This week (14 and 15 August 2018) 60 children participated in sessions run by the Field Studies Council in cooperation with the Friends of Wanstead Parklands. FSC ran two workshops for children to learn more about their natural environment. This included sessions on mini beasts and butterflies. Continue reading Children’s nature sessions are a Wanstead Park first
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Yesterday (18 July 2018) a memorial service for Verderer Peter Adams MBE, who died in April, was held at the beautiful church of St John the Baptist, Epping. Continue reading Peter Adams MBE
Brilliant sunshine welcomed the return of Music in Wanstead Park, the popular festival now under the management of Caitlin Downie, 30, and her brother Calum, 23. Continue reading Sun and fun as “Music in Wanstead Park” returns
We regret to report the death of Greer Nicholson, a former Vice-Chairman of the Friends of Wanstead Parklands. Continue reading Greer Nicholson (1954-2018)
We regret to announce that Peter Wilkinson, former Project Manager for Wanstead Park, died at the weekend. Continue reading PETER WILKINSON
We are holding the next Only Way is Wanstead festival on Sunday 17th June with the superb band Garance and the Mitochondries! Continue reading The Only Way Is Wanstead – Part II!
Once again, the Friends of Wanstead Parklands are delighted to support the Wren Conservation and Wildlife Group's annual "BioBlitz". In previous years, these hugely successful events have done much to raise local awareness of the Wanstead area's rich flora and fauna, as well as providing an opportunity for important research. Continue reading The 2018 Wren Group BioBlitz is coming!
David Bowie tribute band Thin White Duke headlined Sunday's The Only Way Is Wanstead Music Festival outside The Temple in Wanstead Park (20 May Continue reading The Only Way Is Wanstead!
So, it looks as if it's safe to 'officially' declare it 'bluebell season'! The very beautiful bluebells are putting on their breathtaking, annual display in Chalet Wood, Wanstead Park in Epping Forest. Continue reading Happy bluebell season – from Epping Forest!