in News April 17, 2019

Olive Tree Planted in East London

As part of our Inter-generational gardening project sponsored by Team London, on Monday 15th March at John Tucker House, a sheltered housing block in the Isle of Dogs, in partnership with Gateway Housing and the charity Seeds for Growth. An olive tree was planted to commemorate the memory of the Christchurch victims. An Olive tree  is one of… Read more

in News April 11, 2019

Easter Sunday Fact Sheet

What is Easter? Easter is a Christian festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. What does Easter mean? The etymology of the term Easter it not completely clear. The most common interpretation of the meaning of the term is that it originates from the name of an Old English goddess of the dawn… Read more

in News April 11, 2019

Rama Navami Fact Sheet

What is Rama Navami? Rama Navami is a Hindu festival celebrating the birthday of Lord Rama. The festival is a part of Vasanta Navaratri, a ten-day long Hindu spring festival. What does Rama Navami mean? Rama is the name of the seventh avatar of the God Vishnu. Navami is the ninth day (tithi) of the… Read more

in News April 11, 2019

Vaisakhi Fact Sheet

Vaisakhi is a Sikh festival commemorating the creation of the Khalsa Panth, the inner core of the Sikh faith. When is it celebrated? Vaisakhi usually occurs on the 13th or 14th of April each year.  In 2019, Vaisakhi is being celebrated on Sunday 14th April. What is the religious significance? The Khalsa tradition was created… Read more