New Drop-In Tuesdays for Friday Hill tenants
We’re running drop-ins at Friday Hill (not the Learning Lodge) every week and are looking for volunteers in Chingford E4 to help us out. Contact Elizabeth at email@example.com for more info.
Sunday Family Club, 2-4pm, Learning Lodge and outside in the reserve when fine.
Every second and fourth Sunday enjoy quality time with your kids.
Kids Kitchen will help you make delicious food with your under 5s and other activities will be taking place inside and outside the Learning Lodge such as outdoor learning, visits to Pimp Hall allotments, activities with the Friends of Pimp Hall Park. Activities will take place on the second and fourth Sunday of every month with activities from Kids Kitchen, Walk the Loop and Craft activities.
Drop-in or for more info contact Elizabeth: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
Sunday 13th & 27th Nov, 2-4pm – Sunday Family Club: Let’s Print! Printing with potatoes, sweetcorn and other veggies. Drop-in. Contact: Elizabeth firstname.lastname@example.org
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
3rd December, 2pm – The Mysteries in a Box: The Secret Life of Plants told through Puppetry
Continuing last year’s highly successful The Walthamstow Mysteries, this is a new family show (7+) celebrating urban plant life through the medium of shadow puppetry, glove puppets and a marionette.
The Mysteries in a Box will perform in multiple venues across the borough of Waltham Forest in November and December, including Pimp Hall Nature Reserve, before touring.
The play seeks to show urban life from a plant’s point of view. It is directed by renowned puppeteer, Steve Tiplady of Indefinite Articles, and designed by Amelia Pimlott of The Ding Foundation.
Free tickets on eventbrite: The Mysteries in a Box
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: email@example.com
Other events using the Learning Lodge:
Tai Chi Classes every Wednesday (term times) 10am – 11am
Moving in harmony with nature. Re-engernise your body and mind through Tai Chi graceful movement. A community project by Dao Lu CIC.
Booking: firstname.lastname@example.org, 020 3670 3005, or text 07713 152 999.
Limited low-income spaces and sibling/multiple course booking discounts available, please request on enquiry.To book a place or for more information call Tehseen on 07946477091 or email email@example.com
Volunteers can come all day (9.45am – 3pm) or for either the morning (9.45 – 12.30) or the afternoon (12.30 – 3.30) only and those able to commit to all or most of the weeks are preferred as the same group of children will be in attendance over the 12 weeks.
If you would like to hire the Learning Lodge, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- £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:
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