London Open Garden Weekend: Cranbrook Community Food Garden

Date: Saturday 8 June 2024

On Saturday 8th June 2024 and Sunday 9th June 2024, Cranbrook Community Food Garden will be opening from 10am until 3pm for the London Open Garden Weekend. Plants, seeds and preserves will be offered at this event. Locals designed and built this community garden in 2009. The garden nestles proudly within the iconic modernist Cranbrook Estate, designed by Skinner, Bailey and Lubetkin. Completed in the 1960s, the estate is home to Elizabeth Frink’s sculpture The Blind Beggar and his Dog. The garden has 21 raised beds, a shed, greenhouse, composting facilities, a patio area with seating, a living roof and recent biodiversity improvements. Awards include Outstanding ratings in London in Bloom from 2016 to 2023. Cranbrook Community Food Garden, Mace Street, Bethnal Green, London E2 0RB. The Avenue, Cranbrook Estate Roman Road – opposite Usk Street. Nearest postcode: E2 0RD. For more information, please click here.

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