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Chair’s Welcome

I am delighted as Chair of the Friends to welcome you to our website. Bushy Park and Home Park are two wonderful large green oases in the south west corner of London. Feeling wild, they are natural places with ancient histories, fascinating heritage and superb wildlife. Both are Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) containing rare species. These are places to be enjoyed and conserved. Which is why the Friends exist, campaigning, supporting and protecting the parks, and enhancing visitors’ enjoyment with information, advice and guidance.

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The Arcadian Thames - a Celebration

Monday 31st March – A fundraising event in support of the Thames Landscape Strategy. (The FBHP is a community member of TLS and has supported their recent restoration of the flood plain project in Home Park.)

In the magnificent setting of the Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace.

A specially devised entertainment in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Thames Landscape Strategy tracing the remarkable story of the Arcadian Thames from the Saxons to the present day in words, music and pictures.

With Dame Eileen Atkins, Isla Blair, Nicholas Farrell, Sabina Franklyn, Julian Glover, Stella Gonet, Adrian Grove, (all subject to availability)
The Choir of the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court, Director of Music Carl Jackson
Trevor Alexander, Andrew Bain, Kathryn Hide, Barbara Kennedy, Emma Selway
Music Director James McConnel

Monday 31 March 2014

7 pm Reception in the Cartoon Gallery and presentation of The Richmonds Medal to Sir David Attenborough

8 pm Performance in the Great Hall

Gates will open at 6.45 pm
Tickets £20, £50, £250 (gift aid)

To book email: tlscag2014@gmail.com
or telephone: 020 8948 0643

To raise funds for the Father Thames Trust to support the work of the Thames Landscape Strategy

Walks & Talks

Forthcoming event

Thursday, 22nd Nov 8:00 pm

TALK by John Sheaf, “Bushy Park and the surrounding area in old photographs”

Latest report

On the morning of Saturday 3 November a group of members of the Friends assisted Sharon Evans, the Bushy Park Head Gardener, in planting an area of the Woodland Gardens.

Full report...