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Community Events

Summer of activities and play 2021

Fantastic fun activities and play for the whole family in Victoria Park


Sunday 8 August: Nature Walk 10am-12pm

Come and join us for a themed nature walk around the park.  This event is free.  For more information and to book please go to victoriaparklondon.eventbrite.com

Wednesday 11 August: Pond Dipping 10am-11am and 2-3pm
Come and join the community park rangers and explore what insects and plant life are in our lakes.  This event is free, to book please email victoriapark@towerhamlets.gov.uk.


Friday 13 August: Beehive Exploration 10am-11am, 11.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm-2.30pm
Come and join the resident beekeeper too explore the beehives in Victoria Park.  This event is free, to book please email victoriapark@towerhamlets.gov.uk.


Saturday 14 August: Growing and Sewing 10-11.30am and 12pm-1.30pm
A family workshop sewing autumn vegetables.  Learn how to sew and look after your crop.  This event is free, to book please email victoriapark@towerhamlets.gov.uk.


Sunday 15 August: Bee Walk 10am - 12pm
Get to know the wild bees of Victoria Park by joining Mark for an introductory 2-hour walk. We will look for bees, observe some of their behaviours and identify what we find.  This event is free.  For more information and to book please go to victoriaparklondon.eventbrite.com


Wednesday 18 August: Bird Box Making 10.30 - 11.30am and 2-3pm
Join the rangers and make your very own bird box!  All tools and materials provided.  This event is free, to book please email victoriapark@towerhamlets.gov.uk.


 Saturday 21 August: Herbs for Free 10 - 11.30am and 12pm - 1.30pm
We’ll be showing you how to make cuttings and divide up and look after supermarket-bought herbs to make them live longer.  This event is free, to book please email victoriapark@towerhamlets.gov.uk.


Sunday 22 August: Wildlife Walk 10am - 12pm
Wildlife walks need no agenda! Join Dim and look for wildlife and plants in Victoria Park and maybe learn a bit about edible wild plants, too.  his event is free.  For more information and to book please go to victoriaparklondon.eventbrite.com

Saturday 28 August: Growing Food on your Windowsill 10am - 11.30am and 12pm - 1.30pm
What can you grow indoors all year round?  Join us to learn how to grow mini salads and microgreens on a windowsill.  We’ll also show you how to save seeds from your supermarket veg.  This event is free, to book please email victoriapark@towerhamlets.gov.uk.

Event GroupFestivals and commercial events

All Points East is set to return in August 2021.

You can find out more about this on the All Points East website.

More information about upcoming festivals, including residents and park users information (road closures, useful contact numbers). or contact the events team at festivalsandevents@towerhamlets.gov.uk.