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Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration Garden Ideas Share

Saturday, 3 June 2023
Drop in 2:00 – 5:00pm

Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration
To the right of 28 Amwell Street, London EC1R 1XU

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Live, work or spend time in Clerkenwell and love green spaces?

Explore a derelict space in Clerkenwell that will become a new public garden and share your ideas with us!

Pop in to find out more, tell us what you think makes a great garden, and enjoy free creative activities suitable for grown-ups and families alike:

  • weed walks, 2:30 and 3:30pm
    Get to know the wild plants all around us
  • botanical ink making workshop, drop in 2:00 – 4:30pm
    Make ink from plants
  • the never-ending doodle, drop in 2:00 – 5:00pm
    Add to a giant drawing imagining what the garden could be

Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration, an arts charity transforming Clerkenwell's New River Head into a new public space are collaborating with Urban Growth, and local communities, to create the site's new green space.

Share your ideas with us and book your spot at this drop in here.

Please email us at if you have any questions or queries about facilities and access at our site.

Green text "Urban Growth".
Hosted by Urban Growth.

Illustration of a hand with the fingers crossed, with two dots-like eyes on the two bent fingers, and a line smile on the palm, to the right is the text "Made possible with Heritage Fund"
Thanks to National Lottery players.