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  

Parks and Gardens UK  is Britain’s leading on-line resource for historic parks and gardens. It provides freely accessible, accurate and inspiring information on UK parks, gardens and designed landscapes – and now it includes an interesting blog covering anything and everything to do with historic parks and gardens.   The blog tries to be a mix of both […]

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: 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 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 […]


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