Category Tavistock Square

7/7 memorial to go ahead

The installation of a memorial within Tavistock Square Gardens to commemorate the 13 innocent victims who lost their lives in the terrorist bus bombing at Tavistock Square on 7 July 2005 has received full planning permission. There is currently a small plaque on the railings of the British Medical Association on the east side of the […]

Bloomsbury Squares Bird Walk for Big Garden Bird Watch, 29 January, 12-1 pm

Join us as we walk around Russell Square and Tavistock Square, bird spotting. We will meet at the main entrance to Russell Square gardens (near the café) on Monday 29 January, at 12 noon. Lucas Von Chamier (UCL Conservation group) will be guiding the group and letting us know what to look out for. After […]

Bursting blooms and baby birds

These baby blackbirds were in the nest in the ivy wall of Marchmont Community Garden, but have fledged in the past 48 hours. A second pair of blackbirds is now nesting and frantically feeding their young further along the same ivy wall and a pair of great tits are in the bird box on the […]

Magnolia blooms in Tavistock Square

Strollers though the square were rewarded with this lovely sight of the magnolias waking up after the winter, captured by Margaret Brett.

December mulled wine and daffodils in Tavistock Square

Friends of Tavistock Square offered their annual mulled wine and mince pies event in the square in the unseasonal temperature of 15 degrees.   Several weeks of such temperatures have brought out December daffodils in the grass both here and in Russell Square.         If you’ve spotted other unseasonal anomalies, let us […]

Autumn in Tavistock Square

October produced wonderful colours this year, with mild weather to stroll around the squares and enjoy them. Margaret Brett, of the Friends of Tavistock Square, has sent in these pictures showing the autumn glory of Tavistock Square.

Rethinking parks – ‘Bloomsbury Squared’

The London Borough of Camden is embarking on a one year programme to explore new ways of managing and operating nine of the Bloomsbury Squares.  The Bloomsbury Squares play a fundamental role in defining the character and identity of this popular district of London. They are a valued and iconic collection of public spaces, and make […]