Category Events

St George’s Gardens tour of the old graves

Next Saturday, 19 November, Dr Roger Bowdler will lead a lecture walk around the graves, starting at the Chapel of Rest at 12 noon. Don’t miss it. Friends of St George’s Gardens invite you to come along and join the walk. Roger knows more than anyone about the graves in St George’s Gardens. He worked […]

Breathe: Bloomsbury Festival 2022 walks and events

 Bloomsbury Festival 2022 features a whole host of events, including a number of fascinating walks and talks which covering a diverse range of topics. Take a look below at some of the highlights.   See Full Festival Programme Here Friends of St George’s Gardens are presenting a free event in their fascinating series on former occupants […]

Bloomsbury’s Links to Slavery: St George’s Gardens in the Bloomsbury Festival

A presentation exploring how the lives of some of the people buried in St George’s Gardens were closely linked to slavery, which brought wealth and privilege to Bloomsbury. On Saturday 22 October at 3pm, Friends of St George’s Gardens will be looking at the lives of some of the people buried in the Gardens who owned […]

Songhaven Summer concert in St George’s gardens, 16 July

Songhaven’s free summer concert is on Saturday 16 July, 3-4pm – songs from stage and screen performed by professional classically-trained artists. The Friends are sponsoring this concert so please come along and enjoy the music and the good weather too. Last year’s Songhaven concerts were a great success and this year’s will be just as […]

Wellbeing walks from the Bloomsbury Squares -summer/autumn programme

Day Date Time Meet at Walk to See Mon 18.07.22 1100 Red Lion Square Russell Square Meet the Pope of Russell Square and his Cats Tue 26.07.22 1100 Marchmont Community Gdn Argyle Square gardens From dust heaps to gardens Wed 03.08.22 1100 Mecklenburgh Square Woburn Walk To the shops with a Georgian Queen and other […]

Marama Cafe Band, Sunday 26 June, 2-5 pm, St George’s Gardens

Friends of St George’s Gardens invite you to make a note in your diary for their next event in the Gardens – the Marama Cafe Band, playing from 2 – 5.00 p.m. on Sunday 26 June.  A free event and all are welcome – just turn up, bring a picnic and enjoy the chilled out […]

Chelsea Fringe: Sketching in the Bloomsbury Squares

The Chelsea Fringe festival is 11 years old, now worldwide, and will have events in Bloomsbury this year! Community gardeners, artists, activists and anyone with an interest in gardens, plants and outdoor space have a chance to get involved and do something fun and positive. Nick Andrew, an artist of the outdoors, will be sketching in […]

Tree walk in St George’s Gardens 15 May

Walk and Talk in the Gardens with Bob Gilbert 3.00 pm, Sunday 15 May Join this Spring walk and talk in the Gardens with the popular Bob Gilbert, arranged by Friends of St George’s Gardens. Bob is the author of ‘Ghost Trees – Nature and People in a London Parish’, and ‘The Green London Way’.  […]

Wellbeing walks – new season

The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens invites you on healthy, brisk walks around Bloomsbury with the expert Camden Guides.* Just turn up on the day for a one hour circular walk.Spaces limited – allocated on a first come, first served basis. Walks will go ahead in all weathers. Free of charge. Day Date Time […]

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 […]