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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

King Henry's Walk Garden

King Henry's Walk Garden
(Photo: Friends of King Henry's Walk Garden)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 12:00–16:00
Sunday 12:00–16:00

Activities

Tea and homemade cakes. Plant sale. Traditional summer fête on the afternoon of Saturday 9 June with games, competitions, Pimm's bar, pizzas from our wood-fired oven.

Poet in residence: Selina Rodrigues (Details)

Entrance

11C King Henry's Walk (to the left of the adventure playground)
Nearest postcode: N1 4NX

Buses

21, 30, 38, 56, 141, 277

Stations

Canonbury, Dalston Junction, Dalston Kingsland

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

In this hidden organic garden, local residents grow their own vegetables, fruit and flowers; join in the year-round programme of workshops and events; or simply relax in a peaceful environment.

Visitors can enjoy the ornamental flower borders around the lawn, wander through the mini-plots that are rented out to local people, or watch the pondlife and the many birds that visit the garden.

As well as espalier and fan-trained fruit trees, the site  includes a small area of woodland, most unusual in this part of Islington, which is managed as an area of wildlife habitat. All planting has been planned to encourage biodiversity and attract beneficial insects.

The garden is run on sustainable principles: using recycled materials where possible; composting all garden waste; and collecting rainwater.

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 12:00–16:00
Sunday 12:00–16:00

Activities

Tea and homemade cakes. Plant sale. Traditional summer fête on the afternoon of Saturday 9 June with games, competitions, Pimm's bar, pizzas from our wood-fired oven.

Poet in residence: Selina Rodrigues (Details)

Entrance

11C King Henry's Walk (to the left of the adventure playground)
Nearest postcode: N1 4NX

Buses

21, 30, 38, 56, 141, 277

Stations

Canonbury, Dalston Junction, Dalston Kingsland

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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