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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Jamyang Buddhist Centre

Jamyang Buddhist Centre
(Photo: Jamyang Buddhist Centre)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00

Activities

Café offering vegetarian and vegan food, all produced on site. Seasonal lunches, cakes and freshly baked breads. Coffee. Small shop. Guided building tours, including meditation sessions.

Poet in residence: Louise Adam Saturday 10:00-16:00 (Details)

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

43 Renfrew Road
Nearest postcode: SE11 4NA

Buses

196 (Kennington Lane), 133, 155, 333 (Kennington Park Road), 3, 59, 109, 159 (Kennington Road)

Stations

Kennington (no service on Bank branch), Elephant & Castle

Cycle hire station

Cotton Garden Estate (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Building and garden fully accessible. Uneven courtyard cobblestones but still quite accessible.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

This garden is located in the original exercise yard for prisoners of the Old Kennington Courthouse, the last surviving Victorian courthouse in London and a Grade II listed building. The gated courtyard garden features a golden Buddha statue, a meditative garden space and a mini-meadow. Designed and maintained by volunteers, the garden has been planted entirely in raised beds and pots with a mixture of shrubs, climbers, perennials, herbs, fruit, vegetables, annuals and wildflowers. His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited in 1999 and planted a 10ft magnolia tree. Bringing the courthouse back into community use was a key commitment made during the purchase campaign, and now the centre is working with local health, non-profit and community groups to ensure the facility is shared.

Head Gardner: Stephen Sin
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00

Activities

Café offering vegetarian and vegan food, all produced on site. Seasonal lunches, cakes and freshly baked breads. Coffee. Small shop. Guided building tours, including meditation sessions.

Poet in residence: Louise Adam Saturday 10:00-16:00 (Details)

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

43 Renfrew Road
Nearest postcode: SE11 4NA

Buses

196 (Kennington Lane), 133, 155, 333 (Kennington Park Road), 3, 59, 109, 159 (Kennington Road)

Stations

Kennington (no service on Bank branch), Elephant & Castle

Cycle hire station

Cotton Garden Estate (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Building and garden fully accessible. Uneven courtyard cobblestones but still quite accessible.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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