Week 1: Sat 20th May – Fri 26th May

This is a listing of week 1 in London. For full UK and global listings search by date here

Open Every Day This Week (or almost) a-z by borough:

HELLO HYDRANGEA! A Definitive Look at the New Star of the Flower World – Belgravia

Brixton Botanic – Brixton

Brixton’s Urban Oases – Brixton

A Question of Taste: Contrasting Borders at Fenton House – Camden (not Mon & Tues)

The Fall: Art & photography by Ernesto Caivano and Anna Laurent – Camden (not Mon & Tues)

Japanese Bamboo Garden – City of London

Deliciously Ella Garden – City of London

Urban Eden Arrives at Broadgate this spring/summer – City of London

Morus Londinium – Greenwich

Shout Out for London’s Green Spaces! – Hackney

In Full Bloom – Hammersmith & Fulham

Discovery Day in Hyde Park: Flower Power– Kensington and Chelsea

Honestly I’m a Horticulturist! Careful now… – walk  – Kensington and Chelsea (Tues-Fri)

Jardiniere – Newham

Bloomin’ Jewels – Southwark

Gathered: An exhibition of photographs by Mary Norden & Polly Wreford – Tower Hamlets

FLOURISH at Espacio Gallery – Tower Hamlets (closed Mon)

Ode to Nature – Tower Hamlets

The HotHouse – Wandsworth

Dawn to Dusk by Tord Boontje – Wandsworth

Battersea Power Station Storybox – Wandsworth

Thrive @ Battersea – Wandsworth

Growing edibles in six inches of soil – Westminster (by appointment)

 

 One Off Events This Week:

-Sat 20th May – 

Brixton Botanic – Brixton – garden advice

Ode to Nature – Tower Hamlets – private view

Brixton’s Urban Oases – Brixton – talk about project

Battersea Power Station: Artist-led curated walks – Wandsworth

There might be giants – Hackney – day of activities

A Meadow in a Marmalade Jar – Tower Hamlets – flower arranging workshop

Ode to Nature – Tower Hamlets – private view

Pollinators’ Paradise – Wandworth – workshop

Indian Inspired Garlands – Lewisham – day of activities

Lotions and Potions – Hackney – make bathroom products

Shout Out for London’s Green Spaces! – Hackney – drop in creative sessions

Bee Beautiful at King Henry’s Walk – Islington – make bee related products

Vegetable Orchestra – Wandsworth

St.Ermin’s Secret Rooftop Kitchen Dinners with Laurent-Perrier – Westminster

-Sun 21st May – 

Growing edibles in six inches of soil – Westminster – workshop

Battersea Power Station: Artist-led curated walks – Wandsworth

Shout Out for London’s Green Spaces! – Hackney – drop in creative sessions

Giant Palm leaf of Oman – Hackney – art exhibition

Pollinator Party! – Wandsworth – day of activities

The Inner Temple Dog Show Returns: Celebrating the bond between Gardener and Dog – City of London

Musical Garden Party – Islington

It was 50 Years Ago Today, Sgt Pepper Taught the Band to Play… – Chiswick – tour

-Mon 22nd May – 

HELLO HYDRANGEA! A Definitive Look at the New Star of the Flower World – Belgravia – meet the growers

The HotHouse – Wandsworth – Design and create window planters to hang in the Hothouse

-Tues 23rd May – 

Brixton’s Urban Oases – Brixton – volunteering

Bee the Challenge – Sun Flower Competition – Southwark

Evening Wildflower Walk – Tower Hamlets

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

HELLO HYDRANGEA! A Definitive Look at the New Star of the Flower World – Belgravia – meet the growers

-Weds 24th May – 

Living Medicine: An Introduction to Self Care with Food & Herbs-Hammersmith and Fulham

Glass bowls of glory – Make your own indoor Terrarium – Southwark

Blossoms and Blooms – Hackney – drop-in walk and talk

Lambeth Palace Gardens Open Evening – guided tour

Japanese Bamboo Garden – City of London – yoga

Art In Full Bloom – art exhibition – Kensington and Chelsea

-Thurs 25th May – 

Brixton’s Urban Oases – Brixton – volunteering

Too square to dare – Make your own edible tray garden – Southwark

Gardens and Health in the City – Camden

Open Evening with Garden Tour – Lambeth

Jardín de Papel – Camden

The Botanical Wallchart: Book talk & signing – Camden

The Guerrilla Gardeners’ Garden Tour – Lambeth

After Work Foragers – Tower Hamlets

Jardiniere – Newham – late opening

Art In Full Bloom – art exhibition – Kensington and Chelsea

-Fri 26th May – 

Salad Daze in Finsbury Park – Haringey – pick an unusual salad

Borough Market – Find and Feast – Southwark

London’s First Floating Pocket Park – City of Westminster – opens today

Art In Full Bloom – art exhibition – Kensington and Chelsea

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