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Bringing the community together
The park is open all year round - check the opening and closing times on contact page. However, local residents, be they human, feathered, vertibrate of invertibrate, can adapt and enjoy all the pleasures of the park through the changing seasons. This delightful short film below, produced by Richard Smith at take3, shows man and beast at play throughout the four seasons.
If you have any films of Gillespie Park, photographs or any other materials that you might like to share, please get in touch with the friends for inclusion on the site.
Wildlife gardening workshop. Ever wondered how to create a wildlife pond or plant up a butterfly border? Come and find out at this interactive workshop. Make your own insect hibernaculum and take away a free wildlife gardening pack! Suitable for adults.
Islington Ecology Centre runs events throughout the year please download our Events leaflet pdf below for details or contact the Ecology Centre.
Islington Nature Conservation team offer an exciting, curriculum linked education programme for nurseries and primary schools. Pupils can enjoy a variety of stimulating, hands-on sessions, designed to enthuse and engage young people with their environment.
Gillespie Park is the largest nature reserve in Islington and has over eight acres of beautiful woodlands, ponds and meadows.
The Nature Conservation Team, based in the Ecology Centre, Gillespie Park, run a weekly volunteering session every Thursday. Carry out a wide variety of tasks including: meadow-cutting, coppicing, hedge management and pond maintenance.
If you would like to get involved please contact the team on 020 7527 4374 or email email@example.com
Please send your photos or any other material you would like to share - use the form on the contact page