Spring 2018 Newsletter

  Read the Spring 2018 newsletter to find out about all our work and projects in the last year including this fantastic wildlife pond at Heathbrook Primary.

The Big Park Sleepover 2016 is on… And the milk float has a new name!

Heads up! Grab your FREE family ticket to the Big Park Sleepover!   Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign at Spacehive, the Big Park Sleepover 2016 is on! With over 170 kind people and businesses pledging support (including the Mayor of London, the Dogstar and CLS Holdings plc, Organic.com and Sainsbury’s Brixton Water Lane) we managed to raise all the … Read More

Father Nature gets busy with award winning school projects

Father Nature is delighted to have been chosen by not one, but four schools in Lambeth to deliver their award winning food growing projects! The Mayor of London confirmed this week the 21 Lambeth and Croydon schools who will share the School Garden Grants £42,000 funding pot, allowing them to grow their own food as part of his ongoing drive … Read More

‘Beds not bollards’ campaign huge success.

This time last year Father Nature were commissioned by Lambeth through the Neighbourhood Enhancement Programme (NEP) to tackle fly-tipping, careless parking and driving as well as sites of antisocial behaviour in the borough. Father Nature immediately set to work on what we called our ‘Beds not Bollards’ campaign, building planters and working with communities to make their street not only … Read More

New mosaic for Cato Road Pocket Park, Clapham

This is the glorious new mosaic of St George and the dragon that was unveiled this week at Cato Road Pocket Park, off Bedford Road in Clapham. Father Nature’s Mr Badjie provided the manpower to erect the base and fill in the plastering while the mosaic itself was designed and created by local artist Giorgio Barsanti. The piece boasts literally … Read More

Father Nature transforms Richard Atkins School, Brixton

  With the help of Father Nature, Richard Atkins Primary School has transformed its grounds into an inner city oasis filled with plants, greenhouses and raised beds for growing (see above), as well as a wealth of exciting new outdoor play and learning facilities. All the children at the school now have the perfect place to learn about nature, growing … Read More

Lambeth Country Show here we come!

  We can’t wait for the Lambeth Country Show on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th July. We’re going to have so much fun! We’re delighted to have joined together with Natural Thinkers, experts in ‘natural’ play as well as Lambeth Family Learning to make one giant stand that will provide a bundle of FREE kid friendly family activities for the … Read More

Father Nature wins City Bridge Trust ‘Growing Localities’ Award

We’re delighted to report that Father Nature has won a Growing Localities Award from the City of London Corporation’s charity City Bridge Trust. The award is for our ‘Growing Dads’ project to ‘skill up’ young fathers in Lambeth to combat unemployment, teach life skills and promote responsible fathering models. We’d like to take this moment to recognise the hard work … Read More

Cato Road Pocket Park Triumph

                Cato Road in Clapham now has a fabulous new pocket park thanks to the dogged determination and hard work of the Friends of Cato Road, led by committee members Shirley Wiliams, Richard Annely, Emma Messenger and Judith Lee. Funded by Lambeth Council and Transport for London, the park has been over two … Read More

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