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May 2016

Damselflies in spring

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Saturdays 2-5pm; Sundays 11am-5pm
The Factory Press, 85 Clifden Road
London, E5 0LW United Kingdom
free

Factory Press open studio - Escape the hustle and bustle of Chatsworth Road Market, enter through the charming walled-in yard to see mini installations, artefacts and original artists' prints of all things floral. Saturdays from 2pm to 5pm and Sundays 11am to 5pm

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Freedom Street Opening

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Orange Square, Belgravia
London, Greater London SW1W 8LP United Kingdom
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Free

Floriferous ‘Freedom Street’ London is changing…….. There are 13,000 slaves in London and the UK. People held in captivity and illegally forced to work. We are changing Orange Square in Pimlico to ‘Freedom Street’ and decorating it with colourful, floriferous planters. We will be celebrating our own freedom, while calling for the same for Britain’s victims of modern slavery. Freedom Street will be opened by the Bishop of London and Karen Gibson & the renowned Kingdom Gospel Choir. Come along…

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Do Trees Talk (and if so, do they talk to bees)?

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
The Cube Cinema, Dove Street South
Bristol , Avon BS2 8JD United Kingdom
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£4 – £5

Are trees the strong, silent type or is there a lot of forest chatter going on? We will be exploring the idea that trees not only communicate with one another but are also in dialogue with insects including bees. River of Flowers and BeeBristol will be presenting the documentary film ‘In the Mind of Plants’ at The Cube Cinema, Bristol. This fascinating expose of the secret world of plants will be followed by an audience discussion with panelists from both sides…

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Freedom Street

Mon 23 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Mon 30 May, 2016

Orange Square, Belgravia
London, Greater London SW1W 8LP United Kingdom
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Free

Floriferous ‘Freedom Street’ London is changing……..There are 13,000 slaves in London and the UK. People held in captivity and illegally forced to work.We are changing Orange Square in Pimlico to ‘Freedom Street’ and decorating it with colourful, floriferous planters. Each day from Monday to Saturday, a different anti-slavery charity will use Freedom Street to raise awareness of modern slavery in the UK. Join us in changing London to a slave-free city. Join the campaign: #askthequestion  #slavefree? Website :    Twitter:     Facebook:  …

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Flowers and fairies beautify the town

Mon 23 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm JST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Unnamed Venue japan Japan

I, Qumin, love to take photos of fairies flying freely at the parks, gardens and in the beauty of the Mother Nature. With these photos and flowers, I beautify the town. These Fairies are wooden handcrafted figures of my art work. My Fairies are inspired by the plants and insects. And these Qumin Fairies are small enough to fit in your hand. In order to create the entrance of the fairy world, I decorate the town trees and window edges…

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An annual event special – Live in the garden

Mon 23 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm JST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Bloom and Broom – Garden and Café Archipelago, 2780 Singyoda
Nagakute, Aichi-ken 480-1306 Japan
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In our blooming garden, we have a party with  a Celtic musician ‘Yujo- band’ The garden where dusk approaches is romantic. The sound that is playful, is spirited and is serious, and is gentle of the Yujo orchestra sounds through the garden. I wish that there wants to be so the space that we create. A garden and music and a meal. Until the dim sound that the leaf of trees rubs, the cry of frog of the pond, the…

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The Crystal Garden

Mon 23 May, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Kings Arms Barn, Market Place, Kings Road, Henley on Thames
HENLEY-ON-THAMES, Oxfordshire RG9 2DG United Kingdom
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£5

Be Well  is located in the courtyard gardens of the King’s Arms Barn in the Market Place, Henley on Thames. It will be holding an Open Day on 23 May 2016, 12-3pm. You are invited to come along to experience a number of holistic healing services from practitioners including hand massage, reiki, intuitive readings and more…...and learn techniques in making kitchen garden oils using marigold and garden herbs, see pebble art and floral art created in meditation. Suggested donation of…

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Sketches inspired by stories and sights. Thrive @ Battersea invites Christopher Guest into the Old English Garden

Tue 24 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 29 May, 2016

Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Observe and chat with sculptor and painter, Christopher Guest as he makes sketches inspired by stories and sights of the Old English Garden in Battersea Park. From 10am all day 24th May. A selection of Christopher’s work will be available to purchase from the art hut in the Thrive Main Garden where a small market will be selling art connected with Battersea Park and surrounding neighbourhoods. Made by a local group of established and emerging painters, illustrators and sculptors, prices…

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Thrive @ Battersea Park – Using Gardening to Change Lives

Tue 24 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 29 May, 2016

Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom

Throughout our gardens in Battersea Park, Thrive will present a series of art installations, workshops, children's events, community events, market stall, walks and plant sales. Come along and find out more about the great work Thrive does in London. See listings for individual events.

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Locals @ Art Hut

Tue 24 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 29 May, 2016

Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Thrive is a charity that uses gardening to bring positive changes to the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or those who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable. Set in the Thrive Main Garden on East Carriage Drive, a small market will be selling art connected with Battersea Park and surrounding neighbourhoods. Made by a local group of established and emerging painters, illustrators and sculptors, prices start from under £100 for unframed work. A selection of the work…

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Organism

Tue 24 May, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road
London, Greater London E2 7DG United Kingdom
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free

Espacio Gallery's fourth year on the Chelsea Fringe trail - showing works to do with the natural world : paintings, original prints, sculpture, assemblages, textiles etc

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The Painted Garden

Tue 24 May, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
The Sloane Club, 52 Lower Sloane Street
London, SW1W 8BS United Kingdom

PRIVATE VIEW. An exhibition of watercolour paintings and works in other mediums by Evelyn Binns & Mary-Clare Cornwallis, two established artists who share a love for flowers, plants, birds and animals. Evelyn previously exhibited at The Chelsea Flower Show from 2000 to 2013 and also holds seven RHS Gold Medals awarded at the Society’s Winter Shows. Mary-Clare exhibits regularly in Scotland and England, and has also had shows in the United States. Private view - Tuesday 24 May 6.30pm - 8.30pm. Exhibition…

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Art Squared

Wed 25 May, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Mon 6 June, 2016

Thornhill Crescent Gardens, Thornhill Square,
London, N1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Free

The children of St Andrew's Montessori in Thornhill Square, N1 1BQ have made scores of beautiful bugs, ladybirds and spiders which they have hung in the trees around St Andrew's Church gardens, in Thornhill Crescent, where they play every day. The creatures are helping the children - and visitors - to understand how important wildlife is, and how it can be welcomed and cherished.

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Visions of nature

Wed 25 May, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Mon 6 June, 2016

Oxford House, Derbyshire Street,
Bethnal Green, London , Greater London E2 6HG United Kingdom
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Free

For the exhibition “Visions of nature” artists from different parts of Europe as well as the United States come together to reflect the Chelsea Fringe spirit in different formats including photography to painting to video. Each work reveals the relationship between the artists and the natural elements and shows the connections with nature are a part of their ordinary life. What's your vision of nature? “Visions of nature” artists: Alexandra Pospelova, Carrie Grainger, Chloe Hayes, Daniel Wechsler, Ian Barrington, Izabela…

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The bonsai of the grass

Wed 25 May, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm JST
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Iyasidokoro YU-Club, 57 Benzaiten Moriyama
Ama, Aichi 490-1223 Japan
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Free

"The bonsai of the grass"  is what was planted in combination blooming grass and flowers in the field. Traditional "bonsai" although accompanied by a season of flowers, Those were the flowers in the leading role is the "The bonsai of the grass" . When planting a multiple of flowers on top of the pot, the beginning is a little unnatural, Then from 3 to four years and grow to the original form plants, it will become the natural scenery. Management…

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Thrive ‘Seeds for Stories’ @ Old English Garden, Battersea Park

Wed 25 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 29 May, 2016

Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Seeds for Stories. Intrigued by the various ways in which the Old English Garden has been used by the public and the stories it has witnessed in over a century of existence, Artist Patricia Orem proposes an exchange. Seeds for stories, conversation, memories. As she explores the intersections between public and private memories, stories will be written, recorded and photographed. Thrive is the leading charity in the UK that uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of…

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The Painted Garden

Wed 25 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm BST
The Sloane Club, 52 Lower Sloane Street
London, SW1W 8BS United Kingdom

EXHIBITION DAY 1: An exhibition of watercolour paintings and works in other mediums by Evelyn Binns & Mary-Clare Cornwallis, two established artists who share a love for flowers, plants, birds and animals. Evelyn previously exhibited at The Chelsea Flower Show from 2000 to 2013 and also holds seven RHS Gold Medals awarded at the Society’s Winter Shows. Mary-Clare exhibits regularly in Scotland and England, and has also had shows in the United States. Private view - Tuesday 24 May 6.30pm - 8.30pm.…

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Bonsai Kai at Fenton House

Wed 25 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Opening hours extended to 7pm on Bank Holiday 30 May
Fenton House, Hampstead Grove
London, London NW3 6SP United Kingdom
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£3

Fenton House Garden welcomes back Europe’s oldest bonsai club, Bonsai Kai, who will be displaying their amazing collection of bonsai trees in our 300 year old orchard. The rest of the walled garden is laid out over three levels, featuring formal walks, a sunken rose garden and a kitchen garden, and open Wednesday to Sunday 11am-5pm, last entry 4.30pm. Entry £3. Bonsai Kai’s experts will also be holding bonsai demonstrations on Monday 30th May, from 11am, as part of Fenton’s…

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Walking with The Wasteland

Wed 25 May, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Margate Station, Station Rd
Margate, CT9 United Kingdom

We are delighted to take part in this years Chelsea Fringe Festival. Walking with The Wasteland is a part of the Turner Contemporary Research group which is developing its major Spring 2018 exhibition. This is a community based research group and we are always delighted to have new contributions and ideas. For more about the research group please click HERE . For this event, we will be walking the gardens of Margate, including the beach and public spaces. The walk takes…

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The Painted Garden

Thu 26 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
The Sloane Club, 52 Lower Sloane Street
London, SW1W 8BS United Kingdom

EXHIBITION DAY 2: An exhibition of watercolour paintings and works in other mediums by Evelyn Binns & Mary-Clare Cornwallis, two established artists who share a love for flowers, plants, birds and animals. Evelyn previously exhibited at The Chelsea Flower Show from 2000 to 2013 and also holds seven RHS Gold Medals awarded at the Society’s Winter Shows. Mary-Clare exhibits regularly in Scotland and England, and has also had shows in the United States. Private view - Tuesday 24 May 6.30pm - 8.30pm.…

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Jardiniere

Thu 26 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
Free

Late Night Viewing   Darrieulat & Young create an interior scene displaying slate sculpture and vessels incorporating planting and floral arrangements. Inspired by the Aesthetic Movement, the exhibition will recreate a Fin de Siecle bohemian setting for printed textiles and original watercolours celebrating flora and fauna over two floors of historic House Mill in Bromley-by-Bow.  A late evening showing will be held on 26 May until 7pm. Twitter and Facebook

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CONFINE/33 -dimensionale-

Thu 26 May, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm CEST
CONFINE/33, via Romana, 33
Firenze, Firenze 50125 Italy
Free

A garden may seize its visitor in two moments – its general view and its detailed view.  A play of size and perception, three artists create a journey through varying dimensions in the small courtyard garden Confine/33 (Boundary/33). In contemplation of nature, they invite at times to search, like little explorers, the minute, hidden and camouflaged, at times to look above toward the magnification of a form at its final breath and finally to take note of a voice for the dismissed.…

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Theatre Borscht – Performing Vegetable Pop-up Dinner

Thu 26 May, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm BST
Beaconsfield Gallery, 22 Newport street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom

Title: Theatre Borscht – performing vegetable pop-up dinner at the Ragged Canteen Date and time: Thursday 26th May, 7pm Where: Ragged Canteen at Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, 22 Newport Street, SE11 6AY Description: The Ragged Canteen welcomes BORSCHT – London’s renowned travelling vegetable puppet show. To accompany the performance, the chefs are preparing a specially-themed Ukrainian menu, all vegetarian. Feast your minds and your stomachs! Book your ticket: Eventbrite Facebook and Twitter Nine Elms on the South Bank Chelsea Fringe Festival

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Greenhouse Effect

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm BST
Beaconsfield Gallery, 22 Newport street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom

Title: Greenhouse Effect Date and time: Open for duration of festival during gallery opening times (Wed – Sun, 11am – 5pm) and special event 27 May 6-8pm. Where: Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, 22 Newport St, SE11 6AY Description: Visit Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall (BGV) and its SpaceShip Earth garden during the festival. BGV was set up as a laboratory and hot house for emerging visual artists. We celebrate the fruits of our seedbed residencies with artists Michael Curran, Dafna Talmor and Joseph Walsh and…

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Thrive Pop Up Art Workshop @ Old English Garden

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Thrive Wire Portraits @ Old English Garden 10 -1pm Friday 27 May 10am – 1pm Drop in workshop with visual artist Bella Bown. Thrive is the leading charity in the UK that uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people who are living with disabilities or ill health, or are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable.  

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Herb Garden at The Marksman

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Herb Garden will be launched at The Marksman at an invite-only, botanically-inspired private view on the evening of Thursday 26 May 2016. It will then be open to diners, guests of the public house and Chelsea Fringe visitors during usual opening hours (Monday to Saturday 11am–6pm for the duration of the fringe. Those with a restaurant booking will also be able to enjoy the Herb Garden during the period of their reservation (bookings available for dinner Thursday to Saturday 6–10pm; lunch Saturday 12–3pm and Sunday 12–8pm).
The Marksman Public House and Restaurant, 254 Hackney Road, Hackney
London, London E2 7SJ United Kingdom
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Culinary herbs have been part of the kitchen conversation since humans first began cooking and preserving their own food. Herb Garden at The Marksman explores a range of these aromatic and flavoursome additions through a super-sized version of the restaurant’s permanent working herb garden in the first floor terrace area outside and an exhibition of herbal inspired botanical art in the upstairs dining room. The herb garden and floral installation will be designed by landscape designer Miria Harris, using a…

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Art and Gardens Trail on the Ross of Mull and Iona

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until Mon 30 May, 2016

Art and Gardens Trail, Ross of Mull and Iona
Isle of Mull, Argyll and Bute PA70 United Kingdom
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£5

Gardening on the Ross of Mull and Iona is not for the faint-hearted!  The winter storms can be brutal and, despite the perceived wisdom, long dry spells of weather can occur in Spring and Summer.   Nevertheless, gardeners of the Ross of Mull and Iona will be welcoming visitors to investigate how they have worked with the elements and the wide variety of soil conditions to create their havens of tranquillity.  And each one offers an added attraction - on…

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Threads of Poetry – Reclaiming an urban island of art and greenery in the heart of Florence

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm CEST
Cimitero di Porta a Pinti “degli Inglesi”, Piazzale Donatello 38
Firenze, 50132 Italy
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Threads of Poetry brings together site-specific artworks and poetry responding to the nature of the host environment, Porta A Pinti Protestant Cemetery aka “English Cemetery”. The art event for the Chelsea Fringe Festival provides an usual opportunity to rediscover a long overlooked historical, artistic and landscaped jewel in the heart of Florence. An urban island in the middle of a traffic roundabout, the English Cemetery is a mesmerizing garden and architectural site where history meets present day, retracing the lives…

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Life’s Maze at Greys Court

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames RG9 4PG RG9 4PG United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

An Evening Walk through the Archbishop’s Maze at Greys Court on the 27 May 2016 at 7pm An Archbishop's maze is actually both a turf maze and a labyrinth. You are invited to unravel the spiritual magic of the maze as you walk through the experience of the maze. The Archbishop's Maze works both as a maze and a labyrinth, inviting choices and a sense of journey in the experience, enabling spiritual connection through Christian spiritual symbolism. We are activating the spiritual energies of…

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Visions of nature

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Oxford House, Derbyshire Street,
Bethnal Green, London , Greater London E2 6HG United Kingdom
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Free

For the exhibition “Visions of nature” artists from different parts of Europe as well as the United States come together to reflect the Chelsea Fringe spirit in different formats including photography to painting to video. Each work reveals the relationship between the artists and the natural elements and shows the connections with nature are a part of their ordinary life. What's your vision of nature? “Visions of nature” artists: Alexandra Pospelova, Carrie Grainger, Chloe Hayes, Daniel Wechsler, Ian Barrington, Izabela…

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Sculpting a Garden of Eden Wall Plaque Workshop at Bristol Botanic Garden

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm BST
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Rd, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, Bristol & Bath BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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£60

Peter Garrard returns by popular request to lead another one day workshop this time producing a Garden of Eden wall plaque to enhance your garden He will guide you through the process of working with slabs of clay, making stencils, using coloured slips, underglaze colours and mark-making equipment, providing regular demonstrations through the day to guide you through the different stages of each task. Your work will be made with white clay and fired to earthenware at Peter’s studio ready…

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When is a butt not a butt!

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Romsey Mill Children’s Centre, Hemingford Rd
Cambridge, Cambridgshire CB1 3BZ United Kingdom
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Many cities are witnessing changes to their climate with extreme precipitation causing localised flooding. Within Cambridge there are many areas where surface water flooding is increasing due to changes in the environment coupled with increases in populations, causing more impermeable surfacing which increases the chances of localised flooding. Rain gardens have been shown to lessen that surface water flooding, by collecting the water off roofs and slowing the water flows, prior to dispersing the remaining water that has not evaporated…

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The Papermaker’s Garden

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Mon 30 May, 2016

Kingsgate Workshops Trust, 110-116 Kingsgate Road
London, NW6 2JG United Kingdom
Free

Make your own garden plant papers - an opportunity for visitors of all ages to try out the versatile craft of papermaking using local plant fibres – nettle, geranium, iris leaf and more. Papermaking will take place outside in the yard, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, we will retreat to the studio. Exhibition of handmade paper works on plant themes by Lucy Baxandall and her Morley College students. Handmade paper items will also be available to buy. Facebook  and Twitter

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Digging It Down on Deeside

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 29 May, 2016

Drum Castle Gardens, Drumoak, Banchory
Aberdeen, Scotland AB31 5EY United Kingdom
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£4

Floral Haiku to floral haute couture; potted plants to potting demonstrations; fairy gardens to floating gardens; Digging It Down on Deeside is an eclectic weekend of garden based activities with something for everyone. Bring your teddy to join in our very own garden party; bring your bagpipes to provide pop up music; join a weaving workshop or get ready to puddle with the muddy puddlers; join in an action packed weekend that is all about gardens and enjoying our outside spaces. Donations…

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Dalston Flower Show for Children

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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It’s that time of the year again when children in Dalston get their own flower show! On Saturday 28 May, children can bake their own pizzas in the Garden’s wood-fired oven with chef David from Latto’s Pizzas (12-3pm), join textile artists Emamoke Ukeleghe and Yemi Awosile to make their own ‘Botanical Bag’, inspired by the Garden and help us sow lots of lovely flower seeds to help keep the butterflies and bees happy this summer. Dalston Flower Show for Children continues…

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Towards a Thriving Crop of Poems, Thrive @ Battersea Park

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 3:00 pm, repeating until Sun 29 May, 2016

Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Local writer Hilaire is Thrive Battersea’s poet-in-residence for the Chelsea Fringe and upcoming Open Garden Squares Weekend. Hilaire will spend time in each of Thrive’s gardens, observing the interactions between visitors (human and otherwise) and the surrounding environment, and gathering material for new poems. This work will build on her growing poetical exploration of gardening and London’s green spaces. Hilaire will read a selection of her garden-themed poems in the Old English Garden at 3pm on Saturday 28th and Sunday…

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Sculpture in the Garden Exhibition

Sun 29 May, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until Sat 11 June, 2016

Pangolin London, Kings Place
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
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Free

Pangolin London is delighted to present an ambitious exhibition that brings the ‘outdoors in’. Transforming its sleek, architectural gallery space into three parts: a woodland, formal and walled garden complete with trees and water sculpture, the exhibition explores how sculpture has been synonymous with the landscape since ancient times. 'Sculpture in the Garden’ is the second exhibition in the series created by Pangolin London, which started with ‘Sculpture in the Home’ in 2014 which celebrated the touring exhibitions curated by…

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The Tree of Life with Berakah Project

Sun 29 May, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
St Katharines Parmoor, Parmoor Lane
Frieth, Henley on Thames RG9 6NN United Kingdom
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£15 – £25

Art and musical celebrations celebrating the Tree of Life will be held in the open gardens of St Katharine’s Parmoor. The 500 year old Lebanon sacred cedar tree is a very special tree that over time has developed an extraordinary reputation for its presence and consciousness - many say they can hear whisperings from the tree and when embracing the trunk the tree seems to connect in a heart beat, yet few know of the tree’s presence and power. 2pm…

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Fenton’s Big Picnic

Mon 30 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
Fenton House, Windmill Hill
London , Greater London NW3 6RT United Kingdom
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£3

Celebrating The Year of the English Garden on this Bank Holiday Monday, bring a picnic and while away some time in Fenton's beguiling walled gardens and 300 year-old orchard. Lie on the lawn or find a secluded corner and relax, wine in hand, amongst the flowers. Simple, delicious refreshments from Tangerine Dream, wine by the glass, traditional garden games like croquet, and music from classical duo Bryden & Mathews and English songwriting talent Ned Roberts@nedrobertsmusic. We are also delighted to…

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Perfume in Georgian London

Tue 31 May, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Town House, 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom

Stephen Nelson is a plantsman and perfumer who specialises in re-creating historic fragrances. As part of the Chelsea Fringe, Townhouse will host three talks by Stephen Nelson focusing on the English garden and its direct link to perfume over the past four centuries. Stephen has worked extensively within horticulture and his nursery, Darasina, breeds a range of plants that include pinks, lilacs and lavender, some of which have been featured in planting schemes at the Chelsea Flower Show. Space is limited…

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June 2016

A brush with history: painting a garden mural at Castlehaven Community Park

Wed 1 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until Fri 3 June, 2016

The Haven, 23 Castlehaven Road
London, London NW18RU United Kingdom
Free

Paint a picture of Camden’s past at Castlehaven Community Park. As part of our 30th anniversary celebrations we will be painting a unique mural charting the history of the site. Two centuries ago it was open fields (called Field Number 7). Thirty years ago it was a derelict concrete waste land. Today, we have established a community park and planted a mini-orchard of varied fruit trees and hundreds of plants. The next steps for our four acre site are establishing…

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19th century English Scent

Wed 1 June, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Town House, 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom

Stephen Nelson is a plantsman and perfumer who specialises in re-creating historic fragrances. As part of the Chelsea Fringe, Townhouse will host three talks by Stephen Nelson focusing on the English garden and its direct link to perfume over the past four centuries. Stephen has worked extensively within horticulture and his nursery, Darasina breeds a range of plants that include pinks, lilacs and lavender, some of which have been featured in planting schemed at the Chelsea Flower Show. Space is limited…

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Bar for Purists and garden drinks reception

Wed 1 June, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Embassy Gardens Marketing Suite, Nine Elms Lane
London, London SW8 5BL United Kingdom
Free

Title: Bar for Purists and garden drinks reception Date and time: Wednesday 1st June, 6 – 8pm Where: Embassy Gardens Marketing Suite, Nine Elms Lane, London, SW8 5BL Description: Join artist Nora Silva and her portable ‘Bar for Purists’ as she creates an immersive environment with the selected plants proven to purify air. The audience will be able to sit at the bar and try vegetarian snacks straight from a clean air bubble. All welcome. Book your free limited space…

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Best in Show: Poetry and Flower Dog Sculptures

Thu 2 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, 2a Conway Street
London, W1T 6BA United Kingdom
Free

The Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery presents a collection of Robert Bradford's flower dog sculptures as part of their summer exhibition. The three-storey gallery, which specialises in Western and non-Western art, hosted a floral poetry reading on 2 June. The gallery also has a Mediterranean terrace garden open to visitors.

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A Floral Soirée

Thu 2 June, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST
The Hinds Head in Bray, High Street
Bray, Berkshire SL62AB United Kingdom
£25

A Floral Soirée with Miranda Hackett Flowers at Heston Blumenthal's The Hinds Head in Bray An evening of floral creations to enjoy and savour, in celebration of The Chelsea Fringe Festival. Indulge in an exclusively designed cocktail and sample some floral inspired treats from The Hinds Head's unique kitchen, whilst watching the creation of an intimate floral tablescape by Miranda Hackett Flowers.  Pick up some useful tips and creative ways to dress your table for an informal gathering of friends. Thursday 2nd…

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Blooming Gardens

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Walmer Castle & Gardens, Kingsdown Road
Deal, Kent Kent, CT14 7LJ United Kingdom

Take a step through the garden gate at this hidden corner of the Kent coast, as the borders at Walmer Castle come to life for the summer. With something for families, kids and keen gardeners alike, this weekend explores the wonders of the Great British garden. Take part in the garden talks and tours from our experts. Find something different from the plant traders’ stalls for your own pots or borders. Taste local produce and indulge in an afternoon tea…

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Dove Florisce la Jacaranda – IV Edition

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm CEST
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Giardino di Villa Trinità, Via Trinità 34
Mascalucia (Catania), 95030 Italy
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Plant show in a private garden. The theme of the year is "plants and artists in the garden".  The garden of Villa Trinità, Mascalucia Etna (CT), one the Great Italian Gardens, hosts this year an exhibition of sculptures by Stefania Pennacchio a ceramic artist, inspired by the myth of the nymph Galatea who fell in love with the shepherd Aci; other artists and musicians will be present giving their tribute. Specialized nurseries, artisans, gardeners will be present in the garden.

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Flower Nation: Invaders, Migrants and Weeds in the British Garden

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:45 am - 4:15 pm BST
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University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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£4.50

This exhibition is a response to this theme by Howard Sooley, the photographer and film-maker, who first depicted gardens in iconic images of the garden of his friend Derek Jarman at Dungeness. He has included personal references such as the plane trees which criss-cross the sky outside his studio in London Fields, and cites as a favourite book ‘The Englishman’s Flora’ by Geoffrey Grigson (1955). 2016 is Visit England’s ‘Year of the English Garden’ and ever since the age of…

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At the time of Sunset… in the Territory of Re-Naissance

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm CEST
Vinci, Piazza dei Conti Guidi
Vinci, Florence 50059 Italy
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14€ – 29€

Art Floor for Chelsea Fringe Festival in Florence The Olive Grove of Montalbano becomes the stage of a theatre beneath the night sky, everyone is an actor, dance and music become one piece in the quite of the nighttime.
Art Theater becomes improvisation, a gap gets opened in the middle of space and time, thanks to the ancient ceremony of Butō Performance. Choreographies by Chiara Burgio e Cleopatra Camaioni. At the end of the performance, the holistic-emotional Lab will engage the participants in a sort…

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Capture the Sun with Melanie King

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm BST
Embassy Gardens Marketing Suite, Nine Elms Lane
London, London SW8 5BL United Kingdom
Free

Title: Capture the Sun with Melanie King - Photographic printing outdoors with flowers Date & time: Sunday 5th June, 11.30am – 3.30pm Where: Embassy Gardens Marketing Suite, Nine Elms Lane, London, SW8 5BL Join photographer Melanie King and artists Corinne Silva and Alice Cazenave in a family workshop to create a massive cyanotype print using sunlight and flowers from Covent Garden. Suitable for children aged 5+ with supervision. Book your free place at www.nineelmslondon.com All welcome. Nine Elms on the…

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Pick a flower, paint a flower, plant a flower

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Cranbrook Community Centre & Food Garden, Mace Street
London, E2 0RB United Kingdom
Free

An opportunity to visit our award winning food garden on the Lubetkin designed Cranbrook Estate in Bethnal Green. Pick a flower from the garden, or choose one we have already picked and create an artwork based on it. Afterwards plant wildflower seeds in the grounds of the community centre, in the garden, or in a pot to take home with you. Facebook and Twitter

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Un Orto in Paradiso

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST
Antonio Saliola, Via Benny Faeti , 2
Petrella Guidi (Sant'Agata Feltria), Rimini 47866 Italy
€10

Un Orto in Paradiso Il Maestro Antonio Saliola (www.saliola.it) da sempre pittore di giardini, ha creato in un antico borgo del Montefeltro, Petrella Guidi, un orto giardino reale chiamandolo Quasi Orto: un quadro vivente dove ha usato piante, scale e siepi invece di pennelli e colori. Potrete passeggiare con lui per otto stanze sotto il cielo dove incontrerete archi di rose, statue di piccole fate, un mini labirinto di bossi, un dipinto di sette metri, un albero biblioteca e un'edicola di libri.…

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Quilt Garden Day

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Textile artist Katherine May has been leading Hackney residents in ‘Quilt Garden’ –  a community ‘patchwork’ project – transforming their old clothes and fabrics into a communal piece to hang in the Garden. In a special event for Chelsea Fringe, we’re celebrating the completion of the work, with a display of the finished piece, in among the trees and flowers of the Garden. Visitors will also be able to read the stories of the fabrics which were shared along the way, hear Katherine talk about the…

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Alla scoperta del Giardino Storico di Palazzo Moroni e del suo futuro orticolo

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm CEST
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Fondazione Museo di Palazzo Moroni, Via Porta Dipinta 12
Bergamo, Bergamo 24129 Italy
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domenica 5 giugno e domenica 12 giugno ore:14:30-19 "alla scoperta del Giardino Storico di Palazzo Moroni e del suo futuro orticolo” un percorso a tappe consente ai visitatori di conoscere la storia dei giardini del Palazzo, partecipare al riconoscimento delle piante presenti, capire e dire la propria sul futuro produttivo dell'ortaglia Sunday June the 5th and Sunday June 12th from :14:30-19 “Discovering the historic gardens of Palazzo Moroni and their horticultural future” The event is a journey in stages, which…

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Perfume: a century of scents

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Town House, 5 Fournier Street
London, E1 6QE United Kingdom
Free

Lizzie Olstrom, or Odette Toilette, has been changing the way we think about scent for the past six years and will be giving a talk on 20th century perfume and the simulation of nature. Lizzie has created sensory experiences for many brands, galleries and museums including Aesop, the British Museum and Somerset House and is author of 'Perfume: a century of scents'. Space is limited so booking essential.  Follow this link to Eventbrite to reserve your place and visit our…

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L’ortoinsalotto: la natura sfacciata! (Vegetable garden in the living room: oh shameless nature!)

Wed 8 June, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CEST
Pista di pattinaggio, viale Paoli
firenze, firenze 50133 Italy
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L’ortoinsalotto: la natura sfacciata! Chiudi gli occhi, immagina di essere nel salotto di casa, all’improvviso, mentre guardi comodamente la tv, i tuoi piedi sprofondano in un prato verde, lo schermo esplode e tanti fiori colorati irrompono nella stanza. Senti il profumo dell’aria, dei fiori, ti viene fame… Ti va una fragola? Un ravanello? Forse preferisci gustare un bel fiore? 8 giugno 2016 ore 19 Pista di pattinaggio lato stadio viale Paoli Installazione a cura di: Lucia Giangrandi garden designer Laura…

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Heywood and Condie’s Greenhouse

Thu 9 June, 2016
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Royal British Society of Sculptors, 108 Old Brompton Road
London, London SW7 3RA United Kingdom
Free

An outdoor installation on the forecourt of Royal British Society of Sculptors as part of Altered States new exhibition. Horticultural installation artists Heywood & Condie have created a piece of sculptural architecture consisting of a greenhouse constructed from salvaged 18th and 19th stained glass. The Christian imagery has been dismantled and reused to present a world of chimeras, mythical creatures and folkloric hybrids. Part plant/part human/part insect, these images combine to suggest a more primitive world, symbols and patterns which humans…

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Gardens in Miniature from thejoyofplants.co.uk

Thu 9 June, 2016
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Brixton, Chelsea and Southbank London, Greater London United Kingdom

Thejoyofplants.co.uk is getting to the bottom of London’s pothole crisis by teaming up with Steve Wheen, The Pothole Gardener, to beautify the unsightly holes that line the London city streets in the most unexpected of ways. The grand finale of the Chelsea Fringe festival sees these totally unexpected three miniature creations launch around London from Thursday 9th June. The micro gardens have been designed not just to make passers by smile, but to inspire Londoners to be creative with their…

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“Nel Giardino di Boboli” Passeggiata letteraria con Marco Vichi

Thu 9 June, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm CEST
Giardino di Boboli, Piazzale di Porta Romana
Florence, 50120 Italy
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Una passeggiata nel Giardino di Boboli con lo scrittore Marco Vichi che, insieme all’attore Lorenzo Degli Innocenti, legge e racconta passi del suo libro Nel Giardino di Boboli (Maschietto Editore). Marco Vichi, inventore del Commissario Bordelli e autore di romanzi di successo tradotti in tutto il mondo, questa volta prende per mano bambini, ragazzi e persone di ogni età per accompagnarli alla scoperta di un luogo meraviglioso e pieno di segreti nel cuore di Firenze. La prima parte del libro…

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Botanical Dyes

Thu 9 June, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
£12.00

Botanical Dyes Thursday 9th June | 6.30pm - 8.30pm  Spend an evening surrounded by colour! We will be looking at botanical dyes and how we can create a whole spectrum of colours using just three ingredients, red, yellow and blue. This is a brilliant introduction to the world of natural dyeing. Silk will be provided and prepared ready for dyeing. By the end of the evening you will leave with a range of beautifully dyed samples. Please note: Please bring…

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Barbara Hepworth Summer Garden Party

Fri 10 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Pop-up sculpture park next to Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, Newport Street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom

Title: Barbara Hepworth Summer Garden Party Date & Time: Friday 10th June, 12pm -3pm Where: Pop-up sculpture park next to Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, SE11 6AY Description: Vauxhall One is hosting a summer garden party with acoustic music and Pimm’s in the striking Barbra Hepworth inspired garden. Previously positioned in front of Tate Britain, the garden which reflects the bold lines and simplicity in Hepworth’s work has been relocated to the corner of Newport St. next door to Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall.…

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Once upon a time in a garden…

Fri 10 June, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until Sat 11 June, 2016

Mary’s Living & Giving Shop for Save the Children, 109 Regents Park Road
London, NW1 8UR United Kingdom

Temporary installation related to the fairytale world. The magic world of the fairytales helps children to develop their imagination and their capacity to understand what is rational and what is fantastic. Children learn new words, new linguistic and emotional tools. Children learn how to deal with strong emotions in a protected environment, with their family next to them. Through fairytales children learn what is right and wrong about their behaviours. The positive outcome of the story and the problems solved…

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Herbal Memories, Remedies and Recipes

Fri 10 June, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
The Museum of Cambridge, 2/3 Castle Street
Cambridge , Cambs CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Free

Gathering stories and promoting memories through sensory recollections with herbs - a treat for the senses from the Museum of Cambridge Courtyard. Please bring favourite herbal remedies or recipes to share, or just come along to enjoy our fresh herbal teas and the sensory memories evoked. Celebrating the installation of the community raised-bed of herbs created out of reclaimed pallets by local charity Make-Do-And-Mend and sharing stories to create a Cambridge book of Herbal Memories, Remedies and Recipes.

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Flower Nation: Howard Sooley ‘In Conversation’ with Tim Richardson

Fri 10 June, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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In association with the exhibition currently on display in the Devers Room at the University of  Bristol Botanic Garden, Flower Nation: Invaders, Migrants and Weeds in the British Garden, photographer Howard Sooley will be 'in conversation' with garden writer and Chelsea Fringe director Tim Richardson. Howard will explain the impulses behind the exhibition and the process of putting it together, with reference to the underlying metaphor of 'plants as immigrants'. How far can we push this analogy? And can it…

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Chelsea Fringe Poland in Gubin – Weekend of Open Gardens

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm CEST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

FROGARDEN, Kollataja 12
Gubin, Lubuskie 66-620 Poland
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Award winning garden designer Arek Luc with some friends open their gardens in Gubin for public. Tasting of produce and products made of them included. Meeting with Tomek Ciesielski – member of Garden Media Guild and Professional Garden Photographers’ Association. Location: starting point – Kollataja 12, 66-620 Gubin, Poland. Date: 11 & 12 June 2016. Time: 10am – 5pm.

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Open Orchard Poetry Tour

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
West Norwood railway station, Knights Hill
West Norwood, LONDON, SE27 0HS United Kingdom
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Join the Open Orchard Project and Poetry Slabs for a walking tour of some of the mini-orchards planted in West Norwood over the last two years. Discover the power of bringing communities together through the planting of fruit trees and through the poetrification of the public realm. Along the way there will be local history, poetry readings, a little art, and some history - everyone can participate. We'll start the walk at West Norwood railway station at 10am and return…

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Roof Garden Fun Day

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Doddington Community Roof Garden, Doddington and Rollo Estate
London, London SW11 5HD United Kingdom
Free

Games, strawberry-picking, slug-and-snail-hunting, story-telling, face-painting, food, music and art activities ... and all on a roof. Come celebrate the summertime at the Doddington and Rollo Community Roof Garden’s annual family day starting from 11am, with food at 1pm and fun throughout. All welcome and it’s totally free. Our beautiful roof top garden is at the heart of the Doddington and Rollo estate, a five-minute walk from Queenstown Road or Battersea Park Station. You will find us across the square behind Battersea Park Road…

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Nine Songs for Nine Elms

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Doddington Community Roof Garden, Doddington and Rollo Estate
London, London SW11 5HD United Kingdom
Free

UP Projects are working with visual artist Lucy Cash to explore the horticultural history of Battersea and the Nine Elms area through the process of song writing and filmmaking. This on-going project connects local people, groups and schools with the area's rich history and shifting landscapes through workshops and events. Working in partnership with the Doddington and Rollo Community Roof Garden, Lucy Cash will be running activities and performances relating to the green heritage of the estate and surrounding area,…

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Beneath the Willow

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Wilton Estate Community Garden, Greenwood Road
London, E8 1BD United Kingdom

A fun filled day of family activities centred around an ever expanding community garden in a lush green housing estate in the heart of Hackney. Forget London Fields this is the real hidden gem of Hackney Central. During the day there will be willow craft where you can make a bird feeder to encourage small birds (and quite possibly the parrots) into your garden, along with simple willow stars for the younger attendees to make and dreamcatchers. Combined with a…

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Agrumia – Incontri tra arte e botanica al Giardino dell’Iris

Sun 12 June, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 7:00 pm CEST
Giardino dell’Iris, Giardino dell'Iris, Piazzale Michelangelo
Firenze, Italy
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L’Associazione per la Diffusione delle Piante tra Amatori (A.Di.P.A.) e la Società Toscana di Orticoltura organizzano nella splendida cornice del Giardino dell’iris di Firenze un’intera giornata dedicata all’incontro tra arte e botanica. Il programma prevede: Ore 10:00 – 11,45 Gli antichi agrumi dei Medici – presentazione dei preziosi acquerelli botanici della pittrice Simonetta Occhipinti, premiati a Londra con la Gold Medal della Royal Horticulture Society all'International Botanical Art Show 2016. La coltivazione degli agrumi: tecniche e segreti - Conferenza a…

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Gli antichi agrumi dei Medici

Sun 12 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
Giardino dell’Iris, Giardino dell'Iris, Piazzale Michelangelo
Firenze, Italy
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Simonetta Occhipinti, pittrice botanica ed appassionata di piante, espone nello Chalet del Giardino dell’Iris gli acquerelli recentemente premiati con la medaglia d'oro dalla Royal Horticultural Society in occasione del London Botanical Art Show 2016. Le tavole botaniche, realizzate con una tecnica altamente raffinata, si collocano felicemente nella tradizione naturalistica fiorentina non solo per il loro stile, ma anche per il soggetto che rappresentano: gli antichi agrumi delle coltivazioni medicee. Fu infatti grazie ai Medici che la coltivazione in vaso di agrumi in…

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Drawing Bees on Fowers

Sun 12 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Art in the Park, Chumleigh Gardens, Chumleigh Street
London, SE5 0RJ United Kingdom
£10

An introduction to bee behaviour on flowers and basic drawing techniques for drawing flowers Sketch bees in the world gardens at Chumleigh Gardens The session includes an introduction to basic bee anatomy and a chance to view bees up close with microscope and hand lenses. Elle Salt is a wildlife artist specialising in birds and insects. She works primarily in watercolour and exhibits locally around South London and in national wildlife art exhibitions. She is currently creating work that is…

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Reclaimed, Recycled, Reshaped: Learn to make your own wire sculpture

Sun 12 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Maureen Michaelson Gallery, Maureen Michaelson Gallery, 17 Belsize Lane, Hampstead
London , Hampstead NW3 5AD United Kingdom
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FIONA CAMPBELL, fresh from making the copper woven canopy for this year’s Viking Cruises show garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, will be demonstrating her sculpting techniques. Her sculptures are made from recycled materials such as copper, plastic, wool and twine. For ages 8+ to 80s, a fun day of watching an artist at work and maybe even try your hand at making some art! Demonstrations between 11am and 5pm. Visitors can pop in at any time of the day…

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‘Pollinators not Pollutors’ – Picnic at Priory Common Orchard

Sun 12 June, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Priory Common Orchard, Priory Road, corner of Redston Road
London, N8 8NB United Kingdom
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STOP PRESS If it's still raining later  the alternative plan is to go to the Victoria Stakes where they are giving us the garden area. We can eat our food there, and children are welcome, but unfortunately we won't be able to have the live music. For people who don't fancy the pub, Rebecca will be leading an alternative group down to the Meadow Orchard Project   Fun 'Big Lunch' picnic in lovely local growing project. Guest contributions include; River…

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May 2017

The HotHouse

Sat 20 May, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Embassy Gardens, New Union Square, 5 Nine Elms Ln
London, Greater London SW8 5DA United Kingdom
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Chelsea Fringe pop-up cultural space featuring a range of horticulture inspired art workshops and activities, as well as inspirational talks and intergenerational gardening activities. For detailed timings please visit our website here

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Dawn to Dusk by Tord Boontje

Sat 20 May, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Riverside Gardens, Nine Elms Lane
London, Greater London SW8 5NB United Kingdom
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Free

Enjoy Tord Boontje’s new rotating seats combined with planters to add green moments to your walk along the river. Take a rest surrounded by plants and enjoy the spectacular views over the River Thames. Official launch on May 20th, to coincide with the Chelsea Fringe

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King’s Road Flower Power

Sat 20 May, 2017
King’s Road, Chelsea, King's Road
Chelsea, Greater London SW3 United Kingdom
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King's Road, Chelsea is a mile long stretch of shops, cafés and restaurants in one of Europe's most densely populated areas. In the 18th century King's Road was home to an abundance of nurseries from Sloane Square to World's End. We are bringing together floral designs from hanging flower baskets to ground displays through a collaboration between those who live, learn and work on the King's Road. Take a stroll along this historic stretch and see how flowers are used…

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Battersea Power Station Storybox

Sat 20 May, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Meeting point: Grosvenor Arch, Circus West Village
London, Greater London SW8 4NU United Kingdom
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Battersea Power Station have partnered with Battersea based social enterprise Chocolate Films to collect your memories of the power station. Inside a refurbished K2 phone box designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the very same architect who designed the Power Station, watch stories told by other local residents, and record your own memories of the power station so they can be added to our archive of local history, and become part of a film which will be shared later on…

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Brixton Botanic

Sat 20 May, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

F. Mondays, 112A Brixton Hll
London, Greater London SW2 1AH United Kingdom
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Brixton Botanic is a design led, plant lovers residency at FMonday’s café on Brixton Hill, created by Grand Designs Live Garden Designer of the Year and the designer of the FMonday’s café garden, Marc O’Neill. Launching for Chelsea Fringe and running through to July 2017, Marc will be at Brixton Botanic every Saturday offering design and practical advice on transforming gardens. Marc recommends bringing a selection of photographs for reference. Hidden within the garden at the café and available to…

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Sgt Pepper at Chiswick House and Gardens

Sat 20 May, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Chiswick House and Gardens, Burlington Lane
London, W4 2RP United Kingdom
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Follow in the footsteps of the Fab Four, visiting the Exedra, the Wilderness, Inigo Jones archway and Conservatory and “Get Back” to where the Beatles made music history half a century ago. To celebrate 50 years since the release of The Beatles Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club album, Chiswick House and Gardens will host an extraordinary garden installation in partnership with Gavin Jones Ltd, recreating the infamous album cover in front of the Ionic Temple. It was here in May…

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Mosaics and Dye Bed

Sat 20 May, 2017
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Every day until 4 June
Herb Garden, Battersea Park
London, Greater London Sw114NJ United Kingdom
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An opportunity for visitors to view the mosaics in the Herb Garden - mosaics inspired by the collection of dye plants grown by Thrive gardeners in the Herb Garden in Battersea Park. Thrive is the leading charity in the UK that uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people who are living with disabilities or ill health, or are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable.

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Ode to Nature

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Oxford House, Derbyshire Street
London, Bethnal Green E2 6HG United Kingdom
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Oxford House and The Chelsea Fringe Festival will be hosting a show featuring works by four artists to celebrate the diversity of nature. The exhibition 'Ode to Nature' will feature different formats: from painting, to collage, to mosaics. Each artist plays on a combination of shapes, colours, strength and fragility using their own relationship to nature. This will create an interesting study of contrasts. Each work also reveals the necessity of conveying a message to the contemporary viewer – whether it is a pure…

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Japanese Bamboo Garden

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Broadgate Plaza, Broadgate Plaza
London, Greater London EC2M 3WA United Kingdom
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Relax in the Japanese Garden situated at Broadgate Plaza, ideal for a digital detox and to practice mindfulness and calm. Striking pillars of bamboo sit in between Broadgate Tower and 201 Bishopsgate, allowing visitors to clear their heads and unwind with yoga classes such as Yin Yoga and Qigiong. If yoga isn’t for you, take 10 minutes to enjoy a free head and shoulder massage, all while surrounded by the soothing bamboo. An ideal opportunity to unplug from the office…

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In Full Bloom

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
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Closed Saturday and Sunday
Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, Lots Road
London, Greater London SW10 0XE United Kingdom
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Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is delighted to partner with The Chelsea Fringe - a festival celebrating flowers, plants and gardens across the capital and beyond. Europe’s premier design centre has commissioned a bold installation that reflects a current cultural zeitgeist in garden design. Featuring sunflowers handmade from the latest products, it presents a ‘home grown’ garden in an entirely new way. Designs inspired by flora and fauna is a key theme for spring/summer, and there are design trails to bring the abundance in…

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Bloomin’ Jewels

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Daily until 3 June except Sunday 28 May
Contemporary Applied Arts, 89 Southwark Street
London, Greater London SE1 0HX United Kingdom
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Image: Rebecca Wilkes The blossoming of the floral in contemporary jewellery Floral motifs have long inspired jewellers; indeed since the first of man’s ancestors used a bloom for self-adornment, botanical motifs have been a key feature of jewellery designs. Bloomin' Jewels explores how botanical forms can also be a powerful reference point for contemporary jewellers, working in both precious and non-precious media. A showcase of wearable art, it spotlights cutting-edge, imaginative and technically accomplished modern work whilst celebrating the long and esteemed tradition…

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Bee at Threave!

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Times vary depending on the activity
Threave Garden and Estate, Threave
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 1RX United Kingdom
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Our ‘Bee at Threave!’ event is centred on bees and their importance to our ecosystem. Come along to this exciting programme of events with lots to see and do. Please note: All events will take place at Threave Garden, unless stated otherwise Saturday 20 May – 3pm to 7pm. Grand Opening: Music by the Vintage Ensemble, plant fashion show, Bee in Your Bonnet competition, cooking demonstrations, view inside a bee hive, bee trails, children’s activities, refreshments. Sunday 21 May to…

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Thrive @ Battersea

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Fri 26 May, 2017

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Thrive is the leading charity in the UK that 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…

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A Question of Taste: Contrasting Borders at Fenton House

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Every day until 4 June except Mondays & Tuesdays
Fenton House, Hampstead Grove
London, Greater London NW3 6SP United Kingdom
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£8.50

Four new bright and exciting borders will be designed and planted by Kew-trained Head Gardener Andrew Darragh. Each border will showcase a very different style of horticulture – a tropical bed, prairie planting, a bedding scheme and a classic herbaceous border – all set in Fenton’s historic walled kitchen garden which is part of a glorious two acre show garden. Come and judge which display would suit your taste and take away planting ideas for your own garden. Only a 5…

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Jardiniere

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Late Opening Thursdays until 8pm
The House Mill Gallery, Three Mill Lane
London, Greater London E3 3DU United Kingdom
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Original art, textiles, print and sculpture intermingled with planted displays in honour of the window box, balcony and backyard.

Illustrating the extraordinary within ordinary commonplace flora and fauna, in the beautiful historic setting of The House Mill in the heart of London’s East End.

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Cirencester’s Daisy-chain trail

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Daisy-chain trail, Cirencester
Cotswolds, GL7 United Kingdom
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Join Cirencester’s Daisy-chain trail, created to guide visitors through a fantastic range of activities when the Chelsea Fringe comes to Cirencester, known locally as the capital of the Cotswolds. The trail, designed by community radio station Corinium Radio, celebrates all the local community gardens tended by green-fingered volunteers around the traditional tourist market town, highlighting a range of events being planned during the Fringe celebrations from the 20th of May to the 4th June. Start your trail on Saturday 20th…

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Battersea Power Station: Artist-led curated walks

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
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20 & 27 May: 11am-12.30pm; 21 & 28 May: 2-3.30pm
Meeting point: Grosvenor Arch, Circus West Village
London, Greater London SW8 4NU United Kingdom
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Join artist Luke Walker as he explores the history of the area, involving an exchange of stories, cultures and histories recorded in the urban fabric of the city by walking its paths and streets. The first walk, Walking in Whistler’s footsteps and Thames sculpture, taking place on Saturdays, will trace the history of the artist JM Whistler in the context of Battersea’s landscapes, green spaces, and the Thames, while discussing how the river and the painter have inspired artists. We…

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The Fall: Art & photography by Ernesto Caivano and Anna Laurent

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Open Wednesday-Sunday 11am-6pm
Fitzrovia Gallery, 139 Whitfield Street
London, Greater London W1T 5EN United Kingdom
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The Fall is an exhibition of works by two American artists, Ernesto Caivano and Anna Laurent. Inspired by a passion for natural forms, each draws on a rich heritage of artistic and scientific illustration. Together they take the viewer on a journey through an unfamiliar wonderland in which all is not what it seems, where abstraction turns out to be figurative, and figuration a route back to abstraction. Anna Laurent is an award-winning photographer who combines scientific enquiry with a keen sense…

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Bad Gardening

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Daily (except Mondays) until 4 June
Tremenheere Gallery, Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens
Penzance, Cornwall tr20 8yl United Kingdom
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Free

Nicola Bealing - nationally renowned artist - has compiled an exhibition of horticultural nasties - the creepy things that disfigure and devour our treasured plants - here presented in a loving beautiful way. In tune with the Chelsea Fringe we plan to have an Event on Sat 20th May at 2 pm which will be an artist's short talk - then discussion with questions/answers. Refreshments will be served. Further details on the gallery website here  

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Gathered: An exhibition of photographs by Mary Norden & Polly Wreford

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Town House, 5 Fournier St
London, Greater London E1 6QE United Kingdom
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Free

Gathered is simply about the beauty and joy of flowers and plants. Whether the picture is of a single stem of blossom, a detail of trailing clematis, or a bunch of Icelandic Poppies, these glorious photographs demand contemplation and stir the emotions - sometimes in an unexpected way. Some of the images are very simple, with no narrative, and the emphasis purely on colour and shape. In others, the flowers are arranged with props and backgrounds, or put in surprising spaces…

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Caerhays Through the Ages

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Caerhays Castle, Caerhays Estate
St Austell, Cornwall PL26 6LY United Kingdom
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£8.50

An exhibition of photographs of Caerhays Castle & Gardens and the Williams family over the years. The exhibition is staged in the historic Caerhays castle and is part of the guided castle tour.

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There might be giants

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston School, 55 Rutland Rd,
London, Greater London E9 7JS United Kingdom
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For the third time we're opening our primary school vegetable garden on the first day of the Chelsea Fringe but this year Lauriston School Garden is aiming for something big. We've based our art, craft and planting workshops around the theme of gigantism. You'll be invited to plant a giant sunflower seed, help build a hazel bed to grow our giant pumpkins, take part in a print workshop or contribute your own leaf or flower to our giant art work. You can eat…

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Woodlike – Ikebana (the Japanese Art of Flower Arranging) inspired by Japanese Woodblock Prints

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm BST
St Margaret’s Institute, Polstead Road
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 6TN United Kingdom
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Ikebana is the Japanese Art of Flower Arranging. It focusses on seasonality, asymmetry and space. Each piece is designed to have strong symbolic and philosophical undertones. For Chelsea Fringe, the Oxford Ikebana Study Group present an informal one day exhibition of Ikebana inspired by Japanese Woodblock Prints. Members of the Study Group will be on hand to explain the principles behind their arrangements, answer questions about Ikebana and provide tea and cakes to guests. At 2pm there will be a discussion hosted by members of the O'Hara School…

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FLOURISH at Espacio Gallery

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
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Open Daily 1-7pm. Closed Mondays. Final Sunday closes at 5pm
Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road
London, Greater London E2 7DG United Kingdom
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Free

Espacio Gallery Exhibition showing the work of 18 artists; Paintings, Sculpture, original prints, photography, mixed media.

All to do with nature, organic forms and structures.

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Shout Out for London’s Green Spaces!

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

Right now people all over the world are protesting for what they believe in and Londoners are standing up for the many precious green spaces that are under threat. In an area where there is little green space, Hackney residents have been raising their voices in recent months to say how much they value the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden. Now over one weekend (21 - 22 May)  of creative protest activity, we are inviting you to join in and shout…

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Loughborough Farm Live

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Loughborough Farm, The Triangle, (opposite Wyck Gardens and The Platform), Loughborough Road,
London, Greater London SW9 7EL United Kingdom
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An afternoon of music, poetry and art in Loughborough Junction, hosted by Loughborough Farm, a patchwork of community growing spaces launched in 2013, and Warrior Studios, a local artists' collective founded in the late 1980s.

The line-up will include: Oliver Austen, Catherine Embleton, Michael Groce, I'm This/I'm That, Duncan McAfee, Armeet Panesar, Winston Skerritt, and Tolerance Manoeuvre, with art by Warrior Studio artists.

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Duets: Inside and Outside Nature

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm CEST
Giardino dell’Iris, Piazzale Michelangelo, Balcone Est
Firenze, Florence 50125 Italy
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Free

The exhibition Duets <Inside and Outside Nature>, showcasing new works by the Florentine artist Meri Iacchi, brings together photography and site-specific installations responding to the nature of the Iris Garden in Florence, the lavish host environment for the opening of the Chelsea Fringe Festival Firenze. The art event features a selection of diptychs from the artist’s book Palermo 0-6, that Meri Iacchi developed in 2014 during her 8-month research residency at the Botanic Garden of Palermo. The seemingly contrasting double…

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NATURA IN ARTE

Sun 21 May, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm CEST
Serre Torrigiani in piazzetta, Piazza dei Tre Re
Firenze, Florence 50122 Italy
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Free

Laboratorio estemporaneo per bambini per SPERIMENTARE la libertà creativa, la fantasia, la manualità in un’epoca contemporanea, a cura di ArtFloor di Tamara Pasquinucci. NATURA in arte, un percorso all’interno di un contesto urbano ri-adoperato in una rinnovata ottica green. I protagonisti sono i bambini che si calano nella veste di piccoli artisti per un giorno, in uno spazio alternativo confrontandosi con il rapporto uomo – natura – spazio – ambiente.  Varcati i cancelli di entrata, inizia la scoperta della natura attraverso la creazione di piccole…

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Giant Palm leaf of Oman

Sun 21 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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Sundays only 12 - 5pm
The FactoryPress, 85 Clifden Road
London, Greater London E5 0LW United Kingdom
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Free

The FactoryPress gallery will be exhibiting ‘The Giant Palm Leaf of Oman’ a cyanotype print made directly from the leaf in the glorious sunshine of Oman, displayed in a bus shelter light box. Other ltd edition palm and insect prints will also be on show. Look out for miniature paper sculptures of insects displayed in the beautiful walled in yard among the trees and flowers at the front of the gallery, a challenge for you to find….. *please note the gallery and…

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Pollinator Party!

Sun 21 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Tooting Community Garden, 5 North Drive
London, SW16 1RN United Kingdom
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Free

All welcome to join us to: Launch the Pollinator Paths Wandsworth project, all about growing to benefit local insects and wildlife, along with London Sustainability Exchange Explore permaculture artist Lola Godoy’s ‘Bee a Pollinator’ artwork and geodesic dome, visiting the Community Garden as part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe Celebrate 'Now We Are Six': come to our 6th birthday with our gardeners and friends - plus cake, campfire tea and party games for all ages Details of Pollinator Paths Wandsworth:…

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Shanks Pony in Residence

Sun 21 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm BST
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Every Saturday and Sunday until 4 June
Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, 22 Newport Street
London, Greater London SE11 6AY United Kingdom
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Free

Come and meet resident gardener 'Shanks Pony' for gardening discussion and advice, and visit the roof garden.

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Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA) Heritage Day

Sun 21 May, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA), Hall Place, Burchetts Green
Maidenhead, SL6 6QR United Kingdom
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Step back in time with a unique opportunity to explore the historic Hall Place mansion and parkland. Usually inaccessible to the public, Hall Place at Burchetts Green will offer a warm welcome on Sunday 21st May as it throws open its doors to visitors, as part of the Chelsea Fringe, Henley. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to explore the Grade 1 listed Mansion house, Grade 2 parkland and the countryside within the beautiful 400 acre estate. Throughout the afternoon you…

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Shout Out for London’s Green Spaces!

Sun 21 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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Daily until 4 June - garden opens at 11am
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane
London, Greater London E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

Right now people all over the world are protesting for what they believe in and Londoners are standing up for the many precious green spaces that are under threat. In an area where there is little green space, Hackney residents have been raising their voices in recent months to say how much they value the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden. Now over one weekend of creative protest activity, we are inviting you to join in and shout out for the trees,…

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Blossoming from the Heart

Mon 22 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
The Kings Arms Barn, Henley on Thames
London, Greater London RG9 2DG United Kingdom
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Free

A day of to celebrate Japanese healing techniques in the zen garden courtyard, with taster sessions in reiki, shiatsu, mindfulness, massage and many more practices of holistic health care. Japanese techniques in healing and gardening, well being and mindfulness have become important to the foundations of holistic health. Mindfulness in the Japanese Zen garden has been practiced since medieval Japan, they are known for their simplicity and serenity with rocks, water, granite and sand. The most famous can be found…

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Honestly I’m a Horticulturist! Careful now…

Tue 23 May, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Fri 2 June, 2017

Around Sloane Square London, Greater London United Kingdom + Google Map

There is a stereotype attached to the world of gardening/horticulture. This event is an attempt to disrupt these. We feel that we aren't your average Horticulturists/Gardeners and to help us facilitate an online discussion, we will walk around the streets of London with a collection of signs, stating that we are Horticulturists/Gardeners for an afternoon. Twitter:  Facebook:  Instagram:

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Arreglos clásicos desde el jardín

Wed 24 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ART
Vivero La Colección, Av. Agustín García 9105
Tigre, Buenos Aires CP1648 Argentina
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$700

Evento 1 – Armado de ramos clásicos con flores del jardín – Workshop. Fecha y lugar: miércoles 24 de mayo, en Vivero La Colección. A cargo de: Federico Sánchez (florista). Duración: 2 hs Costo: $700/persona. Colaboración: Nicolás Heinen (coordinación y espacio) y Clara Billoch (flores) El workshop se dictará el día 24 de mayo. Estará a cargo de Federico - eximio florista – quien dará una demostración del armado de un ramo clásico utilizando las flores que encontramos comúnmente en…

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Art In Full Bloom

Wed 24 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
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25 May - 3 June. Closed Sundays
McMillan Contemporary, 25 Bute St
London, Greater London SW7 3EY United Kingdom
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Free

As part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival 2017, South Kensington Gallery McMillan Fine Art is launching its first ever contemporary exhibition of flower paintings. The pop-up group show offers varying depictions of flowers and gardens, journeying from realism, through expressionism, to the abstract. ‘Art in Full Bloom’ aims to allow emerging artists to blossom, and more established artists to flourish in the London art scene. Our budding artists include: Amanda Watt – In her first London exhibition since returning from California, Irish ‘Fusionist’ artist…

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Centrair Dragon Farewell Party

Wed 24 May, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm JST
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating until Sat 27 May, 2017

The Chubu (Nagoya) International Airport (Centrair), 1-1 Centrair,
Tokoname, Aichi 〒479-0881 Japan
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Since 2014, the Centrair Dragon 100m long visitor welcome Flowerbed, which appeared as a top runner of Hihirahira-Nihon Grass Roots Greening Collaboration Movement at the Grass land of the Chubu (NAGOYA) International Air Port (Centrair) welcomed the inquiry of Dragon Way (Tourist Route from Nagoya to Hokuriku hotsprings) visitors from all over the world. In 2015 we've welcomed nationwide visitor for the National Urban Greening Aichi Fair.
 In 2016 , we've welcomed the member of the G7 summit leaders.
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Glass bowls of glory – Make your own indoor Terrarium

Wed 24 May, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm BST
Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford Street
London, Greater London SE1 0FD United Kingdom
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What if we tell you that you can have your own garden fitted in a glass bowl, with almost no maintenance and it will look pleasurable too? By using charcoal, moss, pebbles, rocks, driftwood and mini figures the sky isn’t even the limit and you can go home with a mysterious yet intriguing bowl of bio-diversity and glamour.

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Pot to Pan – Understanding Herbs

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:20 pm BST
Phyllis Court, Phyllis Court Drive
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2HT United Kingdom
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Free

Join Ruth, expert nutritional scientist from Ruth Green Nutrition and Niamh, horticultural therapist from the charity Thrive, for a fun and educational afternoon talk on herbs. Come and learn how to propagate herbs from the supermarket that will last and how to take cuttings from your rosemary. Discover the benefits of using fresh and dried herbs to enhance and effectively manage  your  health and longevity. Ruth and Niamh combine their knowledge of gardening and nutrition to inspire you. This fantastic…

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Jardín de Papel

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST
Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, 2a Conway Street
London, Greater London W1T 6BA United Kingdom
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Free

The Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery on Conway Street will be hosting award-winning poet Edward Barker for an evening of poetry-reading on the theme of flowers and gardens on Thursday 25 May 2017, 6.00 - 7.30 pm. The reading will be held amidst Spanish artist Mersuka Dopazo's large-scale floral collages, her first solo exhibition in London in collaboration with fellow artist Teresa Calderón. Dopazo's works make use of hand-made papers and fabrics gathered from all over the world, which celebrate the…

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The Botanical Wallchart: Book talk & signing

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Fitzrovia Gallery, 139 Whitfield Street
London, Greater London W1T 5EN United Kingdom
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Botanical writer and photographer Anna Laurent will talk about her recent book The Botanical Wallchart: Art from the golden age of scientific discovery (Octopus Press). Botanical charts are experiencing a resurgence in interest, both as pieces of art and as objects of scientific and historical significance, and The Botanical Wall Chart documents this extraordinary convergence of disciplines that flourished in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Attendees at the talk will also have the opportunity to view The Fall, an exhibition combining Anna Laurent's…

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ALTROVE / ELSEWHERE

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm CEST
CONFINE/33, Via Romana 33
Firenze, Firenze 50125 Italy
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-ALTROVE- Incastonato tra le case, sotto un prezioso tetto di cielo, il protagonista della narrazione è CONFINE/33, un fazzoletto di terra di forma regolare, rigogliosamente affollato. Piccole e grandi piante si mescolano in un’oasi segreta e a modo loro creano un merletto di colori e forme. Il giardino privato si apre nuovamente per l’edizione 2017 del Chelsea Fringe alla sperimentazione e a nuovi incontri e collaborazioni ospitando una collettiva di artisti e designer che si inoltrano nel racconto del tema “ALTROVE”.…

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The Guerrilla Gardeners’ Garden Tour

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Lambeth North Tube Station, 110 Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London
London, Greater London SE1 7XG United Kingdom
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Free

Richard Reynolds has been guerrilla gardening around the streets of SE1 for thirteen years, most of them fairly lucky, as many of his gardens have thrived and matured over this time into incongruously beautiful landmarks in public space. His activity, without permission, has attracted international attention and inspired others around the world to take over neglected public spaces. Join him on a walking tour from Lambeth North to Elephant and Castle via his guerrilla gardens at a beautiful time of the…

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Feeding Dreams

Fri 26 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Free

Our Chelsea Fringe adventure explores the theme, Feeding Dreams. We invite you to take part in the journey between inside and outside, ageing and  beauty, sound and silence, food and creativity. We celebrate the captivating beauty and power of plants in the garden, in the glass house, in music and art. Please join us. Open daily 26th May- 4th June  12noon - 5.30pm We have an exhibition of ceramic art by Sarah Walton in the flower meadow designed by Paul…

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Buttonhole-making workshop

Fri 26 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
The Shed, Loddington Farm,
Linton, Kent ME17 4AG United Kingdom
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£35

Perfect for ‘pick-your-own’ brides or those helping with wedding preparations — we will demonstrate the techniques involved in making a buttonhole, or boutonniere — from choosing the best flowers and foliage to taping and wiring the stems so that the buttonhole stays fresh all day. Forget tired and cliched rose and carnation buttonholes, our buttonholes include grasses, herbs, gorgeous flowers, seed heads and all sorts of unusual goodies to really make the chaps look fabulous on the day. The technique…

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Fiorir di danza e di intelletto

Fri 26 May, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CEST
Parco Mediceo di Pratolino, Via Fiorentina, 276
Vaglia, Firenze 50036 Italy
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Dance and madrigals of the Florentine renaissance The backdrop of the Medici Park of Pratolino near Florence will host a Renaissance dance and poetry show inspired by nature and performed by the early dance group Capriccio Armonico. The choreography is based on the reconstruction of the steps and the gesture according to the dance notation from the Italian sources of the time as well as performed on the original transcriptions of the music. The inspiration for the dances is the…

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Chelsea Fringe Gubin

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm CEST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 28 May, 2017

Galeria GDK, Westerplatte 14
Gubin, Lubuskie 66-620 Poland
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donations

Weekend of open gardens and exhibition of pictures by Magda Wasiczek.

Donations will be spent on fruit trees and shrubs for local child care home.

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Botanical Textiles

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Morley College Garden, King Edward Walk
London, Greater London SE1 7PR United Kingdom
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£20

Morley College Garden is a little green oasis of tranquillity, just minutes’ walk from busy Waterloo Station. The Morley textile tutors are opening our secret garden especially for the Chelsea Fringe to give you a taste of the wide range of textile courses we offer, using natural materials from our own flowerbeds. We will use natural dyes from the new dye garden to dye fabric and make felt flowers, and also create handmade paper and woven basketry flowers using plant…

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Drum Castle in Bloom

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 28 May, 2017

Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, Drum Castle, Garden & Estate
Drumoak, Aberdeenshire AB31 5EY United Kingdom
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Chelsea Fringe – Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May 2017 There is more to a Castle than just bricks and mortar… This May, we will be celebrating the splendour of Drum’s magnificent grounds and gardens, just at the point at which they begin to emerge in all their colourful splendour. Whether you are a professional gardener, a novice gardener, or a non-gardener, we believe that everybody can be inspired by nature. Sign up for our willow weaving workshop, or get…

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Mad Hatters Tea Party

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Calthorpe Project, 258-274 Grays Inn Road
London, London WC1X 8LH United Kingdom
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Free

The Calthorpe Project invites you to a 'mad hatters tea party' to be held in our lovely gardens. Come and see art installations by students from Central St. Martins college of art. Feast on delicious vegetarian food with ingredients grown in the garden or join the party with tea, coffee and cake. There will be plant sales for grown ups and bonkers activities for kids. Throughout the day Calthorpe Project staff and volunteers will be on hand to chat to…

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Nature sculpture trail and planting parties

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, Tyers Street
London, Greater London SE11 5HL United Kingdom
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Photo courtesy of Father Nature Saturday 27th May,  12-4pm  -   Get planting with Father Nature, an educational community gardening group that makes gardening fun by using hay bales to sit and play on. Supported by Vauxhall One. Details at Vauxhall One here   and Nine Elms here 

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Dalston Flower Show for Children

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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27 May to 2nd June - times vary
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, Dalston Lane
London, Greater London E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

Events on these days: Saturday 27 May, Wednesday 31 May, Thursday 1 June & Friday 2 June. Saturday 27 May, 1-5pm Children can come along to the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 1-5pm on Saturday 27 May, for the Dalston Flower Show for Children, to make pizzas in the wood-fired oven, to join artist Emamoke Ukeleghe printing their own bags, or to sow flowers for bees. It’s all free, but as always, donations are welcome. 'Dalston Flower Show for Children’ activities continue during half-term Wednesday 31 May –…

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The Art of the Garden: Bringing the Outdoors In

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Hignell Gallery, 12 - 14 Shepherd Street, Shepherd Market,
London, Mayfair W1J 7JF United Kingdom
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Free

To celebrate the official 2017 Chelsea Fringe, Hignell Gallery will be hosting a talk inspired by their latest exhibition of sculptor Ben Russell's work, featuring a range of sculptural alabaster, onyx and marble cacti - The Cactus House - at Mayfair's Hignell Gallery. Hosted by Jane Perrone, Gardening Editor at The Guardian; in discussion with Ben Russell, Sculptor and Abby Hignell, Gallerist 'The Art of the Garden: Bringing the Outdoors In' will explore the timeless relationship between art and nature, looking at how the…

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Cranbrook Goes Nuts in May

Sun 28 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Mon 29 May, 2017

Cranbrook, High Street
Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3EE United Kingdom
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Sunday 28 and Monday 29 May: 10 to 4 Join us and celebrate anything and everything that grows and what you can do with it – dead or alive! Come to this beautiful market town in Kent where the High Street will be closed to traffic and open to all kinds of garden-related jollity demonstrations including willow weaving, big-time spray can art, chainsaw sculptures, hand-tied bouquets, vegetable carving, floral artists activities make a garden in a pot, spray-can workshop, decorate…

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Spray-paint in Cranbrook: Demo & Workshops

Sun 28 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Mon 29 May, 2017

Cranbrook High Street, High Street
Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3EE United Kingdom
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Graffiti in Cranbrook? You might be thinking we really have gone nuts. But this isn’t just any street artist, it's award-winning spraypaint artist Sarah Gillings - aka S.o.S - who joins us as part of our 'Cranbrook Goes Nuts in May' street festival to give one of her unique, live painting demonstrations. At first we wondered if Cranbrook Union Mill might fancy a colourful makeover, but then decided it would be best to let S.o.S loose on a giant hoarding 10 x 2 metres high. You’ll find her…

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Discover Green Tottenham – Yes Tottenham!

Sun 28 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Seven Sisters Tube Station – Exit no. 1, Seven Sisters Road
London, Greater London N15 5LA United Kingdom
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Free day walking tour of some of Tottenham’s treasured gardens, parks and allotments – as well as some tasty grown treats along the way. Meet Seven Sisters Tube 11am (less than 10 mins from Kings Cross, Victoria Line) West Green Road Tropical Park: dis and mis used urban space transformed into a tropical garden Tottenham Green Market – celebrating its first year on the Tottenham Green following £1.5m restoration – local produce include Wildes cheeses, Craving Coffee and various local…

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Open Garden and Exhibition

Sun 28 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Mon 29 May, 2017

Open Garden and Exhibition, 36 Ashley Road
London, Greater London N19 3AF United Kingdom
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£3.50

An exhibition of photography on the theme of Poppies by Elizabeth Hay Brown, set within the garden of a town house in Stroud Green, North London. The garden will be open to the public as part of the National Open Gardens scheme. It is an oasis of calm in late spring when the colourful foliage of Japanese maples is fresh, the ferns have just unfurled their fronds, and the alpines are in full bloom. As well as the art exhibition…

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Flowers & Folk

Sun 28 May, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, 505 Quayle Road
Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada
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A light-hearted afternoon of Canadian folk music in the beautiful surrounds of The Garden at The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific on Vancouver Island.

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Pimmhole Photography

Sun 28 May, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
The House Mill, Three Mill Lane,
London, London E3 3DU United Kingdom
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£15.95

Pinhole photography Q & A with artist Wayne Foskett. Wayne will discuss his work and demonstrate the process of pinhole photography using plants and the natural landscape. In the beautiful setting of The House Mill on the River Lea, a Grade I listed eighteenth century tidal mill in the heart of London's East End, followed by Pimm's Afternoon Tea.

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The Hanging Gardener presents The Garden of Abandon

Sun 28 May, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane
London, Greater London E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Hanging in the Garden with St.John Stephen The gardener and poet St.John Stephen off the radio and in person with guest gardeners, poets and musicians - a Hanging Gardener? What could go wrong?

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Art in The Garden

Mon 29 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Living Under One Sun Community Allotment, Mill Mead Road
London, Greater London N17 9QQ United Kingdom
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£8

Join us for our bank holiday art in the garden extravaganza! We'll be opening up our community garden to the public and running art workshops for adults and children. Get involved with workshops run by local artists and makers, craft a grass snake from recycled plastics, learn how to make your own seed bomb and much much more. As well as that, we'll be selling our own plants and refreshments, the profits of which fund our outreach work and the upkeep…

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Patterns, Patterns, Patterns! Summer half-term activities for children aged 2-16

Tue 30 May, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
Geffrye Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Road
London, Greater London E2 8EA United Kingdom
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Use your favourite patterns from the museum and gardens to create stunning stained glass, wacky wallpaper, patterned prints and much more! Free creative workshops inspired by the many patterns found in the museum and gardens are taking  place all over the half-term – Tuesday 30 May to Friday 2 June.   Check for more holiday activities here Make patterned t-shirts, tote bags, wallpaper, badges, prints and much more! Places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the activities…

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June 2017

Jean Jean Genius

Thu 1 June, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Sussex Prairie Garden, Morlands Farm, Wheatsheaf Road (B2116)
Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9AT United Kingdom
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£7

What is Jean Jean Genius ? Jean Jean Genius is the longest strip of decorated denim in Sussex, and so the world; sinuously weaving its way as a dynamic trail through our Sussex Prairie Garden borders. Stitched into the piece are tabs dispensing information: the good, the bad and the ugly facts about the process of making denim. This is a maxi denim fabric wonder, over 1km long, to be discovered in a beautiful garden setting. Why are we doing…

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poems & prosecco

Thu 1 June, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Southbrook Cottage, HAMBLEDEN
HAMBLEDEN, Henley-on-Thames RG9 6SX United Kingdom
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Free

An hour of poetry - inspired by gardens - in the garden (or the barn if it’s raining)

Some traditional, some written by the Free Range Poets, some surprises.

Tea and cakes for sale. Admission free and everyone welcome 1500 - 1600 but also welcome to come early and enjoy the garden.

Please call: 01491 5679989 to reserve a seat - or bring your own !

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Vintage Reimagined Nature Trail with artist Sophie Marsham

Fri 2 June, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
Vauxhall, London SE115HS United Kingdom
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Tall Resin Flowers by Sophie Marsham Friday 2nd June, 1-5pm    Drop-in anytime but numbers may be limited so arrive early to avoid disappointment. Create sculptures from found objects Work with artist Sophie Marsham to create a sculpture trail inspired by nature using found objects. Supported by Vauxhall One. Details at Vauxhall One here   and Nine Elms here 

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Urban Greening Poetry Tour

Fri 2 June, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Norwood Bus Garage, Ernest Avenue
London, Greater London SE27 0HN United Kingdom
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Join Open Orchard, Poetry Slabs and Tritton Vale Pocket Garden for a guided evening tour of five community orchards and gardens in West Norwood and West Dulwich. Along the way we'll share fabulous views from one of London's highest parks, and a summer pudding of readings about growing and greening. There's a lot of ground to cover, so be ready to walk on sometimes uneven ground, and maybe even read a bit of poetry (this isn't obligatory though:) No formal…

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Chelsea Fringe Poznan

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm CEST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Dom Dziecka nr 3, Suwalska 197
Poznan, Strzeszyn 60-461 Poland
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Donations

Weekend of open gardens with amazing garden photographer - Tomek Ciesielski.

Donations will be spent on fruit trees and shrubs for local child care home.

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Un filo di seta cinese nel verde dei giardini

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm CEST
Libreria Todo Modo, Via dei Fossi 15/R
Firenze, Florence 50123 Italy
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Free

Un filo di seta cinese nel verde dei giardini Quest'anno Maestri di Giardino presenta tre libri legati da un sottile e prezioso filo di seta. Le quattro libertà di un giardino, di Beatrice Testini e Francesco Forte Basso Le mie peonie, di Giovanni Buffa Mal di fiori, di Didier Berruyer Il filo parte dall'estetica cinese, e giapponese, che collega in modo intuitivo i concetti spaziali di interno ed esterno, di vuoto e pieno, di energia in movimento e li applica…

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The Edible Bus Stop: Thinking Inside the Box – Tiny Parks at St James’s Park Tube Station

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
St James’s Park Tube Station, Petty France entrance
London, Greater London SW1H 0BH United Kingdom
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The Chelsea Fringe calls for events that think outside the box. This year we've turned that on its head and thought about what's inside the box? It's not often you see a tiny tropical garden in a former ticket office window at a London tube station, or in fact ever, up until now. But then, we at the Edible Bus Stop Studio do love coming up with a first. Biophilia and green infrastructure need know no boundaries as far as we're concerned. So if discovering…

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‘Horse and Home’ – A Local Sculpture in Norbury Hall Park

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Norbury Hall Park, Craignish Avenue
London, Greater London SW16 4RN United Kingdom
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Come and see ‘Horse and Home’, a new sculpture by local artist Rebecca Buckley in Norbury Hall Park that celebrates the incredible history of Norbury, an area rooted in a sense of community. The sculpture celebrates two aspects of local history:  ‘The Streatham Races’ – that were run across Lonesome Farm covering Norbury and Streatham between 1868 and 1878 attracting large crowds of race-goers from London and its surrounds and commemorates Norbury’s strong military past,  specifically the 62nd Battalion (Norbury)…

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Op-film exhibition tour at Gasworks

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Gasworks, 55 Vauxhall Street
London, Greater London SE11 5RH United Kingdom
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Photo : Filipa César and Louis Henderson, Sunstone, film still, 2017. Co-commissioned by Gasworks and Contour Biennale 8. Courtesy of the artists. Join a free introduction to Op-film: An Archaeology of Optics, an exhibition of new film and installation by artists Filipa César & Louis Henderson  

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Mostly Mosaic: Workshop and Talk with artist Helen Nock

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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Sat 3-5pm; Sun 2-4pm and talk 4-5pm
Maureen Michaelson Gallery, 17 Belsize Lane
London, Greater London NW3 5AD United Kingdom
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Free – £15

Celebrated mosaic artist Helen Nock whose slate and mosaic garden tables, stools, birdbaths and sculptures are highly sought after, will be making a rare visit to London for this Chelsea Fringe event. You are invited to our private garden to meet Helen Nock, to learn about her work and inspiration; or to make a small mosaic in a hands-on workshop. Helen will be talking about all sorts of topics including mosaic techniques and her artistic journey during the workshop sessions, so even if you are…

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Meditations on the Anthropocene: Landscapes of the Future

Sun 4 June, 2017 @ 3:30 pm BST
Beaconsfield Gallery, 22 Newport street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom
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Patrik Söderlund, Taru Elfving and Edwina Fitzpatrick in conversation as part of Chelsea Fringe Festival in Nine Elms Vauxhall This public talk will be followed by the official launch of a new outdoor work: a Beaconsfield commission by artist-researcher Dawn Gaietto conceived for Untitled - the gallery cat. Vauxhall foraged herb and flower cordials and cocktails will be available from the Ragged Canteen. This event is free but we invite donations.  Beaconsfield is not a publicly funded organisation and relies…

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May 2018

Il filo sottile

Sat 19 May, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

Orto Botanico di Catania, Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
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The artist Antonio Labruna  designed this installation for the Botanical Garden of Catania. The sculptures: "The swans in love", "The black swan" and "The white heron" seem in perfect symbiosis with the plants and the vegetation of the garden. All of them are made with intertwining of thin wire. In questa particolare installazione pensata per l’orto botanico di Catania l’artista ha creato: “I cigni innamorati”, “Il cigno nero” e “L’airone bianco” Le sculture che sembrano in perfetta simbiosi con le…

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The Thin Wire

Sat 19 May, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Giardino dei “I sette tornanti”, SS115, contrada Cillone,
Ragusa, Sicily, RG 97100 Italy
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In this installation, created for the garden of the Restaurant "I Sette tornanti", the artist has created: "The elephants". The sculptures, born from the weaving of the thin iron wire, are in perfect symbiosis with the plants of the garden and the typical environment of the Sicilian area.

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Patmore Sundial Gardens

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Patmore Estate, Battersea
London, SW8 4JH United Kingdom
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Attuned to the position of the sun in May, Urban Canopy are creating a human-powered floral sundial on the Patmore Estate and a series of interlinked flowerbeds that reflect on the garden at different times of the day. Residents and visitors to the estate are invited to stand at the centre of the sundial and follow the shadow cast by their body, and a trail of coloured plants, to the morning, afternoon or evening garden. Here they can collect plants…

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Botanical Sculpture Trail at Walthamstow Wetlands

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
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Walthamstow Wetlands is a 211 hectare nature reserve, located 15 minutes from central London. With an abundance of wildlife and rich industrial heritage, the site has now been redeveloped into Europe’s largest urban wetland and opened to the wider public for the very first time in 150 years. To celebrate the Chelsea Fringe Festival, Walthamstow Wetlands will be home to a POP-UP collection of creations by local artisans. Collaborators include Borrowed Light Floral Studio, The Local Honey Man, Willow Weavers…

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Feeding Dreams: An adventure in food and creativity at Omved Gardens

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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We so enjoyed our Fringe last year that we are excited to present new experiences on our journey exploring food, foraging, health, art and music: stepping into the space between, the space that connects us. We celebrate the inspiring power and beauty of plants in the garden, in the glasshouse, in the kitchen, in music, art and food. Open daily 11 - 5.30pm 19-27 May  

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Feeding Dreams: Aya Tanaka at Omved

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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You are invited to join Aya for an inspiring meditation in floral design. Aya will demonstrate her unique style which combines Japanese tradition and European influences. Her creations are distinctively elegant yet refreshingly modern with a strong sense of colour and shape. This event will ignite your creative vision.

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Digitalis – Jardiniere 2018

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

One event on Thu 24 May, 2018 at 11:00 am

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
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Digitalis - An exhibition exploring past and present. Old fashioned cottage garden plants, traditional craft and fine art contrast with modern reprographics. Continuity and resilience in nature inspire an emporium of planted jardinières, industrial plant supports and soft textiles. Botanical drawings, paintings, sculptures and digital prints juxtapose, reflected by the setting: The House Mill; an eighteenth century tidal mill, surviving more than three hundred years of change in East London.

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The Lettering Arts Trust presents ‘An Elixir of Letters’ at Chelsea Physic Garden

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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Free

‘An Elixir of Letters’ created by 15 of the UK’s foremost letter carvers displayed in the verdant surroundings of Chelsea Physic Garden. In ‘Journey of an Apprentice’, artist Tom Sargeant talks to exhibition curator Karoline Newman about how carving is in his DNA, the tradition of letter carving, and the invaluable support provided by Lettering Arts Trust apprenticeships, which enable fledgling artists to flourish. ‘An Elixir of Letters’ runs from May. Please note the talks and tours are free, though normal entry…

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Let’s Grow a Pizza!

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston School, 55 Rutland Rd,
London, Greater London E9 7JS United Kingdom
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Annual open garden at Lauriston Primary School this year with added pizza! We'll be weaving a giant bed of willow to plant up our tomatoes, potting up basil seedlings and sowing giant sunflowers as part of our annual competition. Free art and craft workshops will be running throughout the day. There will be a lemonade stand, beer bar and mobile pizza oven.  If you like you can take a walk in the orchard and talk to our school chickens.

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Plants That Heal

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Glasshouse Cafe & Bar, The Courtyard, 151 Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NT United Kingdom
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Free – £20

Check out the Art Show at Glasshouse Café & Bar, showcasing beautiful original botanical paintings. Join us for Painting and Prosecco at one of our pop up Art Workshops, Monday to Friday at 2pm and 4pm. £20 per workshop including a glass of prosecco (or a cup of tea!) See our website for details. Book early as spaces are limited! Enjoy simple, organic and ethical food, great coffee, and cocktails incorporating herbs and flowers at Glasshouse Café & Bar. All…

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Art in the Garden

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Calthorpe Project, 258-274 Grays Inn Road
London, London WC1X 8LH United Kingdom
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Enjoy the opportunity to try your hand at a number of art techniques in the garden.  Alongside our beautiful displays of flowers, herbs and vegetables, we will have 2 potter’s wheels for visitors to learn to throw a pot. Our garden will showcase exhibits by students from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art & Design as well as ceramics students from Working Men’s College.  There will be arts workshops for children with 1A Arts Centre and Calthorpe Project. Our café…

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Wild Flower Art Picnic

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Eden Community Garden, Matrimony Place,
London, SW4 0DX United Kingdom
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Bring a blanket, food, family and friends and join the Eden Garden team and local artists from WildCity to picnic whilst creating art works inspired by the garden and wild flowers. Add your creations to the evolving WILD GARDEN GALLERY and enjoy creating artworks in the great outdoors. This is a free community event and everyone is welcome

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Drawing the Garden at the Shed Studio

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm BST
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The shed will be open on the 20, 22, 24, 26 and 27 May from 2pm - 4:30 pm
Shed Studio, 29 Dynevor Road,
Tunbridge Wells,, Kent TN49HP United Kingdom
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Join artist and author Anne Kelly and friends to draw in the garden. Plants and garden can be inspirational for drawing, either on a small or larger scale. Anne’s shed studio is located in her Victorian town garden and has inspired her work and books ‘Textile Nature’ and ‘Textile Folk Art’. She will be joined by artist friends displaying their work and sketchbooks. You will have the opportunity to draw and contribute to a ‘garden wall’ drawing. Materials will be…

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Seed Bomb Dance

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
R.O.S.E. Community Clubroom, Ascalon Street, Battersea
London, SW8 4DL United Kingdom
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The unique Seed Bomb Dance has evolved from a weekly get together of local residents from the Patmore, Savona and Carey Gardens estates, who meet to learn about how they can influence their local environment, grow food and attract bees and insects. Small growing spaces are being created on the estates. One of the gardeners, Lorraine Roberts, is a professional choreographer. She combines dance with gardening - sharing a vision to encourage more people to nurture growing spaces in the…

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Urban Tree Festival: Stalking the Hardy Ash – a photography walkshop

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Kentish Town rail & tube station, Kentish Town Road
London, NW5 2AA United Kingdom
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£10

Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival, we are delighted to welcome nature photographer and writer Peter Coles to lead this photography walkshop: Stalking the Hardy Ash Just over 150 years ago, poet and novelist Thomas Hardy while working as an architect’s technician was in charge of the excavation of the graveyard in Old St Pancras churchyard, arranging for the removal of gravestones so that work could continue on the London & Midland railway. The gravestones were leant up against…

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Living the Environment – Abitare I Luoghi

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm BST
Parco di Villa il Ventaglio, Via Giovanni Aldini 10/12
Firenze, 50133 Italy
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Free

The site-specific installation Abitare I Luoghi – Living the Environment, a new participative art creation conceived by the Florentine artist Meri Iacchi, responds to the nature of the historical Park Villa il Ventaglio in Florence, the Romantic host environment for the opening of the Chelsea Fringe Firenze 2018. The art project investigates the interactions between the natural landscape and the built space, their social and anthropological implications as well as the potential to reactivate the meanings and legacy of a…

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radiceterna, arte e ambiente

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 6:00 pm BST
Orto botanico di Palermo, Via Lincoln, 2
Palermo, Sicily 90123 Italy
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Opening of the new library with adjacent temporary exhibition space created for the eighteenth-century Calidarium building of the Botanical Gardens. The title “Radiceterna” refers to a seminal 1984 work by Mario Merz (1925-2003), Se la forma scompare la sua radice è eterna, inspired by a verse of XIII century Persian poet, Gialal al-Din Rumi. Mario Merz’s artwork will be installed outside the Calidarium, as a special project powered by Fondazione Merz.   Radiceterna comprises the creation of a library with…

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Build your own greenhouse

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm BST
Orto Botanico di Catania, Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania, Via Etnea, 397,
Catania, 95128 Italy
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After a tour of the Botanical Garden aiming at highlighting the importance of plant diversity for our wellbeing, participants can learn how to build your own green-house and take this at home. For this event please book here L’attività prenderà il via con una passeggiata interattiva, a tema botanico, tra l’ombra e il fresco degli alberi, tra serre e vasche, consentendo ai piccoli esploratori di conoscere l'Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania e di porre l'attenzione sul tema della biodiversità. Si…

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The Inner Temple presents ‘The Great Garden Fête’

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Inner Temple Garden, The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
London, Greater London EC4Y 7HL United Kingdom
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Free

Once again the historic Inner Temple Garden will be opening its gates for the Chelsea Fringe festival. This year the Inner Temple presents ‘The Great Garden Fête’- a fun day of games, competitions and sheep! This classic English garden will be bringing a taste of the countryside to the heart of the city, with our friends from Spitalfields City Farm bringing some of their resident sheep and miniature donkeys to festivities. For those people who enjoy  baking or making things,…

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Thrive @ Battersea Park

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until Fri 25 May, 2018

Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

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…

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Sun Prints and Cyanotype Workshop

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
King Henry’s Walk Garden, 11c King Henry’s Walk
London, Greater London N1 4NX United Kingdom
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£15

Sunprints or cyanotypes use a simple photographic print process to create attractive ‘blueprints’. They are synonymous with 19th century botanist Anna Atkins who first put the technique to artistic use, producing vivid negative images as illustrations for her book on flowering plants and ferns. In this workshop you will learn about the background to this historic photographic process and the methodology behind it before collecting materials from the garden and using them to create your own compositions to expose outdoors…

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The Secret Garden – Il Giardino Segreto

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Giardino dell’Iris, Giardino dell'Iris, Piazzale Michelangelo
Firenze, Italy
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Free

The Secret Garden The Secret Garden is a fabric site-specific installation for the Iris Garden in Florence. The artwork has been created through a collaborative action of embroidery, knitting, crochet and needlework contributions. It stems from a collaboration between a group of children and adults, who worked together to the creation of an imaginary garden, a fantasy world made of flowers, butterflies, and fairy-tale creatures, playing between reality and imagination and responding to the real garden. The installation intertwines with…

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Natural Selection: Jane Hammond disrupts the tradition of still life with her new botanical collages

Mon 21 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Fri 25 May, 2018

Lyndsey Ingram, 20 Bourdon Street,
London,, W1K 3PL United Kingdom
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Lyndsey Ingram is proud to present the first London solo show of botanical collages by American artist, Jane Hammond (b. 1950), who combines printmaking techniques with painting, photography, found objects and digital elements to create one-of-a-kind large-scale collages that explore the infinite complexity of the natural and man-made worlds. Timed to coincide with the Chelsea Flower Show and the Chelsea Fringe Festival, this exhibition of new work showcases Hammond’s modern and disruptive approach to the historic tradition of botanical prints and…

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Plant It Up – Scale Rule’s Next Generation Design Pavilion

Mon 21 May, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST
Saint James Church, Saint James Church, Clerkenwell Close
London, London EC1R 0EA United Kingdom
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Scale Rule’s Next Generation Design Pavilion returns to Clerkenwell Design Week this year. The winning concept, ‘5 Sense’ responded to the theme of sustainability by proposing a sensitive metaphor: layers representing past, present and future will create a kaleidoscopic oculus, inviting visitors to take a moment to direct their eyes up and become more aware of key natural elements around them. Located in St. James’ Churchyard, the pavilion will create a new focal point, realising a design conceived by GCSE students…

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Symbiosis

Tue 22 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
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Every day 22-27 May 1-7pm; except 24 May 6-9pm
Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road
London, Greater London E2 7DG United Kingdom
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Free

Espacio gallery is again showing the work of 18 artists, in its sixth exhibition on the Chelsea Fringe trail.  Paintings, sculptures, original prints, textiles, assemblages  - All the work will be to do with nature, growth, decay - contrasting organic forms and structures.

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Today’s Cornucopia!

Tue 22 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
The Ragged Canteen @Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, 22 Newport Street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom
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Free

As part of the Greenhouse Effect, the Ragged Canteen is offering a Life Drawing class, working from a large scale still life with Michael Curran. A set of drawing exercises designed to loosen you up and find inner hidden talent and styles of your own. Materials provided, but bring your own if you prefer. Booking essential, limited numbers, so email here for a space.

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Taking Botanical Photos with your phone

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Free

Come and learn how to take photos of plants with your phone inside 7 polytunnels side by side in a Tropical Jungle on the River Thames. We will go through framing, lighting and editing! All welcome, wheelchair accessible The café will be open selling food using vegetables grown on site. Please book for this event as places are limited.

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Vegetable Protest Printmaking Class

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
The Ragged Canteen @ Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, 22 Newport Street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom
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Free

As part of the Greenhouse Effect, the Ragged Canteen @ Beaconsfield Gallery, Vauxhall is offering a creative workshop. Vegetable Protest Printmaking Class: making pauper potato prints with slogans of ethically and seasonal cries of protest for today's food industry. Materials provided. Booking is essential and places are limited, so email to book your place theraggedcanteenkitchen@gmail.com

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Lyrical Library

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Sandhurst Library, Sandhurst Library, The Broadway,
Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 9BL United Kingdom
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Free

Join us for an afternoon of garden themed poetry readings and afternoon tea at the library. Feel free to bring along your own penned poems to share with the group. There is limited parking at the library. Plenty of parking a short walk away at Sandhurst Town Council Offices GU479BJ

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Transformation

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Gallery H, Willow House, Dragonfly Place, Brockley.
London, SE4 2FJ United Kingdom
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Free

What was once, is not a promise of what might be. This is the first exhibition to be held at the new Gallery H in Brockley. In this opening show, three artists are exploring the effects of the passage of time on nature. Benjamin Rice is exhibiting two photography projects: epic sized, exquisitely detailed prints exploring nature’s incremental repossession of dry stone walls: and equally large images studying the annual transformation of an urban Wild Cherry Tree through the seasons.…

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Kennington Art Class with Seb Patane

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Ragged Canteen @ Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, 22 Newport Street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom
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Free

As part of the Greenhouse Effect, the Ragged Canteen @ Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall is offering a creative workshop. Seb Patane will bring his Kennington Art class of individual expression and experimentation within a supportive, relaxed and colloquial atmosphere. The focus as always is on drawing and collage but here with a botanical theme. Materials provided, but please feel free to bring your own. Booking is essential and places are limited, so email to book theraggedcanteenkitchen@gmail.com

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Symbiosis

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road
London, Greater London E2 7DG United Kingdom
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Free

Espacio gallery is again showing the work of 18 artists, in its sixth exhibition on the Chelsea Fringe trail.  Paintings, sculptures, original prints, textiles, assemblages  - All the work will be to do with nature, growth, decay - contrasting organic forms and structures.

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Gorgeous: Poetry and Art

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST
Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, 2a Conway st
London, W1T 6BA United Kingdom
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Free

The Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery on Conway Street will be hosting award-winning poet Edward Barker for an evening of poetry-reading through the ages on Thursday 24 May 2017, 6.00 – 7.30 pm. Starting with Horace's view of the orchard, Barker will be drawing from a body of garden poetry across the ages. The reading will be held amidst the work of two portrait artists: Dutch artist Barbara Hoogeweegen and Madrid-based María Torroba. Hoogeweegen’s mark-making is gestural and painterly, her colour…

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Plants play music

Fri 25 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, Middleton Street, Bethnal Green, E2, London
London, Tower Hamlets E2 9RR United Kingdom
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Artist Carol Sharp demonstrates a device that can read the electromagnetic vibration of a plant and translate it into music, during an installation at Phytology, an artist led project at Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. Hear how patterns and melodies change in relationship to fluctuations in the environment, listen to different plants and interact with them to affect the sounds. Play an instrument and hear the plant respond. Performances with invited musicians during the day and Carol will talk about her…

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Creativity Workshop

Fri 25 May, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

Enjoy two hours of reflection, observation and creativity in a beautiful garden. Participants will be asked to contemplate, draw and collage their ideas and thoughts about the importance and benefits of quiet, mostly with a focus on the collective needs of many. For example: why, how and where any community anywhere might benefit from quiet. This might be in relation to participants’ immediate neighbourhood, or communities elsewhere. This workshop is an opportunity to combine drawing and collage experiments with observation…

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Discussion: Urban gardening as a means of social change

Fri 25 May, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Studio RCA, StudioRCA, Riverlight Tower 1, 1 Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane,
London, SW8 5AU United Kingdom
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Free

Discussion between Kate Metcalf of WEN (Women's Environmental Network) and philosopher Sara Lowe around urban gardening as a way of creating awareness of our surroundings and bringing about social change Kate is Co-Director at Women’s Environmental Network (WEN). WEN is the only UK charity working on issues that link women, health and the environment. Kate has 20 years' experience delivering participatory training, developing community networks, project management and campaigning. She has worked in international development organisations promoting gender equality in…

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Tasseography (Future Tea)

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
pump house pavilion, Battersea Park
London, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

Join local horticulturalists and artist Joanna Brinton as we explore plants traditionally used to make tea. Drop in as we look for specimens local to the gallery and in the park, in particular the Rosebay Willow or Fireweed; a fast growing weed common to bomb sites that was gathered and dried to make drinks during the post war years. In this free session, we will be working with plant specimens and continue a local tradition by developing your own brew.…

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Flowerful Elephant

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Elephant Park, Elephant Road
London, SE17 1LB United Kingdom
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Free

Join us in Elephant & Castle’s newest park space as we kick off summer with a neighbourhood green gathering! The culmination of a Chelsea Fringe week of talk and walks in the area, this fun-filled family day will celebrate all things growing, health and wellbeing and flowerful in our special pocket of London. Don’t miss performances, stalls, games workshops and classes led by a number local organisations.

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School Art Exhibition

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Kitty Dancy Room, Sandhurst Town Council Offices, Yorktown Road,
Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 9BJ United Kingdom
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Free

The pupils of Sandhurst schools are putting on an art exhibition for you to enjoy based on nature and flowers. There will be about 70 exhibits on show. Refreshments will be available free.

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Nepalese Cultural Dancing

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Sandhurst Town Council Offices, Sandhurst Town Council Offices, Yorktown Road,
Sandhurst, GU47 9BJ United Kingdom
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Join us and watch the young people of the Nepalese Community express their culture in dance. Nepal, an important source of wild medicinal plants in the world, and Mount Everest form the backdrop that embraces dance to express the links to horticulture in the week of Chelsea Fringe.

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We Are All Wolves

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
English Garden, Battersea Park, Battersea Park
London, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

A SERIES OF READINGS PERFORMED BY LOCAL ACTORS Exploring the Anthropocene through storytelling, the public is invited to join performers on benches in the English Garden in Battersea Park, to listen to an intimate reading of the selected texts. Scrutinise our flirtatious, sometime amorous and hateful relationship to Nature, through a selection of texts by J.G Ballard, Edouard Glissant, Donna Haraway, Ursula Le Guin to name a few. The selection of texts will endeavour to demonstrate the complex range of…

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Cranbrook Goes Nuts in May

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Cranbrook High Street, High Street
Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3EE United Kingdom
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Free

Join us and celebrate anything and everything that grows and what you can do with it – dead or alive! Come to this beautiful market town in Kent where the High Street will be closed to traffic, decorated with huge butterflies and open to all kinds of garden-related jollity î First 50 families to arrive get a free goodie bag and it is a goodie! demonstrations include willow weaving, big-time spray can art, floral artists activities make a garden in…

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Feeding Dreams: Aya Tanaka at Omved

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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£30

Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, is a mediation and an art. With as much attention and focus on the shapes and spaces between the flowers and stems, the discipline is a very different practice to western flower arranging. Create a wabi-sabi Japanese flower arrangement Ikebana while sipping green tea and traditional Japanese sweets. Led by Aya Tanaka, professional Japanese flower designer and Ikebana professor, the workshop highlights a history of Ikebana as well as its philosophy, practical techniques.…

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The Not so Secret Language of Flowers

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
pump house pavilion, Battersea Park
London, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

During Victorian times floriography (the language of flowers) was used as a means of coded communication, allowing people to express feelings which otherwise could not be spoken. In this workshop, make flower prints on postcards which you can send as special messages to your friends, family or enemies. You might want to declare your love, you might also want to tell your flatmate to take out the bin. In any case, come and invent a new flower language with us…

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Botanical Badges: Printing Workshop with Linda Florence

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Nine Elms Pavilion, Riverside Walk
London, SW11 United Kingdom
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Free

Join us for a fun-filled and creative afternoon printing textile badges based on local plant life. This workshop is suitable for the whole family and will give you the opportunity to design and print using a specialist dye process to create a uniquely patterned souvenir. The workshop will be run by designer Linda Florence who designed and printed the patterns on the newly installed pavilion by architects Studio Weave on the Thames river walkway.

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Colouring in the Place

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Bow Arts, Bow Arts Trust, 183 Bow Road
London, E3 2SJ United Kingdom
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Free

Colouring in Place is a natural dye and quilting workshop where the public gets to help make a map of the greenery of East London while trying out these textile techniques. Everyone is welcome to come along on the day and share your stories of any local plants, trees or green spaces that you notice or appreciate in East London. We'll be turning some of these into natural dyes and adding them to a community quilt map of the natural…

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Il plurale supera sempre il singolare

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
RADICEPURA, RADICEPURA, VIA FOGAZZARO, 19
GIARRE, Catania 95024 Italy
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"The Plural always overtakes the singular" is a series of works inspired by Braudel’s Mediterranean ideas and realized by Federico Baronello. Within Radicepura’s outdoor areas two diagrams are placed to work as a photo camera. The outputs are progressively shown in Radicepura’s foundation building.

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May 2019

CeReRe Fringe garden

Sat 18 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

In the school yard. Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente Grosseto Tuscany Italy, Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente
Grosseto, Tuscany 58100 Italy
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Ceres was a Roman goddess of agriculture as well as fertility in general. This meant that in pretty much every way possible, she was one of the goddesses directly responsible for life itself. According to some myths, it was Ceres who showed humans how to grow wheat. According to others, she saved humanity from famines. The “garden job” has just began, it involves the pupils of our school, the staff, and the neighbourhood. The Istituto Statale di Istruzione Speriore Leopoldo…

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Hydrologic

Sat 18 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
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Free

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

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Art In A Garden

Sat 18 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Mires Beck Nursery, Low Mill Lane
Brough, HU152NR United Kingdom
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Free

Horticultural nursery giving work experience to adults with learning difficulties, joins forces with East Riding Artists and Haltemprice Art Club to create an art exhibition around the nursery's gardens. The event creates the opportunity for the public who would not usually engage with social enterprise to see the work and experience the natural conservation site where we are growing wildflowers, perennials and herbs.

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Free

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

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Thrive Selfie Trail

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
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Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

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From This Land at Thrown

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
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Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

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A Botanist Takes to Paint

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
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An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

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Art in an urban oasis

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Calthorpe Project, 258-274 Grays Inn Road
London, London WC1X 8LH United Kingdom
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Free

Enjoy music, food, cocktails & art in the Calthorpe Project Garden. Take a tour of our closed loop system: food growing > consumption > composting > food growing. We'll be working with students from Central St Martins College of Art and Design - check here for up-to-date information. Our café uses the vegetables and herbs grown in the garden and any vegetable from café waste is composted in the anaerobic digester. The liquid produced goes back into the soil to…

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Are you coming to Strawberry Fayre?

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston School (entrance via Connor Street), Rutland Road
Hackney, E9 7JS United Kingdom
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Free

Come and celebrate our edible garden. You can plant a seed, make a mini scarecrow, stroll through the orchard and commune with the chickens. Free art and craft workshops will be running throughout the day. We will have cream tea, Pimms and strawberry plants on sale.

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Rhoda Street Garden

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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18th May & 19th May, open from 12.00-18.00 on both days
Rhoda Street, 8-10 Rhoda Street
London, Greater London E2 7EF United Kingdom
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Free

Enjoy an open weekend at the Rhoda Street Garden for a talk and exhibition on the theme of urban plant life and plant agency. Perdita Fenn, landscape architect and gardener will introduce the garden at Rhoda Street and talk about its on going transformation from small derelict brownfield site to productive garden for both humans and non-humans. Plants are a dynamic force on this site; powerful agents of change that are striving and purposeful, muscles flexing incrementally over time. Apical,…

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Hydrologic

Sun 19 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
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Free

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

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Art In A Garden

Sun 19 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Mires Beck Nursery, Low Mill Lane
Brough, HU152NR United Kingdom
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Free

Horticultural nursery giving work experience to adults with learning difficulties, joins forces with East Riding Artists and Haltemprice Art Club to create an art exhibition around the nursery's gardens. The event creates the opportunity for the public who would not usually engage with social enterprise to see the work and experience the natural conservation site where we are growing wildflowers, perennials and herbs.

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Free

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

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Thrive Selfie Trail

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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Aya Tanaka ‘From This Land Exhibition’

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Free

Aya returns to OmVed Gardens to give a demonstration in Ikebana, the ancient art of Japanese flower arranging. Aya’s work will be inspired by From This Land, a collaborative exhibition between OmVed Gardens and Thrown Contemporary.

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An Apple a Day

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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Free on entry to the Garden

Tom Hare’s wonderful hand-woven “Apple” heralds our new theme ‘Food is Medicine’ and can be found at our Swan Walk entrance. For more information about this event see here

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The Art and Healing Power of Plants

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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Free on entry to the Garden

A Garden exhibition of our botanical art collection, in partnership with the Royal Brompton Hospital, focusing on plants used to treat heart and lung conditions. More details about this exhibition here

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Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
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Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

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From This Land at Thrown

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
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Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

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A Botanist Takes to Paint

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
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An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

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Who’s who at the Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens?

Sun 19 May @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens, Church lane
Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire SL2 4NZ United Kingdom
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free, donations welcome

You are invited to an open day organised together with the Friends of Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens and involving other local community groups to tell the stories of some of the people who are remembered in our beautiful gardens. There will be guided tours past the little family gardens where some of our famous and influential residents are buried. Come and find out about the founder of the gardens and how his business empire enabled him to generously care for…

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Rhoda Street Garden

Sun 19 May @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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18th May & 19th May, open from 12.00-18.00 on both days
Rhoda Street, 8-10 Rhoda Street
London, Greater London E2 7EF United Kingdom
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Free

Enjoy an open weekend at the Rhoda Street Garden for a talk and exhibition on the theme of urban plant life and plant agency. Perdita Fenn, landscape architect and gardener will introduce the garden at Rhoda Street and talk about its on going transformation from small derelict brownfield site to productive garden for both humans and non-humans. Plants are a dynamic force on this site; powerful agents of change that are striving and purposeful, muscles flexing incrementally over time. Apical,…

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Tree Adventures and Magical Fairytales on the Embankment

Sun 19 May @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Inner Temple Garden, entry via Tudor Street
London, Greater London EC4Y 7HL United Kingdom
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Free

The Inner Temple Garden opens its historic gates for a day of Tree Adventures and Magical Fairytales. This will be the first time visitors to the Garden will be able to ascend into one of the Inner Temple’s mature trees to experience the beauty of the tree from up above and gain unique aerial views of the garden and London skyline. This will be run by The Big Tree Climbing Company the largest provider of recreational tree climbing in the…

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CeReRe Fringe garden

Mon 20 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

In the school yard. Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente Grosseto Tuscany Italy, Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente
Grosseto, Tuscany 58100 Italy
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Free

Ceres was a Roman goddess of agriculture as well as fertility in general. This meant that in pretty much every way possible, she was one of the goddesses directly responsible for life itself. According to some myths, it was Ceres who showed humans how to grow wheat. According to others, she saved humanity from famines. The “garden job” has just began, it involves the pupils of our school, the staff, and the neighbourhood. The Istituto Statale di Istruzione Speriore Leopoldo…

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Hydrologic

Mon 20 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

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Art In A Garden

Mon 20 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Mires Beck Nursery, Low Mill Lane
Brough, HU152NR United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Horticultural nursery giving work experience to adults with learning difficulties, joins forces with East Riding Artists and Haltemprice Art Club to create an art exhibition around the nursery's gardens. The event creates the opportunity for the public who would not usually engage with social enterprise to see the work and experience the natural conservation site where we are growing wildflowers, perennials and herbs.

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

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Thrive Selfie Trail

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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An Apple a Day

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free on entry to the Garden

Tom Hare’s wonderful hand-woven “Apple” heralds our new theme ‘Food is Medicine’ and can be found at our Swan Walk entrance. For more information about this event see here

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The Art and Healing Power of Plants

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free on entry to the Garden

A Garden exhibition of our botanical art collection, in partnership with the Royal Brompton Hospital, focusing on plants used to treat heart and lung conditions. More details about this exhibition here

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Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

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From This Land at Thrown

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

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A Botanist Takes to Paint

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

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Flower Arranging Class

Mon 20 May @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm BST
Sandhurst Library, Yorktown Road
Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 9BJ United Kingdom
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Free

Learn how to arrange flowers by a professional floral arranging.

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CeReRe Fringe garden

Tue 21 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

In the school yard. Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente Grosseto Tuscany Italy, Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente
Grosseto, Tuscany 58100 Italy
+ Google Map
Free

Ceres was a Roman goddess of agriculture as well as fertility in general. This meant that in pretty much every way possible, she was one of the goddesses directly responsible for life itself. According to some myths, it was Ceres who showed humans how to grow wheat. According to others, she saved humanity from famines. The “garden job” has just began, it involves the pupils of our school, the staff, and the neighbourhood. The Istituto Statale di Istruzione Speriore Leopoldo…

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Hydrologic

Tue 21 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

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Art In A Garden

Tue 21 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Mires Beck Nursery, Low Mill Lane
Brough, HU152NR United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Horticultural nursery giving work experience to adults with learning difficulties, joins forces with East Riding Artists and Haltemprice Art Club to create an art exhibition around the nursery's gardens. The event creates the opportunity for the public who would not usually engage with social enterprise to see the work and experience the natural conservation site where we are growing wildflowers, perennials and herbs.

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

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Thrive Selfie Trail

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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An Apple a Day

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free on entry to the Garden

Tom Hare’s wonderful hand-woven “Apple” heralds our new theme ‘Food is Medicine’ and can be found at our Swan Walk entrance. For more information about this event see here

Find out more »

The Art and Healing Power of Plants

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free on entry to the Garden

A Garden exhibition of our botanical art collection, in partnership with the Royal Brompton Hospital, focusing on plants used to treat heart and lung conditions. More details about this exhibition here

Find out more »

Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

Find out more »

From This Land at Thrown

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

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A Botanist Takes to Paint

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

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CeReRe Fringe garden

Wed 22 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

In the school yard. Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente Grosseto Tuscany Italy, Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente
Grosseto, Tuscany 58100 Italy
+ Google Map
Free

Ceres was a Roman goddess of agriculture as well as fertility in general. This meant that in pretty much every way possible, she was one of the goddesses directly responsible for life itself. According to some myths, it was Ceres who showed humans how to grow wheat. According to others, she saved humanity from famines. The “garden job” has just began, it involves the pupils of our school, the staff, and the neighbourhood. The Istituto Statale di Istruzione Speriore Leopoldo…

Find out more »

Hydrologic

Wed 22 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

Find out more »

Art In A Garden

Wed 22 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Mires Beck Nursery, Low Mill Lane
Brough, HU152NR United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Horticultural nursery giving work experience to adults with learning difficulties, joins forces with East Riding Artists and Haltemprice Art Club to create an art exhibition around the nursery's gardens. The event creates the opportunity for the public who would not usually engage with social enterprise to see the work and experience the natural conservation site where we are growing wildflowers, perennials and herbs.

Find out more »

From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Wed 22 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

Find out more »

Thrive Selfie Trail

Wed 22 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

Find out more »

An Apple a Day

Wed 22 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free on entry to the Garden

Tom Hare’s wonderful hand-woven “Apple” heralds our new theme ‘Food is Medicine’ and can be found at our Swan Walk entrance. For more information about this event see here

Find out more »

The Art and Healing Power of Plants

Wed 22 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free on entry to the Garden

A Garden exhibition of our botanical art collection, in partnership with the Royal Brompton Hospital, focusing on plants used to treat heart and lung conditions. More details about this exhibition here

Find out more »

Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Wed 22 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

Find out more »

From This Land at Thrown

Wed 22 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

Find out more »

A Botanist Takes to Paint

Wed 22 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

Find out more »

CeReRe Fringe garden

Thu 23 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

In the school yard. Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente Grosseto Tuscany Italy, Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente
Grosseto, Tuscany 58100 Italy
+ Google Map
Free

Ceres was a Roman goddess of agriculture as well as fertility in general. This meant that in pretty much every way possible, she was one of the goddesses directly responsible for life itself. According to some myths, it was Ceres who showed humans how to grow wheat. According to others, she saved humanity from famines. The “garden job” has just began, it involves the pupils of our school, the staff, and the neighbourhood. The Istituto Statale di Istruzione Speriore Leopoldo…

Find out more »

Hydrologic

Thu 23 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

Find out more »

Art In A Garden

Thu 23 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Mires Beck Nursery, Low Mill Lane
Brough, HU152NR United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Horticultural nursery giving work experience to adults with learning difficulties, joins forces with East Riding Artists and Haltemprice Art Club to create an art exhibition around the nursery's gardens. The event creates the opportunity for the public who would not usually engage with social enterprise to see the work and experience the natural conservation site where we are growing wildflowers, perennials and herbs.

Find out more »

Flower Sanctuary

Thu 23 May @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Old Fire Station Gallery, Market Place
Henley on Thames, Oxon RG9 2AG United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An exhibition of floral art works by Amanda McGregor at the Old Fire Station Gallery in Henley-on-Thames. Amanda McGregor's work looks at the nature of creation, ascension, energy and unity. She paints beautiful abstract and floral works in both oil and watercolour, that give energy, freedom and share in the beauty and colour we find in the natural world. The private view will be at 6pm on Friday 24 May. You are invited to wear floral display or flowers, to…

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

Find out more »

Thrive Selfie Trail

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

Find out more »

An Apple a Day

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free on entry to the Garden

Tom Hare’s wonderful hand-woven “Apple” heralds our new theme ‘Food is Medicine’ and can be found at our Swan Walk entrance. For more information about this event see here

Find out more »

The Art and Healing Power of Plants

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free on entry to the Garden

A Garden exhibition of our botanical art collection, in partnership with the Royal Brompton Hospital, focusing on plants used to treat heart and lung conditions. More details about this exhibition here

Find out more »

Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

Find out more »

From This Land at Thrown

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

Find out more »

A Botanist Takes to Paint

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
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An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

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Into the Light

Thu 23 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
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A Floral Installation created by our gardeners and made entirely of found, foraged and discarded natural forms which is also an invitation to a new way of seeing and exploring the innate beauty of decay contrasting with the vibrancy of emerging spring. This will be a large piece taking up our entire large and beautiful main room.   Our fascinating garden and collections will be available to see and music will be provided by the South East London Folk Orchestra.…

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CeReRe Fringe garden

Fri 24 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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In the school yard. Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente Grosseto Tuscany Italy, Via de Barberi CIttadella dello Studente
Grosseto, Tuscany 58100 Italy
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Ceres was a Roman goddess of agriculture as well as fertility in general. This meant that in pretty much every way possible, she was one of the goddesses directly responsible for life itself. According to some myths, it was Ceres who showed humans how to grow wheat. According to others, she saved humanity from famines. The “garden job” has just began, it involves the pupils of our school, the staff, and the neighbourhood. The Istituto Statale di Istruzione Speriore Leopoldo…

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Hydrologic

Fri 24 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
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For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

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Art In A Garden

Fri 24 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Mires Beck Nursery, Low Mill Lane
Brough, HU152NR United Kingdom
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Horticultural nursery giving work experience to adults with learning difficulties, joins forces with East Riding Artists and Haltemprice Art Club to create an art exhibition around the nursery's gardens. The event creates the opportunity for the public who would not usually engage with social enterprise to see the work and experience the natural conservation site where we are growing wildflowers, perennials and herbs.

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Flower Sanctuary

Fri 24 May @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Old Fire Station Gallery, Market Place
Henley on Thames, Oxon RG9 2AG United Kingdom
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An exhibition of floral art works by Amanda McGregor at the Old Fire Station Gallery in Henley-on-Thames. Amanda McGregor's work looks at the nature of creation, ascension, energy and unity. She paints beautiful abstract and floral works in both oil and watercolour, that give energy, freedom and share in the beauty and colour we find in the natural world. The private view will be at 6pm on Friday 24 May. You are invited to wear floral display or flowers, to…

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

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Thrive Selfie Trail

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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An Apple a Day

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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Tom Hare’s wonderful hand-woven “Apple” heralds our new theme ‘Food is Medicine’ and can be found at our Swan Walk entrance. For more information about this event see here

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The Art and Healing Power of Plants

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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A Garden exhibition of our botanical art collection, in partnership with the Royal Brompton Hospital, focusing on plants used to treat heart and lung conditions. More details about this exhibition here

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Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
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"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

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From This Land at Thrown

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
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