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war and peace

March 18th 2019
A remarkable exhibition which tells the stories of the Royal Hospital Chelsea and the Royal Parks during the First World War. Read the rest of this entry

where reality meets the imagination

January 9th 2019
Visions and Visionaries is the title of a fascinating free exhibition at the Guildhall Art Gallery until 28th April. Read the rest of this entry

The London International Mime Festival

January 9th 2019
Between 13th January and 13th February the Barbican hosts the 42nd Mime Festival with four live theatre shows and two screenings. Read the rest of this entry

The role of women in London guilds

January 9th 2019
The Guildhall Library’s free exhibition Women, Work and the City comes to an end on 18th January. Read the rest of this entry

THE TIRELESS WORK OF THE WAR GRAVES COMMISSION

November 8th 2018
The Gardeners’ Company Harvest Festival this year was held at the Church of St Vedas alias Foster in the City. The Principal speaker at the event was Lt General Sir William Rollo KCB, CBE, Commissioner of the War Graves Commission. This the text of his address: Read the rest of this entry

Sheep Drive

September 30th 2018
Apply now if you would like places in Sheep Drive across London Bridge Read the rest of this entry

GREEN HEALTH LIVE CONFERENCE

September 23rd 2018
A day conference for professionals and those interested in the healing environment will be held on Tuesday 2nd October at Lambeth Palace. Read the rest of this entry

SUCCESS FOR THE GARDENERS OF THE FUTURE

August 13th 2018
Eleven more enthusiastic new Future Gardeners have graduated from the special courses run by Bankside Open Spaces Trust in conjunction with the Gardeners’ Company. Read the rest of this entry

The very best of botanical art

July 4th 2018
Worth a Thousand Words is a new exhibition of botanical art launched today by the RHS at the Lindley Library in Vincent Square. It is open Monday-Friday from 10am to 5pm until 17th August. Read the rest of this entry

A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR HORTICULTURISTS

May 29th 2018
Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust – a great opportunity for horticulturists. Unlock your potential and inspire our industry for the future. Read the rest of this entry

NATIONAL CHILDREN'S GARDENING WEEK

May 21st 2018
National Children’s Gardening Week (26th May - 3rd June) aims to get more children involved in growing plants, getting outside, enjoying nature and gardening. Read the rest of this entry

PRINCE EDWARD AWARD FOR CHARTERED HORTICULTURIST

May 21st 2018
The Prince Edward Award, which highlights excellence in the field of Horticulture, Horticultural Education and Career Development, was given to David Domoney by the Master of the Worshipful Company of Gardeners at the Goldsmiths Hall, City of London. Read the rest of this entry

NEW HEAD GARDENER AT CHELSEA PHYSIC

May 21st 2018
Nell Jones has replaced Nick Bailey as Head Gardener at Chelsea Physic Garden. A former volunteer at the garden, she became a full-time trainee. Read the rest of this entry

A lighting strategy for the city

April 2nd 2018
The City of London Corporation is to bring innovative lighting proposals to the Square Mile, including remotely operated lighting that will complement the look of historic buildings, improve energy usage and help tackle light pollution. Read the rest of this entry

Perennial answers more calls for help

April 2nd 2018
The number of people finding themselves in crisis and in need of help from Perennial increased again last year. Read the rest of this entry

A very special garden in the Guildhall Yard

March 25th 2018
The Guildhall Yard is home at the moment to a fascinating temporary garden, built by the Gardeners’ Company to celebrate the centenary of the end of fighting in the First World War. Read the rest of this entry

A very special garden in the Guildhall Yard