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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

International Lutheran Student Centre Sunken Courtyard

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Visitors are welcome to take time to sit and reflect.

St Mary’s German Church and the International Lutheran Student Centre will be providing a cultural programme throughout the day with performances from at least two choirs, a cellist and a piano.
Fairtrade tea, coffee, chocolate, cold drinks and snacks in the clubroom.

Our courtyard is not normally open, so we are pleased to invite you in for the Open Gardens Weekend as a centre of the German community, an international student community, and the local community in Bloomsbury.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

30 Thanet Street
Nearest postcode: WC1H 9QH

Buses

10, 30, 59, 73, 91, 205, 390, 476 (Euston Road) + 59, 68, 91, 168 (Tavistock Square)

Stations

King's Cross, St Pancras, Russell Square

Cycle hire station

Cartwright Gardens (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

One small step on pavement just outside the front door. Eleven steps or lift to sunken courtyard garden on lower ground floor. Completely level access (via a lift) from Sandwich Street: we will happily direct you from 30 Thanet St.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

The private courtyard of St Mary with St George German Lutheran Church and the International Lutheran Student Centre (ILSC), is a sunken haven. 

It was created on a site damaged during WW2, to provide a safe, calm place for student residents and members of the Church congregation and community to work and relax, planted with a variegated Weigala and Japanese rowan tree surrounded by ground-level beds and hanging baskets.

In St Mary's Church, which opens onto the garden, there is a sculpture of Christ on the Cross by Elisabeth Frink, who also created the wonderful Walking Madonna at Salisbury Cathedral.

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Visitors are welcome to take time to sit and reflect.

St Mary’s German Church and the International Lutheran Student Centre will be providing a cultural programme throughout the day with performances from at least two choirs, a cellist and a piano.
Fairtrade tea, coffee, chocolate, cold drinks and snacks in the clubroom.

Our courtyard is not normally open, so we are pleased to invite you in for the Open Gardens Weekend as a centre of the German community, an international student community, and the local community in Bloomsbury.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

30 Thanet Street
Nearest postcode: WC1H 9QH

Buses

10, 30, 59, 73, 91, 205, 390, 476 (Euston Road) + 59, 68, 91, 168 (Tavistock Square)

Stations

King's Cross, St Pancras, Russell Square

Cycle hire station

Cartwright Gardens (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

One small step on pavement just outside the front door. Eleven steps or lift to sunken courtyard garden on lower ground floor. Completely level access (via a lift) from Sandwich Street: we will happily direct you from 30 Thanet St.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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