What’s on in our area
27–28 October: Vegfest UK London
‘The UK’s biggest and most popular vegan festival’. Olympia London, 2 Maclise Road, Hammersmith, London W14 8UX. For tickets, see: https://london.vegfest.co.uk/tickets/
27–28 October: RHS Urban Garden Show
Lindley Hall, London SW1P 2QW and Lawrence Hall, London SW1P 2QD, 11.00am–6.00pm. Members £5, public £8 (£9 on the day). See the RHS website.
3 November: No dig gardening
Talk by Charles Dowding. Oxford & District Federation of Allotment Associations. 7.30–9.30pm, West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Road, Oxford OX2 0BT. Tickets £10 from John Lardner (firstname.lastname@example.org), 8 Snowdon Mede, Headington, Oxford OX3 7TQ.
7 November: No dig gardening
Talk by Charles Dowding. Bracknell Horticultural Association. 7.30pm, Coopers Hill Centre, Crowthorne Road North, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7QS. Admission £5 for members, £7 for non-members in advance, or £10 on the night.
8 November: Growing vegetables
Talk by Writtle College lecturer Michael Abel. National Vegetable Society Surrey District Association. 8.00pm, Lovelace Room, East Horsley Village Hall, Kingston Avenue, East Horsley, Leatherhead, Surrey KT24 6QT. Visitors £3.00, affiliated society members £1.00, NVS members free.
13 November: First aid for gardeners
Talk by Elizabeth Davidson. Wokingham Horticultural Society. 7.30pm for 7.45pm, The Bradbury Centre, The Methodist Church, Rose Street, Wokingham, Berkshire RG40 1XS. Admission £2 for members, £3 for non-members.
3 April: Starting an allotment
Talk by Sally Nex. Bracknell Horticultural Association. 7.30pm, Coopers Hill Centre, Crowthorne Road North, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7QS. Admission free for members, £3 for evening guests.
12–18 August: National Allotments Week
See the National Allotment Society Website.