Monthly Archives: April 2014

Historic gardens: research in action

The Bloomsbury Squares are a major grouping of historic gardens dating back to the late 17th century (the earliest is Bloomsbury Sq) with others developed in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Researching the history of a garden or landscape is an absorbing and exciting activity that draws together documentation, maps, paintings, horticulture and other […]

London Tree Week 24-31 May 2014

London Tree Week is a week-long celebration of London’s leafiness. It provides an opportunity to celebrate, promote and explore the city’s trees and woodlands.  Londoners are encouraged to love, appreciate, understand, sit under, look at, decorate, water, prune, enjoy, smell, and (if necessary) hug the capital’s trees. London Tree Week 2014 will fall Saturday 24 – Saturday 31st […]

Free exhibition at October Gallery, Queen Square

The Flower Press   10th May 2014 12.30pm-3.30pm  The Amies is a group of strong, artistic ladies who have escaped human trafficking. They are working together to give each other support, use their creative talents and have a laugh at the same time! October Gallery began working with the Amies in September 2012, through PAN Arts. […]

Walks round Bloomsbury

Goodenough College has devised free local walks around the Bloomsbury Squares which are delivered by College members  every Saturday at 11:00am. April 26 – Dickens, Disraeli & Friends May 3 – Women of Bloomsbury Mary 10 – Dickens, Disraeli & Friends May 17 – How the Squares were Shaped May 24 – The History & Heart […]

News and events

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