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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 spirit of Bushy Park: Poetry recital with guitar music

Readings from Jeewan Ramlugun’s new book of poems ‘Bushy Park’ accompanied by guitar music.

Proceeds to the local charities: The Friends of Bushy and Home Park and The Ataker Kraus Trust & the Down’s Syndrome Association.

VENUE: ‘La Cloche at the Lion’ pub – nestled between Bushy Park, Teddington and Hampton Wick.
27 Wick Road Teddington TW11 9DN 8977 4778 lion@laclochepub.com

ACTORS: Sheila Lee, June West and Paul Alexander

MUSIC: The Alexander/Robinson Guitar Duo.

THE EVENT: will take place in the very comfortable setting of the pub’s dining area.

THE AUDIENCE: can order drinks, nibbles, starters or a full 3 course meal from 7 pm onwards while being serenaded from 7.30 pm onwards with the Jazz Guitar playing of Charles Alexander and Andy Robinson.

THE RECITAL: 27 poems from Jeewan’s new book of poetry, all inspired by walks in Bushy Park, will start at 8 pm with an introduction from Jeewan. The poems will be interspersed with jazz guitar pieces like, Honeysuckle Rose, Walk Don’t Run, Travels and there will be a photo carousel projected on to a cinema screen portraying aspects of Bushy Park.

DRINKS AND FOOD: can be ordered throughout the entertainment.
People are welcome to stay on afterwards to talk to Jeewan, the actors and musicians, and enjoy good company in a convivial atmosphere.

For full details, click here

Tickets can be obtained through Eventbrite. Book early to avoid disappointment.

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