Sydenham Garden: A Case Study

A Case Study In 2013 we were the subject of a case study by our friends at Sustain. This year they’ve updated it to reflect our current position.  If you’d like to have a  read please follow the link. http://www.sustainweb.org/publications/growing_health_case_study_sydenham_garden/ A big thank you goes to Sustain for all their support

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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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Christmas At Sydenham Garden

Christmas At Sydenham Garden Christmas at Sydenham Garden begins with our fair and finishes up 3 weeks later with quizzes and a singsong at the Sow & Grow Christmas party. Then, in a bittersweet moment, we close for 2 weeks. It’s always a bittersweet moment. Lots of fun and laughter has been had and many…

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Christmas Wreaths were a huge success

Our annual wreath making workshop, run by the very able team of Sue & Sarah and other volunteers was a huge success this year 17 people made their very own stunning decoration during a day which has become so popular that it books out within minutes! The completed pieces drew comments like: “It’s better than…

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Fair raises more money than ever before!

Our annual Christmas Fair raised a whopping £1700 and was attended by over 200 members of the public. The Christmas Fair is traditionally our smallest and least attended event, yet this year more people came and more money was raised than ever before! We had some wonderful decorations being hand made to order, Christmas Hampers bursting…

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Sow & Grow Volunteers Needed

Do you have a passion to help people with Dementia live well?  Could you support someone to take part in our activities? Then we have some brilliant opportunities across our Sow & Grow groups on Tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings. We are always recruiting new volunteers, but there is currently a pressing need for support volunteers…

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Sydenham Garden Video

A short video about Sydenham Garden This video aims to give you some brief insight into Sydenham Garden, whether you are interested in being referred to one of our projects, or making a referral, or whether you are wanting to support us financially or to volunteer, we hope you will find it useful. We are grateful…

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Sing Out For Christmas!

Sing Out For Christmas is being put on by the four Lewisham “Sing Out” choirs, one of which is our very own Sydenham Singers!  The event is shaping up to be lots of festive fun, but what makes it even more special is that proceeds are being donated to Sydenham Garden. The concert will be held…

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Christmas Concert

Each year the Elm singers have held a Christmas Concert on behalf of Sydenham Garden.  This year is no exception!  Come along for classical arrangements, mince pies and other refreshments, all in the majestic setting of St John the Evangelist, 62 E Dulwich Rd, London SE22 9AT.  The concert will be held on Friday 11th December at…

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