Photograph of a lots of wild flowers in a garden with people standing in it

Tate Modern Community Garden

A place for local residents to have some quiet time and explore wildlife

Tate Modern, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

 

This community garden is for those living locally in SE1 and have registered as a Friend of the Garden.

The garden has a pond, an orchard, herb and flower beds, and a pergola. The garden furniture was made by local designers, entirely from trees that have died naturally or recyclable material. There are also compost boxes in the garden for recycling waste.

The creation of the garden was a participatory art project with visual artist Michelle Fuirer, a local steering group and the local community.

Become a Friend of the Garden

We organise a range of different events throughout to year from planting days, volunteering opportunities to regular parents & children workshops. To find out more local residents are invited to become a Friend of the Garden by calling (+) 44 20 7401 5176 or emailing community@tate.org.uk


Would you like to help with gardening?

Contact Peter at Bankside Open Spaces Trust or the Regeneration & Community Partnerships department at Tate Modern on (+) 44 20 7401 5176 to find out about our next workday.

In partnership with Regeneration and Community Partnerships and Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST)Funded by Projects and Estates Department, Tate; Better Bankside; Metropolitan Gardens Association; Jublilee Walkway Trust; Goldman Sachs and Southwark Cathedral

Admission information

The garden is open to local residents that live in Southwark within walking distance of the gallery which may not have a lot of outdoor space

Opening times

Open during daylight hours

Location

Tate Modern
Bankside
London
SE1 9TG
Plan your visit

Events

Social

27 Jun 2017

Make mint tea and lemonade, take part in an activity to create Bouquet garni from the herb bed

FREE
Workshop

Pumpkin adventures

31 Oct 2017

Join us for pumpkin carving and ghost busting with devil cake decorating

FREE

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