Walking Tour: East London's Pocket Parks and Other Hidden Gems

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Walking Tour: East London's Pocket Parks and Other Hidden Gems

Time: August 1, 2015 from 11:15am to 2pm
Location: 182 Mare Street , London, E8
Event Type: walking, tour
Organized By: Chloe McFarlane
Latest Activity: Jul 26, 2015

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Event Description

Green spaces are more than just a patch of ground ....they are multifunctional & creative spaces open to everyone.

Join CPRE London and friends for an inspirational walking tour of East London's hidden gems:


Cordwainers Grow  

Hear about the exciting activities that take place at Cordwainers Grow from making herbal tea infusions and cosmetics (i.e lip balms and creams) to extracting natural dyes for fashion garments!

Link: http://www.cordwainersgrow.org.uk


Dalston Eastern Curve Garden 

Find out about the endless events happening in this vibrant & buzzing community space! Popular activities include organic gardening in the Pineapple Greenhouse, creating herbal remedies along with cookery classes held in the garden's outdoor kitchen. 

Link: http://dalstongarden.org/



King Henrys' Walk Garden

Come and explore this part of the natural city, livened up by its rich flora & fauna biodiversity.

Link: http://www.khwgarden.org.uk



11:15 am        Meet at Cordwainers Garden

                       Address: 182 Mare Street, London E8

11:30 -12:00   Tour and talk with Natalie at Cordwainers Grow .


12:00 -12:30   A stroll through London Field's and Hackney's finest assests                          including Dalston Square.                     

12:30 - 1:00   Walking tour and talk from guest speaker Marie Murray                                 at Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

                      Address: 13 Dalston Lane , London E8 3DF


1:00  -  1:30   A walk through core features of Dalston highstreet such as                           Ridley Road Market and Gillet Square.

1:30 -   2:00   Tour around King Henry's Walk Garden  and talk from guest                      speaker Nicola Freshwater. 

                      Address: 11c King Henry's Walk, London N14NX 

Other Information:


1) As each session in the tour is tightly scheduled, we advise everyone attending to bring a packed lunch.

2) Throughout the walking tour, photographs will be taken to use in publications, on the website or on social media. After booking tickets, please send an email to office@cprelondon.org.ukstating if you do not give CPRE London permission to use photo(s) of you in any future media.

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Comment by Chloe McFarlane on July 26, 2015 at 16:03

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