Autumn Garden Assembly


Pop into the Dame Sylvia Crowe Garden at the Design Museum on 22 October for some autumnal bliss and horticultural shared knowledge.

Date: Sunday 22 October 2023, 11am – 3pm (GMT)

Venue: the Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High St, London W8 6AG

Tickets:  Free / pay what you can

Enjoy short, inspiring talks by expert horticulturalists, garden designers and writers, meet the Growing Together volunteers to swap seeds, hints and tips, enjoy creative activities for all, seasonal refreshments and more! 

Growing Together is a project engaging local older adults, immigrants and refugees to share the stewardship of the Dame Sylvia Crowe garden. They ensure this inclusive learning and research space enables communities of interest to learn about and raise awareness of sustainable design and horticulture practices, biodiversity and climate action. 

The event will feature the short talks ‘What does it mean to Decolonize the Garden?’ with Gardener and Writer Sui Searle and ‘How to Design your London Garden for Complete Beginners’ with Gardener and Educator Danny Hubbard.

Please note that arriving late may result in limited access to some activities.

  • This event is open to all ages – children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 
  • The garden is located to the north of the museum adjacent to Holland Park. Please ask a member of staff for guidance if necessary on the day of your visit.
  • Guide dogs for the Blind and Hearing dogs are welcome, and must be kept on a lead. 
  • Please ensure you only book if you plan to attend and please cancel your booking well in advance if your availability changes. 

Capacity is limited, please book in advance. 
You can pick to attend the 11:00 – 13:15 session or 13:15 – 15:00.