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Events Diary For City Of London Commons
Coulsdon, Kenley, Farthing Downs, Riddlesdown, Spring Park, West Wickham. City of London Commons website Link
Note: It is suggested that a check is made first that an event is definitely taking place by contacting the details of relevant websites and / or phone numbers etc, first, before travelling. Please ring or email for more details. Telephone:01372 279083 or Email:
Riddlesdown & Coulsdon Commons
This coming festive season we have a packed event schedule to give you lots of ideas of things to do in the run up to Christmas. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the whole event.
Kenley Wartime Christmas Workshop
Monday 18 December 2017, 10am-
T’is the season to be creative! The Kenley Revival team invites you to come to The Arc anytime between 10am and 2pm, and join us in making Christmas wartime crafts. Suitable for 0 – 7 years. Free of charge and everything made can be taken home to enjoy for Christmas! Have a look on our website for more information.
Christmas Stories on Coulsdon Common
Friday 22 December 2017, 6pm-
As the shadows gather and the firelight flickers, now is the time to brighten the long nights with storytelling. After a walk across the Common we will sit by the fire roasting marshmallows and listen to more Christmas stories. Suitable for children at age 4 and older. Suggested donation £3 per child, booking required, please contact us: 01372 279083
Santa`s Reindeer Trail on Kenley Common, Saturday 23 December 2017, 12pm-
This Christmas Eve Eve, Santa’s reindeer will be very busy on Kenley Common making you a festive activity trail. Come and explore the woodlands, make your own reindeer decoration and get a magical prize at the end! This self-
Chain Gang -
Sunday 10 December, 10am-
The New Hill Billies have been continuing the clearance of the permissive ride on the south west side of Farthing Downs (near the car park). We hope to complete the task this month.
Tuesday 12 December, 10am-
Join us for a day of Hedgelaying along Hayes Lane.
Thursday 14 December, 10am-
West Wickham Commons
Come along for our event at the West Wickham Commons:
Wreath making event on Spring Park
Sunday 17 December 2017, 10am-
Get into the festive spirit at our Christmas wreath making workshop. Create your own holly wreath to take home. This event is suitable for the whole family. Suggested donation £3 per wreath, booking required, please contact us: 01372 279083
New Year Ramble
Saturday 6 January 2018, 1pm-
Join Ranger Vicky for a good old ramble to walk off some of the season’s excesses and enjoy the National Nature Reserve. No booking necessary. Able walkers, dogs on leads and older children welcome on this robust walk over uneven terrain. Meet at Ashtead Estate Office (Woodfield Road, KT212DU). Please wear sturdy walking boots or similar and dress appropriately for the weather on the day. It is likely to be very muddy underfoot!
Estate Team Volunteers
Mondays, 10am, Estate Office
Would you like to help look after gates, signs, noticeboards and other infrastructure of the Common? Then our estate team is the volunteer group for you. Tel 01372 279083.
Riddlesdown Common -
Sanderstead SNT Police Meeting
The next ‘Ward Panel Public Meeting’ will be held at Riddlesdown Collegiate, Honister Heights, on Wednesday 24 January 2018 at 6.30pm
RRA AGM -