Category Tavistock Square

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 […]

7/7 Memorial Lecture, 2014 – Martine Wright

The 7/7 Memorial Trust is delighted to announce that Martine Wright, a 7/7 survivor and Paralympic athlete will be delivering this year’s 7/7 Memorial Lecture on the evening of Monday 30th June in The Great Hall at the British Medical Association in Tavistock Square. Martine Wright lost both legs in the 7/7 terrorist attacks on the […]

Chelsea Fringe in the Bloomsbury Squares 17 & 24 May

  Chelsea Fringe, now in its third year, comes to the Bloomsbury Squares for the first time     with three events on 17 May and  one on 24 May:   Talking, drawing Bloomsbury squares:  A close, and unusual, look at three of Bloomsbury’s squares and gardens. This event takes place twice : May 17, from […]