27th August to 9th September

Walks Talks

Below are the Walks & Talks that took place during 2017. Details of those taking place during Plumstravaganza 2018 will appear here in due course.

The Old Mill: Histories and Mysteries 

The History Mill presents: -

From 2pm until 5pm: - An exhibition of maps, photographs and documents telling the fascinating story of the Old Mill and it's key role in the history of Plumstead Common. At 2.15, 3.15 and 4.15 there will be Guided walks around the Old Mill and the surrounding area of the Common. All welcome Free Event. Optional donation for the Plumstead Make Merry after each guided walk.


Foraging Walk 

Meet at the top (southern end) of Garland Road by entrance to Shrewsbury Park (as shown below). The walk will begin at 2.30pm and will take about 1.5 hours and finish at the car park off Plum Lane.

Join us for an introduction to foraging walks, suitable for beginners. You will learn to identify around 18 common forageable species, be shown where they grow and taste some of them too!

You may also bring along something to take home the things you come across, if you wish.

Please wear suitable footwear and be aware we will be walking uphill. This walk is aimed at adults.

Meeting point for Shrewsbury Park Foraging Walk