"Hyde Park" blog posts:
- 25 February 2015
Top 5 things to do in London's Parks this spring
Spring is coming which means very soon the days will be longer and hopefully sunnier giving you the perfect opportunity to get out in the Royal Parks! There are lots of exciting events and activities that you can be a part of, from yoga in Hyde Park to gu
- 10 February 2015
15 easy ideas for Random Acts of Kindness
Imagine if, just for one week, all of your social media feeds were flooded with acts kindness, uplifting stories, inspiring quotes, kind comments… wouldn't it be lovely? Well, that’s the aim of #RAKWeek2015 and we’re here with our quick and simple ways yo
- 3 February 2015
Make this year, your year
Make this year your healthiest year yet by following these tips and tricks from Mercedes Ngoh Sieff, co-founder of the award winning health retreat Yeotown, to kickstart a healthier, happier, more energised you,
- 12 January 2015
10 ways to get fit and healthy in London's parks
Exploring the great outdoors is great for your health and well-being. In fact just being in a park is proven to lower your heart rate and blood pressure. So make it your mission to get outdoors and enjoy your local parks more this year! Get some inspira
- 23 December 2014
A year in the Royal Parks
This year, with the help of our wonderful supporters, we've achieved some amazing things in London’s eight Royal Parks and we wanted to share some of them with you.
- 19 December 2014
Achilles comes to life in Hyde Park
We've brought the 18ft Achilles statue in Hyde Park to life. Just swipe your smartphone on a nearby tag and get a personal call back from the Greek hero of the Trojan War.
- 6 August 2014
Bonding over tree suckers and thistles in Hyde Park
On work experience, Will experienced a new found sense of teamwork and togetherness with people of all ages when they all worked hard to remove the stubborn thistles and tree suckers of a Hyde Park meadow.
- 24 July 2014
More than just a (work) experience!
Jess needed no excuse to relive the childhood fun of pond dipping but also found her week valuable in terms of gaining experience in ecology and teaching too.
- 15 July 2014
Last week, Laura, Christophe, and Christine got out of the office and put their overalls on to help the Isis Education Centre sparkle!
- 30 June 2014
Water Lilies and Wine
On one of the longest days of the year, you joined us for a guided walk around Hyde Park, a complimentary glass of wine resting on a designer deckchair and a pond-dip at Isis Education Centre.
- 20 June 2014
'Ahoy there' Empty Classroom Day!
Pirates in a Park + maths, geography, art, history and science = a truly exciting day out for some local Year 6 pupils!
- 6 May 2014
The Early Bird Catches the Worm
They say the early bird catches the worm, so last Sunday, we set out in Hyde Park at 5am for our inaugural International Dawn Chorus walk, and we were not disappointed!
- 11 April 2014
Hyde and seek....
Nestled in the middle of Hyde Park, magic is happening! Look hard enough and you will find the Isis Education Centre at the LookOut - the home of the Royal Parks Foundation which is where I have the pleasure of working.
- 25 March 2014
It's a family affair... planting snowdrops
On 22 March, we rolled out the wheelbarrows and handed out the trowels - you put on the gloves on your green fingers to help complete our 100,000 snowdrop challenge!
- 14 February 2014
These boots were made for walking!
After a hearty warm up to the music of 'Eye of the Tiger', 300 students from Wetherby Prep School set out on a sponsored walk one chilly morning in Hyde Park to help raise funds to plant 100,000 snowdrops...
- 24 October 2013
Bulbs to brighten up the Serpentine
The day Eugenie planted daffodil bulbs, learnt about the life cycles of plants and identified trees, as part of Green Fingers in the Park, inspired her to get gardening in her own back yard!
- 23 October 2013
Whatever the Weather!
Last week, Giovanna and Sarah braved the cold and wet to help fellow students plant daffodils in Hyde Park so visitors and wildlife can enjoy these beautiful yellow flowers next spring and for many years to come.
- 25 September 2013
Open House Weekend!
Lots of smiles as hundreds of you came to uncover the secrets of the structure of the Isis Education Centre at The LookOut in Hyde Park last weekend.