Autumn on Hilly Fields

It was such a beautiful morning on Hilly Fields today and I couldn’t resist taking a few photographs of the autumn trees. This is an abandoned nest – possibly a squirrel’s drey – surrounded by autumnal oak leaves. The silver birches by the tennis courts are just past their best but still worth a look ...

TREE PLANTING 30th November, 2019

Even trees don’t last for ever, especially those threatened by spreading diseases. Our new tree saplings will widen a stand of horse chestnuts. This species is currently under attack from at least three pests and diseases. The most serious of which is ‘bleeding canker’. That’s what it is called, not what I think of it. ...

Meadow Maintenance

SUNDAY, 3rd November: We need to sort out our WWI meadow so that it is ready for re-seeding. We’ll be at the meadow, up the bank on the corner of the lane, the other side of the lane to the tennis courts. Bring gloves and tools if you have them. We will have some extra. ...

Music Monday: The Drezone – ‘End of Summer Blue’ on Hilly Fields

SE London musician The DreZone has many talents - multi-instrumentalist, DJ and professional singer who can be found performing tributes to Prince and Stevie Wonder among others. He also writes and produces his own material, his latest song released yesterday to coincide with the turning of the seasons and the end of British Summer Time. ...

our batty day

Join us for bat themed craft and junior yoga. This Monday, 21st October, by the stone circle.

South Meadow Botanical Survey, 2019

Hilly Fields South Meadow – Species found 13 July 2019 Flowers (39) Achillea millefolium Yarrow Anthriscus sylvestris Cow Parsley Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed Cirsium arvense Creeping Thistle Cirsium vulgare Spear Thistle Convolvulus arvensis Field Bindweed Crepis capillaris Smooth Hawk’s-beard Echinops sphaerocephalus Glandular Globe-thistle Galium aparine Cleavers (Goosegrass) Galium mollugo Hedge Bedstraw Galium x pomeranicum Hybrid ...

Wild Flower Scavenger Hunt

Our latest scavenger hunt is available from the café. The flowers maybe a little scarcer this week as it isn’t long since the green flag inspection lots of them were mown in favour of ‘amenity’ grass. You can also print here and cut so you have four separate sheets. (right click opens in new window ...

45th Midsummer Fayre

The 45th Hilly Fields Midsummer Fayre, Saturday 22 June 2019  12 noon to 5pm VOLUNTEER  The Brockley Society still need volunteers!  As always, the fayre is run entirely by volunteers. They need  nearly 120 volunteers on rotas on the day. Many different roles for varied skills and time commitments at:  www.brockleysociety.org.uk/hilly-fields-midsummer-fayre/ or express your interest by emailing: volunteer@brockleysociety.org.uk

Art in the Park Saturday 8th June, midday – 6pm

A fantastic day for all the family! Bands times for the Felix School of Rock Stage are now confirmed! Children’s Magical Art Marquee Face Painting Storytelling Tent Felix School of Rock Stage Brockley’s Rock Fishing Pond Music and dance performances Brockley Max Art Market Pop-up food stalls Brockley Brewery & parlez bar Brockley Max raffle draw 5pm…https://brockleymax.co.uk/events/venues/hilly-fields/

Much Ado About Nothing: 5th, 6th and 7th June, 2019 at 7pm

Join the company of Hilly Shakes for their Premier production of Much Ado about nothing! An evening of high jinx and romance in Hilly Fields stone circle. Tonight, 5th June at 7pm by the stone circle in Hilly Fields. https://brockleymax.co.uk/events/hilly-shakes-much-ado-about-nothing-2019/?fbclid=IwAR1D1XzTDjxHMLKQgVOMgivSQAD_z2kCT7Ws6HqydwSN8xS9q9GURA6eVxA