Dalston Children’s Festival

Saturday 26 May, 1-4pm Dalston Children’s Festival is back this year again on the two Saturdays either side of the half-term holidays – 26 May & 2 June. Activities for children and their families will be happening in places and spaces all over the neighbourhood. You can pick up a programme leaflet for both Saturdays at […]

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Take A Pause: MIND festival of wellbeing

Wednesday 16 May 2018, 6 – 8.30pm Mental health awareness week makes place 14-20 May and this year’s special focus is on stress. So why not ‘Take a Pause’ from busy city life and step into MIND’s annual festival of wellbeing at Dalston Curve Garden. You can try out  Tai Chi, yoga, mindfullness and massage and […]

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Weekly Saturday Garden Volunteering sessions

We are still welcoming new volunteers for our weekly gardening sessions which take place every Saturday 2-5pm. If you would like to get involved we ask everyone to complete our short volunteer register form and we will drop you a line to invite you along for one of our ‘new volunteer’ days. You can see […]

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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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