Category Archives: Past Events

Feast In The Forest: Paella Festival – 3 September 2011

On a beautiful September evening two giant paellas were cooked on BBQs and enjoyed by eighty or so of us.

Posted in Past Events | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Feast In The Forest: Paella Festival – 3 September 2011

Forest Screen Two: Juliet and The Herbs – 21 August 2011

The second Forest Screen was the documentary of Juliette de Bairacli Levy, herbalist, author, traveller and pioneer of holistic veterinary medicine, (in other words veggy dog food). A policevan of tourch bearing officers turned up but didn’t stay around for … Continue reading

Posted in Past Events | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Forest Screen Two: Juliet and The Herbs – 21 August 2011

Urban Forest School: Bat Conservation Trust – 18 August 2011

Xavier Hamon of the Bat Conservation Trust came to help us detect bats in the forest and we found several Pipistrelles and at least one Noctule, the largest of the native bats. Read the full blog entry of this fascinating … Continue reading

Posted in Past Events | Tagged | Comments Off on Urban Forest School: Bat Conservation Trust – 18 August 2011

Feast in The Forest – 13 August 2011

As dusk fell on the full moon lit forest guests emerged from the trees carrying their offering. Tupperware popped open with prepared salads, the flames of the BBQ lapped chorizo and forest allotmenteers carried off plates to harvest fresh salad … Continue reading

Posted in Past Events | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Feast in The Forest – 13 August 2011

Harvest Dance – 6 August 2011

What was planned as a party to celebrate the completion of the London Guerrilla Gardening lavender harvest bloomed into something far bigger. The harvest was actually cancelled due to drizzle but the party went ahead and we had two bands, … Continue reading

Posted in Past Events | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Harvest Dance – 6 August 2011

Urban Forest School: London Orchard Project – 4 August 2011

David Blair of the London Orchard Project came to share his work with Londonders spotting, mapping and harvesting fruit trees. If you’d like to help spot, map and harvest fruit trees in the Elephant and Castle Urban Forest (check the … Continue reading

Posted in Past Events | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Urban Forest School: London Orchard Project – 4 August 2011

Urban Forest School: Richard Wentworth – 22 July 2011

One time local resident and artist Richard Wentworth became our first speaker at the Urban Forest School and took us on a tour of the forest and beyond.

Posted in Past Events | Tagged | Comments Off on Urban Forest School: Richard Wentworth – 22 July 2011

Forest Screen: Attack The Block – 15 July 2011

The comedy horror movie Attack The Block was filmed in the Elephant and Castle Urban Forest so what better place to view the film. An out door screening was organised by Colorama Cinema… but unfortunately the screening became an unforseen … Continue reading

Posted in Past Events | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Forest Screen: Attack The Block – 15 July 2011

Sardine Supper – 23 June 2011

Hector, a guerrilla allotment gardener from Catalan, suggested we all celebrate St Johns Day the traditional way, by eating lots of sardines. Sadly these don’t swim in the forest or indeed the nearby Thames but we’re in a well served … Continue reading

Posted in Past Events | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Sardine Supper – 23 June 2011