Meetings & Events

Timetable

late winter/early spring 2019

March

Tuesday 5 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 2-4pm

Weekend Session – Sunday 10 –  HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 11am-4pm.  Everyone welcome.

Tuesday 19 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 2-4pm – Joint session with Opening Doors. Everyone welcome.

Tuesday 26 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 2-4pm

 

April

Tuesday 2 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Tuesday 9 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 4-6pm   (regular session)                        6-8:30  Ticketed training session with Capital Growth Better Together – companion planting & natural pest control                                              https://www.outsavvy.com/event/2449/better-together-companion-planting-natural-pest-control-tickets

Tuesday 16 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Tuesday 2 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Saturday 27 – The BIG Dig! details to follow

 

Saturday 8 June

Ticketed training session with Capital Growth – Boots, Boxes & Balconies: Growing edibles in confined spaces. A spall number of subsidised tickets are available to members of the LGBTQI+ community via OutSavvy.

https://www.outsavvy.com/event/2492/boots-boxes-and-balconies-growing-edibles-in-confined-spaces-tickets

 

January

Sunday 20 – Visit to William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow. Meet at 11am at the gallery. It’s free but we request you book a place via outsavvy. Please go to  https://www.outsavvy.com/event/2213/william-morris-gallery-visit-tickets

Monday 21 – HCVS due to reopen. Tuesday meetings tbc.

 

February

Saturday 2 – Members only pruning session 11-2. Details sent via email

Tuesday 19 – Joint session with Opening Doors. HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane)            2-4pm        Everyone welcome

Weekend Session – Saturday 23 from 11 till 4 –  THE GREAT BIG GREENHOUSE ERECTION!   Please help us put together the greenhouse that has been given to us. And if there is enough time we will also be construction raised beds for the accessible mini-garden at the back of Age UK right next door to HCVS.

 

 

 

Autumn/Winter

October

Tuesday  2 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Tuesday  9 –  HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Tuesday 16 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm                                                 Hosting a meeting of community gardeners/gardens 6:30 – 8:30

Tuesday 23 – NO SESSION

CLOCKS Change

Tuesday 30 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 3-5pm

November

Tuesday 6 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 3-5pm

Weekend Session – Sunday 11 HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 11am-1pm (Led by Clair)

Weekend Session – Saturday 17 HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 11am-1pm (led by Kad)

Tuesday 20 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 3-5pm

Friday 23 – Presentation of grant cheque (all current members welcome)

AGM – Evening Meeting for all members Tuesday 27 November at 6:30pm in the conference room at HCVS (24-30 Dalston Lane). Please bring annual membership fee of £1 unless you have paid this sum during August, September or October 2018.

 

December

Saturday 1 December – Evening fundraising event at Our/London Vodka, E8 from 8pm. For more details and tickets (go to Eventbrite) bit.ly/2zKuTBF

(No weekday meeting)

Weekend session – Sunday 9 December  11-1 HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane)

Tuesday 18  – SESSION CANCELLED

HCVS will be closed from the end of the work day on 14 December until 21 January. Watch this space and our Facebook page for dates in the new year.

 

Late Summer/Early Autumn

September 

Tuesday  4 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Tuesday 11 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Tuesday  18 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Urban Food Fortnight – 20 September – 7 October. This event will be taking place at different venues in London.

SATURDAY 22 September – A Celebration of London’s Urban Harvest. HCVS garden open to the public from 11-4pm. Details of activities to be confirmed. 

Tuesday  25 September – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

 

August

Tuesday  7 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Sunday 12 August – Special Weekend Session at HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane, E8) . New volunteers especially welcome.  11am to 4pm. There will be cake!

Tuesday  14 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm (Joint sessions with Opening Doors, London)

Tuesday  21 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Thursday 23 – Special Session for Project Indigo members only

Tuesday  28 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm (Special invite to LGBTQI+ members of Hackney Carers)

Friday 31 – Invitation only Garden Party/Barbecue from 7pm

Note: Changes to this schedule and any additional sessions, esp those taking place at Cordwainer will be put on Facebook

 

Summer

June

Tuesday  5 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Saturday 9 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane)  11-4     Open day, especially for those unable to join in on Tuesdays.

Tuesday 12 – Cordwainers Garden  5-7pm

Tuesday 19 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm   Joint session with Opening Doors. But everyone welcome!

Tuesday 26 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm    Everyone welcome!

Thursday 28 June thru Sunday 1 July – Putting up garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Growing from Prejudice to Pride

 

July

Monday 2 July thru Sunday 8 July – Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Sunday 1 July thru Friday 31 August – Participation in Bursting with Pride                                           Vote for us at participating branches of Tesco.

Tuesday 3 July – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane, E8) 5-7pm

Saturday 7 July – Pride in London Parade

Tuesday  10 July – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane, E8) 5-7pm

Tuesday 17 July –  HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane, E8) 5-7pm

Sunday 22 July – Open Day at HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane, E8) . New volunteers especially welcome.  11am to 4pm. There will be cake!

Tuesday  24 July – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane, E8) 5-7pm

Saturday 28 July – Outing to Christopher Lloyd’s garden – Great Dixter (House & Gardens). We will be travelling by minivan from Hackney to the garden in East Sussex. Please email rainbowgrowk2g@gmail.com if interested.

 

Spring 

May

Tuesday 1 –  HCVS Garden  5-7pm

Tuesday 7 – HCVS Garden 5-7pm

Week beginning 14 – Pop-up Plant a Pansy session with Hackney Council staff and the public (details tbc)

Tuesday 15 –  Cordwainers Garden  5-7pm  Plant a Pansy session with members of Opening Doors

Sunday 20 – Whole day gardening session at HCVS 11-4

Tuesday 22 – HCVS Garden 5-7pm

Saturday 26 – Planting session at Family Picnic (Kad & tbc)

Tuesday 29 – Cordwainers Garden  5-7pm

 

APRIL

Tuesday 10 – Cordwainers Garden  5-7pm

Saturday 14 – London Fields from 11am Plant a Pansy session (Ed, Kad, Raul & Clair) EVERYONE welcome!

Tuesday 17 – HCVS Garden (24-30 Dalston Lane) 5-7pm

Thursday 19 – Plant a Pansy session with Project Indigo (Clair & Kad)

Saturday 21 – The Big Dig at Cordwainers Garden 2-5pm. Plant a Pansy session hosted by Rainbow Grow members. Everyone Welcome!

Monday 23 – Launch of Crowdfunding Campaign

Tuesday 24 – Plant a Pansy session – 1pm at HCVS  (Clair & tbc)

Tuesday 24 – Gardening Session at HCVS (24-30 Dalston Lane)  5-7pm

Wednesday 25 – Plant a Pansy session with Hackney LGBT Carers at HCVS from 6:15pm

Monday 30 – Plant a Pansy session with LGBT Youth Group from 6pm

 

 

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