Maintenance Session this Saturday 19th May

We will be watering and topping up mulch to the new tree saplings this Saturday between 10.30 and 12.30. If you have a watering can, always handy to bring. We will meet by new tree plantings, on path from Bothy to the top of Vicars Hill.

Three Peaks History Walk

PASSING through Hilly Fields..but not organised by us. If you are an avid walker, historian, urban explorer, or want to discover another part of London, do please join and help support Crofton Park Railway Garden. They will be leading an history walk from their garden on Saturday 26th May from 11am-1pm. The Railway Garden will ...

Farmers’ Market

If you want to buy fresh locally sourced vegetables that come free of plastic wrappings, then get to Hilly Fields this Saturday morning for the Whitegates Farm Stall. They also bring some lovely plants, which usually get snapped up early. They’ll be set up by 10am and packing up for 3pm. Marsh Meat also a ...

Bank Holiday Monday – Bowls Club Open Day from 11am

LB of Lewisham do not permit BBQs in their parks.

WE don’t make the rules, but BBQs are not actually allowed in Hilly Fields or any park in Lewisham. If we did make the rules, we’d say, DON’T burn the grass and take all your rubbish from hence it home. Where it can be most economically and successfully recycled in your wheelie bins. SERIOUSLY, ...


The Francis Drake Bowls Club on the corner of Hilly Fields will be holding an open day with introductory sessions: the first one will be Monday 7th May from 11am until 4pm If you can’t make the Monday, then you can have a try on May 8th, 10th, 15th or 17th from 2 – 4.30pm. ...

Pruning our fruit trees

A master class with our orchardista, explaining how to prune mature plums. We also sowed the meadow, with extra cornflowers and poppy seeds.

Volunteering with nature conservation

Although we have recently planted over 300 tree saplings and hedge plants, we’ve had a lull with our regular volunteer days. However, we have plans to start them up again on Sunday mornings, probably fortnightly over summer. Here is some information on what we’ve done in the past. HF_ funding

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow

We have now planted the tree saplings supplied by the Woodland Trust, sponsored by IKEA> The sun shone and we had a lovely day, with lots of new volunteers. Ruth from Pistachios Cafe kindly took orders and delivered complimentary drinks. Amongst the oaks and field maples we have a ring of rowan trees and an ...

DAWN CHORUS March 29th ..6am

Let’s hope for a fine morning. We often get to see the sun rising over the stone circle.