Winter Fair 2017

Come to our Winter Fair 2017. A festive treat for the whole family! Each year our events prove exciting and unique. We are expecting this one to deliver. Children’s activities, cakes, a present stall, hot food, refreshements and much more will be on offer! Sydenham Garden events run to raise money, enabling us to continue…

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15k fundraising walk – a rambling success!

Green Spaces Walk, a rambling success! An intrepid bunch of ramblers from Sydenham Garden set out on 24th September! Not only did they manage to complete the route, they raised in excess of £4000 doing it! This ranks as quite possibly the most successful single fundraising event Sydenham Garden has ever put on. The walk…

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15th Anniversary Commemorative Calendar

  Our beautiful 15th Anniversary Commemorative Calendar is now available. Back in 2002, Sydenham Garden, the brainchild of a few local residents was born. Over the last 15 years a neglected nature reserve has turned into what we have today; not one, but two, thriving community gardens which preserve and care for the local nature…

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The 15th Anniversary Green Spaces Walk

Green Spaces Walk It seems that as Sydenham Garden grows and grows as a charity so does the number of fun annual events! This year we are introducing a walk through all of our local parks and green spaces and we would love for anyone who is interested to join us. This is a fundraising…

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Crowdfunding and the Pond Restoration Appeal

Pond Restoration Appeal   For anyone that’s ever visited Sydenham Garden, they know that our pond is really the shining star of our resource centre. Not only is it a peaceful and tranquil addition to our garden, but a hubbub of insect and amphibian life. Playing home to tadpoles, frogs, newts, mayflies, dragon flies, pond…

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A summery newsletter

Summer Newsletter Twice a year we produce a newsletter. Whilst it is impossible to capture everything that happens at Sydenham Garden, our Summer Newsletter gives you a glimpse into the Garden. Subscribers to our friends scheme receive a paper copy a few days before it is made available in electronic format. If you would like…

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We are recruiting!

We are recruiting a new Garden Project Lead SECTOR: Mental Health/Community/Social Care JOB TITLE: Garden Project Lead LOCATION: London Borough Lewisham, SE23 2LW SALARY: £24,000 pro rata HOURS: 21 per week (0.6 FTE) COMPANY NAME: Sydenham Garden CHARITY NUMBER: 1108100 Are you ready for something truly rewarding? We are looking for a responsible, compassionate and…

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The BIG 15th Anniversary Raffle!

The BIG 15th Anniversary Raffle! With 15 years now gone by since Sydenham Garden’s inception, we look to the future with the hope that the charity will continue to flourish for 15, 50 and 100+ years to come! With this in mind, we have decided to hold a large raffle to help to raise money…

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Achievements are wide-ranging and significant

An exciting look at our achievements and challenges, as found through the 2016-17 Annual Evaluation. This year’s evaluation confirms that the level of mental distress suffered by those coming to Sydenham Garden is greater than we have previously recorded. This fact is not surprising in the light of well publicised societal stressors together with fewer…

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15 years of a growing community

15 years of a growing community   The early days The meeting was very well attended – around 40 people if I remember correctly. The year was 2002 and the venue Sydenham Green Health Centre. The purpose – to discuss forming an association to provide gardening and creative activities for local people coping with serious…

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