Friends of Lordship Rec Activities in January 2018

January 2018


Tuesday  9th January 10.30-12.30
Lordship Rec Users Forum (LRUF)
A session at which representatives of all the park user groups and Council officers co-ordinate their efforts and discuss  maintenance issues and activities in Lordship Rec. At the Hub.

All welcome. Every first Tuesday of the month. This month 2nd Tuesday: 9th January 10.30-12.30pm. At the Hub

Thursday 11 January, 10am – 3pm, in Lordship Woodland Haringey Conservation Volunteers will be doing  further work replacing the boards edging the path in the woodland. All members of the Friends are invited to join in!

The full session is from 10-3pm but if you can only spare a couple of hours you are still welcome. Meet at the Downhills Park Road entrance to the Rec.  (or find us in the Woodland). Wear suitable clothing and bring a packed lunch if you are there for the full session. Tools, tea/coffee, and biscuits provided by TCV.

Sunday 14th January 1-3pm
at the Hub, Lordship Rec

Friends of Lordship Rec Annual General Meeting
All welcome to drop in to find out about the work of the Friends and what was accomplished in the park during 2017 and to discuss possible improvements and events for the park in 2018.

Wassail at the Lordship Rec Orchard

Sunday 14 January, 3.30 – 5pm. Meet at the Hub (back room) 3.15pm

A Wassail (‘Waes-Hael’, ‘good health’) is a joyful occasion to wish the fruit trees in the Orchard ‘good health’ and hoping for a bountiful harvest in the coming year. It is an old English tradition (usually taking place in orchards in the Winter in the countryside, not often seen in London!) It involves cider, (and we are also supplying a non-alcoholic drink, hot sorrel, a traditional Caribbean Christmas drink), singing and ceremony (in the Orchard). No experience is needed.

Suitable for all ages, children especially welcome. We hope to have an enthusiastic small group of members from Tottenham Community Choir to lead the singing, together with children and parents from Hackney School of Folk to both play their instruments and sing.

Come to join the Wassail.

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