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Celebrating the Urban Forest by night

21st July 2018 @ 11:45 pm - 22nd July 2018 @ 2:00 am


The second night event of InspiralLondon Night/Day Relay of London as a City Park. From midnight until 2am we will spiral anticlockwise from Battersea towards Camberwell stopping at Stockwell around 2am. During this unique midnight walk you will be invited to join in the lantern displays while being introduced to 21stC Beautification Committee Tree Tops campaign.

Pioneer Inspiral walkers will be rewarded with specially made inspiral champagne or elderflower cordial as we toast the trail and London as a National Park City.  We will also be joined by Inspiral resident ornithologist and orniphilosopher J D Swann as we observe and record the flora and fauna found along the trail by night and by day; recording green spaces – expecially overlooked hotspots of bio-diversity; the urban forest and street trees; traces of past nightlife and the city through the daily cycle, from dusk to dawn, from dawn to dusk.- by adding your eyes, ears and feet to our unique festival of on the ground mapping of the city, by night and by day – you will also provide your own unique set of data, memories and observations to add to our ongoing mapping.

Pioneer Inspiral walkers will be rewarded with specially made inspiral champagne

Instructions, maps and guidance provided on the night. Meet at Battersea Park Station exit from 11.45pm Saturday 21 July to start walk from 12 midnight on Sunday morning. Wear sensible shoes and clothing plus you are advised to bring water and snacks.

All scheduled artist interventions to occur between midnight and 1.30/2pm. You can join us for these events only, by booking tickets for Friday and/or Saturday.

Alternatively support the mapping project by becoming a trail Pioneer  (Declare your interest in joining part or all of the walk events as an Inspiral Relay Pioneer HERE) and secure your place for both midnight walks and for the whole 48 hour event/s.

Note free concession tickets available here (for over 65’s, children under 16, other concession – plus pioneer and inspiral team) Book HERE


21st July 2018 @ 11:45 pm
22nd July 2018 @ 2:00 am


Battersea Park Station (Stop A)
London, SW8 4BU
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