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London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Sat 18 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
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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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
£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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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 11:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

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

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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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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 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
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

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

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

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
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
£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
Free

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
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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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
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
£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
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
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
£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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Sun 19 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Sun 19 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Sun 19 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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 »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

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

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

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

Sun 19 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
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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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
£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
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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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
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 11:00am 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
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 11:00am 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
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
£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 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
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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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
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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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
£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
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
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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The Inner Temple Garden’s day of Tree Adventures and Magical Fairytales

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

Bring a picnic and enjoy this family day on the stunning Inner Temple Garden! Featuring: Tree climbing (booking tickets advised - here) The Hobgoblin Theatre Company performing Hansel and Gretel Live music Arts, crafts and activities Instagram Twitter  

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Musical Garden Party

Sun 19 May @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Olden Community Garden, Whistler Street
London, N5 1NH United Kingdom
£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
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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London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Mon 20 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Mon 20 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Mon 20 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Mon 20 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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 »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

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

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

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

Mon 20 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

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

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

Mon 20 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
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

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
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”

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

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

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
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

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

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

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

London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Tue 21 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Tue 21 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Find out more »

The Haggerston Hop – self guided tree walk

Tue 21 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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 »

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 7:15am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tue 21 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
Free on entry to the Garden

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

Find out more »

The Art and Healing Power of Plants

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
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”

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

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

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
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

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

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

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

Out of the woods

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

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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
£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
£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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Wed 22 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Wed 22 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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 »

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 7:15am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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 9:30am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
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 11:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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 11:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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 11:00am 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
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 11:00am 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
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 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

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

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

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

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
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

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
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
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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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 »

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 7:15am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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 9:30am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

Find out more »

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 11:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
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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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
£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
£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
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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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
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
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Find out more »

The Haggerston Hop – self guided tree walk

Fri 24 May
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Fri 24 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 7:15am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

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

Fri 24 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
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 11:00am 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
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
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

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

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

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
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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Open Gardens at the Charterhouse

Fri 24 May @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
The Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square
London, EC1M 6AN United Kingdom
£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
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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 12:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

London, London, United Kingdom

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 »

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 7:15am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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 9:30am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
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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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 11:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
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 11:00am, repeating until Sun 26 May, 2019

Thrive Main Garden, Thrive Battersea, Main Garden
Albert Bridge Rd, London SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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
£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
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Wed 22 May, 2019

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

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

Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
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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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
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
Canal Club Gardening Group, Belmont Wharf, (Scallywags), Waterloo Gardens
London, E2 9HP United Kingdom
Donations welcome!

Come and make your own pizzas in our small but perfectly formed wildlife garden next to the Regent's canal with views across to Victoria Park. Bring your favourite pizza toppings (we will supply the homemade pizza dough and tomato passata) to cook in our beautiful outdoor clay oven. There is also a secret walkway along the canal bank for sitting and watching the water and the aquatic life and where you can eat your own homemade pizzas! At 1pm the…

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WildCity’s Big Art Picnic

Sat 25 May @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Eden Community Garden, Matrimony Place,
London, SW4 0DX United Kingdom
Free

Join WildCity in the Eden Community Garden for the Big Art Picnic. Bring a picnic, blanket, family and friends and spend a creative afternoon exploring sculpture, timelapse filmmaking and photography to construct a collaborative, interactive tubing installation inspired by the garden. A free, accessible, creative event open to everyone.

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Rainbow Chard Plant-In

Sat 25 May @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Hackney CVS, 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3AZ United Kingdom
Free

Join us for some horticultural direct action! Rainbow Grow is hosting a mass, record-setting Plant-In at our Dalston base. Last year we held ground-breaking Pop-Up Pansy Planting Sessions and this year we will be planting thousands of Rainbow Chard seeds (to take away or leave in our care). Come and see our new accessible raised-bed garden and why we were chosen as one of London’s top food gardens. Refreshments available.    

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Scented Flower and Herbal Ice Creams

Sat 25 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
King Henry’s Walk Garden, 11c King Henry’s Walk
London, Greater London N1 4NX United Kingdom
£10 – £15

Come and visit King Henry's Walk Community Garden, which will be open 12 - 4pm on both Saturdays and Sundays of Chelsea Fringe Week. On 25th May, from 2 - 4pm, the garden will be running a workshop for Chelsea Fringe 2019.  We are delighted to welcome back Kitty Travers of La Grotta Ices to the garden. She will be leading a workshop on how to  make ice creams with scented flowers and herbs, and may also include a recipe…

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Potting Herbs and Edible flowers with Laura Hillman

Sat 25 May @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
£5

Always wanted to grow your own kitchen herbs but don’t know how? Join us for this introductory workshop where you will learn about the process of planting, the soil and care of your plants. We will provide all the pots, soil and plants, so all you need to do is bring your enthusiasm to learn – of course if you have a favourite pot or planter you would like to bring from home to use you can do that too.

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London 12 Trees – 33 Boroughs

Sun 26 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Sun 26 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Sun 26 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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

Sun 26 May
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

London, London, United Kingdom

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 »

Matisse-Inspired Bottle Garden installation

Sun 26 May @ 7:15 am - 8:30 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

Sun 26 May @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Walthamstow Wetlands, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road
London, England N17 9NH United Kingdom
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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How Well Do You Know Your Fungi?

Sun 26 May @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Omved Gardens, Townsend Yard
London, Greater London N6 5JF United Kingdom
£10

An afternoon of workshops on mushrooms and fungi, with Patrick Mallory of Upcycled Mushrooms. 10am Introduction to Outdoor Fungi Cultivation (1 hr) In this workshop Patrick shows how it is possible & beneficial to integrate fungi cultivation into gardens or allotments. He will cover how fungi help to build fertile soils whilst also increasing biodiversity and benefiting people and surrounding wildlife. 12pm Fungi: The Hidden Kingdom, a talk (1 hr) This talk looks at the fascinating hidden kingdom of fungi…

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From This Land at OmVed Gardens

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

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

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

Sun 26 May @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

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

An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
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

Sun 26 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
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”

Sun 26 May @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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
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 26 May @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Thrown, 26 Highgate High Street
London, N65JG United Kingdom
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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‘Are you Listening? Listen to the River’

Sun 26 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Pump House Gallery, Pump House Gallery
London, SWII 4NJ United Kingdom
Free

You are invited on a collaborative walk with Thread and Word for the Chelsea Fringe 2019 We will be taking flags on a processional circular walk - see here from Pump House Gallery in Battersea Park, across Albert Bridge along the river and across Chelsea bridge, ending back at Pump House Gallery. This walk will take about one hour and 30 minutes and will be on flat terrain. To prepare for this walk during March and April we will be…

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