- 24 April 2013
Deckchair Dreaming in Greenwich Park
As part of our Deckchair Dreams project, our Events Manager Sally joined a group of senior citizens based at Age UK residences in Woolwich, to take part in an art workshop to create a deckchair design for the Royal Parks, and had a blast!
- 22 March 2013
Hundreds of school children + a healthy dose of enthusiasm + thousands of bluebells = a new wildflower meadow!
To mark the start of spring and the launch of our new programme ‘Green Fingers in the Park’, this week 400 local school children donned wheelbarrows, picked up their tools and got their hands dirty to plant thousands of new native bluebells in Hyde Park.
- 19 October 2012
Tim Heming talks about how he 'embraced his inner squirrel'
This year, Tim Heming, journalist for The Sun newspaper, ran the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon as Chester Squirrel, sporting No 1 on his shirt. He shares his golden rules to running as a 7ft mascot...
- 27 September 2012
Isis Education Centre goes 'Open House' for a weekend
Volunteer Brigid blogs about the weekend we opened up our doors to the curious and adventurous to celebrate London's architecture, as part of Open House London.
- 15 August 2012
Tango for the trees!
An afternoon of sunshine, fresh air, Latin and Argentinean beats, sultry steps, all whilst raising vital funds for trees with dance expert Kele Baker.
- 7 June 2012
Last week, in just one day, 9 volunteers planted over 2000 Reed Bed plants in The Regent's Park to help reintroduce some interesting and uncommon wildlife into the Park! Find out how they got on...
- 25 April 2012
Giorgio Locatelli creates sweet flavours for the Italian Gardens
We were so thrilled when one of the world’s best-loved Italian Chefs, Giorgio Locatelli, agreed to create two sweet canapés to help us mark the launch of the recently restored Italian Gardens in Kensington Gardens.
- 22 March 2012
Guided walk puts a spring in the step of Park Lovers
Sunshine, clear blue sky, bees, bright yellow daffodils, wide-open green space and a cheeky squirrel – what more can you want whilst out exploring the glorious joys of spring!
- 5 March 2012
Mud, sweat but no tears at Bushy Park!
We don't mind getting our hands dirty. In fact, we love it! For the last few years, we've joined the ecology team at the beautiful Bushy Park twice to pull out reeds to clear the Brewhouse water channels to help create a healthy habitat for wildlife.
- 4 February 2012
Getting Headspace for the first time at The LookOut, Hyde Park
On Saturday 4 February, hundreds came to experience meditation in the Parks with Andy Puddicombe of Headspace. We all enjoyed this unique space and went home feeling a bit lighter and peaceful for it.
- 24 November 2011
£71K raised for charities at 2011 Winter Wonderland Charity Preview Night
Thousands support the Royal Parks Foundation and other charities by skating, sliding, swirling and swooping in Hyde Park on 17 November.
- 19 October 2011
Art lovers at Frieze Art Fair experience a journey through The Royal Parks...
With a park bench and designer deckchairs strewn on green turf, surrounded by stunning photographs of The Royal Parks, our exhibit certainly caught the eyes of visitors and hundreds came in for a closer look and a chat.
- 27 September 2011
How Green is My City…?
Last night, Jordanna, Jacq and Katy invited local residents and businesses of Mayfair to uncover mini beasts and connect with nature at ‘How Green is My City 2011’.
- 16 September 2011
Discovering and uncovering the new Isis Education Centre
Today, Katy blogs about the discovery day at the new Isis Education Centre at The Look Out, Hyde Park
- 14 September 2011
Batty for Boxes
Sara, Projects Officer here at the Royal Parks Foundation, went off on her final corporate volunteer day of the summer
- 10 July 2011
Ready, Set, Ommmmm.....Yeo London, Let's Yoga!
Over 100 people gathered in Kensington Gardens today to stretch and relax for the first Yeo London, Let's Yoga!