Locals’ Art Hut will be open at Thrive Battersea Park Main Garden from 5th to 8th October – opening times are approximate and depend on the weather. Thrive’s plant sales kiosk will be open as usual on the 5th and 6th.
Thrive is the leading UK charity that uses gardening to bring positive changes to the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or those who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable. Please visit their website for details: www.thrive.org.uk
Local artists of all levels are invited to the Art Hut between 12:30pm and 1:30pm on the 7th and 8th to briefly chat with the Curator about their work.
Illustrator, Glyn Goodwin will be in the garden for a couple of hours on Sunday creating a nature inspired window display.
Thrive’s Main Garden is within Battersea Park on East Carriage Drive, nearest to the Chelsea Bridge Gate entrance to the Park. Please visit their website for directions: http://www.thrive.org.uk/directions-and-maps.aspx
There is disabled access to the garden and plant kiosk. The Art Hut is accessed by a step up – some of the art will be displayed just outside the Art Hut if weather permits. There are metered parking stations elsewhere within the Park. There is no parking available at the garden. Children, young and vulnerable people must be accompanied and supervised at all times by a parent or adult guardian who is responsible for their care.