Updated: Tennis court refurbishment has started

Lambeth Council's contractor are about to start refurbishing the four tennis courts in Ruskin Park, which means the courts will be unavailable from early September for up to 8 weeks.

Ruskin Park’s Wheat Harvest

Volunteers met at the start of August to harvest the three varieties of wheat and fava beans growing in the park.

Bat Walk – Saturday 8th September, 7.30pm

Join us for a free Bat Walk around Ruskin Park. The walk will last an hour with an introductory talk by Dr Iain Boulton from Lambeth Council. 

Music at the Bandstand on Sunday 15th July – now starting at 12 noon

The concert on 15th July by South London Symphonic Winds will now take place from 12 noon until 2pm, in order to avoid a clash with the World Cup Final.

Successful restoration of Ruskin Park’s Portico shelter

We are delighted to see that work to restore Ruskin Park's Grade II listed Portico shelter has been completed, due to a successful partnership and some expert volunteers.

Summer Music at the Bandstand – Sunday 2nd September, 16th September

Our successful series of concerts at the Bandstand has returned.

Proposal for a Circus Trapeze School

Some residents have received planning proposal notices about a semi-permanent structure going up on the red all-weather pitch, near the tennis courts. Find out more.

Free Bat Walk – Saturday 21st April 8.15pm

Join us for a free guided night time bat walk in Ruskin Park with Dr Iain Boulton and his bat detectors, in partnership with the Friends of Carnegie Library.

Help us raise £5,000 to keep the paddling pool open

We are launching a new Crowdfunder campaign, to raise £5,000 to keep the paddling pool open in 2018 and 2019. Can you help?

We need a Volunteer Co-ordinator for our Wheat Growing Project

Our wheat growing project is going from strength to strength. We are now looking for more regular volunteers, including a volunteer who can become a co-ordinator for the project with our support. Click here for more details.

Harrowing and Sowing Heritage Wheat – Saturday 17th February

The shire horses are returning to harrow our wheat growing field, and we will be sowing wheat and beans, on Saturday 17th February from 10am to 2pm.

Ploughing the Wheat Growing Field – Friday 9th February

We are growing heritage wheat and crops again in Ruskin Park, and on Friday 9th February we were joined by two shire horses to plough the area. They are returning on Saturday 17th February.