Meet the Community on Social Prescribing Day Thursday 14th March 2024

Come and meet some of the amazing community organisations working in the Loughborough Junction and Myatt’s Fields areas of South London, all offering a variety of volunteering opportunities and ideas for staying active and healthy. Meet the Loughborough Farm, a community food growing project; the team from Myatt’s Fields Park; and Healthy Living Platform and their food pantries. Meet at Akerman Health Centre, 60 Patmos Road London SW9 6AF from 2:30pm-4pm.

Loughborough Farm Market Saturday 2 March 2024 11am-3pm

Loughborough Farm hold their monthly market on the first Saturday of the month. They sell indoor and outdoor plants to raise money for the farm.

The Platform Cafe Book Store Pop Up 7-10 & 14-17 March 2024

In March The Platform Café will host a Book Garden Pop up selling a wide range of fantastic second hand books, from great reads, to art and music inspiration, food, poetry and nature. Alongside there will be free drop in paper craft workshops and Zine making re-using old books.

Loughborough Farm Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop 22 Feb 2024 1:30pm-4pm

Hands on pruning, propagating and planting fruit bushes to take home. We will cover apple and pear pruning too.

Wassail at Loughborough Farm on Saturday 10 February 2024 12pm-2:30pm

Loughborough Farm are having their annual Wassail this Saturday 10 February at midday. This is a mid-winter tradition to celebrate Loughborough Junction’s fruit trees. Meet at Loughborough Farm for live folk music and hot spiced apple juice, followed by a walk around Wyck Forest Garden to bless the orchard.

Wellbeing Festival at Wyck Gardens SW9 7AH on Friday 21 June 3-7pm

Wellbeing Festival with fun for all the family. Workshops and activities to help you stay fit and healthy with lots of tips to help you maintain your health throughout your life. There will be music and dance; free food; and a bouncy castle and face painting. The event is being organised by Thriving Vassall and Coldharbour, Ecosystem Coldharbour, and Chips. For more information you can ring Thriving on 07799 621 582 and Ecosystem Coldharbour on 07983 437 215

LJWorks Launch Event 14 June 2023

Loughborough Junction SW9 7FA 3pm – 8pm. Everyone is welcome – free family-friendly event with music, food, activities and a tour of the LJWorks site where work spaces are now available to rent. See website for details

London Festival of Architecture – Events at Loughborough Farm 10 June 2023

A month long celebration of architecture & city-making, taking place every June across London. Common Gardens is an event series between Loughborough Farm and South Bank University. Click through to Eventbrite for a day of workshops at the Farm including composting workshop. DIY renewable energy, laughter yoga, Kids planting workshop and DIY.

Volunteer needed at The Grove Adventure Playground

Passionate about children’s play?  LJAG is looking for a volunteer for Grove  Adventure Playground, our magical playground in Gordon Grove, who loves a spreadsheet.  The volunteer’s job will be to collect data on registrations (we are going electronic), attendance at our playground and its various projects. Commitment:  around 2 hours a week.  If you would like to come in for a chat please contact [email protected].

LJAG is looking for volunteers to help water and care for the planters on Coldhabour Lane.

LJAG and Father Nature are looking to recruit a volunteer crew happy to turn out regularly to help maintain and beautify the planters along Coldharbour Lane. Get in touch by emailing [email protected] and we will be in touch.