News Archive — Join us for a summer of fun in the GRACECHURCH GARDEN
This summer, The Gracechurch Centre is set to be transformed with our very own garden hideaway, complete with a lovely lawn, deck chairs for lounging and potting shed for passing the time…
Join us every Friday throughout the summer holidays for a different fun activity each week for all the family – from green-fingered gardeners to gig-goers alike.
Plus enjoy summer games on the lawn each week including giant Jenga and noughts and crosses.
If you attend any of the first three events, you’ll be given a loyalty card to be stamped at each event, and if you attend four or more events, you’ll be able to enter our free prize draw to win a £100 Gracechurch Gift Card. Terms and conditions apply >>.
Friday 3rdAugust 11am – 4pm
Blooming Festival Beauty
Get that festival look for free with glitter face art design, summer plaits and hot summer nights hair styles – all perfect for that festival feeling!Kids will also be able to design festival flower headbands or bandanas at the festival craft station. There’ll also be music all day to create that authentic festival atmosphere.
Friday 10thAugust 11am – 4pm
Go Plant Potty
Grab your trowel, it’s time to get gardening! Enjoy a crafty day of flower pot decorating, then take away your personalised pot, together with a pack of seeds and soil to sow and grow at home.
Friday 17thAugust 11am – 4pm
A ‘Fab’ summer’s day
Free ice lollies any one? Oh yes! Pop down to the Gracechurch Garden for your chance to receive a FREE FAB! There’s a limited number available so get down early to avoid disappointment. Kids can also enjoy fab summer stories with live storytelling every hour and puppets to bring the stories to life.
Friday 24thAugust 11am – 4pm
Pimm’s in the Potting Shed
Take a seat and enjoy live music on the green with a free Pimm’s treat in hand and soak up those summer vibes.
Friday 31stAugust 11am – 4pm
The succulent summer give away
Spend over £5 in the centre on the day and pop to the potting shed with your receipt, to choose a succulent to take home. Green fingered kids can join the fun with the chance to create their own little plant pot and take it away with seeds to grow at home.