Open House London Weekend

September 16, 2017

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 September, 1-5pm

Open HouseOne of our favourite annual events is back, opening up architectural places and spaces all over London for everyone to discover and explore. We will be giving talks about how the Curve Garden came to be here and our design and planting features. We will also be  discussing how small managed green spaces like the Garden have never been more vital to happy, healthy cities.

Talks start every 90 minutes – no need to book and as always, everyone is welcome.!


Sunday 17 September, 5-6.30pm

Screen Shot 2017-09-05 at 19.21.51Tash ‘Terabyte’ Bonner of Vaaracity is back at the Garden with the second of his relaxed ‘Sunday Sessions’. As well as featuring up and coming singer songwriters, this session will also showcase ‘King Cliff and the Rhythm Riders’. Free, no need to book and everybody welcome


Hackney Herbal Communi-TEA party

Thursday 14 September 2017, 5-8pm Join the brilliant Hackney Herbal in our Pineapple House, for a free end of summer community gathering celebrating herbs. Drop in to make your own herbal teas, learn how to grow your own herbs, and enjoy herb-inspired food and drink.

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Open East Radio special for Open House – Sacred Spaces

Saturday 16 September, 2-4pm Open East Radio is back with another radio discussion show live from the Garden. This month as part of ‘Open House London’, alongside tunes from regular DJ Newton Ace the topic of conversation is ‘Sacred Spaces’. What are the places that are special to us and why? What makes a place special? […]

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Sunday sessions with Tash ‘Terabyte’ Bonner

Sunday 3 September, 5-7.30pm

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Drums in the Garden

Thursday 31 August, 6-8pm The Sunny Fund is a charity that supports vulnerable young people, by offering bursaries that enable them to take part in positive activities such as dance, performance, cookery and sport. The Fund regularly supports Amberliegh,  an Islington based charity offering an integrated drumming, dance and music programme for children with a range […]

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Peace in the Streets Quilt Project

Saturdays 5 & 19 August & 2 September Hackney young people aged 11-19, can join in this new art project over 3 Saturdays at the Garden & at Hackney Museum, culminating in a Peace Quilt for public display.  

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How time moves at different speeds…

If you are in the Garden on a Monday or Tuesday in August, you might come across Hackney artist Charlotte Williams-Foster who is making the Curve Garden her ‘studio’ for the month of August. “I feel so grateful to have the opportunity to work in this place that is at once so vibrant and so peaceful. […]

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Bank Holiday weekend opening times

Pull up a seat and relax at the Garden this bank holiday weekend – we’re open Saturday & Sunday as usual 11am – 10pm, with extended opening on Bank Holiday Monday until 10pm. Hope to see you here!

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SKFEST returns with Jamii pop up market & performance of BOYS

Wednesday 23 & Thursday 24 August We’ve worked with  S+K Project at Dalston Curve Garden for the last 2 years, so we are delighted to see them back here for their third summer, this time with an exciting Dalston multi-venue line-up for two days of SKFEST. Jamii means ‘community’ so it’s great news that for SKFEST they have been invited to bring their […]

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SKFEST – BOYS by the S+K Project

Wednesday 23 August, 7.30 for 8pm. We’ve worked with  S+K Project at Dalston Curve Garden for the last 2 years so we are delighted to see them back here for their third summer, this time as part of an exciting multi-venue line-up for SKFEST. BOYS is an adaptation of Lord of the Flies, a 1954 novel by Nobel Prize-winning English […]

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