A Litter Pick will take place at:
11am Sunday 28th, October
We will be holding an FOWP first official litter pick session that will take place twice annually.
Children and adults, amateurs and professionals- everyone get involved!
Capture pictures of Wanstead Park to help improve the Friends of Wanstead Parkland's photographic archive. Continue reading Photography Competition
Today (21 July) was the public open day for the Metropolitan Police Muster, Briefing and Deployment Centre on Wanstead Flats. This was the only opportunity for local residents to see inside the temporary base which has been the subject of a good deal of local controversy. Continue reading Open day for the police muster station on Wanstead Flats
Click on the link below to see a pdf copy of the latest Friends of Wanstead Parklands Newsletter:
This 5 minute film is the opening sequence of our first 3 hour DVD. We have made 3 such DVDs over the last few years – “Wanstead Park Revealed”, “The Living Park” and “The Wanstead Archive”. These present an enormous amount of information on the Park, its history, and its wildlife and have been very popular. They are available through our website. Continue reading Video: Wanstead Park Revealed
Now regularly open to the public. Check the Epping Forest website for times.
Well worth a visit.
An Exhibition to celebrate the bluebells of Chalet Wood
A miscellany of bluebell images, artwork, folklore and fairies to tie in with the flowering of Wanstead's very own bluebell wood. Continue reading Exhibition at The Temple: Wanstead Park – Out of the Blue
Having obtained permission to clear the scrub on the principal Roman site in Wanstead Park, we essentially finished the job in two days - though we will be returning next week to do some tidying up. We had seven volunteers on the first day, plus the assistance of two keepers (one of whom was working in his own time), and six on the second. Continue reading Scrub clearance almost complete!