The green meet

Join our annual springtime celebration of sustainability and biodiversity!

Explore a wide selection of stalls featuring local craftsmanship and eco-friendly alternatives from small businesses. Learn a new skill at one of our workshops and hear experts discuss the latest topics with exciting talks. Relax to some live music with a bite to eat from sustainable food vendors or the drawing room café. Children can enjoy crafts, outdoor games and more, and adults can enter our tombola for the chance to win big!

Green market

This year, discover an amazing range of stalls with a variety of eco-friendly and sustainable options. The Palace garden barrow will also be on show featuring freshly picked flowers, preserves and wood handcrafted items from our volunteer green woodworkers. With plenty of stalls stocked with sustainable goods to upcycled wonders, come ready to shop!


Talks

Listen to keynote speakers discuss speciality topics, from conservation and sustainability to horticulture and natural history. With talks from Fulham Palace learning producer Alex, to  Brad Scott from the Natural History Museum and others, you’re sure to learn something exciting and new.


Activities for all

From hands-on workshops and family yoga to testing your luck at the tombola, there’s something for everyone at the green meet! Enjoy a picnic on the lawn as you listen to live music, and celebrate all things green with a wide range of tours, talks and workshops.

Garden games

Free • drop in • all ages

Join BushCrafts and SuperCamps in the walled garden for all-day drop-in fun.

Family yoga

Free • pre-booking recommended • all ages

Join Everybody Yoga Company for a free family-friendly yoga session. Explore a fun exercise session, building strong bodies, finding calm and creating foundations for lifelong mental wellness. You don’t need to be a flexible pretzel, just come and have fun! For children ages 1.5+ and their adults.

Session time:

  • 11.00 – 11.30 – Fully booked

Yoga with Lumi Power Yoga

Free • pre-booking recommended • 16+

Powerful, flowing yoga class that combines breath and movement into a dynamic sequence of poses. This Baptiste Yoga inspired class will tone your body and clear your mind. It is an experience that strengthens, stretches and revitalises your whole being and leaves you with a sense of accomplishment. Expect to move, breathe, sweat and be energised!

Mats available, or bring your own if you prefer.

Session times:

  • 12:00 – 12:30
  • 13:00 – 13:30

Nature & photography workshop

£6.00 • pre-booking recommended • ages 14+

See the world through a new lens with a hands-on photography workshop! Join photographer Iara Torres for a nature photography workshop where Iara will show you that all you need is a pen, pencil and phone to capture the natural beauty of the world around you.

Workshop times: 

  • 11:30 – 12:15
  • 13:15 – 14:00
  • 14:45 – 15:30

Monkey Music

£16.00 • pre-booking recommended • ages 6 months – 4 years

Monkey Music is celebrating all things green with some fabulously fun interactive workshops. Perfect for little ones from 1 – 4 years, the sessions will be jam-packed with songs, instruments, activities and learning. Sing, dance, explore percussion instruments and share precious time together – there’ll be the parachute, bubbles and plenty of exciting engaging musical activities to enjoy!

Workshop times: 

  • 11.30 – 12.00 – Fully booked
  • 12.30 – 13.00

Mini-beast hunt

Free • pre-booking recommended • ages 3 – 12

Join learning producer Alex and explore the miniature world of insects! From creepy crawlies to slinking and slithering, discover the insects that call the Palace’s walled garden home.

Workshop times: 

  • 11.30 – 12.00 – Fully booked
  • 13.00 – 13.30 – Fully booked
  • 15.00 – 15.30 – Fully booked

Garden taster tours

Free • drop in • all ages

Join our garden apprentices for garden taster tours and explore topics such as the ongoing pond project, biodiversity in the Palace’s moat and composting!

Chicken Chat

Free • drop in • all ages

Meet the Palace’s feathery friends in the walled garden and hear from the caretaker Pete.

Bee walk

Free • drop in • all ages

Join Dr Tony Madgwick and enjoy a small-scale guided safari where we explore the busy world of invertebrate pollinators.

Green woodworking

Free • drop in • all ages

Watch live woodworking demonstrations or purchase a handmade gift made by the Palace’s woodworking volunteers.

Face painting

£8.00 • drop in • all ages

A fox, flower or a fluttering butterfly, what will you be?

ClimateClue Quiz

free • drop in • all ages

Join ClimateClue on the main lawn for a quiz and learn about the causes and consequences of climate change. Based on scientific facts from the IPCC, have a fun time playing an interactive and collective game.

Play the Climate Clue quiz (suitable for all ages)

11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00


Tombola

Test your luck at the tombola and win a surprise! All proceeds from the tombola go towards supporting the Palace and its garden.


Picnic on the lawn

Grab a beverage and bite to eat and from the drawing room café or some of the delicious food vendors on site. Sit back, relax and enjoy the live music as you take a break from the activities. You’ll be spoilt for choice!


Music on the lawn

Desmarais – Three students studying jazz at the Royal Academy of Music and Guildhall School of Music and Drama who will be playing two sets of tunes from the Great American Songbook and a couple of extra surprises – featuring Lewis James on piano, Lester Ridout on drums and Guy Dempsey on double bass.

Andina

Andina, a female duo brings acoustic sounds from various parts of the Andes to Fulham Palace. Vicki on wind instruments plays sikus – panpipes and quena – wooden flute joined by Marj playing the Andean born 10 stringed charango.


Browse the highlights

For any questions or queries about this event please contact the event organiser Raphaela Ashford by emailing raphaela.ashford@fulhampalace.org.

Everybody Yoga Company

Climate Clue