Monthly Archives: May 2014

London Tree Week 24-31 May: Bloomsbury tree walk

London Tree Week will be celebrated in the Bloomsbury Squares by a walk to look at some of the splendid and unusual trees in our area. The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens, in association with Val Martin Memorial walks, will  offer a tree walk around the squares on Saturday 31 May at 2pm, meeting […]

Blooming Bloomsbury

The recent sunshine has brought out a wonderful early summer display of flowers in the tiny Marchmont Community Garden, Bloomsbury’s newest garden. Sandwiched in between Waitrose and the tall houses of Kenton St, it is hard to believe it was an unloved urban space only a very few years ago. The transformation by the MCG team […]

Bird song in Bloomsbury

Chris Watson, Handel Fellow at the Foundling Museum,  recorded bird song in the squares and gardens around the Foundling Museum in Brunswick Square on International Dawn Chorus day on 4 May. He played some sounds and spoke about the project  on the Today programme on Radio 4. His idea is to compare the sounds of […]

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 […]