Community Harvest Festival in Plaistow’s Greenway Orchard 6 October

Enjoy nature and the outdoors in Plaistow’s Greenway Orchard.  Celebrate harvest and join in some old fashioned community activities. Saturday 6th October 3-5pm on the Greenway Orchard (Boundary Lane entrance) Making corn dollies English apple tasting Best vegetable display (home grown veg), Apple pie & wonky vegetable competition, Plant swap/seeds swap/planting winter veg Local herb […]

Pics of Plaistow Festival week 2018

  Nearly 3500 people enjoyed our week-long Plaistow Festival last month, run by PSBL in partnership with Newham Council!  This was the first ever Plaistow Festival week. Over 700 attended weekday events ranging from a local heritage walk to NewVIc’s Arts and Media Showcase, with more than 2600 joining in the final event with stalls, […]

Awards ceremony for Bloomin’ Plaistow 2018

The 2018 Awards Ceremony took place in the lovely NewVIc cafe on 12 July and was a gathering of gardeners and a celebration of beautiful front gardens.  It was followed by the launch of The Nurses Story booklet. We had food, conversation, ideas for more front garden growing, photos of all the entries and the […]

Gorgeous front gardens celebrated in Bloomin’ Plaistow 2018

We are delighted to announce that from 53 nominations we have Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in the three categories: baskets, boxes and front gardens. 🙂 The criteria:  The nominations were within PSBL area, front gardens only (not back), best use space available and overall impression. BASKETS: Gold – 139 Sutton Court Road, Silver – […]

2017 Plaistow Festival – a successful pilot

ThePlaistow Summer Market Place Festival was held in Plaistow Park on Saturday 22nd July 2017 and attended by around 1900 people. The usual Plaistow Youth Market was matched by three further elements – a collection of community information and activity stalls, a performance stage showcasing local talent, and a range of fun activities including Sumo […]

Bloomin’ Plaistow 2017

We had 34 nominations for 2017’s “Bloomin’ Plaistow” awards. With such an amazing collection of nominees the judging was a lively and challenging session for our Steering Group The award winners were announced at the Plaistow Summer Market Place Festival in July 2017 in Plaistow Park. Congratulations to Mechelle Duffy of Palmer Road (Gold), Saher Arzoo of […]

Celebrating Earth, Crafts and Nature in Plaistow Festival Week

Our Green Spaces workers are bringing you an array of nature inspired activities in the Plaistow Festival week.  Do you love the outdoors?  Join us!  Walking yoga – Monday 18th 3.45-5.15 in Plaistow Park with local yoga teacher Indira Nandha. Gentle exercise, stress reduction and inner happiness in a lovely green space.  Meet at Greengate […]

Join our pea and bean planting on the Greenway 6th June

Following our successful sunflower planting activity at the Plaistow Youth Market in April, we are delighted to support an idea from one of the market-traders to plant peas and beans! Market trader Scarlett Howlett is a passionate gardener and food grower and she identified the perfect place to plant peas and beans would be along the […]