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 bloomsburysquares@talktalk.net  

Camden are conducting a trial of leaving the gardens unlocked at night from 30 May to 26 June. If you have any comments that you want to be taken into account before the pilot starts, please share these by email to groundsmaintenance@camden.gov.uk. Any incidents of anti-social behaviour during the pilot period should be reported to the police on […]

Celebrating London Tree Week, the Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens is offering a free guided tree walk, led by Richard Wright, on Saturday 28 May at 11 am. Come and see some of the area’s splendid and unusual trees. View the New Zealand border in the beautiful Mecklenburgh Square garden, normally closed to the public. […]

Building work has progressed apace over the winter of 2015-16 and this may be the last chance for a look at the new accommodation block from across the square before the leaves come out on the large plane trees. Work to renovate the gardens is also afoot and they will benefit greatly from their refresh. […]

Bedford Estates Head Gardener  Tom Abbott gives news of  spring work in Bedford Square and some recommendations for your city window boxes. With the warmer weather and therefore increased soil temperatures comes the opportunity to undertake the long awaited over-seeding of the main lawn at Bedford Square. Martin Towsey, overall Gardens Manager for the Bedford […]

VAL MARTIN MEMORIAL WALKS -Dates for April to June 2016 Guided, Historic Walking Tours of our Bloomsbury Neighbourhood, Val Martin Memorial Walks are free of charge and open to the public. No need to RSVP. Just show up! Everyone is welcome. They occur every Saturday and begin at 11:00am on the front steps of The Goodenough Club, […]

Thomas Abbott, the new Head Gardener for the Bedford estate squares and gardens, reviews his first winter in Bloomsbury: After a mild and wet winter Spring seems to have definitively sprung as this photograph of Ridgemount Gardens attests. The winter months were spent principally in clearing our various gardens of leaf fall and then processing […]

Not to be missed!  Ken Greenway, from London’s most urban woodland, the Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park will be speaking  at The Friends of St George’s Gardens AGM on Tuesday 12 April , 7-9pm, at the Lumen URC Church, 88 Tavistock Place, WC1H 9RS, their usual meeting venue. Ken has worked all round the UK on […]

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