Tree Shepherd Summer Newsletter 2015

Come & support us at the Lambeth Country Show

Sign up to Twist on Station Rise

Herne Hill Parish supported Graduation Event

Tree Shepherd Summer Party and CoPop Pre-launch

We’re buying £100 prizes from the Forest Network

Much, much more…

Lambeth Country Show – the Festival of Love 2015

NICK Patton & Patton DisplayThe fabulous Lambeth Country Show is happening this weekend 18th/19th July – yay! Over 100,000 visitors are expected and we have 26 businesses ranging from French pancakes to hand-knitted toys.

Please come and support. Tony will be serving his Stoffells ketchup on hot-dogs, Mark his fresh fruit drinks and Sue her ‘pork on a fork’. A host of other wares will include African textile goods, vintage homeware & our K’Diva painting kiddies’ faces.

NICK Sharon Wymark Meltzer TrufflesYou’ll find us the Herne Hill side of Brockwell Park, a walk up the hill and on the right – look for ‘Forest Enterprise Network’ tent. Call 07985 397464. Opening times: 12pm-8pm

P.S. You can still grab a table space if you’re insured and fancy trading, but you’d need to get in touch today!


Patton & Patton (pictured)

Meltzer Truffles (pictured)

Tree Shepherd’s looking to pay Forest network members £100 or £50 for prizes

For the wonderful people who have done our annual survey, we will be buying prizes from the network. Please get in touch if you have something to offer valued at £100 or £50. Tree Shepherd will buy!

Plus for students up to April 2015 – if you haven’t yet done the survey, please do it ASAP. We need all of you to complete it. Call us if you have any questions. 020 3697 1540

Tree Shepherd Summer Party and CoPop Pre-launch 28th July 2015

We know how to network at Tree Shepherd. We’re also pretty good at throwing a celebration party. Let’s combine the two and see in the summer in style.

Please come Tues 28th July to our HQ St Matthews Church SW2 1JF. We will be up on the 4th floor.

6.00pm food and drinks will be served

6.30pm welcome address with Colin

7.00pm – 8.30pm CoPop pre-launch


K DivaCoPop are soon to open their brand new shop at Pop Brixton. They are 11 Forest network members who have formed a company and on 28th will showcase their fashion, beauty and home interiors products.

Fashionistas may be interested to know that CoPop are looking for people to join their waiting list. Others may be interested to know that we are putting together a much larger multi-trade co-operative. CoPop is just the start!

K’Diva will be on glitter lips!

L Gertrude's stall night-timeTWIST ON STATION RISE TULSE HILL – Looking for new traders

We have 9 traders already signed up for Twist Popup Market Tulse Hill. We need another 21 – and have until 14th August. If you would like to trade at this new market, please contact 020 3697 1540

Cost: £20 per market for people on benefits; £40 per market if not on benefits

Special Graduation Event!

IMG_4456Tuesday 21st July 6pm-9pm at Sunshine International Arts, 209a Coldharbour Lane, Brixton SW9 8RU

This year Milkwood Residents have been supported on our programme by the Herne Hill Parish community. Its a great example of a micro-economy being encouraged to thrive by tapping into neighbourhood support and entrepreneurialism.

Are you a resident or business from around this area?

Maybe you’re a graduate from the Loughborough Junction Coldharbour course last year?

We would love you to come and share your stories and support these new graduates. Wine and food served.

RSVP or 020 3697 1540

Last Social Media Workshop before the Summer!

Thursday 30th July 2pm – 5pm at Omnibus, 1 Clapham Common Northside, SW40QW

Bookings: 020 3697 1541 or

Other news:

Kind donors for Twist on Station Rise

If you are not a trader but would like to pledge your support via the crowd-funding platform, all donations large and small are welcome.


High Trees Community Event on 25th July – Free Chance to Trade

If you are insured and looking for a local trade opportunity, please contact or call 07725 259206

Shout out to the Iron Ladies!

Iron Ladies employ men too. Their great gardening team cleared my over-grown garden at a great price. Lydia says thank you! For vacancies or to book a great cleaning / maintenance service call Clair on 07793 593561

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