Join us for an evening in The Skip Garden one of London's quirkiest edible gardens for an evening of vegetarian feasting, maukin making and spell casting. This will be a dark,spooky but most of all tasty evening hosted by Skip Garden Kitchen chef Mickey Reedy and Historian of Medecine Nell Aubrey
Stories and science come together as we are join forces with The Institute of Physics for this very special evening around the fire pits exploring the ideas of how the universe came to be and what our ultimate fate is. Deliciously warming foods and drinks will be supplied by The Skip Garden Kitchen
An afternoon of open discussion about Low Waste Lifestyles at Skip Garden, Kings Cross with discussions around different types of waste and how we can minimize our footprint with Chloe Stewart, founder of Nibs Etc, and Rishi Gupta & Pawan Saunya, founders of Zero Waste Club. We'll discuss plastic, food, home and industrial waste, as well as what can be done to reduce and reuse it!
Sample some of London’s best produce on a pizza! For the opening weekend of Urban Food Fortnight we will be firing up the oven (and the fire pits), rolling out thin crust pizza bases and topping them with local, fresh seasonal produce, some from our very own garden! Traditional Aperitivo will be served alongside for an Italian inspired evening of vegetarian delights. Tickets to this event are £18 and include food and a drink.
An afternoon of free garden and harvest activities celebrating Autumn’s bounty. Learn more about seed saving, urban bees or just drop-in with the family for some garden crafts and nature trail. All workshops and activities are free but some require advance sign-up. To register for these click here
A Mediterranean supper full of produce from organic farmers close to nature, seasonal UK produce and exotic bounty brought to your plate by sail ships. We are teaming up with The Sail Cargo Alliance for this supper and will have talks by Alexandra Geldenhuys from New Dawn Traders and Gareth Maeer from Raybel Charters. For more details or to book please email firstname.lastname@example.org
In honour of Open Garden Squares Weekend, chef Mickey Reedy has put together a 4 course menu of vegetarian delights inspired by the most delictable of gardens: the kitchen garden! And where better to host this than one of London's quirkiest community edible gardens: The Skip Garden. This evening will take you on a journey through the history of kitchen gardening from the fanciful knot gardens of stately homes, the geometry of the French potager and the vegetable patches that some people believe won WW2. Tickets for this event are £32 + booking fee and advance booking is essential if you would like to attend.
To celebrate our last May Day Feast on this site, we have the ultimate evening of 'gentle' revelry and delicious sustainable food stuffs from the garden and beyond. Come and gorge on the early crops of summer cooked over charcoal & wood fires. Baked onto pizzas, tossed summer leaves with zingy dressings, early fruits and berries, the best of Spring's freshness on your plate for this meandering feast. Tickets through eventbrite
An intimate evening and very special evening for those with a taste for the sweeter things in life. Andrew from a.dessertbar and Natasha from Urban Cordials will be baking and shaking using surplus ingredient for this 4 course vegan dessert tasting menu. This event is limited to 18 spaces
Calling all urban nature explorers for our Easter trail around The Skip Garden. Explore the skips, find Spring's early bloomers and all creatures great and small. Solve the clues to earn and get your very own wild flower seeds to plant at home or scatter on some grass near you.
Chef Mark Breen is back for 2018 with his Seasonal Kitchen for a four course dining ecxperience showcasing the best of early Spring produce form the garden and beyond. Your venue for the evening is our green oasis in the heart of King's Cross home to apple trees and busy bees.
We are celebrating our love for food, for stories and myths and for each other with an evening in honour of Februa, Roman goddess who who gave this month her name and her ‘febris,’ fever of love. Using produce from the garden and beyond chef Mickey Reedy will recount the rituals and myths of Old England from Roman festivals to Saxon rituals...
Seeing out our Seeds Festival with The Sustainable Food Story and grains in two of our favourite forms: milled and kneaded into little pizza dough balls, fermented in to craft beer. Join us around the cob oven and open fires for a relaxed evening in the garden.
Come and join us at the Skip Garden to celebrate all things seeds, the signals of the beginning of Spring and the stirrings of new life. We will be growing, cooking, sprouting, swapping, creating, wondering and marvelling at the knowledge, qualities and life that seeds hold.
The event is broken down into morning and afternoon. The morning activities are geared to adults, including the home-cooked lunch. The afternoon activities are geared to families with children.
The Skip Garden Kitchen team are back from their travels and getting things ready for the cafe to re-open this Saturday! From 10am we will be swerving hot drinks, sweet treats and more. In the evening we will be joined by The Sustainable Food Story for some delicious clay oven baked pizzas.
The garden will be open from 5pm - 10pm on Thursday, Friday & Saturday for Lumiere London. Skip the crowds for a mulled wine and bite to eat in our lovely garden which will be lined with willow lanterns made by Global Generation staff, volunteers and young people.
Plants & beauty have long been in cahoots and a lot of the products we use were once (some still are) plant based. Whether by their chemical properties or soothing aromas flowers and herbs can help to nourish & mend your skin. In this workshop you will learn how to harness the power of plants into your very own lotions & potions.
Whether you're looking for a staff outing or catch up with friends, we've got a special seasonal lunchtime menu and a range of bookable dining spaces to cater to your numbers and needs. From the cosy yurt with a wood burning stove, to the classroom that accommodates up to 30, or the Skyroom for up to 20, with the deck overlooking bustling King's Cross, we've got unique spaces within our urban garden that could be the perfect spot to exchange your secret santa's and have a merry afternoon.
Join us for a wonderful celebration of all foods that expand, pop, and explode. Our culinary wizards will be laying on a vegetarian experience of flavours and textures alongside hearty warming grub with the last of Autumn's bounty. What could be better than spending time together around a bonfire, spreading warmth and love. Book online
An evening of discovery through the ages of wheat. Scientist and story teller Abi Glencross will lead you through the mythical story of this precious grain. Plant your own ancient and modern wheat seeds to grow this coming year and even mill some into flour to take home and bake with.
We are loading up the Skip Garden bike with everything we need (plants and all) to host a mobile wizard school for Halloween. Find us at the top of the canal steps on Granary Square for some wand whittling or to design and plant your own spell garden! All ages are welcome.