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  

Friends of Tavistock Square offered their annual mulled wine and mince pies event in the square in the unseasonal temperature of 15 degrees.   Several weeks of such temperatures have brought out December daffodils in the grass both here and in Russell Square.         If you’ve spotted other unseasonal anomalies, let us […]

Free Guided Walking Tours of Bloomsbury Saturdays, 11:00am, rain or shine! Meet at the steps of the Goodenough Club 23 Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2AD December 12, 2015:  Blue Plaques of Bloomsbury* December 19, 2015:  King’s Cross: A Changing Landscape December 26, 2015:  Garden Squares of Bloomsbury January 2, 2016:  Architecture in Bloomsbury January 9, […]

Gloomy November days saw the unveiling of not one but two plaques on buildings in Brunswick Square to commemorate former inhabitants of the now-lost Georgian houses that formerly lined the square, organised by the Marchmont Association. Simon Keynes, the great-nephew of economist John Maynard Keynes, unveiled the plaque on the UCL School of Pharmacy which […]

October produced wonderful colours this year, with mild weather to stroll around the squares and enjoy them. Margaret Brett, of the Friends of Tavistock Square, has sent in these pictures showing the autumn glory of Tavistock Square.

This weekend there’s a lot of fun to be had in and around the squares of Bloomsbury. Check out the complete festival programme at http://bloomsburyfestival.org.uk/ On Sunday, there’ll be quite a buzz in Brunswick Square, see http://bloomsburyfestival.org.uk/radiant-sunday-hub/ RADIANT SUNDAY HUB BRUNSWICK SQUARE, SUNDAY 25 OCTOBER, 10AM – 5PM Phos at Various Locations Mosaic Workshop at Various Locations Down […]

The UCL Sustainability Team and the UCL Institute of Sustainable Resources are hosting a large environment-themed photography exhibition in Gordon Square from 21 September to 16 October. The project is called WHOLE EARTH. The exhibition is being put together by the Hard Rain Project in collaboration with the NUS and EAUC, and will also be simultaneously […]

A new flier presenting the Bloomsbury Squares as a group, including a location map, has recently been produced and is being distributed locally to help make the Association better known and attract local residents to get involved with the different Friends groups. It is also hoped it might be used to attract sponsors for various […]

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