Join us every last Saturday of the month at 1330. Meet by the tennis courts/willow tree
Lots of good news to share – including funding for a new wildflower meadow, a new pedestrian gate opposite Chestnuts School and a meeting in March to explore daylighting the Stonebridge Brook which runs under the park
Join us this Saturday 27 Jan from 1.30 – 4:00pm.
Special day: join Angie Baker & learn all about willow planting and weaving.
Gloves, tools and hot drinks provided.
All welcome. Come and hear about our activities since our last AGM in Feb 2017 and help us shape our priorities for campaigning and activities in the coming year.
After the meeting at 3pm we’ll plant some wild Spring bulbs. Tools provided. All ages welcome.
Lots of pics of our recent festival are available on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Friends.of.Chestnuts.Park/
Join us outside Chestnuts Cafe at 3pm on Sat 9 September for a walk round the whole park, to note what’s working well and what needs attention or improvement. This will help us prioritise our next ten year plan, now we’ve completed the willow garden and all the major items in our previous plans. All welcome
On 15 July we’ll be focussing on activities in the Willow Garden, Orchard and unwrapping the new benches from 11am -12.45pm only, so make sure you arrive in time!
Here are the dates when we’ll be gardening in the park prior to our big festival on Sat 15 July. All welcome to all sessions. Tools provided.
Sun 25 June 3-5 Gardening and watering, willow garden and orchard
Tues 27 and Thurs 29 June 10 – 4pm, with tcv vols working on hedge around park
Sat 8 July 11am – 2pm Learn how to maintain the live willow sculptures, with Angie Baker
Wed 12 July 6-8.30pm Gardening with Haringey Goodgym, willow garden and orchard
Next Friends of Chestnuts Park (FOCP) activities – All welcome to all events
Sat 10 June 2.00pm
FOCP Committee, held in Community Centre. Possibly following by gardening and watering session
Tues 27 June and Thurs 29 June 10-3pm
Caring for hedge trees around park perimeter, with tcv
Wed 12 July 6.30pm-8.30pm
Gardening in the willow garden with Haringey Goodgym
Sat 15 July 11- 4pm
Festival in the park held jointly with Chestnuts Community Centre, St Ann’s Hospital Redevelopment Trust (StART) and FOCP