Our Events Calendar has been taken offline while Government advice is to avoid unnecessary social contact. It will be back up, listing all wildlife-related events in Tower Hamlets, when the coronavirus emergency is over.

Cemetery Park Online

The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park are running a series of online talks on Friday evenings through April and May 2020. Subjects include local wildlife, growing food in small spaces, butterflies, bees, the Nature & Us project, wild flowers and trees. All talks are free though donations are requested. See the Ticket Tailor website for full details.


All Council events in parks have been cancelled during the coronavirus emergency, though parks currently remain open. In more normal thimes, you can follow these links to see all the events the Council’s Parks Service is running in Victoria Park and Mile End Park.

Many of our partner organisations hold events, which are publicised on their websites. Again, most if not all of these will not run during the coronavirus emergency. Follow the links below to see what’s happening at:

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
Spitalfields City Farm
Mudchute Park & Farm
Stepney City Farm

Regular volunteering at the Cemetery Park (suspended during the coronavirus emergnecy)
Weekly ‘Drop in’ Volunteer day, Tuesdays 10am to 4pm Come for all or part of the day. Find a job or task that suits you and your interests, and help the “Friends”, in caring for and developing Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. The park has Local Nature Reserve status and is a great place for both natural history and human history. The time and date of volunteering may vary so before your first visit please phone Ken on 07904 186 981.