Monthly Archives: July 2014

Free guided walks around Bloomsbury Squares in July and August

The Val Martin Memorial Walks take place on Saturdays, 11am, rain or shine! Meet at the steps of the Goodenough Club 23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N 2AD Please register and confirm each walk at: or on The Square (search “Val Martin Memorial Walks” to find us on Eventbrite) Upcoming 2014 Walks:  July 12th – Squares of […]

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 Our parks are a national treasure and every year over two and a half billion visits are made […]

Saving Bloomsbury: A Case for Celebration

Forty years ago, the people of Bloomsbury drew, wrote and celebrated their way out of destruction.  A Case for Celebration is an exhibition from 14th to 26th July that illustrates a treasured area of Bloomsbury that was saved and marks the significant efforts made at the time to protect it from demolition. This exhibition features the original illustrations […]

Brunswick Square sculpted in fruit and veg


Book benches in Bloomsbury Squares

Bloomsbury is an area inextricably linked with literature new and old. Look out for specially designed benches in some of the Bloomsbury Squares from 1 July. They’ll look like giant open books, with exciting artwork relating to well-known literary characters. Books about Town aims to highlight reading for enjoyment. New interpretations of classics alongside careful preservation of historic […]