Band playing at outdoor event

What's on

Lesnes Abbey Woods values the community around us and welcomes you to join us for a host of events, activities and workshops. Be part of it!

There is plenty to do: Fitness and art classes; school and group visits; events and volunteering opportunities.

Light the Way

Light the Way – a new stunning, family friendly, evening light festival. Working in partnership with Peabody Trust Thamesmead, Clever Cities and Emergency Exit Arts. Light the Way will feature…

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Christmas Scavenger Trail

Help, someone has stolen Christmas from Lesnes Abbey! Can you help restore festive cheer by discovering the identity of this mystery thief? Using clues and a map you must find…

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Christmas Scavenger Trail

Help, someone has stolen Christmas from Lesnes Abbey! Can you help restore festive cheer by discovering the identity of this mystery thief? Using clues and a map you must find…

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Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

Using natural materials, weave and create a beautiful Christmas Wreath to hang on your front door. You will be the envy of all your neighbours! There will be complimentary glass…

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Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

Using natural materials, weave and create a beautiful Christmas Wreath to hang on your front door. You will be the envy of all your neighbours! There will be complimentary glass…

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Lesnes Abbey Christmas Market

Come to our free 2 day Christmas Market where you can enjoy browsing through gift stalls, festive foods, fun and community stalls too! Don’t forget the mulled wine and hot…

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Lesnes Abbey Christmas Market

Come to our free 2 day Christmas Market where you can enjoy browsing through gift stalls, festive foods, fun and community stalls too! Don’t forget the mulled wine and hot…

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Lesnes Abbey Woods Farmers and Craft Market

We are excited to announce that Lesnes Abbey will be having its very own monthly farmers market! This will be on the 2nd Sunday of each month starting from 13th…

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Lesnes Abbey Woods Farmers and Craft Market

We are excited to announce that Lesnes Abbey will be having its very own monthly farmers market! This will be on the 2nd Sunday of each month starting from 13th…

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Lesnes Abbey Woods Farmers and Craft Market

We are excited to announce that Lesnes Abbey will be having its very own monthly farmers market! This will be on the 2nd Sunday of each month starting from 13th…

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Lesnes Active

From a gentle stroll to yoga, pilates or tai-chi classes, Lesnes Active brings you  a great selection of activities to get you moving.

Yoga class sitting in lotus position

Book an exercise class

Try out our free trim trail

Walking group in the woods

Join one of our friendly walking groups

Explore all our activities

Whatever your level of fitness or interests, join us to improve body and mind, make friends and get out and about. There's plenty more on our Lesnes Active page.

Lesnes Learn

It's good to keep learning! Take advantage of our versatile classrooms and outside spaces to learn something new or make something surprising.

Happy woodworkers

Workshops 

Children showing their hand-made masks

Schools programme

A happy group gathering

Group opportunities