Friends of Lordship Rec Activities in June

Friday 2nd June, 11am
Meet at 11am at the Hub to go out into the Rec to cut thistles in the picnic area.

Sunday 4th June, 1.30-3pm
Friends of Lordship Rec Open Meeting
at the Hub
Meet the Friends and find out what is going on in the park and how you can get involved.

Wednesday 7th June, 2-3pm, Friday June 16th 12-1pm and Wednesday 21st June 2-3pm
MUSICAL VEG

Helping under 5s try fruit and vegetables with fun, song and dance. 3 sessions as part of the build up to the Friends of Lordship Rec Harvest Festival to be held in September.  £2 per session to cover ingredients. www.rowenahumphreys.com/musicalveg

Saturday 10th June, 10 – 4pm,
Tree care in the Orchard, meet at The Hub,
Pruning of fruit trees (cherries, plums, almonds) and tree care (eg.
weeding, mulching, adjusting of ties and stakes, watering if necessary)
in the Lordship Recreation Ground Orchard; followed by an important
discussion as to the future of the Orchard area and an invitation to
interested people to form a group to care for the Orchard. No experience
needed and all equipment will be provided.
The workshop will be led my Marina O’Connell, an organic fruit farmer
and permaculture tutor from Manningtree in Essex.

Saturday 17th June, 11-1pm
Friends of Lordship Rec Practical volunteering. Meet in the Hub Cafe 11am.

Saturday 24th June, 2 – 5pm
Watering newly planted trees in the south west margin of the main playing field. Meet at the Hub at 2pm, and bring a watering can (preferably 10 litre) if you can!

Tuesday 27th June, 2-4pm
The Lordship Wildlife Group meets at the Hub on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Including some practical work around the Rec. All welcome.

Orchard Tree Care Training

Caring for Lordship Rec’s Fruit and Nut Trees

Orchard Tree Care training under the expert guidance of Marina O’Connell, fruit farmer and Permaculture Tutor from Manningtree on June 10th. Meet at the Hub at 10am. No prior experience necessary. Please let Sally know if you can come, by emailing shaywill@fastmail.co.uk or phoning  07950 467 902

Friends of Lordship Rec Activities in May

Saturday May 6th, 1-5pm
Haringey WALKING FAIR at the Hub
Free event with walks, talks and information stalls
2 morning walks
ending up at the Rec in time for the event. One starts 11am at the BBC TV Tower at Alexandra Palce and passes through parks, conservation areas and listed buildings. The other starts at 11.30am from White Hart Lane Station and follows the route of the Moselle River. Both should end by 1pm at the Hub Cafe.
Stalls from local walking and health organisations PLUS walking (Nordic Walking 1-3pm with Silverfit) and other physical exercise and Free Health Checks. Also for children Xplorer orienteering activity from 2-4pm
4 Talks and presentations from 1-5pm. 1pm: Gina Bradbury Fox will give a presentation of Julia Bradbury’s (Countryfile and Britains Best Walks) fantastic website: The Outdoor Guide. 2pm: Morag Rose from Loiterers Resistance Movement (LRM), a Manchester-based Collective of artists and activists who aim to nurture an awareness of everyday space, looking at it from new angles. They organise monthly wanders through the streets of Manchester, uncovering hidden histories and finding the extraordinary in the familiar. They engage in inventive activities like CCTV bingo and giant cake maps. Intrigued? Then come to the illustrated talk and find out more!
3pm: Jeremy Leach, from 20s Plenty for Us, will talk about the many national campaigns to make streets safer and more pleasant for pedestrians, including a 20mph speed limit in towns. 4pm: Joyce Rosser from Haringey Friends of Parks Forum will talk on The Moselle: discovering Haringey’s natural and historical heritage by walking the route of one of its hidden rivers.

Sunday May 7th, 1-2.30pm
Friends of Lordship Rec Open Meeting
at the Hub
Meet the Friends and find out what is going on in the park and how you can get involved.

Sunday May 21st, 12-4.30pm
‘GO WILD’ celebrating all that is green, wild and natural in the Rec
FREE event with walks, stalls and seed share.
3 short walks in the Rec by knowledgeable leaders: 1. To identify trees, 2. To identify wild flowers, 3. To identify birds, butterflies and bees. Bring along your spare seeds to share at the seed swap. Organised by the Lordship Rec Wildlife Group and Growing in Haringey aiming to increase biodiversity.

Tuesday May 23rd, 2-4pm
The Lordship Wildlife Group meets at the Hub on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Including some practical work around the Rec. All welcome.

 

Friends of Lordship Rec Activities in April

Sunday 2nd April

Friends of Lordship Rec Meeting for all Park Users to share news & views about the Park

From 1pm to 2.30pm

Wednesday 19th April

FoLR Lake Group Meeting – to discuss ongoing Lake project and plan improvements. We have planted lots of new plants which are under netting to stop the birds from eating it before it has a chance to mature. We will hopefully be launching new floating islands on Monday 17th April from 10am.

Lake Group Meeting from 2pm to 4pm in the Hub General Activities Room

Saturday 22nd April

Friends of Lordship Rec Practical Volunteering and Tree Care Workshop

From 11am to 1pm (Tree Care finishes at 5pm) Meet in the Hub Cafe

Tuesday 25th April (4th Tuesday of every month)
Lordship Wildlife Group Meeting – Discuss ideas and plans to encourage wildlife in the Rec. Short meeting followed by an optional task in the Rec
2pm to 4pm in the Hub Cafe

For more information about Friends of Lordship Rec

– check out the park’s noticeboards, which are regularly updated by the Friends
– pick up various flyers from the Friends’ info table in the Hub

Workshops “From Small Acorns….” Trees Project

Practical Tree Care Workshops

Saturday 18th February

Wednesday 1st March

Saturday 11th March

Wednesday 15th March

Practical tree care; planting, protecting, mulching young and newly planted native species trees in Lordship Rec to enhance bio-diversity, and much more! Certificates will be awarded to attendees.

Tutor: Russell Miller, Arboriculturalist, environmental expert and lead member of Hackney Tree Musketeers.

 

Introduction to fruit growing/food forest creation

Saturday 25th February

Saturday 4th March

Saturday 25th March

Types and varieties of trees, soils, practical work in Lordship Rec, Orchard planting, pruning, mulching, protecting newly planted trees – and much more! Certificates will be awarded to attendees.

Tutor: Marina O’Connell, an organic fruit farmer and permaculture teacher, from The Apricot Centre, Manningtree in Essex.

 

All workshops will take place in Lordship Recreation Ground, Higham Road, N17 6NU

From 10am to 4pm; meet in the Hub Café

Children are welcome with accompanying parents. No experience needed. FREE hot drinks! Bring lunch to share, or buy from The Hub cafe.

Please come prepared for the weather! Much of the workshop will take place outdoors. Come in suitable warm weatherproof clothing and footwear (it can be muddy and wet).

Cost: between £1 and £10 for each day workshop, pay what you can afford.

Book a place via Brown Paper Tickets or call in to the Hub office in Lordship Recreation Ground from Monday to Thursday between 9 and 3.

For more information e-mail Sally Haywill at shaywill@fastmail.co.uk, or phone 07950 467902

Friends of Lordship Rec Activities in February

Sunday 5th February

Friends of Lordship Rec Meeting for all Park Users to share news & views about the Park

From 1pm to 2.30pm in the Hub Community Room

 

Saturday 18th February
Practical tree care workshop: planting, protecting, mulching young and newly planted native species trees in Lordship Rec to enhance bio-diversity, and much more! Certificates will be awarded to attendees.
Tutor: Russell Miller, Arboriculturalist, environmental expert and lead member of Hackney Tree Musketeers.
From 10am to 4pm; meet in the Hub Café

For more information e-mail Sally Haywill at shaywill@fastmail.co.uk, or phone 07950 467902

 

Sunday 19th February

Friends of Lordship Rec Practical Volunteering – Help to plant a new hedge to encourage wildlife

From 11am to 1pm Meet in the Hub Cafe

 

Wednesday 22nd February

FoLR Lake Group Meeting – to discuss ongoing Lake project and plan improvements

From 2pm to 4pm in the Hub Community Room

 

Saturday 25th February
Introduction to fruit growing/food forest creation workshop
Types and varieties of trees, soils, practical work in Lordship Rec, Orchard planting, pruning, mulching, protecting newly planted trees – and much more! Certificates will be awarded to attendees.
Tutor: Marina O’Connell, an organic fruit farmer and permaculture teacher, from The Apricot Centre, Manningtree in Essex.
From 10am to 4pm; meet in the Hub Café

For more information e-mail Sally Haywill at shaywill@fastmail.co.uk, or phone 07950 467902

Wednesday 1st March

Practical tree care workshop: planting, protecting, mulching young and newly planted native species trees in Lordship Rec to enhance bio-diversity, and much more! Certificates will be awarded to attendees.
Tutor: Russell Miller, Arboriculturalist, environmental expert and lead member of Hackney Tree Musketeers.

From 10am to 4pm; meet in the Hub Café

For more information e-mail Sally Haywill at shaywill@fastmail.co.uk, or phone 07950 467902

 

For more information about Friends of Lordship Rec

– check out the park’s noticeboards, which are regularly updated by the Friends
– pick up various flyers from the Friends’ info table in the Hub

Friends of Lordship Rec Activities in January

Saturday 7th January

Friends of Lordship Rec Practical Volunteering – Help to plant a new hedge to encourage wildlife

From 11am to 1pm Meet in the Hub Cafe

 

Sunday 8th January

Friends of Lordship Rec Meeting for all Park Users to share news & views about the Park

1pm to 2.30pm in the Hub Community Room

 

Sunday 15th January

Friends of Lordship Rec Practical Volunteering – Help to plant a new hedge to encourage wildlife

From 11am to 1pm Meet in the Hub Cafe

 

Wednesday 18th January

FoLR Lake Group Meeting – to discuss ongoing Lake project and plan improvements

From 2pm to 4pm in the Hub Community Room

 

For more information
– check out the park’s noticeboards, which are regularly updated by the Friends
– pick up various flyers from the Friends’ info table in the Hub

Friends of Lordship Rec Activities in December & January

Saturday 3rd December

Friends of Lordship Rec Practical Volunteering – Help to plant a new hedge to encourage wildlife

From 11am to 1pm Meet in the Hub Cafe

 

Sunday 4th December

Meeting to form a new group to manage the Orchard/Fruit and Nut Walk in the South East Field

From 1pm to 2pm in the Hub Community Room

 

Sunday 4th December

Friends of Lordship Rec Meeting for all Park Users to share news & views about the Park

2pm to 3.30pm in the Hub Community Room

 

Monday 5th, Tuesday 6th, Wednesday 7th December

FoLR Lake Group  – Carrying out various practical improvements, including creating new planting areas

From 10am to 3pm each day

 

Sunday 18th December

Friends of Lordship Rec Practical Volunteering – Help to plant a new hedge to encourage wildlife

From 11am to 1pm Meet in the Hub Cafe

 

Saturday 7th January

Friends of Lordship Rec Practical Volunteering – Help to plant a new hedge to encourage wildlife

From 11am to 1pm Meet in the Hub Cafe

 

Sunday 8th January

Friends of Lordship Rec Meeting for all Park Users to share news & views about the Park

1pm to 2.30pm in the Hub Community Room

 

Sunday 15th January

Friends of Lordship Rec Practical Volunteering – Help to plant a new hedge to encourage wildlife

From 11am to 1pm Meet in the Hub Cafe

 

Wednesday 18th January

FoLR Lake Group Meeting – to discuss ongoing Lake project and plan improvements

From 2pm to 4pm in the Hub Community Room

 

For more information
– check out the park’s noticeboards, which are regularly updated by the Friends
– pick up various flyers from the Friends’ info table in the Hub