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Another fantastic Plaza Latina festival in 2016

Another fantastic Plaza Latina festival in 2016

We were delighted to welcome the wonderful Carnaval del Pueblo team back to Nursery Row Park this summer with a bigger and even better Plaza Latina festival. Amazing music from a range of groups included a Brazilian samba band, Mexican mariachis, and the famous Juan Piña and his band from Colombia,…
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Our wildflower meadow

Our wildflower meadow

Our wildflower meadow has had a great year in 2016; enough rain this spring and no extended dry spells so far has meant there has been continuous flowering. Several species are prevalent at the moment – particularly knapweed (purple), common chicory (light blue) and thistles. Unfortunately so have Sheep (Red) Sorrel and Wormwood which…
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Great Park Posters

Great Park Posters

Our Environmental Educator Beth Barber has been leading outdoor classes in Nursery Row Park with pupils at Robert Browning Primary School. Some wonderful examples of posters designed during these classes to encourage park users to help change aspects of the park they would like to see improved are shown below:

Urban Orchard Project day

Urban Orchard Project day

We welcomed Stephanie Irvine from the Urban Orchard Project on Saturday 6th February 2016 to guide us with pruning and tidying work – all our historic trees are now staked and pruned and raring to go…

London Business School volunteer day

London Business School volunteer day

We were delighted to welcome 20 students from the London Business School to Nursery Row Park on Saturday 3rd Oct. Generously giving up their own time, they helped to prune, clear and mulch sections of our Community Orchard, and constructed two new dead hedges in the orchard which we hope will…
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Keep fit in Nursery Row Park – every Tuesday 18:30

Keep fit in Nursery Row Park – every Tuesday 18:30

We are excited to welcome you to free keep sessions in Nursery Row Park – low intensity gentle circuit class, fun and social for those who want to get back to exercise or are new to exercise… Every Tuesday at 18:30. Just join (free) here (browse under “Southwark Classes” for Nursery Row Park, or…
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Hollyhocks!

Hollyhocks!

Our hollyhocks are looking great this year – picture taken in Brandon Street on 29th June 2015.

Browning Estate wall works

Browning Estate wall works

Update: works are well under way but are now likely to finish towards the end of July 2015. Southwark Council have asked contractors to re-point the brick wall between Nursery Row Park and the Browning Estate, and to put a new wire fence on top. The works will run until mid-June 2015….
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Nursery Row Park Featured by Fields in Trust

Nursery Row Park Featured by Fields in Trust

The latest newsletter of the Fields in Trust features an article on Nursery Row Park! Fields in Trust, established in 1925 as the Playing Fields Association (http://www.fieldsintrust.org/) works to protect valuable public open spaces, and Nursery Row Park is proud to be protected by their designation.