Programme of Events

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.

You can download our event programme for 2018 [PDF] File size 2692 KB
A printed copy is available from the centre, Holland Park Sport Reception and RBKC libraries.

Autumn Leaves: Wildlife Area Open Day

Saturday 22 September

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 seasonal craft activities.

o          Meet: Drop-in 12 noon to 4pm, Holland Park Wildlife Area

o          Cost: FREE

Hedgehog Talk

Thursday 27 September

Dr Nigel Reeves will give a fascinating talk about the secret lives of hedgehogs. This entertaining talk looks at these rarely seen mammals, their habitats and how we can encourage them into our gardens and protect them in urban areas.

o   Meet: 6.30 to 8pm, Holland Park Ecology Centre

  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

o   Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park


Bird Ringing Demonstration

Saturday 13 October

Drop in to the Wildlife Area to see wild birds in the hand and hear about how the national ringing programme works. You will also learn how bird ringing aids conservation and our knowledge of birds’ migratory patterns.

o   Meet: Drop in 7am to 11am, Holland Park Wildlife Area

  • Cost: FREE

o   Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park


Fungi Foray

Saturday 3 November

Search Holland Parks 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.

o   Meet: 2 to 4pm, Holland Park Ecology Centre

  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

o   Sponsored by the Friends of Holland Park



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