A workers' cooperative growing food on London's edge in the Lea Valley

January Open Day

Sunday 29 January, Hawkwood Nursery

A focus on birdlife for this month’s open day.

Seasonal Blitz morning: our weeekend volunteering opportunity, join us at 9.45 for a 10am-1pm session. We advise sturdy shoes and you are welcome to stay for the Hawkwood monthly Open Day afterwards. Please do let us know in advance if you’d like to join us for the Seasonal Blitz session, by emailing plants[at]organiclea.org.uk or call us on 020 8524 4994.

Open Day (12-4pm)

All afternoon (12 – 4) Coffee, cake and delicious locally grown lunch served. Our farm stall has Hawkwood produce, jams, pickles and vinegars.

1pm Join Lee Valley Nature Photographers for a walk and talk with bird identification on site and sharing information on birdlife in the wider Lea Valley. We are participating in the RSPB’s Local Big Garden Birdwatch, on of the biggest species surveys in the world. Suitable for all from expert to first-timer – all welcome. There will be some binoculars to borrow – or bring your own if you have them. We are really pleased to be doing this in partnership with LVNP.

2.30pm Site tour

2.30pm Site tour

12-3pm Hawkwood Woodland School – a drop-in family learning session offering outdoor play and holistic learning for children and families. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please email londonforestschool[at]gmail.com with the name and age of your children if you plan to attend, so we have an idea of numbers. There is no charge for this session.


Directions to our Hawkwood site including bus, rail and river-cycle routes are here. Parking available at the site.

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