may day fire feast
May
4
7:00 PM19:00

may day fire feast

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

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Designing Edible spaces
May
19
to May 20

Designing Edible spaces

This 2 day course will give you the design skills and knowledge to transform your garden or urban space into an abundant, edible garden, that is full of food, friendly to wildlife, looks good, and needs little maintenance. Lead by Edible Cities. 

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supper club: waste not want not
Apr
14
6:30 PM18:30

supper club: waste not want not

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

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Skip Garden Easter Trail
Mar
30
to Mar 31

Skip Garden Easter Trail

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. 

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Supper Club: Seasonal Kitchen
Mar
22
6:30 PM18:30

Supper Club: Seasonal Kitchen

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.  

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Supper club Lupercalia: February's myths & rituals
Feb
14
7:00 PM19:00

Supper club Lupercalia: February's myths & rituals

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...

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Seeds Festival
Feb
3
10:30 AM10:30

Seeds Festival

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.

For more info and to book here.

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the cafe re-opens this saturday!
Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

the cafe re-opens this saturday!

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. 

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Lumiere London Special opening
Jan
18
to Jan 20

Lumiere London Special opening

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. 

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The Beauty Garden: lotions & potions
Nov
30
6:30 PM18:30

The Beauty Garden: lotions & potions

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.   

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Festive lunch bookings
Nov
21
to Dec 22

Festive lunch bookings

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.

 

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Fire Feast: Things that go Pop!
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

Fire Feast: Things that go Pop!

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

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Space and Nature
Nov
4
to Nov 25

Space and Nature

Every Saturday from 9:30-12pm, 'Space and Nature’ fascinates children with amazing facts and visuals of the Cosmos whilst at the same time exploring the wonder of Nature, with direct hands on experience here at The Skip Garden. 

 

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Wizard School talk: magic grains
Nov
2
6:30 PM18:30

Wizard School talk: magic grains

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.
 

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wizard school workshops & talks
Oct
13
to Dec 16

wizard school workshops & talks

This winter, the garden will be inhabited by witches & wizards who will help us to reveal real magic in the garden and beyond. From family workshops to evening talks and special events, we'll be delving into the magical world of botany, biology and myth. 

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paper garden volunteer day in Canada Water
Sep
16
10:30 AM10:30

paper garden volunteer day in Canada Water

Come out of the concrete - into the Paper Garden. It's a magical place that helps you get really messy & explore your creative side.

Please, join us for a day of making, creativity and fun, as we develop our first 'parklet' - A pocket park inspired by the birds of Canada Water and the imaginations of young people.

Lunch, tools and guidance provided. RSVP: jane@globalgeneration.org.uk

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