Category Events

Christmas carols in St George’s Gardens

Friends of St George’s Gardens invite you to singalaong with Songhaven soprano Caroline Kennedy and the Third Age Project ukulele band, Tunes on TAP. A unique musical experience not to be missed! And of course there will be mince pies and mulled wine as well. So do join us and please tell your friends to […]

Bloomsbury autumn walks

Friends of St George’s Gardens are offering another Tree Talk with the ever popular Bob Gilbert.  Come along to the Gardens on Sunday  31 October at 2.30 p.m. to hear Bob’s stories about  ‘Autumn in the Gardens’.  The walk will look at seasonal changes; buds, bark, fruit and seeds, and animal behaviour, as the natural […]

Bloomsbury festival: Justice and Eliza Fleming in St George’s Gardens

Saturday 23 October at 2.30pm The Bloomsbury Festival is now underway and continues until 24 October. We’re proud that again Friends of St George’s Gardens are putting on a festival event. On Saturday 23 October at 2.30 pm, the third of our presentations about people buried in the Gardens takes place. This year it’s the turn of Eliza […]

Songhaven concert, St George’s Gardens, 4 Sept, 3 pm

This Saturday 4 September at 3pm, Friends of St George’s Gardens invite you to another free Songhaven concert, following up their hugely successful return from lockdown on 10 July. The FoSGG Committee are really  proud to have been able to sponsor Songhaven’s summer concerts. To quote a member of the 10 July audience, ‘It was […]

Wellbeing walks through the Bloomsbury Squares

The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens invites you on healthy brisk daytime walks around Bloomsbury with our expert guides starting 30 July Just turn up on the day for a 1 hour circular walk. Spaces limited – allocated on a first come, first served basis. Walks will go ahead in all weathers. Free of […]

Music and theatre in St George’s Gardens

You are warmly invited to these upcoming events:  SATURDAY 10 JULY 3-4 pm Songhaven are presenting a summer concert of songs from stage and screen, singing in the Gardens close to the Handel Street entrance. Songhaven were performing regularly in Lumen Church until Covid struck so you may know them – professional classically-trained artists. Come […]

Marama Café Band in St George’s Gardens

Next Sunday 6 June, Pete Watson’s Marama Café Band will be playing in the Gardens from 2 till 5 pm. They are a Balkan gypsy band playing folk and jazz. Do come along, sit on the grass, bring a picnic, relax. The event is free, funded by the Friends of St George’s Gardens with help […]

Trees – their secret stories

On Saturday 22 May, Bob Gilbert will give a talk about Trees – their secret stories for Friends of St George’s Gardens and friends. He will talk about the protective power of the birch, death and the elder, how the hazel shaped our history and more stories behind some of our commonest trees and shrubs.  […]

How to identify trees

How To Identify Trees by Greg Packman, ArboriculturalistThursday 13 May 20216-7pm This talk is taking place ahead of the Urban Tree Festival which runs from 15th-23rd May. London Gardens Trust is delighted to promote this Festival which celebrates urban and suburban trees, woods, forests, scrubland, hedgerows and all the wild places that bring life and joy to our […]

Parks during the Covid crisis -and the future of events

“Local green spaces were used heavily during the lockdown as many people craved fresh air and exercise. When cafes, pubs and other social spaces were closed, the parks and gardens became the place where public life was experienced.” A recent short article in the London Garden Trust’s newsletter London Landscapes by Dr Andrew Smith of […]