Fancy watching birds on Canary Wharf roof?


Roam is this year’s recipient of the CREATE art award, and is the largest participatory art award in the UK. A specially commissioned Roam vehicle will ramble through East London, hosting rural adventures such as fishing, wild swimming, birdwatching, foraging, nature trails, map-making, photography and field recording. It is a paen to a slower pace of life, and to an appreciation of the natural beauty that peeks out from even the most urban east London environment, if only you know where to look.

This link details the full program of events here. Those taking place in Tower Hamlets, predominantly at the Arts Pavilion, are listed below. Click here for map



Events in Tower Hamlets 14–17 July

Urban Birding – extremely limited numbers.
14 July 2010; Time TBA
Canary Wharf Roof
Join this free urban birding experience with Ceri Levy on top of a Canary Wharf roof. There are only very few places available, so please send an email to van@roamlondon.org in advance if you would like to join.

Details here

Canary Wharf 1

16 July 2010; 7.30pm – 8.30pm
St. Marks entrance, Victoria Park, Cadogan Terrace E9 5HP
Go foraging in the City with Martin Tilling and find food for free during this special walk!

16 July 2010; 5.00pm
Mile End Park Art Pavilion, Mile End Park E3 4HL
Join this free workshop led by Francesca Beard on writing your own story named Spread the Word: Your London.

16 July 2010; 5pm Free
Talk: Britain Beneath Our Feet by Ian Vince
Mile End Park Art Pavilion, Mile End Park E3 4HL

17 July 2010; 1pm Free
Mile End Park, Art Pavilion, Mile End Park E3 4HL
During this walk, the Tower Hamlets Ecology Pavilion will reveal all about eco systems.

17 July 2010; 5pm
Mile End Cemetery, Mile End E3 4DL
Walk: Graveyard Tourism – a cemetery walk with Frances May who leads the way during this special walk on cemeteries. Join in and find out

Roam. Taking nature to the five boroughs. July 2010. Find out more click here

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