Category St George’s Gardens

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’.  […]

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 […]

Light and Shade in the Bloomsbury Gardens: View festival drawings of the squares online

The artist Nick Andrew had a busy (and exhausting!) 9 days from 16 – 24 October, drawing, demonstrating and meeting visitors in and around the Bloomsbury garden squares for the Bloomsbury Festival, with the theme of ‘Shining Light’. (See the ‘Bedford Square’ drawing below.) We’re planning an exhibition of the drawings in Bloomsbury shortly (details […]

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 […]