The Winter Fair 2018 and no rain!

A beautiful, and dry, festive event   On Saturday 24th November our Winter Fair 2018 provided many delights. Despite heavy rains over night the event was dry! Our busy team pulled out all the stops this year, preparring for months in advance. More than 350 people came through the door and over £2,500 was raised…

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DeFreneFest18 SE26’s very own festival

DeFreneFest18, SE26’s very own festival! Saturday 18th August saw #DeFreneFest18 once again rocking SE26. Still young after debuting in 2016, this year’s event built on what’s been good and made it even better. More than 400 people came through the door and just over £3,600 was taken. Music The Green Tomatoes Stage line up was…

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Honey harvest number one and the decline of bees

Honey Whether we realise it or not, we all have a taste for the sweet stuff.   2 years after fulfilling an ambition to manage beehives, we have had our first Honey Harvest. And boy was it a successful one!   Some background A great global mystery has perplexed many recently.  More honey is sold than…

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#DeFreneFest18

  #DeFreneFest18, Come to our Summer Festival 2018. An afternoon of fun in the sun for all!   Get Tickets A wide range of activities, acts, bands, talks, demos, and lovely food have already been confirmed! Activities like crafts. arts (both a communal and solo, “Have a go zone”, games, face painting, getting up close…

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Sunshine Voices Garden and Pizza

Sydenham Singers, Raise the Roof Community Choir, Sing Out Streatham and Peckham Rye Sings joined us for a gorgeous afternoon of sunshine and music in our beautiful Nature Reserve. Singing and Sunshine The 4 choirs and their choir leaders produced a fantastic array of songs. It started with a particularly moving medially that had the…

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Garden Voices

Join us for a gorgeous afternoon of summer music in the beautiful setting of Sydenham Garden. Garden Voices will be like no other choir event you’ve been to. 14th July, 12.30 to 16.00 We will be asking for donations (suggest £5) on the door. Proceeds will go towards the work of Sydenham Garden and what’s…

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Beekeeping workshop

Saturday 22nd September – places available. 2 to 3.30pm Whether you are considering keeping bees and want to know if it is for you, just fascinated in them as creatures or simply looking for something usual and exciting to do this course could be for you. In this one and a half hour workshop we…

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Spring Fair 2018: Glorious!

Our Spring Fair 2018: basking in glorious weather! On Saturday the 5th of May we held our Spring Fair 2018 at the Wynell Road site. The weather was gorgeous, which led to over 500 people coming through the door and more than £3000 pounds raised. The event kicked off with live saxophone music from May…

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A line up of events

Events and workshops for all tastes at Sydneham Garden   The events season is almost upon us! Every 3rd Saturday of the month our Market Garden, at 35a De Frene Road, will be running workshops. Along with these staple workshops we’ve got a cracking line up for 2018. From our quaint Spring Fair to the…

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