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!

Lesnes Events

Toad Hub Self-Guided Nature Trail

Froglife, a UK wildlife charity, is returning to Lesnes Abbey this summer to deliver a toadally ribbiting self-guided nature trail. Suitable for all ages, it will highlight the importance of…

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Beneath your Feet: the Geology of Abbey Wood

Guided 2 hour walk by Diana Clements & Laurie Baker from the London Geodiversity Partnership. Exploring Lesnes Abbey Woods unique geology Abbey Wood is famous for the fossil pit where…

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Global Village World Music Event

Come and enjoy an afternoon of world music and dance in the beautiful surroundings of Lesnes Abbey. All welcome. There will be lots for all the family to see, do,…

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My Teacher is a Troll

Grab your family, your picnic blankets and a sense of adventure to see The Ruined Theatre’s production of  Our Teacher’s a Troll by Dennis Kelly (writer of ‘Matilda the Musical). …

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Functional Fitness

New Functional Fitness Class starting at Lesnes Abbey Lodge starting from Friday 18th June 2021. Experience trainer James Uvieghara will help you improve your general fitness, posture and mobility.  Book…

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The Hundred Club

Sats:10:30-12:00 22 May, 12 June, 3 July – Online 17 July, 21 Aug – Lesnes Abbey Wood The Hundred Club run by artist Ruth Beale is an experimental creative space…

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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


Children showing their hand-made masks

Schools programme

A happy group gathering

Group opportunities