The Wishing Tree

 


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A magical wishing tree has grown in Bernie Spain Gardens. No ordinary tree, this is made from materials saved from landfill, measuring over 6 metres high. Each side of the tree is built from thousands of boxes designed by London primary school children. The boxes contain their own scene or 'mini-world', describing the children's vision for the future. By day, light filters through these transparent art works, by night it becomes a vivid block of colour.

The tree is covered in swathes of bunting; each piece of material has a message from a child describing their pledge or wish for the future of the planet.

Open workshops will be held over the festival weekend from 12 - 6pm in the sunken garden. Come and make a mini windmill, and add your own wish to the tree.

  • 12 noon-10pm

Where

Bernie Spain Gardens
Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PP
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