Programme of Events

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We offer an on-going programme of informative talks and walks on environment and wildlife topics, open days in the wildlife area, training events and workshops. We also offer conservation volunteering events every third Saturday of the month.

View our 2017 programme [PDF] (file size 157KB) for a flavour of the type of events and activities we offer. Please visit the centre, parks reception or a RBKC library for a more detailed paper copy.

Ecology Events 2017


Top of the Crops: Ecology Centre Open Day

Join us in the Ecology Centre’s Edible Garden to harvest this year’s crop, such as tomatoes, runner beans and curly kale. Learn more about the uses of all the different edible plants in our garden. Make herb posies to take home and sample some different herbal teas.

  • Date: 26 August
  • Time: Drop-in 12 noon to 4pm,
  • Location: Holland Park Ecology Centre
  • Cost: Free

Small Mammal Trapping and Surveying

Find out about the mammals of Holland Park in this session led by a member of the Ecology Education Team. Discover which mammals have been found in our live traps and other sampling techniques.

Autumn Seeds: Wildlife Area Open Day

Explore and enjoy the Wildlife Area on an autumn's afternoon. You can take a stroll around the woodland, discovering more about the trees and signs of autumn. There will also be an opportunity to take part in some seasonal craft activities.

  • Date: 23 September
  • Time: Drop-in 12 noon to 4pm,
  • Location: Holland Park Ecology Centre
  • Cost: Free

Autumn Bat Walk

Join an expert from the London Bat Group and delve into the nocturnal world of bats. Learn about their natural history in an informative talk before searching for them within Holland Park equipped with bat detectors. Please bring a torch with you.

  • Date: Thursday 14 September
  • Meet: 7 to 8.30pm, Holland Park Ecology Centre
  • Cost: Free - Donations to the London Bat Group are encouraged

 Booking essential. Visit our Eventbrite page to book Autumn Bat walk

Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park

Fungi Foray

Search the Wildlife Area and other enclosures with expert Dr Mark Spencer to find the fungi on display at this time of year. Learn how to identify common species and discover some great specimens.

Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park

A Year in Holland Park Talk

Enjoy an illustrated talk about the changing face of Holland Park throughout the year. Learn more about what goes on behind the scenes in the Park and the seasonal changes in nature. Please note access to the Park is through Abbotsbury Road Car Park entrance only.


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