Week 2: Sat 27th May – Sun 4th June

This is a listing of week 2 in London. For full UK and global listings search by date here

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

Honestly I’m a Horticulturist! Careful now… – online  (Until Fri 2nd)

Capture Carbon In Your Garden – online

Brixton Botanic – 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)

Sgt Pepper at Chiswick House and Gardens – Chiswick

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

Japanese Bamboo Garden – City of London

Deliciously Ella Garden – City of London

Mosaics and Dye Bed  – Wandsworth

Morus Londinium – Greenwich

In Full Bloom – Hammersmith & Fulham

Feeding Dreams – Haringey

King’s Road Flower Power – Kensington and Chelsea

Art In Full Bloom – art exhibition – Kensington and Chelsea (closed Sundays)

Jardiniere – Newham

Bloomin’ Jewels – Southwark (not Sun 28th May)

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

Ode to Nature – Tower Hamlets

The HotHouse – Wandsworth

Dawn to Dusk by Tord Boontje – Wandsworth

Battersea Power Station Storybox – Wandsworth

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

London’s First Floating Pocket Park – Westminster (from 29 May)

Dalston Flower Show for Children – Hackney (until Fri 2nd)

Shout Out for London’s Green Spaces!   – Hackney

 

 One Off Events This Week:

-Sat 27th May – 

HELLO HYDRANGEA! A Definitive Look at the New Star of the Flower World – Belgravia (last day)

Brixton Botanic – Brixton – garden advice

Weed and Plant Identification Walk Around Camden Town/Kentish Town

Campfire Tree Safari – Tower Hamlets

Battersea Power Station: Artist-led curated walks – Wandsworth

Botanical Textiles – Southwark – paper making, dyeing, felt flowers and basket weaving

Bees and Tea – Hackney – learn the basics of bee keeping

Mad Hatters Tea Party – Camden

Manor Farm Nature Space Project Launch – Croydon – activities and tour

Doing the Lambeth Walk – Lambeth

Nature sculpture trail and planting parties – Lambeth

Feeding Dreams – Haringey – music

FLOURISH at Espacio Gallery – Tower Hamlets

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

The Art of the Garden: Bringing the Outdoors In – Mayfair

-Sun 28th May – 

Morus Londinium – Greenwich – guided walk

Battersea Power Station: Artist-led curated walks – Wandsworth

Weed and Plant Identification Walk Around Camden Town/Kentish Town

Feeding Dreams – Haringey – music

FLOURISH at Espacio Gallery – Tower Hamlets

Edible Trees – Foraging in the Woods – Tower Hamlets

Discover Green Tottenham – Yes Tottenham! – walking tour

Giant Palm leaf of Oman – Hackney – art exhibition

Shanks Pony in Residence – Lambeth – talk and visit

Open Garden and Exhibition – Islington

Pimmhole Photography – Newham

The Hanging Gardener presents The Garden of Abandon – Hackney

-Mon 29th May – 

Art in The Garden – Haringey – workshops for adults and kids

Fenton’s Big Picnic – Camden

Open Garden and Exhibition  – Islington

-Tues 30th May – 

Brixton’s Urban Oases – Brixton – volunteering

Patterns, Patterns, Patterns! Summer half-term activities for children aged 2-16 – Hackney

-Weds 31st May – 

Breaking Down Barriers – Brixton

Morus Londinium – Greenwich – guided walk

Feeding Dreams – Haringey – artist talk

Patterns, Patterns, Patterns! Summer half-term activities for children aged 2-16 – Hackney

Silk // Unwoven Histories – Chelsea – children’s historical creative activities

25 Years in Dry, Dappled Shade – Tower Hamlets – humorous garden talk

Kokedama workshop – make your own hanging planters

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

-Thurs 1st June – 

Brixton’s Urban Oases – Brixton – volunteering

Jardiniere – Newham – late opening

Patterns, Patterns, Patterns! Summer half-term activities for children aged 2-16 – Hackney

Here East Foraging Tours with Shane’s usually £38 but only £10 for Chelsea Fringe Festival – Hackney (SOLD OUT)

Potent Potions – Chelsea – make your own remedies and a mini medicinal garden

Botanicals in a Bottle – Tower Hamlets – blend botanicals and essences

These Shoes are made for planting – Hackney

GardenTech: future urban green space – Islington – talk

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

-Fri 2nd June- 

Patterns, Patterns, Patterns! Summer half-term activities for children aged 2-16 – Hackney

Behind the wall of New Covent Garden Flower Market – Wandsworth

Natural Happiness – the Gardener’s Way – Kensington and Chelsea

Vintage Reimagined Nature Trail with artist Sophie Marsham – Lambeth

Urban Greening Poetry Tour – Lambeth

Folk and Flowers – Tower Hamlets

Green Vox – Lambeth – performance club

London’s First Floating Pocket Park  –  Westminster – talk

-Sat 3rd June –

#mygardenrightnow – online

Behind the wall of New Covent Garden Flower Market  – Wandsworth

Feeding Dreams – Haringey – music

Permablitz Day: Co-gardening with Nature – Camden

Lush Bonnington Pavements – Lambeth – historical talk

Really Get To Know Your Wild Plants – Tower Hamlets

Growing A Rainbow – Hackney – garden visit and plant take away

Roof Garden Fun Day – Wandsworth – family fun day

Shanks Pony in Residence  – Lambeth

The Edible Bus Stop: Thinking Inside the Box – Tiny Parks at St James’s Park Tube Station – Westminster

A Garden in a Tea Cup – Tower Hamlets – learn about tea and make your own blend

‘Horse and Home’ – A Local Sculpture in Norbury Hall Park – Croydon

Op-film exhibition tour at Gasworks – Lambeth

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

Bat Walk – Tower Hamlets

Mostly Mosaic: Workshop and Talk with artist Helen Nock – Hampstead

-Sun 4th June –

#mygardenrightnow   – online

Growing edibles in six inches of soil – Westminster – workshop

Feeding Dreams – Haringey – music

Giant Palm leaf of Oman  – Hackney – art exhibition

Shanks Pony in Residence   – Lambeth – talk and visit

Secret Harleyford Road Garden – Lambeth – talk and tour

Charlton Community Gardens – Sunday Station Gardening Extra – Greenwich

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