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The Friends are kept up to date with events connected with, or taking place in Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Some events are organised exclusively for the Friends, while others are open to the general public. For Hyde Park Events: Click here

Looking back over 2017, members enjoyed special visits to Winter Wonderland, the Old Police House stables, Albert Memorial Undercroft, wine tasting at Kensington Wine Rooms, as well as a perfumed reverie in the Hyde Park Nurseries. The annual summer party involved bowls in Hyde Park on a summer evening accompanied with wine and nibbles. We were looked after on all these occasions by expert and very hospitable hosts. We have plenty of fun to look forward to in 2018.

  • Butterflies at Brompton Cemetery

    Sunday 28th June, 10.30am and 1.30pm

    The 18th – 24th June is National Insect Week and to celebrate we are hosting a FREE butterflies walk and talk at Brompton Cemetery with expert Dr. Tim Freed.

    This event is a general introduction to butterflies and their life- cycles. About 24 different types have been seen in Brompton Cemetery over the years although the number of regular resident species is somewhat smaller.

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  • Tree Walk, Kensington Gardens

    Tuesday 26th June, 10.30am

    Greg Packman is one of our experienced tree officers and is an expert on our veteran trees, the stories behind the Royal Parks stock and the diseases which are the latest world issue we have to worry about.

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  • Brompton Cemetry

    Tuesday, 3rd July at 10am

    A small group of us to revisit the monuments, stone arcades, catacombs and chapel.

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