Junior Gardening Week @ London Transport Museum (26 to 31 Oct)


Cultivate the talents of your budding young gardeners’ during Junior Gardening Week at London Transport Museum in October 2009.

The Museum is celebrating the glory of the garden as part of its new Suburbia exhibition. Junior gardeners can muck in and develop their creative and gardening skills by creating their very own secret garden, making a tiny pot of cress to take home, sing along to handpicked garden songs and make a spooky suburban spider. And it’s all free for accompanied children under 16.

Secret gardens – Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October

  • 14:00 to 16:00 drop-in
  • Suitable for ages 3 and above
  • Take a pot of mud, add a sprinkling of imagination and make a mini secret garden to take home. Construct a shed, fill it with flowers or add your own tiny treasures to make your garden extra special.

Eco-pots – Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October

  • 12:00 to 13.00 drop-in
  • Suitable for ages 3 and above
  • Learn how to make eco-plant pots out of recycled newspaper, ready to plant straight into the ground without disturbing your little seedlings. Collect your free seeds, get planting – then take your pot home and watch them grow.

Sing-along Suburbia – Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October

  • 11:00 drop-in (session lasts 20 minutes)
  • Suitable for under 5s
  • Sing along to a selection of hand picked songs about life in the garden. Including old favourites Incy wincy spider and Wiggly woo the worm.

Spooky suburban spiders – Saturday 31 October only

  • 12.00 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 15.30 drop in
  • Suitable for ages 3 and above
  • Make a spooky spider, to hide in your garden and freak out your friends on Halloween. Eeeek!

For more information
See the Fun Kids review on the London Transport Museum

Admission to the Museum is free to accompanied children under 16.

Adults £10.00; Senior Citizens £8.00; Students £6.00.

London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London, WC2E 7BB.