Capital Growth Network Get Together

Join us on Wednesday 8 June for a Capital Growth network get together. We’ll have workshops on horticulture therapy and practicing mindfulness in the garden, tours of Sydenham Garden’s new De Frene growing site and a chance to hear from Capital Growth about upcoming projects and initiatives. There will also be plenty of time to…

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Mindfulness Day – 4th June

MINDFULNESS DAY A time to stop and pause! Experts tell us that pausing several times during the day to reframe our thoughts will truly allow us to live our best life But do we know HOW to do this? Our one day Mindfulness Workshop will provide you with some of the tools to: Meditate De-stress…

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Bees have arrived and safely moved in

The bees have arrived! Many people from across our organisation turned up to witness them being installed into their new hive. Here we are checking they are healthy and finding the Queen. We have been lucky enough to have Jeff volunteer as our Bee mentor. Here he is explaining that bees respond to mood and…

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A very Summery Spring Fair

Our annual Spring Fair was a huge success this year, enjoying gorgeous sunshine, a blossoming garden and attended by over 400 members of the public. We had many delights to sample throughout the day! They included our very own Elvis, Rob Smiths Music Group, Craft Activities, plenty of food and refreshments, stalls selling our homemade…

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Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter Twice a year we produce a newsletter. Whilst it is impossible to capture everything that happens at Sydenham Garden, our Spring Newsletter gives you a glimpse into the Garden. Subscribers to our friends scheme receive a paper copy a few days before it is made available in electronic format. If you would like…

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Sydenham Gardens Annual Spring Fair is here!

Yes, the open day you’ve all been waiting for is finally here: our annual Spring Fair! This is a real highlight on the Sydenham Garden calendar, and not to be missed! Entrance is just £1, 50p for concessions, and doors open at 11.00 on Saturday May 7th. Our various projects have been working hard to…

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Sing it Out

A huge thank you to Sydenham Singers, who as part of the Sing out for Christmas group managed to raise us £600! Sydenham Singers and Sydenham Garden have had a long standing partnership for over 4 years now, and we are so grateful for their support. Sydenham Singers (London) is an independent community choir working…

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Community Volunteering Day

Community Volunteering Days are back! After a short winter break we are back with our regular volunteering day on the third Saturday of each month. For more information about these fun-filled, food-filled days see: http://www.sydenhamgarden.org.uk/event/community-volunteer-day-2/2016-02-20/

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Mindfulness at Sydenham Garden

We are really excited to be introducing a new Mindfulness course at Sydenham Garden!   Mindfulness can help to: lower stress levels; provide emotional balance; develop a stronger focus, and; shape our understanding of happiness You are invited to join us on an 8 week course to help develop some tools to deal with issues that arise in our daily lives….

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Grower Volunteer Wednesdays!

Come along to our De Frene Road site for a weekly day of helping out and having fun! Grower Volunteer Wednesdays’ 10:30 to 15:00 If you are interested you will have the opportunity to help out with the sustainable enterprise aspects of the Growing Lives project. Each Wednesday there will be a mixture of horticultural and light building/DIY…

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