Big Dig at the Garden

It’s the official first day of our weekly volunteer gardening and we are taking part in Capital Growth’s annual London-wide Big Dig event, encouraging people to get involved in volunteering in community gardens. Everybody is welcome to join us. You just need to wear comfortable shoes and clothes.

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Easter Weekend at Dalston Curve

The Garden is open every day over the Easter weekend, 11am – 10pm on Friday – Sunday and until 7pm on Easter Monday. Our cafe has warming soups, delicious hot cross buns and baked treats, hot drinks and locally brewed beers. If it’s cold or wet, you can get cosy by the wood-burning stove in […]

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March in the Garden

You can drop into the Garden daily from 11am – 7pm during the month of March and until 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays (unless the weather is very cold or wet.) The recent cold temperatures have meant that some of the early Spring bulbs which might normally be finished flowering by now, are still looking good. […]

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Snowy weather opening times

The sub-zero temperatures over the last few days have meant that the water-pipes at the Garden have frozen, so we have had to close to the public. We will be open on Friday 2 March from 11am – 5pm, so you can pop in and have a walk in the snow if it’s still here! However […]

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Happy new year!

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?

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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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