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Bromley Friends of the Earth
Dates for your Diary
May 1st Tuesday 7.30pm
Bromley FoE's May meeting: Paul de Zylva
Chair of the National Park City Foundation
"How London can be the world's first National Park City"
We are pleased to welcome Paul, better known to us as Friends of the Earth's Senior Nature Campaigner and a friend of Bromley FoE for many years, to talk to us about the initiative to make London a National Park City.
Backed by London Mayor Sadiq Khan and organisationssuch as CPRE and the London Wildlife Trust, the aim is to make London one of the greenest cities on earth, improving air quality, conserving wildlife and developing a green infrastructure to benefit all Londoners.
Friends Meeting House, Ravensbourne Road, Bromley
Bill's Open Garden and Plant Sale:
BFoE stall Bric a brac and raffle. £3 entrance includes tea and cake. 2.30 to 5pm 22
Greencourt Rd. BR5 1QW. Call Bill on 01689 820469 if you need more info.
May 17th to June 30th
The Great British Bee Count:
Download your free app and get recording your bees!
May 26th Bee Bio-Blitz
Jubilee Country Park, 10am-12noon
We would love to see you on Saturday May 26th to help us count bees in the meadow in Jubilee Park, Petts Wood as part of the Great British Bee Count (GBBC). We will be meeting up with members of the Friends of Jubilee in the car park in Tent Peg Lane at 10.30. Then we will walk through to the meadow and count all the bees we find in the meadow, from 11.00 - 12.00. Please bring your mobile! You can download the free app 'The Great British Bee Count' or tweet at #GreatBritishBeeCount, or use the paper forms to record bee sightings. We look forward to seeing you!
Bromley FoE's June meeting:
Continuation of film "Demain" / Tomorrow
Coolings Garden Centre, Knockholt:
BFoE stall 10am to 4pm, setting up from 9.30am. Volunteers needed please to take
shifts to run the stall. This will be an information stall, focussing on the nature
campaign and asking the public to sign postcards to ask the council to adopt a
pollinators action plan. There is a 'Keep it Local' craft fair running that day too.
Keston Countryside Day, Keston Common. 2pm to 5pm.
BFoE stall. A chance to promote all our campaigns and speak to the public.
Volunteers needed please to help run our stall. A pleasant community day with lots of
other local groups including local beekeepers.
Wild Flower Walk Jubilee Park:
10am Blackbrook Lane Car Park. Led by members of the Friends of Jubilee Park.
National Meadows Day, Jubilee Park:
BFoE stall 10.30 to 3.30. Set up from 10am. Volunteers needed please at this new
event for us. We will focus on the Nature campaign and will have activities for
children focusing on bees and butterflies.