Turkey Oak

Park volunteering during lockdown

Following the announcement of a new national lockdown we have suspended our group gardening and litter-picking activities. There are still ways you can help.

AGM text

Annual General Meeting – Tuesday 12 January 2021 at 7pm

Join us at our AGM at 7pm on Tuesday, 12 January, which will include a look back and a look forward to the year ahead.

stable block

Update on the Stable Block

We are sorry to report that plans for this derelict building to become a home for South London and Maudsley NHS Trust’s Recovery College are no longer proceeding. Lambeth Council is now seeking expressions of interest from potential occupiers.

November pond update from Lambeth Council

Lambeth recently updated the Friends on investigations into the water shortage in the main pond, as well as short and long-term solutions.

Thank you to our gardening volunteers

Since August our gardening volunteers have been hard at work transforming the two long flower beds outside the Labyrinth Garden.

Froglife’s toad mural and nature trail

Froglife recently commissioned a mural in the park and have produced a free nature trail activity.

Late light, late squirrel

Winners of the Photography Competition 2020

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Friends of Ruskin Park Photography Competition 2020

Bandstand concert

Looking after our bandstand

The bandstand is a rare heritage feature of Ruskin Park, designed in the Edwardian age for music performances. It is quite fragile and should not be climbed on, or used for heavy exercise and equipment, or parties.