Forthcoming

Mobile Apothecary Street Service, 7pm – 8pm, 29th May 2022

7pm - 8pm, 29th May 2022

Corner of Bethnal Green Rd + Cambridge Heath Rd

The Mobile Apothecary will be serving on the Corner of Bethnal Green Rd + Cambridge Heath Rd, Bethnal Green: 29th May @ 7pm – 8pm We will be serving alongside Refugee Community Kitchen.   The Mobile Apothecary supports underserved communities in the locality with good-quality, homegrown and communally-made herbal remedies. All welcome!     The Mobile…

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New Volunteers Session – 25th June 2022

2pm - 4pm, 25th June 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

In 2022 we will be hosting monthly volunteer sessions for new volunteers at the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. The next session will take place 2pm – 4pm Saturday, 25th June 2022. You’ll learn about the Nature Reserves rich history and help care for the woodland, ponds and medicine garden over the Spring and Summer months. We…

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Mobile Apothecary Street Service, 7pm – 8pm, 26th June 2022

7pm - 8pm, 26th June 2022

Corner of Bethnal Green Rd + Cambridge Heath Rd

The Mobile Apothecary will be serving on the Corner of Bethnal Green Rd + Cambridge Heath Rd, Bethnal Green: 26th June @ 7pm – 8pm We will be serving alongside Refugee Community Kitchen.   The Mobile Apothecary supports underserved communities in the locality with good-quality, homegrown and communally-made herbal remedies. All welcome!     The Mobile…

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OPENING TIMES

Saturday @ 2pm - 4pm, 7th May - 10th December 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

The Bethnal Green Nature Reserve will be open each Saturday; 2pm – 4pm 7th May till 10th December Come and explore this small but mighty urban Nature Reserve, an oasis in the city. This space is a WW2 bomb-site that has been cared for since 1977 by local residents, volunteers, staff, trustees and its non-human…

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New Volunteers Session – 28th May 2022

2pm - 4pm, 28th May 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

In 2022 we will be hosting monthly volunteer sessions for new volunteers at the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. The next session will take place 2pm – 4pm Saturday, 28th May 2022. You’ll learn about the Nature Reserves rich history and help care for the woodland, ponds and medicine garden over the Spring and Summer months….

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Re-turning to Earth: Grief Circle for BPoC, Farzana Khan x Phytology

6pm - 7:30pm Wednesday, 25th May 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

‘What happens if the hollowness we feel is the prolonged absence of hearing birdsong?’ – Francis Weller On Wednesday 25th May at 6PM, Healing Justice Ldn’s monthly grief circle will be held in-person at Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. Please note, this session will be for Black and People of Colour / People of the Global…

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Nourishing Ourselves

10:30am - 3pm Saturday, 21st May 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

A free workshop facilitated by Artists Alaa Alsaraji and Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan, who will provide a set of prompts and guided activities to support you in using various art forms to nourish yourself. Saturday 21st May 10:30am – 15:00pm Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, Middleton St, Bethnal Green, London E2 9RR On Saturday 21st May, we…

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Insect survey workshop pt.1

7pm - 10pm, 20th May 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Our local insect expert, Gino Brignoli, will be hosting a series of insect (invertebrate) workshops across summer. The workshops will celebrate local invertebrate fauna by providing first-hand knowledge on how to use non-lethal, non-destructive methods to survey insect populations living within the Nature Reserve. The first workshop will look at the Nocturnal Invertebrates life of the Bethnal…

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‘Looking Back’ billboard by Eduardo Padilha

9th April - 15th May 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Eduardo Padilha is an artist in residence at the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve throughout 2022, part of the ‘We Speak In Tongues About The Thing(s) We Love’ project curated by Adelaide Bannerman. ‘Looking Back’ Billboard Poster Looking Back is a photographic portrait, taken by Sol Aizcorbe, features the artist secluded and camouflaged in clothing bearing…

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Floating Margins – Publication Launch

5pm - 8pm Sunday, 15th May 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

We are honoured to be hosting the publication launch of ‘Floating Margins’, a collaboration between editors, Rose Nordin, Amrita Dhallu and Priya Jay. Publication Launch, 5pm – 8pm, 15th May  ‘Floating Margins’ is a conduit for intergenerational work and wisdom, an opportunity to create from a place of possibility, celebrating creative lineages, interdependence, and care. The publication features a community of contributors…

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A celebration of the Eid holiday!

2pm - 6pm, 14th May 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Bethnal Green Nature Reserve wishes you a peaceful and joyous end of Ramadan and Eid Mubarak, and invite you to join us at our site for a celebration. We welcome all of our neighbours – of any or no faith tradition – to celebrate the Eid holiday and the opening of our site to the…

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Simmerdim: Curlew Sounds album launch

7pm - 10pm, 12th May 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Singer, song writer Merlyn Driver will be hosting a one-off album launch in collaboration with the RSPB 7pm – 10pm, 12th May 2022 Merlyn Driver’s love for one of the UK’s most evocative but endangered birds, Eurasian Curlew, has inspired a range of musicians to come together and make an album celebrating the species and…

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The Non-existent Gardener by Eduardo Padilha

Saturday's 2pm - 4pm, May - June 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

The Non-existent Gardener by Eduardo Padilha Eduardo Padilha has been researching and developing ideas as The Non-existent Gardener, – an alter ego inspired by the character Agilulf a medieval knight in Italo Calvino’s novel, The Non-existent Knight (1959). The book is an exploration of identity, migration, integration and manners, as observed through Agilulf whose physical…

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Rights for Weeds – Foraging Walk pt.4

1-3pm Saturday, 7th May 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Izzy Johnson aka Rights for Weeds will be hosting a series of foraging walks through Spring  and early summer within the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. 1pm – 3pm, Saturday 7th May 2022 Tickets here! Over the course of Spring, the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve will be replete with a plethora of wild plants, trees and shrubs….

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Earthshapes #4 Resonating

8:30am - 10:30am, Friday 6th May 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Join Becky Lyon / ELASTIC FICTION for the fourth in a series of 8 art-practice-led gatherings following and drawing attention to seasonal rhythms, patterns of place and earth-centric chronology.   Time – 8.30am – 10.00am, 6th May 2022 Location – Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, Middleton St, E2 9RR Tickets – www.earthshapes-4 About this event…

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Mobile Apothecary Street Service, 7pm – 8pm, 1st May 2022

7pm - 8pm, 1st May 2022

Corner of Bethnal Green Rd + Cambridge Heath Rd

The Mobile Apothecary will be serving on the Corner of Bethnal Green Rd + Cambridge Heath Rd, Bethnal Green: 1st May @ 7pm – 8pm We will be serving alongside Refugee Community Kitchen.   The Mobile Apothecary supports underserved communities in the locality with good-quality, homegrown and communally-made herbal remedies. All welcome!     The Mobile…

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An Evening of Listening

7:30pm - 9pm, 7th April 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

The evening will include ‘Projection’ a participatory interspecies performance led by Hayley Harrison, bat echolocation led by Michael Smythe – accompanied by fresh nettle pakora, herbal tea & a campfire. 7:30pm – 9pm, Thursday 7th April. Tickets here! Since the spring of 2021, Hayley Harrison has been collecting questions from different communities – ‘If you…

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Volunteer Session – April 2022

11am - 1pm Saturday, 9th April 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

We are holding monthly volunteer sessions at the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve across the winter months. The next session will take place 11am – 1pm Saturday, 9th April 2022. You’ll learn about the Nature Reserves rich history and help care for the woodland, ponds and medicine garden over the dormancy period. We have x12 places each…

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Rights for Weeds – Foraging Walk pt.3

1-3pm Saturday, 2nd April 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Izzy Johnson aka Rights for Weeds will be hosting a series of foraging walks through Spring  and early summer within the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. 1pm – 3pm, Saturday 2nd April 2022 Tickets here! Over the course of Spring, the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve will be replete with a plethora of wild plants, trees and shrubs….

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Healing Justice LDN – Fire Ceremony

6pm - 8pm, 30th March 2022

Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Join Healing Justice LDN for a Fire Ceremony 6pm – 8pm, 30th March 2022 Bethnal Green Nature Reserve This event kicks off our monthly healing and grief space, intended to hold and support multiple forms of loss and mourning. The first session will be held in-person at Phytology where we will gather in solidarity for…

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