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May 2017
Free

The HotHouse

May 28
|Recurring Event (See all)

Embassy Gardens, New Union Square, 5 Nine Elms Ln
London, Greater London SW8 5DA United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »
Free

Capture Carbon In Your Garden

May 28
|Recurring Event (See all)

Modern Mint Website – http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/, http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/
Chelmsford, Essex United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Can your garden help reverse the effects of climate change? It most certainly can! Your garden can be an effective carbon sink, by using your plants and your soil to capture and store CO2. This Chelsea Fringe 2017 project, run by fringe regulars Modern Mint, will show you the simple yet positive actions you can take to make your garden a carbon capturing eco-system. Visit Capture Carbon In Your Garden to learn the techniques you need to know, but more importantly, feel…

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Battersea Power Station Storybox

May 28
|Recurring Event (See all)

Meeting point: Grosvenor Arch, Circus West Village
London, Greater London SW8 4NU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Now and Zen

May 28
|Recurring Event (See all)
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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
Free

Sgt Pepper at Chiswick House and Gardens

May 28
|Recurring Event (See all)

Chiswick House and Gardens, Burlington Lane
London, W4 2RP United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »

Honestly I’m a Horticulturist! Careful now…

May 28
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Find out more »
£16.90 - £24.90

Inside Out

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle,
Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL United Kingdom
+ Google Map

You’ve heard of  miniature ‘ships in a bottle’, but what about miniature ‘gardens in a shed'?  This year, the gardeners are turning their world ‘inside out’ and reinventing the garden shed with Leeds Castle Gardens on the inside and the tools of their trade on the outside. When visitors peak through the entrance of the shed, among other things they'll see a mini replica of the spiralling maze, the Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden and the Culpeper Garden, a classic English…

Find out more »
Free

Cranbrook Goes Nuts in May

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Cranbrook, High Street
Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3EE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Bee at Threave!

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Times vary depending on the activity
Threave Garden and Estate, Threave
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 1RX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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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£65

New for 2017: Horticultural led Garden Tours

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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…

Find out more »
donations

Chelsea Fringe Gubin

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm CEST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

See more on Facebook here

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Free

Brixton’s Urban Oases

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road
Brixton, Greater London SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Urban Growth is offering the chance to experience two very different public gardens in Brixton: Pop Farm - Date: 20 May- June 4 Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ London Visiting: 9am-Midnight everyday Volunteering: Tuesday 10am-12pm and Thursday 10am-12pm Pop Farm is a veggie farm sitting in a forest of shipping containers housing delicious street food, colourful retail spaces and inspirational office spaces. Around the site you will find our bamboo, palms and a large poly tunnel where you can enjoy…

Find out more »
£5 - £70

Growing edibles in six inches of soil

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Workshops 21st May and 4th June other days by appointment
Rooftopvegplot, 122 Great Titchfield Street
london, London W1W 6ST United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Wendy Shillam’s roof top plot will be of interest to anyone wanting to grow edibles in an urban location.  Situated five floors up in London W1 and five minutes from Oxford Circus, this unlikely garden makes use of raised beds with only six inches of soil.  Wendy grows herbs and salad crops organically. There is a tiny greenhouse full of tomatoes and cucumbers. An elder bush, roses and Japanese wineberries protect the beds from high winds. A grapevine flowers and…

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Weed and Plant Identification Walk Around Camden Town/Kentish Town

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Meet at Camden Road Overground station, Camden Road
London, Greater London NW1 9LS United Kingdom
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Meet Camden Road Overground station (Camden Rd, London NW1 9LS) Walk for 1 hour looking at weeds and plants, finishing at The Boma Garden Centre, 51 - 53 Islip Street, Kentish Town, London, NW5 2DL. Bring photos/samples of any weeds/plants you would like identified. Walk regardless of rain.  Refreshments in the café at the garden centre after the walk.  

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Drum Castle in Bloom

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, Drum Castle, Garden & Estate
Drumoak, Aberdeenshire AB31 5EY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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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£8.50

Caerhays Through the Ages

May 28 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Caerhays Castle, Caerhays Estate
St Austell, Cornwall PL26 6LY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »
Free

Feeding Dreams

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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…

Find out more »
£3.50

Open Garden and Exhibition

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Open Garden and Exhibition, 36 Ashley Road
London, Greater London N19 3AF United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »
Free

The HotHouse

May 29
|Recurring Event (See all)

Embassy Gardens, New Union Square, 5 Nine Elms Ln
London, Greater London SW8 5DA United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »
Free

Capture Carbon In Your Garden

May 29
|Recurring Event (See all)

Modern Mint Website – http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/, http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/
Chelmsford, Essex United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Can your garden help reverse the effects of climate change? It most certainly can! Your garden can be an effective carbon sink, by using your plants and your soil to capture and store CO2. This Chelsea Fringe 2017 project, run by fringe regulars Modern Mint, will show you the simple yet positive actions you can take to make your garden a carbon capturing eco-system. Visit Capture Carbon In Your Garden to learn the techniques you need to know, but more importantly, feel…

Find out more »

Battersea Power Station Storybox

May 29
|Recurring Event (See all)

Meeting point: Grosvenor Arch, Circus West Village
London, Greater London SW8 4NU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Now and Zen

May 29
|Recurring Event (See all)
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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
Free

Sgt Pepper at Chiswick House and Gardens

May 29
|Recurring Event (See all)

Chiswick House and Gardens, Burlington Lane
London, W4 2RP United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »

Honestly I’m a Horticulturist! Careful now…

May 29
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Find out more »
£16.90 - £24.90

Inside Out

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle,
Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL United Kingdom
+ Google Map

You’ve heard of  miniature ‘ships in a bottle’, but what about miniature ‘gardens in a shed'?  This year, the gardeners are turning their world ‘inside out’ and reinventing the garden shed with Leeds Castle Gardens on the inside and the tools of their trade on the outside. When visitors peak through the entrance of the shed, among other things they'll see a mini replica of the spiralling maze, the Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden and the Culpeper Garden, a classic English…

Find out more »
Free

Cranbrook Goes Nuts in May

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Cranbrook, High Street
Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3EE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Gardens in Time

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Fishbourne Roman Palace, Roman Way
Fishbourne, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 3QR United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Dig deep into the roots of modern gardening, from ponds, pergolas and pots to roses, recipes and remedies. Join us for a day of talks, tours and workshops and explore the garden in greater depth.  This special day will showcase a cornucopia of horticulturalists, gardeners, garden historians and creatives who will be on hand to lead you through the history of gardens. Although Fishbourne Roman Palace Garden is so ancient, it feels remarkably familiar. The features which make up the garden are…

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Bee at Threave!

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Times vary depending on the activity
Threave Garden and Estate, Threave
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 1RX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
£65

New for 2017: Horticultural led Garden Tours

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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…

Find out more »
Free

Brixton’s Urban Oases

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road
Brixton, Greater London SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Urban Growth is offering the chance to experience two very different public gardens in Brixton: Pop Farm - Date: 20 May- June 4 Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ London Visiting: 9am-Midnight everyday Volunteering: Tuesday 10am-12pm and Thursday 10am-12pm Pop Farm is a veggie farm sitting in a forest of shipping containers housing delicious street food, colourful retail spaces and inspirational office spaces. Around the site you will find our bamboo, palms and a large poly tunnel where you can enjoy…

Find out more »
£5 - £70

Growing edibles in six inches of soil

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Workshops 21st May and 4th June other days by appointment
Rooftopvegplot, 122 Great Titchfield Street
london, London W1W 6ST United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Wendy Shillam’s roof top plot will be of interest to anyone wanting to grow edibles in an urban location.  Situated five floors up in London W1 and five minutes from Oxford Circus, this unlikely garden makes use of raised beds with only six inches of soil.  Wendy grows herbs and salad crops organically. There is a tiny greenhouse full of tomatoes and cucumbers. An elder bush, roses and Japanese wineberries protect the beds from high winds. A grapevine flowers and…

Find out more »
£8.50

Caerhays Through the Ages

May 29 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Caerhays Castle, Caerhays Estate
St Austell, Cornwall PL26 6LY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »
Free

Feeding Dreams

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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…

Find out more »
£3.50

Open Garden and Exhibition

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Open Garden and Exhibition, 36 Ashley Road
London, Greater London N19 3AF United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »
Free

The HotHouse

May 30
|Recurring Event (See all)

Embassy Gardens, New Union Square, 5 Nine Elms Ln
London, Greater London SW8 5DA United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »
Free

Capture Carbon In Your Garden

May 30
|Recurring Event (See all)

Modern Mint Website – http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/, http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/
Chelmsford, Essex United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Can your garden help reverse the effects of climate change? It most certainly can! Your garden can be an effective carbon sink, by using your plants and your soil to capture and store CO2. This Chelsea Fringe 2017 project, run by fringe regulars Modern Mint, will show you the simple yet positive actions you can take to make your garden a carbon capturing eco-system. Visit Capture Carbon In Your Garden to learn the techniques you need to know, but more importantly, feel…

Find out more »

Battersea Power Station Storybox

May 30
|Recurring Event (See all)

Meeting point: Grosvenor Arch, Circus West Village
London, Greater London SW8 4NU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Now and Zen

May 30
|Recurring Event (See all)
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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
Free

Sgt Pepper at Chiswick House and Gardens

May 30
|Recurring Event (See all)

Chiswick House and Gardens, Burlington Lane
London, W4 2RP United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »

Honestly I’m a Horticulturist! Careful now…

May 30
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Find out more »
£16.90 - £24.90

Inside Out

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle,
Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL United Kingdom
+ Google Map

You’ve heard of  miniature ‘ships in a bottle’, but what about miniature ‘gardens in a shed'?  This year, the gardeners are turning their world ‘inside out’ and reinventing the garden shed with Leeds Castle Gardens on the inside and the tools of their trade on the outside. When visitors peak through the entrance of the shed, among other things they'll see a mini replica of the spiralling maze, the Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden and the Culpeper Garden, a classic English…

Find out more »

Bee at Threave!

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Times vary depending on the activity
Threave Garden and Estate, Threave
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 1RX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
£65

New for 2017: Horticultural led Garden Tours

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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…

Find out more »
Free

Brixton’s Urban Oases

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road
Brixton, Greater London SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Urban Growth is offering the chance to experience two very different public gardens in Brixton: Pop Farm - Date: 20 May- June 4 Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ London Visiting: 9am-Midnight everyday Volunteering: Tuesday 10am-12pm and Thursday 10am-12pm Pop Farm is a veggie farm sitting in a forest of shipping containers housing delicious street food, colourful retail spaces and inspirational office spaces. Around the site you will find our bamboo, palms and a large poly tunnel where you can enjoy…

Find out more »
Free

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

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

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£10

Here East Foraging Tours with Shane’s usually £38 but only £10 for Chelsea Fringe Festival

May 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
30 May 10.30-11.30am and 1st June 6-7pm
Here East (Press Centre) meeting point, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London, Greater London E20 3BS United Kingdom
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Date and Time: 30 May - 10.30am - 11.30am Date and Time: 1 June - 6pm - 7pm Location: Meet at Here East Press Centre reception Special Price: Price for the Chelsea Fringe Festival £10 (normally £38 + booking fee) Here East are thrilled to offer the chance to explore our site and nearby areas on a unique foraging tour for Chelsea Fringe festival. Join our onsite foraging expert Shane, owner and chef at Shane’s on Canalside, for a beginners…

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£5 - £70

Growing edibles in six inches of soil

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Workshops 21st May and 4th June other days by appointment
Rooftopvegplot, 122 Great Titchfield Street
london, London W1W 6ST United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Wendy Shillam’s roof top plot will be of interest to anyone wanting to grow edibles in an urban location.  Situated five floors up in London W1 and five minutes from Oxford Circus, this unlikely garden makes use of raised beds with only six inches of soil.  Wendy grows herbs and salad crops organically. There is a tiny greenhouse full of tomatoes and cucumbers. An elder bush, roses and Japanese wineberries protect the beds from high winds. A grapevine flowers and…

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£8.50

Caerhays Through the Ages

May 30 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Caerhays Castle, Caerhays Estate
St Austell, Cornwall PL26 6LY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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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Free

Feeding Dreams

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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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Free

The HotHouse

May 31
|Recurring Event (See all)

Embassy Gardens, New Union Square, 5 Nine Elms Ln
London, Greater London SW8 5DA United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »
Free

Capture Carbon In Your Garden

May 31
|Recurring Event (See all)

Modern Mint Website – http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/, http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/
Chelmsford, Essex United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Can your garden help reverse the effects of climate change? It most certainly can! Your garden can be an effective carbon sink, by using your plants and your soil to capture and store CO2. This Chelsea Fringe 2017 project, run by fringe regulars Modern Mint, will show you the simple yet positive actions you can take to make your garden a carbon capturing eco-system. Visit Capture Carbon In Your Garden to learn the techniques you need to know, but more importantly, feel…

Find out more »

Battersea Power Station Storybox

May 31
|Recurring Event (See all)

Meeting point: Grosvenor Arch, Circus West Village
London, Greater London SW8 4NU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Now and Zen

May 31
|Recurring Event (See all)
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
+ Google Map

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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Free

Sgt Pepper at Chiswick House and Gardens

May 31
|Recurring Event (See all)

Chiswick House and Gardens, Burlington Lane
London, W4 2RP United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »

Honestly I’m a Horticulturist! Careful now…

May 31
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Find out more »
£16.90 - £24.90

Inside Out

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle,
Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL United Kingdom
+ Google Map

You’ve heard of  miniature ‘ships in a bottle’, but what about miniature ‘gardens in a shed'?  This year, the gardeners are turning their world ‘inside out’ and reinventing the garden shed with Leeds Castle Gardens on the inside and the tools of their trade on the outside. When visitors peak through the entrance of the shed, among other things they'll see a mini replica of the spiralling maze, the Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden and the Culpeper Garden, a classic English…

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Bee at Threave!

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Times vary depending on the activity
Threave Garden and Estate, Threave
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 1RX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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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£65

New for 2017: Horticultural led Garden Tours

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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…

Find out more »
Free

Brixton’s Urban Oases

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road
Brixton, Greater London SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Urban Growth is offering the chance to experience two very different public gardens in Brixton: Pop Farm - Date: 20 May- June 4 Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ London Visiting: 9am-Midnight everyday Volunteering: Tuesday 10am-12pm and Thursday 10am-12pm Pop Farm is a veggie farm sitting in a forest of shipping containers housing delicious street food, colourful retail spaces and inspirational office spaces. Around the site you will find our bamboo, palms and a large poly tunnel where you can enjoy…

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£13

Silk // Unwoven Histories

May 31 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm BST
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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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£5 - £70

Growing edibles in six inches of soil

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Workshops 21st May and 4th June other days by appointment
Rooftopvegplot, 122 Great Titchfield Street
london, London W1W 6ST United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Wendy Shillam’s roof top plot will be of interest to anyone wanting to grow edibles in an urban location.  Situated five floors up in London W1 and five minutes from Oxford Circus, this unlikely garden makes use of raised beds with only six inches of soil.  Wendy grows herbs and salad crops organically. There is a tiny greenhouse full of tomatoes and cucumbers. An elder bush, roses and Japanese wineberries protect the beds from high winds. A grapevine flowers and…

Find out more »
£2 - £7

Bushcraft and Creepy Crawlies

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Doddington Place Gardens, Doddington
Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0BB United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Children £2 - adults £7

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Free

Discovery Day in Hyde Park: Flower Power

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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,…

Find out more »
£8.50

Caerhays Through the Ages

May 31 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Caerhays Castle, Caerhays Estate
St Austell, Cornwall PL26 6LY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »
Free

Feeding Dreams

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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…

Find out more »
Free

25 Years in Dry, Dappled Shade

May 31 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Town House, 5 Fournier St
London, Greater London E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An entertaining first time opportunity to hear BBC Radio London and The Robert Elms Show’s resident gardening expert, St John Stephen, talking in person about what he has learnt after a quarter of a century as a gardener in London: its challenges, joys and its unique physical and human environment. A Chelsea Fringe stalwart, St John will cover the geology of the London basin and its particular climate, the nature of the built environment and the almost endless microclimates that…

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June 2017
Free

The HotHouse

June 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

Embassy Gardens, New Union Square, 5 Nine Elms Ln
London, Greater London SW8 5DA United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »
Free

Capture Carbon In Your Garden

June 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

Modern Mint Website – http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/, http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/
Chelmsford, Essex United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Can your garden help reverse the effects of climate change? It most certainly can! Your garden can be an effective carbon sink, by using your plants and your soil to capture and store CO2. This Chelsea Fringe 2017 project, run by fringe regulars Modern Mint, will show you the simple yet positive actions you can take to make your garden a carbon capturing eco-system. Visit Capture Carbon In Your Garden to learn the techniques you need to know, but more importantly, feel…

Find out more »

Battersea Power Station Storybox

June 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

Meeting point: Grosvenor Arch, Circus West Village
London, Greater London SW8 4NU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Now and Zen

June 1
|Recurring Event (See all)
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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
Free

Sgt Pepper at Chiswick House and Gardens

June 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

Chiswick House and Gardens, Burlington Lane
London, W4 2RP United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »

Honestly I’m a Horticulturist! Careful now…

June 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Find out more »
£16.90 - £24.90

Inside Out

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle,
Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL United Kingdom
+ Google Map

You’ve heard of  miniature ‘ships in a bottle’, but what about miniature ‘gardens in a shed'?  This year, the gardeners are turning their world ‘inside out’ and reinventing the garden shed with Leeds Castle Gardens on the inside and the tools of their trade on the outside. When visitors peak through the entrance of the shed, among other things they'll see a mini replica of the spiralling maze, the Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden and the Culpeper Garden, a classic English…

Find out more »

Bee at Threave!

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Times vary depending on the activity
Threave Garden and Estate, Threave
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 1RX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
£65

New for 2017: Horticultural led Garden Tours

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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…

Find out more »
Free

Brixton’s Urban Oases

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road
Brixton, Greater London SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Urban Growth is offering the chance to experience two very different public gardens in Brixton: Pop Farm - Date: 20 May- June 4 Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ London Visiting: 9am-Midnight everyday Volunteering: Tuesday 10am-12pm and Thursday 10am-12pm Pop Farm is a veggie farm sitting in a forest of shipping containers housing delicious street food, colourful retail spaces and inspirational office spaces. Around the site you will find our bamboo, palms and a large poly tunnel where you can enjoy…

Find out more »
£13

Potent Potions

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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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£5 - £70

Growing edibles in six inches of soil

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Workshops 21st May and 4th June other days by appointment
Rooftopvegplot, 122 Great Titchfield Street
london, London W1W 6ST United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Wendy Shillam’s roof top plot will be of interest to anyone wanting to grow edibles in an urban location.  Situated five floors up in London W1 and five minutes from Oxford Circus, this unlikely garden makes use of raised beds with only six inches of soil.  Wendy grows herbs and salad crops organically. There is a tiny greenhouse full of tomatoes and cucumbers. An elder bush, roses and Japanese wineberries protect the beds from high winds. A grapevine flowers and…

Find out more »
Free

Discovery Day in Hyde Park: Flower Power

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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,…

Find out more »
£8.50

Caerhays Through the Ages

June 1 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Caerhays Castle, Caerhays Estate
St Austell, Cornwall PL26 6LY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »
Free

Feeding Dreams

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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…

Find out more »
£10

Here East Foraging Tours with Shane’s usually £38 but only £10 for Chelsea Fringe Festival

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
30 May 10.30-11.30am and 1st June 6-7pm
Here East (Press Centre) meeting point, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London, Greater London E20 3BS United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Date and Time: 30 May - 10.30am - 11.30am Date and Time: 1 June - 6pm - 7pm Location: Meet at Here East Press Centre reception Special Price: Price for the Chelsea Fringe Festival £10 (normally £38 + booking fee) Here East are thrilled to offer the chance to explore our site and nearby areas on a unique foraging tour for Chelsea Fringe festival. Join our onsite foraging expert Shane, owner and chef at Shane’s on Canalside, for a beginners…

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Free

The HotHouse

June 2
|Recurring Event (See all)

Embassy Gardens, New Union Square, 5 Nine Elms Ln
London, Greater London SW8 5DA United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »
Free

Capture Carbon In Your Garden

June 2
|Recurring Event (See all)

Modern Mint Website – http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/, http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/
Chelmsford, Essex United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Can your garden help reverse the effects of climate change? It most certainly can! Your garden can be an effective carbon sink, by using your plants and your soil to capture and store CO2. This Chelsea Fringe 2017 project, run by fringe regulars Modern Mint, will show you the simple yet positive actions you can take to make your garden a carbon capturing eco-system. Visit Capture Carbon In Your Garden to learn the techniques you need to know, but more importantly, feel…

Find out more »

Battersea Power Station Storybox

June 2
|Recurring Event (See all)

Meeting point: Grosvenor Arch, Circus West Village
London, Greater London SW8 4NU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Now and Zen

June 2
|Recurring Event (See all)
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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
Free

Sgt Pepper at Chiswick House and Gardens

June 2
|Recurring Event (See all)

Chiswick House and Gardens, Burlington Lane
London, W4 2RP United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »

Honestly I’m a Horticulturist! Careful now…

June 2
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Find out more »
Free

Behind the wall of New Covent Garden Flower Market

June 2 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Flower Market, New Covent Garden Market
London, Greater London SW8 5EH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Join us on one of two free tours going behind the wall of our brand new Flower Market at New Covent Garden Market. The UK’s largest wholesale flower market, we’re a bright, modern space packed full of sensational flowers, plants, foliage and sundries. Come and discover the history and workings of the market behind every great florist. When: We’re running two tours, one on Friday 2 June and one on Saturday 3 June. Tours start at 7am and last for…

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£16.90 - £24.90

Inside Out

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle,
Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL United Kingdom
+ Google Map

You’ve heard of  miniature ‘ships in a bottle’, but what about miniature ‘gardens in a shed'?  This year, the gardeners are turning their world ‘inside out’ and reinventing the garden shed with Leeds Castle Gardens on the inside and the tools of their trade on the outside. When visitors peak through the entrance of the shed, among other things they'll see a mini replica of the spiralling maze, the Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden and the Culpeper Garden, a classic English…

Find out more »
£23.00

Natural Happiness – the Gardener’s Way

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Natural Happiness – the Gardener’s Way uses gardening methods to help people grow their own happiness. Based on Alan’s forthcoming book, this workshop will show you how gardening skills like composting or companion planting can help you to cultivate your own wellbeing, with Chelsea Physic Garden as our learning model. You can see more here at natural happiness After a short introduction, we will spend 30-40 minutes in the Garden, guided by Alan Heeks and Michael Holland, showing the Gardener’s…

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Bee at Threave!

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Times vary depending on the activity
Threave Garden and Estate, Threave
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 1RX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
£65

New for 2017: Horticultural led Garden Tours

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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…

Find out more »
Free

Brixton’s Urban Oases

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road
Brixton, Greater London SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Urban Growth is offering the chance to experience two very different public gardens in Brixton: Pop Farm - Date: 20 May- June 4 Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ London Visiting: 9am-Midnight everyday Volunteering: Tuesday 10am-12pm and Thursday 10am-12pm Pop Farm is a veggie farm sitting in a forest of shipping containers housing delicious street food, colourful retail spaces and inspirational office spaces. Around the site you will find our bamboo, palms and a large poly tunnel where you can enjoy…

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£5 - £70

Growing edibles in six inches of soil

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Workshops 21st May and 4th June other days by appointment
Rooftopvegplot, 122 Great Titchfield Street
london, London W1W 6ST United Kingdom
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Wendy Shillam’s roof top plot will be of interest to anyone wanting to grow edibles in an urban location.  Situated five floors up in London W1 and five minutes from Oxford Circus, this unlikely garden makes use of raised beds with only six inches of soil.  Wendy grows herbs and salad crops organically. There is a tiny greenhouse full of tomatoes and cucumbers. An elder bush, roses and Japanese wineberries protect the beds from high winds. A grapevine flowers and…

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£8.50

Caerhays Through the Ages

June 2 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Feeding Dreams

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
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Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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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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Free

Vintage Reimagined Nature Trail with artist Sophie Marsham

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

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Free

Un tè in giardino

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm CEST
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Associazione Ortinterrazza, Via Antonio Cocchi 19
Firenze, 50131 Italy
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Ortinterrazza vi invita nel suo splendido spazio privato per scoprire da vicino i suoi giardini verticali, strutture create da Giulia e Stefano con materiali di riciclo per permettere anche a chi ha poco spazio di godere dei colori e dei profumi di ortaggi, erbe aromatiche e piccoli frutti. Potrete sorseggiare tè e tisane  in un’atmosfera rilassata, scoprire il programma dei corsi organizzati dall’associazione, diventare soci e ammirare le piantine prodotte nel giardino. L'ingresso è gratuito , gradita prenotazione scrivendo a ortinterrazza@gmail.com…

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Free

Urban Greening Poetry Tour

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

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Free

The HotHouse

June 3
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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Free

Capture Carbon In Your Garden

June 3
|Recurring Event (See all)

Modern Mint Website – http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/, http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/
Chelmsford, Essex United Kingdom
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Can your garden help reverse the effects of climate change? It most certainly can! Your garden can be an effective carbon sink, by using your plants and your soil to capture and store CO2. This Chelsea Fringe 2017 project, run by fringe regulars Modern Mint, will show you the simple yet positive actions you can take to make your garden a carbon capturing eco-system. Visit Capture Carbon In Your Garden to learn the techniques you need to know, but more importantly, feel…

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Battersea Power Station Storybox

June 3
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Now and Zen

June 3
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Free

Sgt Pepper at Chiswick House and Gardens

June 3
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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Free

Behind the wall of New Covent Garden Flower Market

June 3 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am BST
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Flower Market, New Covent Garden Market
London, Greater London SW8 5EH United Kingdom
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Join us on one of two free tours going behind the wall of our brand new Flower Market at New Covent Garden Market. The UK’s largest wholesale flower market, we’re a bright, modern space packed full of sensational flowers, plants, foliage and sundries. Come and discover the history and workings of the market behind every great florist. When: We’re running two tours, one on Friday 2 June and one on Saturday 3 June. Tours start at 7am and last for…

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£16.90 - £24.90

Inside Out

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle,
Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL United Kingdom
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You’ve heard of  miniature ‘ships in a bottle’, but what about miniature ‘gardens in a shed'?  This year, the gardeners are turning their world ‘inside out’ and reinventing the garden shed with Leeds Castle Gardens on the inside and the tools of their trade on the outside. When visitors peak through the entrance of the shed, among other things they'll see a mini replica of the spiralling maze, the Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden and the Culpeper Garden, a classic English…

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Free

Permablitz Day: Co-gardening with Nature

June 3 @ 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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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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£25 - £30

Really Get To Know Your Wild Plants

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, Greater London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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Third of a series of days held on the first Saturday of the month throughout the summer, looking at wild plants, including trees and shrubs. We will identify plants, get to know their ecology, examine their structure and how they fit into their plant family, their pollination and other wildlife values, and their connections to human culture. Each event stands alone, but also builds on previous ones. Suitable for beginners, and more experienced participants will be given extra challenges. Each…

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Bee at Threave!

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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£65

New for 2017: Horticultural led Garden Tours

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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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Free

Brixton’s Urban Oases

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road
Brixton, Greater London SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
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Urban Growth is offering the chance to experience two very different public gardens in Brixton: Pop Farm - Date: 20 May- June 4 Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ London Visiting: 9am-Midnight everyday Volunteering: Tuesday 10am-12pm and Thursday 10am-12pm Pop Farm is a veggie farm sitting in a forest of shipping containers housing delicious street food, colourful retail spaces and inspirational office spaces. Around the site you will find our bamboo, palms and a large poly tunnel where you can enjoy…

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Free

Growing A Rainbow

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Home Grown in Hackney, 184A Dalston Lane
London, Greater London E8 1LA United Kingdom
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A sedate and very English garden event set in the grounds of a Georgian Grade two listed property on Dalston Lane, E8 - yes that's right a chance to snoop around a normally closed and private garden with the added attraction of RAINBOW plants, veggies and of course tea & cake! There will be plug plants and seedlings of differently coloured & shaped vegetables available to take away, as well as seeds to plant. A celebration of Rainbow Chard with the opportunity to taste…

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£5 - £70

Growing edibles in six inches of soil

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Workshops 21st May and 4th June other days by appointment
Rooftopvegplot, 122 Great Titchfield Street
london, London W1W 6ST United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Wendy Shillam’s roof top plot will be of interest to anyone wanting to grow edibles in an urban location.  Situated five floors up in London W1 and five minutes from Oxford Circus, this unlikely garden makes use of raised beds with only six inches of soil.  Wendy grows herbs and salad crops organically. There is a tiny greenhouse full of tomatoes and cucumbers. An elder bush, roses and Japanese wineberries protect the beds from high winds. A grapevine flowers and…

Find out more »
£8.50

Caerhays Through the Ages

June 3 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Feeding Dreams

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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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Free

Houseplant hospital

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST
Cleeve Nursery, 138 Main Road
Cleeve, Avon BS49 4PW United Kingdom
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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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Free - £15

Mostly Mosaic: Workshop and Talk with artist Helen Nock

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sat 3-5pm; Sun 2-4pm and talk 4-5pm
Maureen Michaelson Gallery, 17 Belsize Lane
London, Greater London NW3 5AD United Kingdom
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Celebrated mosaic artist Helen Nock whose slate and mosaic garden tables, stools, birdbaths and sculptures are highly sought after, will be making a rare visit to London for this Chelsea Fringe event. You are invited to our private garden to meet Helen Nock, to learn about her work and inspiration; or to make a small mosaic in a hands-on workshop. Helen will be talking about all sorts of topics including mosaic techniques and her artistic journey during the workshop sessions, so even if you are…

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Free

Un tè in giardino

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm CEST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Associazione Ortinterrazza, Via Antonio Cocchi 19
Firenze, 50131 Italy
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Ortinterrazza vi invita nel suo splendido spazio privato per scoprire da vicino i suoi giardini verticali, strutture create da Giulia e Stefano con materiali di riciclo per permettere anche a chi ha poco spazio di godere dei colori e dei profumi di ortaggi, erbe aromatiche e piccoli frutti. Potrete sorseggiare tè e tisane  in un’atmosfera rilassata, scoprire il programma dei corsi organizzati dall’associazione, diventare soci e ammirare le piantine prodotte nel giardino. L'ingresso è gratuito , gradita prenotazione scrivendo a ortinterrazza@gmail.com…

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£15

Bat Walk

June 3 @ 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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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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Free

The HotHouse

June 4
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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Free

Capture Carbon In Your Garden

June 4
|Recurring Event (See all)

Modern Mint Website – http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/, http://modernmint.co.uk/capture-carbon/
Chelmsford, Essex United Kingdom
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Can your garden help reverse the effects of climate change? It most certainly can! Your garden can be an effective carbon sink, by using your plants and your soil to capture and store CO2. This Chelsea Fringe 2017 project, run by fringe regulars Modern Mint, will show you the simple yet positive actions you can take to make your garden a carbon capturing eco-system. Visit Capture Carbon In Your Garden to learn the techniques you need to know, but more importantly, feel…

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Battersea Power Station Storybox

June 4
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Now and Zen

June 4
|Recurring Event (See all)
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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
Free

Sgt Pepper at Chiswick House and Gardens

June 4
|Recurring Event (See all)

Chiswick House and Gardens, Burlington Lane
London, W4 2RP United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »
£16.90 - £24.90

Inside Out

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle,
Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL United Kingdom
+ Google Map

You’ve heard of  miniature ‘ships in a bottle’, but what about miniature ‘gardens in a shed'?  This year, the gardeners are turning their world ‘inside out’ and reinventing the garden shed with Leeds Castle Gardens on the inside and the tools of their trade on the outside. When visitors peak through the entrance of the shed, among other things they'll see a mini replica of the spiralling maze, the Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden and the Culpeper Garden, a classic English…

Find out more »

Bee at Threave!

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Times vary depending on the activity
Threave Garden and Estate, Threave
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 1RX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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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£65

New for 2017: Horticultural led Garden Tours

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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…

Find out more »
Free

Brixton’s Urban Oases

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

Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road
Brixton, Greater London SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Urban Growth is offering the chance to experience two very different public gardens in Brixton: Pop Farm - Date: 20 May- June 4 Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ London Visiting: 9am-Midnight everyday Volunteering: Tuesday 10am-12pm and Thursday 10am-12pm Pop Farm is a veggie farm sitting in a forest of shipping containers housing delicious street food, colourful retail spaces and inspirational office spaces. Around the site you will find our bamboo, palms and a large poly tunnel where you can enjoy…

Find out more »
£5 - £70

Growing edibles in six inches of soil

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Workshops 21st May and 4th June other days by appointment
Rooftopvegplot, 122 Great Titchfield Street
london, London W1W 6ST United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Wendy Shillam’s roof top plot will be of interest to anyone wanting to grow edibles in an urban location.  Situated five floors up in London W1 and five minutes from Oxford Circus, this unlikely garden makes use of raised beds with only six inches of soil.  Wendy grows herbs and salad crops organically. There is a tiny greenhouse full of tomatoes and cucumbers. An elder bush, roses and Japanese wineberries protect the beds from high winds. A grapevine flowers and…

Find out more »
£8.50

Caerhays Through the Ages

June 4 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Caerhays Castle, Caerhays Estate
St Austell, Cornwall PL26 6LY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »
Free

Feeding Dreams

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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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£25 - £30

Natural Beeswax Cosmetics and Candles

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, Greater London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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Learn how to make a range of home made natural and skin nourishing hand-cremes, lip balms, soaps and furniture polish using plant and vegetable oils with beeswax. Participants will also learn how to make simple candles. All materials are provided and you'll leave with some beautiful products to take home. Mark Patterson is a beekeeper, bee inspector for DEFRA and a leading beekeeping and bee conservation educator through his company Apicultural. Booking essential here Like our Facebook page; Follow us…

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Free - £15

Mostly Mosaic: Workshop and Talk with artist Helen Nock

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sat 3-5pm; Sun 2-4pm and talk 4-5pm
Maureen Michaelson Gallery, 17 Belsize Lane
London, Greater London NW3 5AD United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Find out more »
Free

Un tè in giardino

June 4 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm CEST
|Recurring Event (See all)

Associazione Ortinterrazza, Via Antonio Cocchi 19
Firenze, 50131 Italy
+ Google Map

Ortinterrazza vi invita nel suo splendido spazio privato per scoprire da vicino i suoi giardini verticali, strutture create da Giulia e Stefano con materiali di riciclo per permettere anche a chi ha poco spazio di godere dei colori e dei profumi di ortaggi, erbe aromatiche e piccoli frutti. Potrete sorseggiare tè e tisane  in un’atmosfera rilassata, scoprire il programma dei corsi organizzati dall’associazione, diventare soci e ammirare le piantine prodotte nel giardino. L'ingresso è gratuito , gradita prenotazione scrivendo a ortinterrazza@gmail.com…

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£10 - £12

Poison in the Wood – Deadly Plants

June 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, Greater London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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Guided walk to learn about the beautiful but deadly flora living in this idyllic urban woodland oasis hidden away in Mile End. Your guide Ken Greenway is a keen forager, so knowing some plants to avoid can help sharpen your wild food hunting skills, or just join us for his fascinating stories. Booking essential here Like our Facebook page; Follow us on Twitter; Follow us on Instagram

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