Special Events at Wolves Lane!

Volunteer Sessions running over the winter period

Come join Edible London volunteer days: get to know your community, meet new people, learn new skills and be inspired! Lunch provided to all volunteers.

Whether it be one day a week or an hour a month – please do not be shy and please sign up to Edible London’s newsletter to keep up with one off sessions running over the winter period.

Anyone with the time to commit to volunteering and an interest in learning about horticulture, cookery and community engagement is welcomed with open arms.

Or call Sunny 07383938153 or Ashley at 07500056602!

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WINTER COMMUNITY MARKET

December 8th, 2019

12noon ~ 5 pm

Coming soon!

Can you volunteer to help out?

OR

Have your own Stall at the Market!

Stallholders and volunteers can get in touch at traders@ubele.org.

or give a call on 0208 9881422

 

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More events coming soon…

INCLUDING FUTURE COMMUNITY MARKETS!

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SPECIAL EVENTS? Watch our blog and this page for updates! 

WEEKLY EVENTS? See our What’s On page for regular events and activities!

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Past special events…

CROP DROP AUTUMN SUPPER CLUB

September 26th, 2019

Crop Drop hosted a supper club at Wolves Lane Horticultural Centre, Wood Green.

Alan Rosenthal, a local Leith’s-trained chef, created a Southern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern inspired menu of sharing plates using ingredients mainly sourced from Haringey and Enfield. It was an evening of beautiful food and nourishing conversation and exploring the glasshouses where some of your dinner was grown.

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AUTUMN COMMUNITY MARKET

September 15th, 2019

Over 200 people attended yet another fabulous community market held at Wolves Lane Horticultural Centre.

As usual, there was: tasty food – music – plants, seeds and veggies for sale – palm house tours – family activities – market stalls with crafts, vintage clothes and much, much more! Black Rootz, Go Grow, Edible London, Crop Drop and many more vendors showcased their products and services.

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WOTE PARTY AND WORKSHOP

August 31st, 2019

Over 170 enthusiastic supporters of Wretched of the Earth (WOTE) gathered for a BBQ party and workshops at Wolves Lane!

Activities

Workshops, singing, yoga, art, BBQing, cooking and feasting ensued! WOTE provided child care and BSL signers for those would need it, and lunch for all participants.

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WOLVES LANE VOLUNTEERS’ AWAY DAY

August 13th, 2019

The volunteers from various Wolves Lane teams had an “away day” to Kew! Through Ubele’s Community Membership, the volunteers were able to visit this historic botanical garden. It was an excellent chance for Wolves Lane volunteers to observe and learn from Kew professionals’ advanced gardening techniques!

What is Kew Gardens? Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has over 50,000 living plants and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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POWER TO CHANGE PARTY

August 6th, 2019

Last week, Power to Change celebrated their Back to Nature” Summer Party at Wolves Lane Centre. We had 31 people over and it was a great day!

It included creative workshops delivered by Edible London, Black Rootz, Pavement2Catwalk and us, as well as Tobi Akingbolagun’s incredible vegan feast. It was a great opportunity to talk about growing, the local food system and community projects.

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THANK YOU TO DONORS! SOLAR POWER PARTY

July 20th, 2019

Wolves Lane held a Solar Power Party on Saturday to say a big thank you to the many wonderful donors who generously supported the Solar Power Campaign!
With grateful thanks: The gathering celebrated the installation of our new solar power system and thanked the Mayor/GLA, the crowdfund contributors and our wonderful installers Drakes Renewables who gave so generously of their time.
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SUMMER COMMUNITY MARKET

July 14th, 2019

Food – music – plants, seeds and veggies for sale – palm house tours – raffle – family activities – market stalls with crafts, vintage clothes and much more!

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TASTER – ADULT ART CLASSES

Sundays, June 16~July 7, 2019

Cost: £5 each – all classes  include materials.

MORE DATES FOR NEW CLASSES coming soon!

Register and find out more: Wolves Lane Adult Art Classes

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WINDRUSH FOOD FEST

June 17th, 2019

Let’s celebrate at Wolves Lane!

This is part of the borough’s activities to celebrate Windrush Day (which is on 22nd June).

Link to register and find out more: http://bit.ly/windrushfoodfest

A FREE event!

~ Part of the national Festival of Learning ~

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FEATURE FILM SHOOT

May 31st, 2019

An exciting scene from a feature film was shot at Wolves Lane – and it’s Top Secret!

Was it a romance? A thriller? Action or sci-fi? What could it be? As it usual with film productions, no details will be given out until the film is released…

From fashion shoots, to famous chefs, to rap stars – there’s so much happening at Wolves Lane!

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SPRING COMMUNITY MARKET

May 19th, 2019

  • Plants, seeds and veggies for sale
  • Organic and vegan food
  • Cakes
  • Gifts and ideas
  • Creative activities for children and adults
  • Raffles
  • Market stalls with crafts, vintage clothes and much more!

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WOLVES LANE GARDEN DAY

May 12th, 2019

  • Growing and arts and crafts activities for babies and children
  • drop-in outdoor gardening session for kids of all ages, sowing seeds and planting flowers & edibles
  • Site tours led by growers
  • Pay what you can community lunch
  • Scrub Up Wolves Lane – a community gardening session
  • Dr Bike cycle maintenance workshop
  • Plants and produce on sale
  • and lots more!

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COOK & CHAT

April 16th, 2019

  • Get involved in shaping the shared food values and intentions at Wolves Lane!
  • Join us – we will be making the Communal Lunch together – all welcome!
  • “What does food and community mean to you?”
  • “What kinds of foods do you like to grow, cook and eat?”
  • Held in collaboration with the Centre for Agro-ecology, Water and Resilience

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KEW GARDENS VISIT

March 8th, 2019

On International Women’s Day March 8th, a group of Wolves Lane volunteers went to a spectacular exhibition at Kew Gardens to view Colombian Orchids.

Kew, in conjunction with Colombian Scientists and Conservationists, created an exhibition that showcased Colombian handicrafts, animals and beautiful tropical plants as well as more than 5,700 orchids. It was an excellent chance for Wolves Lane volunteers to observe and learn from Kew professionals’ advanced gardening techniques.

Through Ubele’s Community Membership, the volunteers were able to visit this fabulous display. Ubele’s leadership at Wolves Lane is greatly appreciated.

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WOLVES LANE FESTIVE MARKET

December 9th, 2018

  • Festive gifts and ideas
  • Organic and vegan food
  • Cakes
  • Mulled apple juice and mulled wine
  • Creative activities for children and adults
  • Festive entertainment
  • Raffles
  • #wolveslanefestivemarket

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JHUS VISITED WOLVES LANE

November 13th, 2018

Celebrity Singer and Rapper JHUS visited Wolves Lane – to the great excitement of Wolves Lane and our guests of the evening!

JHUS is the winner of the VO5 NME Award for Best Album 2018, is a Mercury Prize for Best Album nominee, and has been multiply nominated at the Brit Awards 2018 for Best Single, Best Breakthrough Act, and Best Album. See him live in the documentary below:

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MAKERS & BAKERS OPEN DAY at WOLVES LANE

Sun Nov 4th, 2018

Vegan lunch – available from 12.30pm onwards! Assortment of special cakes to eat or take home. FREE but please donate to our crowdfund campaign! Kids Art Workshop – 1.30pm to 3pm. Ages 5-14 with their parents. Take a print or a nice drawing home, materials provided. Yarncraft – 2pm to 3:30pm. Ages 9 and upwards, materials provided. Work with Lorraine to make ornaments and decorations in colourful wool. Under 14s should have a parent nearby. Upcycling Fashion – from 12pm to 3pm. Make yourself a unique new outfit designed just for you, using recycled clothes. Affordable, quality clothing and accessories styled by STA. Book Your Winter Style Transformation – Learn about enhancing colours and your body shape.£10.00 (including outfit, makeover & refreshments) of which £2 will go to Wolves Lane funds. Book through STA  07738 962898  stylecare4u@gmail.com. Gardeners – Hot box/heat sink demonstration – how to keep greenhouses frost free with next to no carbon emissions. And hundreds of plant pots – take your pick for a donation.

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LONDON PEOPLE’S FEAST & SEED SWAP

October 27th, 2018

“Growing in Haringey” Seed Swap 1~4pm. Evening of Celebration 4~9pm – with Film Screenings, Poetry, good company, Live music, Workshops/ talks! There were plants, surplus produce from the greenhouses, tea and cake and of course…SEEDS to swap!

A Good Food Good Farming Campaign event

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WOLVES LANE SITE USERS SOCIAL

October 6th, 2018

All team leaders and community group heads working at Wolves Lane were invited to get together socialise and exchange updates! A wonderful and informative time was had by all.

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CROP DROP INAUGURAL AUTUMN SUPPER CLUB

September, 2019

Crop Drop hosted its inaugural Autumn Supper Club at Wolves Lane Horticultural Centre, Wood Green!

A delicious and inspired vegetarian menu of sharing plates using ingredients mainly sourced from Haringey and Enfield was created for staff, volunteers, clients and supporters.

They enjoyed an evening of beautiful food and nourishing conversation and explored the glasshouses where some of their dinner was grown.

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STELLA MCCARTNEY FASHION SHOOT

August, 2018

SMC shot on site for one day at the end of August. (We couldn’t release this information until after the SMC Autumn/Winter 2018 editorial was made public!)

SMC shot most of the stills images up by Wolves Lane Flower Company’s flower growing plots, and in the walk way between the Edible London UK  and the cactus house. Some images were taken at the back of Edible London’s glasshouse.

The shoot featured two SMC models and the fabulous Brian, who currently serves as Chairdog of the Board at Wolves Lane Flower Company.

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KEW GARDENS VISIT

July 12th, 2018

In June 2018, Wolves Lane became a community member of Kew Gardens!

The first visit to Kew Gardens included a delegation of 15 people – Wolves Lane volunteers, Palm House Crew, representatives of Friends of Wolves Lane, London Grown and The Ubele Initiative.

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JULY COMMUNITY MARKET 2018

July 8th, 2018

There were

  • Guided tours around the centre
  • Seasonal produce and gift ideas
  • Tasty food
  • Creative activities for children and adults
  • Raffles
  • DR BIKE – get your bike FIXED FOR FREE!!!

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JUNE COMMUNITY ACTION EVENING 2018

June 22nd, 2018

Wolves Lane had an exciting TOPICS & SOCIAL event with food, movies, music, and topics for discussion on Friday, June 22nd, 2018!

Orgainsed by UBELE and StART

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MAY COMMUNITY MARKET 2018

May 7th, 2018

Present were the groups and growers who now work at Wolves Lane Centre – and there were some local community groups too!

From being able to buy soil and plants, to simply having a cup of coffee whilst you let the kids run around in the Palm House, Wolves Lane Horticultural Centre has always been at the hearts of local residents.

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WOLVES LANE FESTIVE MARKET

December 10th, 2017

  • Festive gifts and ideas, Organic and vegan food, Cakes, Mulled apple juice and mulled wine, Creative activities for children and adults, Festive entertainment, Raffles

Come join us – all welcome! #wolveslanefestivemarket

Participating organisations: London Grown Workers Co-op, Crop Drop, Friends of Wolves Lane, The Selby Trust, HMSC Haringey Migrant Support Centre, LUOS Living Under One Sun, Wolves Lane Good Food Skills, Go Grow, The Ubele Initiative. Community groups, plant lovers, Haringey community and friends, charities, gardeners – ALL!

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GROWING IN HARINGEY SEED FEST 2017

October 22nd, 2017

  • Celebrate abundance, share surplus
  • Seeds to swap (bring some if you have them)/plants/surplus produce.
  • Tea and cake.
  •  All Welcome.

Working with Crop Drop, London Grown and the Friends of Wolves Lane

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MINI MARKET at Wolves Lane

July 29th, 2017

There were:

  • Produce, Plants and More
  • Info on activities new and ongoing at the Centre – come find out how to join in!
  • Food and drink stalls

A great time was had by all!

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WOLVES LANE OPEN HOUSE

June 10th, 2017

A chance to see all the activity now happening on site at Wolves Lane!

  • GUIDED TOURS OF SITE!
  • VISIT NEW ON SITE GROUPS – SEE WHAT THEY’RE UP TO!
  • COFFEE, TEA, CAKES in the cafe!
  • Come and try YVONNE & AISHA’S WORLD FAMOUS COURGETTE CAKE!!

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LONDON GROWN PLANT SALE

May 27th, 2017

London Grown was joined by:

  • Highway Gardening Club, Bruce Grove Youth Centre
  • Organic Lea (including Stewart’s Jerk Chicken and Jerk Red Bream BBQ!)
  • Go Grow of go-grow.org.uk and
  • Friends of Wolves Lane

Each group had a stall and the stalls were loaded with interesting plants and tasty treats on offer including: pumpkin and squash seedlings, begonias, geraniums in all colours, spider plants, aloe vera, canna plants, cacti, healthy yacon, banana bread, chocolate chip cookies, Stewart’s Jerk Chicken and Jerk Red Bream BBQ! and more…

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MAY COMMUNITY MARKET 2017

May 7th, 2017

There were Squashes, Sunflowers and More For Your Garden! Plants, cakes and friendship!

Over 200 community members, supporters, fans, young and old alike, visited the market to celebrate gardening, buy new plants, learn about community groups operating locally, taste delicious BBQ chicken and many other treats, browse organic and locally sourced cosmetics and honey, try on handmade locally produced jewelry… and some even got their bike fixed for free!

Children enjoyed face painting, drawing and games. The cafe and grounds were a hive of activity, old friends greeting each other in the sun, picnicing on the verge, acquaintances renewed, and new friends were being made.

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SPECIAL EVENTS? Watch our blog and this page for updates! 

WEEKLY EVENTS? See our What’s On page for regular events and activities!

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