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9-10 June 2018

9-10 June 2018

Kath Gillmore Community Garden

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 12:00–17:00

Activities

Pollinator guides for sale. T-shirt printing, tarot card reading, crafts from the bees, face and henna hand painting. Plant sale. Self-guided estate tours. Acoustic music. Refreshments..

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Between Blocks S & T of the Peabody Blackfriars Estate on the Blackfriars Road
Nearest postcode: SE1 8HT

Buses

45, 63, 100

Stations

Southwark, Waterloo, Elephant & Castle

Cycle hire station

Webber Street (Map)

Public toilets

Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park (Map)
Saturday 10:00-18:00
Sunday 10:00-18:00

Access

Level access

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

This Peabody housing estate, built in 1871, is listed grade II. The community garden was imaginatively designed in 2013 to make use of a disused tarmac courtyard. It comprises 14 raised beds, which residents use for growing food and nectar-rich plants.

The garden is entered by an enchanting planted courtyard, with fruiting hedge and herb plants. It has played host to gardening clubs, theatre performances and bike workshops and is run by a local beekeeping resident (yes, there will be kids' bee suits to try on!), with the support of residents on the Peabody Blackfriars and surrounding estates/housing lands.

Garden Co-ordinator: Carole Wright
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 12:00–17:00

Activities

Pollinator guides for sale. T-shirt printing, tarot card reading, crafts from the bees, face and henna hand painting. Plant sale. Self-guided estate tours. Acoustic music. Refreshments..

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Between Blocks S & T of the Peabody Blackfriars Estate on the Blackfriars Road
Nearest postcode: SE1 8HT

Buses

45, 63, 100

Stations

Southwark, Waterloo, Elephant & Castle

Cycle hire station

Webber Street (Map)

Public toilets

Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park (Map)
Saturday 10:00-18:00
Sunday 10:00-18:00

Access

Level access

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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