Wild Weekend at Woodberry Wetlands
Thursday 30th March 2017
Woodberry Wetlands by Penny Dixie
Celebrate London’s wild side with a weekend of free, wildlife-themed events at Woodberry Wetlands, a stunning nature reserve opened by Sir David Attenborough last year.
This free two-day event is designed to appeal to everyone, from experienced wildlife fans to nature-novices who are curious about London’s wild side!
Our Wild Weekend at Woodberry Wetlands is a free festival for all ages, celebrating nature in the heart of London over the weekend of 29-30th April 2017.
Created from a freshwater reservoir previously shut to the public, Woodberry Wetlands is now one of London Wildlife Trust’s top visitor attractions, with reedbeds and wildflowers providing a haven for birds, butterflies and dragonflies.
The Wild Weekend will take place over Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th April. Visitors will be able to enjoy free wildlife workshops, stimulating talks and debates, a live music stage, guided walks and family activities for all ages.
Refreshments will be available from the fully licensed Coal House Café and an outdoor Farmers Market will be selling locally produced organic food, drinks, crafts and more. Woodberry Wetlands is just a ten-minute walk from Manor House tube station on the Piccadilly Line.
This free two-day event is designed to appeal to everyone, from experienced wildlife fans to nature-novices who are curious about London’s wild side. The festival takes place exactly one year after Woodberry Wetlands first opened its doors to the public, the reservoir having previously been fenced off for almost 200 years.
Entrance to the festival is free, as are all workshops, talks, tours and other activities, with no advance booking required. Activities will take place between 9:00am and 6:00pm each day, at various locations across the nature reserve.
If you are curious about London’s nature and wildlife make a date for this Wild Weekend and discover just how much wildlife lives alongside us in London, from tiny tadpoles to powerful birds of prey.
For the full programme of events see www.woodberrywetlands.org.uk/events/wild-weekend