Dalston Eastern Curve Garden13
Why locals love it
Arts, crafts, architecture, music, cooking, film, dance, design, photography, kids activities, festivals, gardening - literally everything happens in Dalston's own community garden. The team of volunteers here run a well organised program of culture and activity in this garden nestled against the old train line.
Why you should visit it
Check the website to see what's happening, you never know who you'll meet and how you might get involved. Regardless of activities, the Eastern Curve Garden is a great place to escape the city for a while, you're welcome to take a picnic or take advantage of the cafe's home made bakery delights, coffee or beer and wine selections.
The garden has free wifi, as well as a heated pavilion, blankets, hot water bottles and Stanley the cat for keeping warm in the colder months.