It’s Hip to be a Square

Posted by Caroline Lofts

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to have completely unfettered access to all the gorgeous garden squares in the neighbourhood? To be the owner and master of your very own ‘garden key’?

Well, I can’t actually promise you les clés du royaume this time but I can say that June is the month for getting your garden square on. I mean, just look at all this:

Saturday 7 June

Nevern Square Children’s Party
Entrance £5.00
(parents and children under 1 year old are free, discount for big families)
For tickets contact Sandra on
or buy your ticket on the day
All donations of cakes and cookies to share on the day are welcome.


14-15 June

Open Garden Squares Weekend
Bramham Gardens​​Sunday​10.00-17.00
Collingham Gardens​​Sunday ​10.00-17.00
Courtfield Gardens (East) ​Sunday ​10.00-17.00
Courtfield Gardens (West) ​Sunday ​10.00-17.00
Earl’s Court Square ​​Saturday and Sunday 10.00-17.00
Nevern Square ​​Saturday and Sunday 12.00-17.00
Tickets cost £10 before the event and £12 on 14 – 15 June. The price includes a full-colour guidebook (only available with tickets), all booking, credit card and other fees as well as UK postage (if bought before 7 June 2014).


Saturday 14 June

St Cuthbert’s School Summer Fete
Earl’s Court Square
12.00 midday-4.00pm


Thursday 26/Friday 27 and Saturday 28 June

Barkston Gardens
The Earls Courtiers
are proud to present Shakespeare’s
Twelfth Night
£14.00 includes a buffet supper
£12.00 includes a buffet supper (concessions)
£10.00 includes a complementary drink
£8.00 includes a complimentary drink (concessions)
Tickets available from TLC Estate Agents
8 Hogarth Place, London SW5 0QT
020 7370 4000
All profits from Twelfth Night performances go to the St Cuthbert’s Church Restoration Fund
With kind permission of the Barkston Gardens Committee

Yes my dears, now all we have to do is somehow shift our tiny little island into a different hemisphere and see if we can’t catch a glimpse of that mysterious mistress Sun…



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