Take part in our 2016 Pumpkin Lantern Show!

Saturday 22 October, 12 – 5pm & Sunday 23 October, 12 – 4pm It’s time for Dalston’s annual ‘Halloween Pumpkin Lantern Show’! All shapes and sizes of pumpkins will be waiting to be transformed by children and young people over a marathon weekend of carving. The weekend ends with all the lanterns lit up together in […]

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Pumpkin Lantern Show!

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Woodburner music nights for summer

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Smear Garden – Hackney artists’ exhibition

Friday 23 September from 6pm – Sunday 25 September (during garden opening times, 11am -11pm) “We are interested in the wild versus the cultivated (slugs and caryatids), emotional baggage, interspecies intimacy, inefficiency, and in fantasy, heart break and laughter.” Smear Garden is an evolving exhibition of four Hackney-based artists – Claire Blundell-Jones, Stephanie Farmer, Natasha LaForce […]

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Love Dart

Love Dart by Hermione Spriggs is part of the Smear Garden exhibition at the Curve Garden 23-25 September 2016 “The verb “to dart” is not a notion I easily associate with slugs and snails. “Love”, however, maybe. I once witnessed a slug, centrally placed on a gravel path in a London park, lustfully entwining itself […]

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Slugs: Can We Forgive Them?

Sunday 25 September 2016, 4pm Slugs are a part of British life, and not always a popular one with gardeners! But these ultra-specialised snails are not all bad, and some have much to teach us. Their surprising evolution, behaviour and diversity (as well as ways to control them) will be showcased by mollusc specialist Dr Ben Rowson from […]

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Open House 2016 – Free Talks

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 September 2016, 2 & 4pm Come along to one of our free talks on 17 or 18 September for Open House 2016 to find out how many hands transformed this space into much needed green space for Dalston!

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Autumn Flower Arranging for the Sunny Fund children’s charity

Thursday 15 September, 7 – 8.30pm Price £30 On the eve of the harvest moon, enjoy making an autumnal vase arrangement with the London Flower Farmer  and help raise money for The Sunny Fund.  All the money raised from the evening will go directly to the Sunny Fund,  a charity which helps vulnerable children who have very little […]

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Children’s Summer Theatre Week!

Monday 25 – Friday 29 July, 9 – 1pm Children aged 7-12 who like singing and dancing, and young people aged 13-16 years who are interested in getting involved behind the scenes of theatre have the opportunity to perform with professionals from Hackney Children’s Theatre and make a show in a week! The week will […]

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Black Tongues

Wednesday 27 July, 7-11pm  

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