Xplorer orientieering

Xplorer in the Rec

Christmas Holiday Fun. Work up an appetite and explore Lordship Recreation Ground as you challenge your map reading skills in this free and fun adventure! For children and families.

Pick up your map and information in the Hub. There are 2 challenges to choose from. Challenge 1 has 15 markers to find and you need to identify the animal on the marker. Challenge 2 has 10 markers and you need to identify the animal that is pictured.

See: www.xplorer.org.uk

Lake Improvement work days

Hi all

We are working to improve the lake in the Rec with TCV on Monday 5th, Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th December using a grant we obtained from Trust for London

We are going to be preparing the lake for new planting early next year ready for the Spring. We will be constructing gabions, (metal cages full of stones) and positioning them along the inside edge of the lake ready for planting in Feb or March. We have chosen some new plants to go in the lake for next year which will create new habitats for wildlife, increase the health of the lake and also look lovely.

If we have time, we will also be constructing some new floating islands for the birds to use as nesting places.

Please feel free to come along and join in this outdoor work between 10am and 3pm on the above days.

Hoping to see you there!

 

 

Half Term Kids Birdwatching Event at the Lake

Kids Birdwatching Event at the Lake

Come and identify and count the birds at the lake in Lordship Rec. Find out about all the birds that live on and around the lake, including the best way to feed them.

Free Bird Food for everyone taking part.

11am-1pm, Thursday 27th October

Meet on the Hub Terrace next to the Cafe

Organised by the Friends of Lordship Rec, Lake Group

Xplorer Orienteering in Lordship Rec

Xplorer Orienteering in Lordship Rec

Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th October
Meet up at the Hub Cafe, 1pm-3pm (event ends at 4pm)
Free entry. Open to all. Ideal for young children and their families!

Go Xplore!
EXPLORE THE PARK, FIND THE MARKERS, COMPLETE THE CHALLENGE, HAVE FUN TOGETHER
 Xplorer is the perfect outdoor activity for primary and pre-school children and their families. It is a family friendly navigation challenge that is educational and fun and gives children a sense of adventure as they explore the park to find the markers. It involves a healthy mix of physical activity and decision making that the whole family can enjoy together. Using a simple map the aim is to find a number of markers that are located around the park. At each marker children need to identify what is pictured and enjoy learning a fun fact to tell their friends. Older children will have fun competing against their friends or other family members whilst younger children will enjoy the excitement of successfully finding the markers.

No experience of map reading is necessary and parents are encouraged to join in the fun!
Have fun together – Go Xplore!

Tottenham Flower and Produce Show free workshops

Tottenham flower and produce show workshops

Free workshops 12.30-4.30 pm in the Hub and Lordship Rec, Saturday, Sept 10th

Floristry – Ursula Stone 12.30 -1-10 In the Hub
How to transform shop bought flowers into a work of art using every day foliage and accessories bring along a bunch and create a bouquet.

Raw food Minerva Speaks – 1.15-2.00. In the Hub
We all eat raw food in our daily diet come along and learn interesting and apetising ways to increase raw food consumption for a healthier life.

Beekeeping Ian Bailey 12.30-.1.30 marque outside
Come and meet an expert beekeeper and learn the art of producing your own honey

Herbs and holistic healing for stress – Kendarki. 2.10 -3pm in the Hub

Come and explore herbs and strategies that can support you and your family through the stresses of everyday life.

Grow smart –  Joan Riley 3.25 -4.25 marque outside
Growing your own food does not stop in September. Come along and learn how to grow and harvest throughout the year while using the whole plant. Samples of less known crops will be available to sample.

Workday in Lordship Woodland

There will be a workday with TCV (The Conservation Volunteers) and the Friends in the wood in Lordship Rec on Tuesday 20 September. We will as ever be dealing with dogwood but also beginning to replace boards along the side path and digging/clearing the mini-stream and pool. All welcome

We meet at the Downhills Park Gate entrance at 10am. Tools, tea and biscuits provided. Bring a packed lunch and wear suitable footwear.

A Day Out in the Rec

3  great free events in 1

September 10th in the Rec and the Hub from 11-6pm

Tottenham Flower and Produce Show, Internation Music Event and Health and Lifestyle Market.

Organised by the Friends of Lordship Rec, the Shell Performing Arts Collective and Womens Association of Lordship Rec

Music from around the world by local musicians in the Hub, Stalls with Herbs and natural skin and beauty products, home grown vegetables, clothes and healthy food plus workshops.

Contact: 020 8885 5684 for more information or see www.facebook.com/TheShellAtTheRec/ or www.facebook.com/WomensAssociationLR

Clearing Thistles in the Rec

invitation to help control thistles on Friday, 12th July

You are cordially invited to join us this Friday at 2pm in the Hub cafe. We will go to together to the ‘picnic area’ in the Rec (just south of the Model Traffic Area – Walpole Rd/Rusper Road entrance) where we will cut thistles and docks and put the tops in bags to prevent the area being covered in these next year.

We will provide bags, gloves and seccateurs unless you have your own in which case please bring them. We don’t have to stay long but it would be great if you come.

Lordship Wildlife Group

Some events in Lordship Rec in July

Saturday 9th
Youth FestSports and activities for children and young people
1pm – 5pm all over the Rec
Organised by the Lordship Sports and Activities Consortium

Sunday 17th (3rd Sunday of every month)
Friends of Lordship Rec Practical Volunteering – Help with simple practical work around the Rec
Meet at 11am in the Hub Cafe

Tuesday 19th
Friends General Meeting for all Park Users
to share News and Views about the Park
6.30pm to 8.30pm in the Hub Community Room
Note: This is usually the first Sunday of every month. It has been rescheduled so as not to clash with the annual Go Wild In The Rec event last Sunday, which was excellent!

Tuesday 26th (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

Sunday 31st (Usually last Sunday of every month)
Dog Club Gathering
11.30am to 12.30pm by the Cafe area

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
– see our website www.lordshiprec.org.uk
– check www.lordshiphub.org.uk for activities in the Hub

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Youth Fest

Youth Fest in the Rec

Saturday, July 9th 1-5pm

Sports, Crafts and performance day for young people from 6-19 yrs

In Lordship Rec at the Hub and in Broadwater Farm Community Centre

Various sports taster sessions and demonstrations, Talent Showcase,  workshops and stalls

Free Event – All welcome!