Category Bedford Square

Bloomsbury Festival 15-20 October 2013

Look out for the events happening in or starting from the Bloomsbury Squares during the Festival week. Don’t miss Bedford Square: JAZZ IN THE SQUARE Sunday 20 October 12-4 pm Enjoy swinging vocal-led jazz with gin cocktails from the Gin Garden, lawn games, coffee and cake and other afternoon refreshments, as Bedford Square opens its gates for a relaxing Sunday afternoon. There are […]

Open Garden Squares Weekend 8-9 June 2013

200 gardens, 2 days, 1 ticket! Open Garden Squares Weekend celebrates London’s great outdoor spaces over two magical days.  From historic squares to community allotments and roof gardens, there is access to spaces not normally open to the public, as well as special activities in other  places. In Bloomsbury, Bedford Square and Mecklenburgh Square will […]

A Unique Urban Village Fete and Extravaganza!

Bloomsbury Summer fete takes place in Bedford Square, Friday 14th June 2013 – 11am to 10.30pm Check it out on: https://sites.google.com/site/bloomsburysummerfete/ Bloomsbury Big Al-Fresco Lunch starts at 11 and continues all day. Event Coordinator                                                   Midtown Business Club Members Liaison Jim Murray                   […]

Happy Christmas from Bedford Square

The Christmas tree is up in Bedford Square and although we’re lacking a dusting of snow or even a festive frost, the lights look magical twinkling through the borders. Meanwhile, with all the leaves down, we are being treated to the sight of the magnificent London Plane trees in all their architectural glory.  Silhouetted against the winter sky, […]

Hello from Bedford Square!

Hi!  I’m James, the Head Gardener at Bedford Estates.  With my team, I look after Bedford Square and I’ll be posting a few entries over the coming months to let you know what’s happening in the Garden. Things are calming down now after a busy summer and the Bloomsbury Festival was the last event for a while.  What […]

Bloomsbury Summer Fete postponed

  The awful weather means that, with great sadness and regret, the organisers of the forthcoming ‘Bloomsbury Summer Fete’ – due to take place on Friday 13 July – are having to re-schedule the event. Conditions in Bedford Square are so water logged, following the recent extreme rain storms that, with more heavy rain forecast for […]

Bloomsbury Summer Fete

The Bloomsbury Summer Fete will take place in Bedford Square on Friday 13th July from 12 noon to 9.30pm. http://www.bloomsburysummerfete.org.uk. The event is organised by The Bloomsbury Association and Midtown Business Club.

BEDFORD SQUARE: London Squares talks

Todd Langstaffe-Gowan, author of  The London Square: Gardens in the Midst of Town, will be giving  short talks on Sunday 10 June at 2.30pm and 3.30pm, during Open Garden Squares Weekend.  Todd will also be available to sign copies of his book.