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Nature writing for beginners with Amanda Tuke, nature writer and naturalist

Sunday, June 23, 2024

2pm-3.30pm
Sunday 23 June, Sunday 7 July, Sunday 21 July
A course of 3 workshops for adults or accompanied children aged 11 and over* 

(*only one child per adult)
Part of the Lambeth Readers & Writers Festival in collaboration with West Norwood Library
Urban nature writer and naturalist Amanda Tuke will be leading three 90-minute nature-writing workshops in West Norwood Cemetery.  You’ll get most from the workshops if you come to all three, and do the easy post-workshop exercises. Alternatively, each workshop could be taken as a standalone session. See different booking links below.
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Norwood Forum Wellbeing Walk

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

12.30-1.30pm
This is completely FREE, no booking required, but for your first time, please arrive 10mins early to allow for registration.
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Getting Out There: Stroll and a Cuppa

Friday, July 19, 2024

12.00noon-12.40pm
Getting Out There: Stroll and a Cuppa run by L'Arche - for people of all ages, with and without learning disabilities.
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SLBI Seasonal Botanical Survey of West Norwood Cemetery

Saturday, July 20, 2024

11am-12.30pm
Join Amanda Tuke and Roy Vickery for the 9th in their series of surveys recording wild plants at West Norwood Cemetery. This is one of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ cemeteries of London, and a site of major historical, architectural and ecological interest.
This is free to attend, with a £5 donation, please book your place here.
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Urban birdwatching for beginners with urban nature writer Amanda Tuke

Saturday, July 20, 2024

8.30am-10am
Join naturalist and nature writer Amanda Tuke in the Cemetery before it opens to the public. Amanda writes the 30-minute birder column in Bird Watching Magazine, the UK’s best-selling magazine for birders, and is fascinated by different ways of learning bird identification. This completely FREE event is suitable for adults and accompanied children aged 11+ (only one child per adult).
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Crystal Palace and its links to West Norwood Cemetery: The Norwood Society

Saturday, July 27, 2024

11am-12noon
Join Selina Rice, Lambeth Tour guide, for a tour of West Norwood Cemetery often viewed as the Millionaires Graveyard after the 1840s focusing on those who had a connection to Crystal Palace the area and the structure in the late 1800s.

Monologue - a competition to showcase the talent and creativity of young actors 18-25yrs

Saturday, July 27, 2024

This exciting and unique project is part of the West Norwood Cemetery: A New Beginning National Lottery Heritage Fund programme of work that seeks to conserve the Cemetery’s magnificent landscape and built structures, as well as offer new experiences and facilities to increase community use.

This project - led by Lambeth’s inaugural Poet Laureate Abstract Benna - is a competition to showcase the talent and creativity of young actors 18-25 years old, providing them with a career elevating platform to shine.
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