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The Well Beeing garden

Free May/June activities

Come and join us every Thursday afternoon from 3:30-4:45 for an sunny afternoon of free activities…whatever the weather.

  • 4/5 Fancy building a raised bed to grow plants/veg. Come and find out how.
  • 11/5 Feeling herby? Come and learn about growing herbs n have a cuppa herb t!
  • 18/5 Want to design your own Chelsea flower show garden. Come n learn how
  • 25/5 Wild about wildflowers? Come and learn grow a wildflower meadow
  • 1/6 Half term botanical painting workshop. Kids, learn how to paint beautiful flowers
  • 8/6. Elderflower cordial workshop. Come and learn about free (sustainable) food foraging.
  • 15/6 Garden design workshop. How to plant up your outdoor space for summer colour.
  • 22/6 Summer solstice antics…fairy crowns and witches brew!
  • 29/6 Pond dipping. Learn how to build your own wildlife pond.

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Your views: how can we clean up our air?

Part two of Sadiq’s ‘consultation’ which Simon Birkett said didn’t go far enough. How can we stand by when our children are being exposed to dangerously polluted air, putting them at greater risk of serious health conditions. 

For more details, see  www.london.gov.uk

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The Big Dig

Saturday 19th November, 10am to 3 pm, Peckwater Centre, 6 Peckwater St, NW5 2TX.

Drop in and help us create an inspiring new therapeutic community garden in the heart of Kentish Town. Bring gloves & a spade (if you can) Refreshments provided! For further details, email:  Greenhealthspace@gmail.com

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The Listening Space – a truly inspiring new eco-therapy project/community space coming to Kentish Town

The team at Transition Kentish Town has been asked by the most wonderful, inspiring Camden doctor – Dr Jane Myat, from the Caversham NHS Group practice in NW5. Jane has asked us to collaborate on turning a really neglected, derelict huge courtyard to be found between Leighton Rd and Peckwater, NW5. The site has not been used for years, and is aimed at being turned into a bucolic garden that could really help patients, and bring the community together. Jane’s words of how many of her patients were victims of war, isolated folks, people cut off from society really spoke from the heart. Continue reading

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The Fields Beneath

In September 2011, we ran an art exhibition in our pop up shop on Fortess Road, entitled ‘The Fields Beneath’.

“Happy are those who see beauty in modest spots where others see nothing. Everything is beautiful; the whole secret lies in knowing how to interpret it.”
– Camille Pissarro (1893) quoted in Gillian Tindall’s The Fields Beneath: The history of One London Village

Seven local artists explored the idea of hidden images and hidden beauty which can emerge from mundane backgrounds that might otherwise be overlooked.

Exhibition flyer

Outside of pop up shop, branded The UnShop

Opening night

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