Chelsea Fringe 2019

There is so much going on for the Chelsea Fringe the week before Chelsea bursts into full bloom next week for the Flower Show.

Saturday 18th May:

The World's Longest Daisy Chain: 


Be part of an historic challenge as part of a tribute to Dame Mary Quant celebrating the daisy to beat the world record of the longest daisy chain EVER in Dovehouse Street, Chelsea.

The event is FREE but you will need to register as places are limited.

all info and how to book here.

A Matisse-inspired bottle garden:


Children of all ages from The Horniman Primary school will be planting bee friendly plants, grown from seeds by them, to create a Matisse-inspired recycled bottle garden. A really magical and inspiring project which we cannot wait to share with you all. In collaboration with the Horniman Museum and Gardens, we are all invited to join in making these bee friendly plants. 

There will be two hour-long sessions at 11.00am and 1.00pm but please check online at chiaramello floral design and Horniman for confirmation and updates.

All information here.

Woodland magic:

The Friends of Horsenden Hill are inviting everyone to experience some Woodland magic and forest fun throughout Saturday 18 May. Lots of activities running from 10am - 2pm including face painting, mindfulness family sessions, woodland forest school, family storytelling from the Green Man, walks and talks and general woodland celebrations.

This is part of London's 2019 Urban Tree Festival, made possible with support from Trees for Cities.

Full info available here.

Sunday 19th May:

Smell and Touch Safari:

11:30 am - 1:00 pm - meet under the guns in front of the Imperial War Museum.

Part of London’s 2019 Urban Tree Festival, made possible by city-greening charity Trees for Cities. We are delighted to welcome Andrew Stuck, founder of the Museum of Walking to lead a 90 minute 'walkshop' as a Smell & Touch safari.

A 90 minute workshop-on-foot for all the family. Learn how to discern and capture the scents and smells of urban nature and green spaces using your senses of smell and touch.

Book your places here.

Tree Adventures and Magical Fairytales on the Embankment:


It's all going on at the Inner Temple Garden and they've even allowing some serious tree climbing in the heart of it all. The Big Tree Climbing Company will be running tree climbing sessions which need to be booked ahead of time. 

Don't miss Hobgoblin Theatre Company's Hansel & Gretel in the afternoon, lots of arts and crafts, screen printing and live music. Entry to the garden is free.

All information here.