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ARNOLD DAY Sunday 26th May

May 22, 2013

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SUNDAY 26th MAY 2013

2.30 – 5pm

Friends of Arnold Circus invite you to celebrate

Arthur Arnold’s birthday on ARNOLD DAY!

PAVILION BRASS BAND

on the bandstand

with chai & biscuits from Dishoom!

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ANOTHER GREAT BARK SPREADING DAY

April 27, 2013

ImageMany thanks to all our wonderful volunteers who made our 2nd. Bark Spreading Day such a success – Dieter Deswarte, Andy, Lauren & Karen, Jason Caffrey, Peter, Will Nutland, (Robert Bradshaw), Alexis & Hannah, Tommy & Connor, Alice Herrick,  Annegret Affolderbach-Diamini (and Robin Hatton-Gore, not in photo). Also to Leila McAlister for providing the Tea, Panatonne & Blood Oranges for refreshment. ImageImage

THE NEXT BARK SPREADING DAY SATURDAY 27th. APRIL 2013 10.00 -1.00 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

April 13, 2013

66600_10151280134427583_1940468436_nThe Friends of Arnold Circus invite all strong and willing garden-loving volunteers to help us unload and spread the second batch of new bark around the flowerbeds on Saturday 27th April. You will be rewarded with tea, bagels and an Arnold Circus t-shirt!Thank you to all who joined us for the first bark spreading day – many hands made fast work! We would love to see you again…

Please email – contact@foac.org.uk if you can join us (even if its just for an hour!

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‘Hollyhock Hexagon’ seed success!

April 3, 2013

The launch of the exquisite origami hollyhock seed packets at Leila’s was a great success and we have now sold most of the 300 packets.

So, the seeds and love from Arnold Circus will be spread far and wide…

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There are still some packets available at Leila’s Shop,

Ally CapellinoLuna & Curious, Tokyo Bike

and Herrick Gallery.

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Don’t miss the chance to own a very beautiful little piece of community gardening history for only £5!

‘Hollyhock Hexagons’ seed packet launch

March 24, 2013

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The Friends of Arnold Circus proudly present part two of the ‘Hollyhock Project’.You are invited to join us for the launch of the ‘Hollyhock Hexagons’ at Leila’s Shop, 15-17 Calvert Avenue, Shoreditch, London E2 7JP on Monday 25th March, 5-8pm.

Designed by Masaki Miwa at Åbäke, and printed by Hato Press in an edition of 300, these exquisite hand-made origami packets contain approximately 100 multi-coloured hollyhock seeds, gathered last summer on Arnold Circus. The hexagon shaped seed packet features Rachel Whiteread’s ‘Hollyhock Seeds’ as a beautiful bright pink soy ink risograph print, especially created for the Friends of Arnold Circus.

The ‘Hollyhock Hexagons’ are available to buy for £5 from Leila’s Shop and Herrick Gallery.

100% profit from sales of the seed packets goes to the Friends of Arnold Circus.

for all enquiries about the ‘Hollyhock Project’ please email Alice Herrick – prints@foac.org.uk

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Bark Spreading Day on Arnold Circus

March 16, 2013

“Many thanks to all the wonderful volunteers who turned up for the Bark carrying & spreading in spite of the rain –

Will Willow, Dieter Deswarte, Rob & Carien Kremer, Andre Estefany, Jenny Melville, Cecelia, Finn Williams, Trevor, Robin Hatton-Gore, Jean & Pete, and Andy, Karen and daughter Lauren. Also a big thank you to Leila for providing the much appreciated tea, panettone & beigels, and Alice for taking the photos as well as carrying the bark. Luckily the rain wasn’t too bad, and everybody got stuck in and we did it all in an hour! And everyone said they enjoyed it!”

– Andy Willoughby

VOLUNTEER DAY ON THE CIRCUS. SATURDAY 16TH. MARCH. 10a.m. – 2p.m.

February 24, 2013

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The Friends of Arnold Circus invite all able-bodied  and willing garden-loving volunteers (you don’t need to be a strong-man, all help appreciated!) to help us unload, carry up and spread new bark around the flowerbeds on Saturday 16th March. You will be rewarded with tea, bagels, good cheer and an Arnold Circus t-shirt!

Please email – contact@foac.org.uk if you can join us (even if its just for an hour!)

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