For families exploring Richmond Park
What is the Discoverers programme?
Discoverers is the Friends of Richmond Park’s activities programme for families with school age children. Events take place on a number of weekends throughout the year. Most Discoverers events are free, and open to non-FRP members.
Join our mailing list to receive early emails about an upcoming activity.
CELEBRATE THE FRP YEAR OF THE TREE AT OUR NEXT DISCOVERERS EVENT
'Meet the Shape Shifters of High Wood' POSTPONED
Because of the current situation concerning the spread of Covid-19, this event will not take place as planned on March 29. Instead we will be making a self-guided trail available for those of you interested in discovering some of the stranger inhabitants of our Park. So do keep an eye on this page for details!
Some trees never really die – they just turn into something else!
Many dead and decaying trees have become natural sculpture – often taking on animal or other forms. These mysterious tree creatures are also vital contributors to our Park’s biodiversity.
Get to know more on the trail of Richmond Park’s remarkable Shape Shifters!
You can find reports and photos from recent events on our events page at https://frp.org.uk/discoverers-events/
Joining Discoverers is a great way to get to know our beautiful Park!
- Discoverers family events are for children accompanied by adults
- Most Discoverers events are FREE to members of FRP
- There may be a small charge for non-members
- Some events may be open to FRP members only
- All events must be pre-booked
|Meet the Shape Shifters of High Wood||Postponed||TBA|
|Discovering Beverley Brook||Sunday May 17th||10am - 12pm|
|Bee Awareness||Sun June 7th||10am - 12pm|
|Moth Weekend||Sat/Sun Jun27/28||Sat eve / Sun am TBC|
|Bat Watch||Sat Sept 19th (26th)||6.45 pm|
|Fungi and the Wood Wide Web||Sun Nov 8th||10.30am - 12.30pm|
|More details to follow.||Watch this space!|