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  

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 31 January 2015: Art and Society 07 February 2015: King’s Cross: A Changing Landscape 14 February 2015: Bloomsbury in Fiction 21 February 2015: Dickens, Disraeli, and Friends 28 February 2015: […]

The London Borough of Camden is embarking on a one year programme to explore new ways of managing and operating nine of the Bloomsbury Squares.  The Bloomsbury Squares play a fundamental role in defining the character and identity of this popular district of London. They are a valued and iconic collection of public spaces, and make […]

Bloomsbury Festival & Parasite Ceramics are very pleased to announce that the I–SPY artwork created in association with for the Marchmont Community Garden has now been installed. During the Bloomsbury festival of 2013, Parasite Ceramics ran a two-day I–SPY ceramic printing workshop outside the garden with the public. Using the leaves of the garden as an […]

‘The neighbourhood of Brunswick Square is so very different from almost all the rest. We are so very airy!’ So said an early, fictional, resident of Brunswick Square in 1815, Isabella Knightley, the sister of Emma, the heroine of Jane Austen’s book of the same name. In his newly published book, Ricci de Freitas covers the […]

          All 50 unique BookBench sculptures, designed by local artists and famous names, came to rest in Gordon Square in October before a public auction. With Bloomsbury ‘s strong association with the world of literature, it was an ideal place to display them. Some of the Bloomsbury Squares had hosted benches […]

Val Martin Memorial Walks – Free Guided Walks in Bloomsbury Saturdays, 11 am, rain or shine! Meet at the steps of the Goodenough Club 23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N 2AD Please register and confirm weekly walk at: or on The Square (search “Val Martin Memorial Walks” to find us on Eventbrite) Guides are members of […]

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 […]


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