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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Lambeth North Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Kennington Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 23 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 27 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Roots and Shoots, Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, SE1 | 4 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Edmund Clark: War Of Terror
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Roots and Shoots, Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, SE1 | 4 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Roots and Shoots, 61 Westmister Bridge Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 7 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Newport Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 4 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, SE11 | 4 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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South London Pacific
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340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 11 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Union Street Bar
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47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 16 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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Imperial War Museum
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Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Roots and Shoots
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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
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The Vaults, Arch 233 16 minutes walk from Roots And Shoots

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