• Spring and autumn plant sales of plants raised and donated members and volunteers
  • Two weeks of free Summer Arts for children every school holidays for many years
  • An annual Strawberry Tea for 120 local pensioners in the garden with entertainment as well as mountains of strawberries, scones and cream. The strawberries are kindly donated by one of the nearly Chapel Market stall holder Dave and Pam
  • Regular trips for members and volunteers – spring and autumn visits to Kew Gardens, Chelsea Physic Garden and inspiring green places. These trips provide an important learning opportunity, and help to build cohesion between people at Culpeper from different groups
  • Summer and Winter Solstice celebrations in the garden for members and volunteers
  • The Culpeper Choir set up in 2017 with the help of a Local Initiatives grant from Islington Council
  • Workshops for adults, with funding from the Peoples Postcode Lottery covering simple horticultural techniques, plant identification, pond life, hanging baskets, edible flower growing and botanical drawing arts workshops.
  • An annual Garden Open Day as part of London Open Garden Squares Weekend where we give guided tours and provide refreshments to visitors.
  • We hosted Gardeners Question Time in 2018
  • A series of green mindfulness sessions in the garden and trips to local woods for ‘forest bathing’ funded by London Catalyst.
  • In its 36th year, Culpeper was awarded a level 6 Outstanding in the Britain in Bloom category by the Royal Horticultural Society; and achieved second prize as Best Community Garden