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June 2017

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 Art of the Park

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 – Greenwich Park, Greenwich
London, SE10 8Xj United Kingdom
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Free

Celebrating the first Urban Tree Festival 18th–20th May Artist, Xanthe Mosley, has drawn a picture every day of Greenwich Park – its trees, statues & places of interest. She has mapped these drawings – now, using TiCL App, you can explore the Park and find the views she drew. The weblink is a map of the drawings and TiCL App helps you navigate the park and find the viewpoints she drew. See and explore the park through an artist’s eyes…

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London: 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

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

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

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.…

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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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Moments of Reflection

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

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

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

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Geraniums at the Door

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 7:00 am BST
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

The Zetter Townhouse, The Zetter Townhouse, 49-50 St John's Square
London, EC1V 4JJ United Kingdom
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‘Geraniums at the Door’ will celebrate the iconic entrance of The Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell, a boutique hotel with one of the most photographed doorways in London -  festooned with over 200 geraniums in deepest burgundy to palest pink. The installation, co-designed by award winning garden designers, Claudia de Yong and Indoor Garden Design, will celebrate geraniums, the ubiquitous city bloom, garlanding the ironwork high above the doorway and stretching down to ground level in a burst of vivid colour. …

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Patmore Sundial Gardens

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Patmore Estate, Battersea
London, SW8 4JH United Kingdom
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Free

Attuned to the position of the sun in May, Urban Canopy are creating a human-powered floral sundial on the Patmore Estate and a series of interlinked flowerbeds that reflect on the garden at different times of the day. Residents and visitors to the estate are invited to stand at the centre of the sundial and follow the shadow cast by their body, and a trail of coloured plants, to the morning, afternoon or evening garden. Here they can collect plants…

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The Floating Meadow at Paddington Central

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

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

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

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Botanical Sculpture Trail at Walthamstow Wetlands

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

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

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

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Chelsea Fringe at the Geffrye

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

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Bitter and Twisted

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

“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…

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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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Tour de Plants

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 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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Free

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.

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Round and round the garden – like a teddy bear?

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

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

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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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Pop-up Bouquet Making Workshop

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Embassy Gardens Marketing Suite, Nine Elms Lane
London, London SW8 5BL United Kingdom
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Free

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.

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Family friendly garden activities

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

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

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Digitalis – Jardiniere 2018

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

One event on Thu 24 May, 2018 at 11:00 am

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
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Free

Digitalis - An exhibition exploring past and present. Old fashioned cottage garden plants, traditional craft and fine art contrast with modern reprographics. Continuity and resilience in nature inspire an emporium of planted jardinières, industrial plant supports and soft textiles. Botanical drawings, paintings, sculptures and digital prints juxtapose, reflected by the setting: The House Mill; an eighteenth century tidal mill, surviving more than three hundred years of change in East London.

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Roses: tea tasting and posy making

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
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One event on Tue 22 May, 2018 at 7:00 pm

My Cup of Tea, My cup of tea, 5 Denman Place
London, W1D 7AH United Kingdom
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£30

At our unique rose workshop in Soho, taste a wonderful selection of My Cup of Tea's finest rose-scented teas and herbal tisanes. Discover more about where the teas and tisanes come from, how they are grown and harvested, and about their journey from plant to cup. Make your own posy of roses with guidance from The Real Flower Company, while learning about their flower farm and how they grow their roses. This workshop is held in collaboration with backyardlondon

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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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Wild City

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

Town House, 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom
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Free

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…

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Let’s Grow a Pizza!

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston School, 55 Rutland Rd,
London, Greater London E9 7JS United Kingdom
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Free

Annual open garden at Lauriston Primary School this year with added pizza! We'll be weaving a giant bed of willow to plant up our tomatoes, potting up basil seedlings and sowing giant sunflowers as part of our annual competition. Free art and craft workshops will be running throughout the day. There will be a lemonade stand, beer bar and mobile pizza oven.  If you like you can take a walk in the orchard and talk to our school chickens.

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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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Art in the Garden

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Calthorpe Project, 258-274 Grays Inn Road
London, London WC1X 8LH United Kingdom
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Free

Enjoy the opportunity to try your hand at a number of art techniques in the garden.  Alongside our beautiful displays of flowers, herbs and vegetables, we will have 2 potter’s wheels for visitors to learn to throw a pot. Our garden will showcase exhibits by students from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art & Design as well as ceramics students from Working Men’s College.  There will be arts workshops for children with 1A Arts Centre and Calthorpe Project. Our café…

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Farm in the Park

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

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

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Urban Tree Festival: Haiku in a Japanese Garden

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm BST
‘Cafe on the Rye’. SE15 3UA, Within Peckham Rye Park
London, SE15 3UA United Kingdom
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£10

Part of the first ever Urban Tree Festival join us to write and recite poetry in a stylised garden Haiku in a Japanese Garden - a creative writing walkshop  Meet outside the 'Cafe on the Rye'. SE15 3UA (within Peckham Rye Park). Haiku on the Rye 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…

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John Evelyn – Kalendarium Hortense – a 17th Century Garden Almanac

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

John Evelyn Community Garden, Windlass Place, Deptford,
London, SE8 3QH United Kingdom
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Deptford, Southeast London was home to one of England's greatest horticulturists John Evelyn. At the John Evelyn Community Garden, we will be sowing edible plants he grew in his ‘Olitory-Garden’ or as we would say kitchen garden. Taking inspiration from John Evelyn's garden at Sayes Court we will be creating a parterre bed over the next two years that incorporates both edible and decorative plants he cultivated in his garden. During the afternoons activities we will be discussing the origins…

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Wild Flower Art Picnic

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Eden Community Garden, Matrimony Place,
London, SW4 0DX United Kingdom
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Free

Bring a blanket, food, family and friends and join the Eden Garden team and local artists from WildCity to picnic whilst creating art works inspired by the garden and wild flowers. Add your creations to the evolving WILD GARDEN GALLERY and enjoy creating artworks in the great outdoors. This is a free community event and everyone is welcome

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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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Urban Tree Festival: Urban Tree Talk

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm BST
Waterloo Creative Studios, Old Paradise Yard, 20 Crlisle Lane
London,, SE1 7LG United Kingdom
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Free

We are celebrating Urban Trees through an Urban Tree Festival over the weekend of the 18-20 May 2018. Urban Tree Talk is an opportunity for people who have supported the Festival, as well as those working in encouraging, planting and in urban tree husbandry, to come together and share their enthusiasms.  A "show and tell" of their experience, knowledge and stories and their aspirations about urban trees. The Urban Tree Festival wouldn't have happened without the tremendous support from more…

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Manor Farm Nature Space – Cultivating Communities

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
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One event on Sun 27 May, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on Sun 27 May, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Manor Farm Nature Space, Manor Farm Road
London, Greater London SW16 4JT United Kingdom
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Free

At Manor Farm Nature Space in Norbury we’re passionate about urban green space. We’re lucky to have been chosen to receive wildflower seed kits from Kew Garden’s national outreach initiative – ‘Grow Wild’. This will help us connect our local community in our shared initiative to brighten up our local area by sowing wildflower seeds in an unloved space here in Norbury. We’ll bring colour to the space and inspire passion for an area that is normally walked through and…

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

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

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

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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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The Inner Temple presents ‘The Great Garden Fête’

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Inner Temple Garden, The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
London, Greater London EC4Y 7HL United Kingdom
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Free

Once again the historic Inner Temple Garden will be opening its gates for the Chelsea Fringe festival. This year the Inner Temple presents ‘The Great Garden Fête’- a fun day of games, competitions and sheep! This classic English garden will be bringing a taste of the countryside to the heart of the city, with our friends from Spitalfields City Farm bringing some of their resident sheep and miniature donkeys to festivities. For those people who enjoy  baking or making things,…

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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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Free

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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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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Shakespeare at 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

Battersea Park SW11 4NJ United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Here at Thrive Battersea Park we love our herbs and plants, we think Shakespeare did too, given the number of times they’re mentioned in his world-famous volume of work. That’s why we’re highlighting the connection between ‘the borage and the bard’ in our Gardens with quotes from his plays highlighting the plants used. Collect your Shakespeare leaflet from either the Main Garden or Herb Garden before you explore and enjoy our gardens, the plants and quotes.  See map to the…

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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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Sun Prints and Cyanotype Workshop

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 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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£15

Sunprints or cyanotypes use a simple photographic print process to create attractive ‘blueprints’. They are synonymous with 19th century botanist Anna Atkins who first put the technique to artistic use, producing vivid negative images as illustrations for her book on flowering plants and ferns. In this workshop you will learn about the background to this historic photographic process and the methodology behind it before collecting materials from the garden and using them to create your own compositions to expose outdoors…

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Incredible Edible Vauxhall Walk

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

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

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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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The gentle art of salad making

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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£10

Chef Tai will be hosting a Master Class in the gentle art of salad making at the Jetty in Greenwich Peninsula. A perfect follow on from Urban growth’s session on how to grow salad and herbs at home, this is a chance to harvest produce grown here on the Jetty and transform it into exciting dishes to impress family and guests alike. From sourcing the best fresh ingredients to combining unusual flavours and textures, Tai will proves that eating salad…

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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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Natural Selection: Jane Hammond disrupts the tradition of still life with her new botanical collages

Mon 21 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Fri 25 May, 2018

Lyndsey Ingram, 20 Bourdon Street,
London,, W1K 3PL United Kingdom
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Lyndsey Ingram is proud to present the first London solo show of botanical collages by American artist, Jane Hammond (b. 1950), who combines printmaking techniques with painting, photography, found objects and digital elements to create one-of-a-kind large-scale collages that explore the infinite complexity of the natural and man-made worlds. Timed to coincide with the Chelsea Flower Show and the Chelsea Fringe Festival, this exhibition of new work showcases Hammond’s modern and disruptive approach to the historic tradition of botanical prints and…

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Open Afternoons in the Chiswick House Walled Kitchen Garden

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

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

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

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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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Plant It Up – Scale Rule’s Next Generation Design Pavilion

Mon 21 May, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST
Saint James Church, Saint James Church, Clerkenwell Close
London, London EC1R 0EA United Kingdom
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Free

Scale Rule’s Next Generation Design Pavilion returns to Clerkenwell Design Week this year. The winning concept, ‘5 Sense’ responded to the theme of sustainability by proposing a sensitive metaphor: layers representing past, present and future will create a kaleidoscopic oculus, inviting visitors to take a moment to direct their eyes up and become more aware of key natural elements around them. Located in St. James’ Churchyard, the pavilion will create a new focal point, realising a design conceived by GCSE students…

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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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Symbiosis

Tue 22 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
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Every day 22-27 May 1-7pm; except 24 May 6-9pm
Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road
London, Greater London E2 7DG United Kingdom
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Free

Espacio gallery is again showing the work of 18 artists, in its sixth exhibition on the Chelsea Fringe trail.  Paintings, sculptures, original prints, textiles, assemblages  - All the work will be to do with nature, growth, decay - contrasting organic forms and structures.

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Today’s Cornucopia!

Tue 22 May, 2018 @ 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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Free

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.

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East Walworth Green Links Inaugural Walk

Tue 22 May, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Elephant Park, Elephant Road
London, SE17 1LB United Kingdom
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Free

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…

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SEED: the Untold Story

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

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

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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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Taking Botanical Photos with your phone

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Free

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.

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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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Create Tea Making Containers @ The Bridge

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm BST
The Bridge Gym, The Bridge Gym, 73-81 Southwark Bridge Rd
London, SE1 0NQ United Kingdom
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Free

We are going to be plant up some containers with plants that can be used for tea. This is to encourage people to look beyond aesthetics of plants and focus on their medicinal uses. No gardening experience is needed. All tools are provided. Spaces are limited. So please inform us if you need to cancel. Please rsvp via email gs@betterbankside.co.uk here  

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Treblemakers in St. Luke’s Gardens

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST
St Luke’s Church Gardens, St Luke's Gardens, Sydney Street
London, SW3 6NH United Kingdom
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Free

Join the Treblemakers in St. Luke's Gardens, Chelsea.  It promises to be a wonderful performance of 'a capella' harmony with a repertoire spanning the years and including music from Stage& Screen, Pop & Motown, Ballads & Folk Songs and Golden Oldies! We look forward to seeing you there!

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Vegetable Protest Printmaking Class

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 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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Free

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

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Edible Avenue SW8 – Urban Gardeners’ Panel

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 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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Free

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

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Vegan cookery from around the world

Wed 23 May, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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£21.55

In the past decade, the number of Britons following a vegan diet has risen by a whopping 350%. A healthy, environmentally-conscious and cruelty-free lifestyle choice, it's signalled the biggest change in our eating habits in a long, long time. Whether you're already embedded in the vegan way of life, you're contemplating a change or you just fancy a night off the meat, on May 23rd chef Taimur Khan will be taking you through a culinary extravaganza of plant-based food from…

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Transformation

Thu 24 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

Gallery H, Willow House, Dragonfly Place, Brockley.
London, SE4 2FJ United Kingdom
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What was once, is not a promise of what might be. This is the first exhibition to be held at the new Gallery H in Brockley. In this opening show, three artists are exploring the effects of the passage of time on nature. Benjamin Rice is exhibiting two photography projects: epic sized, exquisitely detailed prints exploring nature’s incremental repossession of dry stone walls: and equally large images studying the annual transformation of an urban Wild Cherry Tree through the seasons.…

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Kennington Art Class with Seb Patane

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Ragged Canteen @ Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, 22 Newport Street
London, SE11 6AY United Kingdom
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Free

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

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Elkstone Road Garden Oasis: An urban community garden in North Kensington

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Elkstone Road Garden Oasis, Elkstone Road Garden Oasis
London, W10 5YG United Kingdom
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The Elkstone Road Garden, at the foot of Trellick Tower, has been an unloved patch, misused over the years, but that’s all about to change. In collaboration with RBKC community gardening team, this pilot project aims to provide a space for people who live locally to enjoy, grow and teach about food, develop natural wildlife, and learn more about how we use plants to heal ourselves. This is for the community, supported by our experts here at Chelsea Physic Garden. We can’t wait for Elkstone Road Garden Oasis to bloom…

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‘Common Salt’ with Bites, Beverages and Botany

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 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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£10

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…

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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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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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Symbiosis

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road
London, Greater London E2 7DG United Kingdom
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Free

Espacio gallery is again showing the work of 18 artists, in its sixth exhibition on the Chelsea Fringe trail.  Paintings, sculptures, original prints, textiles, assemblages  - All the work will be to do with nature, growth, decay - contrasting organic forms and structures.

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Gorgeous: Poetry and Art

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 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…

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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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An Evening Flower Workshop in the Rookery Garden, Streatham Common

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
The Rookery, The Rookery
London, SW16 3BX United Kingdom
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£40.00

An evening spent under a bower in the beautiful Rookery Garden, with a glass of Pimms or an Elderflower Mocktail. Learn how to condition and make a table arrangement (foam free) using British grown flowers and celebrate all that is in season at this time of year. Please book your place 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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A hive of activity at buzzing Borough Market

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

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Plants play music

Fri 25 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 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…

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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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Discussion: Urban gardening as a means of social change

Fri 25 May, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Studio RCA, StudioRCA, Riverlight Tower 1, 1 Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane,
London, SW8 5AU United Kingdom
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Discussion between Kate Metcalf of WEN (Women's Environmental Network) and philosopher Sara Lowe around urban gardening as a way of creating awareness of our surroundings and bringing about social change Kate is Co-Director at Women’s Environmental Network (WEN). WEN is the only UK charity working on issues that link women, health and the environment. Kate has 20 years' experience delivering participatory training, developing community networks, project management and campaigning. She has worked in international development organisations promoting gender equality in…

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The Magic of Herbs

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

The Herb Boat, The Slipway, Off White Post Lane,
London, London E9 5EN United Kingdom
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“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…

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Walthamstow Street Gardeners – a guided stroll around some buzzing streets

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 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…

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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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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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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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MULTI-CULTI-vation

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Clair’s Garden, 184A Dalston Lane
London, E8 1LA United Kingdom
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Join top chef Aidan Brooks (Eleven98) and community gardener/professional host Clair Battaglino (KEENTOGREEN) in an all day event that explores the "cultural roots" of some commonly grown edible plants. Visit Clair's garden in Hackney to learn more and see how she has transformed her very urban, Dalston garden into a productive yet attractive growing space. There will be tasting sessions throughout the day, giving you the opportunity to savour some traditional and innovative dishes and chat with Clair & Aidan…

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Daubeney Garden Show

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Daubeney Road, Hackney E5 0EQ, Daubeney Road
Hackney, LONDON E5 0EQ United Kingdom
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Clapton Park Open Day, Homerton, Hackney. See how a Hackney neighbourhood is making its streets 10 x greener. Start at the Sparrowhawk newly painted on the wall of a house on Daubeney Road E5. Walk down the street past the street planting residents have done for a Friends of the Earth project. Stop at the end of the street and listen to how local people built a community garden there on a derelict car park. Spot the 40 year old…

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

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Flowerful Elephant

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Elephant Park, Elephant Road
London, SE17 1LB United Kingdom
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Join us in Elephant & Castle’s newest park space as we kick off summer with a neighbourhood green gathering! The culmination of a Chelsea Fringe week of talk and walks in the area, this fun-filled family day will celebrate all things growing, health and wellbeing and flowerful in our special pocket of London. Don’t miss performances, stalls, games workshops and classes led by a number local organisations.

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How to best grow vegetables on a windowsill

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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Come and learn how to best grow vegetables on a windowsill while enjoying being inside 7 polytunnels side by side in a Tropical Jungle on the River Thames. Bring a container of your choice that can be up-cycled and transformed into a lovely growing container for your house. You will be able to line it and take some seeds home to grow in it. We can provide you with examples of containers to take home if you don't have any.…

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Paper Poppies

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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Paper Poppies Installation - Horniman Museum.  Hundreds of delicate handmade paper poppies, made by all children of all ages  from Horniman Primary School. Come along and enjoy our paper poppies installation, learn how to make your own wild paper poppy to take home, or add to surrounding area, guerrilla style

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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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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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Feeding Dreams: Bushwood Ensemble

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 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.

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Street Trees: The Urban Arboretum

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

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

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Guerrilla Gardening Goes POSH!

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

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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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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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Fun with Frolicking Fairies

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm BST
Worlds End Estate community kitchen garden, Worlds End Estate
London, SW10 OEG United Kingdom
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A day of family focused activities inspired by flower fairy books of the 1920s. There will be fairy and elf trails around the garden and a chance to explore the wildlife that lives there. Learn how to construct a bug hotel to take away, make a fruit & vegetable ‘beast’ and find out more about the plants and flowers growing in the community kitchen garden at Worlds End. Twitter

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The Not so Secret Language of Flowers

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
pump house pavilion, Battersea Park
London, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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During Victorian times floriography (the language of flowers) was used as a means of coded communication, allowing people to express feelings which otherwise could not be spoken. In this workshop, make flower prints on postcards which you can send as special messages to your friends, family or enemies. You might want to declare your love, you might also want to tell your flatmate to take out the bin. In any case, come and invent a new flower language with us…

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Botanical Badges: Printing Workshop with Linda Florence

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Nine Elms Pavilion, Riverside Walk
London, SW11 United Kingdom
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Join us for a fun-filled and creative afternoon printing textile badges based on local plant life. This workshop is suitable for the whole family and will give you the opportunity to design and print using a specialist dye process to create a uniquely patterned souvenir. The workshop will be run by designer Linda Florence who designed and printed the patterns on the newly installed pavilion by architects Studio Weave on the Thames river walkway.

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Colouring in the Place

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Bow Arts, Bow Arts Trust, 183 Bow Road
London, E3 2SJ United Kingdom
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Colouring in Place is a natural dye and quilting workshop where the public gets to help make a map of the greenery of East London while trying out these textile techniques. Everyone is welcome to come along on the day and share your stories of any local plants, trees or green spaces that you notice or appreciate in East London. We'll be turning some of these into natural dyes and adding them to a community quilt map of the natural…

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Feeding Dreams: Kadialy Kouyate, singer songwriter plays the Kora

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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Kadialy Kouyate is a musician, a singer songwriter inspired by the West African Griot repertoire. Born into the great line of Kouyate Griot in Southern Senegal, Kadialy’s mesmerising kora playing and singing style have been appreciated in many prestigious venues as both a soloist and in different ensembles. We are very excited to hear Kadialy play at Omved Gardens.

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May 2019

London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

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

We asked London's Tree Officers in all 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. Now you can see their choices online and find your nearest tree when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

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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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Green Your Commute

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

Transport for London (TFL) has identified 50 Central London journeys between stations that could be quicker to walk than take the tube We've created a digital map and App of those journeys and have added some features to them such as interesting trees, gardens and squares to make your walk greener and more pleasurable. You can find all these journeys on TiCL app in the 'Green Your Commute' Headline in the Category 'Transport' …. and do use TiCL app to…

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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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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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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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Hydrologic

Sat 18 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
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For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

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Urban Tree Festival: Explore the Urban Forest: Angel to Old Street

Sat 18 May @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am BST
Angel tube station, Upper Street
London, N1 8XX United Kingdom
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£4 – £8

Part of London's 2019 Urban Tree Festival, made possible by city-greening charity Trees for Cities. We are delighted to welcome Paul Wood, author of "London Street Trees" and "London is a Forest" to lead a 2 hour walkshop to Explore the Urban Forest. Soaring planes and rare exotic trees feature on this walk around the backstreets of Islington and Shoreditch. Starting at Angel tube station, we criss-cross City Road and weave our way between the boroughs of Islington and Hackney where quite…

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Woodland Magic and Forest Fun – Horsenden Hill

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

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The urban forest and the tree officers who manage it

Sat 18 May @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm BST
Southwark Underground station, Blackfriars Road
London, SE1 8JZ United Kingdom
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£4 – £8

Part of the Urban Tree Festival, we are delighted to welcome John Parker, tree officer at Transport for London, and executive board member of the London Tree Officers’ Association. This walk will explore some of the streets around Southwark. John Parker will be looking at trees and other green infrastructure in the area and describing the environmental, economic and social benefits that trees bring to London. The crucial role of London's tree officers and managers will also be examined; the…

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

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Thrive Selfie Trail

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

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

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
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"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

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From This Land at Thrown

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
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A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

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Back to the Future

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Hackney CVS, 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3AZ United Kingdom
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Mushroom Growing in a (possibly) Post-Brexit Britain. Stressed about sourcing edible fungi if the UK leaves the EU?  Worried about where your wine caps will come from? Scared the price of shitake will mushroom? Then grow your own! Darren Springer horticulture tutor & keen mushroom grower will be working alongside participants to create a mushroom growing area at Rainbow Grow’s Dalston base. He will be facilitating 2 free “HOW TO” sessions at 12 & 2pm. Join us for a FUNgi…

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A Botanist Takes to Paint

Sat 18 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
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An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

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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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Wild Singing at Nunhead Cemetery Open Day

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

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

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Trees and more on a stroll through three of Bloomsbury’s squares

Sat 18 May @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until Sun 19 May, 2019

Mecklenburgh Square, Mecklenburgh Square
London, WC1N 2AD United Kingdom
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£4 – £8

Camden Tour Guides Association in conjunction with The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens are proposing walks from Mecklenburgh Square via Brunswick Square to Russell Square looking at their historical development. Now dominated by fine London Planes there are many others of interest which may easily be overlooked. The walk will take place on both the Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May at 11:30am and start half way along the east side of Mecklenburgh Square by the entrance to the…

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Art in an urban oasis

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Calthorpe Project, 258-274 Grays Inn Road
London, London WC1X 8LH United Kingdom
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Enjoy music, food, cocktails & art in the Calthorpe Project Garden. Take a tour of our closed loop system: food growing > consumption > composting > food growing. We'll be working with students from Central St Martins College of Art and Design - check here for up-to-date information. Our café uses the vegetables and herbs grown in the garden and any vegetable from café waste is composted in the anaerobic digester. The liquid produced goes back into the soil to…

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Are you coming to Strawberry Fayre?

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston School (entrance via Connor Street), Rutland Road
Hackney, E9 7JS United Kingdom
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Free

Come and celebrate our edible garden. You can plant a seed, make a mini scarecrow, stroll through the orchard and commune with the chickens. Free art and craft workshops will be running throughout the day. We will have cream tea, Pimms and strawberry plants on sale.

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Urban Tree Festival 2019: Discovering King James I’s Mulberry Garden

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST
St James’ Church, 197 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9LL United Kingdom
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£4 – £8

Part of the Urban Tree Festival, we are delighted to welcome mulberry tree specialist and urban tree photographer, Dr Peter Coles, who will be leading a walk around the perimeter of what, in the 17th century, was James I’s Mulberry Garden. The King planted 10,000 mulberry trees here in 1609/10 to feed silkworms, as part of his plans to start an English silk industry.  As well as discovering 10 mature mulberry trees, the walk also takes in a beautiful Wren…

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Taking cuttings @ The Jetty

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
London, SE10 0FL United Kingdom
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The Jetty @ Greenwich is one of our most interesting sites.  Made up of 7 polytunnels side by side, this is a huge growing and event space with a tropical climate on the River Thames. Come and learn how to take softwood cuttings of shrubby herbs (such as sage and lemon verbena) and plant them in hand made paper pots and take some home with you to start a new collection of plants.

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Rhoda Street Garden

Sat 18 May @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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18th May & 19th May, open from 12.00-18.00 on both days
Rhoda Street, 8-10 Rhoda Street
London, Greater London E2 7EF United Kingdom
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Enjoy an open weekend at the Rhoda Street Garden for a talk and exhibition on the theme of urban plant life and plant agency. Perdita Fenn, landscape architect and gardener will introduce the garden at Rhoda Street and talk about its on going transformation from small derelict brownfield site to productive garden for both humans and non-humans. Plants are a dynamic force on this site; powerful agents of change that are striving and purposeful, muscles flexing incrementally over time. Apical,…

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Slade Edible Playground

Sat 18 May @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
slade gardens, Slade Gardens Adventure Playground, Stockwell Park Road
London, London SW9 0AB United Kingdom
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Free

Come and discover the new Edible Playground at Slade Gardens Adventure Playground, recently created thanks to funding from the Mayor's Fund & Trust for London. A perfect spot to combine the outdoors, nature and some fun on the adventure playground! Join us for a session of pond dipping as we look to see if any amphibians have moved into our newly built pond and then enjoy a tour of the new garden to see what vegetables we have growing, before…

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Urban Tree Festival 2019: Mindfulness among Trees

Sat 18 May @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm BST
Ruskin Park, Denmark Hill
London, SE5 8EL United Kingdom
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£4 – £8

Part of London’s 2019  Urban Tree Festival, we are delighted to welcome yoga and mindfulness teacher Mel Sutton to lead a 75 minute mindfulness walkshop on Mindfulness among trees.   Learn simple ways to be calm and connect to your greater sense of wellbeing. Mindful walking, senses and a colour visualisation will be practices in this lunchtime walk-shop. Being among nature and trees we find peace and calm from the mental chatter and release stress that we all experience. Mindfulness…

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Guinness World Record – longest daisy chain

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

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

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Bee Urban

Sat 18 May @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Town House, 5 Fournier Street
London, E1 6QE United Kingdom
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Free

Come and hear about bee-keeping in London from Bee Urban, who look after the hives on the roof of the National Theatre and the Southbank Centre - and see a mobile observation hive and of course the bees! Based in Kennington Park, where they have turned a derelict site at the Old Keeper’s Lodge into a thriving community space, Bee Urban offers training in sustainable practice in bee-keeping and the urban environment. They also manage hives at various sites in…

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Urban Tree Festival: London Woodland Walk

Sat 18 May @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Wimbledon Common, Cannizaro Road
London, SW19 5NA United Kingdom
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£4 – £8

Part of London's 2019 Urban Tree Festival, made possible by city-greening charity Trees for Cities. We are delighted to welcome Peter Fiennes, author of 'Oak and Ash and Thorn', to lead a 90 minute woodland walk in Wimbledon. Join Peter Fiennes, author of 'Oak and Ash and Thorn: the ancient woods and new forests of Britain' on a woodland walk across Wimbledon Common. The walk is part of the Urban Tree Festival- and we will be discussing the topical issue of…

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London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

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

We asked London's Tree Officers in all 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. Now you can see their choices online and find your nearest tree when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

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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
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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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Green Your Commute

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

Transport for London (TFL) has identified 50 Central London journeys between stations that could be quicker to walk than take the tube We've created a digital map and App of those journeys and have added some features to them such as interesting trees, gardens and squares to make your walk greener and more pleasurable. You can find all these journeys on TiCL app in the 'Green Your Commute' Headline in the Category 'Transport' …. and do use TiCL app to…

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Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

Sun 19 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 7:15 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

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

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Hydrologic

Sun 19 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

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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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Urban Tree Festival 2019: Explore the Urban Forest: Borough to Bermondsey

Sun 19 May @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm BST
London Bridge rail station, St Thomas Street
London, SE1 9SP United Kingdom
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£4 – £8

Part of London's 2019 Urban Tree Festival, made possible by city-greening charity Trees for Cities. We are delighted to welcome Paul Wood, author of "London Street Trees" and "London is a Forest" to lead a 2 hour walkshop to Explore the Urban Forest. We will trace the old borough of Bermondsey, which we can thank Ada Salter, former Bermondsey Mayor, a devotee of the 'Tree of Heaven' (Ailanthus altissima) for which she organised the planting around the borough.  Although Bermondsey has been…

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

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

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

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

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Thrive Selfie Trail

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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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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Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

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

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
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Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

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From This Land at Thrown

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
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Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

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Bruce Castle Park Tree Walk

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Bruce Castle Park, Lordship Lane,
Tottenham,, N17 8NU United Kingdom
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Free

Explore the trees of Bruce Castle Park with the Tottenham Trees group. The Bruce Castle Oak came 2nd in the the English Tree of the Year Competition. Admire this impressive tree! We will look at some of the more exotic trees in the Park including Caucasian Elm, Paper Bark Maple, Snake Bark Maple and a Tulip Tree. There will be an Indian Bean Tree that doesn't come from India and doesn't produce beans... Also a Mulberry for those on the…

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A Botanist Takes to Paint

Sun 19 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
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An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

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Smell and Touch Safari

Sun 19 May @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm BST
Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Gardens, Imperial War Museum
London, SE1 6HZ United Kingdom
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Free – £14

Part of London's 2019 Urban Tree Festival, made possible by city-greening charity Trees for Cities. We are delighted to welcome Andrew Stuck, founder of the Museum of Walking to lead a 90 minute walkshop as a Smell & Touch safari. A 90 minute workshop-on-foot for all the family. Learn how to discern and capture the scents and smells of urban nature and green spaces using your senses of smell and touch. We may not have the expertise of cats or dogs in tracking down…

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Trees and more on a stroll through three of Bloomsbury’s squares

Sun 19 May @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until Sun 19 May, 2019

Mecklenburgh Square, Mecklenburgh Square
London, WC1N 2AD United Kingdom
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£4 – £8

Camden Tour Guides Association in conjunction with The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens are proposing walks from Mecklenburgh Square via Brunswick Square to Russell Square looking at their historical development. Now dominated by fine London Planes there are many others of interest which may easily be overlooked. The walk will take place on both the Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May at 11:30am and start half way along the east side of Mecklenburgh Square by the entrance to the…

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Stalking the Mulberry – among the monasteries and Inns of Temple of the City of London

Sun 19 May @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST
Blackfriars rail & tube station, Queen Victoria Street
London, EC4V 4DD United Kingdom
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£4 – £8

Part of London's 2019 Urban Tree Festival, made possible by city-greening charity Trees for Cities. We are delighted to welcome mulberry tree specialist and urban tree photographer Dr Peter Coles, creator of Morus Londinnium to lead a 2 hour  walkshop to Stalk the Mulberry among the monasteries and Inns of Temple of the City of London. Many people associate mulberries with James I’s attempt to start an English silk industry in the early 1600’s, but they have played an important part in London life…

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Rhoda Street Garden

Sun 19 May @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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18th May & 19th May, open from 12.00-18.00 on both days
Rhoda Street, 8-10 Rhoda Street
London, Greater London E2 7EF United Kingdom
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Free

Enjoy an open weekend at the Rhoda Street Garden for a talk and exhibition on the theme of urban plant life and plant agency. Perdita Fenn, landscape architect and gardener will introduce the garden at Rhoda Street and talk about its on going transformation from small derelict brownfield site to productive garden for both humans and non-humans. Plants are a dynamic force on this site; powerful agents of change that are striving and purposeful, muscles flexing incrementally over time. Apical,…

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Bloomin’ Barnet Bins

Sun 19 May @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm BST
Oak Hill Park, Grahame Park Estate, Oak Hill Park, Grahame Park Estate
London, EN4 8JP United Kingdom
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Free

Community groups will compete to create the most eye catching pop-up flower flashes using past their sell by date but still beautiful flowers donated by local supermarkets. With the permission of Barnet Council – local bins in parks, greenspaces and concrete concourses will be extravagantly transformed against the clock. The wildest imaginations and wittiest use of flowers to illustrate the idea of recycling will be put to a public vote on Instagram@bloominBarnetbins At the end of the event the displays…

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Tree Adventures and Magical Fairytales on the Embankment

Sun 19 May @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Inner Temple Garden, entry via Tudor Street
London, Greater London EC4Y 7HL United Kingdom
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Free

The Inner Temple Garden opens its historic gates for a day of Tree Adventures and Magical Fairytales. This will be the first time visitors to the Garden will be able to ascend into one of the Inner Temple’s mature trees to experience the beauty of the tree from up above and gain unique aerial views of the garden and London skyline. This will be run by The Big Tree Climbing Company the largest provider of recreational tree climbing in the…

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Musical Garden Party

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

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

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Mega Cake Sunday, with Dog Show!

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

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

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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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London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

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

We asked London's Tree Officers in all 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. Now you can see their choices online and find your nearest tree when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

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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
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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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Green Your Commute

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

Transport for London (TFL) has identified 50 Central London journeys between stations that could be quicker to walk than take the tube We've created a digital map and App of those journeys and have added some features to them such as interesting trees, gardens and squares to make your walk greener and more pleasurable. You can find all these journeys on TiCL app in the 'Green Your Commute' Headline in the Category 'Transport' …. and do use TiCL app to…

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

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

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

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Hydrologic

Mon 20 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

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Thrive Selfie Trail

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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An Apple a Day

Mon 20 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
+ 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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Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

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

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
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Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

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From This Land at Thrown

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

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A Botanist Takes to Paint

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

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90 Years on Park Lane

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

JW Marriott Grosvenor House London, Park Lane
London, W1K 7TN United Kingdom
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Free

Join JW Marriott Grosvenor House London during the Chelsea Fringe Festival as the hotel continues its 90th Anniversary Celebrations. The enchanting heritage of Grosvenor House has been imaginatively revived to celebrate the hotel history, to highlight its location as a close neighbour to Royal Hyde Park and the mindful moments of reflection this offers. Using rich botanicals, inspired by the Grosvenor House yellow rose, created exclusively for the hotel by Sir Peter Beale’s nursery and launched at the Chelsea Flower…

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Learning from Philadelphia

Mon 20 May @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Garden Museum, Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace Road
London, SE1 7LB United Kingdom
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£10

Philadelphia is the world’s leader in urban regeneration through horticulture. On the evening of Monday 20th May we will welcome Matt Rader, President of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to tell us how their annual spring show, begun in 1829 by gentleman farmers, drove the re-greening a city.  In the 1970s, the Society decided to invest proceeds from the show into the city on the doorstep at a period of industrial decline and social change. Matt will show us how since…

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London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Tue 21 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

We asked London's Tree Officers in all 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. Now you can see their choices online and find your nearest tree when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

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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

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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 »

Green Your Commute

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

Transport for London (TFL) has identified 50 Central London journeys between stations that could be quicker to walk than take the tube We've created a digital map and App of those journeys and have added some features to them such as interesting trees, gardens and squares to make your walk greener and more pleasurable. You can find all these journeys on TiCL app in the 'Green Your Commute' Headline in the Category 'Transport' …. and do use TiCL app to…

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
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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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A floral spectacular at Chelsea Barracks in London’s youngest garden squares

Tue 21 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Chelsea Barracks, Chelsea Barracks, Chelsea Bridge Road
London, SW1W 8PH
+ Google Map
Free

To coincide with Chelsea Flower Show and the Chelsea Fringe Festival, Chelsea Barracks will open to the public for the first time in over 150 years to reveal two of the development’s seven garden squares; Mulberry Square and Bourne Walk. Landscape architect Neil Porter of Gustafson Porter & Bowman, together with the team at Chelsea Barracks, has collaborated with Jo Thompson MSGD to create two floral spectaculars for the public to enjoy in time for the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower…

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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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Hydrologic

Tue 21 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

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Thrive Selfie Trail

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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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

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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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Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

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

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

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From This Land at Thrown

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

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A Botanist Takes to Paint

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

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90 Years on Park Lane

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

JW Marriott Grosvenor House London, Park Lane
London, W1K 7TN United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Join JW Marriott Grosvenor House London during the Chelsea Fringe Festival as the hotel continues its 90th Anniversary Celebrations. The enchanting heritage of Grosvenor House has been imaginatively revived to celebrate the hotel history, to highlight its location as a close neighbour to Royal Hyde Park and the mindful moments of reflection this offers. Using rich botanicals, inspired by the Grosvenor House yellow rose, created exclusively for the hotel by Sir Peter Beale’s nursery and launched at the Chelsea Flower…

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Extinction Rebellion ‘Protest Trees’ Planting at Grenfell Commemorative Community Garden

Tue 21 May @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST
Latimer Road, 2 Maxilla Walk, Notting Hill
London, Greater London W10 6SW United Kingdom
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Free

ALL WELCOME TO JOIN EXTINCTION REBELLION REBELS PLANTING WATERLOO GARDEN BRIDGE 'PROTEST TREES' IN GRENFELL'S COMMEMORATIVE COMMUNITY GARDEN Extinction Rebellion are donating two of the original protest trees from Waterloo Bridge to the Grenfell Commemorative Community Garden. We need volunteers to help plant the trees and tidy the garden, Tuesday 21st May. Please join us in rolling up your sleeves and digging for a community that truly deserves the healing the trees will bring. We were working alongside Trees4Grenfell and…

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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
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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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What are Gardens For? Open Garden Squares Weekend at Chelsea Fringe

Tue 21 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Coutts, 440 Strand
London, WC2R 0QS United Kingdom
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£28

Open Garden Squares Weekend, London’s most popular gardening-visiting event and the flagship event of London Parks and Gardens Trust, comes to Chelsea Fringe to celebrate gardens of every kind and shape in a far-reaching discussion exploring the value and purpose of gardens and planted spaces and the impact they make to our lives. Panellists will discuss the value of all kinds of gardens - roofs, wildflower meadows, hospital and therapeutic gardens, allotments and produce gardens and historic and commemorative gardens.…

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Flower Market: Botanical Style at Home

Tue 21 May @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
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£5.00

In 2013 designer and illustrator Michelle Mason co-founded Mason & Painter, a vintage shop on Columbia Road in east London, famed for its Sunday flower market. Her first book ‘Flower Market: Botanical Style at Home’ is published in April and draws on her design experience to create stunning combinations to show how to make the most of your fresh flowers and bring botanical style into the home The wide variety of seasonal plants and flowers available in the flower market…

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London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

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

We asked London's Tree Officers in all 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. Now you can see their choices online and find your nearest tree when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

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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.

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Green Your Commute

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

Transport for London (TFL) has identified 50 Central London journeys between stations that could be quicker to walk than take the tube We've created a digital map and App of those journeys and have added some features to them such as interesting trees, gardens and squares to make your walk greener and more pleasurable. You can find all these journeys on TiCL app in the 'Green Your Commute' Headline in the Category 'Transport' …. and do use TiCL app to…

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Belgravia in Bloom

Wed 22 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Find out more »

A floral spectacular at Chelsea Barracks in London’s youngest garden squares

Wed 22 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Chelsea Barracks, Chelsea Barracks, Chelsea Bridge Road
London, SW1W 8PH
+ Google Map
Free

To coincide with Chelsea Flower Show and the Chelsea Fringe Festival, Chelsea Barracks will open to the public for the first time in over 150 years to reveal two of the development’s seven garden squares; Mulberry Square and Bourne Walk. Landscape architect Neil Porter of Gustafson Porter & Bowman, together with the team at Chelsea Barracks, has collaborated with Jo Thompson MSGD to create two floral spectaculars for the public to enjoy in time for the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower…

Find out more »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

Hydrologic

Wed 22 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

Find out more »

From This Land at OmVed Gardens

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

Find out more »

Thrive Selfie Trail

Wed 22 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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

Find out more »

Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

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

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

Find out more »

From This Land at Thrown

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

Find out more »

A Botanist Takes to Paint

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

Find out more »

90 Years on Park Lane

Wed 22 May @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

JW Marriott Grosvenor House London, Park Lane
London, W1K 7TN United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Join JW Marriott Grosvenor House London during the Chelsea Fringe Festival as the hotel continues its 90th Anniversary Celebrations. The enchanting heritage of Grosvenor House has been imaginatively revived to celebrate the hotel history, to highlight its location as a close neighbour to Royal Hyde Park and the mindful moments of reflection this offers. Using rich botanicals, inspired by the Grosvenor House yellow rose, created exclusively for the hotel by Sir Peter Beale’s nursery and launched at the Chelsea Flower…

Find out more »

St Luke’s Tour and Daisy Tea

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

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

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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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Walworth Community Garden Sound Walk

Wed 22 May @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST
Walworth Garden, 206 Manor Place
London, SE17 3BN United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Can you hear the afternoon going by? Sounds are often connected to feelings and memories.  Take an hour to walk with the Walworth Community Garden Network through the community gardens and green spaces of West Walworth. Listening to the sounds around you, artist Jane Scobie will lead the walk and produce a soundscape to share on the Chelsea Fringe website. 6 pm Assemble at Walworth Gardens for tea and talk 6.15 pm set off from Walworth Garden to Alberta Fruit…

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The Bethnal Green Mulberry

Wed 22 May @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Town House, 5 Fournier Street
London, E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Town House will be highlighting the plight of the Bethnal Green Mulberry during Chelsea Fringe with a feature window display. Learn about its history and hear the story of the campaign to save it in a talk at Town House on the 22nd  May at 6.30pm. The Gentle Author of Spitalfields Life traces the controversial saga of the Bethnal Green Mulberry, believed to be the oldest tree in the East End. In spite of a Tree Protection Order and designation as a…

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London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

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

We asked London's Tree Officers in all 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. Now you can see their choices online and find your nearest tree when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

Find out more »

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 »

Green Your Commute

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

Transport for London (TFL) has identified 50 Central London journeys between stations that could be quicker to walk than take the tube We've created a digital map and App of those journeys and have added some features to them such as interesting trees, gardens and squares to make your walk greener and more pleasurable. You can find all these journeys on TiCL app in the 'Green Your Commute' Headline in the Category 'Transport' …. and do use TiCL app to…

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 »

A floral spectacular at Chelsea Barracks in London’s youngest garden squares

Thu 23 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Chelsea Barracks, Chelsea Barracks, Chelsea Bridge Road
London, SW1W 8PH
+ Google Map
Free

To coincide with Chelsea Flower Show and the Chelsea Fringe Festival, Chelsea Barracks will open to the public for the first time in over 150 years to reveal two of the development’s seven garden squares; Mulberry Square and Bourne Walk. Landscape architect Neil Porter of Gustafson Porter & Bowman, together with the team at Chelsea Barracks, has collaborated with Jo Thompson MSGD to create two floral spectaculars for the public to enjoy in time for the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower…

Find out more »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

Hydrologic

Thu 23 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

Find out more »

Seed Sowing @ Pop Farm, Pop Brixton

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

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

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

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Thrive Selfie Trail

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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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

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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

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Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

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

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

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From This Land at Thrown

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

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A Botanist Takes to Paint

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

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90 Years on Park Lane

Thu 23 May @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

JW Marriott Grosvenor House London, Park Lane
London, W1K 7TN United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Join JW Marriott Grosvenor House London during the Chelsea Fringe Festival as the hotel continues its 90th Anniversary Celebrations. The enchanting heritage of Grosvenor House has been imaginatively revived to celebrate the hotel history, to highlight its location as a close neighbour to Royal Hyde Park and the mindful moments of reflection this offers. Using rich botanicals, inspired by the Grosvenor House yellow rose, created exclusively for the hotel by Sir Peter Beale’s nursery and launched at the Chelsea Flower…

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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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Edible Landscapes

Thu 23 May @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm BST
townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£15.00

Create your own little Eden with fruit and nuts weighing down the branches of your trees and delicious, unusual edibles available all year round - without all the hassle of a vegetable patch! Join Jo Homan to learn about some edible perennial plants and trees, how to identify them and what to do with them:- learn the basics of forest gardening - what makes them work, their structure and what they produce try eating some forest garden produce (a light…

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

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

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

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Into the Light

Thu 23 May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A Floral Installation created by our gardeners and made entirely of found, foraged and discarded natural forms which is also an invitation to a new way of seeing and exploring the innate beauty of decay contrasting with the vibrancy of emerging spring. This will be a large piece taking up our entire large and beautiful main room.   Our fascinating garden and collections will be available to see and music will be provided by the South East London Folk Orchestra.…

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London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

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

We asked London's Tree Officers in all 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. Now you can see their choices online and find your nearest tree when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

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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

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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.

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Green Your Commute

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

Transport for London (TFL) has identified 50 Central London journeys between stations that could be quicker to walk than take the tube We've created a digital map and App of those journeys and have added some features to them such as interesting trees, gardens and squares to make your walk greener and more pleasurable. You can find all these journeys on TiCL app in the 'Green Your Commute' Headline in the Category 'Transport' …. and do use TiCL app to…

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Belgravia in Bloom

Fri 24 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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A floral spectacular at Chelsea Barracks in London’s youngest garden squares

Fri 24 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Chelsea Barracks, Chelsea Barracks, Chelsea Bridge Road
London, SW1W 8PH
+ Google Map
Free

To coincide with Chelsea Flower Show and the Chelsea Fringe Festival, Chelsea Barracks will open to the public for the first time in over 150 years to reveal two of the development’s seven garden squares; Mulberry Square and Bourne Walk. Landscape architect Neil Porter of Gustafson Porter & Bowman, together with the team at Chelsea Barracks, has collaborated with Jo Thompson MSGD to create two floral spectaculars for the public to enjoy in time for the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower…

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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…

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Hydrologic

Fri 24 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

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Spring in your Step Woodland Walk

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

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

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

Find out more »

Thrive Selfie Trail

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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 »

Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

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

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

Find out more »

From This Land at Thrown

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

Find out more »

A Botanist Takes to Paint

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

Find out more »

90 Years on Park Lane

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

JW Marriott Grosvenor House London, Park Lane
London, W1K 7TN United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Join JW Marriott Grosvenor House London during the Chelsea Fringe Festival as the hotel continues its 90th Anniversary Celebrations. The enchanting heritage of Grosvenor House has been imaginatively revived to celebrate the hotel history, to highlight its location as a close neighbour to Royal Hyde Park and the mindful moments of reflection this offers. Using rich botanicals, inspired by the Grosvenor House yellow rose, created exclusively for the hotel by Sir Peter Beale’s nursery and launched at the Chelsea Flower…

Find out more »

Open Gardens at the Charterhouse

Fri 24 May @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
The Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square
London, EC1M 6AN United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£8.00

The opportunities to visit our lovely gardens are rare, as they have been created especially as a peaceful haven for the residents who live in the almshouse here. We are therefore delighted to announce that, due to very popular demand, we are opening them for a short series of Open Garden evenings. Join us for a relaxed evening when you will be free to walk amongst the gardens on these non-guided events, with the opportunity to enjoy an informal BBQ…

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London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

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

We asked London's Tree Officers in all 33 Boroughs to show us their favourite 12 trees in each Borough. Now you can see their choices online and find your nearest tree when you're out and about in London with TiCL App

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

Green Your Commute

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

Transport for London (TFL) has identified 50 Central London journeys between stations that could be quicker to walk than take the tube We've created a digital map and App of those journeys and have added some features to them such as interesting trees, gardens and squares to make your walk greener and more pleasurable. You can find all these journeys on TiCL app in the 'Green Your Commute' Headline in the Category 'Transport' …. and do use TiCL app to…

Find out more »

Belgravia in Bloom

Sat 25 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 »

A floral spectacular at Chelsea Barracks in London’s youngest garden squares

Sat 25 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Chelsea Barracks, Chelsea Barracks, Chelsea Bridge Road
London, SW1W 8PH
+ Google Map
Free

To coincide with Chelsea Flower Show and the Chelsea Fringe Festival, Chelsea Barracks will open to the public for the first time in over 150 years to reveal two of the development’s seven garden squares; Mulberry Square and Bourne Walk. Landscape architect Neil Porter of Gustafson Porter & Bowman, together with the team at Chelsea Barracks, has collaborated with Jo Thompson MSGD to create two floral spectaculars for the public to enjoy in time for the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower…

Find out more »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

Sat 25 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

Find out more »

Hydrologic

Sat 25 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

For this year's Chelsea Fringe Festival Borrowed Light Floral Studio have created a trio of suspended sculptures inspired by the water cycle and the local flora of the Walthamstow Wetlands. Floating within the Turbine Room, reeds harvested from the Walthamstow Wetlands have been blended with Lunaria and Gypsophila to create a wispy cloud of dried floral material. This sculpture represents the condensation part of the water cycle, where water vapour cools and turns back into a liquid. In the Boiler…

Find out more »

Walthamstow Street Gardeners – a guided stroll around some buzzing streets : new routes this year!

Sat 25 May @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Free

Vibrant community gardens scatter the streets of Walthamstow, and you can find their green shoots bursting from all sorts of every-day and out-of-the-way places - including churchyards, pocket parks, roadsides, planters and communal spaces. This year Walthamstow Community Gardeners are hosting two walks - East and West - across this green stretch of urban east London. Starting at opposite ends of E17, they include some gardens you haven’t seen before and encompass the wide horizon of community gardening.  Along the…

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

OmVed Gardens opens the gates for its third year at Chelsea Fringe. For the Fringe this year we have collaborated with Thrown Comtemporary, Highgate, to exhibit ceramic works exploring connections to the garden. ‘From This Land’ brings together ceramics and mixed media artwork that draws inspiration from and for nature, whether in responding to the natural landscape around them, collecting natural materials to use within their work or creating vessels to bring nature into our homes. The show is a…

Find out more »

Thrive Selfie Trail

Sat 25 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Garden Selfie- 19th - 26th May: As part of Thrive's 40th birthday celebrations, ‘Garden Selfie’ is a trail around our 4 gardens at Battersea Park encouraging the participant to explore views of the park determined by our gardeners. Frames, designed by Thrive gardeners around the theme of natural creativity, encourage photos to be shared of their experiences in the gardens. Trail maps available from Main Garden throughout the week. Water colour focus - Sunday, 26th May at 10:30am: Michael Warren…

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Aya Tanaka ‘From This Land’ Ikebana Workshop

Sat 25 May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£35

Following her Ikebana demonstration, Aya will give a hands-on workshop on the ancient art of Japanese flower arranging. The workshop will include include Japanese refreshments, workshop material and the opportunity to purchase a unique ceramic art work from the From this Land Exhibition.

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Jardinière 19 “The Water Garden”

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 23 May, 2019

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

House Mill Gallery, The Miller’s House, Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow
London, E3 3DU United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

"The Water Garden" is a place of sanctuary and contemplation in unsettling times. For Jardinière 2019 we are producing an instillation of Perspex and wood Marimo water containers, willow and slate structures, pyramid planters, etched copper suspensions and metal plant supports. Abstract Paintings and sculptures involving riverside textures and forms will be displayed alongside featured dolls, interior products and textiles with a rust, concrete, moss or lichen theme. This will all be set in the beautiful surrounds of the House…

Find out more »

From This Land at Thrown

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

A specially curated group exhibition presenting twelve artists and makers and their responses to the natural landscape. Featuring emerging and established names, 'From This Land' will focus primarily on ceramics alongside a collection of abstract landscape-inspired drawings by recent graduate Samantha Silverton and handmade textile flowers by Isabel Dodd. The exhibition will also include Zulieka Melluish’s botanical-pressed wall plates, Simon Kidd’s wheel-thrown and slip-cast porcelain ceramics incorporating the materials and tools that have created the landscape of his home in…

Find out more »

A Botanist Takes to Paint

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

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

townhouse, 5 Fournier St
London, London E1 6QE United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An exhibition of recent paintings by David Stuart, botanist, author and now artist. Much of his work uses plants as a central motif and though treated with great expression, all are based on an intense knowledge of plant design and an equally intense love of their beauty. David has always loved plants. After frequent painting trips to Kew Gardens as a child, he became a botanist studying plant structure and relationships and has a PhD from Edinburgh University, working at…

Find out more »

90 Years on Park Lane

Sat 25 May @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sat 25 May, 2019

JW Marriott Grosvenor House London, Park Lane
London, W1K 7TN United Kingdom
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Free

Join JW Marriott Grosvenor House London during the Chelsea Fringe Festival as the hotel continues its 90th Anniversary Celebrations. The enchanting heritage of Grosvenor House has been imaginatively revived to celebrate the hotel history, to highlight its location as a close neighbour to Royal Hyde Park and the mindful moments of reflection this offers. Using rich botanicals, inspired by the Grosvenor House yellow rose, created exclusively for the hotel by Sir Peter Beale’s nursery and launched at the Chelsea Flower…

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Roof Garden Fun Day

Sat 25 May @ 12:00 pm - 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. Activities include story time with Battersea Park Library, strawberry-picking, our famous slug-and-snail-hunt, face-painting and mud pie making. Explore the herb maze and play in our new geodesic dome. There’ll be stalls from local community groups, music and lots of space to relax - all on a roof! Free cooked lunch provided by Waste Not Want Not from 1pm. Guaranteed fun throughout! All welcome and…

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Pizza Day!

Sat 25 May @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST