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.

Download our Ecology events list (3Mb), or pick up a copy from the centre, parks reception or your local RBKC library.

Nature Photography Walk

Saturday 1 June

Learn the practical skills of wildlife photography to take inspiring shots of nature. Join professional photographer Bruce Tanner for tuition during this guided walk around Holland Park. Suitable for any cameras, including camera phones. This event marks the launch of our Wildlife Photography Competition and is in partnership with the Sustainable Travel Team.

Meet: 2 to 4pm, Holland Park Ecology Centre

  • Cost: FREE

o   Booking essential: email cycling@rbkc.gov.uk or phone 020 7361 4259

Butterfly and Moth Walk

Saturday 15 June

Investigate the butterflies and moths found in Holland Park with butterfly recorder Andrew Wood. Start by discovering which species have been attracted into the moth trap and then take a guided walk to seek out butterflies.

 

o   Meet: 10 to 11.30am, Holland Park Ecology Centre

  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

 

Summer Tree Walk: The Basics

Thursday 4 July

Join us and learn how to hone your identification skills of trees in leaf using examples found in the park. Led by one of the Ecology Team, this walk gives a basic introduction to native tree species found in Holland Park.

 

  • Meet: 6.30 to 8pm, Holland Park Ecology Centre
  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

 

Wild Plants of Holland Park

Thursday 18 July

Join botanist, Dr Mark Spencer, to explore Holland Park’s wild plants and flowers. Discover how to identify different plants on this evening walk and learn fascinating botanical facts.

 

  • Meet: 6.30 to 8pm, Holland Park Ecology Centre
  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

 

Urban Owls

Thursday 25 July

Learn more about the owls and other birds of prey which live in the parks and gardens of London and other cities. An illustrated talk by Zoe Smith from the Hawk and Owl Trust.

 

  • Meet: 6.30 to 8pm, Holland Park Ecology Centre
  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

 

Damselflies and Dragonflies Walk

Saturday 27 July

David Darell-Lambert, an expert in the study of dragonflies and damselflies, will lead a walk around Holland Park looking for these aerial acrobats. Learn how to identify different species and find out more about their fascinating lifecycle.

 

  • Meet: 1 to 3pm, Holland Park Ecology Centre
  • Cost: FREE
  • Booking essential

 

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