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6–7 June 2020

6–7 June 2020

Jamyang Buddhist Centre

Jamyang Buddhist Centre
(Photo: Jamyang Buddhist Centre)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00

Activities

Guided tours of the building. Light refreshments and cakes.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

43 Renfrew Road
Nearest postcode: SE11 4NA

Buses

196 (Kennington Lane), 133, 155, 333 (Kennington Park Road), 3, 59, 109, 159 (Kennington Road)

Stations

Kennington, Elephant & Castle

Cycle hire station

Cotton Garden Estate (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Building and garden fully accessible. Uneven courtyard cobblestones but still quite accessible

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

This courtyard garden was created from the prisoners’ exercise yard of Old Kennington Courthouse, which was built in 1869. Volunteers designed and now maintained the garden, with planting consisting entirely of raised beds and pots with a mixture of shrubs, climbers, perennials, herbs, fruits, vegetables and flowers. The garden was inaugurated by HH Dalai Lama in 1999, and won the Conservation Foundation's award for the best Sacred Space in 2010. A large Buddha statue and fountain made from a Victorian cast-iron safe, provide a delightful setting for Jamyang's vegetarian café. 

Head Gardner: Janice and Stephen Sin
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00

Activities

Guided tours of the building. Light refreshments and cakes.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

43 Renfrew Road
Nearest postcode: SE11 4NA

Buses

196 (Kennington Lane), 133, 155, 333 (Kennington Park Road), 3, 59, 109, 159 (Kennington Road)

Stations

Kennington, Elephant & Castle

Cycle hire station

Cotton Garden Estate (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Building and garden fully accessible. Uneven courtyard cobblestones but still quite accessible

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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