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May 2016

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

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

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

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The Crystal Garden

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

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

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The Skip Garden

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

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

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Thrive @ Battersea Park – Using Gardening to Change Lives

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

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

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

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Harrods Gardening Talks with Diarmuid Gavin

Tue 24 May, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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From 3pm - 5pm
The Conservatory at The Georgian, Fourth Floor, Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Rd
London, SW1X 7XL United Kingdom
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£34

As part of Harrods ‘Whatever the Weather’ campaign to celebrate the Harrods British Eccentrics Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower, the luxury department store has created a variety of floral inspired events for the Chelsea Fringe Festival 2016. Gardening enthusiasts who book the Harrods Floral Afternoon Tea will have the opportunity to hear talks by Diarmuid Gavin and gardeners Helen Dillon and Mark Gregory. Guests will also have the chance to discuss with Gavin his Harrods British Eccentrics Garden at this…

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Bonsai Kai at Fenton House

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

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

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Walking with The Wasteland

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

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

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Pickuppollinators – a bee friendly planted pickup truck

Thu 26 May, 2016
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On free view to all between 9 am and 6 pm [10-5 on Sun and Bank Hols]
Cleeve Nursery and Garden Centre, 138 Main Road
Bristol, North Somerset BS49 4PW United Kingdom
Free

The planted pickup truck was a huge success both at Chelsea Fringe in Bristol and other festivals in the city. We have continued to maintain and replant the truck to demonstrate some plants that rely on pollinators to provide food for us and many plants that are good for bees and other pollinating insects. It will remain at the entrance to Cleeve Nursery Garden Centre in the village of Cleeve about 8 miles from the centre of Bristol.

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BMA Mind Garden

Thu 26 May, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu 9 June, 2016

BMA HOUSE, Tavistock Square
London, WC1H 9JP United Kingdom
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Free

The garden of the British Medical Association will be the setting for a series of evening lectures and discussions on how gardens, plant medicines and ‘green prescriptions’ can contribute to the health and wellbeing of patients. There will be two evening events presented as part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival. During each evening, guests will be inspired by two special presentations and take a guided tour of the BMA Mind Garden. Programme Summary Thursday 26 May 4pm – 6:30pm Gardening…

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Guerrilla Gardener’s Walking Tour

Thu 26 May, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Lambeth North Tube, Westminster Bridge Road
London, Greater London SE1 7XG United Kingdom
Free

Lambeth North to Elephant and Castle Join Richard Reynolds as he takes you on his annual walking tour of his guerrilla gardens that bloom in previously neglected public spaces stretching from Lambeth North to Elephant and Castle. From 12 year old landmarks that are tended to this day without formal permission, to much more recent acquisitions in the fast changing landscape of London's inner city. After a decade of indifference from authorities the last year has been a turbulent one…

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Go Batty!

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

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

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Borough Market: Find and Feast

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

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

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Art and Gardens Trail on the Ross of Mull and Iona

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

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

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

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Thrive Compost Kings Workshop, Herb Garden, Battersea Park

Fri 27 May, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm BST
Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Thrive Compost Kings Workshop, Herb Garden, Battersea Park,   Friday 27 May 2 – 3.30pm Join Thrive gardeners at Battersea for an afternoon of hands-on learning in the wonders of compost! We will learn a bit about the composting process, then survey different composting techniques with particular focus on backyard compost piles utilizing leaves and other backyard stragglers. Attendance is Free. The workshop will take place in an outdoor environment so please dress appropriately for the weather and prepare to get a…

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Educational Garden for Elementary School “Luigi Cadorna” in Milan

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

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

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Life’s Maze at Greys Court

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

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

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Vauxhall City Farm Dye and Spinning Workshop with Thrive @ Battersea Park

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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The Farm Spinners and Dyers will be demonstrating spinning and dying, have a go at drop spindle.  We will be using plants and flowers grown by Thrive, to dye, all can participate. Thrive is the leading charity in the UK that uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people who are living with disabilities or ill health, or are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable.  

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

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

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

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When is a butt not a butt!

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

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Spring Spectacular

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

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

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

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The Papermaker’s Garden

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

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

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

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Digging It Down on Deeside

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

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

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

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Dalston Flower Show for Children

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

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Enjoy a visit to Italian Heaven at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden

Sat 28 May, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Rd, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, Bristol & Bath BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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£25.00

Experience a unique evening of olive oil and wine tasting in a stunning garden Enjoy an evening of oil tasting with Sergio Cumitini and a tour of the Botanic Garden with the Curator, Nick Wray. Sergio is an Italian registered olive oil taster and will talk through the characteristics of the oils. The oils have been kindly donated by Chandos Deli who will also provide Italian wine to sip in the early summer air. Booking essential - here See us…

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Alla scoperta di Pratolino

Sun 29 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm CEST
Parco di Pratolino, Via Bolognese-Fiorentina, 276
Vaglia (FI), 50036 Italy
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Free

Il Granduca Francesco I de’ Medici, profondo conoscitore di ermetismo ed alchimia, ideò, nella Villa di Pratolino, un parco fuori del comune, in cui rigogliosità, musicalità e bellezza non avevano eguali e in cui ogni presenza vegetale e animale veniva scelta per il simbolismo che esprimeva. Tanto che verso la fine
 del 1500, la Villa era considerata l’ “ottava
meraviglia” e meta agognata di filosofi, scienziati, 
letterati ed artisti. Costanza Riva, studiosa e ricercatrice di Antiche Tradizioni che si dedica da…

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Tuppenny Barn Herb Festival

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

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

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Sculpture in the Garden Exhibition

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

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

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

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Foraging Walk

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

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

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The Tree of Life with Berakah Project

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

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

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hirahiranihon-fukuoka* Flower Up School at Chihaya Elementary School

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

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

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Forest Gardens – an edible tour

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

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

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Perfume in Georgian London

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

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

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Plants & People: Edible Trees

Tue 31 May, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
£8.00

Plants & People: Edible Trees Tuesday 31 May | 6.30pm - 8.30pm As part of this years Chelsea Fringe, we are inviting people to explore our new 'Plants and People' trail at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. The trail explores the relationships between plants and people. Every day, plants play a fundamental role in our lives, and it is sometimes easy to forget their importance. Plants feed us, clothe us, clean us, protect us, cure us, transport and entertain us. Join…

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June 2016

19th century English Scent

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

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

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Little green fingers – engaging with children in the garden

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

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

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hirahiranihon-fukuoka Flower Up Ninomiya Street at Kego Elementary School

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

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Why Growing Matters – a Soapbox talk for Chelsea Fringe 2016

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

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

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Get Growing Garden Trail

Sat 4 June, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Various venues across the city Bristol, BS1 5DB United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

29 of Bristol's secret fruit & veg growers open their garden gates and community plots for the 6th annual Get Growing Garden Trail. The gardens range in scale from pocket-sized community spaces which are tucked-away behind shops, to large-scale community-supported veg box schemes. On each site, visitors will be able to learn how they can get involved, so they can find the right sort of project and level of involvement that will suit them. Many of the sites are not normally open…

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Blooming Gardens

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

Walmer Castle & Gardens, Kingsdown Road
Deal, Kent Kent, CT14 7LJ United Kingdom

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

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Eggs and honey: Keeping chickens and bees in the garden

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm BST
Phoenix Farm, Bloemfontein Rd
London , W14 0RQ United Kingdom
£12.50 – £25

The session will be a taster of what’s involved and how to get started in small scale chicken and bee keeping. Aspects will include food, shelter, space, health, equipment, costs and time commitment required. The workshop will take place at Phoenix School Farm, which provides a learning resource for the school, local community groups and offers volunteering opportunities for local residents. Comprising of glasshouses, polytunnels and a series of beds, fruit and vegetables of all description are produced together with…

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

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:45 am - 4:15 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:45 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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£4.50

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

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Sustainable Westbury-on-Trym

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Sustainable Westbury-on-Trym, 47 Abbey Road, Westbury-on-Trym
Bristol, BS9 3QN United Kingdom
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Free

Helping local residents produce 2,000 tomato, brassica, bean, squash, herbs, pumpkin and other plants for distribution in WoT. The aim is to show those people who would not normally grow any of their own food that it is possible. Activities: Tomato, bean, squash and pumpkin and other plants for sale (at cost price) for planting outside and in greenhouses, plus advice on how to grow them. Various seeds suitable for late sowing also available. Wormeries to look at and learn about…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Feed Bristol

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Feed Bristol, 181 Frenchay Park Rd (on the corner with Stoke Lane), Stapleton
Bristol, BS16 1HB United Kingdom
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Free

Feed Bristol is Avon Wildlife Trust’s 5 acre community project, growing organic food in a wildlife friendly way to support education, health and well-being and social enterprise. We support groups with different needs and running training sessions throughout the year. Top up your garden from our wildflower nursery. Activities: Explore how nature helps us grow; sample delights from our ‘herbal and delicious’ café; sensational seasonal BBQ and live music. FREE fun activities for all the family.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: North Bristol tour

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Start: The Old Library, Eastville, Muller Road
Bristol, BS5 6XP United Kingdom
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£11.74

Led by Steve England, this tour takes in The Old Library, Eastville, the Woodland Trust Edible Woodland on South Purdown, Elm Tree Farm (who will be welcoming the tour even though they aren’t officially open on Saturday), then on to Feed Bristol. Approx distance: 3 miles. Booking via Eventbrite.

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

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

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

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Elm Tree Farm

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Elm Tree Farm, Park Road, Stapleton
Bristol, BS16 1AA United Kingdom
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Free

We are a 12.5 acre site where we train adults with learning difficulties in horticulture and animal care. We produce a wide variety of fruit, veg and plants which we sell to the public. Activities: Come and join us for our Open Day – we are having a BBQ and cakes, you can meet the animals (pigs, lambs, chickens, ponies) and there will be plenty of games for the children. Demonstrations throughout the day and plants/produce for sale.

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Capture the Sun with Melanie King

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

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

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

Sun 5 June, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm CEST
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One event on Sun 12 June, 2016 at 2:30 pm

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

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Perfume: a century of scents

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

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

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hirahiranihon-fukuoka* Flower up School at Toko Elementary School

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

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Sagamine Satoyama Plan

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

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

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Sporchiamoci le mani!

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

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

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

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

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

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“Nel Giardino di Boboli” Passeggiata letteraria con Marco Vichi

Thu 9 June, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm CEST
Giardino di Boboli, Piazzale di Porta Romana
Florence, 50120 Italy
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Free

Una passeggiata nel Giardino di Boboli con lo scrittore Marco Vichi che, insieme all’attore Lorenzo Degli Innocenti, legge e racconta passi del suo libro Nel Giardino di Boboli (Maschietto Editore). Marco Vichi, inventore del Commissario Bordelli e autore di romanzi di successo tradotti in tutto il mondo, questa volta prende per mano bambini, ragazzi e persone di ogni età per accompagnarli alla scoperta di un luogo meraviglioso e pieno di segreti nel cuore di Firenze. La prima parte del libro…

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Organic food growing for real beginners

Thu 9 June, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Abbey Gardens, Bakers Row
London, E15 3NF United Kingdom
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£12.50

This training is organised by Capital Growth, London's food growing network. If you want to start growing food but don't know where to start, this course is for you! From understanding your space to what can be grown to basic organic principles, we'll go through all the essential steps to start a successful organic food growing space. For all our coming training sessions please visit here This training is £12.50 for Capital Growth members and £25 for non members. Bookings…

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Grow to sell: What is legal?

Fri 10 June, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm BST
Allens Gardens, Allens Gardens - Bethune Road
London, London N16 8SB United Kingdom
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£12.5

Are you looking at growing fruit and vegetables to sell? Then join us as we will go through everything you need to start growing to sell from packaging, weighing scales, and labeling to legal requirement and where to find specific information on growing to sell. Experienced growers from Growing Communities will explain how they do it and share their best tips on growing to sell. This training is suitable for anyone interested in selling produce that they've grown. Trainer: Sophie…

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Herbal Memories, Remedies and Recipes

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

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

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

Fri 10 June, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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Free

In association with the exhibition currently on display in the Devers Room at the University of  Bristol Botanic Garden, Flower Nation: Invaders, Migrants and Weeds in the British Garden, photographer Howard Sooley will be 'in conversation' with garden writer and Chelsea Fringe director Tim Richardson. Howard will explain the impulses behind the exhibition and the process of putting it together, with reference to the underlying metaphor of 'plants as immigrants'. How far can we push this analogy? And can it…

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Chelsea Fringe Poland in Gubin – Weekend of Open Gardens

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

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

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Nine Songs for Nine Elms

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

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

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Beneath the Willow

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

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

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Plot to Pan – eating well to better your health

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

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

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Community planting and Floral Installation

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

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

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Drawing Bees on Fowers

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

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

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

Sun 12 June, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Maureen Michaelson Gallery, Maureen Michaelson Gallery, 17 Belsize Lane, Hampstead
London , Hampstead NW3 5AD United Kingdom
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Free

FIONA CAMPBELL, fresh from making the copper woven canopy for this year’s Viking Cruises show garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, will be demonstrating her sculpting techniques. Her sculptures are made from recycled materials such as copper, plastic, wool and twine. For ages 8+ to 80s, a fun day of watching an artist at work and maybe even try your hand at making some art! Demonstrations between 11am and 5pm. Visitors can pop in at any time of the day…

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May 2017

The HotHouse

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

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

Chelsea Fringe pop-up cultural space featuring a range of horticulture inspired art workshops and activities, as well as inspirational talks and intergenerational gardening activities. For detailed timings please visit our website here

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Capture Carbon In Your Garden

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

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

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

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

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

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Sgt Pepper at Chiswick House and Gardens

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

Chiswick House and Gardens, Burlington Lane
London, W4 2RP United Kingdom
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Free

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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Inside Out

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

Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle,
Maidstone, Kent ME17 1PL United Kingdom
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£16.90 – £24.90

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!

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

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New for 2017: Horticultural led Garden Tours

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

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

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

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Brixton’s Urban Oases

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

Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road
Brixton, Greater London SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
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Free

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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Growing edibles in six inches of soil

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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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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£5 – £70

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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Caerhays Through the Ages

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

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

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

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There might be giants

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston School, 55 Rutland Rd,
London, Greater London E9 7JS United Kingdom
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Free

For the third time we're opening our primary school vegetable garden on the first day of the Chelsea Fringe but this year Lauriston School Garden is aiming for something big. We've based our art, craft and planting workshops around the theme of gigantism. You'll be invited to plant a giant sunflower seed, help build a hazel bed to grow our giant pumpkins, take part in a print workshop or contribute your own leaf or flower to our giant art work. You can eat…

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Pollinators’ Paradise

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

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

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

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

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Bee Beautiful at King Henry’s Walk

Sat 20 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
King Henry’s Walk Garden, 11c King Henry’s Walk
London, Greater London N1 4NX United Kingdom
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£7.50 – £15

KHWG is home to thousands of honey bees. As well as being busy making delicious honey for your toast they make beeswax for your lips and propolis (collected tree sap) for your skin. Come and spend a relaxed 1.5 hours making a bees-wax lip balm and a wonderful propolis face serum to keep your skin soft and very tasty! You will go home with 4 pots of lip balm and 2 of serum. £15 fee (concession £7.50) Fee includes all materials and…

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NATURA IN ARTE

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

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

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Pollinator Party!

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

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

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Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA) Heritage Day

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

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Now and Zen

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

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Blossoming from the Heart

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

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

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Honestly I’m a Horticulturist! Careful now…

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

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

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

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Herb Walk, Talk and Natural Remedy-Making

Tue 23 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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Both days (23 & 25 May) at 10am-1pm & 2-5pm
Doddington Place Gardens, Doddington Place,
Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0BB United Kingdom
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£25

A walk through the 10 acre landscaped gardens of Doddington Place Gardens, Kent seeking out plants to use for herbal remedies.

Followed by a demonstration of how make a natural remedy.

Led by Milena Moore of Apotheca, a herbal shop in Faversham, Kent.

Book your ticket by calling the shop - 01795227423 or email here.

The price includes entrance to the gardens and tea and cake.

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Bee the Challenge – Sun Flower Competition

Tue 23 May, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm BST
Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford Street
London, Greater London SE1 0FD United Kingdom
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By sowing a seed you help out a bee. Come join Better Bankside’s inaugural Sunflower competition. Businesses in the district, residents, by passers and curious cats are all welcome to join our aspiration to help more bees. We sow the seeds together and  then keep each other in the loop over the coming months on social media. Who will be the tallest, chubbiest, cutest, the most forgotten or nothing at all? We don’t know, but everyone wins, including Bankside’s bees!

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Herb Walk, Talk and Natural Remedy-Making

Tue 23 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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Both days (23 & 25 May) at 10am-1pm & 2-5pm
Doddington Place Gardens, Doddington Place,
Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0BB United Kingdom
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£25

A walk through the 10 acre landscaped gardens of Doddington Place Gardens, Kent seeking out plants to use for herbal remedies.

Followed by a demonstration of how make a natural remedy.

Led by Milena Moore of Apotheca, a herbal shop in Faversham, Kent.

Book your ticket by calling the shop - 01795227423 or email here.

The price includes entrance to the gardens and tea and cake

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Quiz a Gardener

Tue 23 May, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until Thu 25 May, 2017

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan
St Austell, Cornwall pl26 6en United Kingdom
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This May, The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall are offering a unique opportunity for all gardening enthusiasts and budding novices, to join them for a series of fun and informal question and answer sessions with some of Heligan’s finest gardeners. Ever wondered what it takes to grow pineapples in the UK? Or how to form your own apple arch? Or maybe even wanted to know how to string an onion? The Gardening Team will be based down in Heligan’s…

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Evening Wildflower Walk

Tue 23 May, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, Greater London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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£10 – £12

The second of a series of botanical walks in the cemetery park, looking in depth at selected wildflowers now in season, exploring the plant itself, its ecology and its human connections – to literature, folklore, medicine, food and drink and crafts. This session we will concentrate on Red Campion, Germander Speedwell, Goosegrass, Comfrey, Columbine, Ox Eye Daisy, Crosswort and Dog’s Mercury. We will also look at other flowers more briefly. Walk leader Terry Lyle is a botanist who has over…

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Short talk on carnivorous plants followed by Film: Little Shop of Horrors

Tue 23 May, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Rd
London, Greater London SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
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Free

An outdoor (hopefully) showing of the film Little Shop of Horrors. A 1986 classic rock musical horror comedy about a very carnivorous plant. Introductory talk on carnivorous plants prior to screening. This is also part of the Herne Hill Film Festival Donations welcome. Refreshments. Wear warm clothes and bring something to sit on

Times may vary slightly so please check beforehand on our website here

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

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

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

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Floristry Workshop

Wed 24 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm BST
Doddington Place, Doddington
Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0BB United Kingdom
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£75

A garden tour of Doddington Place Gardens, Kent followed by a demonstration and floristry class led by Julie Davies.

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Living Medicine: An Introduction to Self Care with Food & Herbs

Wed 24 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Location in Fulham, Location in Fulham
London, Greater London SW6 6EE United Kingdom
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£50 – £300

Unlock the healing potential of your kitchen or garden with a taster of our award-winning 5-part course! Understanding how to use wild and cultivated plants and foods safely to support our health and treat common ailments is transformative. You’ll discover how the body functions, which foods and herbs support it, plant family identification and therapeutic actions. The taster will cover Basics of Food & Herbs in self care, a herb garden walk, your own health/diet assessment and making breakfasts-for-resilience. In the hands-on…

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Glass bowls of glory – Make your own indoor Terrarium

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

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Lambeth Palace Gardens Open Evening

Wed 24 May, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Lambeth Palace, Lambeth Palace Road
London, Greater London SE1 7JU United Kingdom
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£5.00

A rare opportunity to visit Lambeth Palace Gardens in the evening. The garden at Lambeth Palace has been a private garden since the 12th century - and it's the oldest continuously cultivated garden in London... The head gardener will be giving guided tours and the there will be a practical demonstration of beekeeping skills.

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Living Medicine: An Introduction to Self Care with Food & Herbs

Wed 24 May, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Location in Fulham, Location in Fulham
London, Greater London SW6 6EE United Kingdom
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£50 – £300

Unlock the healing potential of your kitchen or garden with a taster of our award-winning 5-part course! Understanding how to use wild and cultivated plants and foods safely to support our health and treat common ailments is transformative. You’ll discover how the body functions, which foods and herbs support it, plant family identification and therapeutic actions. The taster will cover Basics of Food & Herbs in self care, a herb garden walk, your own health/diet assessment and making breakfasts-for-resilience. In the hands-on…

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Break the Rules with Blooming Green

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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From 25-27 May; times vary depending on event
Blooming Green flower plot, Loddington Farm, Linton
Maidstone, Kent ME174AG United Kingdom
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Here at Blooming Green, we're not big fans of the rulebook, whether that means questioning age-old gardening practices or trying alternatives to traditional floristry techniques. During Chelsea Fringe we will be holding three topical courses for gardeners and florists alike, starting with a Planting and No-Dig workshop inspired by our mentor, Charles Dowding. This will be followed by two floristry workshops and an afternoon of Pick-Your-Own Flowers. Our workshops are fun, informal events, for all levels -- all you need…

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Planting and no-dig course

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
The Shed, Loddington Farm,
Linton, Kent ME17 4AG United Kingdom
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£35

Following on from Charles Dowding’s ‘no-dig’ talk, Bek shares her own no-dig techniques in relation to growing flowers. We’ve been fans of the no-dig approach for many years, and have found that more and more people are interested whether it’s because they are short of time, have a bad back or just want better crops. For those unfamiliar with no-dig gardening, it is both wonderfully simple (for the gardener) and fascinatingly complex — the key is having faith in nature…

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Too square to dare – Make your own edible tray garden

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm BST
Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford Street
London, Greater London SE1 0FD United Kingdom
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Are you longing for some home grown edibles in your home but can’t seem to find the time to replace that dry basil? Or is space just too limited? Maybe you feel you lack the competence? Don’t worry! We’ll teach you and you’ll be able to fit it all in a tray. Learn how to make your own mini garden by creating a mini habitat of delicious edibles in a seed tray to take away.

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Pot to Pan – Understanding Herbs

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

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

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Gardens and Health in the City

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
BMA HOUSE, TAVISTOCK SQUARE
London, Greater London WC1H 9JP United Kingdom
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Free

The garden of the British Medical Association is on the site of Charles Dickens' original house and will be the setting for an afternoon of lectures and discussions on how gardens, plant medicines and urban landscape can contribute to the health and wellbeing of patients and communities. First event is at 3pm Meet, Eat and Learn - Leafy medicinal Plants, an interactive discussion with Prof Michael Heinrich , Paul Pulford , Simon Gharty and Valentina Alfano Second event at 5.30pm ; Discussion on…

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Open Evening with Garden Tour

Thu 25 May, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, Greater London SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
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Free

Come and visit our house and garden.  Plant and Seed Sales, A Garden Tour, and a chance to see some of our rarer Herbarium specimens and botanical books. Refreshments including a variety of delicious Stingers - Nettle Cocktails! The South London Botanical Institute was founded in 1910 by A O Hume to bring botany to the people of South London.   A large Victorian house, largely unchanged since then, and set back from  a flourishing front garden  with a sweeping drive.…

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The Guerrilla Gardeners’ Garden Tour

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

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

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Salad Daze in Finsbury Park

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

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

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Borough Market – Find and Feast

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

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

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Feeding Dreams

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

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

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

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Buttonhole-making workshop

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

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

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Alexandra Park Mini Chelsea – A Walk in the Park

Fri 26 May, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
The Beacon Arts Hub, 67-68 St Mary's Terrace
Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3LS United Kingdom
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£15

Discover the hidden history of Britain's parks Author Travis Elborough will take listeners on a journey through Britain’s historic parks and how they evolved, as part of the Alexandra Park Mini Chelsea Fringe, Hastings. The event, promoted by  Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group, will see Travis talking about his book, A Walk in The Park: The Life and Times of a People’s Institution. More details here and tickets, which include a light supper, are available at £15 each via Beacon here …

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Campfire Tree Safari

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, Greater London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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£15 – £18

Rangers Dan and Sarah invite you to join them for proper coffee round the campfire and an urban tree safari. You’ll gain skills in identifying common broadleaved trees while learning about how we take care of them on this idyllic woodland ramble. This event is perfect for beginners, those wanting to brush up on their tree ID skills, or just enjoy this hidden oasis at its dappled and shady best. Suitable for ages 14+, under 16’s must be accompanied by…

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Chelsea Fringe Gubin

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

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

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

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

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FOREST

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

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Hand-tied bouquet spring course

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
The Shed, Loddington Farm,
Linton, Kent ME17 4AG United Kingdom
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£55

Learning how to make a classic hand-tied bouquet is a skill that, once learnt, is always handy (‘scuse the pun.) It will enable you to turn a simple selection of flowers and foliage into a bouquet worthy of a wedding or, simply enable your to create a lovely gift using flowers from your garden. The technique applies to large bouquets and posies alike. Pick your own seasonal flowers from our flower plot, then learn how to make a stunning bouquet…

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Weed and Plant Identification Walk Around Camden Town/Kentish Town

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 28 May, 2017

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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Botanical Textiles

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

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

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Drum Castle in Bloom

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

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

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Nature sculpture trail and planting parties

Sat 27 May, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, Tyers Street
London, Greater London SE11 5HL United Kingdom
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Free

Photo courtesy of Father Nature Saturday 27th May,  12-4pm  -   Get planting with Father Nature, an educational community gardening group that makes gardening fun by using hay bales to sit and play on. Supported by Vauxhall One. Details at Vauxhall One here   and Nine Elms here 

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Cranbrook Goes Nuts in May

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

Cranbrook, High Street
Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3EE United Kingdom
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Free

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

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Open Garden and Exhibition

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

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

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

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Gardens in Time

Mon 29 May, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Fishbourne Roman Palace, Roman Way
Fishbourne, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 3QR United Kingdom
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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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Patterns, Patterns, Patterns! Summer half-term activities for children aged 2-16

Tue 30 May, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
Geffrye Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Road
London, Greater London E2 8EA United Kingdom
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Free

Use your favourite patterns from the museum and gardens to create stunning stained glass, wacky wallpaper, patterned prints and much more! Free creative workshops inspired by the many patterns found in the museum and gardens are taking  place all over the half-term – Tuesday 30 May to Friday 2 June.   Check for more holiday activities here Make patterned t-shirts, tote bags, wallpaper, badges, prints and much more! Places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the activities…

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Silk // Unwoven Histories

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

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

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Bushcraft and Creepy Crawlies

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

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

Children £2 - adults £7

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Discovery Day in Hyde Park: Flower Power

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

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

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

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25 Years in Dry, Dappled Shade

Wed 31 May, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Town House, 5 Fournier St
London, Greater London E1 6QE United Kingdom
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Free

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

Potent Potions

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

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

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

Thu 1 June, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Here East (Press Centre) meeting point, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London, Greater London E20 3BS United Kingdom
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£10

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 foraging experience in and around Here East, the River…

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Behind the wall of New Covent Garden Flower Market

Fri 2 June, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am BST
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until Sat 3 June, 2017

Flower Market, New Covent Garden Market
London, Greater London SW8 5EH United Kingdom
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Free

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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Natural Happiness – the Gardener’s Way

Fri 2 June, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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£23.00

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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Vintage Reimagined Nature Trail with artist Sophie Marsham

Fri 2 June, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
Vauxhall, London SE115HS United Kingdom
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Free

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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Un tè in giardino

Fri 2 June, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm CEST
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An event every day that begins at 3:00 pm, repeating until Sun 4 June, 2017

Associazione Ortinterrazza, Via Antonio Cocchi 19
Firenze, 50131 Italy
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Free

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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Urban Greening Poetry Tour

Fri 2 June, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Norwood Bus Garage, Ernest Avenue
London, Greater London SE27 0HN United Kingdom
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Free

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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Permablitz Day: Co-gardening with Nature

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

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

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Really Get To Know Your Wild Plants

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 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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£25 – £30

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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Growing A Rainbow

Sat 3 June, 2017 @ 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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Free

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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Houseplant hospital

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

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

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Mostly Mosaic: Workshop and Talk with artist Helen Nock

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

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

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Bat Walk

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

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

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Natural Beeswax Cosmetics and Candles

Sun 4 June, 2017 @ 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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£25 – £30

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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Poison in the Wood – Deadly Plants

Sun 4 June, 2017 @ 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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£10 – £12

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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May 2018

The Great Trees of London

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

online – The Great Trees London, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

This is a map of London’s Great Trees which has been updated and edited over the last 4 years by tree officers, tree wardens, tree experts and members of the public. TiCL App will help you find the trees nearby when you’re out and about. Happy tree hunting!

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Arrivano i Dinosauri

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

Orto botanico di Palermo, Via Lincoln, 2
Palermo, Sicily 90123 Italy
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6€

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

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Botanical Sculpture Trail at Walthamstow Wetlands

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Forest

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

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Urban Tree Festival: Explore the Urban Forest: Peckham SE15

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm BST
Peckham Rye Station, SE15 5DQ, Rye Lane
London, SE15 5DQ United Kingdom
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£10

Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival, we are delighted to welcome Paul Wood, author of 'London Street Trees' (Guardian Nature Books  of 2017) to entice you to Explore the Urban Forest in Peckham Head to the temperate climes of Peckham, where a fascinating variety of trees - old and new - may be encountered on the hip streets of this trendy south London enclave. Thanks to the enlightened planting decisions of Southwark Council (one of the top London…

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

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

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

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Feeding Dreams: Aya Tanaka at Omved

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Free

You are invited to join Aya for an inspiring meditation in floral design. Aya will demonstrate her unique style which combines Japanese tradition and European influences. Her creations are distinctively elegant yet refreshingly modern with a strong sense of colour and shape. This event will ignite your creative vision.

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Chelsea Physic Garden Royal Wedding Open Day

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Let’s Grow a Pizza!

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

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Plants That Heal

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

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

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

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Feeding Dreams: Living Medicine with Alex Laird

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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£30

Come and learn about the living medicine in your kitchen! With medical herbalist Alex Laird and top chef Arthur Potts Dawson, you will discover how foods and herbs work therapeutically in us. We will show what to eat for breakfast and lunch to improve energy, mood, immunity and weight. We'll walk around Omved's beautiful garden to identify its healing plants and trees and harvest these to make teas to taste. We'll show what foods feed our all-important gut microbes and…

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Seed Bomb Dance

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

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

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

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

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Urban Tree Festival: Mindfulness in the city

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm BST
St Giles in the Field, St Giles in the Field, 60 St Giles High St
London, WC2H 8LG United Kingdom
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£10

Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival, we are delighted to welcome yoga and mindfulness teacher Mel Sutton to lead a walkshop on Mindfulness in the city. Who says you can't be mindful in the heart of the city? Join us on this urban oasis as we learn some mindful techniques. Experience how the mind and breath are closely entwined. As we calm our breath we experience a calmer mind and a spiritual connection to the earth. Walking and…

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Living the Environment – Abitare I Luoghi

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

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

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radiceterna, arte e ambiente

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

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Bat Safari

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

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

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Bat Walk

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

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

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Build your own greenhouse

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

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Dry Stone Walling Workshops

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
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Another workshop at 2.00pm
Mudchute Park and Farm, Pier Street
London, E14 3HP United Kingdom
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Free

Experience outside 'hands-on' activity of building stone walls without the use of mortar. Education and Training at the London school of Dry Stone Walling. These workshops run by professional registered waller, John Holt, are a practical introduction to the heritage and the craft of building walls using natural stone without mortar. At the end of the workshops you will understand DSW heritage and terminology used, and distinguish various stone shapes and their uses. We provide free for the workshop:- all…

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Urban Tree Festival: Explore the Urban Forest – Stoke Newington

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm BST
Stoke Newington Tea House, N16 0LA, Stoke Newington Church Street
London, N16 0LA United Kingdom
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£10

Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival, we are delighted to welcome Paul Wood, author of 'London Street Trees' (Guardian Nature Books  of 2017) to entice you to Explore the Urban Forest in Stoke Newington Discover the remarkable diversity of exotic and native trees planted in this part of Hackney - London's Urban Arboretum. We will see rare trees such as Wild Service and one of London's largest Handkerchief trees. The walk will start outside the Stoke Newington Tea…

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Feeding Dreams: Handmade Apothecary at Omved

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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£65

Join herbalists and best selling authors Kim and Vicky for the first of 3 foraging and herbal workshops and lunch. Starting with a herb walk, participants will learn to identify and reconnect with the stories of the seasonal and wild plants that grow all around. We will be harvesting the season's bounty along the way so bring any special scissors and small baskets with you. We will then break for a vegan/gluten free lunch (provided) followed by a workshop turning…

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Bohemia Walled Garden Open Day – in association with Chelsea Fringe

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

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

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Urban Tree Festival: Visualisation, Mindfulness and Movement walkshop

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 11:15 am - 12:45 pm BST
Red Cross Garden, 50 Redcross Way
London,, SE1 1HA United Kingdom
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£10

Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival, we are delighted to welcome yoga and mindfulness teacher Mel Sutton to lead a walkshop on Visualisation, Mindfulness and Movement. On this walk we will starting in Red Cross Garden and then walk to nearby Mint Street Park, both pretty gardens managed by Bankside Open Spaces Trust Surrounded by nature we have chosen this peaceful garden to explore different ways you can experience mindfulness. This interactive event will make this a fun…

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Turnip the Music

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
Tottenham Green Market, Town Hall Approach Road
Tottenham, London N15 4UR United Kingdom
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Carrot you believe it - the London Vegetable Orchestra (LVO) are coming to Tottenham. Join them at Tottenham Green Market on Sunday 20 May from 11-30am – 4pm to make some swede sounds. LVO will host one of their creative making stall where you can watch them hand-craft local vegetable produce into instruments that sound as incredible as they look. Chopin boards will be provided…and some of you will be able to put a finishing touch to your very own…

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Hall Place Heritage Day

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA), Hall Place, Burchetts Green
Maidenhead, SL6 6QR United Kingdom
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£5.00

Step back in time with a unique opportunity to explore our historic mansion and parkland. Usually inaccessible to the public, Hall Place at BCA will offer a warm welcome on Sunday 20th May 2018 as it throws open its doors to visitors, as part of the Chelsea Fringe, Henley. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to explore the Grade 1 listed mansion-house, Grade 2 Parklands and the countryside within the beautiful 400-acre estate. The days’ activities have been based on Diana…

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Thrive @ Battersea Park

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

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

Across our four gardens in Battersea Park we will be presenting a series of events as part of Chelsea Fringe 2018, see individual listings for details of events, but please drop in at any time during the Festival. Thrive uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable. This is known as social and therapeutic horticulture - the process of working with plants to…

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Urban Tree Festival: Stalking King James I’s Mulberries

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm BST
Deptford Rail station, Deptford High Street
London, SE8 3PQ United Kingdom
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£10

Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival, we are delighted to welcome Peter Coles, co-creator of Morus Londonium to entice you to Discover London’s Mulberry Heritage. Mulberry trees are often associated with the silk industry, as their leaves are the sole diet of the silkworm. James I imported thousands of mulberries to England in the early 17th century for a silk project, which failed after a few decades. But London’s mulberry heritage pre-dates James and goes back to Tudor,…

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

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

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

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Natural Dyeing from Kitchen Botanics or Dyeing from Dining

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Herb Garden Battersea Park, Herb Garden, Battersea Park
London, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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£5

Learn how to dye textiles and paper using fruit, vegetables, spices & other food. Visit the Dye Bed of the Thrive Herb Garden to learn about more dye plants and see samples of how they have been used. Led by Zoe Burt  in partnership with the South London Botanical Institute as part of their 'Botany on Your Plate' project funded by City Bridge Trust. Book tickets here - and the meeting place will be given on the booking. Map to…

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Creating and exploring Tree Trails with TiCL

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Wandsworth, Putt in the Park,, Putt in the Park, Wandsworth Park, Putney Bridge Road
Putney, London SW18 1PP United Kingdom
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Free

Did you know that more than 70 London Parks including Wandsworth Park now have self-guided TiCL App tree trails created by their Friends Groups? These tree trails are a fun way to explore and learn about the different tree species in a park. To celebrate the first Urban Tree Festival and the creation of their own tree trail, the Friends of Wandsworth Park have invited TiCL App’s creator, Simon Edwards aka @TiCLme, to demonstrate just how easy it is to…

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Urban Tree Festival: Haiku in Queen’s Wood

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

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

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Feeding Dreams: Bottlebrush Ferments and Chef Arthur brewing a healthy gut

Mon 21 May, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Free

An afternoon workshop and discussion on healthy gut, healthy body, healthy lifestyle with the dynamic Ben, creator of Bottlebrush Ferments and Chef Arthur Potts Dawson. See the website here for more on the inspirational raw and fermented secrets that will be revealed in this amazing workshop on the importance of how to build fermented foods into our lifestyle.

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Harleyford Road Garden Visit

Mon 21 May, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Harleyford Road Garden, Harleyford Road
London, SW81TF United Kingdom
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Free

Bonnington Square is famous for its lush pavements, but the inspiration was the nearby Harleyford Road gardens. Now one of the most established community gardens in London, hear from local resident Jenny Vuglar about what has made it so successful. A true hidden gem. Meet under the big tree in the garden.

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Visions for a Greener Future

Mon 21 May, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Battersea Power Station, Underpass from Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4NW United Kingdom
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Free

Panel presentation and discussion on visions for a kinder, greener future. Panellists will discuss the roles that individuals and organisations can play in creating the London they want to live in. Be inspired about potential ways you can get involved and active. Panellists will be: Pam Warhurst CBE - Community leader, activist and environment worker best known for founding the Incredible Edible movement Ben Smith - Director of Energy, Cities and Climate Change at Arup, Trustee of London National Park…

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Butterfly Walk

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

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

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Guerrilla gardening crossing the car park Talete

Tue 22 May, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Free

Guerrilla gardening is based on the “green attack”, as an act of gardening without boundaries. The practice is intended to make unused and neglected spaces beautiful, green and healthy. The site chosen is the space above the car park ‘Talete’ Via Vittorio Veneto, 227, just before  getting to Ortigia island The guerrilla gardeners will tackle the area, sowing seeds and planting flowers on each bare soil space, improving aesthetic and biodiversity. Il guerrillia gardening si basa sul fare giardinaggio senza…

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Flowers of the Field

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

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

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The History of Chelsea Physic Garden in 10 Objects

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
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£88

During this interactive day, we bring to life Chelsea Physic Garden – whose history spans five centuries – via the stories behind 10 carefully chosen objects including herbarium specimens, books, artefacts and more. The day will include indoor presentations, a garden walk, and a chance to see some treasures from our library, with Garden History Lecturer Letta Jones and CPG Head of Education Michael Holland providing nuggets of knowledge. Book here early to avoid disappointment. The ticket price of £88 includes…

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Lunchtime learning – Urban Food Growing

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

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

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Finding Swifts in Sandhurst

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

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

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River Blackwater Walk

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

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

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‘This speaking garden’

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
BMA HOUSE, Tavistock Square
London, WC1H 9JP United Kingdom
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Free

The garden of the British Medical Association is on the site of Charles Dickens' original house and will be the setting for an afternoon of lectures and discussions centred around the 400th anniversary of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, and the legacy of founding apothecary, John Parkinson. The BMA invites you to celebrate the work of John Parkinson, 17th Century London apothecary and gardener. His book 'Paradisi in Sole, Paradisus Terrestris' is both a scientific study of medicinal plants, and…

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Feeding Dreams: What’s making our children sick? Book launch

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Free

Join authors Dr Michelle Perro, pediatrician, and Dr Vincanne Adams, medical anthropologist, at the UK launch of this important new book exploring the link between the growing wave of chronic health issues affecting our children and our exposure to poisons in the environment, especially from our modern industrial foods. Join the authors for a Q & A. Booking essential - here

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Demain – a filmshow

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
Studio RCA, StudioRCA, Riverlight Tower 1, 1 Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane,
London, SW8 5AU United Kingdom
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Free

Demain (Tomorrow) is a hugely positive, affirming and inspirational film made by a small French film crew who set off around the world exploring creative solutions in the fields of food, energy, transport, economics and education. It visits permaculture farms, urban agriculture projects, community-owned renewable projects, local currencies, creative schools, ambitious recycling projects. It is the perfect antidote to the current sense of global despondency. Book for this event here And the nearby Black Cab Coffee Co will be serving…

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The Great Wellie Competition!

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

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

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Creativity Workshop

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

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

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Le piante mediterranee per i giardini del futuro

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

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

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side

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

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

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L’impiego di wildflowers negli ambienti urbani

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm BST
Sala conferenze “Ferruzza – Romano”, Via Gaetano Abela, Castello Maniace,
Sicily, Syracuse, 96100 Italy
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Free

Having a specific flora and fauna in a environment plays an important role in its identity. This talk by Professor Daniela Romano is about her research on how wild flowers are able to increase the biodiversity and even the identity of a place in anthropic ecosystems. In this context the talk will take stock of the knowledge acquired so far in terms of: 1) biodiversity of the herbaceous species that make up the Mediterranean flora / vegetation; 2) seed production…

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Laboratorio “Mordi il colore” insieme a Lucia Scuderi

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

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

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Feeding Dreams: Herbs in the garden with Chef Arthur Potts Dawson

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Free

Spend time with Chef Arthur and experience how herbs are used to make meals delicious, healthy and nutritious. Talk through the world of herbs as Arthur takes you on a narrative of herbs and his food journeys around the planet. From Wild Oregano picking in Piedmont Italy to Puha leaves in New Zealand, Arthur has many stories to tell and recipes to share. Get immersed in herbs, make a classic Ligurian Basil Pesto, make a Thyme Salmariglio, experiment with flavours…

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Roof Garden Fun Day

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

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

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Below the Blossom…

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm BST
Amenity Space, Paradise Road
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1UA United Kingdom
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Free

Come along to celebrate the beautiful blossom in the newly planted community orchard in Henley on Thames. You will be able to meet the people who have been involved in organising and planting the orchard - many of whom are local residents.  There will be a talk at noon on orchards and conservation.  This event is inspired by the Japanese tradition of enjoying the blossom - please bring a picnic for after the talk.  All welcome.

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Tasseography (Future Tea)

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

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

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Flowerful Elephant

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

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

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Nepalese Cultural Dancing

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

Join us and watch the young people of the Nepalese Community express their culture in dance. Nepal, an important source of wild medicinal plants in the world, and Mount Everest form the backdrop that embraces dance to express the links to horticulture in the week of Chelsea Fringe.

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Pranic Healing

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

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

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We Are All Wolves

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

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

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Street Trees: The Urban Arboretum

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

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

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Feeding Dreams: Aya Tanaka at Omved

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

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

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The Legacy of John Evelyn and the future at Sayes Court

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Sayes Court Park, Sayes Court Street,
London, SE8 3LN United Kingdom
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Free

Deptford, Southeast London was home to one of England’s greatest horticulturists John Evelyn. At Sayes Court Park we will be exploring John Evelyn writings ‘Kalendarium Hortense’ & ‘Directions for the Gardiner’ at Sayes Court. In this workshop we will discussing history and origins of the plants and flowers he grew here, and we will be sowing current cultivars available today in pots to take away. You are invited to visit the John Evelyn Community Garden also in Deptford and bring…

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May 2019

The Great Trees of London

Sat 18 May
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

You've mapped London's Greatest Trees - the oldest, tallest, rarest, most loved, living landmarks ... See a map of them all online and find your nearest when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

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The Haggerston Hop – self guided tree walk

Sat 18 May
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Explore the trees around Haggerston on a self guided tree walk based on the trail in Paul Wood's book London's Street Trees. The map of the walk is available online and TiCL App will help you navigate the trail when you're there.

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Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

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

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

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

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CeReRe Fringe garden

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

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

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Tai Trees

Sat 18 May @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am BST
Lloyd Square Garden, Islington
London, WC1X 9BA United Kingdom
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£4 – £8

Tai Chi under the trees in a beautiful leafy Georgian Square in Clerkenwell. Derek Pearce, an experienced teacher from London’s Mei Quan Academy will lead 30 people young and old through dynamic and tranquil moves, evoking the trees’ expansiveness and rootedness to place. Part of London's 2019 Urban Tree Festival, made possible by city-greening charity Trees for Cities. We are delighted to welcome Tonkin Liu architects who not only created our new logo but are also inviting you to take part in…

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Stream Walk Community Garden

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

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Woodland Magic and Forest Fun – Horsenden Hill

Sat 18 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Horsenden Hill, The Hayloft, Horsenden Farm, Horsenden Lane North,
Greenford, UB6 7PQ United Kingdom
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Free

We are delighted to welcome the Friends of Horsenden Hill who invite you to experience some Woodland magic and forest fun throughout Saturday 18 May. Made up of three main areas, Horsenden Hill is the largest single nature conservation site within the borough of Ealing at 100 ha. Located in Perivale this site comprises of meadows, wetland and woodland habitat so there is plenty to see. About the park:   A beautiful area of ancient woodland, grassland, ponds and hedgerows, that…

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Art In A Garden

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

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

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

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Urban Tree Festival Outdoor Studio

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Paddington Recreation Ground, Paddington Recreation Ground, Randolph Avenue , Maida Vale
London, W9 1PD United Kingdom
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Free

We are delighted to welcome artist Gail Astbury, who is taking up residence in our Urban Tree Festival Outdoor Studio. Urban Tree Festival Outdoor Studio:  Novice or expert when wielding a paintbrush or sketching pencil why not visit the Outdoors Studio and try your hand at capturing trees in our urban neighbourhoods on paper. Gail Astbury has chosen her local park as her Outdoor Studio: Paddington Recreation Ground. Where 4-minute miler Sir Rodger Bannister and Tour de France cyclist Sir Bradley…

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Heavenly Herb Beds

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

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

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The Great Trees of London

Sun 19 May
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

You've mapped London's Greatest Trees - the oldest, tallest, rarest, most loved, living landmarks ... See a map of them all online and find your nearest when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

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The Haggerston Hop – self guided tree walk

Sun 19 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Explore the trees around Haggerston on a self guided tree walk based on the trail in Paul Wood's book London's Street Trees. The map of the walk is available online and TiCL App will help you navigate the trail when you're there.

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Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

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

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

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

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

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Stream Walk Community Garden

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

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Veteran Trees of Hampstead Heath

Sun 19 May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Golders Hill Park, Golders Hill Park, West Heath Avenue,
London, NW11 7QP United Kingdom
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Free

Come and join the arboricultural staff at Hampstead Heath and the Ancient Tree Forum for a walk around the Heath to discover the wealth of veteran trees. Trees play an important role in cities, from removing pollutants to helping to cool air temperatures. Trees are also important for wildlife; veteran trees are home to a wide range of wildlife species, largely dependent on decaying wood as a habitat. The walk will showcase these fantastic trees and the work being undertaken…

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Art In A Garden

Sun 19 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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Aya Tanaka ‘From This Land Exhibition’

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

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

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An Apple a Day

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

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

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

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The Art and Healing Power of Plants

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

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

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

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Native Tree Talk and Walk

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Wandsworth Park, Wandsworth Park, Putney Bridge Rd,
London, Greater London SW15 2EF United Kingdom
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£5

The Friends of Wandsworth Park are delighted to welcome their Committee member, Simon Edwards, one of the co-founders of the Urban Tree Festival and creator of the TiCL tree trail system, to give an informal talk about what it means to be a 'native tree' followed by a guided walk around Wandsworth Park looking at the native trees.  

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Sandhurst Flower and Culture Festival

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

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

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Nature Writing Field Trip to the Great North Wood

Sun 19 May @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Sydenham Hill rail station, Station car park, College Road
London, SE21 7ND United Kingdom
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£4 – £8

We are delighted to welcome Peter Fiennes author of ‘Oak and Ash and Thorn’ and Andrew Stuck, founder of the Museum of Walking to lead a walk in a surviving fragment of the ancient the Great North Wood, on Sydenham Hill, in Dulwich. What makes for good nature writing? There are more books about the woods, meadows, flora and fauna being published than ever before, but what is it about the best that makes them stand out? Is writing about…

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Urban Tree Talk – write about trees

Sun 19 May @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Bell House, 27 College Road
London, SE21 7BG United Kingdom
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Free

The finale of the 2019 Urban Tree Festival will take place in the Harding Room at Bell House in Dulwich Village. We are exploring ways to establish an award for writing about trees in urban settings – with nature writing proving to be as popular as ever, we are keen to harness the power of the written word to help celebrate the importance and value of trees in our towns and cities. Urban Tree Talk – write about trees will include…

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The Great Trees of London

Mon 20 May
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

You've mapped London's Greatest Trees - the oldest, tallest, rarest, most loved, living landmarks ... See a map of them all online and find your nearest when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

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The Haggerston Hop – self guided tree walk

Mon 20 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Explore the trees around Haggerston on a self guided tree walk based on the trail in Paul Wood's book London's Street Trees. The map of the walk is available online and TiCL App will help you navigate the trail when you're there.

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Belgravia in Bloom

Mon 20 May
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

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

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Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

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

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

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

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

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CeReRe Fringe garden

Mon 20 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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Art In A Garden

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

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

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

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

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An Apple a Day

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

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

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

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

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The Art and Healing Power of Plants

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

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

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

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

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The Great Trees of London

Tue 21 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

You've mapped London's Greatest Trees - the oldest, tallest, rarest, most loved, living landmarks ... See a map of them all online and find your nearest when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

Find out more »

The Haggerston Hop – self guided tree walk

Tue 21 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Explore the trees around Haggerston on a self guided tree walk based on the trail in Paul Wood's book London's Street Trees. The map of the walk is available online and TiCL App will help you navigate the trail when you're there.

Find out more »

Belgravia in Bloom

Tue 21 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

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

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

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

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

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CeReRe Fringe garden

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

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

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

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

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Herbal walks and demonstrations by Apotheca of Faversham

Tue 21 May @ 9:45 am - 12:30 pm BST
Doddington Place Gardens, Doddington Place Gardens
Nr Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0BB United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£25

Come and discover the power of medicinal plants with the senses, through a guided walk by local herbalists Charm Elakil and Francesca Giorda around Doddington Place Gardens. Through foraging and tea tasting, explore, experience and learn about the healing, and energetic properties of herbs. Light refreshments and cake will be provided. The 10-acre landscaped gardens include a notable woodland garden – spectacular in May and June with many different varieties of rhododendron and azalea; a large Edwardian rock garden, recently…

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Stream Walk Community Garden

Tue 21 May @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)
Fridays is for families only - admittance only if you have a child with you.
Stream Walk Community Garden, Stream Walk footpath, off Old Bridge Road and Cromwell Road
Whitstable, Kent CT51RH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

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Art In A Garden

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

An Apple a Day

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

The Art and Healing Power of Plants

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

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

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

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

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Original Poetry Reading

Tue 21 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Sandhurst Library, Yorktown Road, The Broadway
Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 9BL United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A reading of poems written by school children on the theme of nature.

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Out of the woods

Tue 21 May @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm BST
BMA HOUSE, Tavistock Square
London, WC1H 9JP United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Its the BMA's 4th year at Chelsea Fringe, inviting health professionals and garden makers to share ideas about social prescribing, gardens and mental health initiatives. Join us to celebrate the role of trees, forest gardens and the infinite craft of wooden spoons. Our guest speakers are Prof Michael Heinrich, UCL School of Pharmacy, Dr Katherine Kennet and Olivia Clark from Royal College of Psychiatrists, Dr Jane Myat and Deborah Schneebeli Morrell from Caversham Group Practice. Please book your tickets here.

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The Great Trees of London

Wed 22 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

You've mapped London's Greatest Trees - the oldest, tallest, rarest, most loved, living landmarks ... See a map of them all online and find your nearest when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

Find out more »

The Haggerston Hop – self guided tree walk

Wed 22 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Explore the trees around Haggerston on a self guided tree walk based on the trail in Paul Wood's book London's Street Trees. The map of the walk is available online and TiCL App will help you navigate the trail when you're there.

Find out more »

Belgravia in Bloom

Wed 22 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Find out more »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

CeReRe Fringe garden

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

Art In A Garden

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

An Apple a Day

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

The Art and Healing Power of Plants

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

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

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

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

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Elkstone Road Community Garden Party

Wed 22 May @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Elkstone Road Garden Oasis, Elkstone Road Garden Oasis
London, W10 5YG United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Join us for music, drinks & nibbles, gardening activities and more at Elkstone Road Community Garden, a space in the north of the borough that we, at the Chelsea Physic Garden, are helping to develop.

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The Great Trees of London

Thu 23 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

You've mapped London's Greatest Trees - the oldest, tallest, rarest, most loved, living landmarks ... See a map of them all online and find your nearest when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

Find out more »

The Haggerston Hop – self guided tree walk

Thu 23 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Explore the trees around Haggerston on a self guided tree walk based on the trail in Paul Wood's book London's Street Trees. The map of the walk is available online and TiCL App will help you navigate the trail when you're there.

Find out more »

Belgravia in Bloom

Thu 23 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Find out more »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

CeReRe Fringe garden

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

Stream Walk Community Garden

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

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

Find out more »

Art In A Garden

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

Flower Sanctuary

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

An Apple a Day

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

The Art and Healing Power of Plants

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

Chelsea Fringe Glasshouse Tour

Thu 23 May @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm BST
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road
London, Greater London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£30.00

Glasshouse Manager Jess Snowball will lead a fascinating tour of our historic glasshouses, home to scores of tropical plants. Book early here to avoid disappointment. (Price includes entry to the garden)

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Orchard workshops

Thu 23 May @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm BST
Brixton orchard, Brixton Orchard, Brixton Hill
London, SW2 5RW United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Introducing the Brixton Orchard, a green space with 35 fruit trees and hundreds of edible hedges, showcasing how fruit trees can be integrated into urban spaces. Come and explore this beautiful space for a workshop on basic fruit tree physiology and care. The event is free but numbers are limited - book here 

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The Great Trees of London

Fri 24 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

You've mapped London's Greatest Trees - the oldest, tallest, rarest, most loved, living landmarks ... See a map of them all online and find your nearest when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

Find out more »

The Haggerston Hop – self guided tree walk

Fri 24 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Explore the trees around Haggerston on a self guided tree walk based on the trail in Paul Wood's book London's Street Trees. The map of the walk is available online and TiCL App will help you navigate the trail when you're there.

Find out more »

Belgravia in Bloom

Fri 24 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Find out more »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

CeReRe Fringe garden

Fri 24 May @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Find out more »

Stream Walk Community Garden

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

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

Find out more »

Art In A Garden

Fri 24 May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Find out more »

Spring in your Step Woodland Walk

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

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

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Flower Sanctuary

Fri 24 May @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Find out more »

An Apple a Day

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Find out more »

The Art and Healing Power of Plants

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Find out more »

Flower Lovers’ Walk

Fri 24 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Sandhurst Memorial Park, Sandhurst Memorial Park, Yorktown Road
Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 9BJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

There's a place right on your doorstep with dozens of species of wild flowers, some of them rare and the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust is offering a guided walk to help you identify them.

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The Great Trees of London

Sat 25 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

You've mapped London's Greatest Trees - the oldest, tallest, rarest, most loved, living landmarks ... See a map of them all online and find your nearest when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

Find out more »

The Haggerston Hop – self guided tree walk

Sat 25 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Explore the trees around Haggerston on a self guided tree walk based on the trail in Paul Wood's book London's Street Trees. The map of the walk is available online and TiCL App will help you navigate the trail when you're there.