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London: 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

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

On-line – 12 trees London, United Kingdom + Google Map

To Celebrate the first Urban Tree Festival, 18th-20th May, we asked Tree Officers in all London’s 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. The weblink is a map of the Boroughs that have contributed to the project. Click on each pin to see the trees the tree officers chose. Use TiCL App to find those trees when you’re out and about. London’s loveliest trees – chosen by London’s own tree officers for you to explore.…

The Great Trees of London

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

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

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!

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Sat 19 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Chelsea Fringe at the Geffrye

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

Bitter and Twisted

Sat 19 May @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Sun 20 May, 2018

The Herb Boat The Slipway, Off White Post Lane,
London, London E9 5EN United Kingdom
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“When Life Gives You Lemons, Make a Cocktail”.  Following the renaissance of  Gin, Cocktails are back! And one of their key ingredients, BITTERS, are enjoying renewed interest. At the same time “health gurus” are suggesting that re-introducing bitter herbs and foods into to our diets may be beneficial for gut health. Come along to “THE HERB BOAT”, a narrowboat that roams the waterways of England which will be moored in Hackney Wick, and explore the history of Bitters through a…

Tour de Plants

Sat 19 May @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm BST Geffrye Museum of the Home 136 Kingsland Road
London, Hackney E2 8EA United Kingdom
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Rustle up some mates and summon your petal power for a circular florambulation round east London’s greenest spots, starting and ending on the Geffrye Museum lawn in Hoxton. A free, guided hour-long cycle, just turn up and ride! Plant-themed decorating of yourself / helmet / bike is highly encouraged, and don't worry if you don't have your own bike, there will be hireable 2-wheelers there on the day, courtesy of OfO. Part of our day-long Chelsea Fringe event at the Geffrye.

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

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

Feeding Dreams: Aya Tanaka at Omved

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

Pop-up Bouquet Making Workshop

Sat 19 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST Embassy Gardens Marketing Suite Nine Elms Lane
London, London SW8 5BL United Kingdom
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EcoWorld Ballymore will be hosting a pop-up bouquet making workshop on the Embassy Gardens marketing suite roof terrace and orangery. Attendees will be able to learn a few floristry skills, whilst overlooking part of the beautifully planted linear park and new US Embassy ornamental lake. Seasonal sweet and savoury treats, all incorporating floral and botanical elements, will be available throughout the day, along with fresh juices.

Wild City

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

Town House 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom
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A hidden world of wild plants has always shared the London beneath our feet and the exhibition Wild City explores the way these plants have adapted and continue to thrive at the margins of the way we live in our cities. Based on an eight-year survey, the exhibition at Town House, Spitalfields, charts the changes to the flora of the City of London over time. The surveys originally started in the 1960s, when bombsites were still widespread, but plants that…

Let’s Grow a Pizza!

Sat 19 May @ 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.

Plants That Heal

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

Glasshouse Cafe & Bar The Courtyard, 151 Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NT United Kingdom
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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…

Art in the Garden

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

Wild Flower Art Picnic

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

Seed Bomb Dance

Sat 19 May @ 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…

Bat Safari

Sat 19 May @ 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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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…

London: 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Sun 20 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

On-line – 12 trees London, United Kingdom + Google Map

To Celebrate the first Urban Tree Festival, 18th-20th May, we asked Tree Officers in all London’s 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. The weblink is a map of the Boroughs that have contributed to the project. Click on each pin to see the trees the tree officers chose. Use TiCL App to find those trees when you’re out and about. London’s loveliest trees – chosen by London’s own tree officers for you to explore.…

The Great Trees of London

Sun 20 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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!

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Sun 20 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Bitter and Twisted

Sun 20 May @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Sun 20 May, 2018

The Herb Boat The Slipway, Off White Post Lane,
London, London E9 5EN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

“When Life Gives You Lemons, Make a Cocktail”.  Following the renaissance of  Gin, Cocktails are back! And one of their key ingredients, BITTERS, are enjoying renewed interest. At the same time “health gurus” are suggesting that re-introducing bitter herbs and foods into to our diets may be beneficial for gut health. Come along to “THE HERB BOAT”, a narrowboat that roams the waterways of England which will be moored in Hackney Wick, and explore the history of Bitters through a…

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

Sun 20 May @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
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Come and visit the walled Kitchen Garden for our first open day of the year. Have a look at our new Chiswick House Bug Hotel. Follow our Wild Beast Trail and let them share with you what's going on in the garden. Talk to our beekeeper about the care of our bees and advice on how to get started as a beekeeper. Learn about the inside of a beehive with our special observation hive. Seasonal produce and plants grown in the…

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

Sun 20 May @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

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

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  

Wild City

Sun 20 May @ 11:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Town House 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom
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A hidden world of wild plants has always shared the London beneath our feet and the exhibition Wild City explores the way these plants have adapted and continue to thrive at the margins of the way we live in our cities. Based on an eight-year survey, the exhibition at Town House, Spitalfields, charts the changes to the flora of the City of London over time. The surveys originally started in the 1960s, when bombsites were still widespread, but plants that…

Plants That Heal

Sun 20 May @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Glasshouse Cafe & Bar The Courtyard, 151 Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Fun Floral Flotilla

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

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

Incredible Edible Vauxhall Walk

Sun 20 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST Garden Museum Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace Rd
London, SE1 7LB United Kingdom
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A guided stroll through Lambeth, finding hidden food treasures along the way, including The Ragged Canteen@Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall (with a stop for herbal cocktails), a little piece of countryside at the Vauxhall City Farm and ending up in Bonnington Square - famous in the 1980's, as all the houses, awaiting demolition, were squatted. Arrive early to get free access to the Garden Museum. Booking essential here to secure a place.

London: 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Mon 21 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

On-line – 12 trees London, United Kingdom + Google Map

To Celebrate the first Urban Tree Festival, 18th-20th May, we asked Tree Officers in all London’s 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. The weblink is a map of the Boroughs that have contributed to the project. Click on each pin to see the trees the tree officers chose. Use TiCL App to find those trees when you’re out and about. London’s loveliest trees – chosen by London’s own tree officers for you to explore.…

The Great Trees of London

Mon 21 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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!

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Mon 21 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

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

Mon 21 May @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

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

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  

Wild City

Mon 21 May @ 11:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Town House 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A hidden world of wild plants has always shared the London beneath our feet and the exhibition Wild City explores the way these plants have adapted and continue to thrive at the margins of the way we live in our cities. Based on an eight-year survey, the exhibition at Town House, Spitalfields, charts the changes to the flora of the City of London over time. The surveys originally started in the 1960s, when bombsites were still widespread, but plants that…

Plants That Heal

Mon 21 May @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Glasshouse Cafe & Bar The Courtyard, 151 Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Open Afternoons in the Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden

Mon 21 May @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:30pm, repeating until Thu 24 May, 2018

Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

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

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

Harleyford Road Garden Visit

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

Visions for a Greener Future

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

London: 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Tue 22 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

On-line – 12 trees London, United Kingdom + Google Map

To Celebrate the first Urban Tree Festival, 18th-20th May, we asked Tree Officers in all London’s 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. The weblink is a map of the Boroughs that have contributed to the project. Click on each pin to see the trees the tree officers chose. Use TiCL App to find those trees when you’re out and about. London’s loveliest trees – chosen by London’s own tree officers for you to explore.…

The Great Trees of London

Tue 22 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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!

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Tue 22 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

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

Tue 22 May @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

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

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  

Wild City

Tue 22 May @ 11:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Town House 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A hidden world of wild plants has always shared the London beneath our feet and the exhibition Wild City explores the way these plants have adapted and continue to thrive at the margins of the way we live in our cities. Based on an eight-year survey, the exhibition at Town House, Spitalfields, charts the changes to the flora of the City of London over time. The surveys originally started in the 1960s, when bombsites were still widespread, but plants that…

Plants That Heal

Tue 22 May @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Glasshouse Cafe & Bar The Courtyard, 151 Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Open Afternoons in the Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden

Tue 22 May @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:30pm, repeating until Thu 24 May, 2018

Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Today’s Cornucopia!

Tue 22 May @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST The Ragged Canteen @Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall 22 Newport Street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom
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As part of the Greenhouse Effect, the Ragged Canteen is offering a Life Drawing class, working from a large scale still life with Michael Curran. A set of drawing exercises designed to loosen you up and find inner hidden talent and styles of your own. Materials provided, but bring your own if you prefer. Booking essential, limited numbers, so email here for a space.

East Walworth Green Links Inaugural Walk

Tue 22 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST Elephant Park Elephant Road
London, SE17 1LB United Kingdom
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Stretch your legs on a summer evening and join us for the first ever Green Links walk from Elephant Park to Burgess Park. We’ll be exploring the nature and history of this connected mix of green spaces in Walworth. You’ll get to meet and chat to the designers, the community gardeners and champions of these diverse areas – spaces ranging in age, size and use– as we journey through Victory Community Park, Nursery Row Park, Salisbury Row Park and Surrey…

SEED: the Untold Story

Tue 22 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST Studio RCA 1 Hester Road
London, SW11 4AN United Kingdom
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Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story,…

London: 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Wed 23 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

On-line – 12 trees London, United Kingdom + Google Map

To Celebrate the first Urban Tree Festival, 18th-20th May, we asked Tree Officers in all London’s 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. The weblink is a map of the Boroughs that have contributed to the project. Click on each pin to see the trees the tree officers chose. Use TiCL App to find those trees when you’re out and about. London’s loveliest trees – chosen by London’s own tree officers for you to explore.…

The Great Trees of London

Wed 23 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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!

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Wed 23 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
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Paddington Central is delighted to announce its newest arrival, The Floating Meadow and Chill Garden – converting the boat named ‘Paddington Pioneer’ into a floating floral oasis adorned in wildflowers and grasses. The Floating Meadow offers a series of green-fingered pop ups, workshops and talks throughout spring, and is a must-visit urban sanctuary this season. Clifton Nurseries, based in Little Venice, have decked the boat with a lively and vivacious display of seasonal plants. Docked on Grand Union Canal, local workers and residents will…

Taking Botanical Photos with your phone

Wed 23 May @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm BST The Jetty Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Come and learn how to take photos of plants with your phone inside 7 polytunnels side by side in a Tropical Jungle on the River Thames. We will go through framing, lighting and editing! All welcome, wheelchair accessible The café will be open selling food using vegetables grown on site. Please book for this event as places are limited.

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

Wed 23 May @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

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

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  

Wild City

Wed 23 May @ 11:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Town House 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom
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A hidden world of wild plants has always shared the London beneath our feet and the exhibition Wild City explores the way these plants have adapted and continue to thrive at the margins of the way we live in our cities. Based on an eight-year survey, the exhibition at Town House, Spitalfields, charts the changes to the flora of the City of London over time. The surveys originally started in the 1960s, when bombsites were still widespread, but plants that…

Plants That Heal

Wed 23 May @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Glasshouse Cafe & Bar The Courtyard, 151 Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Open Afternoons in the Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden

Wed 23 May @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 12:30pm, repeating until Thu 24 May, 2018

Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
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Our walled kitchen garden will be open for extra afternoons this week. Please come and enjoy a look around and see what seasonal produce is for sale. Come and see our new Chiswick House Bug Hotel or follow our Wild Beast Trail and let them share with you what's going on in the garden.

Vegetable Protest Printmaking Class

Wed 23 May @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST The Ragged Canteen @ Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall 22 Newport Street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom
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As part of the Greenhouse Effect, the Ragged Canteen @ Beaconsfield Gallery, Vauxhall is offering a creative workshop. Vegetable Protest Printmaking Class: making pauper potato prints with slogans of ethically and seasonal cries of protest for today's food industry. Materials provided. Booking is essential and places are limited, so email to book your place theraggedcanteenkitchen@gmail.com

Edible Avenue SW8 – Urban Gardeners’ Panel

Wed 23 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST R.O.S.E. Community Clubroom Ascalon Street, Battersea
London, SW8 4DL United Kingdom
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Hear from local urban food growers about what grows well in our London gardens. Hosted by Edible Avenue SW8 - an initiative to improve the local area through greening, funded by VINCI St Modwen as part of its Cultural Strategy for Nine Elms on the Southbank

London: 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Thu 24 May
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

On-line – 12 trees London, United Kingdom + Google Map

To Celebrate the first Urban Tree Festival, 18th-20th May, we asked Tree Officers in all London’s 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. The weblink is a map of the Boroughs that have contributed to the project. Click on each pin to see the trees the tree officers chose. Use TiCL App to find those trees when you’re out and about. London’s loveliest trees – chosen by London’s own tree officers for you to explore.…

The Great Trees of London

Thu 24 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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!

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Thu 24 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

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

Thu 24 May @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

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

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  

Wild City

Thu 24 May @ 11:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Town House 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A hidden world of wild plants has always shared the London beneath our feet and the exhibition Wild City explores the way these plants have adapted and continue to thrive at the margins of the way we live in our cities. Based on an eight-year survey, the exhibition at Town House, Spitalfields, charts the changes to the flora of the City of London over time. The surveys originally started in the 1960s, when bombsites were still widespread, but plants that…

Plants That Heal

Thu 24 May @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Glasshouse Cafe & Bar The Courtyard, 151 Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Open Afternoons in the Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden

Thu 24 May @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:30pm, repeating until Thu 24 May, 2018

Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden Chiswick
London, W4 2QN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Kennington Art Class with Seb Patane

Thu 24 May @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST Ragged Canteen @ Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall 22 Newport Street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom
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As part of the Greenhouse Effect, the Ragged Canteen @ Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall is offering a creative workshop. Seb Patane will bring his Kennington Art class of individual expression and experimentation within a supportive, relaxed and colloquial atmosphere. The focus as always is on drawing and collage but here with a botanical theme. Materials provided, but please feel free to bring your own. Booking is essential and places are limited, so email to book theraggedcanteenkitchen@gmail.com

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

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

London: 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Fri 25 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

On-line – 12 trees London, United Kingdom + Google Map

To Celebrate the first Urban Tree Festival, 18th-20th May, we asked Tree Officers in all London’s 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. The weblink is a map of the Boroughs that have contributed to the project. Click on each pin to see the trees the tree officers chose. Use TiCL App to find those trees when you’re out and about. London’s loveliest trees – chosen by London’s own tree officers for you to explore.…

The Great Trees of London

Fri 25 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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!

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Fri 25 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

A hive of activity at buzzing Borough Market

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

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

Fri 25 May @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

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

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  

Plants play music

Fri 25 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

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

Wild City

Fri 25 May @ 11:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Town House 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A hidden world of wild plants has always shared the London beneath our feet and the exhibition Wild City explores the way these plants have adapted and continue to thrive at the margins of the way we live in our cities. Based on an eight-year survey, the exhibition at Town House, Spitalfields, charts the changes to the flora of the City of London over time. The surveys originally started in the 1960s, when bombsites were still widespread, but plants that…

Plants That Heal

Fri 25 May @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Glasshouse Cafe & Bar The Courtyard, 151 Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Creativity Workshop

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

London: 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Sat 26 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

On-line – 12 trees London, United Kingdom + Google Map

To Celebrate the first Urban Tree Festival, 18th-20th May, we asked Tree Officers in all London’s 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. The weblink is a map of the Boroughs that have contributed to the project. Click on each pin to see the trees the tree officers chose. Use TiCL App to find those trees when you’re out and about. London’s loveliest trees – chosen by London’s own tree officers for you to explore.…

The Great Trees of London

Sat 26 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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!

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Sat 26 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

The Magic of Herbs

Sat 26 May @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

The Herb Boat The Slipway, Off White Post Lane,
London, London E9 5EN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

“Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it” (Roald Dahl). Come along to THE HERB BOAT, a trading narrowboat that roams the waterways of England, moored at Hackney Wick, and enjoy a small (it's on a boat!!) display about the Magic of Herbs. Discover a bit of the history of Herbal Magic; see some of the plants, roots, barks, leaves, resins and flowers and find out some of the ways they can be used. For a small charge…

Walthamstow Street Gardeners – a guided stroll around some buzzing streets

Sat 26 May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST Brown’s Green Browns Road, Hoe Street
London, E17 4RZ United Kingdom
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Come and join us for a tour of street and community gardens in Walthamstow!  This area is packed with fascinating sites where residents have taken greening the streets into their own hands - creating wildflower verges, rose gardens, pocket parks, street-planters, community food-growing plots (with pizza oven!) and even adopted gravestones. Every site comes with its own set of challenges and highlights, and gardeners from each project will be on-hand to answer questions and talk about what they've learnt along…

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

Sat 26 May @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

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

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  

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

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

Roof Garden Fun Day

Sat 26 May @ 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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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.

Plants play music

Sat 26 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

Bethnal Green Nature Reserve Middleton Street, Bethnal Green, E2, London
London, Tower Hamlets E2 9RR United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Wild City

Sat 26 May @ 11:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Town House 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A hidden world of wild plants has always shared the London beneath our feet and the exhibition Wild City explores the way these plants have adapted and continue to thrive at the margins of the way we live in our cities. Based on an eight-year survey, the exhibition at Town House, Spitalfields, charts the changes to the flora of the City of London over time. The surveys originally started in the 1960s, when bombsites were still widespread, but plants that…

Below the Blossom…

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

Tasseography (Future Tea)

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

Plants That Heal

Sat 26 May @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Glasshouse Cafe & Bar The Courtyard, 151 Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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…

Flowerful Elephant

Sat 26 May @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST Elephant Park Elephant Road
London, SE17 1LB United Kingdom
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Join us in Elephant & Castle’s newest park space as we kick off summer with a neighbourhood green gathering! The culmination of a Chelsea Fringe week of talk and walks in the area, this fun-filled family day will celebrate all things growing, health and wellbeing and flowerful in our special pocket of London. Don’t miss performances, stalls, games workshops and classes led by a number local organisations.

How to best grow vegetables on a windowsill

Sat 26 May @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST The Jetty Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Come and learn how to best grow vegetables on a windowsill while enjoying being inside 7 polytunnels side by side in a Tropical Jungle on the River Thames. Bring a container of your choice that can be up-cycled and transformed into a lovely growing container for your house. You will be able to line it and take some seeds home to grow in it. We can provide you with examples of containers to take home if you don't have any.…

We Are All Wolves

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

Feeding Dreams: Bushwood Ensemble

Sat 26 May @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST Omved Gardens Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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An up close encounter with the Bushwood Ensemble at Chelsea Fringe 2017, left us, at Omved Gardens, eagerly awaiting their return. We are delighted to be able to welcome them back. We are sure you will be riveted too. Seating in the Glasshouse is limited with more outside under a canopy of trees. Seating will be on a first come basis.

London: 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Sun 27 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

On-line – 12 trees London, United Kingdom + Google Map

To Celebrate the first Urban Tree Festival, 18th-20th May, we asked Tree Officers in all London’s 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. The weblink is a map of the Boroughs that have contributed to the project. Click on each pin to see the trees the tree officers chose. Use TiCL App to find those trees when you’re out and about. London’s loveliest trees – chosen by London’s own tree officers for you to explore.…

The Great Trees of London

Sun 27 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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!

The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Sun 27 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Paddington Basin 1A Sheldon Square, Paddington,
London, W2 6PY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

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

Cranbrook Goes Nuts in May

Sun 27 May @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST Cranbrook High Street High Street
Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3EE United Kingdom
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Join us and celebrate anything and everything that grows and what you can do with it – dead or alive! Come to this beautiful market town in Kent where the High Street will be closed to traffic, decorated with huge butterflies and open to all kinds of garden-related jollity î First 50 families to arrive get a free goodie bag and it is a goodie! demonstrations include willow weaving, big-time spray can art, floral artists activities make a garden in…

The Magic of Herbs

Sun 27 May @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

The Herb Boat The Slipway, Off White Post Lane,
London, London E9 5EN United Kingdom
+ Google Map

“Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it” (Roald Dahl). Come along to THE HERB BOAT, a trading narrowboat that roams the waterways of England, moored at Hackney Wick, and enjoy a small (it's on a boat!!) display about the Magic of Herbs. Discover a bit of the history of Herbal Magic; see some of the plants, roots, barks, leaves, resins and flowers and find out some of the ways they can be used. For a small charge…

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

Sun 27 May @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, 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  

Wild City

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

Town House 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom
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A hidden world of wild plants has always shared the London beneath our feet and the exhibition Wild City explores the way these plants have adapted and continue to thrive at the margins of the way we live in our cities. Based on an eight-year survey, the exhibition at Town House, Spitalfields, charts the changes to the flora of the City of London over time. The surveys originally started in the 1960s, when bombsites were still widespread, but plants that…

The Not so Secret Language of Flowers

Sun 27 May @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST pump house pavilion Battersea Park
London, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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During Victorian times floriography (the language of flowers) was used as a means of coded communication, allowing people to express feelings which otherwise could not be spoken. In this workshop, make flower prints on postcards which you can send as special messages to your friends, family or enemies. You might want to declare your love, you might also want to tell your flatmate to take out the bin. In any case, come and invent a new flower language with us…

Plants That Heal

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

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