The Mobile Apothecary
Bethnal Green Nature Reserve
Bethnal Green Nature Reserve
Forest Fridays - After School Club 2023
4.00pm – 5.30pm
Fri 31 March 2023
Forest Friday’s is a free, weekly forest school for local children and families to explore the wonders of nature on your doorstep. School aged children and their families can learn...
Nature Reserve Volunteers Sessions
11.00am – 1.00pm
Sat 6 May 2023
In 2023 we will be hosting weekly volunteer sessions 11am – 1pm each Saturday from 6th May till 25th November 2023. These sessions are for both new and regular volunteers...
'We Extend Ourselves Towards Each Other's Aliveness'
Sun 30 April 2023
Farzana Khan was artist in residence at the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve during 2022, and part of, ‘We Speak In Tongues About The Thing(s) We Love’ programme curated by...
Mobile Apothecary - Street Service
7.00pm – 8.00pm
Sun 1 May 2022
The Mobile Apothecary will be serving on the Corner of Bethnal Green Rd + Cambridge Heath Rd, Bethnal Green: 1st May @ 7pm – 8pm We will be serving alongside...
Mobile Apothecary - Autumn Schedule
8.00pm – 9.00pm
Thu 14 October 2021
Mobile Apothecary - Autumn Schedule 2021 7th October, Hackney Town Hall @ 8pm – 9pm 4th November, Hackney Town Hall @ 8pm – 9pm 2nd December, Hackney Town Hall @...
Laughter & Nature Comedy Night
Join us for a night or stand-up comedy at the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. 7pm - 10pm, 9th October Laughter & Nature Comedy Night is an experiMENTAL open mic comedy...
Letters to the Earth: A Creative Workshop
Time to Pause. Time to Connect. Time to Listen. Connect with others to share your responses to the current crises we face: climate change, biodiversity loss, social injustice and our...
Ecology Internship - Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, Tower Hamlets
We are recruiting an Ecology Intern aged 18 – 25 years old from underrepresent groups within the conservation sector i.e. BIPOC, ethnic minorities, people from working class backgrounds & LGBTQ+...
Recipes for Resistance: Migration and un/belongin
Healing Justice Ldn have teamed up with Recipes for Resistance to offer three workshops exploring Memory, Grief, and Un/belonging in relationship to the politics of food and identity. The third...
Mobile Apothecary Schedule
Free herbal medicine to support community health. 11th April, Bethnal Green Tube Station @ 7:30pm – 8:30pm 22nd April, Hackney Town Hall @ 8pm – 9pm 7th May, Ridley...
F*Choir Singing Workshop
Meet F*Choir and explore their music and methods at an ‘Open Singing Session’ within the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. Led by Jenny Moore, we will explore breathing and sounding together...
F*Choir is in residence at the Bethnal Green Nature throughout 2021. F*Choir a London-based, all-genders choir led by performance artist and drummer Jenny Moore. Over the last 4 years it...
Create Conscious Community Presents Healing Herbalism!
Create Conscious Community & Rebecca Lazerou will be hosting a special online event featuring Rasheeqa Ahmad & Shumaisa Khan. The online event will be broadcast live from the Phytology...
Daze Aghaji + Adelaide Bannerman Billboard pt.2
This billboard is the second of three hand-painted texts, part of a series of questions, observations and statements reflecting on this space, the environment and representation. ‘wecomewithourquestions’ is part of...
Daze Aghaji + Adelaide Bannerman Billboard pt.1
This billboard is the first of three hand-painted texts, part of a series of questions, observations and statements reflecting on this space, the environment and representation. ‘wecomewithourquestions’ was first initiated...
Fiona Banner aka The Vanity Press - Billboard
Fiona Banner has hand painted the Phytology billboard in stages over the summer, week by week adding in new letters and words to form the phrase ‘The Retrospective Has Been...
Fiona Banner aka The Vanity Press is artist in residence throughout 2020/21. Banner often works under the moniker of The Vanity Press, the imprint she established in 1997 with her...
Adelaide Bannerman is a curator based in London who lives close to the Phytology site in Bethnal Green. Currently in residence, she is planning a site-specific residency and public programme...
Queer Ecologies: Microbe Disco
As part of Electric Dreams Online, The Queer Ecologies collective invites you to join us for a multi-species, multi-generational and intersectional virtual disco! Come meet your companion species, move with...
About us The Mobile Apothecary is a growing network of volunteers spanning the areas of herbalism, horticulture and the arts. Since April 2019, we have been bringing people together to...
Artists and activist, Lu Williams, has been commissioned to produce a billboard and street poster campaign in the summer of 2018. A version of her ‘Teenage Girls Are Our Future’...
Alternative School of Economics
The Alternative School of Economics is a collaboration between artists Ruth Beale and Amy Feneck. It is both an artwork and a way of working; it links artist practice with...
From 2018 / 2019 we co-created a range of new composting systems at the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, including a wormery, thermal compost pile and a much needed accessible compost...
In 2017 the Phytology team launched a new bat sanctuary project - extending the natural resources of the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve to accommodate urban bat populations. The development of...
DJ Simpson is a contemporary artist who was inspired by the non-human architecture found across the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, such as nests, hives and dreys. Across the Summer &...
The Bethnal Green Nature Reserve pond network were originally installed 2002, with its first upgrade taking place in 2016. In 2021 we will begin a year long upgrade and extension...
So Below is a graphic essay by cartoonist and journalist Sam Wallman. Exploring the idea of land ownership, Wallman melds the political with the poetic, connecting both historical and contemporary...
Help us understand how city living is affecting mental well-being. Urban Mind is an app that measures your experience of city living in the moment. After downloading and installing the...
A large billboard hoarding has been installed within the South-West corner of the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, hosting an evolving and eclectic series of interventions by contemporary artists. The billboard...
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