Friends of Blythe Hill Fields
exists to represent everyone living around or using Blythe Hill Fields.
Our purpose is to achieve sustainable improvements and facilities in this
vital resource for the benefit of the whole community. We aim to promote
the increased use and enjoyment of this essential open space.
17 April 2018, 8pm
Upstairs at Blythe
Hill Tavern, Blythe Hill Lane, SE23
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Hill Fields Festival 2018
Sunday 1 July, 12 - 5pm
to the Council's decision to move Lewisham People's Day to Saturday
7 July, there was much debate about when to move our annual festival,
which has been on the first Satuday in July for the last 15 years!
After much debate, we have agreed on Sunday 1 July.
ever, we need as much support as we can get from local people,
both helping plan, set up and run the Festival but also to come
and bring friends and family to enjoy this very special annual
celebration of Blythe Hill Fields and our local community.
you can help or interested in getting involved in the Friends,
us - we're always delighted to welcome new members to the
Wild is a joint Lottery and Kew Gardens initiative.
Saturday 31 March, time tbc (will
Friends has been successful in its application to Grow Wild,
Flowers to the People, for a wildflower seed kit. it is a fantastic
opportunity for us to plant a wild flower area of the park to
encourage bees and other wildlife and give the park some beautiful
come and join us for a Fork Walk on Saturday 31 March and help
plant our wild flower seed
know more about wild flowers, there is an excellent gallery of
species on the Grow
the recent resignation of James Cross, Ellie Rogers, was
unanimously voted in as the new Chair at the meeting on 26 February.
We are delighted that Ellie agreed to take up the mantle from
James. She has been a fantastic Secretary for the last 4 years
and can to continue her passion and commitment to Blythe Hill
Fields in this new role.
universal thanks and praise for James Cross. Chair for the last
4 years, his steadfast and commited approach to the role has been
a keystone in keeping the Friends going, steering the group through
all the annual Festivals and other planting/watering activities
on the park. His dedication, particularly to the Festival planning
and on the day, will be missed. THANK YOU JAMES!!
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