FoRCE “Ideas Harvest”

The Friends of Rochester Churchfields and Esplanade (FoRCE) would like you to share your thoughts and ideas for possible improvements to the greenspaces from Rochester Bridge along to Baty's Marsh and up to St Margaret's Church by completing an online survey – which should only take around 5mins. Click here to open the survey

Help clean up our Esplanade (pre-booking essential)

To comply with current social distancing rules, spaces must be pre-booked so that small groups of no more than six people can be organised. Groups will start at staggered times from 10am onwards. Volunteers from the same household, including supervised children, are most welcome but must remain in the same group. However, at the present … Continue reading Help clean up our Esplanade (pre-booking essential)

Rochester Esplanade Litter Pick and Ideas Walk – Saturday 28th March 2020 **POSTPONED**

In the light of the current situation, the FoRCE have taken the decision to postpone the Litter Pick and Ideas Walk until the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis is over.  Do please join the Friends of Rochester Churchfields & Esplanade for a Litter Pick on Saturday 28th March 10-11am.  We will be meeting outside the Cruising Club … Continue reading Rochester Esplanade Litter Pick and Ideas Walk – Saturday 28th March 2020 **POSTPONED**

Help build the Friends of Rochester Esplanade Group & AGM – Tue 28 Jan 2020

Help build our Friends:  There are loads of ways you can help our group: spreading the word, increasing our membership, helping organise stuff, joining the committee, representing us, fundraising and more besides and we’ll be doing some practical stuff on the night to kick this off, and we need your help to do it.  This … Continue reading Help build the Friends of Rochester Esplanade Group & AGM – Tue 28 Jan 2020

Friends of the Esplanade – Open Meeting Tue 5 Nov 2019

Following a very successful first meeting back in July, we've been trying to find the best way to take this group forwards. Thanks to some great support, the time has come to get together again and a meeting has been arranged for 7:30pm on Tuesday 5th November at the Medway Adult Education Centre (Rochester Library), … Continue reading Friends of the Esplanade – Open Meeting Tue 5 Nov 2019

Friends of the Esplanade – Open Meeting Tue 3 Sep 2019

The second meeting of this new group will be held at St. Margaret's Church on St. Margaret's Street ME1 1UF on Tuesday 3rd September at 7.30pm - all welcome. The first meeting, held on 30th July, was attended by 18 people currently interested in the new group and it was agreed that the remit of … Continue reading Friends of the Esplanade – Open Meeting Tue 3 Sep 2019

Suffrage Sensory Garden Rochester

Plans are underway to create a Sensory Garden from an existing raised garden space on Rochester Esplanade where disabled and non-disabled visitors will be able to enjoy a range of educational and recreational sensory experiences. This will be achieved using a combination of the existing landscape, together with bee and butterfly friendly plants, herbs and … Continue reading Suffrage Sensory Garden Rochester