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September Visitors' Centre Opening Times

The opening times for the Abney Park Trust Visitors' Centre will be changing for the next 3 weeks. We will be closed on Monday 3rd, Monday 10th and Monday 17th September. We will be open from 10 am until 4 pm as usual on all other days, including weekends. Drop in for maps of the park, chat to our friendly staff for further information and also peruse our cards, posters, t-shirts and other mementos. Please also note that Abney Park will be closing at 6pm from the 5th to 16th September and 6.30pm from the 17th to 30th September

Abney Park Visitors' Centre

Closed Monday 3rd, 10th, 17th September
Open 10 am - 4 pm

Tuesday - Sunday

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Children’s Summer Art Classes Exhibition

Join us for an exhibition of over 30 pieces of creative work by the children who attended our Summer Art Classes. The exhibition will be held inside Abney Park Chapel and is free, and open to everyone. Refreshments will be provided for the opening on Saturday at 12pm. Dr Zeigam Azizov, the teacher, staff and volunteers will be present to answer any questions about the classes and artwork, along with many of the children. Their families and friends will attend the opening on Saturday. Please continue reading for "Symposium" in Abney Park, by Dr Azizov.

Above artwork by Lilith Silver.

Abney Park Chapel
Sat 1st and Sun 2nd Sept, 
12pm - 4pm
Free, with donations welcome

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Abney Park User Group Walkabout

On a lovely Sunday in July a small group of Abney Park User Group members and other interested parties walked through the Park on the trail of the developments proposed for the Heritage Lottery Fund bid money we’re hoping to receive for Abney Park over the next couple of years. Recent changes in the HLF funding have meant that our bid is now competing with others even though we passed the first round with flying colours. All the current development work is being funded by HLF. For details of the proposals please continue reading.

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Litter Picking at Abney Park

With all the great weather comes a corresponding rise in litter, sadly. We'd love you to join our band of litter-warriors dedicated to ensure Abney Park continues to look green and splendid. The Abney Park User Group monthly litter picking sessions allow you to put something back into the Park while taking a little out! We'll provide you with everything you need, but do wear sturdy shoes. The second Saturday of any month is the regular date. Get in touch if you have any queries.

Saturday 11th August, 10am
Gloves, litter pickers, bags provided
 

Meet at the main gates,
Stoke Newington High St


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Summer Holidays Forest School

We are looking forward to summer at Abney after a fun-filled May half term. We will be running a holiday club for children aged 8 to 13 for two weeks (ages 6-7 are able to join on Thursdays and Fridays). We will have time to explore the beautiful park , immerse ourselves in the flora and fauna, build dens, play games and much more.

Monday 30th July to Friday 3rd August
Monday 6th August to Friday 10th August

£40 per child per day or £190 for a full week

10am to 3pm each day.
Suitable for ages 8 to 13 yrs.
Ages 6 & 7 are welcome on Thurs and Fri

To book please email info@inthesticks.org.uk

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TimeOut Love London Awards Winner

This year 65,000 people London-wide voted for their favourite parks, restaurants and local spots. Abney Park is thrilled to have been voted ‘Most Loved Local Landmark in Dalston and Stoke Newington’. We would like to extend a big thank-you to all who voted, and to those who appreciate the nature and heritage that make Abney so unique. See TimeOut for details, and other local winners.

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Park opening times

Abney Park is open from
8 am year round and
closes at varying times.
The park's current 
opening hours are
8 am – 6 pm daily.

 

 

 

The Visitors Centre

Is usually open from
10 am – 3 pm, daily.

Times may vary so
please call before
making a special visit.

 

Contact Details

Abney Park, Stoke Newington High Street,
London N16 0LH 
Tel: 0207 275 7557
info@abneypark.org
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