Lordship Rec: ‘People Need Parks’ and Friends Anniversary Festival – Saturday 26th June, 12-5pm

Come with all your friends, family and neighbours to celebrate our local public greenspace!
In and around the Lordship Hub we will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Friends of Lordship Rec [See Friends Timeline link below] and the 8th Birthday of the Lordship Hub. There will be…
– an 11-12noon pre-festival guided WALK ON THE WILDSIDE in the Rec discovering its hidden natural secrets. Meet at the Hub 11am
– a FRIENDS STALL with info on how our park has been transformed over the last 20 years, and how everyone can get involved [See Friends Volunteering Map below]
– EXHIBITION on the history of the Friends
– a BBQ by Bolland & Crust catering for all tastes
– the Hub CAFE
– CREATIVE WORKSHOPS floristry and natural crafts, children’s papercrafts, and graffiti/spraypainting
– DRUMMING 2-5pm, and PARKOUR 2.30-4.30pm around the Rec
– CELEBRATION CAKE CUTTING at 3.30pm
– MR SQUASH, CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINER at 4pm
– STALLS including Kidstrove diverse toys, jewellery, plants, handmade decorated brownies, and other craft stalls
– CARIBBEAN LINE DANCING at 4.30pm

– WHEELY TOTS will be in the Model Traffic Area from 1-3pm, plus ROLLER DISCO there from 3-5pm.

– Activities in the OUTDOOR GYM 12-2pm, and at the TABLE TENNIS tables 1-5pm                                                                                                                                                           – PARENT AND TODDLERS GATHERING AND GAMES by the tree on the hill

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In and around the main field a range of events – mainly coordinated by the Council – sees the launch of a summer of ‘People Need Parks’ activities throughout the borough. There will be…
– MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE at the open air Shell Theatre 12-5pm
– ACTIVITIES for all ages, including sports, inflatables, bush craft, hula hoops, Xplorer, Tai Chi, Self-defence
– PONY RIDES
– GIRLS FOOTBALL in the enclosed sports field
– BREAKTHRU mobility cycling in the MUGA, 1-3pm
– HARMONY GARDENS food growing, 1-4pm
– STALLS for health, food growing, food and refreshments, smarter travel, information, face painting, women’s group, crafts
– AND MUCH MORE!
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Full Festival Timetable and Map below [first 2 links].
Please come along and help CELEBRATE YOUR PARK, THE FRIENDS OF THE REC, AND YOUR LOCAL HUB AND HUB CAFE!
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Getting involved with the Friends and the Hub:

 

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!

Games Night at the Hub

Friday August 5th, 7-9pm

Family fun event for adults and children over 8 and fundraiser for the Hub terrace roof. Come in teams, couples or families. It will be moving and shouting games not board games. £5 per person (£1 for accompanied children). Soft drinks available to buy but bring your own alcohol.