The Friends of West Ham Park are a group of local residents who love and use the park regularly.  We wanted to find ways to be more involved in the park's present activities and help the park management in the development of its future role in our community. 

  Keep up to date on what we're up to on our Facebook page

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Calendar 2018-19
For more details of each event, check out the sub-menu on the left

Dr Fothergill Event
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June 2019 - time TBC

Last year was such a success, we're going to do something similar again! More details coming soon!

 

Friday 7th December 2018 - 5-6pm

Join us on our lantern walk through the park - after dark!
We'll meet at South Gate (the big gate on Portway) at 5pm and decorate our torches. We'll then walk through the Park (in the dark) to the Bandstand where there will be hot drinks and mince pies!

 

 
Stargazing I
Thursday 10th January 2019 - 6-7pm

Join us on our first of two Star Gazing events this winter. We'll see what constellations we can spot from the park. Meet at Main Gate on Upton Lane about 5.45. Star Gazing is limited to the first 30 people who turn up.
This event is dependent on clear skies — and will be cancelled if the weather is unsuitable. Keep up to date on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
 

 
Big Garden Bird Watch
19th + 20th January 2019 - 10.30am-12pm

We'll meet for a practice Bird Watch and Walk in preparation for the big RSPB event which is a week later. Come along to either day, or both! We'll see what birds are in the park in January
 

 
Stargazing II
Friday 8th February 2019 - 7-8pm

Join us on our second Star Gazing event this winter. We'll see what constellations we can spot from the park. Meet at Main Gate on Upton Lane about 6.45. Star Gazing is limited to the first 30 people who turn up.
This event is dependent on clear skies — and will be cancelled if the weather is unsuitable. Keep up to date on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

 

 
FWHP Meeting
Thursday 21st February 2019 - 7-8.30pm

Want to get involved with us? Do you have any ideas for future events? Come along to one of our friendly meetings and join us in the Scout Hut, Evesham Road, Stratford E15 4AL! Everyone welcome!

 

 
FWHP Meeting
Thursday 18th April 2019 - 7-8.30pm

Want to get involved with us? Do you have any ideas for future events? Come along to one of our friendly meetings and join us in the Scout Hut, Evesham Road, Stratford E15 4AL! Everyone welcome!

 

 
Spring the in the Garden
April 2019 - exact date and time TBC

Both the vegetable and wildlife gardens will be open with activities and bird watching. More details to follow!

 

 
FWHP Meeting & AGM
Thursday 27th June 2019 - 7-8.30pm

Want to get involved with us? Do you have any ideas for future events? Come along to one of our friendly meetings and join us on the Bandstand, West Ham Park, E7 9PU! Everyone welcome!

 

 
Bat Walk I
Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 8.15-9.15pm

We have tiny pipstrelle bats in the park - we don't know whether they actually live in the park but they do feed there, and just after sunset is the best time to see them. So why not come along on one of our popular free Bat Walks and try and see them! Everyone welcome - and it's FREE!
 

 
FWHP Meeting
Thursday 19th September 2019 - 7-8.30pm

Want to get involved with us? Do you have any ideas for future events? Come along to one of our friendly meetings and join us in the Scout Hut, Evesham Road, Stratford E15 4AL! Everyone welcome!

 

 
Bat Walk II
Friday 20th September 2019 - 7.15-8.15pm

We have tiny pipstrelle bats in the park - we don't know whether they actually live in the park but they do feed there, and just after sunset is the best time to see them. So why not come along on one of our popular free Bat Walks and try and see them! Everyone welcome - and it's FREE!

 

 
Newham's Biggest Leaf Pile
Sunday 10th November 2019 - 1.30-4pm

Our biggest and best - and dirtiest - event of the year! And we had the Mayor of Newham here last year (we obviously can't promise she'll come again but she DID have a great time!) So come along and rake up some leaves and help us make a HUGE leaf pile - the bigger the better! And then WE GET TO JUMP ON THE LEAF PILE AND HAVE LOTS OF FUN! All ages welcome!

 

 
FWHP Meeting
Thursday 28th November 2019 - 7-8.30pm

Want to get involved with us? Do you have any ideas for future events? Come along to one of our friendly meetings and join us in the Scout Hut, Evesham Road, Stratford E15 4AL! Everyone welcome!

 

 
Park in the Dark
Friday 6th December 2019 - 5-6.15pm

Join us on our lantern walk through the park - after dark! We meet at South Gate to decorate our torches before setting off for a guided walk through the park to the Bandstand where we'll be met with festive tunes, mince pies and warm drinks!
Please bring a torch for us to decorate - or bring one already decorated!
Everyone welcome so come along!

 
 
Your favourite tree 2016

The votes are all in and counted and we have a winner - a Beech Tree won
But we had the same number of votes for the Copper Beech and the Common Beech - so they both won!  










                                                                                       The Friends of West Ham Park                                                                                       
 Last updated 6 December 2018

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