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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Relax and unwind with ‘Take a Pause’ evening

Wednesday 26 March, 6-8.30pm Join City & Hackney MIND for a free event at the Curve Garden to ‘Take a Pause’, learn some great self-care techniques, and unwind with live music. Along with music there will be food and the opportunity to experience first-hand the scientifically proven benefits of mindfulness and other self-care techniques. Relax with free […]

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The Boiler House Singers Summer Concert

Sunday 25 June, 5-7pm

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Summer song & dance & for children

Wednesday 28 June, 11am Grab a beanbag at the bottom of the Garden and prepare to have fun with ‘Mrs H and the Singalong band who will be here to entertain young children and their families. This event is free but donations are most welcome for Mrs H & her Singalong Band!  

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LonDONE – Return to Trinidad & Tobago

Wednesday 28 June, 7-9m Four electrifying Trinidad and Tobago spoken word poets presenting some of their work as well as work created in London. Included in the lineup are multiple National (TT) Slam Finalists Derron Sandy and Idrees Saleem (2014 National Chmpion). The poets are from The 2 Cents Movement, the leading organisation for spoken […]

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Volunteer to help look after the Garden

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Open Garden Squares Weekend

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 June This weekend sees the return of a highlight of the annual gardening calendar, with the opening up of hundreds of private, secret and little-known gardens across London for ‘Open Garden Squares Weekend’. Visitors can explore private gardens, roof gardens, community allotments, gardens on barges, and in schools. The Curve Garden is […]

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Dalston Children’s Festival – Dalston Flower Show for Children

Saturday 27 May, 1-5pm Dalston Children’s Festival is back this year on Saturdays 27 May & 3 June, with activities happening in places and spaces all over the neighbourhood. Children can come along to the Curve Garden 1-5pm on Saturday 27 May for the Dalston Flower Show for Children, to make pizzas in the wood-fired […]

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The Hanging Gardener presents The Garden of Abandon

Sunday 28 May 6.30 – 8pm Hanging in the Garden with St.John Stephen The gardener and poet St.John Stephen off the radio and in person with guest gardeners, poets and musicians – a Hanging Gardener? What could go wrong?

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Sounds of Nature drawing – Children’s Holiday Activities

Wednesday 31 May at 2, 3 & 4pm Birds singing, bees buzzing, animals calling, wind rushing though the trees, rain falling – some of the sounds you can hear in green spaces in the city. Walk around the Curve Garden with artist Sandra Keating, then close your eyes and listen closely to all of these sounds… you’ll […]

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Sunflower Artists – Children’s Holiday Activities

Thursday 1 June at 2, 3 & 4pm Yellow, sunflowers, seeds and using your hands not paintbrushes to make art are the focus for this workshop led by Sandra Keating. Children will hear about ‘Sunflower Artists’ Vincent Van Gogh and Ai Weiwei before working with seeds and tissue paper  to make their own sunflowers and […]

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