and well behaved dogs are welcome, dogs need to keep on lead during the walk.

 

Jun
19
Wed
Walking for Health: Ham Lands
Jun 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join this Health Walks every Wednesday  at  10.30 am

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

Jun
21
Fri
Friendly Parks for All -Walks and Wheelchair Walks
Jun 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

These activities offer the opportunity to get outside and make use of the newest Friendly Park for All. The activities are designed to be accessible, and provide a safe, sociable activity for people who spend more time than they would like indoors.

All activities are free and there is no need to book. Carers are welcome to attend.

Jun
26
Wed
Walking for Health: Ham Lands
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join this Health Walks every Wednesday  at  10.30 am

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

Jun
29
Sat
WALK: 3 Rivers: Kneller Gardens to Isleworth, Richmond and return by FORCE
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join Friends of the River Crane Environment ( FORCE) in this walk along three rivers: Starting at Kneller Gardens in Twickenham, the walk will go via the Duke of Northumberland River to the River Thames taking in the locale and features, with informed Trustees noting old industrial workings along the riverbanks, wildlife and sights of interest. Then return along the Thames, stopping at the White Cross pub in Richmond for lunch (at your own cost), before completing the circle along the Thames and River Crane to Kneller Gardens for around 3pm.  You can join for the whole day, or just walk part of the way and catch the bus or train home from Isleworth, Richmond and various points en route.  This is a very welcoming and sociable group, so come a join in!

Please wear appropriate attire and sturdy footwear. This walk if free but booking is essential.

Jul
3
Wed
Walking for Health: Ham Lands
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join this Health Walks every Wednesday  at  10.30 am

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

Jul
10
Wed
Walking for Health: Ham Lands
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join this Health Walks every Wednesday  at  10.30 am

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

Jul
17
Wed
Walking for Health: Ham Lands
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join this Health Walks every Wednesday  at  10.30 am

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

Jul
24
Wed
WALK: Butterfly walk by FORCE
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
WALK: Butterfly walk by FORCE @ Meet at Mereway Nature Reserve, Mereway Road. Meet beside the notice boards near the bridge between Kneller Gardens   | England | United Kingdom

Come along to Mereway Nature Park beside the River Crane for a fun morning learning about butterflies with the Friends of the River Crane Environment (FORCE)

This event specifically arranged to help you take part in the Big Butterfly Count which takes place between 20th July and 12th August. You will be identifying butterflies in our local area. Butterflies don’t like wet and windy weather but if the weather is bad on the day the walk will still go ahead highlighting where they are located and interesting facts about them.

Please come along with sturdy footwear, and in clothing suitable for the weather on that day. Bring water and suncream as hopefully, it will be a glorious sunny day! Please note that even though the walk is free booking is essential as numbers are limited.

Walking for Health: Ham Lands
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join this Health Walks every Wednesday  at  10.30 am

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

Jul
31
Wed
Walking for Health: Ham Lands
Jul 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join this Health Walks every Wednesday  at  10.30 am

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