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
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!
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
Yesterday's charity quiz (16 March 2019 at Aldersbrook Bowls Club attracted 110 people with a good time being had by all. Continue reading Charity quiz boost to Friends
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
Hundreds of volunteers spent an enjoyable evening at the Guildhall (30 January 2019) at a reception given by the City of London Corporation. Continue reading Volunteers thanked with reception at the City of London’s Guildhall
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!