Project Summary

Starting in November 2017 this 1 & half years community project shall focus on the historical & natural heritage of Knights Hill Wood and Tivoli Park.

Through the project activities historic heritage research techniques, practical nature conservation and wildlife identification techniques will be taught. We shall teach these techniques in order to preserve the heritage and increase the wildlife biodiversity of Knights Hill Wood and Tivoli Park for future generations.

A series of free activities will be run including activities at both sites open to the general public and tailor made for youth groups / community groups / schools.

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Natural Heritage Activities

Woodland conservation activities that will contribute to Lambeth Woodlands Habitat Action Plan

Nature walks, surveys & ID – run by wildlife experts

Wild food workshop

Forest school – nature activities run for children / families

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Historic Heritage Activities

Research of historical facts on Internet, at Lambeth Archives and other locations

Lambeth Archives staff training on how to research archives records

Historical maps and photos sourced at archives and other locations

Oral history training for volunteers

Members of general public interviewed about their memories of the sites

Creation of booklet and film highlighting natural and historical facts

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The project will also make capital improvements to the sites

New Tivoli Park entrance sign

2 new benches with plaques containing historical facts about sites