Events

Spring Bird Walk
08 April 2017 09:30
Meet by the Rookery Cafe at 9.30am. Stroll around the Common looking and listening for the local birds, which will be in full song, and checking whether our summer migrants have arrived. The walk will end around 11.00. Children welcome. Sturdy footwear recommended.

Bat Walk
21 April 2017 20:15
Meet at the Rookery Cafe at 8.15pm. Booking is essential so please email IBoulton@lambeth.gov.uk

Walk With Insects
23 April 2017 10:30
Join Erica McAlister from the British Museum of Natural History for a stroll around Streatham Common hunting for insects. Meet by the Rookery Cafe at 10.30am.

Bird Box Survey
13 May 2017 09:30
Help us find out what birds are using which nest boxes on Streatham Common this year. We shall be watching the boxes to see what species, if any, are going in and out of the boxes, feeding their young. Bring binoculars if you can. Meet by the Rookery Cafe at 9.30am.

Kite Day
14 May 2017 11:00
19th annual Streatham Common Kite Day, 11.00am to 5.00pm.

Plant Walk
02 June 2017 19:00
Botanical expert, Tony Wileman, will lead a walk on Streatham Common identifying the wildflowers and other plants that he comes across. Meet by the Rookery Cafe at 7.00pm. The walk will last for about two hours. It is free but donations to the London Wildlife Trust will be welcome on the day.

Friends of Streatham Common AGM
07 June 2017

Know Your Trees
11 June 2017 14:00
A walk around the Common, led by Dr Iain Boulton of Lambeth Council, who will point out key features of, and facts about, the different tree species that can be found in the area. Meet by the Rookery Cafe at 2.00pm.

Shakespeare in the Rookery
09 July 2017 15:00
The Merry Wives of Windsor is this year's production brought to the Rookery by the Festival Players. Performance starts at 3.00pm. Bring rugs, chairs, picnics etc. Advanced booking at http://www.crbo.co.uk/eventDetail.php?evGrp=145&evId=13857

Moths in Close Up
22 July 2017 09:30
Come and see which beautiful (and not so beautiful) moths have been trapped overnight in the Streatham Common Community Garden. The moth trap will be opened at 9.30am in the Community Garden – entrance door in the brick wall near the sundial in the Rookery's Old English Garden.

Birds of Prey Flying Display
30 July 2017 13:00
A variety of hawks, falcons, owls and other birds of prey will be on display throughout the afternoon, during which there will be two flying displays. A free event but donations welcomed on the day.

Tennis Day
13 August 2017
Details to follow

The Rocks on Which We Stand
20 August 2017 11:00
Meet at the Rookery Cafe at 11am. A gentle guided walk looking at the geology of Streatham Common – how rocks have shaped, and continue to shape, the local area. With Dr Iain Boulton – no geological experience necessary!

Bat Walk
08 September 2017 19:45
Meet at the Rookery Cafe at 7.45pm. Booking is essential so please email IBoulton@lambeth.gov.uk

Scruffs Dog Show
17 September 2017
The annual fun show for Streatham's dogs. Details to be announced