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  

 VAL MARTIN MEMORIAL WALKS Free Guided Walking Tours of our Bloomsbury Neighbourhood, every Saturday, 11:00am, rain or shine! No need to RSVP. Just show up! Most walks begin at the front steps of The Goodenough Club, 23 Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2AD but see below for October exceptions. 22 August 2015:   The Women of Bloomsbury 29 […]

‘Lived in Squares, painted in circles, loved in triangles’ as someone once said, talking of the Bloomsbury Group, arguably the Bloomsbury squares most famous residents. Now the BBC has picked up their story in a three-part mini-series. The story beings at the start of the 20th century, as the Victorian era ends and an unexpected period […]

The Bloomsbury squares and gardens are nearly all close to each other and a pleasant self-guided walk connects them and other places and items of interest. Once you are in the area, you can follow trails around the squares using your smartphone. Download the TiCL app onto your smartphone by clicking this link and look for the following trails: A […]

Joining the UK’s 15 national parks soon – London is set to become the world’s first National Park City say campaigners. It’s already thought to be Europe’s greenest capital city, with 47 % of its area made up of parks, nature reserves and gardens. Nine out of ten Londoners are said to support the idea. […]

Have you heard about the new secure cycle storage facility just opened in Bloomsbury Square? Midtown’s Cycle Vault in the carpark has lockers, showers and 100 cycle racks. You can cycle to work, shower and change and leave your stuff safely. You can even hire a towel so you don’t have to leave it damp […]

TCV Green Gym gardening volunteers worked in Brunswick Square last week – doing themselves and the gardens a lot of good. They are doing a monthly session over the summer. Next one in Brunswick Square is 28 July, 10.45 to 2 pm, with a break. Meet outside the Foundling Museum gate -all tools, gloves etc provided. […]

Even if you’re not dying to dig, you might like to spend a couple of hours getting closer to nature and doing lighter work in a square that needs your help to keep looking its best. Austerity has meant less council maintenance for garden squares – but growing things (especially grass and weeds) don’t wait […]

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