Category Brunswick Square
A small bed of plants with a use in medicine has been started in Brunswick Square by the UCL School of Pharmacy in cooperation with the Brunswick Square gardening volunteers. Lavender, calendula, valerian and hypericum are among the attractive but useful plants recently put in, with more being added as time goes on. A poster […]
Celebrating London Tree Week, the Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens is offering a free guided tree walk, led by Richard Wright, on Saturday 28 May at 11 am. Come and see some of the area’s splendid and unusual trees. View the New Zealand border in the beautiful Mecklenburgh Square garden, normally closed to the public. […]
The UCL School of Pharmacy are starting to establish a small bed of medicinal plants in Brunswick Square, outside their building, with information on their uses. On Monday 15 May the school is also hosting this lecture by Peter Ayres, Emeritus Professor, Lancaster University, for the British Society for the History of Pharmacy VENUE: UCL […]
There was a recent sighting of these birds, common now in parks over London, feeding on beechnuts on our doorstep in Brunswick Square. Thanks to Simon Lamrock for the great photo.
This is the last week of the consultation on changing the traffic management around Brunswick Square and altering the look of the listed square itself. The changes are far-reaching -the roundabout is to be removed and many more trees will be planted outside the garden square itself. The plans (with artists’impressions) can be seen on […]
Spotted in Brunswick Square Gardens the other day – two pairs of parakeets, very noisily flying in and out of the high branches. Dog walkers say that these birds are regular visitors. to the gardens. Have you seen any in Bloomsbury? Let us know if you have and where you saw them. A recent report in […]
Gloomy November days saw the unveiling of not one but two plaques on buildings in Brunswick Square to commemorate former inhabitants of the now-lost Georgian houses that formerly lined the square, organised by the Marchmont Association. Simon Keynes, the great-nephew of economist John Maynard Keynes, unveiled the plaque on the UCL School of Pharmacy which […]