Friends of Chestnuts Park Meeting this Sunday 1 March 11am

ALL WELCOME.  WILLOW20140918_085503Meet at 11am under the larger Willow Tree by the tennis courts for walk round to discuss proposed locations for Willow Garden, willow sculptures, memorial fruit trees and bench for Betty, possible orchard, and training/climbing structure. Also thinking about facilities that  will attract girls and young women, as much of the current sports activities in the park mostly only attract young men.2015-02-26 12.10.44 2015-02-26 12.10.50See pics here  for tree house possibility which has been popular with young women elsewhere.  Plus: view progress of the pavilion demolition site and new path now that the hoardings have been partly removed,2015-02-27 12.25.12 Plus:  news about the outdoor gym location (work starts next month), staffing our stall at Chestnuts market on 15 March, proposal for Big Lunch event in June, supporting Dan’s fundraising Marathon run for us in May and news from campaigns against Haringey Council cuts and the Chestnuts People campaign for the Chestnuts Community Centre.  And of course hearing everyone’s views on the park and how it needs to be further improved. Once we’ve completed the walkabout we will move to the upstairs meeting room in Chestnuts Community Centre to complete our discussions, so if you arrive after 11am and can’t find us, we’ll be in the Centre.