Happy new year!

January 5, 2018

Keepcitieswild (1)Happy new year to all! The Garden is open every day from 11am – 7pm. Our cafe  serves fresh home-made soup every day, so why not come in and blow any winter cobwebs away?

Happy Christmas to all!

Wishing all Garden visitors, volunteers and supporters the happiest of Christmas times! Thank you for all your help and support for the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden this year. The Garden is now closed until Thursday 4 January 2018.

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Festival of Light – illuminating the darkness of winter

December 2017 We are cheering everyone up on the dark winter nights once more this year, with our annual ‘Festival of Light’, when we illuminate  the Garden with hand-crafted ‘jam-jar’ lanterns, paper ‘fruit ‘n’ veg’ lanterns and our  ‘Greenhouse Lantern’.  Light Nights take place Thursdays – Sundays, 5-10pm, until Friday 22 December.

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Sound & Light Show with Andy Diagram & Rucksack Cinema

Friday 8 December, 7pm Enjoy a free atmospheric event in the Garden for our Festival of Light. Trumpeter Andy Diagram will create his unique soundscapes using electronic effects, accompanied by an eclectic mix of film and images projected onto the Garden and surrounding buildings by Jaime Rory Lucy, aka Rucksack Cinema. Add in 100s of […]

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Christmas Classic film screening: It’s a Wonderful Life!

Sunday 10 December, 7pm “Every time a bell rings an angel gets its wings’. Warm your heart on a cold winter night, with our free Rucksack Cinema screening of Christmas classic ‘Its a Wonderful Life’. The cafe will be serving mulled wine and hot chocolate, we’ll be under the cover of our wooden pavilion and […]

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Festive Singing nights!

Thursday 14 December, 7.30pm & Saturday 16 December, 7pm We’ve got two nights of festive singing in among all of our ‘Festival of Light’ lanterns. We’ll be serving mulled wine, hot chocolate and seasonal treats from our cafe and on 16 December, Latto’s Pizzas will be served fresh from the wood-fired oven. Wrap up warm, […]

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Family Fridays with Double Bass Dan & Friends

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November in the Garden

The last of the pumpkins have made their way to the compost bin, but the Garden is still looking lovely, with the birch and alder trees in their clothing of golden autumnal leaves. We are open 11am to 7pm every day, with late night opening until 10pm on Thursday to Sunday. We serve hot chocolate […]

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Pumpkin Light up nights!

Monday 23 – Sunday 29 October, 6 – 10pm Enjoy the nightly spectacle of hundreds of pumpkins lit up throughout the Garden from 22-29 October, 6-10pm.e This year 680 pumpkins have been carved by Hackney residents over one weekend. The warm weather does mean that some of our pumpkin guests might have journeyed to the compost […]

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Pumpkin Lantern Festival 2017!

Take part in this year’s Pumpkin Lantern Festival Our annual Pumpkin Lantern Show has grown into a festival! Once again we are inviting children, young people and adults to help transform hundreds of pumpkins into weird and wonderful creations to take part in Dalston’s Pumpkin Lantern spectacle. All of the lanterns are then lit up […]

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BRIXTON ♥︎ DALSTON

Sunday 8 October, 2-6pm Following a launch at the 2016 London Design Festival – and happenings at the V&A, Tate Modern and #LDF17 – experimental utopia and nation state-of-mind ‘Brixtopia’ lands in Dalston during October, mixing art, protest and the Brixton Pound in a north of the river first. Dalston’s Acqua7 gallery will host an […]

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