Events

Here you can keep tabs on our attendance at events across London many of which are open to the public


Beeswax cosmetics workshop Wednesday 29th March 2017
The Drovers Centre, North Road, Holloway N7 9EY 2pm-4pm

Learn how to make a range of home made natural and skin nourishing hand-creams, lip balms, soaps and furniture polish using plant and vegetable oils with beeswax. Participants will also learn how to make simple candles.

contact Anita@octopuscommunities.org.uk
Rooftop Beekeeping Course
Saturday 20th May 2017 12 noon to 4pm
Upper Richmond Road, Putney

This course is an introduction to roof top beekeeping and intended to supplement a full beginners beekeeper training package. Full details on our courses page. 

Places on this course can be purchased via the online store. Cost £25 includes lunch.
Pop Up garden centre at the Andover Estate, Islington. Saturday 20th May 12 noon to 3pm

Were supporting Octopus Communities with a major event at their pop up garden centre in Islington. Come along to learn about efforts to green the Borough of Islington, Learn about bees, make a rolled candle and see the Apicultural observation hive.

Free
Natural Bees wax Cosmetics and Candles workshop Sunday 4th June 2017 1pm-5pm the Sloan Centre, Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
 
Learn how to make a range of home made natural and skin nourishing hand-creams, lip balms, soaps and furniture polish using plant and vegetable oils with beeswax. Participants will also learn how to make simple candles.

Numbers limited, Booking essential 
http://www.fothcp.org/public-learning-events
Early Summer Bee Identification Walk
Saturday 17th June 1pm - 3pm meet outside the Sloan Centre, Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

In 2016 Mark recorded almost 50 species of wild bee living in Tower Hamlets Cemetery. Join him to learn about the summer bees which make the cemetery park their home, how to identify bees in the field for beginners and how to submit your sightings to contribute to scientific understanding of bees in london.'

On this walk you will see different species of bee to those found on the spring walk.

Booking essential http://www.fothcp.org/public-learning-events
Wildlife friendly gardening 
Thursday 10th August 6.30-8.30pm 
The Sloan Centre, Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

During this workshop we'll teach you techniques to attract beneficial wildlife into your garden or allotment and show you how you can evaluate your spaces potential to give wildlife a home.

Booking essential http://www.fothcp.org/public-learning-events


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