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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

The Phoenix Garden

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–18:00
Sunday 10:00–18:00

Activities

Gardener available to answer questions. Charity volunteers also on hand to answer non-plant related questions. Tea & cake available and plants for sale.

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

The best of London’s young jazz talent from two of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra’s bands will excite, engage and inspire you with their performances in Phoenix Gardens on Sunday.

National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) London performances:

Intermediate - Sunday: 1-1.30pm
Advanced - Sunday: 1.45 - 2.15pm
Academy Jazz Ensemble: 2.30-3pm

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

St Giles Passage off New Compton Street (sign posted from Shaftesbury Avenue / Charing Cross Road). Garden remains open till dusk.
Nearest postcode: WC2H 8DE

Buses

8, 14, 19, 24, 29, 38, 176

Stations

Tottenham Court Road, Leicester Square, Covent Garden.

Cycle hire station

Earnshaw Street (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Refurbished paths are now accessible

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

The Phoenix Garden was created by local volunteers in 1984 and is the last of the Covent Garden Community Gardens. It provides a peaceful green retreat for local residents, workers and tourists and is a haven for a diverse range of urban wildlife. Formerly a car park, the garden's bedrock of rubble has required a careful selection of plants that suit difficult conditions. The garden opens daily and is a registered charity, managed by a team of volunteers and funded through donations and grants. Awards received include Natur im Garten ecological garden (2016) and a Camden Design Award (2017) for the new community building.

Community gardener: Christopher Raeburn
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–18:00
Sunday 10:00–18:00

Activities

Gardener available to answer questions. Charity volunteers also on hand to answer non-plant related questions. Tea & cake available and plants for sale.

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

The best of London’s young jazz talent from two of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra’s bands will excite, engage and inspire you with their performances in Phoenix Gardens on Sunday.

National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) London performances:

Intermediate - Sunday: 1-1.30pm
Advanced - Sunday: 1.45 - 2.15pm
Academy Jazz Ensemble: 2.30-3pm

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

St Giles Passage off New Compton Street (sign posted from Shaftesbury Avenue / Charing Cross Road). Garden remains open till dusk.
Nearest postcode: WC2H 8DE

Buses

8, 14, 19, 24, 29, 38, 176

Stations

Tottenham Court Road, Leicester Square, Covent Garden.

Cycle hire station

Earnshaw Street (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Refurbished paths are now accessible

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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