How to grow a community parklet !

Brenda’s inspiring community parklet in Hackney

The latest in the #NurtureIslington series giving people ideas on how to help mitigate climate change – this one, held on 23 February, was all about how to grow a community parklet. Hear what Brenda Peuch had to say about the process and the patience needed in creating these enchanting green oases in our car-filled streets.

#Nurture Islington

Here’s our calendar of events – lots of super interesting webinars and events with more being added all the time; for more details go to our dedicated page and sign up ! And if you’ve missed some of our previous ones, you can listen again, or see the slides.

  • 30 November: Launch with David Saddington and our speakers
  • 7 December: Environmentally Sustainable Diet
  • 13 January: Why we should care abour birds in a climate emergency

  • 26 January:  How to grow a forest
  • 23 February:  Creating a  community parklet
  • 6 March: Site visit to parklet
  • 15 March: Connecting the NHS and health to the climate crisis 
  • 20 March: I-Spy & Footways Spring Walk
  • 21 April: Healthy streets are climate safe streets

If you missed Mike from Islington Swifts – don’t worry, we’ve recorded his presentation !

Keep an eye out for new webinars, walks and other events on our dedicated page ; next up on 26 January is Lucy of Islington Clean Air Parents talking about How to grow a forest and then on 23 Febuary, Brenda of the London Parklet Campaign is leading a digital workshop on how to build your own parklet

More dates announced in our Nurture series of webinars and events !

Following our launch in November and the first webinar in December, we are really looking forward to the new year when we will be welcoming Mike from Islington Swifts on 13 January and Lucy from Islington Clean Air Parents on 26 January. More details on our dedicated page for Nurture: the Environment and you – working together to protect and restore.

Nurture : The Environment and you – working together to protect and restore

Really excited to announce the launch of a series of informative, empowering and fun workshops. Sign up for our launch on 30 November with David Saddlington and our workshop leaders; read more about the series and, of course, be inspired. This series of events will run well into 2022 and will be a mixture of Zoom and outdoor sessions.

Pssst ! Green workshops coming up soon !

Treepit in full bloom

We are working with many community groups and the council on a series of green workshops to be held online and starting towards the end of November. Call it a green evening class, a practical guide to sustainability in your everyday lives. Lots of planning ongoing so keep an eye out for more information – if you want to know what YOU can do to address the climate emergency, then one of our workshops might just be for you. Look out for many of the groups and individuals on this site !