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  

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 […]

The Emma 200 Festival celebrates the bicentenary of the publication of Jane Austen’s Emma in 1815 – the novel which praises Brunswick Square: Our part of London is so very superior to most others! The neighbourhood of Brunswick Square is so very different from almost all the rest. (Emma, Chapter 12). The Friends of Brunswick Square invite you to […]

Over 200 gardens to explore in this magical two-day event including many in Bloomsbury which are not usually open to the public: e.g. Mecklenburgh Sq, Bedford Sq, Collingham Gardens,  Lutheran Centre, British Medical Association, October Gallery and White Hall hotel. Check the website for open days and times, and how to buy tickets http://www.opensquares.org/  

  A tree walk around the garden squares and Brunswick Square’s great plane are the main features of London Tree Week in the Bloomsbury Squares. The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens, in association with Val Martin Memorial walks, are offering a walk around the squares to look at some of the splendid and unusual […]

Goodenough College has devised free local walks around the Bloomsbury Squares which are delivered by College members  every Saturday at 11:00am. Walks for May to July are: 02 May 2015:   Garden Squares of Bloomsbury 09 May 2015:   Bloomsbury in Fiction 16 May 2015:   Art and Society in Bloomsbury 23 May 2015:   Dickens, […]

London conjures up images of streets lined with mature trees. Many of these trees are over 100 years old and will die by 2100. In light of this, The Garden Museum will be welcoming Johanna Gibbons (J&L Gibbons), Brita von Schoenaich (Bradley-Hole Schoenaich), and Ann Jazulet (Trees and Design Action Group) to debate big trees in […]

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