We are always interested to see photographs from Hilly Fields over the years, but this find on the internet last night is fantastic.
Currently condemned by the council, the bowls pavilion was actually designed by one of the leading British Architects of the 1960s, Leonard Manasseh RA.
The second Saturday of every month from 10 until 3pm up up by the cafe.
13th February, 12th March, 9th April, 2016
We will be carrying out our orchard maintenance from 2pm. You are welcome to join us. This involves, weeding and remulching the trees, pruning and we may be planting some new blackcurrants.
Our December Meeting has been CHANGED.
It will now be held on WEDNESDAY 9th December, 2015
Usual place, the cafe in the park and the usual time 7.30 until 9pm.
Every second Saturday, 10th October, 8th November and 12th December.
Vegetables and eggs from Whitegates Farm in Rainham, Kent
Meat from Marsh Products, Kent and preserves from Caregrow
The farmers’ market is now supporting the Friends of Hilly Fields
Before they go off to hibernate, we are hoping to catch one last glimpse. Children welcome.
Our 2015 AGM is this Tuesday, in the cafe at 7.30pm, should be finished by 9pm.
Volunteers are collecting so much rubbish we are overfilling the bins, proving that Lewisham council needs to put in more bins. We only started a week ago.
On Saturday night (22 August), the single bin we use was already full from Friday and the cafe’s rubbish from Saturday. (more…)
Morning park users will have seen rubbish strewn by foxes who pull bagged waste from open bins in search for food scraps. The first volunteers have begun emptying the bins just before dark to try to prevent this. More volunteers are needed.
Saturday 15 August was the first night. Two volunteers started at the Bowling Green and cleared the bins up all the way along Cliffview and Vicars Hill to the café and the play area. On the first night we managed to empty 12 bins. (more…)