Category Archives: Well Being

Summer Festival on Twitter

The Summer Festival was a sunny celebration of our neighbourhood this year.

Queen’s Park Summer Festival 2022

Queen’s Park Summer Festival returns for the 18th year!
Summer has arrived and so has the Queen’s Park Summer Festival! This year’s festival is jam packed with live music and entertainment, family sports and games, delicious food, activities, entertainment for over 50s and so much more.

Definitely an event not to be missed.  We will be gardening for a couple of hours beforehand.

Keep an eye on the QPCC WebsiteFacebookInstagram  or Twitter for updates.
Sat 6th August 2022 – 12pm to 6pm –Queen’s Park Gardens – Ilbert Street –  W10 4QJ

11:00: Dog Show and Wildlife Show
12:00 – 18:00: Stalls, Live entertainment and more! 

Join us for the August Community Clean Up on Sunday 7th August from 11am to 1pm (assembling in the park).

Your Park! Your Neighbourhood! Your Community! Get Involved!

Beginners Gardening Course

WAES and HCGA are holding a free, month long gardening course for beginners, covering a different topic each week.

Thursday 28th April 2022 at Queen’s Park Gardens 1:30pm to 3pm: Seed Sowing – How, When & Where.
Thursday 5th May 2022 at Queen’s Park Gardens 1:30pm to 3pm: Knowing your weeds, looking at common annual & perennial weeds (plant ID), different weeding techniques for each, use of edible and medicinal weeds.
Thursday 12th May 2022 at Queen’s Park Gardens 1:30pm to 3pm: Sustainable Gardening, composting (garden/leaf), making comfrey/nettle feed, growing for pollinators, using peat-free potting compost- what is it & why it’s essential.
Thursday 19th May 2022 at Queen’s Park Gardens 1:30pm to 3pm: Plant your Own Hanging basket.
Thursday 26th May 2022 – 10am to 2pm: Visit to Kew Gardens.

This gardening course is free, all you need to do is…

*Complete an enrolment form
*Show your ID at enrolment
*Be a resident of Westminster borough
*Attend every week

FOR INFO AND BOOKINGS please email: bookings@nullhcga.org.uk

Spring Colour

It is lovely to see people enjoying our park.


We have begun our new schedule of regular, weekly Wildlife Area sessions on Saturdays.

Our next session is organised for Saturday, 19th March 2022, starting at 10 am and running through the morning until 1 pm.  You are welcome to join us at any time within those hours, for as little or long as you like.

We meet in the Wildlife Area of Queen’s Park Gardens with all equipment provided – just wear sensible clothing and bring plenty of enthusiasm. You can turn up for as long or as short a time as you want. We will be working in the open air with social distancing and as always, weather permitting!

Our schedule of sessions for the rest of March, are as follows:

Saturday 26th March 2022

We look forward to seeing you soon.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please drop us a line via the Contact Form.


Covid-19: You can find the details of our sessionshere. We will be working in the open air with social distancing and as always, weather permitting!
Ulla is running her Thursday morning sessions. More details here.
If you use the Wildlife Area, please respect those who are seeking a quiet area, free from joggers and dogs.

5th March 22 session

The weather was kind to us on Saturday.

Ray tidied the brambles before joining the rest of the team to turn the compost heap.

Our next session is organised for Saturday, 12th March 2022, starting at 10 am and running through the morning until 1 pm. You are welcome to join us at any time within those hours, for as little or long as you like.

We meet in the Wildlife Area of Queen’s Park Gardens with all equipment provided – just wear sensible clothing and bring plenty of enthusiasm. You can turn up for as long or as short a time as you want. We will be working in the open air with social distancing and as always, weather permitting!

Following on from this Saturday, our schedule of sessions for the rest of March, are as follows:

Saturday 12th March 2022
Saturday 19th March 2022
Saturday 26th March 2022

We look forward to seeing you soon.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please drop us a line via the Contact Form.

Friends’ Gardening Sessions Resumed

 

We are happy to announce we are back in our boots! 

We begin our new schedule of regular, weekly Wildlife Area sessions this Saturday.

Our first session is organised for Saturday, 26th February 2022, starting at 10 am and running through the morning until 1 pm.  You are welcome to join us at any time within those hours, for as little or long as you like.

We meet in the Wildlife Area of Queen’s Park Gardens with all equipment provided – just wear sensible clothing and bring plenty of enthusiasm. You can turn up for as long or as short a time as you want. We will be working in the open air with social distancing and as always, weather permitting!

Following on from this Saturday, our schedule of sessions for March, are as follows:

Saturday 5th March 2022
Saturday 12th March 2022
Saturday 19th March 2022
Saturday 26th March 2022

We look forward to seeing you soon.

If you would like to join our mailing list, please drop us a line via the Contact Form.

Free Healing Course

Our lovely HCGA has joined forces with RBKC to provide a 5 week course to learn the healing properties of herbs.  This takes place in the Canalside Activity Centre by Sainsbury’s.

The first session is from 10am to noon on Wednesday (23rd Feb 2022) so get in touch with bookings@nullhcga.org.uk if you would like to join or need more information.