Celebrating Earth, Crafts and Nature in Plaistow Festival Week

Our Green Spaces workers are bringing you an array of nature inspired activities in the Plaistow Festival week.  Do you love the outdoors?  Join us!  Walking yoga – Monday 18th 3.45-5.15 in Plaistow Park with local yoga teacher Indira Nandha. Gentle exercise, stress reduction and inner happiness in a lovely green space.  Meet at Greengate […]

Join our pea and bean planting on the Greenway 6th June

Following our successful sunflower planting activity at the Plaistow Youth Market in April, we are delighted to support an idea from one of the market-traders to plant peas and beans! Market trader Scarlett Howlett is a passionate gardener and food grower and she identified the perfect place to plant peas and beans would be along the […]

Notes from the Orchard

Wednesday, 18th April Gloriously sunny and warm this morning, hardly anyone passing the Orchard on the Greenway. I sit on the bench, preparing today’s session and sipping a cup of tea from the flask I brought. The birds are singing on the nearby apple tree, just showing its first tender blossom. Am I still in […]

Community meeting – giving Barbers Alley a new look!

Community meeting – giving Barbers Alley a new look Thursday 22 March 6.15-7.45 in Plaistow library   Barbers Alley hosted it’s first community event and market during the Newham Alleyways Festival last year.  See the pics!  Since then, there’s been a second mural as part of Newham Word Festival. We’ve had some conversations with residents […]