Former industrial/garage space now a pleasant, intimate communal urban green space. Sixteen allotment plots, wildlife area and thriving beehives. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Award-winning centre for horticultural training which is open for everyone to enjoy. Wildlife pond, food-growing, orchard. Plants and materials for sale. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
A beekeeping and environmental education community project. Transforming unused, neglected spaces into gardens with new growing beds, fruit trees, soft fruit, nectar-rich plants, herbs and flowers. Beekeeping, crafts and candle-making.
Bee Urban, The Hive, Kennington Park Depot, St Agnes Place
Formal garden square originally laid out between 1824 and 1832 on land belonging to the Corporation of Trinity House. Contains one of the oldest outside statues in London, probably of Alfred the Great. Music. Refreshments.
Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers.
Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.
A beautiful Victorian garden in the heart of Borough. Octavia Hill’s flagship project for environmental and social schemes in 1887, restored as an ’open-air sitting-room’ by Bankside Open Spaces Trust in 2005 with Heritage Lottery funding.
We are a large community garden on an old wharf of the Surrey Canal. We host a wide variety of different sustainable gardening methods, all managed by local people. Homemade refreshments, plants and self led tours.
Imaginatively designed community garden in a disused tarmac courtyard. Raised beds, enchanting planted courtyard and observation beehive. Refreshments and many activities. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Plant packed 120ft x 20ft garden with charming backdrop of St Giles Church. Evolved over 30yrs into a romantic country style garden brimming with colour and overflowing with pots. In June, spectacular roses stretch the full length of the garden, both on the artist’s studio and festooning an old iron staircase.
Enjoy innovative virtual reality art from graffiti artist INSA, live DJ performances and the chance to win a trip to Vegas at Flat Iron Square, London Bridge
On the 6th, 7th and 8th June, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will host Vegas: Alter Your Reality™ (VAYR), an immersive experience
Garden of remembrance on the site of a burial ground for licensed prostitutes. Stunning ’goosewing’ entrance and honey-coloured Cotswold limestone walls. ’Feminine’ pastel shades decorating the edge of the garden. Garden tour.
Crossbones Memorial Garden, Union Street / Red Cross Way
London Fire Brigade’s Pop Up Museum celebrates London History Day 2018
Come to the London Fire Brigade’s pop up museum and prepare to be transported back to the Great Fire of London for a fun-packed and free day out.
London Fire Brigade Pop-Up Museum The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, London
A sensory show with captivating images and intriguing sounds that will keep your little ones rapt. Ages strictly 6-18 months.
From the makers of Scrunch and Seesaw, this brand new show is a great first trip to theatre for the really young.
Time for a walk, better wrap up warm. Poppers, buttons, zips.
Lambeth Palace has one of the oldest and largest private gardens in London. It has been occupied by Archbishops of Canterbury since 1197. Formal courtyard boasts historic White Marseilles fig planted in 1556. Parkland style garden features mature trees, woodland and native planting, orchard and pond.
An evening of wonderful piano music played by virtuoso pianist Warren Mailley-Smith, described as ’Stunning’ by Classic FM and ’The embodiment of the modern Romantic Concert pianist’ by Musical Opinion.
Southwark Anglican Cathedral,
The London Concertante are delighted to return to Southwark Cathedral once again this year as part of their 2018 Four Seasons UK tour! Headlined by Vivaldi’s eternal masterpieces, the ensemble present an accompanying programme bursting with classical treats and hidden gems.
A tribute to American, European & British music from Classical to The Beatles featuring
St Joseph’s High School Symphony Orchestra & Band from Michigan, USA
with Burke Lokey and Aaron Engleman, Directors
“Tchaikovsky meets the Beatles” is the best introduction to this delightful concert by St Joseph’s High
Inspired by the real life murder hotel designed and operated by 19th century serial killer H. H. Holmes, immersive theatre company differencENGINE (Heist) place participants in the driving seat of their experience – your choices will have ramifications, can you trust your instincts?
The Biscuit Factory, Top Floor Block F, 100 Clements Road, Bermondsey
Today, Tue 29 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun
Three very attractive gardens open in this small, elegant square of 1840s listed villas located in Peckham SE London. Each approx 90ft x 50ft has its own shape and style as the Square curves in a U shape. No.
Awarded a Green Flag 2017/18, a stunning gated garden just 100 yards from the river Thames, Tate modern and Globe Theater. A bridged Wildlife pond, fernery, raised herb beds, grape vines, native flower beds.
The decks of many of the barges moored here have been laid out with gardens to form an ’inside-out’ floating garden square. Tea and cakes. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Garden Barge Square at Downings Roads Moorings, Reed’s Wharf, 33 Mill Street
A hidden secret garden with a unique story and many delights in the planting. A small paved area includes a pond and fountain. Within the narrow space climbers cover the walls and pots brimming with foliages create texture and colour.
Vast roof terrace with panoramic views of the Thames and professionally managed formal gardens. Award-winning kitchen garden managed by volunteers, producing vegetables and edible flowers. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
The London Dungeon will once again invite the most fearless visitors to place their hands on Agnes Guppy’s iconic Ouija board and make contact with the spiritual world. Back by popular demand, Séance is back for one week only!
The London Dungeon, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London
Step through the doorway to Far Far away and get ready for a wonderful journey at Shrek’s Adventure! London. Prepare yourself for a shrektacular experience where you’ll encounter Shrek’s friends and foes, and have the chance to meet everyone’s favourite green Ogre!
Shrek’s Adventure, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth
Feria De Londres brings the vitality of a traditional Andalucian Feria to the heart of London. From Friday 25th May until Sunday 27th the Southbank will play host to a vibrant celebration of Spanish culture and cuisine.
Book a family guided tour or an audio tour around the home of the UK Parliament. All kids come in for free on family guided tours, and one child has free entry with each paying adult on the audio tours. Both the tours are very interactive and are designed to entertain as well as to inform!
Discover 1000 years of history in this world-famous building on one of our Family Guided Tours or the family version of the Audio Tour.
Ever wondered where Guy Fawkes hid before he tried to blow up Parliament? Want to see the very spot where Charles I was tried and found guilty of treason?
View dates & book
Tickets from £8.50(includes £1.50 in fees per ticket)
6th May - 30th September 2018
’The best dance party with your under 5-year-old that you’ve ever had... absolutely joyous.’ ?????
Underbelly Festival, Belvedere Road Coach Park London
Award-winning garden on the site of a churchyard and college dating from the 12th century. Both were destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666 and not rebuilt. Privately owned, this unique space combines traditional and more contemporary elements.
Vestry House, Disruptive Capital Finance, Laurence Pountney Hill
London History Day is back and it’s bigger and better than ever.
On Thursday 31 May 2018 more than 70 of London’s museums, galleries and cultural spaces will open their doors to reveal special behind-the-scenes tours, rarely-seen exhibits and one-off events, celebrating the capital’s unique identity.
Sunday Brunch? Yes Please.
Wake up London, we’re up on the roof!
Bringing together the most exciing brands and products to the attention of 180 of the most sociable connected group of bloggers & influencers, yes that’s you!
Grange St Paul’s Hotel, 10 Godliman Street, London.
Musical Event for children aged 0-7 and their parents
It’s a children’s concert of bite sized musical pieces with lively presentation to introduce live instruments and plenty of chances for fidgety feet to get up and dance to the music: the perfect setting to explore music and rhythm.
Spend this May half term by getting creative at the Bank of England Museum. Get together as a family and be as imaginative as possible to create a box-shaped keepsake box to take home. Also get the most out of your visit to the Museum with the help of a literary trail which ties in with our temporary exhibition.
Hidden courtyards, a sunny square where tender species survive, and a vegetable and cutting garden. In the main garden, a fine medieval hall forms a spectacular backdrop for a planted terrace and lawns sweeping down to the river. Refreshments.
Delightful courtyard garden dominated by a London plane tree, planted in 1837. An inspirational example of a shade garden of flowers and shrubs. Tea and light refreshments. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers, Ave Maria Lane
Part of the Inns of Court lying between Fleet Street and the Embankment. The magnificent high border overlooks lawns interspersed with mature trees. Continuously developed borders display an unusual variety of herbaceous plant combinations.