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Celebrating 75 Years

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Celebrating 75 Years at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park

Celebratory event to mark 75 years of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, 10 years of the Tibetan Peace Garden and 10 years of the Soviet War Memorial.

Surrey Docks Farm will bring its animals.

There will be face painting and Punch and Judy in the children's playground, a fire engine.

The one o'clock club is open holding a teddy bears picnic – drop by and find out more about their activities.

The Tibetan Foundation are holding a picnic in the Peace Garden during which the Snow Lion may appear and there will be a dance display by the local children's dance class. Other world arts will run an arts workshop – bring your own t-shirt and get a Wind Horse Prayer design printed for you to take home. The restored mandala will be blessed.

For the many dog owners who use the park Southwark are providing free dog chipping. There will be an adviser on dog training, a GMH dog parade followed by a fun dog show.

For the sports enthusiasts, there will be coaching sessions in football and tennis.

An exhibition in the pavilion will show the development of the park over the last 75 years and there will also be exhibition in the Peace Garden displaying the development of the sculptures.

The park was donated by Viscount Rothermere in honour of his mother Geraldine Harmsworth and the present Viscount Rothermere will unveil the newly restored original plaque commemorating the opening of the park.

It will be a fun day for all being organised by the Friends of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park and supported by Southwark Council.

  • 11am-6pm
  • FREE

Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park
Lambeth Road, London, SE1 4EQ
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