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How Many GoodGym Planter Painters does it take to paint pristine pallet planters...?

9 GoodGymers made their way to help the Woolwich Works Garden project in Greenwich.

  • Bea Erdelyszky
  • Kerry
  • Greenwich runner
  • Sarah Hornsey
  • Greenwich runner
  • Julian Osman
  • Rachel Henry
  • Sarah M
  • Wandsworth runner
Wednesday, 24th of April 2024
Led by Rachel Henry

On a chilly but bright April evening, 9 GoodGym-ers met in Woolwich for a painting task at the brilliant venue which is Woolwich Works. A quick game of shark attack and a run along the river warmed us up before our task which was, as you've guessed, to paint some planters made from reclaimed wood pallets in the Woolwich Works courtyard. If you've not heard of it, Woolwich Works is a collection of previously military buildings in Woolwich Arsenal, historically known as The Royal Laboratories, and home to a fireworks factory. Its now a huge cultural hub, hosting events such as live music & comedy, food festivals & community groups. The pallet planters were soon well on their way to transformation with primer paint, then we could get started on the fun stuff - making them colourful! (WW logo colours) Once they're finished they'll make a fab addition to the courtyard- home to flowers & herbs etc for use in the cafe.

Thanks to all involved! Our next group run is on Sunday for the litter pick and next Wednesday we're back at the Hervey Road Sports Field - hope you can join us!

Report written by Sarah M

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