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Making Space

Sunday, 18th July, 2022. 1pm to 4pm. Almost every day we come across small pockets of green spaces hidden amongst the city streets..from the popular and well-used to the unloved, they all add to the patchwork of micro-environments that contribute to the city. Over the past four years we have been hosting get-togethers and workshops […]

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Wilding the Fair Street Pocket Park

Following on from our late-autumn bulb planting session we will shortly be starting the next phase of improvements to the Fair Street Pocket Park. Ongoing Covid-19 restrictions mean that we are not able to invite people along to join us at the moment, but, we are following current rules and look forward to being able […]

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The Winter Garden – Cancelled

UPDATE 4th Jan: Sadly, because of the ongoing situation with Covid-19 we have had to cancel this activity as it would go against the current recommendations for Tier 4 areas. We look forward to being able to restart our community activities as and when appropriate. In the meantime why not take a few minutes in […]

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Community Bulb Planting

Join us on Sunday 1st November at 2pm and help plant for a colourful spring. Please ensure that you adhere to social distancing if you come along. We will be santising the equipment that is available and hand sanitiser will be available.

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Cleaner, Greener, Safer

We are delighted to have been awarded a Cleaner, Greener, Safer grant from Southwark Council. This funding will be the starting point for the next phase of our work in the Dream Garden pocket park. Over the next few months, we will be diversifying the planting in the space to promote greater biodiversity and make […]

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Pocket Park update

As this summer starts we have to acknowledge that the world has changed greatly since we ran our Winter Wonderland in December 2019. Spring 2020 has been a very difficult time for everyone and we have all been affected in some way. We have all felt the impact in different ways and to varying degrees […]

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Let the Children Play

One of the aims of the Dream Garden project is to explore the ways that the pocket park can be used by the community. We are also keen to explore how local schools can potentially use the space for creative outdoor learning. Avant-Gardening’s Polly is particularly interested in the history of play and street games […]

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