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Events for 2014

The Friends of Alexandra Park organised various walks and talks for 2014. 

Full details of each event appeared on our Home page nearer the time, and in our newsletter sent to members each month.

Some of our events for 2014 are described here:


Members Walk  Sunday 16th February 10 am

A new event for this year - members are invited for a walk and talk in the grounds of Alexandra Park.

Winter Tree Walk  Saturday 22nd February, 2pm

See our notes on previous Tree Walks

Spring Clean-up
  Sunday 2nd March, 10 am

Talk:  History of the Park and Palace through postcards Tuesday 4th March, 7.30

Work party:  maintaining the butterfly meadow
Monday 17th March, 10am

Work party:  maintaining the butterfly meadow  Monday 31st March, 2pm

See butterflies for a description of last year's work in the butterfly meadow.

Bat walk
  Wednesday 9th April, 7.30 pm

See notes on previous Bat walks.

Bird walk Sunday 27th April, 8 am

Fungi walk
Saturday 10th May

See Fungi

Barnet Band in The Grove
Sunday 18th May, 2pm

Annual General Meeting Thursday 22nd May, 7.30 in the Information Centre.

Family Mystery Trail Bank Holiday Monday 26th May, 2-4pm

London Met Brass Band in The Grove Sunday 1st June, 2pm

Park History Walk
, featuring the Palace and Park during the First World War.

Wednesday 4th June, 7pm

Moth Evening
Thursday 26th June

See Moths for a report of a previous moth evening, where this picture was taken.

Palace Band in The Grove
, Sunday 6th July, 2pm

Muswell Hill Brass in The Grove
, Sunday 3rd August, 2pm
- 3.30pm

Family Bug HuntSaturday 16th August, 3pm

Bird Walk
, Sunday 31st August

Bat Walk
, Wednesday 24th September

See notes on previous Bat walks.  This picture was taken on one of our Bat Walks in Alexandra Park.

Sensing Nature Walk, Saturday 4th October

An innovative walk with Gordon Peters, who encouraged us to see and listen to the totality of what is around us in the Park. 

Tree Walk
, Sunday 2nd November

See our notes on previous Tree Walks

Fungi Wal
k, Sunday 9th November
See notes on our 2013 fungi walk with Andy Overall

Planting fruit trees

Twenty-four fruit trees were planted in the field behind The Grove Cafe on 3rd December, 2014.  

See Previous Events for a full report.

We are planning similar events for 2015, and will publish them in our newsletters to members, and on this site, as they are finalised.