Green Flag recognises Sydenham Garden as one of the best

Sydenham Garden has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world. This international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards. It is beautifully maintained and has excellent visitor facilities. The nature reserve…

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Meaningful and significant results

Annual Evaluation of Sydenham Garden Projects This years report is out and shows meaningful and significant results for our co-workers (the name we give to beneficiaries). The evaluation confirms that, in the light of well publicised societal stressors, we continue to establish positive change for co-workers. The headlines from this year are: • 354 co-workers…

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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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Achievements are wide-ranging and significant

An exciting look at our achievements and challenges, as found through the 2016-17 Annual Evaluation. This year’s evaluation confirms that the level of mental distress suffered by those coming to Sydenham Garden is greater than we have previously recorded. This fact is not surprising in the light of well publicised societal stressors together with fewer…

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We are recruiting an Art & Craft Project Lead

The deadline for applications has passed An exciting opportunity to become Sydenham Garden’s Art & Craft Project lead has arisen! The Art & Craft Project Lead will become an integral part of our team. We aim to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment and the role will be vital in ensuring the quality and success…

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Snow time

The Beast From the East arrived and left a trail of peace and beauty in its wake! We’ve really enjoyed snow time here. It’s created some beautiful memories for people who braved the weather and made it to our gardens

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A very chilly newsletter!

winter newsletter 2017 Our newsletter is (finally) available! Just a few hitches along the way delayed production, but now here it is. We hope you enjoy reading To download your copy of the Winter Newsletter click here: Winter 2017 – Online vs Subscribers to our friends scheme receive a paper copy a few days before…

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Dementia Support Administrator (Voluntary)

Helping people with dementia to live well We are looking for a Dementia Support Administrator (voluntary) to support our Sow & Grow sessions. At Sydenham Garden, our Sow & Grow sessions aim to support people to live well with dementia. We use gardening, cooking and craft activities, as well as providing plenty of opportunities for…

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The Winter Fair, a chilly festive affair!

A crisp, beautiful, if a little chilly, festive event   On Saturday 25th November our Winter Fair once again provided some festive and chilly delights. The team had been busy preparing for months, and it didn’t disappoint. More than 300 people came through the door and over £2,500 was raised to help support our future…

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