Happy new year for 2020!

January 2, 2020

The Garden and cafe are open daily 11am – 7pm from 3 January and until 10pm on Wednesdays – Sundays. We will be closed on Monday 6, Tuesday 7 & Wednesday 8 January for winter repairs.

The cafe serves mulled wine, spiced cider and hot toddies, as well as hot chocolate and delicious cakes and fresh home-made soups every day during the week.

Hope to see you at the Garden this month!

December at the Garden

December at the Garden is all about brightening up the darkness of winter with magical lanterns in the Garden, late night openings, warming treats from our cafe and our special advent calendar shining a light on some of Hackney’s amazing charities. Our ‘Festival of Light’ is back, illuminating the Garden with hand-crafted lanterns and the […]

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Festive Singing with The Boiler House Singers

Thursday 19 December, 7 – 8.30pm  

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#HackneyChristmasCheer Advent Calendar 

This December we are once more running our #HackneyChristmasCheer social media campaign, using Twitter (@easterncurve), Instagram (@dalstongarden) and Facebook to shine a light on the many organisations that do amazing work, all year round, supporting people and the environment in Hackney. We hope you can take a few moments out of what can be a […]

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Candle-making fund-raiser for Hackney Winter Night Shelter

Sunday 1 December, 3-6pm Join ‘Wax Atelier’ in the Pineapple House at the Garden for a candle-making pop-up and help us raise money for Hackney Winter Night Shelter. In an afternoon of short drop-in sessions, East-London based designers Lola Lely and Yesenia Thibault-Picazo will introduce you to the fascinating craft of candle making. They will […]

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November in the Garden

Dalston Eastern Curve Garden is open 12 months of the year, 7 days a week,  celebrating nature and the changing beauty of the seasons. During the month of November, the Garden remains open every day from 11am until 7pm and until 10pm on Wednesdays – Sundays. Our Cafe Bar is open daily during Garden opening […]

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Dalston Pumpkin Lantern Festival 2019: Light-up Nights

Sunday 20 – Thursday 31 October Over 1,000 pumpkin lanterns that have been carved by children, young people and adults during the Garden’s annual Dalston Pumpkin Lantern Festival will be lit up in every corner of the Garden every night. Walking among them is a truly magical experience! Here’s what you need to know for planning […]

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Rainy weather alert!

Saturday 26 October Pumpkin Lantern weather alert for for tonight’s Light-up Show! The wet and windy conditions are not ideal for lighting up 1,200 pumpkins in an outdoor space. Our dedicated team of pumpkin volunteers will attempt to light them all up, however we cannot guarantee that all the lanterns will stay alight so tonight’s […]

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Pumpkin Carving sessions for adults

Saturday 26 October, 2-5pm and Sunday 27 October, 2-4pm Have the amazing creations lighting up the Garden in our Dalston Pumpkin Lantern Festival impressed you? Have they inspired you to carve your own? Well now’s your chance to display your carving skills and let your imagination run wild in our final pumpkin carving weekend – this time […]

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October in the Garden

During the month of October, the Garden is still open every day from 11am until 7pm and until 10pm on Wednesdays – Sundays. Our Cafe is open daily during Garden opening times, selling delicious home made soups and our freshly baked cakes, as well as our selection of local craft beers, cider and wine. With each […]

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Dalston Pumpkin Lantern Festival 2019: Carving Weekend

Carve a pumpkin for our Pumpkin Lantern Festival Saturday 19 October, 12 noon – 4pm  Sunday 20 October, 12 noon – 3pm  Would you like to carve your own lantern and help make this year’s Dalston Pumpkin Lantern Festival our most magical yet? Once again we are inviting children, young people and adults to help […]

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Family Fridays with Double Bass Dan & musical friends!

Fridays, 11.30am – 1pmJoin Double Bass Dan and friends every Friday for a morning of musical fun in our magical stage area at the bottom of the Garden. Family Fridays are offered on a ‘pay as you can’ donation basis, with a recommendation of £5.

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