News in Brief

Our new knitting group on alternate Monday mornings has been a great success so far, with lots of creative people sharing ideas and supporting each other. Growing Lives are selling cut flowers to local florists each week, raising funds for the project and creating great publicity for our work. We welcomed a new member of…

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Give us Shelter

  Every Friday, Harvey arrives at the entrance to Sydenham Garden. He’s always on time. Harvey looks forward to coming here and tells his carer he doesn’t want to go anywhere else. With a helping hand from one of our volunteers, Harvey is able to walk slowly up our tree-lined path to the oasis and…

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Winter Fair Coming Soon!

Roll up, roll up for the one and only Sydenham Garden Winter Fair (with extra sparkles). You are all warmly welcome for what promises to be a brilliant day out, with treats galore, and ethical gifts for sale – with all proceeds going to support our work.    

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A new Director for Sydenham Garden

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Coralie Hopwood as our new Director from November 18th 2019. Julia Brandreth, Chair, said; “After a comprehensive recruitment process involving co-workers, volunteers, staff and trustees, Coralie was considered by all to be the outstanding candidate. We believe she will be instrumental in continuing to deliver our…

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Defrenefest 2019 – A joyous day out in the sunshine

Sydenham Garden’s summer festival at our market garden site on De Frene Road gets bigger and better every year, and 2019 was no exception.  Thanks to months of planning by our dedicated team, and an overwhelming amount of goodwill and support on the day from our co-workers and volunteer groups, the day was a brilliant…

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