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6:00pm, Wednesday June 26th, 2024

Barnes Green Pond, SW13 9HE

Evening History Walk on Barnes Common (London Rivers Week)

Evening History Walk on Barnes Common (London Rivers Week)

6:00pm, Wednesday June 26th, 2024

Barnes Green Pond, SW13 9HE

Join BCL's Chair, Mike Hildesley for an evening walk on the Common, with a focus on the Beverley Brook and the ponds.

Join us during London Rivers Week for an evening history walk led by our Chair, Mike Hildesley. With a focus on the Beverley Brook and the ponds, you will enjoy Mike's enthusiastic and knowledgeable talk, with anecdotes and facts about the history of Barnes Common.

Find out about the usefulness of village ponds and what makes a healthy river, learn about how our reedbeds improve flood resilience and what important craft material osier beds produce, the water quality of Beverley Brook and lots more.

This walk will start and finish on Barnes Green in front of the OSO.

This walk takes place outdoors and as such please dress appropriately for the weather and wear sturdy footwear.

If the weather is warm, you may wish to bring a bottle of water.

To keep up to date with all Barnes Common events, why not become a friend. It is fun, free and easy to join by copying this link:

https://barnescommon.org.uk/membership

Tickets:

All proceeds from ticket sales support future learning and conservation activities and we would encourage you, if you can, to pay full price. We do not want cost to be a barrier to our activities, so if for any reason you are unable to pay for the full price tickets, we have a limited number of discounted concession tickets, please contact [email protected] for more details.

Refund policy:

Unfortunately we are unable to issue refunds on cancellations made within 2 weeks of the event. In some circumstances, we may be able to offer a rebooking for a similar event. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.