1st Tuesday of the month, 9.30 – 11am, Wibbas Down Inn, 6 Gladstone Road SW19 1QT
A get-together for those interested in environmental and community issues and an opportunity to exchange ideas and plan how to make Merton a healthier, happier and more sustainable place.
Merton Green Parents
Every Wednesday, 10.30am, Coffee in the Wood, 99 High Street, Colliers Wood SW19 2JF
Merton Green Parents is the perfect group for people who want to make their parenting journey a more sustainable one. The group (for parents and children) regularly meet up to share hints, tips and recommendations for environmentally friendly parenting, supporting each other through their parenting and sustainable journeys.
Wimbledon Beekeepers’ Association
1st Monday of the month, 7.30pm, The Snuff Mill, Morden Hall Park, Morden Hall Road, Morden SM4 5JD
The Wimbledon Division of the Surrey Beekeepers’ Association is an organisation of Beekeepers, who operate in the London Borough of Merton and its surrounding areas. Each year, they organise beginners’ courses and a variety of educational and social events for members.
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Phipps Bridge Community Garden
Every Wednesday morning (weather dependent), 10am – 2pm, Phipps Bridge Allotments – access via the alleyway at the end of New Close SW19 2SY
Are you keen to get involved in community food growing in Merton? Want to enjoy the benefits of working on local land? Sustainable Merton is looking for new recruits to join the Phipps Bridge Allotments community garden crew! Come along every Wednesday and help maintain the garden, which now produces a regular supply of fruit and vegetables. All ages welcome and no experience needed.
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Christchurch Community Garden
Fridays, 10am – 12pm, 58 Christchurch Road, Colliers Wood SW19 2NY
Join local volunteers at the weekly workday to help with general maintenance and upkeep of the garden.
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2nd Saturday of the month, 10am – 12pm, High Path SW19 2JY
Join the High Path Community Association team to help maintain the garden and historic land.
Mitcham Community Orchard & Gardens
Last Saturday of the month, Fieldgate Lane, Mitcham CR4 3AL
Help locals volunteers care for one of Mitcham’s hidden treasures! Fun for all the family. Event times variable – contact the team for more info.
Community Clean Ups
Figge’s Marsh Community Clean Ups
Every 2nd Saturday of the month, 10am, meet by the corner of London Road and Gorringe Park Avenue
The Friends of Figge’s Marsh group will provide some litter pickers but recommend that you also bring gardening gloves. All litter picking events are supported by The Gorringe Park pub.
Wandle Park Litter Pick
Last Sunday of the month, 11am – 1pm, meet at Colliers Wood tube station SW19 2HR
Join the Merton Green Party for their monthly clean-up of Wandle Park – focusing on collecting recyclables. Meet at Colliers Wood tube station (SW19 2HR) at 11am, or join the group in the park after that.
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Wimbledon Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday, 9am-1pm, Wimbledon Park Primary School, Havana Road, SW19 8EJ
A chance to get your groceries direct from local farmers. For updates on the market, visit the Facebook page.
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