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Discover more about what we've been up to at the creek, how you can get involved and what creatures and plants are living in and around Deptford Creek!

Creekside Chronicles: Andy, Sue Godfrey Nature Park Updates

22nd May 2024

If you are familiar with Sue Godfrey Nature Park (which we manage on behalf of Lewisham Council) then you will have noticed a lot of changes on the site over the past 2 years. In December 2022, thanks to a bequest from Mike Paice (a local naturalist and saxophonist), we embarked on two major pieces of work on the site.

Creekside Chronicles: Kelvin, Creekside Manager

25th March 2024

Welcome to another edition of the Creekside Discovery Centre blog!

My name is Kelvin and I am delighted to be the newest member of the Creekside team. Read more to find out about my first few months in post!

O tidings of the Creek

3rd March 2023

Click here to find out how to stay up to date with the latest news from Creekside!

Visit Deptford Creek for London Rivers Week 2022

24th June 2022

Celebrate London's waterways this July! We will be hosting 2 events during London Rivers Week which will help you to better understand and connect with the our local river. 

STEM Club at Creekside

3rd March 2022

Last autumn we developed a series of STEM activities - so far almost 100 young people have spent over 400 hours learning about engineering and wildlife! Read on to find out what they have been learning about...

Give the gift of adventure this holiday season! 

30th November 2021

Low Tide Walk Vouchers now available.

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Top marks for Creekside

29th July 2021

The results are in from our first 2 months of school visits since lockdown lifted. And they don’t disappoint! 

Tideway film spotlights Creekside

22nd July 2021

New film showcases the Creek's history, incredible engineering and how we are building a legacy for people and wildlife

New Funding for Creekside Charity

8th July 2021

Creekside Discovery Centre has been awarded £18k by the Deptford Challenge Trust


£120k Tideway boost!

2nd June 2021

Creekside Discovery Centre is launching a legacy partnership with Tideway, the super sewer builders today

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Ikea creates Creekside hero

26th May 2021

Creekside in new Ikea Ad calls on all of us to be wildlife heros!

Swan drama in the Creek!

17th April 2020

Over the last few weeks the wildlife in and around the Creek has becoming ever more active - none more so than the swans. Here we detail the ups and downs that our resident swans, Queenie and Buster, have experienced recently. But be warned, they are not the only characters in this drama!

Christmas cards by Creekside Discovery Centre

13th November 2019

Why not gift a low tide walk as a Christmas present as well - probably one of the most unusual experiences in London!