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Wetlands Opening a Family Event Saturday 25 April starting at 2 pm

April 15, 2015
Wetlands Opening a Family Event Saturday 25 April starting at 2 pm

Join us for some wetlands planting experience. Not suitable for very small children, but all others welcome – with suitable footwear! Meet at the Wetlands near Eagle Pond on South Side at 2 pm to plant the final group of wetlands plants inside the fence and do any tidying up before the official opening of…

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Join us and discover the Wildlife of Clapham Common on Sunday 17th May 2-4pm

April 10, 2015
Join us and discover the Wildlife of Clapham Common on Sunday 17th May 2-4pm

On 17th May 2015, we will again be running our popular guided Nature Trail around the Common. The trails last 30-45 minutes and are suitable for all ages, with families especially welcome. The trail is FREE and our trail map will also be available to buy in hard copy on the day, for £2. Look out…

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WetLands Opening Scheduled for 25 April 2015

March 19, 2015
WetLands Opening Scheduled for 25 April 2015

WETLANDS OPENING scheduled for Saturday 25 April. Details to be announced and this will be a family occasion. Block off the afternoon!

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FCC T-Shirts for Sale and Bags for Free

March 19, 2015
FCC T-Shirts for Sale and Bags for Free

Please support us by purchasing and using our merchandise: White Adults’ FCC T-Shirts £8 each Medium Large Green Children’s FCC T-Shirts £6 each XS (4-7 years) S (8-10 years) M (10-12 years) We also have Reusable Cloth Bags for FREE for each new member and/or purchaser! Please contact us for pick up arrangements at friends@claphamcommon.org  and…

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More Planting! A Brilliant Turn-Out

January 28, 2015
More Planting! A Brilliant Turn-Out

Brilliant turn-out for our last planting of the season: from children to ladies in fur coats making short work of 70kg of daffodil bulbs!  

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More Planting!

January 21, 2015
More Planting!

Last chance this season to do some bulb planting: we continue along Northside going west from opposite Sisters Avenue THIS SATURDAY, 24 January, from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Children welcome! Tools provided.

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The 2014 ClaphamTree Competition Winner!

January 14, 2015
The 2014 ClaphamTree Competition Winner!

Over the Christmas holidays, the Friends of Clapham Common ran an online competition to determine the best Christmas tree in the Clapham area. We invited people through our Facebook page and Twitter profile and got the buzz going online, right up to the beginning of 2015. With so many entries, today was the day we had…

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Warm winter confuses our flowers

January 12, 2015
Warm winter confuses our flowers

                Committee Member Bob Robinson was astonished to find not only that our snowdrops were flowering, as to be expected at this time of the year, but so were crocuses and even dafodils! We wonder what will happen later in the year – will the flowers try to…

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Final Bulb Planting 2014

December 13, 2014
Final Bulb Planting 2014

We had bright sunshine on Saturday 13 December to plant our two sacks of bulbs. Thanks to our helpers, this was all achieved in 90 minutes flat. Well done also to the three who dug and planted the Best Trench!

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New FFC app for your mobile phones and tablets!

December 10, 2014
New FFC app for your mobile phones and tablets!

We’re very pleased to announce that the Friends of Clapham Common now has an exciting new Nature Trail app. Developed with TiCL, you can download the free app directly to your mobile phone or tablet. We hope you’ll enjoy being able to access much of the information from our Nature Trail leaflet on your phone, along with…

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