Greening Project

Hamish Horsley, Guy Stansfeld 1995 —
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Samten Kyil, The Tibetan Garden of Contemplation and Peace

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A garden designed by architect Guy Stansfeld with sculptures by Hamish Horsley, commissioned by the Tibet Foundation. Samten Kyil, or, Place of Contemplation, is set within the Northern area of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. The garden is in dedication to the Dalai Lama and the people of Tibet. [...]

Elefest 2013

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Elefest has been an ongoing event since 2003, bringing together films, music and people over several days in and around Elephant and Castle. 2013 events included the only UK screening of the restored Jamaican cult film The Harder They Come with a DJ set by Don Letts, pop-up market by TheStockMKT, pop-up ping pong in the Shopping Centre, the UK [...]

The Mobile Meadow

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The Mobile Meadow Seedling Walk. Photo credit-Gorm-Ashurst In March 2014, The Mobile Gardeners invited the public to plant up wild flowers around Elephant and Castle. The main sites were outdoors at Siobhan Davies Dance, Charlotte Sharman Primary School and Wansey Street Pocket Park. In March volunteers gathered to sprinkle and sow wild flower seedlings in containers [...]

Haystack

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Haystack, 2008. Image: Tom Wolseley. At the coming of the season, Tom Wolseley conceived and executed Haystack I. Over two days with the help of volunteers, Wolseley cut and gathered with a traditional scythe the recently grown tall grasses of Nursery Row Park meadow. The grasses were pilled high and assembled into a [...]