Fun in Nature and Volunteering Sat 24th March


Making seed bombs and sowing broad beans 10.30-1pm Sat 24th March – all welcome

Learn about nature and enjoy the outdoors. This week we will be sowing broad beans and making wild flower seed bombs.

You can also volunteer and help clear paths, plan the food growing space and this week we need help loading up the skip. There is something for everyone to get involved.

Latest events March



‪Thursday 22nd March volunteering 12-3pm. Friday 23rd March the last indoor Winter Wild session at PLACE Ladywell – learn all about herbs all welcome. Full details and booking via the Whats On page.

This week – veg scrap growing, sowing chillies and making bug spray

Dont forget you can volunteer every Thursday 12-3pm – this week we are planting our espalier and fan fruit trees and clearing a space for a polytunnel.

Our indoor Winter Wild sessions continue every Friday 11.15-2.30 until the end of March at Place Ladywell and this week 23rd Feb we will be growing for veg scraps (last entry 1.30)

On Saturday 24th Feb 10.30-1pm we have a Fun in Nature session plus volunteering and will be sowing chillies and making a natural bug spray (last entry 12.30pm)

Fun whatever your age. Please book via the Whats on Page and sometimes places are limited.

Activities and half terms ideas

Our latest activities for February – see the whats on page for full details, times and to book a place

Thursday 8th – help us build our shed base

Friday 9th – make bird feeders (PlaceLadywell)

Sat 10th – sorry cancelled sow broad beans and bug hunt plus volunteering

Thursday 15th – make a mini pond and natural trail

Friday 16th – make seed bombs (PlaceLadywell)


Wassail – celebrate our fruit trees Sat 3rd Feb

Saturday 3rd Feb 2.30-6pm – celebrate our fruit trees with cider, apple juice and campfire food.

In conjunction with the Orchard Project.

Join us in the ancient custom of visiting orchards and singing to the trees to promote a good harvest. We will be making instruments, learning how to play a ukulele, having a procession and drinking mulled cider and apple juice plus eating campfire food. Please bring any instruments and a torch.
Instrument making from 2.30pm
Ukulele lession 3.30pm
The wassail procession 4.15pm followed by food and drink.

All welcome and any age.
Please book so we know numbers


At our indoor Winter Wild session this week 2/3 you can also learn how to make spice bags for the mulled cider/apple juice. Full details on the Whats on Page. Please book as places limited.

Events and activities this week

RSPBIts a busy week and all welcome to any event. Please book via the Whats On page and click on the event.

25th – Thursday 12-3pm volunteering and this week we will be planting some apple tress and getting the site ready for our polytunnel and preparing for our wassail on Sat 3rd Feb.

25th Thursday 5.30-8.30pm The Wild Cat Wilderness is a Rushey Green Time Bank project and we have our AGM at Place Ladywell. Celebrate what our wonderful volunteers have achieved across Lewisham. All welcome including food.

26th Friday 11.15-2.30 Winter wild indoor garden arts and crafts at Place Ladywell we will be painting terracotta pots ready for sale.

28th Sunday 10.30-12.30 Learn about birds and the take part in the RSPB Big garden bird watch at the Wilderness.


Community Planning Event Jan 20th 1.30-3.15 with lunch

Help plan for the future of the Wild Cat Wilderness
– have your say and have some fun.



We will be celebrating what we have achieved over the last 3 years, talking about some plans for 2018 and you have the opportunity to plan for the future of the Wilderness. Whatever that might be!

Everyone of any age is welcome to join in and it will be fun. So whether you are a volunteer, a Time Bank member, been to events and activities, attend a forest school, visited with another group or just live locally please come along and support your local Wilderness.

Saturday 20th January at Place Ladywell – 1.30pm for soup and bread lunch for a start at 2pm. Finish around 3.15pm

Rushey Green Time Bank Office, 261 Lewisham High Street
next to the Good Hope café. Entrance via Market Place shops.

If you can let us know you can coming that would be great by booking here
so we know how much soup to make otherwise just turn up on the day