Calendar 2021

DRAFT Calendar of dates for parks to celebrate

JANUARY

16- 30 January Big Schools Garden Watch (RSPB)

https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-teachers/schools-birdwatch/

28 – 29 January RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch weekend :    https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch/

FEBRUARY

2 February World Wetlands Day https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/

14 – 21 Feb National Nest Box week:  https://www.bto.org/

MARCH

15 March 6pm to 8pm LFGN General Meeting

20 March Spring equinox

20 March World Frog Day

21 March World Forestry Day

22 March World Day for Water   https://www.worldwaterday.org/

APRIL

22 April Earth Day 

April Spring Clean:  https://www.keepbritaintidy.org/get-involved/support-our-campaigns/great-british-spring-clean

26 April 6pm to 8pm LFGN Coordinating Meeting

MAY  

1 May international dawn chorus day   https://opticsmag.com/international-dawn-chorus-day-birds-to-listen-for/

18 – 29 May:  Be nice to nettles week

16 – 20 May walk to school week

May Outdoor classroom day   https://outdoorclassroomday.com/

3rd week in May Urban Tree Festival    https://urbantreefestival.org/

4 – 10 May 2020 National Wildflower Week

3 – 9 May Hedgehog Awareness Week

JUNE

5 June World Environment Day 

7 June 6pm to 8pm LFGN General Meeting 

8 June World Oceans Day

13 – 17 June   National School Grounds Week

National Insect Week   https://www.nationalinsectweek.co.uk/about-national-insect-week

JULY

Love Parks Week

19 July 6pm to 8pm LFGN Coordinating Meeting

AUGUST

Love Parks Week

18 July Dragonfly week:  https://british-dragonflies.org.uk/event/dragonfly-week-2020/

July – August Big Butterfly Count   https://bigbutterflycount.butterfly-conservation.org/

SEPTEMBER

8 – 11 September Heritage Open Days

13 September 6pm to 8pm LFGN General Meeting

1 – 30 September Thames Festival   https://thamesfestivaltrust.org/

 19 Sept 2020    London Harvest Festival   https://www.farmgarden.org.uk/london-harvest-festival

OCTOBER

Black History Month 

3 Oct 2020:  UK fungus day   https://www.ukfungusday.co.uk/

5 October World habitat day 

International Walk to school month    https://urbanoctober.unhabitat.org/whd

21 October 2020 World Earthworm day https://www.earthwormsoc.org.uk/worldwormday

21st October Apple Day    https://www.commonground.org.uk/apple-day/

NOVEMBER

1 November 6pm to 8pm LFGN Coordinating Meeting

National Tree Week starts end November into December

National Tree Dressing Day – first week of December https://www.commonground.org.uk/tree-dressing-day

DECEMBER

13 December 6pm to 8pm LFGN Xmas Party – Covid permitting!