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Queen’s Green Canopy

May 20, 2022

Lesnes Abbey Woods named part of Ancient Canopy celebrating The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.  Bexley’s Lesnes Abbey Woods has been chosen as part of a nationwide network of 70 Ancient Woodlands…

London Urban Forest Award

May 20, 2022

Lesnes Abbey Woods is the proud winner of the London Urban Forest Award which was announced at the prestigious London Tree and Woodland Awards held at Kew Gardens earlier this…

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Light The Way

November 29, 2021

Huge thank you to everyone who came to braved the weather to come and see Light the Way. We would really appreciate your feedback please could you complete this survey…

Light the Way Programme and Map Released!

November 19, 2021

You can now download the map and programme for Light the Way on 27th November 5pm – 9pm 2021. Find out where all the beautiful illuminated sculptures and artworks will…

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Hundreds come to Lesnes Abbey Proms

September 28, 2021

Over 400 people came to Lesnes Abbey Proms. It was a joy listening to The English Baroque Choir, Bexley Music’s orchestra and bands in the Monk’s Garden on a sunny…

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Global Village

September 28, 2021

Global Village was amazing. Thank you to all the artists, performers, caterers, audience, One Hundred Others, DPL Production, Chestnuts Kiosk, CC Events and Essex Cultural Diversity Project who made this…

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Muf Architects are going to be guests at The Hundred Club!

August 23, 2021

We are super excited to not only welcome back The Hundred Club our family art workshop club managed by TACO! on 24th August 10.30 – 1.30pm But to also have…

Global Village

Global Village and Lesnes Abbey Proms tickets are now on sale!

August 12, 2021

We are really pleased to announce Lesnes Abbey’s great music weekend tickets are now on sale. We have two amazing events to choose from on 25th September Noon – 5pm…

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My Teacher is a Troll first performance goes down a storm!

August 12, 2021

Huge well done to The Ruined Theatre Company whose first performance of My Teacher is a Troll was absolutely brilliant. The show runs until 22nd August 2021 so still plenty…

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A Troll has come to Lesnes!

July 31, 2021

It is very exciting to be at Lesnes Woods Lodge at the moment. The Ruined Theatre Company have just started rehearsals for the production of My Teacher is a Troll…