Welcome to Abbey Gardens, a community garden in West Ham
surrounding part of the ruins of a
12th century abbey.

There are free garden club sessions and new gardeners are always welcome. The garden is open to visitors from dawn till dusk.


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Gardening sessions take place on
Tuesdays 1pm-3pm
Thursdays 4pm-7pm
Saturdays 10am-4pm

Abbey Gardens Harvest Festival Saturday 22 September

Abbey Gardens Harvest Festival
Saturday 22 September 2 – 5pm
A FREE event for all ages

It’s our fruit and flowers anniversary (4 years)! Come and celebrate all the hard work with activities led by our very own gardeners:
Garden tours and Q&A with garden club leader Hamish
Live cooking using Abbey Gardens produce
Flower arranging and cake decorating competitions
Flower photography with Tim
Chess with Charlie
Creative writing with Ollie
Drawing with Fiona and Chris
Flower Arranging with Nina
Craft for kids with Ashley and Karen
Bug hunt with Marleen
Film and slides: from overgrown site to harvest garden
The big Food Stories picnic rug
Live jazz and blues from
Arch 1 House Band
Songs and ukulele with Ashley and Karen
And our ever popular tea and cake stall

All activities are free. Tea, cake and honesty stall produce for donations to the garden. Cake decorating theme is Fruit and Flowers and entries are to be prepared in advance. Flower arranging entries can be created on the day.