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Forest

Sat 19 May @ 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.

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…

Urban Tree Festival: Haiku in Queen’s Wood

Sun 20 May @ 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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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…

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,…

‘Common Salt’ with Bites, Beverages and Botany

Thu 24 May @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road
London, Greater London SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
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The SLBI is combining an Open Garden Evening with a theatrical event and delicious refreshments.  The Open Garden is free, whilst there is an admission for 'Common Salt'  -  Booking essential - here. 'Common Salt is a performance around a table - a 'show and tell’ by artists Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer - see here. It explores the colonial, geographical history of England and India taking an expansive and emotional time-travel, from the first Enclosure Act and the start…

Gorgeous: Poetry and Art

Thu 24 May @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery 2a Conway st
London, W1T 6BA United Kingdom
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The Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery on Conway Street will be hosting award-winning poet Edward Barker for an evening of poetry-reading through the ages on Thursday 24 May 2017, 6.00 – 7.30 pm. Starting with Horace's view of the orchard, Barker will be drawing from a body of garden poetry across the ages. The reading will be held amidst the work of two portrait artists: Dutch artist Barbara Hoogeweegen and Madrid-based María Torroba. Hoogeweegen’s mark-making is gestural and painterly, her colour…

Tunes and Trees

Thu 24 May @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST Jealotts Hill Community Landshare Wellers Lane, at the jnct of Penfurzen Lane
Warfield, Berkshire RG42 6BQ United Kingdom
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A relaxed evening of musical acoustic rock and electric folk entertainment from the Oakhart trio with a tree themed quiz, in an outdoor landscaped setting. Do you know your Oak from a Hazel? Think you could identify between varieties and their leaves? Come and test your knowledge with a quiz. Teams formed on the evening as guests arrive. Within the 6.5 acre landshare grounds, up to 40 people will be joining this event. The numbers are limited this evening so…

Demain – a filmshow

Thu 24 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST Studio RCA 1 Hester Road
London, SW11 4AN United Kingdom
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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.

Plants play music

Fri 25 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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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…

Plants play music

Sat 26 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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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…

Nepalese Cultural Dancing

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

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.

Feeding Dreams: Kadialy Kouyate, singer songwriter plays the Kora

Sun 27 May @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm BST Omved Gardens Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Kadialy Kouyate is a musician, a singer songwriter inspired by the West African Griot repertoire. Born into the great line of Kouyate Griot in Southern Senegal, Kadialy’s mesmerising kora playing and singing style have been appreciated in many prestigious venues as both a soloist and in different ensembles. We are very excited to hear Kadialy play at Omved Gardens.

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