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May 2016

Forest

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Aichi University of the Arts, Nagatsuru-pond, 1-114 Sagamine
Nagakute, Aichi-ken 〒480-1197 Japan
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FOREST is a natural experience events,  held in the campus of the university.

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hirahiranihon-fukuoka* Flower Up School at Ghihaya Kids Flower Market

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm JST
Open Space with Raw of Trees, 4,Chihaya,Higashi-ku,
Fukuoka, Fukuoka 813-0044 Japan
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Once a month they open flower market in the open space

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Floating Garden in Burgess Park

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Art in the Park, Chumleigh Gardens, Chumleigh Street
London, SE5 0RJ United Kingdom
Free

LAUNCH DAY Join Artists at Art in the Park to make a floating garden on the lake in Burgess Park. You can contribute to a large flower or make a small flower to add to the garden in the Art in the Park studio on Saturday 21st May. The floating garden will be launched on the lake on Sunday 22nd May between 11am-2pm. Suitable for: All ages. Materials will be provided.

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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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Diggers

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm BST
Inner Temple Garden, The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
London, Greater London EC4Y 7HL United Kingdom
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Diggers - Twenty First Century Definition: A group of Chelsea Fringe participants and supporters who formed a choir in November 2015. Diggers are a new gardeners' choir, open to anyone involved with community gardening or who supports it. The aim is to establish a repertoire of songs that we can sing together, usually at outdoor locations, in support of gardening initiatives (or occasionally by way of protest, too). We are ‘appearing’ at two Chelsea Fringe projects – and aim to…

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Plants and People: Folklore

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
Free

Plants & People: Folklore Sunday 22 May | 1.30pm - 3.30pm Free event, but booking essential  As part of this years Chelsea Fringe, we are inviting people to explore our new 'Plants and People' trail at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. The trail explores the relationships between plants and people. Every day, plants play a fundamental role in our lives, and it is sometimes easy to forget their importance. Plants feed us, clothe us, clean us, protect us, cure us, transport…

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Fete and Film

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom

We will be open to the public with some of our rarer herbarium specimens and books on display, as well as our botanical garden.  Plants and books on sale.  We will be serving tea, cakes and home made botanical ices. At 9.00pm, as dusk draws in, we will be showing an outdoor botanically themed film, 'Silent Running'  and it's free.  

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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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The Skip Garden

Tue 24 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sat 11 June, 2016

The Skip Garden, Tapper Walk
London, N1C 4AQ United Kingdom
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When people think of skips they think of construction, building and dirt. We think less rubble and more rhubarb. That's why we started using skips to farm food that, like us, is locally grown. The Skip Garden is a moveable urban food growing garden in the middle of the King's Cross development site. Amongst the rise of glass and steel buildings, it is an urban oasis in which herbs, chillies, apples, sweet potatoes and cabbages grow out of skips and planters made out…

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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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Welcome to Thrive @ Battersea Market

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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Welcome to Thrive @ Battersea Market. Tuedsay 24 –Sunday 29 May 11am till 4pm Come alone to Thrives Market in our Main Garden @ Battersea Park. Enjoy tea and cake, local crafts stall, explore our many home grown plants at the Thrive Kiosk as well as visiting the Art Hut .  Visit our new bug hotel.  Friendly atmosphere for all the family.

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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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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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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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Go Batty!

Thu 26 May, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
£5.00

Go Batty! Thursday 26 May, 8.30pm - 10.30pm Learn all about these fascinating mammals of the night sky. We will supply you with bat detectors to help you identify the species that are swooping around the park and to listen to them ‘chattering’ as they hunt for food. Please bring a torch with you if you can and remember to wrap up warm. Open to all. £5 per person. Under 16's are free, and no ticket is needed.

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Borough Market: Find and Feast

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm BST
Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
London, SE1 1TL United Kingdom
Free

Join Ceri Buckmaster on a wild food walk around Southwark and discover how to identify seasonal plants and flowers in some unexpected locations, then finish the morning at the demonstration kitchen in Borough Market and learn how to cook delicious recipes using them with Celia Brooks. Ceri has been leading walks in London’s green spaces since 2008, shining a spotlight on wild food as the ‘new street food’, inspired by the wild plants that grow in urban areas, as well…

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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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Free

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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Thrive Tree Walk @ Battersea Park

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST
Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Thrive Tree Walk @ Battersea Park. Friday 27 May 1pm at Herb Garden, Battersea Park. Join us and discover more about the trees in Battersea Park on this circular walk lead by Horticultural Therapist Richard Jones. Meet at Herb Garden 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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Educational Garden for Elementary School “Luigi Cadorna” in Milan

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Scuola “Luigi Cadorna”, Via Carlo Dolci, 5
Milano, Milano 20148 Italy
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Free

The publishing house Il Verde Editoriale takes part to the Chelsea Fringe 2016 with the creation of an educational garden at the Elementary School “Luigi Cadorna” in Milan, Italy. The project started last 27th April 2016 with the preparation of the area, thanks to the contribution of a few sponsors. The gardner Giovanni Mainieri, owner of the company Clorofilla, worked side by side with Dr. Agronomist Roberto Panzeri, event manager for the publishing house, pulling the weeds and cleaning the area for the…

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Locally grown cut flowers, plants and seed market

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Henley Town Hall (outside of), Market Place
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2AG United Kingdom
Free

The Flower Union are a collective of British Flowers growers and florists who aim to bring people together through flowers. For Chelsea Fringe 2016 we will have a market of locally grown cut flowers, plants and seeds. British growers will be on hand to answer questions about growing flowers and florists will demonstrate how to make beautiful hand tied bouquets. British Flowers seeds and potted British Flowers arrangements will also be for sale.

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Spring Spectacular

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
London, Southwark SE11 5HS United Kingdom
Free

Join us for a fun packed week to celebrate the opening of our new Education Centre and The Old Dairy Cafe. With a plant sale, animal handling, storytelling, pony rides, face-painting, cookery, craft and gardening workshops, pond dipping and sheep shearing, there's plenty for everyone to get involved with and enjoy! Head to our website vauxhallcityfarm.org for a full timetable of activities. Kindly sponsored by Base Architects.

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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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Calthorpe Project Vegan Fayre

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
The Calthorpe Project, 258-274 Gray’s Inn Road
London, WC1X 8LH United Kingdom
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Free

A day of events with a Vegan theme in our 1 acre community garden in Kings Cross.  We have hot and cold food including pizza cooked in a clay oven and raw delights.  You'll find a vegan bar, stalls selling a variety of goods, plants for sale, music plus arts & crafts activities for the whole family.  Sorry, our venue is pet free except for guide dogs.

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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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Dunleavy Vineyards and Somerset Flower Farm

Sun 29 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Somerset Flower Farm & Dunleavy Vineyards, Nates Lane, Wrington
Bristol, BS40 5RS United Kingdom

Ingrid Bates from Dunleavy Vineyards and Mandy Parker from the Somerset Flower Farm will be welcoming visitors to their Wrington site on 29th May 2016 as part of the Chelsea Fringe and English Wine Week. Visitors will be able to see the vines that produce Dunleavy’s multi-award winning Pinot noir rosé and hear the story of how the vineyard was created. After seeing the vineyard, guests can move across the site to the beautiful wooden barn of the Somerset Flower Farm. Here, they can…

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Tuppenny Barn Herb Festival

Sun 29 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Tuppenny Barn, Tuppennybarn Main Road
Southbourne, west sussex PO10 8EZ United Kingdom
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£5

Learn everything you want to know about herbs. Stalls will include Annie Guilfoyle giving advice on herb garden design, Sarah Furey our local herbalist, Christine Iverson telling all about herbal folklore and Lordington Lavender with their wonderful plants. There will be a pop up cafe with refreshments with a herbal theme and our elderflower and lemon tea is a must. View our newly planted herb bank or walk around our herb labyrinth and learn more from Marc Willenbruch and Julie…

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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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Foraging Walk

Sun 29 May, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Gillespie Park and Ecology Centre, 191 Drayton Park
London, Islington N51PH United Kingdom
Free

Take a wild food walk through Gillespie Park nature reserve with the urban forager, spotting edible and medicinal species on the way. We may split into two hour long walks if the event is over subscribed. Suitable for adults and older children. To book, please call 020 7527 4374 or email ecologycentre@islington.gov.uk. Priority will be given to those who book.  

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hirahiranihon-fukuoka* Flower Up School at Chihaya Elementary School

Mon 30 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Chihaya Elementary School, 1-13-3,Chihaya,Higashi-ku,
Fukuoka, Fukuoka  813-0044    Japan
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Children plant flowers in the flower bed 100m long along National Highway 3。 They have been taking care of them for 11 years。 120 children belong to 4th grade take part in Flower Up Chihaya every year。 No litter sharply year by year because of the beautiful flower bed along the school way Workshop on 4th June - and the flower bed is on display until 12th June

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Forest Gardens – an edible tour

Mon 30 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Edible Landscapes London, Finsbury Park
London, London N4 2NQ United Kingdom
Free

Come for an edible tour around Edible Landscapes London, in Finsbury Park. This beautiful garden is home to over 200 edible species, which we propagate and give to community gardens around London. During your memorable visit, you'll walk through our forest garden, meet lots of unusual plants, tasting as you go. It'll be led by one of our volunteers. No need to book... Follow us on Twitter  and   Facebook

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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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Many Hands – half-term holiday activities for children

Tue 31 May, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating until Fri 3 June, 2016

Geffrye Museum, Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road
London, Greater London E2 8EA United Kingdom
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Free

Inspired by the jobs done by families and servants around the home through the centuries, make natural cleaning products, bake biscuits, plant seeds and much more! Suitable for 2-16 year olds.  Workshops are free and allocated on a first-come, first served basis 30 minutes in advance.  Under 11s must be accompanied by an adult.

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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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Little green fingers – engaging with children in the garden

Wed 1 June, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Regent’s Park Allotment Garden, Corner of Chester Road and Inner Circle
, Greater London NW1 4NR United Kingdom
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£12.50 – £25

If you garden with young children and KS1, this workshop is for you! From engaging with a young public to focusing attention, learning opportunities, activities and tips, we'll have everything covered to make sure you can run great sessions in the garden with children. The workshop is £12.50 for Capital Growth members and £25 for non-members. Booking is via Eventbrite. This event is run by Capital Growth, London's food growing network. See all our coming training sessions here

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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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hirahiranihon-fukuoka Flower Up Ninomiya Street at Kego Elementary School

Thu 2 June, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm JST
Kego Elementary School, 1-11-1,Kego,Cyuou-ku
Fukuoka, Fukuoka 810-0023 Japan
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Children do planting flowers on the Ninomiya Statue Street and take good care of them. Ninomiya is the man who is very famous for his learning and diligence. They have continued  planting flowers for 8 years.

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Why Growing Matters – a Soapbox talk for Chelsea Fringe 2016

Fri 3 June, 2016 @ 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm BST
Store Street, South Crescent, Store Street
London, Greater London WC1E 7BD United Kingdom
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Free

Join Tim Richardson, founding director of The Chelsea Fringe and The Edible Bus Stop team for a playful and lively soapbox presentations on the subject of WHY GROWING MATTERS! Centring around the importance of urban food growing and reclaiming unloved public spaces, the speakers will talk about their passionate beliefs in the importance of urban grass roots public led growing. Hosted by New London Architecture (NLA) as part of the London Festival of Architecture in celebration of the LFA’s ‘Community’ theme for 2016 “The Edible Bus Stop are at the vanguard of vegetable activism!”…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Windmill Hill City Farm

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street, Bedminster
Bristol, BS3 4EA United Kingdom
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Free

Experience farming in the heart of the city. Activities: All day Saturday – garden-based activities for families.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Lawrence Weston Community Farm, Saltmarsh Drive
Bristol, BS11 0NJ United Kingdom
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Free

Community-run gardens growing root veg, fruits and squashes. Friendly place to visit with animals to see as well – sheep, goats, pigs, chickens. Activities: Advice available and some plants and produce available to buy. Café should be open but ring ahead to confirm. For more information phone: 0117 938 1128 or email: ian@lwfarm.org.uk

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Blooming Gardens

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

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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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Giardino di Villa Trinità, Via Trinità 34
Mascalucia (Catania), 95030 Italy
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Free

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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Summer Fair at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
Free

Summer Fair at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Saturday 4th June, 12 noon - 5pm An annual celebration of woodland crafts and local heritage. Come and join us for our Summer Fair, an annual celebration of woodland crafts and local heritage. Try some traditional woodland crafts and have a wander around our array of brilliant craft and food stalls. Music, pond dipping, storytelling, rickshaw rides and guided walks will also be taking place! FREE, and all are welcome.  

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Diggers

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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Diggers - Twenty First Century Definition: A group of Chelsea Fringe participants and supporters who formed a choir in November 2015. Diggers are a new gardeners' choir, open to anyone involved with community gardening or who supports it. The aim is to establish a repertoire of songs that we can sing together, usually at outdoor locations, in support of gardening initiatives (or occasionally by way of protest, too). We are ‘appearing’ at two Chelsea Fringe projects – and aim to…

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Secret gardens of Golborne

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Elkstone Road Sensory Garden, Corner of Elkstone Road and Golborne Road
London, W10 United Kingdom
Free

A Saturday afternoon walk exploring the unexpected vegetable gardens of the RBKC Community Kitchen Garden scheme. Starting at Golborne Bridge at 2pm the walk ends at St Charles Centre for Health and Wellbeing community kitchen garden, with tea and a plant sale from local nursery Cultivating K&C.

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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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Olden Garden Music Party

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Olden Community Garden, 22 Whistler Street
London, N5 1NH United Kingdom
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£5

An afternoon of acoustic music - Gypsy Jazz, Irish, American and English Folk, Renaissance Choral - in Highbury's secret, two-acre community garden tucked away near the Emirates Stadium in Drayton Park, N5.  BBQ, cakes, teas, bar.

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hirahiranihon-fukuoka* Flower up School at Toko Elementary School

Mon 6 June, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm JST
Toko Elementary School, 1-21-2, Higashihie,Hakata-ku
Fukuoka, Fukuoka 812-0007   Japan
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All  the children belong to 1st 2nd 3rd grade do planting seasonable flowers in the shining morning every year. They have continued planting flowers for 8 years.

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Sagamine Satoyama Plan

Tue 7 June, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Sagamine Satoyama, 1-114
Nagakute-shi, Aichi 480-1194 Japan
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Sagamine Satoyama Plan is event series that people in the region can participate. In the event, people can play in woods and grassland freely in Satoyama of Sagamine.  

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Sporchiamoci le mani!

Tue 7 June, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm CEST
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An event every day that begins at 3:00 pm, repeating until Thu 9 June, 2016

Serre Torrigiani in piazzetta, Piazza dei Tre Re
Firenze, Firenze 50122 Italy
Free

Serre Torrigiani invita tutti i bambini a sporcarsi le mani nel nuovo spazio verde nel cuore di Firenze. Due workshop dedicati ai più piccoli, per educarli alla cura del bello e della natura. Martedì 7 giugno: Facciamo insieme il nostro primo orto urbano Laboratorio pratico di semina e coltivazione delle piante orticole tenuto da Vanni Torrigiani. Giovedì 9 giugno: Un giorno da eco-designer Laboratorio creativo con i materiali naturali raccolti nelle Serre Torrigiani, a cura di Art Floor con Tamara Pasquinucci. Entrambi…

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Remote island in the Aichi Prefecture Chita Peninsula: observe the Hotaria parvula in Shinojima

Tue 7 June, 2016 @ 8:00 pm JST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Shinojama Tourism Association, 1-1 Uraiso, Shinojima,
Minami-Chita Town, Aichi 470-3505 Japan
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The only firefly inhabiting Shinojima  Island (Gulf of Mikawa, Aichi Pref.) is Hotaria parvula. A characteristic of this terrestrial firefly of this island is white chest which is usually red. Why don’t you observe this firefly during the last week of the Chelsea Fringe?

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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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Gardens in Miniature from thejoyofplants.co.uk

Thu 9 June, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

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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hirahiranihon-fukuoka* Flower Up School at Kego Junior High School

Thu 9 June, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm JST
Kego Junior High School, 23-5-2,Akasaka,Cyuou-ku
Fukuoka, Fukuoka 810-0042 Japan
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The children of  Kego elementary school presented beautiful tulips and  Their smiling to the students of  Kego junior high school in April Students start  Flower Up Kego Fringe this year 

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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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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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Babylon Plants Open Day

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Babylon Plants, The Stables, Chestnut Farm, Cuxham
Watlington, Oxfordshire OX49 5ND United Kingdom
Free

Babylon Plants, The Stables, Chestnut Farm, Cuxham, Watlington, OX49 5ND Time 10.00 – 4.00pm Babylon Plants wholesale nursery which is usually only open to trade is opening to the public for the second time  as part of the Chelsea Fringe event. Members of the public will have the unique opportunity to browse the nursery stock, peruse the cut flower beds, walk through the wild flower meadow, buy plants at wholesale prices and eat homemade cake, tea and lemonade – served…

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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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Plot to Pan – eating well to better your health

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Phyllis Court Club, Phyllis Court Drive, Marlow Road
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2HT United Kingdom
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free

Join Ruth Green expert nutritional scientist for a fun and educational morning talk focusing on eating well to better your health. Come and find out what to do with that glut of vegetables that so often end up at the back of the fridge or at the bottom of a vegetable box. Discover the benefits of using seasonal fruit and vegetables to enhance and promote optimal health and longevity. Ruth uses her knowledge of nutrition and physiology to inspire you…

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Community planting and Floral Installation

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Horniman Primary school, Horniman Drive
London, SE233BP United Kingdom
Free

Come and join our community wild meadow flower planting, visit our floral installation, eat delicious edible floral inspired pizza's by the wonderful Van Dough, take home wild flower seed packets designed by Horniman Primary school children. Look forward to welcoming you all. All plants kindly sponsored by Shane Connolly and Co and Van dough!

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The not quite Royal Variety Show

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Russell Road Community Kitchen Garden, Russell Road, opposite Holland Gardens
London, W14 United Kingdom
Free

Come and join the community kitchen garden plotholders for a not quite royal knees up in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. 8 acts hosted by mc Gary Shaw in the tranquil surroundings of one of the Royal Borough's mini allotment style Community Kitchen Gardens. Mary Feilding The Eccentric Psychic Mary Feilding is the only professional psychic on the stand-up circuit. Audiences love her charming style and the weird insights into the psychic world.  www.maryfeilding.co.uk Athena Kugblenu 2015 BBC…

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HGS Summer Show

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
Free Church Hall, Northway
London, Greater London NW11 6PB United Kingdom
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£2.00

Annual show of Hampstead Garden Suburb Horticultural Society which has been taking place for over 100 years (there is also an Autumn Show in September).  Exhibits of flowers, fruit and vegetables, jams, preserves and cookery and photography.  Home made teas, fancy dress competition for children (theme 'Royalty') and a mad hats competition for adults (wear a hat fit for a Queen).  As a special feature this year there will be a Punch and Judy show during the afternoon.

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The Korros Ensemble Cushion Concert in the gardens of Babylon

Sat 11 June, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Babylon Plants, The Stables, Chestnut Farm, Cuxham
Watlington, Oxfordshire OX49 5ND United Kingdom
£10.00

For the first time in conjunction with the Chelsea Fringe, Babylon Plants will be holding a cushion concert in the gardens of Babylon – where we will be serving floral cocktails, tea and cake. The music will be played by the critically acclaimed Korros Ensemble The Korros Ensemble is a dynamic trio with an international reputation for their unique and distinguished performances. The group comprises flute, clarinet and harp, creating a rarely heard soundworld of unusual and beautiful textures and…

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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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Free

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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Small-space Urban Growing in Clapton Garden, E5

Sun 12 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Clapton Garden, 14 Caldeccott Way
London, E5 0DA United Kingdom
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As featured in Gardener's World Magazine* this unexpected greenspace combines vertical growing, edibles and scented flowers with a place to relax. All on a social housing estate!** If you want to grow but have limited space, visit us and share ideas over a cup of tea and slice of cake.  (Or combine with the fabulous Clapton Jumble Trail on same day).  Seedlings available to buy! *June 2016   **Clapton Park Estate 'The Poppy Estate'  

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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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Free

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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Free

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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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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Free

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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Free

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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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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Urban Eden Arrives at Broadgate this spring/summer

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 London, Greater London EC2M 3WA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

This Spring/Summer will see the launch of the unmissable Urban Eden at Broadgate, where two gardens spring up in a flash of floral interactive scenes from different corners of the globe. Urban Eden forms part of an ongoing initiative at Broadgate, which will see the hub continue to evolve into a greener space with a focus on health, vitality and wellbeing. Located right next to Liverpool St. Station, Broadgate Plaza and Exchange Square will be transformed into a Deliciously Ella…

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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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Free

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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Free

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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Deliciously Ella 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

Exchange Square London, Greater London EC2M 3WA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

In partnership with internationally recognised cookbook author Deliciously Ella, Exchange Square at Broadgate will be transformed into a picturesque British market garden. At the first ever Deliciously Ella pop-up garden, visitors will be able to pick their own seasonal produce, including fresh herbs, edible flowers and vegetables that reflect the Deliciously Ella food philosophy of ‘honest, simple and natural ingredients’. Ella Mills, founder of Deliciously Ella says: “I am delighted to be a part of Urban Eden at Broadgate this year and…

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Babylon Plants Open Day

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Babylon Plants, The Stables, Chesnut Farm, Cuxham, Watlington
London, Greater London OX49 5ND United Kingdom
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The well renowned Babylon Plants wholesale nursery which is usually open to trade is opening to the public as part of the Chelsea Fringe event. Members of the public will have the unique opportunity to browse the nursery stock, peruse the cut flower beds, walk through the wild flower meadow, buy plants at wholesale prices and eat homemade cake, tea and lemonade – served by our very own flower fairies. Jo Wise from Floral Circus will also be building a…

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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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New for 2017: Horticultural led Garden Tours

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

The Eden Project Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG United Kingdom + Google Map
£65

Take a special tour of Eden's plants with your own personal guide. Immerse your senses, and gain insights into some of the challenges faced by our experienced horticultural team. Explore the largest Rainforest in captivity as you stroll through the steamy jungle of Malaysia, West Africa and South America. Experience sights, scents and stories from the Mediterranean, South Africa and Western Australia. Hear about how we are creating a National Collection of Kniphofia and discover our Malaysian home garden and West…

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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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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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Free

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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Pollinators’ Paradise

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Rose Community Centre, Ascalon Street
London, Greater London SW8 4DJ United Kingdom
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Free

Could your home be a pollinators' path? Do you have a balcony, window ledge or small plot? Transform it into a pollinators' paradise! Come along to our workshop to find out how.

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Indian Inspired Garlands

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Horniman Primary School London, Greater London SE233BP United Kingdom + Google Map
£3.00

Indian Inspired floral garlands made by school children of all ages. Come and make a garland, help lay wild meadow turf, make a seedbomb, plant a seed, enjoy botanical cocktails.  

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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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Vegetable Orchestra

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
Thessaly Road London, Greater London SW8 4ED United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

VINCI St Modwen (VSM) & New Covent Garden Market London's Vegetable Orchestra Hear London's quirkiest vegetable garden come to life! Come down to Edible Avenue SW8 and learn how make your own veg-strument before joining in our celebratory musical performance along Thessaly Road with London's Vegetable Orchestra. The orchestra will be accompanied by our newly formed Battersea Veg-cellent Community Band!

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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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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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Free

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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Camarilla Ensemble Tea Time Cushion Concert @ Babylon Plants, Oxfordshire

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
Babylon Plants & Flowers, The Stables, Chesnut Farm, Cuxham, Watlington
London, Oxfordshire OX49 5ND United Kingdom
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£10.00

Babylon Plants is hosting a Tea time cushion concert as part of the Chelsea Fringe.  Where the Camarilla Ensemble will be playing a musical program of light botanically inspired classical music on the front lawn, bring your own cushions or fold up chairs. The Camarilla Ensemble is an award winning and distinguished chamber music group, renowned for its vibrant and distinctive performances.  The group comprises five outstanding wind players, and has firmly established itself on the UK music scene since…

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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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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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The Inner Temple Dog Show Returns: Celebrating the bond between Gardener and Dog

Sun 21 May, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Inner Temple Garden, entry via Tudor Street
London, Greater London EC4Y 7HL United Kingdom
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Free

The Inner Temple Dog Show Returns: Celebrating the bond between Gardener and Dog at the award winning Inner Temple Garden. The Inner Temple Dog Show will throw open the Garden gates to dogs of all shapes and sizes, with the opportunity to compete in five exciting categories: Garden agility; Best floral outfit (dog and handler); Dog with the waggiest tail; Best junior handler (under 12) and Publics favourite. Handlers of all ages are encouraged and all dogs will be eligible…

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Musical Garden Party

Sun 21 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Olden Community Garden, 22 Whistler Street
London, Greater London N5 1NH United Kingdom
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£3 – £5

Once more the secret oasis of green that is the Olden Community Garden will be alive to the sound of music.  Our two acres include an orchard, a meadow and the largest area of woodland in Islington.  This means we can accommodate a Klezmer group, an English folk band, a swing band, a small choir and other sundry musicians, all playing acoustically under the trees in different parts of the grounds. At about 4pm the musicians will gravitate towards the…

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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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Now and Zen

Mon 22 May, 2017
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The initial opening of event will be in conjunction with the 'Blossoming of the Heart' event, after this the installation will be unmanned in the courtyard which is open to the public during the day until 4 June
The Court Yard – The Kings Arms Barn, Kings Rd
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2DG United Kingdom
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A pop up Zen Garden complete with sacred Japanese archway 'Torii', gravel, rocks and Maples. Members of the public are invited to journey through the arch and rake their own unique pattern into the gravel with the authentic style rake. People are invited to share their design by uploading an image to @chelseafringe and Instagram #thechelseafringe The garden will be launched at the same time as the 'Blossoming of the Heart' well-being event and in the same court yard. The…

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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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*Flower up Toko 2017

Tue 23 May, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm JST
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Fri 2 June, 2017

Toko Elementary School (Fukuoka), 1-21-2, Higashihie, Hakata-ku,
Fukuoka, Fukuoka 〒812-0007 Japan
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All  the children belonging to 1st 2nd and 3rd grade  plant seasonable flowers on the sun-shining  morning of   a day in spring and autumn. We have continued planting flowers for 9 years. Anyone can always see the flower garden of  Toko Elementary School on-line.

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A spark of genius:Flower up KEGO 2017 by KEGO chan club

Wed 24 May, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm JST
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Kego Primary School, 23-5-2, Akasaka,Tyuou-ku,
Fukuoka, Fukuoka 〒810-0042 Japan
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We call volunteer club「KEGO chan club」We have been putting the  Environment in good order of our school  (Our school is established by Fukuoka city Government) and local area. From 24  May to 4 June, we will plant  marigold, salvia and globe amaranthus  in  planters  beside the  school gate and at the school  flower bed. We wish the beautiful flowers to be comforted the mind of people who are going up and down on the street, our friend and our neighbourhood. .

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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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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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The New Community Orchard Project

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Henry Dickens Court Estate, Henry Dickens Court Estate
London, Greater London W11 4DS United Kingdom
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Event held on Henry Dickens Court Estate. Event is free and will be open to all resident of the estate as well as members of the local community. The event will offer individuals a chance to plant a tree which will become part of a new community orchard.

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After Work Foragers

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, Greater London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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£20

Leave the cares of the office behind and come into the cool and shade of the woodland in search of something for the dinner table. You'll learn sustainable harvesting techniques and basic plant identification. Nibble leaves, flowers and roots - then take some home to turn into your own wild creations. Booking essential here Like our Facebook page; Follow us on Twitter; Follow us on Instagram

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Salad Daze in Finsbury Park

Fri 26 May, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm BST
Edible Landscapes London, Finsbury Park (Manor House gate)
London, Greater London N4 2NQ United Kingdom
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Come and see our beautiful forest garden and help pick an unusual salad of edible perennials. You should be able to find some mallow flowers, horseradish leaves and Nepal pepper shoots, to name but a few.

Richard and Jenny will be on hand to show you some of the 200 edible varieties in our forest garden, showcase bed and edible hedge.

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Borough Market – Find and Feast

Fri 26 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
London, Greater London SE1 1TL United Kingdom
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£5

Join Ceri Buckmaster on a wild food walk around Southwark and discover how to identify seasonal plants and flowers in some unexpected locations, then finish the morning at the demonstration kitchen in Borough Market and learn how to cook delicious recipes using them with Celia Brooks. Ceri has been leading walks in London’s green spaces since 2008, shining a spotlight on wild food as the new street food, inspired by the wild plants that grow in urban areas, as well…

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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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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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FOREST

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm JST
Aichi University of the Arts – Nagatsuru-pond, 1-114 Sagamine, Yazako
Nagakute-shi, Aichi 480-1197 Japan
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FOREST is a natural experience event that is held in the campus of the university.

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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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Manor Farm Nature Space Project Launch

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Manor Farm Nature Space, Manor Farm Road
London, Greater London SW16 4JT United Kingdom
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Free

Come and join us to celebrate the re-launch of Manor Farm Nature Space, a unique natural landscape in Norbury with the Wandle River tributary running right through it. Get involved and spot local wildlife, help build an insect refuge and find out about the wild and native plants animals and insects on site. Learn about the plans to make the site accessible to all and get involved to make this already unique site an even more valuable asset to the…

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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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Blooms for Booze

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm CEST
Piazza Niccolò Tommaseo, Piazza Niccolò Tommaseo
Settignano, 50135 Italy
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L’aperitivo Blooms for Booze - letteralmente ‘un fiore per un drink’- animerà la piazza principale di Settignano con un’azione di eno-giardinaggio collettivo, durante la quale i partecipanti sono invitati a scambiare una piantina aromatica in vaso con un bicchiere di vino offerto da un’azienda vinicola del territorio. Le piante raccolte saranno donate alla Scuola dell’Infanzia Desiderio da Settignano per la realizzazione di un’aiuola sensoriale all’interno del giardino dell’istituto con un workshop a cura della garden designer Lucia Giangrandi. In occasione dell’evento…

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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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Free

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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Free

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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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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Free

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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Silk // Unwoven Histories

Wed 31 May, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm BST
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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£13

Join Studio Cultivate at Chelsea Physic Garden in 2017 for Silk // Unwoven Histories, as we take you on a journey of story-telling and garden exploration. An exciting event for the whole family. Weaving our way through Ancient China, to the Roman Empire, and across the war-torn seas of the European Age of Discovery, we’ll learn how a smuggling princess, ruthless pirates and one humble worm came together to help a simple fabric conquer the world. Through a mix of story-telling, self-led…

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Bushcraft and Creepy Crawlies

Wed 31 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Doddington Place Gardens, Doddington
Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0BB United Kingdom
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£2 – £7

Bushcraft for children and a host of different creepy crawlies to admire.

Children £2 - adults £7

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Discovery Day in Hyde Park: Flower Power

Wed 31 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Thu 1 June, 2017

The Look Out, The Royal Parks Foundation Education Centre, Hyde Park
London, Greater London W22UH United Kingdom
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Free

Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The Royal Parks Foundation Education Centre is a perfect location for you and your family to reconnect with nature this May half term.   Drop in any time between 11am and 3pm for a fun packed day of free and exciting activities for all the family including: Crafting a flower on a stick or getting a little bit messy while finger painting a daisy bookmark Following our discovery trail, uncovering fascinating flowery facts Exploring our grounds,…

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Breaking Down Barriers

Wed 31 May, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Central Entrance, Southwyck House, Coldharbour Lane
London, Greater London SW9 8QH United Kingdom
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AN EDIBLE BUS STOP HAPPENING - WEDNESDAY 31ST MAY 1PM - 5PM - SOCIAL PLANTING - ALL WELCOME COME ALONG, ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES AND BE PART OF GARDENING FOR THE COMMON GOOD BACKGROUND ON THE SITE: Southwyck House, aka The Barrier Block, is one of Brixton’s most recognised landmarks. Its definitive exterior ‘zig zag’ design has become part of Brixton's graphic identity and is featured on the local currency – the Brixton Pound. Built in the 1980’s it was designed as…

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Kokedama workshop

Wed 31 May, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Rose Community Centre, Ascalon Street
London, Greater London SW8 4DJ United Kingdom
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Free

Make your own hanging planters using the Japanese moss ball technique, Kokedama. Single plants are housed in each hanging ball but they can be hung and displayed in groups. Create hanging displays to decorate the Rose community centre and to take home.

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June 2017

Potent Potions

Thu 1 June, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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£13

Can a food be a medicine? Can a medicine be a poison? Find out something of the history of medicine and the amazing power of plants to heal and soothe. We will show you how to make some of your own natural and low-cost remedies (ointments, syrups, scented bags) as well as a mini medicinal garden to take home. There’ll be a chance to explore our gardens of medicinal plants, edible and poison beds. For ages 7+ £13 Ticket price includes…

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These Shoes are made for planting

Thu 1 June, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Wilton Estate Community Garden, Wilton Way
London, Greater London E8 1BD United Kingdom
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Free

These Shoes Are Made for Planting... and that's just what we'll do - one of these days these shoes are going to grow some food for you! On the “fringes” of The Wilton Estate come and have some fun planting up shoes to take away with seeds or seedlings. We will help you choose and plant an old shoe/boot, or possibly a sandal with some jiggery pokery planting. Bring your favourite old shoes, too old for walking but definitely not…

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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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Permablitz Day: Co-gardening with Nature

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent’s Park Road
London, London NW1 7AY United Kingdom
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Free

Permablitzes are free days open to all. They bring people together to create or develop a community or household edible, wildlife-friendly garden according to a permaculture (ecologically sustainable) design. They spread by stimulating networks of reciprocity and mutual support: once you have helped at a few you can have one of your own. Our makeovers create plant alliances that mimic natural ecosystems. We always co-garden with the soil-food-web, wildlife and plants to maintain health and build fertility. (see www.permablitzlondon.com) On…

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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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Roof Garden Fun Day

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Doddington Community Roof Garden, Charlotte Despard Avenue
London, Greater London SW11 5HD United Kingdom
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Free

Games, strawberry-picking, slug-and-snail-hunting, face-painting, food and music all on a roof! Come celebrate the summertime at the Doddington and Rollo Community Roof Garden’s annual family fun day starting from 11am, with food at 1pm and fun throughout. All welcome and it’s totally free.

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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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Free

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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Houseplant hospital

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST
Cleeve Nursery, 138 Main Road
Cleeve, Avon BS49 4PW United Kingdom
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Free

Do you struggle to keep your houseplants healthy and looking good? Are they suffering from ailments such as wilting, crispy tips or yellow leaves? Veronica Peerless is the author of How Not to Kill Your Houseplant and is here to help. Having killed quite a few houseplants in her time she's learned the error of her ways, and can offer has simple advice that anyone can follow. Bring your ailing houseplant along to the Houseplant Hospital at Cleeve Nursery near…

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Bat Walk

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, Greater London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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£15

Join us for cocoa by our camp fire and then a guided walk through the woodland with bat detectors to listen out for our furry friends. The bat detectors help you identify the species that are swooping around and to listen to them ‘chattering’ as they hunt for food. Suitable for all ages - under 16s are free. This is an after dark event - each two children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Event leader: Kenneth Greenway…

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Charlton Community Gardens – Sunday Station Gardening Extra

Sun 4 June, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Charlton Station, Charlton Church Lane
London, Greater London SE7 7QG United Kingdom
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Free

Join us on Sunday 4th June between 10 am and 12. Our fortnightly gardening party is, today, a summer special and part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival. As well as regular maintenance and planting of our beds, we also have garden themed craft activities for children, bug hunting, a plant exchange, quizzes, and more. It will all be happening at the Charlton Station - come rain or shine.

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A day to clear your shed & clear your head!

Sun 4 June, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
St Leonards Warrior Square Train Station, Station Approach
St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex TN37 6AD United Kingdom
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Free

Join Transition Town Hastings at the new community fruit & veg garden at St Leonards Warrior Square Train Station. We will be hosting a garden swap shop and planting sessions for adults and children from 11-3pm. Bring your unwanted garden tools, plants, seeds and other garden related stuff. You can just bring or just take away… or both! Throughout the day we will be planting in unusual containers - please bring old teapots, wellies, an old Tonka toy trunk or…

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Fabulous Floral Flotilla

Sun 4 June, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Mill Meadows Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BE United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Back for the third  year running with a slightly different format, we are calling for anyone who owns a river craft – from elegant slipper launches to aquatic cars to coracles and inflatable canoes – to decorate their boat with a horticultural theme – flowers, vegetables, palm trees – and come and join in this river Thames spectacle! Boats will gather along the Mill Meadow moorings at 2pm with a chance to decorate and prepare for a short parade along…

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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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Free

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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Free

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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Arrivano i Dinosauri

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 Palermo, Via Lincoln, 2
Palermo, Sicily 90123 Italy
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6€

Potrete ammirare uno scheletro completo di Carnotaurus sastrei, copia dell’unico esemplare rinvenuto, alto 3,50 m e lungo 7 m.  Uno dei più grandi carnivori vissuto in Argentina circa 70 milioni di anni fa e protagonista del film Jurassic World 2. IL suo nome significa “toro mangiatore di carne” perché possedeva due piccola corna sul capo, caratteristica unica per un dinosauro carnivoro. Il secondo scheletro appartiene al Thecodontosaurus antiquus vissuto  all’incirca 210 milioni di anni fa. Si tratta del quarto dinosauro…

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Moments of Reflection

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

Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden Piazza
London, London WC2E 8HD United Kingdom
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Free

Covent Garden is delighted to announce ‘Moments of Reflection’, a conceptual floral installation working closely with Gavin Jones and Perennial Charity. The garden, located on the East Piazza for the duration of Chelsea Fringe Festival, will incorporate flowers, herbs and fruit trees – providing a botanical paradise of U.K. grown plants sourced from Bernhards Nurseries. In conjunction to Chelsea Fringe Festival, Covent Garden will also be celebrating ‘‘Covent Garden in Bloom’ which also starts on 19th May (more details here).…

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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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Free

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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The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

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

Paddington Basin, 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
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Free

Paddington Central is delighted to announce its newest arrival, The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden – converting the boat named ‘Paddington Pioneer’ into a floating floral oasis adorned in wildflowers and grasses. The Floating Meadow offers a series of green-fingered pop ups, workshops and talks throughout spring, and is a must-visit urban sanctuary this season. Clifton Nurseries, based in Little Venice, have decked the boat with a lively and vivacious display of seasonal plants. Docked on Grand Union Canal, local workers and residents will…

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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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Free

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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Chelsea Fringe at the Geffrye

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
Geffrye Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Road
London, Hackney E2 8EA United Kingdom
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Join us on the lush lawns of the Geffrye for a day celebrating the joys of the urban garden.  With something for everyone, the day will include veg-carving workshops, market stalls, lawn games, tree sculptures, deckchairs to lounge in – and for those inclined, a free guided cycle around the greenest local spots at 11am. Joining us will be: Hackney Herbal, London Bike Kitchen, Gray & Greenery, living art installation from Meital Tzabari, botanical cocktails and street food from Background…

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L’Orto Botanico di Catania e le piante ornamentali del passato

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Orto Botanico di Catania, Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
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Free

Daniela Romano, professor of Horticulture and Floral at the University of Catania, will talk about some plants cultivated at the Botanical Garden of Catania which are traditionally used as ornamental plants in the Sicilian gardens

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Butterfly house – La casa delle farfalle

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Fri 25 May, 2018

Piazza Minerva, Giardino dell’Artemision. Ortigia, piazza minerva
Siracusa, Sicily 96100 Italy
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3.50Euro – 4.50Euro

Hundreds of tropical butterflies of many and varied species fly freely in our winter garden, which is located in Ortigia, Siracusa. This charming garden combined with the beauty of the butterflies is the heart of the "Butterfly House". Guests can attend the birth of butterflies from their chrysalises. Whether a class, a group of tourists, adults, teens, children or simply passionate visitors, you can plan your visit with us living a truly unique experience. La struttura  ospita centinaia di farfalle…

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Forest

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Aichi University of the Arts, Yazako Sagamine 1−114,
Nagakute, Aichi Prefecture, 480-1103 Japan
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Forest is the event hosted by artists, designers, chefs and students in town revitalization and nature experience in Nagakute City, Aichi Prefecture in Japan, to create opportunities for the local residents to interact with one another through farming, foods, arts and nature experiences.

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Round and round the garden – like a teddy bear?

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Workshop, 77A Lauriston Road, Hackney
London, E9 7HD United Kingdom
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Free

Colourful wildlife and plantlife makes an unexpected appearance on a community maintained roundabout in South Hackney. Workshop to make birds, beetles, bears, fictitious flowers etc to add to the natural planting . Workshop on the first Saturday of the Fringe to make or paint a range of horticultural and animal decorations. Exhibition subsequently will be on the roundabout throughout Chelsea Fringe period. Free workshop - see directions below to join us on the forecourt of the pottery workshop.  All ages…

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Family friendly garden activities

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Free

Come and sow seeds, decorate pots, make seed bombs all to take home, while enjoying being inside 7 polytunnels side by side in a Tropical Jungle on the River Thames. All welcome, wheelchair accessible. The café will be open selling food using vegetables grown on site.

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Chelsea Physic Garden Royal Wedding Open Day

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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Free

You are cordially invited to witness the marriage of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle at Chelsea Physic Garden. Watch the ceremony on our outdoor screen, sipping a ‘Minty Markle’ cocktail, enter our best hat competition, learn how to make a flower crown, and be in with a chance to win a decadent dinner for two at Tangerine Dream Cafe. The best bit? Entrance to the garden is absolutely FREE, with a self-led ‘Royal’ mystery…

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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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Free

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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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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Free

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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Farm in the Park

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm BST
nursery row park, Nursery Row Park, 102 Brandon Street
London, Southwark SE17 1AL United Kingdom
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Free

Birds, bees and animals come to Nursery Row Park for a fun afternoon Old friends from Surrey Docks Farm are visiting us, along with an fascinating transparent bee hive from BeeUrban, birds of prey (and a kookaburra!) and our dog show (lots of categories, all dogs and owners welcome), wrapped up with a fantastic Gardeners' Advice Session - bring your concern or challenge and get expert help! Nursery Row Park is an urban park in Walworth near the Elephant &…

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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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Free

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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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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Evening Bird and Bat Walk

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Doddington Place, Doddington
Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0BB United Kingdom
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£12

Join international wildlife guide and ecologist, Simon Ginnaw, as he leads a small group around Doddington Place Gardens as the sun sets. Simon, whose particular expertise is bird identification and behavioural ecology, will unravel the complexity of the birdsong and, armed with bat detectors, we will see and hear some of the bats that live around the gardens. All further details here

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Bat Safari

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm BST
RG42 3QP, Westmorland Park Pavilion, Westmorland Road, Warfield
Bracknell, Berks RG42 3QP United Kingdom
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Free

A bat safari with a twist. Hear the chat of bats and learn about these fascinating creatures. Dress in bat themed costume with prizes for the best in child and adult ‘bategories’. We will bring along bat detectors to hear Daubentons around the Westmorland pond and Pipistrelles on the edge of Hayley Green Wood. Children welcome if accompanied by adults, bring torch, not suitable for dogs. Bring warm clothes and suitable footwear. Free event but booking essential Tickets available here…

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Bat Walk

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
Sandhurst Town Council Offices, Sandhurst Town Council Offices, Yorktown Road,
Sandhurst, GU47 9BJ United Kingdom
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Free

Everyone knows mammals can't fly. Except bats. Looking and listening for these mystical creatures in a summer dusk is one of nature's treats. Steve Bailey of the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust is your guide. Children welcome if accompanied by adults, bring torch, not suitable for dogs.

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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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Flower Pot People

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
GU47 9DP, The Hut at Memorial Park, 30 Brittain Court,
Sandhurst, Berks GU47 9DP United Kingdom
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Free

Volunteers from the Sandhurst gardening club will demonstrate planting of pots for flowers, herbs and vegetables. Children and adults can take part and the planted pots will be given away. You can join in any time and there will be lots of demonstrations and chances to ask gardening questions to the experienced team. Enter the raffle to win one of the finished tubs.  Refreshments will be available. Website:   Email:  

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Bugs, Beasts and Bees – Spring Open Day in the Chiswick House Kitchen Garden

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden, Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
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Free

Come and visit the walled Kitchen Garden for our first open day of the year. Have a look at our new Chiswick House Bug Hotel. Follow our Wild Beast Trail and let them share with you what's going on in the garden. Talk to our beekeeper about the care of our bees and advice on how to get started as a beekeeper. Learn about the inside of a beehive with our special observation hive. Seasonal produce and plants grown in the…

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Bohemia Walled Garden Open Day – in association with Chelsea Fringe

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Bohemia Walled Garden, Bohemia Walled Garden, Bohemia Rd
Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1EX United Kingdom
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Free

A day to celebrate and learn about all things that grow! Our beautiful community garden will be bursting with activity: We will hold a plant sale, a raffle and art activities for children and adults to join in. You can even plant your own bee friendly flower to take home! At 1pm Joseph Ford will join us to talk about wildlife gardening. Joseph is a trained plants man, specialising in teaching and spreading good horticultural practice. Delicious cakes and snacks…

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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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Fun Floral Flotilla

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames RG9 1BF United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Back for the fourth year running come and mess about on the river with us! We are calling for anyone who owns a river craft – from elegant launches to aquatic cars to Dragon boats and kayaks – to decorate their boat with a horticultural theme – flowers, vegetables, palm trees – and come and join in this annual River Thames spectacle! Boats will gather along the Mill Meadow moorings at 2pm with a chance to decorate and prepare for…

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Urban Tree Festival: Tree or False? a tree-sure hunt

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm BST
Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Gardens, Imperial War Museum
London, SE1 6HZ United Kingdom
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£10

Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival, Tree or False? Reckon you know the facts from the fibs about trees & nature? This is a fun and interactive walkshop which will follow the park's "Ice Age Tree Trail" to bolster your knowledge of interesting tree facts with a unique spin on "true or false". All participants will be provided with a unique make-your-own identification guide and learning journal which will be used throughout the event. Hunt for treasure, share with the group and…

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Incredible Edible Vauxhall Walk

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Garden Museum, Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace Rd
London, SE1 7LB United Kingdom
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Free

A guided stroll through Lambeth, finding hidden food treasures along the way, including The Ragged Canteen@Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall (with a stop for herbal cocktails), a little piece of countryside at the Vauxhall City Farm and ending up in Bonnington Square - famous in the 1980's, as all the houses, awaiting demolition, were squatted. Arrive early to get free access to the Garden Museum. Booking essential here to secure a place.

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Urban Tree Festival: Haiku in Queen’s Wood

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm BST
Queen’s Wood Community Cafe, Queens Wood Lodge 42 Muswell Hill Road,
London,, N10 3JP United Kingdom
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£10

Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival Explore Haiku Woods Walk, talk, recite, write haiku Foot powered poems Free form walk in which you get to write and inspire others to write haiku.  With the option to have them printed and published in a zine – as an anthology from the walkshop. We are off to Haiku in Queen’s Wood, to step into a woodland wonderland. Walk with us composing haiku, through one of London’s best preserved woods and…

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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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Open Afternoons in the Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden

Mon 21 May, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 12:30 pm, repeating until Thu 24 May, 2018

Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden, Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
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Free

Our walled kitchen garden will be open for extra afternoons this week. Please come and enjoy a look around and see what seasonal produce is for sale. Come and see our new Chiswick House Bug Hotel or follow our Wild Beast Trail and let them share with you what's going on in the garden.

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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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Free

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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Butterfly Walk

Tue 22 May, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Shepherd Meadows, Shepherd Meadows Car Park, Marshall Road, College Town
Sandhurst, Berks GU47 0FL United Kingdom
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Free

Can you tell an Admiral from a Skipper, and where can you find a Painted Lady with Ringlets and Orange Tips?  All can be found right on your doorstep. Follow Bernard Baverstock of the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust and he will try and find them for you. Booking and further details to be found: BVCT event bookings. Website:   Facebook:  Twitter:   Bracknell Forest Fringe website (for details of all other Bracknell Forest fringe events)

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Flowers of the Field

Tue 22 May, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
Peacock Meadows, Peacock Meadows car park, Jennetts Park
Bracknell, Berks RG12 8BX United Kingdom
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Free

Have you always wondered about foraging but don’t know what can be eaten or used in the great outdoors? Come along to our Wild Flower walk and talk, with the rangers of Bracknell Forest, that will focus on the culinary, health, and healing benefits of British native flowers. We will be taking a gentle walk around Peacock Meadows looking at the seasonal wildflowers and trees. Please wear suitable walking footwear and a raincoat if wet weather forecast. Herbal tea sampling…

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SEED: the Untold Story

Tue 22 May, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
Studio RCA, StudioRCA, Riverlight Tower 1, 1 Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane,
London, SW8 5AU United Kingdom
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Free

Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story,…

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Lunchtime learning – Urban Food Growing

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST
Elephant Park, Elephant Road
London, SE17 1LB United Kingdom
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Free

Do you love fresh home-grown food? Always wanted to try growing your own ingredients but limited on space, time, money and just don't know where to start? Pop along and see the Garden Organic team in Elephant Park at this FREE drop-in lunchtime workshop. There'll be opportunity for hands on 'sprouting', micro-greens planting and general top tips on herbs, affordable ways to grow organic and much more. The perfect weekday intro to urban food growing and healthy eating. PS.  Don't worry, if the…

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Basket Mad

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Carnation Hall, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield
Bracknell, Berks RG42 7PA United Kingdom
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Free

Do you fancy learning how to make a professional hanging basket? Come and join a master class of hanging basket making.  Baskets are available to take home after or donate to be put up around the parish to brighten the view for all. Free event but booking essential from 16th April via the Winkfield Parish Office (phone, email or walk in). If you wish to take a basket home, the cost is £15.00. Otherwise donated to be put up around…

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Finding Swifts in Sandhurst

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 7:45 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Shepherd Meadows car park, Shepherd Meadows car park, Marshall Road,
Sandhurst, GU47 0FL United Kingdom
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Free

Where have our swifts gone? Half of these very special birds have disappeared in the UK in just 20 years! Come for a walk with Colin Wilson of Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust to see if we can find some in Sandhurst's streets and find out why they're missing and how we can help save them. It would entail a walk around Sandhurst (mainly Yorktown) streets looking and listening for swifts.

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River Blackwater Walk

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am BST
Sandhurst Town Council Offices, Sandhurst Town Council Offices, Yorktown Road,
Sandhurst, GU47 9BJ United Kingdom
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Free

Join Sandhurst Health Walks for an hour long walk along the beautiful riverside and enjoy the wildlife along the way. Booking is essential. Please contact Collen Pidgeon by email here:  or phone 01344 774754. ( 9.20am meet for 9.30am start).

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A hive of activity at buzzing Borough Market

Fri 25 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
London, SE1 1TL United Kingdom
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Join Borough Market for a day of un-bee-lievable inspiration on how to support urban bees. The Market Hall will be humming with bee experts who’ll provide an abundance of planting ideas for urban spaces, as well as sharing their expertise about hives and urban bee keeping. We’ll be joined by the author of ‘Planting for Honey Bees: the growers guide to creating a buzz’, Sarah Wyndham-Lewis for a live chat, plus from 1pm-2.30pm a special honey cookery demonstration will take…

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The Great Wellie Competition!

Fri 25 May, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Wandsworth Park, Wandsworth Park, Putney Bridge Rd,
London, Greater London SW15 2EF United Kingdom
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Free

Come to the judging and presentation to the winners of "The Great Wellie Competition” by our local MP, Justine Greening at 2.15pm. It will be the culmination of 10 days’ work by our local schools who will have planted up 15 wellington boots per school for a competition between the schools. They can use any props they wish and the objective is to be as creative as possible. They will be competing for the best wellie display. They will have…

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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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Le piante mediterranee per i giardini del futuro

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Orto Botanico di Catania, Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
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Free

Antonia Cristaudo, professor of Botany at the University of Catania, will talk about how Mediterranean plants could inspire a new garden design

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Sandhurst Library, Sandhurst Library, The Broadway,
Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 9BL United Kingdom
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Free

Stretch your legs with the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust's Mary Ferriss and Peter Collins. Starting in Sandhurst, this gentle 9km circular walk passes through heathland, pasture and takes in Wildmoor Heath Nature Reserve's rolling landscape of heather, gorse and pine and part of Crowthorne Wood. Booking for this event is essential - here 

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Laboratorio “Mordi il colore” insieme a Lucia Scuderi

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am BST
Orto Botanico di Catania, Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
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€5

Quali sono le stagioni dell'anno? E quali i suoi frutti? Le fragole vengono da una pianta o da un albero? Un peperone si può mangiare in inverno? Attraverso strumenti didattici Lucia Scuderi aiuterà i bambini a trovare ad ogni stagione il suo frutto o il suo ortaggio.

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Roof Garden Fun Day

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Doddington Community Roof Garden, Doddington and Rollo Estate
London, London SW11 5HD United Kingdom
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Free

Come and celebrate summertime at the Doddington and Rollo Community Roof Garden’s annual family fun day. Featuring an observation hive with live bees from Bee Urban – learn all about the life cycle of bees and why they’re so important for the environment. Plus story-telling, strawberry-picking, slug-and-snail-hunting, face-painting, food and music - all on a roof! Starting from 11am, with food at 1pm and fun throughout. All welcome and it’s totally free.

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Below the Blossom…

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
Amenity Space, Paradise Road
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1UA United Kingdom
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Come along to celebrate the beautiful blossom in the newly planted community orchard in Henley on Thames. You will be able to meet the people who have been involved in organising and planting the orchard - many of whom are local residents.  There will be a talk at noon on orchards and conservation.  This event is inspired by the Japanese tradition of enjoying the blossom - please bring a picnic for after the talk.  All welcome.

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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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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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How to best grow vegetables on a windowsill

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Free

Come and learn how to best grow vegetables on a windowsill while enjoying being inside 7 polytunnels side by side in a Tropical Jungle on the River Thames. Bring a container of your choice that can be up-cycled and transformed into a lovely growing container for your house. You will be able to line it and take some seeds home to grow in it. We can provide you with examples of containers to take home if you don't have any.…

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Paper Poppies

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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Free

Paper Poppies Installation - Horniman Museum.  Hundreds of delicate handmade paper poppies, made by all children of all ages  from Horniman Primary School. Come along and enjoy our paper poppies installation, learn how to make your own wild paper poppy to take home, or add to surrounding area, guerrilla style

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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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Free

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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Pranic Healing

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Sandhurst Community Hall, Sandhurst Community Hall, Yorktown Rd,
Sandhurst, GU47 9BJ United Kingdom
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Free

After a hard day's work in the garden why not consider the benefits of Pranic healing? This non-touch energy therapy can accelerate the healing process to address physical and emotional imbalances, engaging with nature around us. The technique can give happiness and clarity of mind, which you can learn to use yourself. You are welcome to come to one of our talks and a demonstration.  

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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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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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Street Trees: The Urban Arboretum

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm BST
56 Ambler Road, London N4 2QR, 56 Ambler Road
London, London N4 2QR United Kingdom
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£10

An entertaining (and educational!) walk around the streets of N4 (Finsbury Park) with the very knowledgeable and very likeable Paul Wood, author of 'London's Street Trees'. Fascinating facts and a great insight into why and when particular trees were planted in our streets in Islington and Hackney. Huge fun and you'll learn a lot! Booking essential here

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Guerrilla Gardening Goes POSH!

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
Angerstein Lane, 5 Angerstein Lane, Blackheath
London, SE3 7TT United Kingdom
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Previously unloved sylvan lane has been rescued from flytippers and reinvented by two neighbours.  A mixture of meadow, cottage and formal planting it featured in the Guardian,  "How Does Your Garden Grow?" Unusually rural, it once led to Woodlands House.   A 5-minute walk from the NE tip of Royal Greenwich Park.  Seating with tea and cake available. Nimbys especially welcome.

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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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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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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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Feeding Dreams: Kadialy Kouyate, singer songwriter plays the Kora

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Free

Kadialy Kouyate is a musician, a singer songwriter inspired by the West African Griot repertoire. Born into the great line of Kouyate Griot in Southern Senegal, Kadialy’s mesmerising kora playing and singing style have been appreciated in many prestigious venues as both a soloist and in different ensembles. We are very excited to hear Kadialy play at Omved Gardens.

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May 2019

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

Sat 18 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 7:15 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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Free

Children of all ages from The Horniman Primary school will be planting bee friendly plants, grown from seeds by them, to create a Matisse-inspired recycled bottle garden. A really magical and inspiring project which we cannot wait to share with you all. In collaboration with the Horniman Museum and Gardens, these Matisse-inspired recycled bottles will be installed in the Horniman Museum Grounds for all to enjoy during the 9 days of Chelsea Fringe, with all seeds and compost kindly donated…

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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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Stream Walk Community Garden

Sat 18 May @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
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Fridays is for families only - admittance only if you have a child with you.
Stream Walk Community Garden, Stream Walk footpath, off Old Bridge Road and Cromwell Road
Whitstable, Kent CT51RH United Kingdom
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Stream Walk Community Garden is tucked away along Stream Walk footpath close to the heart of Whitstable. Quarter of an acre of ex-allotment land is the home of varied garden areas, a Tea Shed, outdoor classroom, composting toilet, fruit trees and much much more; the garden demonstrates organic gardening at its best. Run by volunteers and hosting a wood-work group and family group, the garden welcomes the whole community to come and join in with gardening and other activities. Saturday…

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Woodland Magic and Forest Fun – Horsenden Hill

Sat 18 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Horsenden Hill, The Hayloft, Horsenden Farm, Horsenden Lane North,
Greenford, UB6 7PQ United Kingdom
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We are delighted to welcome the Friends of Horsenden Hill who invite you to experience some Woodland magic and forest fun throughout Saturday 18 May. Made up of three main areas, Horsenden Hill is the largest single nature conservation site within the borough of Ealing at 100 ha. Located in Perivale this site comprises of meadows, wetland and woodland habitat so there is plenty to see. About the park:   A beautiful area of ancient woodland, grassland, ponds and hedgerows, that…

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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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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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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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Wild Singing at Nunhead Cemetery Open Day

Sat 18 May @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm BST
Nunhead Cemetery, Limesford Road
London, SE15 3LP United Kingdom
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£10

Friends of Nunhead Cemetery present Wild Singing at their Open Day on Saturday, 18th May 2019 from 11.30am to 1pm. Come and sing outdoors and explore this beautiful place. We are delighted to welcome Kate Allan wild singing. A selection of seasonal songs and rounds will be taught by ear by experienced singing for health practitioner, Kate Allan whose clients include the NHS.  You can find out more about Kate here. Please wear clothing suitable to the prevailing weather, including…

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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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Taking cuttings @ The Jetty

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Free

The Jetty @ Greenwich is one of our most interesting sites.  Made up of 7 polytunnels side by side, this is a huge growing and event space with a tropical climate on the River Thames. Come and learn how to take softwood cuttings of shrubby herbs (such as sage and lemon verbena) and plant them in hand made paper pots and take some home with you to start a new collection of plants.

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Slade Edible Playground

Sat 18 May @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
slade gardens, Slade Gardens Adventure Playground, Stockwell Park Road
London, London SW9 0AB United Kingdom
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Come and discover the new Edible Playground at Slade Gardens Adventure Playground, recently created thanks to funding from the Mayor's Fund & Trust for London. A perfect spot to combine the outdoors, nature and some fun on the adventure playground! Join us for a session of pond dipping as we look to see if any amphibians have moved into our newly built pond and then enjoy a tour of the new garden to see what vegetables we have growing, before…

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Guinness World Record – longest daisy chain

Sat 18 May @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Dovehouse Green, Dovehouse Green, King's Road
London, SW3 6NT United Kingdom
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Free

This year Mary Quant is celebrating a retrospective at the V&A and as her original boutique Bazaar was on King's Road, Chelsea, we are celebrating the daisy which identifies her time as a world class designer. We are planning to break the Guinness World Record for the longest daisy chain as part of this year's Chelsea Fringe celebrations. Join in the fun to create a daisy chain on Dovehouse Green. Be part of the historic challenge as part of our…

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Heavenly Herb Beds

Sat 18 May @ 2:00 pm BST
Trumpington Community oRchard, behind Foster Road, Trumpington
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 9JP United Kingdom
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Free

In the beautiful setting of Trumpington Community Orchard we are spending the afternoon planting up and re-establishing our herb garden. We hope you will enjoy together the wildflowers and fruit blossoms whilst learning about herbs and their benefits and how we best grow them. An event for all the family to enjoy, please feel free to bring a picnic.

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Bee Urban

Sat 18 May @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Town House, 5 Fournier Street
London, E1 6QE United Kingdom
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Come and hear about bee-keeping in London from Bee Urban, who look after the hives on the roof of the National Theatre and the Southbank Centre - and see a mobile observation hive and of course the bees! Based in Kennington Park, where they have turned a derelict site at the Old Keeper’s Lodge into a thriving community space, Bee Urban offers training in sustainable practice in bee-keeping and the urban environment. They also manage hives at various sites in…

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Garden Gourmet – the Greedy Gardener

Sat 18 May @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm BST
Parma – the historical city centre, Orto Botanico, Strada Farini, 90, Parma ; Chiostro del Conservatorio, str.Conservatorio, 27a,
Parma, Parma, Emilia Romagna 43100 Italy
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45.00€

Giardini Gourmet è un progetto culturale di valorizzazione dei giardini della città di Parma e dei prodotti del territorio parmigiano, ideato e realizzato da Angela Zaffignani in collaborazione con Parma Unesco City of Gastronomy. Un progetto che unisce natura, arte, musica e sapori dell’area geografica, aprendo le porte di luoghi esclusivi, per momenti di incontro culturali piacevoli e rilassanti, nel verde della splendida città di Parma. Ogni serata toccherà tre giardini distinti, in ognuno dei quali verrà officiato un momento…

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Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

Sun 19 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:15 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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Free

Children of all ages from The Horniman Primary school will be planting bee friendly plants, grown from seeds by them, to create a Matisse-inspired recycled bottle garden. A really magical and inspiring project which we cannot wait to share with you all. In collaboration with the Horniman Museum and Gardens, these Matisse-inspired recycled bottles will be installed in the Horniman Museum Grounds for all to enjoy during the 9 days of Chelsea Fringe, with all seeds and compost kindly donated…

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Hydrologic

Sun 19 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
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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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Stream Walk Community Garden

Sun 19 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Fridays is for families only - admittance only if you have a child with you.
Stream Walk Community Garden, Stream Walk footpath, off Old Bridge Road and Cromwell Road
Whitstable, Kent CT51RH United Kingdom
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Stream Walk Community Garden is tucked away along Stream Walk footpath close to the heart of Whitstable. Quarter of an acre of ex-allotment land is the home of varied garden areas, a Tea Shed, outdoor classroom, composting toilet, fruit trees and much much more; the garden demonstrates organic gardening at its best. Run by volunteers and hosting a wood-work group and family group, the garden welcomes the whole community to come and join in with gardening and other activities. Saturday…

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Art In A Garden

Sun 19 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
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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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A Gardener’s Progress: Spring Open Day at Chiswick House Kitchen Garden and Hogarth’s House

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm BST
Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden, Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
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Free

Come along to West London for your chance to visit Hogarth’s House and Chiswick House and Gardens, where the Kitchen Garden is hosting its first Open Day of the year! Val Bott MBE will kick off the day with a talk at 11:30 on ‘Pleasure Gardens and Pineapple Stoves: Gardeners at Chiswick House 1700-1850’; there will also be a beekeeping demonstration, a potted adventure trail for children, the chance to purchase seasonal produce and plants grown in the Kitchen Garden,…

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Sun 19 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
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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
|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
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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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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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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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Sandhurst Flower and Culture Festival

Sun 19 May @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Sandhurst Community Hall, Sandhurst Memorial Park, Yorktown Road
Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 9BJ United Kingdom
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Free

Sandhurst Nepalese Community organised a Nepalese Culture Show. The young will perform typical Nepalese dances as well as demonstrations in martial arts.

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Peaceful Garden

Sun 19 May @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Henley Quaker Meeting House, 45 Northfield End
Henley on Thames, OXON RG9 2JJ United Kingdom
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Free

Henley Quakers invite you to discover the hidden delights of our secret garden in the heart of the town. Visit our quiet space and take time to refresh yourself. Reflect for a while. Perhaps you'd like to sit among the scents and natural sounds of this special place. Perhaps you will be inspired to draw or write something. Do come and join us for tea and cake.

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Musical Garden Party

Sun 19 May @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Olden Community Garden, 22 Whistler Street
London, N5 1NH United Kingdom
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£1 – £5

The Olden Community Garden deserves the description 'Hidden Gem'. This two acre site, a couple of hundred yards from the Emirates stadium, includes a herbaceous garden, a woodland, an orchard, veg plots and a small meadow; and as part of the Chelsea Fringe it is opening its doors for an afternoon of jazz, folk, Tudor Polyphony, music-for-children and other incidental offerings backed up by a tea room, bar and barbecue. Buy tickets at the gate: Adults £5. Children 3-16 £1;…

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Mega Cake Sunday, with Dog Show!

Sun 19 May @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
56 Ambler Road, London N4 2QR, 56 Ambler Road
London, London N4 2QR United Kingdom
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Free

The Blackstock Triangle Gardeners are a Finsbury Park front garden community group, growing veg and flowers in front gardens and pimping our pavements to green up our neighbourhood. Come and join us in one of the friendliest neighbourhoods in London as we close off the street for a Mega Cake Sunday. There'll be oodles of tea and home-made cakes and we've hooked up the the fabulous 'Candide' gardening App: as part of their London launch, they'll be giving away free…

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Belgravia in Bloom

Mon 20 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Belgravia in Bloom, Motcomb Street
London, Greater London SW1X 8JU United Kingdom
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The annual Belgravia in Bloom festival will see a flourish of floral activity across the unique streets. This year, the theme of ‘The Language of Flowers’ invites you to uncover the secret meanings behind flowers. Inspired by the Victorian-era concept where secret messages were sent through flowers, bouquets and potted plants. A discreet language heralded as one of the most discreet and beautiful forms of communication. Join us in Belgravia for more than 50 spectacular installations, as well as immersive…

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Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

Mon 20 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:15 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Children of all ages from The Horniman Primary school will be planting bee friendly plants, grown from seeds by them, to create a Matisse-inspired recycled bottle garden. A really magical and inspiring project which we cannot wait to share with you all. In collaboration with the Horniman Museum and Gardens, these Matisse-inspired recycled bottles will be installed in the Horniman Museum Grounds for all to enjoy during the 9 days of Chelsea Fringe, with all seeds and compost kindly donated…

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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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Belgravia in Bloom

Tue 21 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Belgravia in Bloom, Motcomb Street
London, Greater London SW1X 8JU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The annual Belgravia in Bloom festival will see a flourish of floral activity across the unique streets. This year, the theme of ‘The Language of Flowers’ invites you to uncover the secret meanings behind flowers. Inspired by the Victorian-era concept where secret messages were sent through flowers, bouquets and potted plants. A discreet language heralded as one of the most discreet and beautiful forms of communication. Join us in Belgravia for more than 50 spectacular installations, as well as immersive…

Find out more »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

Tue 21 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:15 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Children of all ages from The Horniman Primary school will be planting bee friendly plants, grown from seeds by them, to create a Matisse-inspired recycled bottle garden. A really magical and inspiring project which we cannot wait to share with you all. In collaboration with the Horniman Museum and Gardens, these Matisse-inspired recycled bottles will be installed in the Horniman Museum Grounds for all to enjoy during the 9 days of Chelsea Fringe, with all seeds and compost kindly donated…

Find out more »

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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Stream Walk Community Garden

Tue 21 May @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Fridays is for families only - admittance only if you have a child with you.
Stream Walk Community Garden, Stream Walk footpath, off Old Bridge Road and Cromwell Road
Whitstable, Kent CT51RH United Kingdom
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Stream Walk Community Garden is tucked away along Stream Walk footpath close to the heart of Whitstable. Quarter of an acre of ex-allotment land is the home of varied garden areas, a Tea Shed, outdoor classroom, composting toilet, fruit trees and much much more; the garden demonstrates organic gardening at its best. Run by volunteers and hosting a wood-work group and family group, the garden welcomes the whole community to come and join in with gardening and other activities. Saturday…

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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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Belgravia in Bloom

Wed 22 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Belgravia in Bloom, Motcomb Street
London, Greater London SW1X 8JU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The annual Belgravia in Bloom festival will see a flourish of floral activity across the unique streets. This year, the theme of ‘The Language of Flowers’ invites you to uncover the secret meanings behind flowers. Inspired by the Victorian-era concept where secret messages were sent through flowers, bouquets and potted plants. A discreet language heralded as one of the most discreet and beautiful forms of communication. Join us in Belgravia for more than 50 spectacular installations, as well as immersive…

Find out more »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

Wed 22 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:15 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Children of all ages from The Horniman Primary school will be planting bee friendly plants, grown from seeds by them, to create a Matisse-inspired recycled bottle garden. A really magical and inspiring project which we cannot wait to share with you all. In collaboration with the Horniman Museum and Gardens, these Matisse-inspired recycled bottles will be installed in the Horniman Museum Grounds for all to enjoy during the 9 days of Chelsea Fringe, with all seeds and compost kindly donated…

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…

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St Luke’s Tour and Daisy Tea

Wed 22 May @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
St Luke’s Church, Sydney Street
Chelsea, London SW3 6NH United Kingdom
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Free

Enjoy a stroll around the gardens of St Luke's Church, Chelsea. See where Charles Dickens got married and learn about the history of the church and the surrounding gardens. In association with the Chelsea Garden Guild, join us for a daisy tea in the Vestry where we will discuss the humble daisy and the impact it has had on us and why it is such a popular flower. Chelsea comes alive with flowers during this week which also celebrates Chelsea…

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Belgravia in Bloom

Thu 23 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Belgravia in Bloom, Motcomb Street
London, Greater London SW1X 8JU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The annual Belgravia in Bloom festival will see a flourish of floral activity across the unique streets. This year, the theme of ‘The Language of Flowers’ invites you to uncover the secret meanings behind flowers. Inspired by the Victorian-era concept where secret messages were sent through flowers, bouquets and potted plants. A discreet language heralded as one of the most discreet and beautiful forms of communication. Join us in Belgravia for more than 50 spectacular installations, as well as immersive…

Find out more »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

Thu 23 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:15 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Children of all ages from The Horniman Primary school will be planting bee friendly plants, grown from seeds by them, to create a Matisse-inspired recycled bottle garden. A really magical and inspiring project which we cannot wait to share with you all. In collaboration with the Horniman Museum and Gardens, these Matisse-inspired recycled bottles will be installed in the Horniman Museum Grounds for all to enjoy during the 9 days of Chelsea Fringe, with all seeds and compost kindly donated…

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…

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Seed Sowing @ Pop Farm, Pop Brixton

Thu 23 May @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Pop Brixton, 53 Brixton Station Road
London, UK SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
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Free

Pop Farm in Pop Brixton,  provides a place where people living in the city without garden space of their own can learn how to grow food and flowers. We host drop-in gardening sessions at Pop Farm, where, with our volunteers, we grow food for the caterers on site. Come and join us in the heart of Brixton to learn how to sow seeds and maintain plants in this beautiful, urban oasis surrounded by delicious street food, retail and offices.

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Stream Walk Community Garden

Thu 23 May @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Fridays is for families only - admittance only if you have a child with you.
Stream Walk Community Garden, Stream Walk footpath, off Old Bridge Road and Cromwell Road
Whitstable, Kent CT51RH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Stream Walk Community Garden is tucked away along Stream Walk footpath close to the heart of Whitstable. Quarter of an acre of ex-allotment land is the home of varied garden areas, a Tea Shed, outdoor classroom, composting toilet, fruit trees and much much more; the garden demonstrates organic gardening at its best. Run by volunteers and hosting a wood-work group and family group, the garden welcomes the whole community to come and join in with gardening and other activities. Saturday…

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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…

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Re-imagining Bradmore Square – Hammersmith Broadway gets a make over

Thu 23 May @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Bradmore Square, Bradmore Square, Bradmore House, Queen Caroline St, Hammersmith
London, W6 9BW United Kingdom
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Free

WHY COME? There's FREE BEER! And mischievously elegant planting and design 'BAROQUE AND ROLL' Bradmore Square is an example of how bold landscape architecture, an adventurous planting plan, and playful extra touches, can transform a nondescript area used as a corridor into a destination space people choose to dwell in. The Edible Bus Stop were tasked with re-imagining Bradmore Square, an area just outside a tube exit from the Hammersmith Broadway complex. A horseshoe shaped area, it lacked cohesion, colour…

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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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Free

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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Belgravia in Bloom

Fri 24 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Belgravia in Bloom, Motcomb Street
London, Greater London SW1X 8JU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The annual Belgravia in Bloom festival will see a flourish of floral activity across the unique streets. This year, the theme of ‘The Language of Flowers’ invites you to uncover the secret meanings behind flowers. Inspired by the Victorian-era concept where secret messages were sent through flowers, bouquets and potted plants. A discreet language heralded as one of the most discreet and beautiful forms of communication. Join us in Belgravia for more than 50 spectacular installations, as well as immersive…

Find out more »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

Fri 24 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:15 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Children of all ages from The Horniman Primary school will be planting bee friendly plants, grown from seeds by them, to create a Matisse-inspired recycled bottle garden. A really magical and inspiring project which we cannot wait to share with you all. In collaboration with the Horniman Museum and Gardens, these Matisse-inspired recycled bottles will be installed in the Horniman Museum Grounds for all to enjoy during the 9 days of Chelsea Fringe, with all seeds and compost kindly donated…

Find out more »

Hydrologic

Fri 24 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 »

Stream Walk Community Garden

Fri 24 May @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Fridays is for families only - admittance only if you have a child with you.
Stream Walk Community Garden, Stream Walk footpath, off Old Bridge Road and Cromwell Road
Whitstable, Kent CT51RH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Stream Walk Community Garden is tucked away along Stream Walk footpath close to the heart of Whitstable. Quarter of an acre of ex-allotment land is the home of varied garden areas, a Tea Shed, outdoor classroom, composting toilet, fruit trees and much much more; the garden demonstrates organic gardening at its best. Run by volunteers and hosting a wood-work group and family group, the garden welcomes the whole community to come and join in with gardening and other activities. Saturday…

Find out more »

Art In A Garden

Fri 24 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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Spring in your Step Woodland Walk

Fri 24 May @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am BST
Sunnyside Community Garden, Sunnyside Community Garden, Hazellville Road
London, N19 3LX United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Come and walk around the woodland and family garden with us as we enjoy the wonder of Spring and learn about weeds, flowers and trees which are looking so beautiful at this time of year. Then there'll be time to hunt out your own. This is an informal, family friendly event. If you'd like to stay afterwards we've got the Forest School until midday with Nadine or you can stay and volunteer with us in the Morris Family Garden until…

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Flower Sanctuary

Fri 24 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…

Find out more »

From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Fri 24 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

Fri 24 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
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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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Open Gardens at the Charterhouse

Fri 24 May @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
The Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square
London, EC1M 6AN United Kingdom
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The opportunities to visit our lovely gardens are rare, as they have been created especially as a peaceful haven for the residents who live in the almshouse here. We are therefore delighted to announce that, due to very popular demand, we are opening them for a short series of Open Garden evenings. Join us for a relaxed evening when you will be free to walk amongst the gardens on these non-guided events, with the opportunity to enjoy an informal BBQ…

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Belgravia in Bloom

Sat 25 May
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

Belgravia in Bloom, Motcomb Street
London, Greater London SW1X 8JU United Kingdom
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The annual Belgravia in Bloom festival will see a flourish of floral activity across the unique streets. This year, the theme of ‘The Language of Flowers’ invites you to uncover the secret meanings behind flowers. Inspired by the Victorian-era concept where secret messages were sent through flowers, bouquets and potted plants. A discreet language heralded as one of the most discreet and beautiful forms of communication. Join us in Belgravia for more than 50 spectacular installations, as well as immersive…

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Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

Sat 25 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 7:15 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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Children of all ages from The Horniman Primary school will be planting bee friendly plants, grown from seeds by them, to create a Matisse-inspired recycled bottle garden. A really magical and inspiring project which we cannot wait to share with you all. In collaboration with the Horniman Museum and Gardens, these Matisse-inspired recycled bottles will be installed in the Horniman Museum Grounds for all to enjoy during the 9 days of Chelsea Fringe, with all seeds and compost kindly donated…

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Hydrologic

Sat 25 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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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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Big Poly Plant Up

Sat 25 May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Clay Farm Community Gardens, Pinnington Close
Trumpington, Cambridgeshire CB2 9EY United Kingdom
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Join us at Clay Farm Community Gardens for a fun morning planting up our poly tunnel ready for the summer harvest. We have tomatoes, peppers, chillies, aubergines, cucumbers and much more. More hands make light work and it will be a great opportunity to meet like-minded people in the community. Great for all ages and fun whatever the weather. Our Big Poly Plant Up will brighten everyone's day.

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Art In A Garden

Sat 25 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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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 Festival and Garden

Sat 25 May @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Sandhurst Baptist Church, Sandhurst Baptist Church, Yorktown Road
Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 9BJ United Kingdom
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