Calendar 2018

SOGG events underlined
26 January Transforming our World – Stan Crees explores with us the United Nations Sustainability Goals
23 February Fabulous Flax! Its Uses and Benefits for Health: plus, SOGG Annual General Meeting. A talk by Clare Skelton, Director of Flax Farm near Horsham.
23 March Wild About Flowers – A presentation by John Negus with opportunities to identify wild flowers and learn about their habitat.
27 April Reviving The Lodge and its Victorian Walled Garden Lisa Lancefield and Tansy Honey speak about EcoLocal’s project to renovate The Lodge and also discuss plans to revive the Victorian Walled Garden.
12 May – Cheam Charter Fair
25 May Organic Gardening – A talk by Lou Nicholls, Head Gardener at Ulting Wick
29 June  Garden Organic – James Campbell talks about Garden Organic’s mission and invites discussion about options for the future of Ryton.
27 August – Carshalton Environmental Fair
28 September Dragonflies and Damselflies in London David Courtneidge from London Wildlife Trust will be talking about his project Water for Wildlife and what he and his colleagues are doing to protect freshwater habitats in London from a range of threats
26 October Harvest Supper plus Quiz by Paul Airey
30 November A lifetime of service in the Royal Parks – Tales from Jim Butress


Meetings are held 7.30-9.00pm on the last Friday of the month (except July, August, December) at the Milton Hall, Cooper Crescent, off Nightingale Road, Carshalton, SM5 2DL opposite Carshalton College). Doors open at 7.15.