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Burgess Park

Burgess Park consultation 2015


May 2015 - What's On

Meet the Park Attendant - A chance to ask questions about Burgess Park

Thursday’s at 3pm to 4pm - Meeting point 5 Chumleigh Gardens

Glengall Wharf Garden

Become a Volunteer – Work days Sunday 1-4        Tuesday 11-4 Herb Tuesdays.

Come along at any of the above work days and talk to the session leader or email burgessfoodproject@gmail.com

BMX –

BMX Term time and School Holiday programme can be downloaded by visiting /info/200480/burgess_park/2847/burgess_park_bmx/3.

Burgess Community Sports Centre 

Zumba - Saturday’s 1 – 2pm at Burgess Park Community Sport Centre

£6 per session. For more details please email the instructor barbaramatthew@zumba.com

Yoga Wednesdays 6.30 to 7.30pm   Dominoes Club – Monday’s 6 – 9pm

Wells Way Pop Up – The Old Library, Wells Way

JustJones&  provide a array of Activities for all to enjoy. Please see there May listings by visiting their web site at http://www.wellswaypopup.co.uk/

Dig The Park

Monthly Environmental Volunteering – Want to learn some Horticultural skills. Then why not join our Horticultural team to help install some raised planters into the fence around the Wells Way Old Library. Meeting place at the Wells Way Old Library, Sunday 17 May, 11am to 1pm. 

The Making of a Modern Park - talk and exhibition

 The story of the post-war creation of Burgess Park, told by some of the prime instigators

Saturday 23 May at 2pm - 4pm - Please book your ticket by visiting www.friendsofburgesspark/evens

Shaping the future of Burgess Park

In 2016 and 2017 we will be spending £3million on improving the south western area of the park. We would love to hear your thoughts on the plans which are available to download, or come along to one of our public exhibitions in the park. We’re holding them until 14 June at the Old Library on Wells Way, and at the Sports Centre (open from 9am to 10pm) and Tennis Centre within the park (open from 12noon to 9pm).  An additional exhibition will be held during half term (23-31 May) and at weekends at Chumleigh Gardens until 14 June (open from 12noon to 5pm).

We've organised a special event (near the parks' tennis courts) on 31 May - from 11am to 4pm with fun and exciting activities taking place throughout the day. Come along, it's a great chance to enjoy the park, view our proposed plans and give us your feedback.

Once you have seen the plans please fill in our online survey or call 020 7525 5133 if you would like a paper copy.

We would love to hear your thoughts on our vision, as well as which parts of the park you think should be prioritised for investment in the future. You can also put your thoughts in writing and send them to John Wade, Southwark Council, PO BOX 64529, London, SE1P 5LX, or email your comments to john.wade@southwark.gov.uk.  

Bee Drawing workshop at Art in the Park, 30 May 10am to 4pm

Learn about the bumblebees in your park and garden in this one day drawing workshop. The workshop will cover an introduction to common bumblebee species, observing bees in Chumleigh gardens, bee anatomy and basic techniques for drawing bees. This workshop is suitable for anyone interested in learning more about bees and drawing bees. No previous experience of drawing is necessary! The workshop is free but booking is essential as spaces are limited. To book your place email: ellesalt@outlook.com.


View of Burgess Park Lake facing west towards St George's Church


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