Mulching day two: Please join us on Nov 18

We had a really successful first mulching session on November 11. A good number of us turned up to weed flowerbeds, remove leaves, and put the mulch down to feed and protect the soil. We also planted some new plants behind the benches, which will look lovely in spring. In addition, we were shown our…

By Editor 2018-11-16 Off

14 amazing Islington facts

I made this a few years ago on a whim. I still find it quite interesting, and thought other Friends might like it, too. It reminds me that Winter is here and it’s possibly a good time to get a local history project off the ground, as this is something lots of members have said…

By Editor 2018-11-13 Off

Mulching: Day 1

  so, it’s not too wet and we have the mulch so here’s a somewhat last minute note to let you know the mulching is going ahead! Bring gloves, shovels, spades and buckets. Starts at 11.05 (after a few moments for rememberance). see you then.

By Editor 2018-11-11 Off

Help the Community Kitchen Garden Project

The Friends of Wray Crescent Park is currently planning a Community Kitchen Garden! There are excellent local examples of this kind of project, including one in Whittington Park (illustrated above). The project aims to: Provide locally grown produce for the benefit of local community Generate further community networking opportunities Develop green sustainable maintenance of Wray…

By Editor 2018-09-23 Off

Next Friends meeting: Sept 19

We’d like to announce that the next Friends of Wray Crescent Open Space meeting will take place on September 19 at 7pm. We will learn a little more concerning the future plans for the pavilion in the park. The existing pavilion has been condemned and the aim is to build a new one for summer…

By Editor 2018-08-25 Off

Free Yoga in the Park

UPDATE: With regret, we’ve had to cancel today’s free yoga session. We are hosting a free special yoga session in the park on August 26 at 3pm. It’s a free Iyengar yoga session. This is a physical form of yoga that develops strength and mobility to boost health and body alignment. It will be quite a…

By Editor 2018-08-21 Off

Welcome to the Friends of Wray Crescent

Welcome to the Friends of Wray Crescent Open Space group. We’re local people who want to help improve our park. We’re all volunteers, we meet regularly and anyone can take part. This site is very new and still under construction, but please bookmark it to find out about future planting and gardening days, special events,…

By Editor 2018-08-21 Off