27 March 2016

Van Gogh walk celebration for the great man's 163rd birthday

Van Gogh Walk will be holding a special celebration to mark the artist's 163rd birthday and the anniversary of the launch of the project on Wednesday (30 March), 1pm-4pm.

The event, open to all residents, will include:

  • Community gardening, with the sowing of lots and lots of seeds for another spectacular summer display.
  • Local community enterprise Streetscape on hand offering more information about their apprenticeships and opportunities in landscape gardening.
  • The local safer neighbourhood police team will be around to talk about local issues and offering a bike security marking service.  
  • Friends of the Earth will hopefully also be in attendance (tbc) to explain why planting flowers and fruits creates an important habitat as well as a pleasant environment for us

"I am very busy gardening now, I have sown scented peas, poppies and daisies; I have nothing more to do than to wait to see what they will give."

Vincent van Gogh, London, April 1874