Category Bloomsbury Festival

Bloomsbury -London’s ‘quartier des carrés’

Todd Longstaffe-Gowan, author of The London Square: gardens in the midst of town, will be talking  about the history and development of these special Bloomsbury squares,one of which is the oldest to bear the name of ‘square’ at UCL School of Pharmacy, Brunswick Sq, on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 from 19:30 to 21:00. Todd is the president […]

Bloomsbury Festival in the Bloomsbury Squares

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 […]

Public art – the Marchmont Community Garden Ceramics

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 […]

I-SPY arts workshops

The I-SPY arts workshops organised by the Marchmont Community Garden Partnership, in conjunction with Parasite Ceramics, drew a steady stream of eager artists on the Saturday and Sunday of the Bloomsbury Festival, with some wonderful clay impressions being made of the many different leaves found in the garden. The best ones will be glazed, fired […]

I Spy in Marchmont Community Garden

I SPY Art workshops for all ages led by Parasite Ceramics as part of the Bloomsbury Festival. Explore the area and local plants, and help to enhance the identity and interpret the story of the Marchmont Community Garden on Saturday 19 Oct 2-4pm and Sun 20 October 1.30-3.30pm

Bloomsbury Festival 15-20 October 2013

Look out for the events happening in or starting from the Bloomsbury Squares during the Festival week. Don’t miss Bedford Square: JAZZ IN THE SQUARE Sunday 20 October 12-4 pm Enjoy swinging vocal-led jazz with gin cocktails from the Gin Garden, lawn games, coffee and cake and other afternoon refreshments, as Bedford Square opens its gates for a relaxing Sunday afternoon. There are […]

Bloomsbury Festival in the Bloomsbury Squares

As part of the Bloomsbury Festival, 19-21 October, various events are happening in and around the Bloomsbury Squares. Check the website http://www.bloomsburyfestival.org.uk for the full programme of events but note especially WALK: The Squares of Bloomsbury, leaving from Russell Square 13.30-15.00 Sat or 15.00-16.30 Sun WALK: Mecklenburgh Square and Goodenough College 14.00-14.45 Sat or 14.00-14.45 Sun […]