LEEF training afternoon: Faith and the environment

Friday 11 March 2016, 1.30-6pm,

Westminister Abbey Education Centre.

This training session will explore the links between faith, plants and the environment in several major world faiths. Discover how environmental educators of all faiths and none are using outdoors spaces to teach environmentalism, spirituality and religious education. The Abbey have also invited any interested LEEFers to attend evensong at 5pm on that day. LEEF members £25; Non-members £30. Booking essential. Please contact Beth on bbarber@wildlondon.org.uk for further details.


Working with older clients

Tuesday 12 April, 10am-4pm,

Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8EA.

Details are still being finalised for this training session but confirmed speakers so far include Lorna Cruickshanks from the Geffrye Museum and Joanna Ecclestone from LWT.

The sessions will be looking at the challenges and benegfits of working outdoors with older clients and we’ll be taking a special look at dementia patients and stroke survivors. LEEF members £25; Non-members £30. Booking essential. Please contact Beth on bbarber@wildlondon.org.uk for further details.

LEEF Storytelling walk

Tuesday 24 May, 6-8pm

Cblu3S-VAAANZa8Join LEEF Fellow, Rich Sylvester, for an evening walk along Greenwich riverside. Rich will be weaving a place-based story and sharing his tips on how to construct narratives using features of the local area.

Treat it as a training session and improve your own storytelling skills or simply come along to enjoy the tale with some like-minded environmental educators. Meeting point to be confirmed nearer the time.

Numbers are limited by practical constraints so please let Beth know if you wish to join the group. Suggested donation £5 per person.