Following a massive restoration project in conjunction with the unveiling of London Wildlife Trust’s Woodberry Wetlands urban nature reserve in May, the Grade II listed Coal House opened its doors to the public for the first time since its construction in 1833. Now operating as the bustling Lizzy’s at the Coal House café by day, the former coal store and kitchen situated on the banks of Stoke Newington’s East Reservoir celebrates its first holiday season with a series of cosy evening events, superb festive lunches and exclusive private dining opportunities.

These special evenings allow visitors to witness stunning twilight views and experience the unique serenity of nature and wildlife at the wetlands in the heart of the city after hours. Events will take place 30th November –

22nd December and are available by advance booking only. Full details and booking information for each event is available from www.woodberrywetlands.org.uk/events

Book now for a unique Christmas experience celebrating nature in the heart of the city…



‘Wednesday Winter Warmer’ events take place on Wednesdays 7 – 21 December from 7:00 – 10:00pm at the Coal House, 226 Lordship Road (via Woodberry Wetlands main entrance), London N16 5HQ


Tickets £25.00 + booking fee. Advance booking online via www.woodberrywetlands.org.uk/events or by phone 07971 315746. No minimum party size.

7th December – A Celebration of Christmas Beer & Bratwurst

Resident expert and group director at The Craft Beer Co, Tom Cadden, presents the best of the 2016 seasonal offerings before they disappear into the new year. Expect to taste a wide range of spicy, strong and eccentric ales by Belgian, Scandinavian and German stalwarts as well as from the latest trending British breweries. Your host will fill your head with endless information about collecting, brewing techniques, ingredients, flavours and styles while you fill your stomach with bierkeller style sausages, homemade mustard and pickles. Price includes a minimum of eight beer samples, sausage baguette and pickle selection. Vegetarian option available.

14th December – Artisan Cheese & Wine Tasting Evening

Award winning local artisan cheese maker, Philip Wilton of Wildes Cheese, explains the process of cheese making and how to identify quality in flavour and texture followed by a tasting of their unique range of cheeses. As a perfect accompaniment, independent wine merchant & collector, Matt James from The Bordeaux Cellar will choose an exceptional variety of grapes and blends to compliment the cheeses on offer and will be in attendance to present & discuss the wines. Price includes a minimum of five wine and cheese selections.

21st December – Candle Making, Cake & Cocktails to Warm Your Cockles

Quaff delicious mulled wine, spicy apple cider and other warming winter cocktails whilst learning to cast your very own handmade festive scented candle with award winning luxury eco fragrance & candle making experts, Beauty Handmade. As the candle creations set, guests will have the chance to enjoy a selection of Lizzy’s famous home made cakes and a very special seasonal live music performance. Price includes all materials & personal candle souvenir, entertainment, choice of one hot cocktail drink and cake selection.



Lizzy’s at the Coal House  Christmas lunch and festive private dining package includes mince pies and mulled wine upon arrival, 3 course set menu and tea/coffee. There is also a fully licensed bar serving a wide selection of wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks. Full menus and wine list available from www.woodberrywetlands.org.uk/events.


From 30th November to 22nd December:  Christmas lunch available weekdays from 2:00 – 6:00 pm for parties of 8 or more. Exclusive private dining packages available Thursday – Saturday from 7:00 – 10:00 pm for parties of 20 or more. 18+ adults only.


£29.50 package price per person.  Advance booking only by phone 07971 315746 or by email events@woodberrywetlands.org.uk

All profit from events at Woodberry Wetlands are invested into London Wildlife Trust’s conservation work and its nature reserves.

For more information, contact:

Woodberry Wetlands Events

e. events@woodberrywetlands.org.uk

t. 07971 315745

w. www.woodberrywetlands.org.uk/events

The Coal House at Woodberry Wetlands

Main Entrance via New River Path

Lordship Road, London N16 5HQ

5 minutes walk from Manor House station



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