News

Use your loaf!

Over the past year one of our volunteers has been running a campaign promoting duck well-being. It has included workshops, new signs around the lakes, a leaflet explaining what household foods are good for our feathered friends and a recipe which uses stale breadcrumbs to make a delicious cake for you to enjoy from the […]

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Duke of Edinburgh Volunteer

It was the last volunteering session for one of our youth volunteers. Here Eshe tells us about her experience volunteering at the Information Centre ‘I started volunteering at the Information Centre though a programme called Head Start and continued volunteering as a part of my Duke of Edinburgh award scheme. At first I found it […]

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Seasonal Gardener Course at Capel Manor

There is a new gardening course starting on the 15th May at Capel Manor College Learn how to be a seasonal gardener The course includes: Maintaining gardens & borders Sowing vegetables from seed Learning what cultivation means & how to do this Planting and maintaining trees, shrubs & flowers Using a range of tools, equipment […]

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A brand for Crystal Palace Park Trust

Crystal Palace Park will soon be under new management! From next month a charitable trust will start the process of taking responsibility for the governance, management and regeneration of the Park.  After years of uncertainty this will be a new beginning for the Park. The Trust is in the process of establishing itself and will […]

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The Vicar’s Oak – Where four boundaries meet

An exciting community project is creating a new entrance for Crystal Palace Park. Work has started to create a more accessible and attractive entrance for Crystal Palace Park at the top of Anerley Hill. A new path and planting is being created as the final part of the ‘Boundaries’ arts and heritage project. This volunteer […]

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Stereo MC’s and Polarbear headline the 2018 Crystal Palace festival!

The Crystal Palace Festival are passionate about bringing music and the arts back to Crystal Palace Park so they are really excited about the great headliners for 2018. Stereo MC’s have been announced as the headliners on the main stage and Polarbear are headlining the spoken word tent. How exciting! The Crystal Palace Festival have a brand new […]

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The subway, vestibule, terrace and stairs are upgrading to grade II*

Historic England has just finished undertaking a reassessment of the pedestrian subway, vestibule, terrace and stairs beneath Crystal Palace Parade, in order to provide an up-to-date and enhanced List entry. The good news is in and the subway, vestibule, terrace and stairs have been upgraded to grade II* This decision was taken to reflect the fact […]

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Bullfinches in Bromley?

Breeding bullfinch numbers fell by more than 50% from 1970 to 2000 UK numbers have been slowly improving, but there are few records for Bromley. They nest in thick scrub, woodland edge and hedgerows, feeding on berries, buds and seeds. Adults feed their young on insects. Look for the white rump as they fly away. […]

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Get happy by volunteering for the 2018 Crystal Palace Festival

The Crystal Palace Festival guarantee their volunteers a fun and rewarding experience so do read on if that sounds interesting. Whether you would like to just spend some time helping during festival week or would like a more responsible role that gives you experience for your CV, there are many ways of helping us deliver the one […]

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V.Inspired Eco Talent

Are you 16-25 years old? Are you looking for new skills and experience? Are you interested in the environment? Eco-Talent could give you a step up into an exciting new career and the chance to help protect the environment. You’ll: Volunteer for 24 hours per week over 6 month Get incentives and expenses paid Achieve […]

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The Beast from the East won’t stop us…

We enjoyed a little more sunshine for this month’s session which made a refreshing change before the return of the Beast from the East! Our volunteers really got stuck into preparing the ground for sowing wildflower seeds and we were able to see the first signs of spring flowers popping up. Again, it was great […]

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