Monthly Archives: June 2015
Dying to Dig?
Even if you’re not dying to dig, you might like to spend a couple of hours getting closer to nature and doing lighter work in a square that needs your help to keep looking its best. Austerity has meant less council maintenance for garden squares – but growing things (especially grass and weeds) don’t wait […]
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 […]
Open Garden Squares Weekend in the Bloomsbury Squares 13 and 14 June 2015
Over 200 gardens to explore in this magical two-day event including many in Bloomsbury which are not usually open to the public: e.g. Mecklenburgh Sq, Bedford Sq, Collingham Gardens, Lutheran Centre, British Medical Association, October Gallery and White Hall hotel. Check the website for open days and times, and how to buy tickets http://www.opensquares.org/