The Abney Park Restoration Project Public Consultation

Hackney Council is in the process of applying for a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to improve Abney Park. Proposed works include further restoration work to the Chapel, a new café and improvements at both entrances. The proposed designs will be on display at the Autumn Fayre on Saturday 20th Oct, please come along and have a look, give us your thoughts and ask any questions you may have. Representatives of the design team and Hackney Council will be there from 11am - 4pm.

Saturday 20th October,
11am - 4pm
All welcome

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Autumn Forest School

Join In The Sticks for our Forest School at Abney Park this Autumn. We love Autumn - the wildlife is on the move, and seasonal changes can be observed and experienced. The abundance of natural materials like colourful leaves, shining conkers, bright red rose-hips and berries call for crafting. The cooler weather is also a perfect excuse for building fires and dens!

Monday 22rd – Friday 27th Oct
10am - 3pm
£40 per day per child, £190 full week
Book at

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Visitors' Centre Opening Times for October

We are now open from 10 am until 4 pm all week, including weekends. Drop in for maps of the park and to chat to our friendly staff for further information on any questions you may have, or peruse our cards, books, posters, t-shirts and other mementos. Please also note that Abney Park will be closing at 6pm from the 16th September and at 5.30pm from the 15th October.

Abney Park Visitors' Centre
Open 10 am - 4 pm

Monday - Sunday

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Autumn Fayre Donations Needed

Do you have any unwanted books, dvds or toys? We are holding our annual Autumn Fayre on Saturday 20th October and we are asking for donations to help the Trust stall or the Abney Park User Group tombola stall. The tombola at the Spring Fayre was very popular, with many great prizes generously donated by local businesses. All donations appreciated. Feel free to contact us with any queries, or drop into the visitors' centre.

Call: 020 72757557

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September Visitors' Centre Opening Times

The opening times for the Abney Park Trust Visitors' Centre will be changing for the next 3 weeks. We will be closed on Monday 3rd, Monday 10th and Monday 17th September. We will be open from 10 am until 4 pm as usual on all other days, including weekends. Drop in for maps of the park, chat to our friendly staff for further information and also peruse our cards, posters, t-shirts and other mementos. Please also note that Abney Park will be closing at 6pm from the 5th to 16th September and 6.30pm from the 17th to 30th September

Abney Park Visitors' Centre

Closed Monday 3rd, 10th, 17th September
Open 10 am - 4 pm

Tuesday - Sunday

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Children’s Summer Art Classes Exhibition

Join us for an exhibition of over 30 pieces of creative work by the children who attended our Summer Art Classes. The exhibition will be held inside Abney Park Chapel and is free, and open to everyone. Refreshments will be provided for the opening on Saturday at 12pm. Dr Zeigam Azizov, the teacher, staff and volunteers will be present to answer any questions about the classes and artwork, along with many of the children. Their families and friends will attend the opening on Saturday. Please continue reading for "Symposium" in Abney Park, by Dr Azizov.

Above artwork by Lilith Silver.

Abney Park Chapel
Sat 1st and Sun 2nd Sept, 
12pm - 4pm
Free, with donations welcome

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Park opening times

Abney Park is open from
8 am year round and
closes at varying times.
The park's current 
opening hours are
8 am – 5.30 pm daily.




The Visitors Centre

Is usually open from
10 am – 3 pm, daily.

Times may vary so
please call before
making a special visit.


Contact Details

Abney Park, Stoke Newington High Street,
London N16 0LH 
Tel: 0207 275 7557
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