Check this site for details of events in Bloomsbury’s historic squares and gardens, and news about their planting and features, or to find out more about their history. There are contact details for each garden if you want to get involved or contact the Association directly on folia@tiscali.co.uk  

This was the question asked in a recent article in The Observer. It suggested that ministers were examining proposals to ask residents to pay a tax that reflects the enhancement a nearby park brings to their house prices. Analysis by the Policy Exchange thinktank has indicated a link between green space quality and house prices […]

The Val Martin Memorial Walks take place on Saturdays, 11am, rain or shine! Meet at the steps of the Goodenough Club 23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N 2AD Please register and confirm each walk at: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk or on The Square (search “Val Martin Memorial Walks” to find us on Eventbrite) Upcoming 2014 Walks:  July 12th – Squares of […]

The start of Love Parks Week 2014 is almost here. From 25 July to 3 August thousands of people will be joining in the celebrations at hundreds of events across England. For more information please visit http://www.loveparksweek.org Our parks are a national treasure and every year over two and a half billion visits are made […]

Forty years ago, the people of Bloomsbury drew, wrote and celebrated their way out of destruction.  A Case for Celebration is an exhibition from 14th to 26th July that illustrates a treasured area of Bloomsbury that was saved and marks the significant efforts made at the time to protect it from demolition. This exhibition features the original illustrations […]

                     

Bloomsbury is an area inextricably linked with literature new and old. Look out for specially designed benches in some of the Bloomsbury Squares from 1 July. They’ll look like giant open books, with exciting artwork relating to well-known literary characters. Books about Town aims to highlight reading for enjoyment. New interpretations of classics alongside careful preservation of historic […]

It’s time for the Bloomsbury & Holborn summer festival again. Come along to Bloomsbury Square on 11th and 12th July 2014. Check it out at Bloomsbury & Holborn Festival Friday 11th July – 11am to 6pm – Business in the Community Day Featuring the Big al-fresco lunch – 11am till late Artisan caterers from Bloomsbury Farmers Market […]

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