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Thrive @ Battersea Park
Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until Fri 25 May, 2018
Across our four gardens in Battersea Park we will be presenting a series of events as part of Chelsea Fringe 2018, see individual listings for details of events, but please drop in at any time during the Festival.
Thrive uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable.
This is known as social and therapeutic horticulture – the process of working with plants to improve physical and psychological health, and communication and thinking skills.
Using the garden as a safe and secure environment in which to develop an individual’s ability to socialise, make friends, and gain practical skills that make them more independent and self-reliant.
Using gardening tasks and the environment Thrive horticultural therapists build a set of activities for each gardener aimed at improving their health and wellbeing and achieving particular goals identified by the gardener themselves or by their family, support workers or carers.
Gardens offer the peace and tranquillity needed for rehabilitation and recovery. And, being given the opportunity to develop an interest in gardening will give benefits that can last a life time.
- London postcode (first part)
- SW11 4NJ
- London Borough
- Detailed directions to the venue
- Across 4 gardens in Battersea Park
- Nearest tube station / rail station
- Battersea Park or Sloane Square