Category Festivals

St George’s Gardens invite you

Not to be missed!  Ken Greenway, from London’s most urban woodland, the Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park will be speaking  at The Friends of St George’s Gardens AGM on Tuesday 12 April , 7-9pm, at the Lumen URC Church, 88 Tavistock Place, WC1H 9RS, their usual meeting venue. Ken has worked all round the UK on […]

Jane Austen’s Emma and Brunswick Square

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 […]

Love Your Local Parks Week

The start of Love Parks Week 2014 is almost here. From 25 July to 3 August thousands of people will be joining in the celebrations at hundreds of events across England. For more information please visit http://www.loveparksweek.org Our parks are a national treasure and every year over two and a half billion visits are made […]

Bloomsbury & Holborn summer festival Bloomsbury Square 11th and 12th July 2014

It’s time for the Bloomsbury & Holborn summer festival again. Come along to Bloomsbury Square on 11th and 12th July 2014. Check it out at Bloomsbury & Holborn Festival Friday 11th July – 11am to 6pm – Business in the Community Day Featuring the Big al-fresco lunch – 11am till late Artisan caterers from Bloomsbury Farmers Market […]

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 […]

Party Time in Marchmont Street

The rain did not damp the lively Marchmont Street Party on Saturday 13 September, arranged by the Marchmont Association. It cleared up in time for stalls, orchestra, choir, Mexican band and children’s’ funfair to fill the street with colourful activity. See photos below. Marchmont Community Garden celebrated the second anniversary of its opening by organising […]

Open Garden Squares Weekend 8-9 June 2013

200 gardens, 2 days, 1 ticket! Open Garden Squares Weekend celebrates London’s great outdoor spaces over two magical days.  From historic squares to community allotments and roof gardens, there is access to spaces not normally open to the public, as well as special activities in other  places. In Bloomsbury, Bedford Square and Mecklenburgh Square will […]