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  • The churchyard in Waterloo #1: Plant Portraits

    Following World Environment Day, we're now exploring the Churchyard at St John's Waterloo, a historic green oasis in the heart of London. Jonathan Trustram from the Churchyard of St John's, provide us with interesting article about plants (and images) from the same garden. 1. There are several of this indigofera's more common cousin, I. heterantha in the churchyard. Jonathan Trustram is a gardening volunteer at the Churchyard of St John's Waterloo.

  • The churchyard in Waterloo #5: about campsis and echiums

    We're now exploring the Churchyard at St John's Waterloo, its history, its plants and its kind carers. Jonathan Trustram, from the Churchyard, writes about two of the plants. Our campsis (C. radicans) is the most long-suffering plant in the churchyard. It grows by the railings against Waterloo Road, near the cork oak. Jonathan Trustram is a gardening volunteer at the Churchyard of St John's Waterloo.

  • The churchyard in Waterloo #7: Box moth and caterpillars

    Over the last few weeks, we've been exploring the Churchyard at St John's Waterloo, its history, its plants and its kind carers. Jonathan Trustram, from the Churchyard, shares with us a note about sparrows which he wrote back in Spring 2018. The first scouts had arrived in Waterloo late last autumn (2017), advancing from Stockwell and Camberwell where they have entirely consumed just about every single ball, mound, hedge and pyramid of box. He was just passing through, never been there before, but he liked sitting in the churchyard, said it was peaceful. Jonathan Trustram is a gardening volunteer at the Churchyard of St John's Waterloo.

  • The churchyard in Waterloo #2: Ideas towards a herb garden in Waterloo

    Following World Environment Day, we're now exploring the Churchyard at St John's Waterloo, a historic green oasis in the heart of London. So many of these plants are familiar already to us in Waterloo. The cardoon, which has already marched across from St John’s to Waterloo Green, is there. He told his next-door neighbour, one of Waterloo’s assistants. Jonathan Trustram is a gardening volunteer at the Churchyard of St John's Waterloo.

  • The churchyard in Waterloo #4: Jonathan tells the story of Putting Down Roots

    We're now exploring the Churchyard at St John's Waterloo, its history, its plants and its kind carers. Jonathan Trustram, from the Churchyard, reflects on the recent stories of the churchyard. In SE1 we worked on Waterloo Green, Emma Cons garden opposite the Old Vic, Mint Street Park and St George's churchyard in the Borough. Gradually our work at Waterloo Green, Emma Cons garden, Mint Street Park, Archbishop's Park and St George's churchyard dried up. Jonathan Trustram is a gardening volunteer at the Churchyard of St John's Waterloo.

  • The churchyard in Waterloo #6: Gardening against Adversity, thoughts on a line from Virgil

    Jonathan Trustram, a volunteer at the Churchyard at St John's Waterloo, has been helping us explore the garden's history, its plants and its kind carers. When I worked in St Mungo's gardening project, Putting Down Roots, in which homeless people, mostly living in St Mungo's hostels, came out – for some it was a coming out – to do voluntary gardening, St John's churchyard in Waterloo, long a place for street drinking, drug taking and rough sleeping was one of our gardens; though scarcely a garden in the beginning, and a favourite spot for drinkers was under a big pollarded plane tree. The city itself is a kind of protection for the churchyard, its great walls of brick, concrete and steel keeping out aphids and slugs, acting as a kind of cordon sanitaire against disease, at a cost, of course, the cost of pollution, but the pollutants are more harmful to people than plants. Jonathan Trustram is a gardening volunteer at the Churchyard of St John's Waterloo.

  • The churchyard in Waterloo #3: Remembering the volunteers at Putting Down Roots

    We're now exploring the Churchyard at St John's Waterloo, its history, its plants and its kind carers. Jonathan Trustram from the Churchyard of St John's, remembers with fondness the volunteers. In SE1 we worked on Waterloo Green, Emma Cons Garden opposite the Old Vic, Mint Street Park and St George's churchyard in the Borough. Jonathan Trustram is a gardening volunteer at the Churchyard of St John's Waterloo.

  • Waterloo Lives

    from The Museum of Things That Dont's Stand Still To finish off Waterloo Festival 2020, we're exhibiting a project by postgraduate students at the University of Westminster. 'Waterloo Lives' features collected memories from Waterloo and North Lambeth residents. Devised over the course of Spring 2019 by students following an MA in Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture and in collaboration with St John's Waterloo, this project was first exhibited at the Tate Exchange as part of 'The Museum of Things That Don't Stand Still'. The original interactive installation was built around a map laid down on the floor, encouraging people to step in and trace the streets of Waterloo.

  • Festivalcast on Morley Radio #12: The Inner Vision Orchestra

    Euchar Gravina, Artistic Director of the Waterloo Festival, speaks to Baluji Shrivastav OBE and local Kate Portal. Festivalcast, the Waterloo Festival's podcast series, is brought to you by Morley Radio. Baluji and Kate performing at St John's Churchyard, September 2020

  • Artists in Waterloo #9: Rachel Wegh

    Throughout Waterloo Festival 2020, we've been platforming artists who either live in or are connected to Waterloo. Rachel is a photographer, filmmaker, writer and lyricist living in Waterloo since 1998. I am also working to producing some online workshops in collaboration with philosopher and psychologist Austin Caffrey, also a Waterloo resident and the host of the Waterloo Philosophy cafes. I have just begun to put together a photography and written history project about Waterloo, specifically focused on the residential properties, people and services that sit to the east of Waterloo Station. Pearman Street, Waterloo VE Day Party 1945 Waterloo History Project Areas The project will take place in three phases as shown on the map.

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