Roots and Shoots

 
 
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The Vauxhall Centre, Lambeth, Walnut Tree Walk, London SE11 6DN 
 
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Roots and ShootsRoots and Shoots is a charitable organisation set up 25 years ago to help disadvantaged young people from Lambeth and Southwark prepare for the world of work. Now the eco-training centre, plant nursery, shop, Wildlife Study Centre and Wild Garden helps young people from nursery, primary and special schools, teaching them about the biodiversity of insect, plant and bird life. Located on Walnut Tree Walk, off the west side of Kennington Road (opposite the Ship pub, a few minutes walk from the Imperial War Museum), the garden and study centre is a green oasis in the city with children's activities and story-telling, demonstrations and workshops to keep them busy. The Wild Garden is the base of the London Beekeepers' Association, who run beekeeping courses and taster days. Honey is sold in our shop (when available) where you'll also find Roots and Shoots Autumn Bounty, their own apple juice, pressed on site, and other ethically sourced items.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Kennington Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Lambeth's Living Waters and Spring Science Fair Roots and Shoots, SE11 6DN 16th March 2008 "When people think of spring they usually think of crocuses and things like...

 
 
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Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  29% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Novotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  38% off
113 Lambeth Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  24% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 8 minutes from Roots and Shoots
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 32 minutes from Roots and Shoots
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 33 minutes from Roots and Shoots
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
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Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 35 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Electra
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th September to 20th December 2014
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 11 minutes from Roots and Shoots
Kristin Scott Thomas stars in Ian Rickson's production of Electra, the tragedy of Electra and Orestes's revenge on their father's killers, as written by Sophocles. Scott ...More
 
 
 
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Alex Tyrrell - 10 Empty Boxes
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 16th September 2014 - 11am-7pm
The Vaults, Arch 233, 10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Bampton Classical Opera
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 16th September 2014 - 7pm
St John's Smith Square, Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 12 minutes from Roots and Shoots
A double-bill of Gluck's Il Parnaso Confuso and Bertoni's Orfeo to celebrate the 300th birthday of Gluck....More
 
 
 
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White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Roots and Shoots
It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably under ... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults
London > Entertainment >
Leake Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Roots and Shoots
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
 
 
 
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Roots and Shoots
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Roots and Shoots
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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St George's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Roots and Shoots
One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Roots and Shoots
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Koza Restaurant and Bar
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
82 kennington road, SE11 | 3 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Zeitgeist at the Jolly Gardeners
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49-51 Black Prince Road, Lambeth, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Cotto
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89 Westminster Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 5 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, SE11 | 12 minutes from Roots and Shoots
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, SE11 | 7 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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The Anchor & Hope
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36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 11 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 16 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Roots and Shoots
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 13 minutes from Roots and Shoots
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 

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First World War Galleries
First World War Galleries
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 4 minutes walk from Roots And Shoots

Visitors will discover the story of the First World War when IWM London re-opens on 19th July 2014 with new ...More

 
Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War
Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 4 minutes walk from Roots And Shoots

The first major retrospective of British First World War art for almost 100 years, featuring 110 paintings, sculptures and drawings ...More

 
Mark Neville
Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2014 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 4 minutes walk from Roots And Shoots

A specially-commissioned exhibition featuring photographic and film images of British soldiers and the Afghan civilian population....More

Horrible Histories: Spies
Horrible Histories: Spies
Kids Events | Until 4th January 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 4 minutes walk from Roots And Shoots

The IWM London (Imperial War Museums) in London re-opened on 19th July 2014, having closed its doors for redevelopment in ...More

 
Gardens And War
Exhibitions | Until 24th December 2014 

Garden Museum 7 minutes walk from Roots And Shoots

Exhibition at the Garden Museum examining the way in the which the domestic garden has been utilised by the state ...More

The Blues Of Eric Ranzoni
Concerts | Until 21st October 2014 

Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec 8 minutes walk from Roots And Shoots

Jazz-blues by the Anglo-Italian pianist and vocalist....More

Stereohype 2004-2014
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2014 

London College Of Communication 9 minutes walk from Roots And Shoots

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Mojo
Theatre | Until 21st September 2014 

White Bear Theatre 10 minutes walk from Roots And Shoots

A drama set in 1940s Soho where a group of aspiring gangsters go to desperate lengths to hide their true ...More

 
 
 
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