Events and classes at the Learning Lodge and nature reserve GERMAN LANGUAGE PLAY AND ACTIVITY GROUP Second Sunday of every month…
Regular activities at the Learning Lodge Sunday Family Club First and third Sunday of every month, 2-4pm Learning…
May Learning Lodge events, E4 Sun 7 and 21 May, 2-4pm, SUNDAY FAMILY CLUB. For children aged 0-8…
Pay-what-you-feel stalls popping up in Waltham Forest Waltham Forest Food Rescue are running pop-up ‘pay-what-you-feel’ food stalls around the…
Wellbeing Day 18 March 2017 Saturday 18 March 2017, 11am–7pm Sssshhhhh….. this could be one of the…
Making Herbal Remedies in Chingford Tuesday 24th January, 2.30-4.30pm at Friday Hill TMO, Chingford Make your own herbal…
Events and classes at the Learning Lodge and nature reserveGERMAN LANGUAGE PLAY AND ACTIVITY GROUP Second Sunday of every month…
Regular activities at the Learning LodgeSunday Family Club First and third Sunday of every month, 2-4pm Learning…
May Learning Lodge events, E4Sun 7 and 21 May, 2-4pm, SUNDAY FAMILY CLUB. For children aged 0-8…
Pay-what-you-feel stalls popping up in Waltham ForestWaltham Forest Food Rescue are running pop-up ‘pay-what-you-feel’ food stalls around the…
Wellbeing Day 18 March 2017Saturday 18 March 2017, 11am–7pm Sssshhhhh….. this could be one of the…
Making Herbal Remedies in ChingfordTuesday 24th January, 2.30-4.30pm at Friday Hill TMO, Chingford Make your own herbal…
OTHER GROUPS EVENTS AT THE LEARNING LODGE
The Learning Lodge and nature reserve are used by various groups for gatherings, classes and parties. Check out what’s going on.
DESK AND ROOM HIRE
Looking for a tranquil office space or venue? Affordable Desk and Room Hire at the Learning Lodge
Friendly volunteers needed in Chingford
We’re looking for volunteers in Chingford E4 to help us out on our growing number of exciting projects at Pimp Hall Nature Reserve and Friday Hill. Contact: Elizabeth
Make your dream come true in 2017!
Would you like to run a club at the lodge? Would you like to be the leader of some of our sessions? Have you got an idea that could developed into a community project? We’d love to hear from you and help make it happen. Contact Elizabeth at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to hire the Learning Lodge, please contact email@example.com.
- £20 per hour for one-off events
- £15 per hour for regular sessions (minimum of 6 hours)
Hire costs for a full day or full weeks available on request.
Check the calendar below to establish Learning Lodge availability.
Note that your booking will only be definite once we have emailed you back to confirm we have accepted it.
Learning Lodge availability
Previous Events and Activities:
Wellbeing Day 2017
Saturday 18 March 2017, 11am–7pm
The Hornbeam is running its second Wellbeing Day at the Learning Lodge with Dao Lu Thai Chi and 15+ other local groups to stage this wonderful event.
Tai Chi, yoga, singing, massage, kick boxing for young people, makin
g lights and lanterns and a glow walk, the list is endless. We even have a Men’s Shed Group for guy-friendly chat!
Workshops are first come, first served, due to limited spaces. There will be a signing-up list on the door.
Sun 5 and 19 Feb – Carnival and Kids Kitchen – food and mask making. Also looking at animal tracks and dens.
Sun 5 and 19 March – Sound of Nature – we welcome spring with music and land art.
Half term adventures:
WALK THE LOOP: Hedgehog Reading Club, 13th and 15th February, 1.30-3pm
For children aged 3-7 and their parent-carers. Older siblings are welcome!
Over two sessions, we will:
– read One Winter’s Tale by Christina Butler and meet the warm-hearted Little Hedgehog
– find out more about how hedgehogs live, feed and sleep through the coldest months
– follow a hedgehog trail
– make a hedgehog home
– craft our own hedgehogs from a range of natural materials
The sessions are FREE but your donations would be most welcome
Please book your place in advance by contacting Olivia Lowe at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed 15 Feb, Tai Chi and Laughter, 11:15am-12:15pm
Tai Chi for the whole family. Incorporating some mirroring and clowning elements to add a bit fun! Contact email@example.com
Thurs 16 Feb, Kids Dancing Class, 1.00-2.00pm
For children aged 8-10
Contact Juels. £3 per child, siblings £1
Sweetness and Light – HONEY! Free
Sunday 26th Feb
Children’s session, 2-3:30pm, Adults session, 4-7pm
The Bee Project from Pimp hall allotments is holding a talk about the relationship between honey and beeswax with experts from Essex Beekeepers Association. Learn to candle roll and do some honey tasting too! Tea and cakes provided. Donations to cover cost of the materials welcome.
Tues 30th Waltham Forest Cloth Nappies
Learn the benefits of cloth nappies, healthier and cheaper! Bring any anything unwanted and swap it for something that you like for Take & Give Day. Get vouchers for nappies too.
Tues 24 Jan: Make your own herbal remedies for childhood ailments in Chingford
Join local herbalist Rasheeqa Ahmed with Hedge Herbs at Friday Hill TMO Drop-in, 2.30-4.30
Sunday 6th November, from 6pm – The Bee Project, from Pimp Hall Allotments is holding a Bee wax Candle Making Evening.
Fun for all the family and free!
Wed 9 Nov, 1-3pm – Quality Time Together. Drop-in
For children aged 0-8 years with their parents/carers (older siblings welcome too). Promotes well-being, learning and development through walking in nature and related activities
Drop-in. Contact: Olivia: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 13th & 27th Nov, 2-4pm – Sunday Family Club: Let’s Print! Printing with potatoes, sweetcorn and other veggies. Drop-in. Contact: Elizabeth email@example.com
Yoga from 1 Oct-5 Nov, 10-11am, Learning Lodge, Pimp Hall Nature Reserve. £40 for the 6 week course.
A fun programme in Hatha Yoga exploring basic breathing exercises and the classical postures. All equipment provided, suitable for beginners. Contact Kirsty / 07903 035180
Sunday 23 Oct, 2-4pm – Halloween pumpkin carving and pumpkin soup!
Wed 12 Oct, 1-3pm – Quality Time Together
Drop-in. For children aged 0-8 years with their parents/carers, but older siblings are welcome. Promotes the well-being, learning and development of children and those responsible for their care through walking in nature and related activities.
Contact: Olivia: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun 11 Sept, 2-4pm – Sunday Family Club – Cultivate Edition. Free.
As part of the Cultivate Festival, join this special Sunday Family Club to spend quality time in beautiful natural surroundings of Pimp Hall Nature Reserve. Kids Kitchen makes seasonal delights with kids and adults. Free.
Sign up by emailing email@example.com or just show up on the day!
More activities with Friends of Pimp Hall Park & Nature Reserve too.
• Delicious Food & Drinks
• Live Music
• Tree Planting Workshop & take a free tree home
• Outdoor games and learning for all ages
• Reveal of Wildlife Cameras
• Launch of Woodland’s Podcast
• Car Boot Sale
• Wildlife Photography Exhibition
• Bird-box Making
Wildlife Photography Competition
Capture the beauty of Pimp Hall Nature Reserve with a camera and win fantastic prizes with your photographs. Whether you are a hobby-photographer or a professional – we believe you can win! There are two categories: Wildlife and Still-life. All pictures need to be of Pimp Hall Nature Reserve and submitted electronically or in print by the 8th February 2016. Winners of the competition will be announced on the 20th February. Submitted work will be assessed by a panel of professional photographers and nature experts.
The site is accessible during sunlight hours, every day.
Keep up to date with the competition by checking the Hornbeam website, Facebook and Twitter profiles.
Submit work by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or sending prints to Amy Croome, The Hornbeam, 458 Hoe Street, E17 9AH London.
There will be a photography workshop in January for you to learn how to take amazing pictures.
Thanks to Groundwork for supporting this initiative.
Learning Lodge, Pimp Hall Nature Reserve, off 48 Kings Road, E4 7HR
Capture the beauty of Pimp Hall Nature Reserve with a camera with a professional photographer as part of the Wildlife Photography Competition. Learn to take incredible pictures with any camera and enjoy tea and cake!
Win fantastic prizes with your photographs. Whether you are a hobby-photographer or a professional – we believe you can win! There are two categories: Wildlife and Still-life. All pictures need to be of Pimp Hall Nature Reserve and submitted electronically or in print by the 8th February 2016.Submitted work will be assessed by a panel of professional photographers and nature experts. Keep up to date with the competition by checking the Hornbeam website, Facebook and Twitter profiles.
Sign up to the event by emailing email@example.com.
Wednesday 16th September 2015 – Start Up Hub Space
Saturday 19th September 2015 – Learning Outside the Classroom
Every second Tuesday of the month – Friday Hill Neighbourly Knit & Stitch
Saturday 26th September 2015 – Young Entrepreneurs Workshop
Tuesday 29th September 2015 – Guided Nature Walks Training
Sunday 11th October 2015 – Apple Day a big festival day for everyone!
Saturday 31st October 2015 – Halloween in the Woods