Come on down on SUNDAY 17th April from 10.30am in the community station garden, alongside Platform 1, Gipsy Hill Station. All welcome to bring some seeds or small plants to swap, or donate some plants or buy some small plants (£1 to £3). All funds and donations will go to Friends of Gipsy Hill community … Continue reading Easter Seed Swap, Plant Swap, Plant Sale & Petanque!
Lots to do in our community station garden this spring! Check out our events page for monthly action days. We also have an "whatsapp" group for more ad hoc mid-week events too! Fanny, the Gipsy Hill Cat, is often there too.. and always like company! Find us on facebook too. Email Friends of Gipsy Hill at: email@example.com . Tweet us: @OurGipsyHill … Continue reading Spring is coming to Gipsy Hill!
STOP PRESS!!! GIPSY HILL HAS BEEN AWARDED 2ND PLACE FOR "MOST ENHANCED STATION" IN THE COUNTRY! Huge thank you to all the volunteers and supporters to achieved this amazing award... and of cource thanks to Fanny, the Gipsy Hill cat for here dedication to our station too. AMAZING NEWS! Friends of Gipsy Hill have been … Continue reading Community Rail Awards 2020 – GIPSY HILL !!!
Send us your ideas for how we can make it a special place where everyone can enjoy, by 31 Oct. There’s loads of potential - watch the video to see more ... https://twitter.com/i/status/1316355893127188480 Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your ideas! It's little way down Sainsburys Road, next to Platform 1 by Gipsy Hill Station... share your ideas … Continue reading A new community garden for Gipsy Hill
Upcoming community garden action days at Gipsy Hill Station in 2020 are monthly. See the sign outside the garden by the Platform1 (Sainsbury Road) entrance for latest dates! HUGE thank you for volunteers at action days! See here for latest listings: https://gipsyhillfriends.org/events/
Help our latest fundraising for Gipsy Hill! This time there are lots of rewards to choose from too! http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/gipsy-hill-rejuvenation As our garden grows from strength to strength we are planning a Gipsy Hill Village Fete on Long Meadow on 14th July 2019. Collaborating with the 1st Crystal Palace Scouts and many other community groups, this is … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Rejuvenation – Summer Cowdfunder!
Upcoming community garden action days at Gipsy Hill station and locally.. See here for latest events HUGE thank you for volunteers at our last action day! As with many events... early morning briefing session includes Fanny... Photos form past events... Huge thank you sponsors Eastern Cuisine for AMAZING post dig refreshments! and thank for … Continue reading All Aboard! Upcoming station event days!
Upcoming community garden action days at Gipsy Hill station and locally.. Monthly. See sign outside the garden by the Platform1 (Sainsbury Road) entrance for latest dates! HUGE thank you for volunteers at action days! Photos form activity days at the sation... More detailed planning and collecting wood and sticks for the bug hotel... … Continue reading All Aboard! Upcoming station event days!
Thank you all for an excellent 2018, and the AMAZING work at Gipsy Hill Station. And a HUGE thank you to all the volunteers who have helped, including those braving the cold on 15h December and bulb planting! Huge thank you to Metropolitan Public Gardens Association for the bulbs that included: Ord Delft Blue Hyacinth … Continue reading Thank You for Crowdfunding!
Save the date, next action day Saturday 15th December!!! Update: The cats were back on 17th November! This time Fanny was joined by C.A.T (Cable Avoidance Tool), that was kindly provided by our super local and amazing Focus Plant Hire (on Gipsy Hill), and a strimmer provided by the also amazing Library of Things (from … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Station – Join us for some autumnal gardening!
WOW! The Mayor of London has singled out our Gipsy Hill communty garden project (and Fanny the Gipsy Hill cat) and pledged us £2,500!!! Huge thank you to all the volunteers who have helped this crowdfunding to have such a perrrrfect start... we could not have achieved so much so quickly without ALL of your … Continue reading One HUGE paw step… as the Mayor of London backs Gipsy Hill!
Help make it real... a community garden by Gipsy Hill Station! WITH THE HELP OF THE COMMUNITY... we plan to help transform the environmentally impoverished land by Gipsy Hill Station into a wildlife habitat, an educational and community space, and a beautiful green garden! Gipsy Hill Station adjoining land has deteriorated considerably, making the … Continue reading Friends Rejuvenation of Gipsy Hill
What historic photos do we have of our station? There's very few showing the station "back in the day"! Please so send your photo and story, or other links to email@example.com to support a local history project for the station. If you would like to be "Gipsy Hill resercher" and help with a trip to … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Station History Project
UPDATE! Fanny (the Gipsy Hill cat) looks head-over-heals happy with our HUGE tidy up at Gipsy Hill... made possible with the help of all the many AMAZING local volunteers... and filling over 70 bags! HUGE THANK YOU for all those who came and helped, said hi, shared ideas, purchased plants to support the friends and … Continue reading Sat Sept 15th – Gipsy Hill station tidying up!
Thanks to that AMAZIMG local community support, Fanny is well-known to MANY commuters who travel through Gipsy Hill station, where she can often be found sitting on passengers' laps or offering herself up for a stroke. For those who don’t know Fanny… Fanny was helped by the very kind help of the local Gipsy Hill … Continue reading Fanny the Gipsy Hill cat