Burgess Park Launch 21st July

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Burgess Park Re Launch Event

Sat 21 st July, 11 am start, Chumleigh Gardens

Free Dr Bike and Half hour Bikeability cycle training taster sessions, plus sign up for adult cycle training and holiday courses

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Burgess Park has turned over a new leaf! Join us on Saturday 21 July for a fun packed day of

sports and activities for all ages and register for summer holiday clubs and courses.

The activities have been categorised into three sections

• Sports and healthy living

• The Big Dig: Food growing and gardening in Burgess

• Arts, crafts, culture and under fives

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday from 11am!


Sports and healthy living

Activity: Seven Sports Challenge

Time: 12 noon to 3.30pm

Location: Registration: Chumleigh Plaza Burgess Park Sports Centre, Addington Square Tennis

Courts, Lynn Boxing club

Age/Notes: Five to 18. Permission required from parents and guardians for participating minors.

Description: Burgess Sports runs a seven sports challenge offering free 15 minute coaching and taster

sessions provided by different sports clubs:

• Boxing - Lynn Boxing Club

• Rugby – Southwark Tigers RFC

• Football – Greenhouse, Los Latinos, United Allstars FC

• Tennis – Southwark City Tennis Club

• American Football – The Renegades

• Angling - Burgess Park Angling Club & Catch 21 Angling project

• Cricket – Burgess Park Colts

Register for the challenge at Chumleigh Gardens. Medals will be awarded to those who take part.

For more information: http://burgesssports.wordpress.com/

Activity: Dr. Bike

Time:10am to 2pm

Location: Chumleigh Plaza

Age/Notes: All ages.

Description: Bring your bike in for a check up. Dr. Bike can work on your brakes, replace gear and

brake cables, index gears, fix punctures and pump your tyres.

For more information: www.cyclingInstructor.com

Activity: Bikeability

Time:11am to 2pm

Location: Chumleigh Plaza

Age/Notes: Children who have learnt to ride a bike. Bring your own bike.

Description: Bikeability is cycling proficiency for the 21st century. The three level courses are designed

to give the next generation the skills and confidence to ride their bikes on today’s roads. Register on the

day for lessons taking place during the summer holidays.

For more information: www.cyclingInstructor.com


Activity: Healthy rides with Southwark Cyclists

Time:10am to- 4pm

Location: Chumleigh Plaza, LB Southwark

Age/Notes: Over 16 unless accompanied by an adult and proficient in road cycling.

Description: Bring your bike and go for a healthy bike ride led by Southwark Cyclists. Rides will be on

the hour from 10am and each ride will last 50 minutes.

For more information: www.southwarkcyclists.org.uk

Activity: Go Fish! Angling taster sessions

Time: 11am – 4pm

Location: The lake (near Cobourg Rd)

Age/Notes: All ages. Under 16s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Training provided on a

first come first served basis.

Description: Come and have a go at fishing with qualified Catch 21 angling coaches. Learn about the

the fish and birds in and around the lake with the Burgess Park Angling Club & Catch 21 Angling

project. Funding provided by the Environment Agency.

For more information: Grant Fear, grant.fear@thames21.org.uk 07969 645 201

Activity: Burgess Park Fitness Trail

Time:11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm

Location: Starting point for the trail is at the southeast corner of Burgess Park, near the junction of St

Georges Way and Sumner Road.

Age/Notes: All ages

Description: Learn how to use the Burgess Park fitness trail equipment safely and brush up on your

technique with qualified Southwark Sports and Fusion instructors.

For more information: Pippa Krishnan, pippa.krishnan@southwark.gov.uk 020 7525 55133

Activity: Cheerleading and Street Dance workshops

Time: Performance 3.15pm, cheerleading: 3.30, Street dance:4pm

Location: Chumleigh Plaza

Age/Notes: Six to 12 years old, street dance: all ages

Description: The Movement Factory leads cheerleading & street dance workshops.

For more information: www.themovementfactory.uk.com

Activity: NHS Health Check Service with Southwark PCT

Time: 11am to 5pm

Location: Chumleigh Plaza

Age/Notes: Strictly 40-74 year olds who live in Southwark or have a Southwark based GP.*

Description: NHS Health Check Service - free of charge health screening service for the public. The

NHS Health Check includes a blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes test. Weight, height and

BMI are also measured. Each client receives a tailor-made, healthy lifestyle advice session and a free

gift! * The Service cannot see clients who have a previous diagnosis of high blood pressure, diabetes,

heart disease, kidney disease or stroke.

For more information: Sue Lloyd-Evelyn: 0207 525 1792, Karin Cusick 0207 525 0274,

Gladys Hammond 0207 525 0278


Activity: Adventure Playground

Time:11.30am to 4.30pm

Location: Adventure playground on Albany Road

Age/Notes: Five to 15

Description: Climb, swing and fly in Burgess Park’s own adventure playground, challenge your friend to

a game of table tennis or pool or try your hand at some arts and crafts

For more information: Southwark Play Service: 0207 525 1102, playservice@southwark.gov. uk

Activity: Burgess Kart Track

Time: 11.30am to 4.30pm

Location: Albany Road entrance

Age/Notes: Eight to 16 years

Description: Come along and test out your driving skills and learn how to maintain a go-kart.

For more information: Southwark Play Service: 0207 525 1102, playservice@southwark.gov. uk

The Big Dig: Food Growing and Gardening in Burgess

Activity: Gardening with the Burgess Park Food Project

Time: 11am to 5pm

Location: Information stand at Chumleigh Plaza, Activity at Glengall Wharf Garden

Age/Notes: All ages

Description: Join the Burgess Park Food Project for some guerrilla gardening and hands on activities in

Glengall Wharf Garden, a new community garden in Burgess Park.

For more information: www.burgessfoodproject.posterous.com

Activity: Gardening and Horticultural tour at Chumleigh Gardens

Time: 11am to 5pm

Location: Polytunnels at Chumleigh Gardens

Age/Notes: All ages

Description: Join our head gardener for some planting for the park. Learn how to compost, use basic

tools and enjoy a horticultural tour of Chumleigh Gardens. Find out how you can get involved in a

range of environmental, horticultural and food growing activities so you can have a part in growing


For more information: catherine.morgan@southwark.gov.uk 020 7525 3645

Activity: Flower arranging The Camden Society

Time: 11am to 4pm

Location: Chumleigh Gardens – inner courtyard

Age/Notes: All ages

Description: Learn how to arrange fresh flowers and grown your own with the The Camden Society's

Flower Arranging and Thursday Gardening Group.

For more information: 0207 5252988, www.thecamdensociety.co.uk

See next page for Arts, crafts, culture and under fives programme.


Arts, crafts, culture and under fives

Activity: Pimp your Wheels Workshop & Curious Parade

Times: 11am to 1.30pm Drop in ‘Pimp my Wheels’ workshop

2pm to 2.30pm: Join the Curious Bike Parade

3pm to 5pm: Drop in Curious Fayre workshops and fun activities

4pm: ‘Curious Bike Parade’ Awards

Location: Art in the Park Building in Chumleigh Plaza

Age/Notes: All ages especially families, children and young people.

Description: Bring your bike, push-chair, shopping trolley, scooter (anything with wheels) to Art in the

Park’s Pimp your Wheels workshop! Artists will help you customise your wheels. Then join the Curious

Parade around Chumleigh Gardens from 2pm. We’ll be giving awards for the best and most creative

‘pimped wheels’.

After the parade you can visit the Curious Fayre, where there will be lots more fun creative activities

happening. Come and find out more about the art workshops Art in the Park runs for children and

adults and sign up for their summer / autumn programme.

For more information: Alexis Johnson on info@akarts.co.uk register your interest online at

www.artinthepark.co.uk or telephone 020 7277 4297

Activity: Creative Family Play (1st Place Children and Parents Centre)

Time: 11am to 4pm

Location: Chumleigh Plaza

Age range: Under fives

Description: Creative play sessions for families with under fives.

For more information call 020 7740 8070, see www.1stplace.uk.comor email info@1stplace.uk.com

Activity: The Roots - The Story of Baldwins

Making bath-bombs and creams with The Medical Herbalist

Herbalist* and quiz: How much do you know about herbs and local history?

Time: Workshop 1.30pm to 3pm, Information stand 1pm to 4pm,

Location: Art in the Park, Chumleigh Plaza

Age/Notes: Ages 13 to 16

Description: Southwark Pensioners Centre, Art in the Park and the Cuming Museum Youth

Panel’sexciting new project about the story of G. Baldwin and Co., one of the oldest and most

established herbalists in London, and the many customers who have visited the shop over its long

history. You must book onto this workshop in advance.

For more information: to book, text: ‘bath-bombs’ and your full name and age to 07960 318055

Activity: Bolivia in Burgess Park

Time: 2pm to 3.15pm

Location: Chumleigh Plaza

Age/Notes: All ages

Description: Demonstrations and performances from nine different local Bolivian dance groups:

Asociacion de DanzasOrientales, Caporales San Simon, DanzasOrientalesDanzaChapaca, Diablada

(TradicionAndina), MorenadaBloqueKantuta, MorenadaIntocables, Pujllay and TinkusChallpas.

For more information: info@tradicionandina.org.uk


Activity: DIY Happiness Game

Time: 11am – 1.30pm

Location: Chumleigh Gardens, inner courtyard?

Age/Notes: All ages

Description: The DIY Happiness game has been designed and developed to inspire people to

incorporate more ‘actions for happiness’ into their lives and to share their experiences so we can learn

from each other. Led by the SLAM Mental Health Promotion Team.

For more information: Juney Muhammad, 020 3228 1694 juney.muhammad@slam.nhs.uk

Activity: Reprezent

Time:11am to 5pm

Location: Chumleigh Plaza

Age/Notes: All ages

Description: Reprezent 107.3FM is the voice of young London and broadcast across the capital day

and night. Reprezents ‘Flytime’ crew, Teewhy and Shyne, will be hosting this event and bringing the

party vibe to Burgess park. Register for summer courses radio courses.

For more information: www.reprezent.org.uk info@reprezent.org.uk

Activity: Drumming workshops with Latin American Multicultural Group

Time: 11am – 5pm

Location: Chumleigh Gardens – inner courtyard

Age/Notes: All ages

Description: Latin American drumming workshops and re-born clothing display.

For more information: latinmgroup@hotmail.co.uk

Exhibitor/Information stand

Burgess Park Friends of the Earth

Cambridge House


Cuming Museum

1st Place

Freestyle Dance Company Ltd

Friends of Burgess Park

London Wildlife Trust

Parent Skills 2 Go


Southwark Council Community Sports Team

Southwark Libraries

Southwark Youth Service

Southwark PCT


Walworth Society

For further information visit www.southwark.gov.uk/burgesspark

Email parks@southwark.gov.uk or call 020 7525 3645

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