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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Garden Activities - St Pancras-Islington-Stoke Newington

Aga Khan Centre - Islamic Gardens at King's Cross (CM1)

Gardens are only accessible as part of a 45-minute guided tour. There will be four tours offered an hour for up to 40 people an hour on a first-come first-served basis. Last tour at 16:30. There will be a film screening of interviews by the landscape designers. Light refreshments will be available.

Alara Permaculture Forest Garden (CM2)

Plant sale including blue bean and yacon plants. Food and teas from the garden. The gardens are linked to Alara who are providing organic muesli samples for visitors.

Arvon Road Allotment Group (IS1)

Members from Arvon Road Allotments on hand to explain the site’s history and show visitors around. Refreshments available.

Barnsbury Wood (IS2)

Stroll round the woodland and enjoy the hidden nature of this special site. Staff will be on site to explain the history and answer questions.

The Castle Garden (HK1)

The centre has a vegetarian café which serves food and herbal teas using produce from the garden.
Fresh garden herb tea and cakes will be available in the garden. Take a walk around and enjoy the tranquility, there are info boards to read along the way, or you can take a garden tour. There'll also be nature art/crafts activities for families.

Clissold Community Garden (HK2)

Tours available to all visitors. Refreshments, produce and products from the garden for sale. Art and joinery products to view and buy, created in PBHA’s Creative Industries.

Culpeper Community Garden (IS3)

Garden tours led by garden worker Mandy and volunteers. Home-made cakes and teas.

The Growing Kitchen (HK5)

Refreshments, peppermint tea and homemade cakes for sale. Informal guided tours available. A variety of seating plus picnic table.

King Henry's Walk Garden (IS4)

Tea and home-made cakes. Plant sale.
Traditional summer fête on Saturday afternoon with games, competitions, Pimm’s bar and pizzas from wood-fired oven.

Poet in residence: Philip Wood Saturday (Details)

Melissa Garden Bee Sanctuary (IS6)

Guides are on hand (and literature available) to provide information about bees, their behaviour and the threats to their survival (hence the need for bee sanctuaries). Refreshments (tea, real coffee, home-made cakes) on sale.

The Olden Community Garden (IS8)

Tea, coffee and cake in the Garden House.

The Skip Garden, Global Generation (CM16)

Regular garden tours. Stalls with products for sale. Skip Garden Café serves vegetarian home-made food and drinks.

Victoria Hall - Islamic Gardens at King's Cross (CM17)

Gardens are only accessible as part of a 30-minute guided tour. Four tours will be offered an hour for up to 40 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Last tour will be at 16:30. A film about the gardens featuring interviews with landscape architects will be on a loop. Refreshments will be served.