- 11 April 2014
Hyde and seek....
Nestled in the middle of Hyde Park, magic is happening! Look hard enough and you will find the Isis Education Centre at the LookOut - the home of the Royal Parks Foundation which is where I have the pleasure of working.
- 25 March 2014
It's a family affair... planting snowdrops
On 22 March, we rolled out the wheelbarrows and handed out the trowels - you put on the gloves on your green fingers to help complete our 100,000 snowdrop challenge!
- 14 February 2014
These boots were made for walking!
After a hearty warm up to the music of 'Eye of the Tiger', 300 students from Wetherby Prep School set out on a sponsored walk one chilly morning in Hyde Park to help raise funds to plant 100,000 snowdrops...
- 17 December 2013
An absolutely crackin’ team!
From all over the world, including some special honeymooners, runners helped raise vital funds for the Royal Parks in 2013. You are amazing. It's time to sign up for 2014... are you in?
- 24 October 2013
Bulbs to brighten up the Serpentine
The day Eugenie planted daffodil bulbs, learnt about the life cycles of plants and identified trees, as part of Green Fingers in the Park, inspired her to get gardening in her own back yard!
- 23 October 2013
Whatever the Weather!
Last week, Giovanna and Sarah braved the cold and wet to help fellow students plant daffodils in Hyde Park so visitors and wildlife can enjoy these beautiful yellow flowers next spring and for many years to come.
- 25 September 2013
Open House Weekend!
Lots of smiles as hundreds of you came to uncover the secrets of the structure of the Isis Education Centre at The LookOut in Hyde Park last weekend.
- 28 August 2013
It's all in the detail...
One of our volunteers, Stoyanka, talks about her training day at the Isis Educational Centre and why she generously gives up her time to help us out...
- 14 August 2013
Sunset Yoga in Hyde Park...
With the backdrop of Hyde Park and a beautiful sunset, this Yeotown yoga session was described as 'magical, wonderful and breathtaking' by those who took part...
- 13 August 2013
Having a Ball on the Broadwalk!
With the Broadwalk in Regent's Park transformed into a glorious outdoor ballroom, hundreds of you come along to quick-step, swirl and tango Saturday afternoon away at fundraising event, Dance Al Fresco!
- 8 August 2013
All things watery in Hyde Park...
The roar of an underground river, the Serpentine Lake, the hidden reservoir under the Isis Education Centre - the fun flowed as children discovered all about the wonders of water in Hyde Park.
- 25 July 2013
A bird’s eye view for a week
We were visited by a racing pigeon (whom we called Giles), who made the Isis Education Centre his home for a week. He tells his version of events from his bird's eye view...
- 5 July 2013
We love Empty Classroom Day!
Doing a minibeast safari. Uncovering the creatures that lurk in a pond. Searching a meadow for nature's treasures. Yes it sounds like fun, and yes it was... And all in the name of science!
- 4 July 2013
Julia Bradbury takes a seat in her bumblebee deckchair!
This week, one of our favourite outdoor enthusiasts, the wonderful Julia Bradbury, enjoyed the gardens of the Isis Education Centre from the comfort of her own deckchair.
- 4 July 2013
Pegasus Painted in Hyde Park!
We've brought Ronnie Wood's Pegasus Deckchair Design to life in Hyde Park to mark launch of Deckchair Dreams 2013.
- 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...