Events by Friends of Grove Park

History Tour - April 3rd

 

Find out the history of Grove Farm and the surrounding area with local historian Dr Peter Hounsell's walking tour.

For many local residents Greenford is a residential area, but until the C20 it was an agricultural area growing hay for the London market, and then changing to dairying. At the same time from small beginnings with the opening of the William Perkin dyeworks in the 1850s, it also became an important industrial centre with the J. Lyons' Factory at its heart. Grove farm is a survivor from that agricultural past, but is also has links with local industry.

 

 

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Forage @ Grove Farm April 18th

Spaces available for the afternoon session

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to learn about foraging at Grove Farm. George Fredenham aka Flavour Fred, a professional forager & wild food expert will take us on a tour showing us the edible food available on our doorstep. At the end, he’ll cook up some tasty treats.

Please email us directly if you would like us to reserve you a space.  Availability is on a first come first served basis

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Woodland Management

 

We will be continuing to hold Woodland management events on the 4th Saturday of the month at 10am.  Upcoming events are:

   *  23th April - Bramble clearing along the paths around the trails and continuing work on the wetland area

   *  21st May - Continued work on bramble clearing and wetland area creation

   *  25th June - As above.

 

Litter Picks 

 

Going forward, on the second Saturday of the month will be carrying out litter picks through the park.  Meeting at the David Lloyd round about before moving through the park starting at 10am. Upcoming dates:

    * 9th of April

    * 7th of May

    * 11th of June

If you would like to join please become a member of LAGER Can's mailing list as this provides insurance coverage.  The mailing list can be found on lagercan.co.uk.

Steering Committee Meetings

 

On the 4th Sunday of the month at 8pm we will be holding monthly Steering meetings online.  All are welcome to join and take part.   The meetings are held on google meet using the code zeu-uofz-zik.

 

Your Thoughts

 

Friends of Grove Farm would love to hear about your thoughts and ideas on what improvements you'd like to see in the park, activities that you'd like to take part in and any thoughts you may have on the work so far

For further information or to join the Friends of Grove Farm please contact on: FriendsOfGroveFarm@gmail.com

and via FaceBook or Twitter @GroveFarmEaling

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